Monthly Archives: August 2015

A dwindling band of brothers

Liu Yuedong has three scars from bullet wounds, on his back, waist and leg. Each is a stark reminder of the intense battles he fought in against the Japanese army over 70 years ago.

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Remembering the forgotten front

China will commemorate the 70th anniversary of V-J Day with a grand military parade in Tian’anmen Square on Sept. 3, attended by President Xi Jinping and foreign dignitaries along with veterans and their families.

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Expectations run high ahead of President Xi’s first state visit to U.S.

President Xi Jinping’s first state visit to the United States in September could prove as pivotal in changing the American people’s perception of China’s global role as that of former leader Deng Xiaoping in 1979, a senior analyst said.

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City taps Silicon Valley mayors for advice on innovation, education

Nine city mayors from Silicon Valley arrived in Chengdu on July 12 to speak with local officials keen to learn from their experiences in promoting innovation.

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Chengdu puts itself on the tourist map

Chengdu was selected in The New York Times’ list of the world’s 52 must-see places this year. The southwestern city’s inclusion was no doubt largely thanks to a popular travel piece by writer and editor Justin Bergman that was published in the paper in October 2013.

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Xi’s US visit will have big impact

President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States next month is expected to be a milestone in building a new type of major country relationship, said Su Ge, president of the China Institute of International Studies.

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