In the hopes of making medical rarities available to locals in Washington, a family has run a Chinese herbal medicine store, Da Hsin, for almost 35 years in Chinatown, attracting a cross-section of patrons curious about an exotic legacy unfamiliar to most Westerners.
The US International Trade Commission voted on Wednesday that imports of solar panels from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan have hurt the US solar industry, a decision that will mean heavy import duties on the products.
The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Toronto (Toronto ETO) held an evening gala called Hong Kong Reception on Jan 20 in Toronto to celebrate the arrival of 2015 and to refresh ties with friends and colleagues.
The US Justice Department is about to close the investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, and clear the white police officer involved of any civil rights charges.
The United States dismissed an unconditional resumption of the six-party talks suggested by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea over its nuclear program, reiterating a call for Pyongyang to abide by its past commitments.
Delegations of Cuba and the United States clashed vehemently over immigration policy Wednesday at the first session of a high-level meeting aiming to restore diplomatic relations between two countries.