43 years on: Tangshan reborn after earthquake

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Tangshan, North China’s Hebei Province, on July 28, 1976, and claimed the lives of more than 240,000 people. A man mourns the victims at the memorial wall for the Tangshan Earthquake. (Photo: Xinhua) More than 164,000 people were seriously injured, 3,817 people became paraplegic, and 4,204 children became orphans. The catastrophic …

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the precious finding of Kukan, a documentary recording WWII in China

Robin Lung (left) attends the screening of her documentary Finding Kukan at the Shanghai American Center on Saturday. (Photo: Courtesy of Shanghai American Center) Li paid a great deal of attention to the negative portrayal of Chinese in US films from her generation. When the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression broke out, the international …

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Discovering Los Angeles

Home to one of the most diverse populations in the US, Los Angeles brims with opportunities and resources to help new residents settle in when compared to other major cities in the USA. The warmth of the city cascades from its cultural melting pot and the year-round sunny weather. The cityscape is quite dynamic, featuring …

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Post-COVID-19 changes in the USA

Although certain categories of travellers are allowed to enter the USA, it’s still not recommended to travel there for non-essential reasons. If you’re still looking to relocate to the USA after the COVID-19 crisis, here’s an insight into current and forthcoming changes regarding entry requirements and visas, work, real estate, education, cost of living, lifestyle, …

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