| Oct 10, 2011
| 12:36 PM
The China currency bill is the most significant jobs bill Congress could pass. It enjoys the bipartisan support of nearly 80 Republican and Democratic senators, yet President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner oppose it, illustrating that both...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 5:00 AM
At the turn of the 20th century, Professor Woodrow Wilson said that every man sent out from a university should be a man of his nation as well as a man of his time. At the beginning of the 21st century, we can say that every person sent out from a...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:58 PM
When it opens next year, the Great Mall of China near Beijing will be the biggest retail and entertainment center in the world, with 15 million square feet of shops, a theme park, a water park — and the world's tallest indoor roller coaster,...
| May 2, 2012
| 11:43 AM
David S. Sedney, Class of 1969, is the recipient of John Carroll School's Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award.
Sedney exemplifies the four outcomes of a John Carroll education: a strong sense of self, excellence in achievement of personal and professional...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:43 PM
American embassy officials in Beijing didn't exactly throw out the welcome mat when one of China's leading human rights activists showed up on their doorstep last week seeking refuge. But having allowed him inside and sheltered him for several days...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:31 AM
President Barack Obama's China policy combines deterrence and engagement, but it gives insufficient attention to human rights. Since early 2009, when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton noted that human rights "can't interfere" with other aspects of Sino-...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Howard County is home to an incredible assortment of dining experiences. From haute cuisine to grab-and-go, from special occasion to tonight’s supper, more than 250 restaurants await you within minutes of home or work. Whether you’re in the...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Up to 40 million Chinese people still live in caves. That's more than the populations of Texas and Illinois, combined. In fairness, a fraction of these caves are apparently pretty nice, complete with electricity and well-compacted dirt floors. But that'...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:03 AM
Direct from Beijing
The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China, one of the largest acrobatic and circus acts in the world, are making a stop at George Mason University's Center for the Arts this weekend as part of their North...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 8:42 AM
Looking for an alternative to pharmaceuticals? Try heading east.
Chinese herbs and acupuncture are the remedies of choice at Cheng’s Acupuncture & Herbs Clinic, which opened in February in Columbia. The clinic is run by licensed acupuncturist...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:03 AM
In light of the North Korean nuclear threat, Sino-Japanese territorial disputes and conflicting claims in the South China Sea, Taiwan appears to be the exception in a region of rising tensions. Beijing claims that Taiwan is part of China but has been...
| Oct 13, 2008
At first, he thought it must be a hoax.
The man in the picture didn't have hands at the ends of his arms; he had what looked like tree branches - two masses of tangled, overgrown bark.
In more than 20 years of practicing medicine, Dr. Anthony Gaspari,...