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China Daily USA | Updated: 2017-07-14 11:26

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Strike up the band - New York

Zhang Meifang (in white dress), China's deputy consul general in New York, attends a concert by Shanghai No. 3 Girls High School outside the Empire State Building on Wednesday. Ruinan Zhang / China Daily

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Confucius Institute gathering - Washington

Former US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (seated, left), currently a professor at Georgetown University and chairman of the Atlantic Council, and Ronnie D. Green (seated, right), chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), appear as guest speakers with the organizers of the US-China Global Education TV Series on Tuesday in Washington. The organizers (standing from left) are: Tony Culley-Foster, president and CEO of the World Affairs Council; Sarah Parshall, educational program officer at the Confucius Institute US Center; Gao Qing, executive director of the Confucius Institute US Center; and Charles Wood, director of UNL Confucius Institute. Yuan Yuan / For China Daily

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Never forgotten - San Francisco

Peipei Qiu (right), professor of Chinese and Japanese at Vassar College, receives a photo of a "comfort women" sculpture from Lillian Sing (left), co-chair of the Comfort Women Justice Coalition, on July 7 at San Francisco State University, in recognition of her efforts to assist "comfort women" survivors and draw international attention to the issue. The sculpture was selected for San Francisco's "comfort women memorial. Lia Zhu / China Daily

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Networking - San Francisco

Attendees visit booth of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, one of hundreds of exhibitors at Intersolar North America, the world's leading exhibition of the solar industry, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco on Tuesday. Huawei is a Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company headquartered in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province. Zhizhi Cen / China Daily

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Getting to know you - Palo Alto, CA

Asian-American children mingle with performers from Taiwan on Sunday night at Sophia University. The cross-cultural performance was intended to enhance people-to-people exchange and mutual understanding, said Luo Ping, organizer of the event and founder of Able2Shine, an NGO that was established to help young Asian Americans develop their soft skills. Chang Jun / China Daily

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Musical sendoff - Detroit, MI

Liu Jun (center), acting consul general of China in Chicago, speaks on Sunday in Orchestra Hall at a pre-concert reception for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's 2017 Asia Tour Send-Off Concert. Liu said the friendship trip will play a positive role in promoting Sino-US cooperation and cultural exchange. Provided to China Daily

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Cui addresses US governors - Providence, RI

As part of the 2017 National Governors Association Summer Meeting, China General Chamber of Commerce-USA hosted a Welcome Luncheon Forum in Providence, Rhode Island on Thursday. Cui Tiankai, Chinese ambassador to the US, gives the keynote speech during the forum. Hong Xiao / China Daily

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Master strokes - Gaithersburg, MD

Kung fu masters from the Shaolin Temple in Henan province demonstrate Baduanjin, an exercise originating from the Song Dynasty (960 - 1279) as part of a presentation featuring Henan arts, in Gaithersburg, Maryland on July 8. Shaolin kung fu dates back 1,500 years and is one of the most widespread styles of Chinese martial arts. Dong Leshuo / China Daily

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