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Georgia helps Shandong climb up the value chain

[2014-06-05 11:07]

China's Shandong province, a wealthy coastal region with nearly 100 million people, contributes an outsized proportion to the nation's economy, but there's still room to move up the value chain with the help of US investors, Gov. Guo Shuqing said at an investment forum in Atlanta.

Caribbean overlooked for investing, tourism: panel

[2014-06-05 09:31]

The Caribbean is being overlooked in investment and tourism because of a lack of knowledge of the region, panelists said at a symposium on promoting bilateral investment in the area.

Graduate wins ticket to go to China's American Idol

[2014-06-05 08:43]

23 year-old UC Berkeley graduate Tiffany Cheng won the ticket to go to Voice of China in China as representative of American candidates.

Low carbon never means low fun

[2014-06-05 08:34]

World Environment Day, which falls annually on June 5, is marked as growing numbers of environmental problems crop up. To cope with a deteriorating environment, many people now choose to live a low carbon lifestyle and using low carbon transportation is becoming trendy.

Chinese-American kids win roles in Oliver!

[2014-06-05 08:14]

The National Asian Artists Project (NAAP) has partnered with New York City Chinatown's Yung Wing (P.S. 124) Elementary school to help cast a production of the Broadway musical Oliver! on June 5-7.

Teaching Chinese children self-esteem through dance

[2014-06-05 06:52]

Liu Haidian, a 7-year-old from Anhui province, lives in a low-income area in the Minhang District, home to many of Shanghai's manufacturing plants. Her father works long days selling vegetables at an open market in Minhang, and Liu learned early on to help him on bartering with customers and counting change.

Times Square feat kicks-off summer of stunts

[2014-06-04 13:12]

Bello Nock, a seventh-generation circus performer, sits 27 feet above New York's Times Square, June 3, 2014 in an attempt to set a record for the longest continuous interview on a wire.

New Bay Bridge woes called 'maintenance'

[2014-06-04 09:09]

Speculation about the stability of the new San Francisco Bay Bridge has risen again, this time over the steel rods that anchor the $6.5 billion bridge's eastern span that connects San Francisco to Oakland.

China or US: Which offers a better life?

[2014-06-04 08:05]

China's booming economy is attracting more and more expats to live and work in the country. During their stay, they tend to compare their host country with their home country, which may help them learn more about the country and more quickly adapt to the new environment.

Students find Shanghai 'cooler' than New York City

[2014-06-04 06:07]

Julia Stein, a fifth grader who has been studying Chinese for five years at the Potomac Elementary School in Maryland, made her first trip to China in April.

Splash of joy

[2014-06-04 00:07]

Competitors douse other boats during a traditional race to celebrate Dragon Boat Festival at Aberdeen Harbour in Hong Kong on Monday.

Chinese, US publishers suffer from tech changes

[2014-06-03 11:22]

Chinese publishers, like their American peers, have suffered from the tech revolution.

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