Story | Dec 6, 2013 | 1:45 PM
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Story | Jan 23, 2014Previews of Amy Chua's forthcoming book, "The Triple Package" (co-written with husband Jed Rubenfeld), detonated a social media uproar among Asian Americans. Many were infuriated by the New York Post's report that Chua, the self-styled Tiger Mom, was identifying eight superior "cultural" groups in the United States: Jewish, Indian, Chinese, Iranian, Lebanese, Nigerian, Cuban and Mormon. For Asian Americans, the problem is about another Chua production that seems to perpetuate the "model minority" myth and, in particular, the notion that Asians are culturally — even genetically — endowed with the characteristics that enable them to succeed in American society.
Story | Jun 9, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO NANJING, CHINA From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Nanjing is offered on Air China, China Eastern and United. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $950, including taxes and fees. I spent 14 days in China traveling...
Story | Jun 15, 2012 | 4:39 PM
Fifteen years ago, Jean-Jacques Annaud was demonized by the Chinese Communist Party for his film “Seven Years in Tibet.” A decade and a half on, the 68-year-old French director is being welcomed here with open arms. On Saturday, Annaud will...
Story | Dec 5, 2011 | 4:38 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, in Beijing on Monday to promote his city as a location for Chinese businesses, talked about a program that will send L.A. students to China to study Mandarin.