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10 april 2018

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On Tuesday, April 10, STOMP Out Bullying will host Culture Shock, a livestream event with Nick Cannon, Logan Browning, J.J. Totah, and Sarah McBride. Culture Shock serves as the launch event for National Culture Week, a new annual campaign to...


9 april 2018

12:11
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will be in China this week to lead Canada's first creative industries trade mission in Shanghai and Beijing. She is traveling with a delegation of close to 60 Canadian companies and...

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On Thursday, April 12th, China Institute will bring together top U.S. and Chinese CEOs, government leaders, and experts to discuss changing business relations between the two nations at the 2018 Executive Summit, "U.S.-China Business in the New World...


6 april 2018

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Korean Cultural Center New York (KCCNY), a branch of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Korea, is proud to present 2018 OPEN STAGE: SAMULNORI, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the creation of one of the most popular Korean music genres...

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The National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA), Government of Pakistan, organized a three-day conference titled Islamabad International Counter Terrorism Forum (IICTF-2018), envisaged on the theme Pakistan's Endeavours and Achievements in...


4 april 2018

21:33
It's a thumbs up?way up in Chicago this week as rogerebert.com, and the Roger and Chaz Ebert Foundation will firmly establish the inaugural Day4Empathy in the city. Wednesday, April 4th marks the solemn fifth anniversary of the celebrated film critic...

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"Hey Jude" by The Beatles topped Billboard's Top 100 and Apollo 8 became the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon in 1968, the same year the Byodo-In Temple at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park (VoT) welcomed its first visitors. Five decades...

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Anna Chennault, the legendary figure in U.S.-China relations, has passed away at the age of 94, in Washington, D.C. Mrs. Chennault, the widow of United States General Claire Lee Chennault of the "Flying Tigers" fame, was a long-time member of...

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Ascend Pinnacle's second Asian Corporate Directors Summit will be held April 6-8, 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco, CA. The by-invitation event is the largest gathering of Asian American experienced corporate directors with 100+...


3 april 2018

08:00
Foreign investors in targeted industries have suggested that consistent investment policies, good infrastructure and capable human resources were the key driving forces for Thailand to maintain its competitive advantages and to succeed in its plan to...

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Foreign investors in targeted industries have suggested that consistent investment policies, good infrastructure and capable human resources were the key driving forces for Thailand to maintain its competitive advantages and to succeed in its plan to...


2 april 2018

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Luzhou Laojiao Co., Ltd., a well-known Chinese hard liquor - baijiu - producer in China, held a sealing ceremony of the Luzhou Laojiao National Cellar 1573, one of its popular baijiu products, at the Imperial Ancestral Temple (Taimiao), Beijing, on...

08:32
The 9th Country Garden Cup Round Hainan Regatta ended successfully, with Ana Sanchez, chairperson of the arbitration panel and vice president of World Sailing (formerly ISAF), the world governing body for the sport of sailing, giving high praise to...

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Blue Diamond Growers, the world's leading non-profit almond processing and marketing cooperative, applauds the completion of the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) renegotiation. With South Korea representing a top-ten export market for California...

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On April 1, the 7th Nanyang Cultural Festival 2018 kicked off in Wenchang, Hainan Province, China. A total of about 200 overseas Chinese nationals from 18 countries and regions gathered in Wenchang to express their deep love to hometown and seek...


30 march 2018

06:42
MIT hosted its 21st annual Global Startup Workshop, co-sponsored by Penta Global Foundation, in Bangkok, Thailand from March 26-28, 2018. Keynote addresses were delivered by several distinguished speakers, including Dr. Pichet Durongkaveroj, Thai...

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Asia Society today announced it will open its first-ever center in Japan, in partnership with the International House of Japan in Tokyo. The center will open at a critical juncture as Japan, the world's 3rd largest economy, seeks a more prominent...

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29 march 2018

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Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) hosted a launch event in New York to promote the "Enjoy my Japan" Global Campaign. As part of the launch, JNTO unveiled a special video series to kick-off the campaign, which can be viewed on YouTube....

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Very soon, fried chicken aficionados on Canada's east coast will have their fill of Jolly Crispy Chicken as Jollibee opens its first store in Toronto, in Scarborough, Ontario, on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018.  Scarborough citizens can look forward...

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DHX Brands, the dedicated brand management and consumer products arm of DHX Media , is pleased to announce that the new Teletubbies series has been picked up by South Korea's leading public broadcaster, KBS. This is the first South...


28 march 2018

21:21
The exhibition "Essence in Zisha: Eastern Intangible Cultural Heritage of Yixing Stoneware" features an unparalleled collection of contemporary zisha artworks, showcasing the unique Chinese culture and lifestyle. The exhibition has generated a...

09:00
Conversocial, the leading digital customer service platform, today announced the addition of WeChat support?powering digital customer service capabilities for the massive Chinese social messaging network. The integration enables digital customer care...

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A survey by renowned U.S. polling firm Arthur J. Finkelstein & Associates shows President Ilham Aliyev is enjoying the overwhelming support of Azerbaijanis, just two weeks ahead of Presidential elections in the country. "President Aliyev holds a...


27 march 2018

12:11
A series of High-end property management service standards were published by Chinese top Luxury resident - Sinobo Wanliu House in Beijing recently. The 1200+ page specification contains more than 500 service items, nearly 300,000 words of detailed...

