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Year of the Rat stamp

The Year of the Rat Forever stamp was released with a first-day issue and a brooch pin on January 11, 2020, by the US Postal Service at the Lunar New Year Street Festival 2020 in Monterey Park, California. This is the 3rd time the US Postal Service released the Year of the Rat stamp since 1996.

Regulating virtual violence could lower actual violence

At a White House meeting in February, US President Donald Trump said the nation needs to address what young people are seeing. His remarks came after the February 14 shootings at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 22:08:40

Demand for bulletproof panels surge

Last month's Florida high school shooting massacre stirred strong emotions among parents across the US, leading to massive demand for protective gear for children.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 22:08:39

Student charged with parents' murders

A 19-year-old college student charged with killing his parents on his school campus in the US state of Michigan appeared in court via video from his hospital bed on Tuesday afternoon, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
Source: Agencies | 2018/3/8 22:03:41

Following the Dream

Members of the California Dream Network and the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights hold a poster-making party and rally to demand action on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in downtown Los Angeles on Monday. Immigrant rights activists have adopted the butterfly as a symbol of peaceful migration.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 22:03:40

Chinese-American teen honored with Army heroism medal

Chinese-American Peter Wang, a 15-year-old honors student at Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida had always dreamed of going to the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 22:03:40

Fighting the good fight

Ke-Qin Hu, professor of medicine and director of Hepatology Services at University of California, Irvine, was recently elected president of the USA Chinese Scholars Association, one of the most prestigious associations of Chinese-American scholars with nearly 300 members.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 22:03:40

Fresh voice

A young Peking Opera fan performs during the “Cultures of China, Festival of Spring” LA Spring Show at the Cal State LA Luckman Theater on Sunday in Los Angeles.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 22:03:39

Trump sets sights on 'chain migration'

When a recent Harvard-Harris poll asked registered voters last month if America's immigration system should prioritize education and skill set, or family background, roughly 80 percent preferred a merit-over-blood selection process for new arrivals.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 21:47:34

Playing it cool

US Olympic skater Nathan Chen meets his fans at The Rinks Lakewood Ice, Los Angeles, before leaving for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games on January 31.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 21:47:33

PG One misguided, but still has rights

After drawing criticism from authorities and fans, PG One, a well-known Chinese rapper, and former “Rap of China” champion, is seeing his fan base continue to dwindle.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:13:40

Chen Su: Guardian of modern Chinese history

One way to tell if an American university is a premier academic institution is the campus presence of an East Asian library.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:13:40

In the pink

Visitors take photos in front of a pink wall with their cellphones in West Hollywood on Sunday, as temperatures reach 27 C. The pink wall is one of LA's most frequently photographed spots.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:13:40

Interracial marriage: two cultures and one love

For couples of different cultures, marriage is an adventure, a step into the unknown. For their offspring, the implications can be real.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 22:43:40

Infrastructure in US: fixing roads will pay for itself

Experts with the American Society of Civil Engineers have given the US transportation infrastructure a near failing grade and expect the cost of reconstruction to top $4 trillion, spread over 10 years.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 22:38:40

Eviction Day

Members of an activist group protest in front of signs on a fence along Orange County's largest homeless encampment along the Santa Ana riverbed on Monday. Sheriff's deputies and public works crews descended on the encampment border, hauling away trash and advising people who live there to start packing their belongings as authorities start the process of clearing the camp.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 22:38:40

2018 gets off to rocky start as Trump sets sights on California

For Democratic-controlled US states, the war is just beginning, and the first battle was announced just as 2018 was getting started.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 23:23:40

Ontario airport progress expects clear skies ahead

Built in a bid to address increasing travel demand from residents in Southern California, Ontario International Airport (ONT), located in San Bernardino County, has shown stable growth since it began independent operations in November 2016.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 23:23:40