Vermont newspaper accused of racism over `fry Rice` Chinese calligraphy poster

A Vermont newspaper has defended itself against accusations of racism over a poster it published in support of a local sports team that read "fry Rice" in type associated with Chinese calligraphy, saying it meant no offense.

Chinese calligraphy fetches record USD 64 million

An antique calligraphy handscroll
by Song Dynasty master Huang Tingjian fetched a record price
of 436.8 million yuan at an auction.