Zhang Qiyue, China's consul general in New York (center), visited the New York Chinese Scholar's Garden at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden on Staten Island, at the invitation of Marty Markowitz (third from right), NYC & Co.’s vice-president for borough promotion and engagement on July 21.
Hundreds of China's textile and apparel makers helped kick off the International Apparel Sourcing Show on Tuesday in New York. A record number of Chinese companies are participating - up 30 percent from last year - as they look to establish new niche markets in the United States.
The record-breaking drought the Golden State is currently suffering from, and the mandatory water-conservation measures the government has imposed have reshaped the lifestyles of Californians, somehow in a good way.
The world experienced temperatures in June that were the highest since modern record-keeping started in 1880, according to scientists. Environmental experts said the record heat should put greater pressure on nations to tackle climate change in upcoming talks in Paris.
Apple Inc reported third-quarter earnings on Tuesday that edged analysts' expectations, with revenue in greater China reaching$13.2 billion, an increase of 112 percent year-over-year, and the sale of iPhones climbing 85 percent.
The United States and Cuba, two countries only 90 miles apart, officially restored diplomatic ties on Monday after a hiatus of 54 years, but many believe a full normalization of the relationship will not happen until the US lifts its economic and trade embargo on the island nation.