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The Skin of Color Society (SOCS), an international professional organization of physicians dedicated to promoting excellence in skin of color dermatology, reports record levels of organizational growth in terms of membership, mentorship, research,...


26 march 2018

14:19
Canada's business leaders will gather on April 3, 2018, to celebrate exceptional individuals at Ascend Canada's 5th annual Leadership Awards Gala. Ascend Canada, a premier North American organization for Pan-Asian professionals and leaders, is proud...

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On March 23, 2018, a Chinese National Studies Hall was held in the Chinese Xiangshan Film and Television City. Thousands of students wear Han Chinese clothing and participated in the traditional ceremony of sacrificing holes, they collectively read...

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Eight days of exhibition, six days of sales and 11 auctions of Asian Art brought Sotheby's a total of $78.3 million, exceeding the pre-sale estimate of $50 million and representing a 49% increase over the same series of sales held one year ago. ...

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On March 25th, the Information Office of Guangzhou Municipal People's Government hosted a Round Table for "Global Conversations between Guangzhou and the World," under the China Development Forum 2018 held in Beijing, attracting many political or...

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The Beijing International Book Fair will open a dedicated Children's Book Fair, to run concurrently with BIBF, from August 22nd to 26th 2018. The idea for the Beijing International Children's Book Fair (BICBF) came from the growing success of the...


25 march 2018

20:00
Almost a third of Asian theme park visitors (32%) will double their spending if they can use more innovative technologies, research by Omnico has found. 35% will spend double on food and drink if they can use a smartphone app for advance ordering,...

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China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ("Sinopec Corp." or the "Company") (HKEX: 386; SSE: 600028; NYSE: SNP) today announced its annual results for the twelve months ended 31 December 2017. Financial Highlights In accordance with IFRS, the...


22 march 2018

14:57
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from President & CEO John Neuffer in response to the Section 301 action taken...

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A news report by China.org.cn on China's all-round institutional reform:   China announced a major institutional reform plan of the State Council, at the just-concluded annual sessions of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's...


21 march 2018

17:00
Canada has made building stronger and deeper people-to-people ties with China a priority. Through stronger ties, both countries will be able to attract more tourists and increase investments, which will create new jobs and drive growth. The...


20 march 2018

14:06
The US China Innovation Alliance (UCIA), an international technology advancement non-profit, recently opened a call for innovative technology applicants to compete in the 2018 InnoSTARS Competition designed to connect pioneering U.S.-based companies...

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The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center and World Childhood Foundation USA today announced a two-day conference, "Ending Violence Against Children: Developing a Roadmap to a Healthy Childhood and Adolescence," March 22-23, in Stern Auditorium at The...


19 march 2018

22:00
In celebration of Buddha's birthday, the annual Lantern Festival, or Yeondeunghoe, is scheduled to be held this coming May in downtown Seoul, South Korea. The Festival is not only the biggest one of its kind in the world, but also one of the "world's...

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Chronicled, Inc. today announced the addition of two new members to its Advisory Board.  AG Gangadhar and David Luna bring decades of experience in technology and government, respectively, to the Company's leadership team.  Their input is expected to...

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Travelzoo® , a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, is forecasting the largest popularity growth of Africa in 2018 among avid Chinese travelers, according to the results of the latest Travelzoo Travel Trends Survey.*...


16 march 2018

19:19
Shark®, a leader in floor care innovation in the United States, is pushing boundaries again by expanding into China in April 2018 with partner company JoYoung. Shark® will be offering its cutting-edge floor-cleaning products in the China market: the...


15 march 2018

14:06
PepsiCo Chairman & CEO Indra K. Nooyi, Fortune magazine's #2 "Most Powerful Woman in Business," is Conference Chair of the 33rd Anniversary CelebrAsian Procurement & Business Conference, "Smart World," on May 29 to June 1, 2018 at the Bethesda North...

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The film 'An American Story: Race Amity and the Other Tradition' explores the moral counterweights to the tradition of racism in America and how we can move together towards our nation's motto - 'E Pluribus Unum'.  This...

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(ISC)² ? the world's largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals ? today published the report Innovation Through Inclusion: The Multicultural Cybersecurity Workforce. (ISC)², the International Consortium of Minority...

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AIP Publishing today announced its launch of a suite of Mandarin-language author services to facilitate submissions from one of the world's fastest growing physical science research communities. By providing Chinese authors with resources to make the...


14 march 2018

10:29
The Russian Export Center (REC) together with the Russian Ministry of Agriculture presented a joint stand of Russian food companies at FoodEx Japan 2018 held on March 6-9, 2018, in the city of Chiba (Japan). Such well-known brands as Makfa,...


13 march 2018

19:55
A study conducted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) finds that novice distance runners running with softer footfalls can reduce the risk of injury by 62%.      (Photo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/654058/Dr_Roy_Cheung.jpg ) As...


12 march 2018

14:53
Under the theme of "Find Your Outstanding," The Cove School and its unbelievable community did that and much more at their record-breaking Annual Benefit. The event drew together Cove parents, alumni, faculty, board members, and corporate sponsors,...

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. and SHANGHAI, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global public health organization NSF International has appointed Frank Pan Managing Director of China Operations. Based in Shanghai, Frank Pan is...