Learn the origins of "exploding bamboo" and how to make your own classroom-safe firecrackers—just in time for Chinese New Year!
Prepare for Chinese New Year with history and legends of the Chinese Zodiac. Learn why this year's New Year celebration will feature goats, what your birth year says about you, and why (legend states) cats chase rats.
In this blog post, our editor Bing brought back the latest information she learned from her trip to Shanghai on what's the most popular phrases and movies in China.
Macy’s made the savvy decision to open their first store outside of the U.S in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, in 2018! Soon the people of Abu Dhabi will be toting their own shopping bags emblazoned with a red star.
From January 1st to January 3rd, Japanese businesses close their doors and families gather together to usher in the New Year in a very special way. Celebrating the New Year in Japan is quite different from the glittering champagne parties of the western world. It is a days-long traditional event which begins several days before-hand and requires extensive preparation.
Hi, I’m Bing. I’m an editor at Cheng & Tsui. I just traveled back from Shanghai, and have brought back some front-line information about Asia. I will be sharing some of my experiences with you in this Live from Shanghai series.
As the temperature gradually declines, how you are going to stay warm during the cold months besides eating soup and drinking hot cocoa? Today we'll teach you about a handful of popular winter foods from Asia as alternatives, to vary your diet. These treats will warm you from the inside-out.
Macy’s revenue across the U.S. is around $6.5 billion each quarter, but there is a company in China whose sales once hit $2.1 billion in just one day. The company is called “天猫Tmall,” one of the biggest e-commerce sites owned by 阿里巴巴(Alibaba,) and the day that set the record was 11/11/2012.
Besides being the home of the Jade Rabbit and Chang’E (and perhaps one day a few taikonauts), the moon has been a source of poetic inspiration for the Chinese since ancient times.
In 1957, the year the Soviet Union launched Sputnik into space, Mao Zedong expanded China's nuclear weapons project into the country's first space program. Throughout the 1950s China cooperated with the Soviet Union, but after relations between the two countries declined in 1960, China began to work alone and to focus on missile defense systems. Though the program declined after Mao's death, China revived its space program after the end of the Cold War.