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  • Happy Chinese New Year
    Welcome to the Year of the Ram
    Welcome to the Year of the Ram (or is it the Year of the Sheep?). Depending on how you translate it - goat, ram or sheep - is the animal for 2015's Chinese New Year. The Chinese year 4712 begins on Feb. 19, 2015 and the celebration is the...
  • A festive Lion Dance parade and performance by Gund Kwok Asian Women's Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe
    MFA open house celebrates Year of the Goat
    As Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese traditions herald and the Lunar New Year on Feb. 19, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) will honor the Chinese New Year with festivities of its own. The Museum will offer a free open house to visitors from 10 a...
  • apium den cocktail
    Fung Tu's apium den cocktail recipe
    This cocktail features a pleasantly mouth-numbing syrup made from Sichuan peppercorns.IngredientsFor the Sichuan peppercorn syrup:1 oz Sichuan peppercorns1 whole star anise3 qts waterWhite sugar, as neededFor the cocktail:2 fl oz gin, preferably...
  • Canadian man found guilty of murder and dismembering through video posted online
    Canadian man found guilty of murder and dismembering through video posted online
    After a week-long deliberation, a Canadian jury delivered a guilty verdict for 32-year-old Luka Magnotta, a gay escort. Magnotta has a history of mental illness, and his father had a medical history of schizophrenia.Prior to his encounter with the...
  • Forbidden City exhibition
    For the Holidays visit the VMFA’s exclusive exhibition "Forbidden City".
    Bright red and gold colors, family gatherings, gaudy furniture and enormous scrolls represent the Chinese imperial art on loan from the Forbidden City (Palace Museum) in Beijing, China. In the United States this exclusive exhibition, which closes...
  • Chinese newborn buried alive: Chinese baby buried alive, 'stillborn' breathing
    Chinese newborn buried alive: Chinese baby buried alive, 'stillborn' breathing
    A Chinese newborn baby, buried alive, survived for over two hours underground in a tiny coffin buried on a family farm before being dug up and found very much alive. The miracle baby girl, born three months premature, was initially thought by the...
  • Chinese newborn buried alive by grandmother, baby miraculously survives
    Chinese newborn buried alive in shallow grave, baby survives
    AChinese newborn was buried aliveand miraculously survived after the baby's grandmother buried it in the ground, thinking it was stillborn. According to a Dec. 6 report from Mirror, the unnamed baby was born in the Chinese province of Liaoning...
  • Hakkasan Beverly Hills
    Hakkasan Beverly Hills- Chinese fine dining at its finest!
    When you hear the name Hakkasan, images of the hottest nightclub in Las Vegas may conjure up in your mind, but Hakkasan actually began as a fine dining Chinese restaurant in London in 2001. Since then, it has expanded around the world to locations...
  • Davidoff celebrates Chinese Year of the Sheep with Limited Edition Cigars
    Davidoff celebrates Chinese Year of the Sheep with Limited Edition Cigars
    To celebrate the Chinese Year of the Sheep, Davidoff introduces a range of exciting Limited Edition Cigar AccessoriesBasel, November 2014. Davidoff delights aficionados across the globe with an exclusive Limited Edition range of accessories to...
  • J 31
    Military aviation's leaky bag
    Throughout my working career, I have worked with the aerospace aviation and defense industry and Department of Defense. My father was an aerospace engineer following his having been a Navy air crewman and bombardier in WWII. While a student at The...
  • Gum-chewing Obama considered rude by Chinese at summit
    Gum-chewing Obama considered rude by Chinese at summit
    President Barack Obama attended theAsia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Beijing yesterday, and apparently many Chinese were a bit taken aback by what he was doing as he stepped from his limousine. An article published this morning in USA...
  • Chinese Ice Carvers
    Galveston Island, a surprising vacation treat
    By Bob & Sandy NesoffMembers: North American Travel Journalists Association American Society of Journalists and AuthorsIf it’s good enough for Disney, it’s good enough for anyone else.Galveston Island just south of Houston, Texas,...
  • Chino Latino Taco Special
    New menu for Mexican cuisine features Asian fusion taco
    When it comes to Asian cuisine, tacos aren't usually a dish that comes to mind. However, the popularity of Asian cuisine has made its way into fusion restaurants and fusion dishes throughout the city. Ay Chiwowa in the Near North Side is known...
  • Leon de Oro
    Leon de oro
    When it comes to Brooklyn eateries, one of its many attractive features is the fusion restaurant. East Williamsburg has a bustling community of Asian, Latin and Caribbean locals, which lends itself to multi-ethnic dining options. Leon De Oro ...
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    Fox News host slips up and uses extremely racist statement live on the air
    A Fox News host had a major slip of the tongue and used a racist slur during an on screen rant.When discussing who he thought posed the biggest threat to the United States duriing Thursdays's episode of "The Five," co-host Bob Beckel...