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The death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il has taken the world by surprise, but it is no surprise that his son, Kim Jong Un, is his likely successor. This is despite the fact that Marxist-Leninist theory that is said to underlie the Pyongyang...
Change of SubjectIn a normal week, a debate audience booing the Golden Rule might have made headlines for several days. Partisan churls shout down beloved precept. Golden Rule gets leaden response in Myrtle Beach. GOP crowd boos "… unto others." But it......
Staff WriterCALEXICO — San Diego State University-Imperial Valley and the Confucius Institute are offering free classes for those interested in learning more about Chinese culture and language this fall. The classes have been offered for the last year...
What’s new this season? Some older folks, some minor celebrities (if you rank them midway on a scale from “cave-dwelling hermit” to “the cast of 'Jersey Shore'), and a dating couple who are here to test-drive their relationship....
Tribune Media ServicesToday's Birthday (07/18/11). Come out of your shell this year. You have more options than you realize. You can do very well financially, with an open mind and a willingness to follow the rules and play full out. Follow your heart when in doubt, and listen...
Historically speaking, China is a society that holds learning and education in high esteem. It's hardly alone in that respect. The emphasis on learning in the Chinese Confucian tradition are comparable to the learning-focused philosophies of Aristotle...
Tags: China, Taiwan, Travel, Trips and Vacations, Religion and Belief
"It's all myth," goes a popular comment by atheists. But a new article, "5 Myths Atheists Believe about Religion," argues that nontheists, too, hold unproven, irrational beliefs. Like what? Well, like . . . "Religion requires belief in a supernatural...
Staff WriterCALEXICO — As a class of teenagers went out on its own to try to keep its foreign, feathered contraptions in the air with its feet, the teens found the Chinese game of shuttlecock was not as easy as their instructor made it look. “I can&...
TribLocal - EvanstonWelcome to the newest season of “The Amazing Race!” I've been a fan of the show for a long time. If I was ever to …...
Staff WriterAn increasingly invaluable opportunity to experience Chinese culture arrives tonight in the form of the San Diego State University-Imperial Valley campus scholarship gala. The Journey to China themed gala gives attendees exposure to Chinese culture,...
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON—The president of China will visit Chicago for two days next week, an event Mayor Richard Daley calls "big, big, big, big." President Hu Jintao, 68, who has led China since 2003, will be in the city on Jan. 20 and 21 as part of a state...
Tags: Richard M. Daley, Elections, China, Hu Jintao, Barack Obama
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