A delegation of California’s travel industry representing major destinations and attractions will travel to Beijing and Shanghai in October to promote tourism, according to California Travel and Tourism Commission (CTTC)
China and the United States still have much to do to establish mutual trust even though the two countries have come a long way in developing a framework for pragmatic, mature and realistic cooperation.
When Orville Schell first arrived in Beijing in 1975, the only news the former dean of the journalism school at UC Berkeley in California could access was "a little news release printed on brown paper made of rice husks", offering rudimentary news on the outside world.
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, the nominee of United States ambassador to China, waltzed through the Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday. He told friendly panelists that balancing the trade deficit and reaching out to the Chinese public will become his job priorities.