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Anticipation

A-list crowd gets ready for grand gala — six months early — at glam kick-off party

By Shelby Hodge

In H-Town's social milieu, there are kick-off parties and then there are KICK-OFF parties. Asia Society Texas Center threw one of the latter Tuesday night when a swell group of 200 partied thro ...


Asia Society Texas Center Lecture: "The Changing Face of China and its Impact on the World"

Asia Society Texas Center

China has gone through an extraordinary transformation in the past 25 years since Tiananmen Square. Chinese consumerism is soaring and a new opulent wealthy class has emerged. Perry Link joins Asia


Galloping through Beijing

Beijing's real secrets: This back alley market takes you beyond the usual tourist traps — scorpions for lunch, anyone?

By Shelby Hodge

With an estimated population of 21 million and an ultra-modern urban core that belies Beijing's history, finding an old-fashioned market is a pleasant surprise. ...


Asia Society Texas Center hosts "Authors & Asia: Louisa Lim, The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited"

Asia Society Texas Center

Despite its emergence from backward isolation into a dynamic world economic power, a quarter-century after the People's Army crushed unarmed protestors —labeled anti-revolutionaries &mdas


Authors & Asia: How China's Resource Quest is Changing the World by Elizabeth Economy

Asia Society Texas Center

In the past 30 years, China has transformed from an impoverished country where peasants comprised the largest portion of the populace to an economic power with an expanding middle class and more me


Up In The Air

New nonstop flights from IAH add international clout: Houston's suddenly got Seoul

By Clifford Pugh

Houston travelers rejoice: It continues to get easier to fly between Houston and the Far East. The latest airline to announce new service: Korean Air, which plans nonstop flights bet ...


Asia Society Texas Center presents "China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections"

Asia Society Texas Center

Asia Society Texas Center, in partnership with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and the Houston Committee on Foreign Relations, hosts the seventh annual "China Town Hall: Local C


It's Official

Houston & China linked more than ever: Dragons broken out for anti-climatic new nonstop flight party

By Whitney Radley

Following several unofficial slips over several weeks that revealed George Bush Intercontinental would soon be a hub for nonstop flights to China, the official official announcement final ...


Flying Far

Ni hao, Beijing! New nonstop flight from Houston to China looks like a done deal

By Whitney Radley

Travels to China are about to get easier with a nonstop route between Houston's George Bush Intercontinental and Beijing Capital International Airport. The Houston Chronicle reported that ...


Like coffee talk, but better

Tea for two: Artists puts an American spin on Chinese-inspired social time

By Joel Luks

Think of Weihong as the friendly bartender at a casual neighborhood watering hole, the type of amicable personality who hears intimate stories from guests who sip a relaxing beverage and reveal gua ...


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