The Smithsonian National Zoo’s prize panda cub officially has a name. The announcement was made on a monumental day in Chinese tradition for the cub.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is awarding the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries a $1 million grant to help conserve Chinese paintings.
With the rise of China and the continuance of conflicts in the Middle East, the United States realized it didn’t have enough U.S. born speakers of Arabic or Chinese.
The University of Maryland says it is partnering with a Chinese university to track climate change.
It’s a trip of a lifetime. Fifty-four Baltimore area students are heading to China next month. But before they go they’ll have a rare chance to find out exactly what it will be like.
The lesson last week in Room 13 at Paint Branch Elementary School was part of a new effort to teach students Chinese language and culture throughout the day. The College Park school is believed to be the fourth public school in the Washington area to provide a Chinese immersion program. Many others, especially at the secondary level, have begun to offer Chinese courses in recognition of the economic and cultural importance of the world’s most populous nation.
You may be surprised to learn that at least two high schools in Baltimore City are teaching Chinese as a foreign language.
One of China’s leading biopharmaceutical companies plans to invest $40 million in a new U.S. operation in Montgomery County.
Some Maryland racehorse breeders say a growing Chinese interest in imported thoroughbreds could help boost their struggling industry.