Posts tagged "chinese"

For Chinese Adoptees Living In The U.S., Life Is “Somewhere Between”

In the 1970s, China adopted a “one-child policy,” which strongly encouraged (translation: forced) families to limit the number of kids they had in order to help control China’s growing population.

Julie Gerstein | August 21, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Her 12 Best Looks: Fan BingBing

Fan BingBing is a major star in her native China, where she’s managed to eek out a dual career as both a film star and a pop singer. That means…

Julie Gerstein | June 26, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Sexy Chinese School Teaches Mandarin Via Bikini Clad Profs — a “sexy” Mandarin language school with teachers wearing bikinis —  supposedly helps foreigners learn the Chinese tongue. Because we all know how focused and attentive men are…

Jessica Wakeman | June 18, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Are “Chinese Mothers” Superior?

The Wall Street Journal ran a controversial op-ed by Yale Law professor Amy Chua about “Chinese mothers,” or more broadly, a sub-set of strict parents who expect excellence from…

Jessica Wakeman | January 10, 2011 - 7:30 pm

The Ever-Expanding Internet

This week, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers will vote on two key proposals. If passed, the first would allow the use of non-Latin characters, i.e., domain names…

Catherine Strawn | June 26, 2008 - 3:00 pm