THE PERIPHERY Come Celebrate With Me: China Book Release Parties
On January 4th and 5th, I am throwing events in Bemidji and the Twin Cities to announce (and demonstrate) my book about my year in China. Perhaps you'd like an event in your town?
If you've read this... Posted on 12/11/13 at 10:36 AM
ON MY MIND Revisit Jackson Hole in China
During my tripto China this summer in July, I had the opportunity to re-visit the Jackson Hole resortcommunity, located 2 hours north of Beijing inHebei Province.
I got to Beijingon a trainon a Fri... Posted on 8/14/13 at 10:59 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Impressed With China
So did my year in China have me looking back with appreciation for its history and spirit? Or were the pollution and big government detractors of my enjoyment?
Days before I left to go to China... Posted on 10/20/12 at 10:40 AM
GRAND FORKS GOURMET Deliciousness Delivered from 'China Garden'
We have quite a few places for Chinese food in Grand Forks. When I'm looking for delivery though, I always get China Garden. I haven't been in the physical restaurant at2550 32nd Ave. S.for at least f... Posted on 3/14/12 at 9:40 PM
The Democratic and Republican leaders of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee urged China on Thursday not to implement an air defense zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea, saying in a letter that Beijing's recent activities threatened "vital national interests of the United States."
The United States will help China implement stricter emission standards for vehicles in a bid to help the world's biggest carbon emitter tackle rampant air pollution, the White House announced on Thursday.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, visiting China as a dispute over a new Chinese air defense zone rattles nerves around the region, said on Wednesday that relations between Washington and Beijing had to be based on trust.
Ben Blanchard and Michael Martina
, December 04, 2013
Chinese warehouse worker Liu Fei was fined 330,000 yuan ($54,200), or 14 times her yearly wage, for having a second child and her failure to pay means the boy has no access to basic rights like schooling and healthcare.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Japan and China to lower tensions that have spiked since Beijing announced an air defense zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea, while repeating that Washington was worried by the move.
Two U.S. military aircraft have flown around disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing China, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, defying China's declaration that the region falls into a new airspace defense zone.
Phil Stewart and David Alexander
, November 26, 2013
Asian aviation officials said airlines would have to inform China of their flight plans before entering airspace over waters disputed with Japan, forcing carriers to acknowledge China's authority over a newly declared "Air Defense Identification Zone".
Ben Blanchard and Tim Kelly
, November 24, 2013
China's Defence Ministry said on Monday it had lodged formal protests with the U.S. and Japanese embassies in China after both countries criticised Beijing's plan to impose new rules on airspace over disputed waters in the East China Sea.
The United States on Saturday sharply criticized China's move to impose new rules on airspace over islands at the heart of a territorial dispute with Japan, calling it a "destabilizing attempt to alter the status quo in the region."
Phil Stewart and Steve Holland
, November 23, 2013
China on Saturday bolstered its claim to islands that Japan says it owns, warning that it would take "defensive emergency measures" against aircraft that failed to identify themselves properly in airspace over them.
U.S. technology companies including Cisco Systems Inc, International Business Machines Corp and Microsoft Corp may face new challenges selling their goods and services in China as fallout from the U.S. spying scandal starts to take a toll.
More than 800,000 international students studied at U.S. colleges and universities last year, a record high fueled largely by an influx of young scholars from China, U.S. data released on Monday showed.
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