A Chinese vendor who sells food in front of Columbia University in New York City has become popular after his story was posted to Sina Weibo, a Twitter-like micro-blog, by local Chinese blogger Paichangweihua.
The US whistleblower Edward Snowden said accusations from American politicians that he is a Chinese spy are a "predictable smear".
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A minority shareholder of Smithfield Foods Inc says a buyout offer of $7.1 billion, including debt, from China's Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd is far less than what the US pork processor could get if it were carved up and sold in chunks.
China, the largest foreign buyer of US Treasury securities, trimmed its holdings by $5.4 billion to $1.26 trillion between April and March, as foreign investors generally dumped US government debt, the US Treasury said.
On the heels of a 40-minute chat with Chinese president Xi Jinping in Indian Wells last weekend, California governor Jerry Brown had his first meeting with Chinese Consul General in San Francisco Yuan Nansheng on Tuesday in Sacramento.