Monthly Archives: June 2014

Asian Film Festival gets underway with Overheard 3

The 13th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) got under way at Lincoln Center with the international premiere of Overheard 3, a Hong Kong-Chinese crime thriller, on June 27.  Written and directed by Alan Mak and Felix Chong, creators of the Infernal Affairs trilogy, the film stars Sean Lau, Louis Koo, Daniel Wu and Zhou […]

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Bank of China New York opens branch in Queens

Bank of China opened its newest New York branch in Flushing, Queens, home to the second-biggest Chinese and Chinese American population in New York City, relocating its Chinatown branch from Manhattan.  Bank of China opened its first US branch in New York in 1981 and has four American branches, two in New York, one in […]

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China to increase personnel for peace

More support and training offered to countries in Africa, Europe  China, the largest contributor of personnel to United Nations peacekeeping, will provide more expertise and training to fight cross-border crime on top of its traditional role of maintaining order and security.  The country will facilitate training for foreign police officers and send more instructors and […]

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China, US pact to curb offshore tax evasion

The agreement between China and the United States for US financial accounts registered at banks in China to send their tax reports to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to curb offshore tax evasion will have positive effects for China, experts said.  The agreement will also enable Beijing to obtain information on mainland taxpayers in […]

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US admiral tours Chinese warship

Chinese and US naval officers taking part in the Rim of the Pacific exercise (RIMPAC) expressed hopes for further military-to-military cooperation in the future.  Zhao Xiaogang, drill director of the participating Chinese fleet, said the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) would like to continue to participate in the RIMPAC in the future.  He made […]

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Opening up the Palace Museum

The world-famous Forbidden City will allow public access to some areas for the first time.  Director Shan Jixiang talks to Wang Kaihao about that and other big changes. Beijing’s Forbidden City is undergoing somewhat of a revolution, with plans to open up mysterious areas, clean out some modern interior additions, employ more exacting restoration standards […]

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