Monthly Archives: November 2013

Puppetry in the shadows

While most Chinese farmers can rest after the harvest in fall, Lu Enhua’s busy season is just beginning.  The 49-year-old has a second job as a shadow puppeteer. Together with four other members of his group, he performs in villages throughout Xiuyan county in Northeastern China’s Liaoning province where he lives.  It is customary in […]

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Fosun to invest in US oil, natural gas

Fosun Group, a broadly diversified, privately held conglomerate, said it will invest in the US oil and natural gas sector, amid growing energy demand in China.  Chief Executive Officer Liang Xinjun said the fast development of the US energy industry amid a supportive policy environment could lead to profitable investments. The US plan is the […]

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Vice-Premier praises win-win ties

Visiting Chinese Vice-Premier Liu Yandong assured Americans that the comprehensive reform mapped out by the just-concluded Third Plenum of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China will bring more happiness to the Chinese people, create a win-win situation for China and the United States and also bring more opportunities to the world.  […]

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Xi thanks Clinton for role in ties

In a meeting on Monday with former US President Bill Clinton, Chinese President Xi Jinping thanked Clinton for his efforts in furthering relations between their two nations – both during and after his tenure.  Xi noted the William J. Clinton Foundation’s charitable works in China as well as Clinton’s efforts to reduce poverty and help […]

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The way of kindness

Tibetan monks debate the best way to help people who are suffering, report Hu Yongqi and Li Yingqing in Shangri-La, Yunnan province.  Clinging to a mountainside, the monastery painted dark red and golden yellow was clearly visible among a dense cluster of ethnic houses. The sound of repeated hand claps came from the yard of […]

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Nation’s FDI in US getting more diverse

Although the scope of Chinese investment in the United States is broadening and diversifying, the amounts involved are still a drop in the bucket when it comes to foreign direct investment in the world’s largest economy, officials said. “As of the end of September, Chinese businesses’ cumulative direct investment in non-financial sectors in the US […]

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