Do you have your TV tuned to the 19th FIFA World Cup? Taking place in South Africa, it officially began on June 11 and will conclude on July 11.
No matter how lyrics are sung or what language they are sung in, there is one sure thing: baritone David Won is a rising star in the international opera world.
An “English-only” ad by a candidate in the Alabama governor’s race has drawn the state into the national debate over immigration stoked by a tough new Arizona law and generated an Internet crowd for the political scion running in a crowded Republican field …
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Dixi Wu finished middle school in Kunming, China, she had a hard decision to make. The skilled violinist and top-ranked student tested into one of the most competitive high schools in her province. Yet Bullis School in suburban Maryland, faced with falling applications during the depressed economy, also wanted her.
Japan said Tuesday that China supports its opposition to a proposed ban on trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna, a fish prized in sushi.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Nearly 100 million women across Asia have “disappeared” because of a huge and growing gender gap that has fatally deprived them of access to health care and food. This has led to widespread abortions of female fetuses, according to a U.N. report released on March 8.
Chung-ryoul Lee’s documentary “Old Partner” begins with pain. An old man climbs a long set of steps to a temple. He carries a cane. He pauses after each step. He inhales sharply after each step, wondering if he will ever get to the top. The notion of enduring pain and suffering continues throughout the film.
On Saturday, on the Far North Side, a group of parents who did just that held a reunion. While the little girls they waited three years to adopt from China snacked and fidgeted, four families who spent two weeks together in Chinese hotels during the adoption process in June gathered at Mimi’s Cafe on Polaris Parkway. Like all proud parents, they compared notes, took pictures, and shared stories.
CHA-AM, Thailand (AP) — Tibet’s exiled Dalai Lama is an “honored guest” in India and will not be barred from visiting a disputed border area despite China’s strong protests, India’s prime minister said Sunday, Oct. 27, after talks with the Chinese premier.
A person has to have musical knowledge, precise conducting, formidable technique, and a great personality in order to become a Seattle Symphony assistant conductor.