Monthly Archives: September 2015

President returns from productive trip

President Xi Jinping arrived home on Tuesday ahead of National Day, wrapping up his first state visit to the United States, where he also made a first appearance at the UN headquarters.

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Xi visit took ties to higher level, says Cui

Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai called the year 2015 another milestone in China-US relations.

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High-tech heavyweights eye US investments

There was a distinct change in the makeup of the business delegation that accompanied President Xi Jinping on last week’s state visit to the United States. Of the 15 Chinese companies that took part in the trip, four were major tech giants while 10 were privately owned businesses.

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Inner Mongolia takes lead in kicking off national soccer plan

After leaving professional soccer, Dai Qiang struggled to make a living. But now he has discovered a new job in the sport – as a coach at a primary school in Hohhot, in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region.

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Chemist wins MacArthur grant

Peidong Yang, a 44-year-old Chinese-American chemist at UC Berkeley, was named one of 24 winners of the 2015 MacArthur Foundation fellowships on Tuesday. Often called “genius grants,” the awards come with a stipend of $625,000 and no strings attached.

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China to set up $1b peace fund

China will establish a $1 billion “China-UN Peace and Development Fund” to support the United Nations’ multilateral cooperation and boost world peace, President Xi Jinping said on Monday.

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