The artful Middle Eastern tradition has spread across the globe, reaching Syracuse's campus via international students.
For many, “belly-dancing” brings to mind an image of tall, Middle Eastern women undulating and twitching their hips in bars or on stages to seduce men.
Well, that stereotype has grown stale. Today, the belly dance has been adopted by nations all over the world, and is seen as more of an art form than as entertainment. In fact, it has become a favorite among the youth in the world's most populated country: China.
After the company receives complaints from The Fair Labor Association, Apple plans to better work environment
CNN is reporting that Apple CEO Tim Cook made an announcement Tuesday saying that the worlds biggest techonolgy company promises to address growing concerns regarding working conditions in China. These remarks came on the day of the Annual Goldman Sachs Internet and Technology Services Conference.
China's Vice President visited the White House on Tuesday to speak with the President on the relationship between the two nations
China’s Vice President and hopeful future leader, Xi Jinping, made a stop at the White House on Tuesday during his five day visit to the United States. President Barack Obama greeted Xi with the hopes of discussing the relationship between the United States and China, two major economic powers.
President Obama says that the Asia-Pacific region will play a key role in defining the world's future
According to the New York Times, President Obama announced Wednesday that the United States would deploy 2,500 Marines in Australia to shore up alliances in Asia, but the move prompted a sharp response in Beijing, which accused Mr. Obama of escalating military tensions in the region.