Monthly Archives: February 2015

California here we come: Chinese

Tourism from China to Los Angeles has nearly quadrupled in the past four years, making the country the largest overseas market for the city’s tourism.

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Scientists with courage are needed

When you arrive in Sierra Leone, things look pretty normal. Life goes on as usual in many respects. In Freetown, the streets are still busy, and people still go to the market. In the villages, people are doing the same things they always do: sitting and chatting, wandering, playing football.

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Getting immersed in New Year’s fun

For Jule Byrd and Sean Hancock, second graders at Baltimore International Academy, Chinese New Year has added significance.

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A tradition of helping the people of Africa

China has responded strongly to international calls to support efforts to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, sending funding, equipment and Chinese medics.

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China, US work to make Xi’s visit successful

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and US National Security Advisor Susan Rice both said that the upcoming state visit to the United States by Chinese President Xi Jinping in September is of great significance.

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Tech firms cut from approval list

Analysts said China’s decision to remove some of the world’s leading technology companies from its state-approved purchase list is designed to aid the country’s technology sector while addressing what Beijing sees as security concerns.

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