The Birmingham International Center in the United States has revealed China will be its 2015 Spotlight country at an event attended by Yang Song, consul for cultural affairs from the Chinese Consulate General in Houston.
Millions of Americans are expected to head to the stores for gift shopping on the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday in what's quickly becoming a new tradition on a day once dedicated solely to family and feasting.
The streets of Ferguson, Missouri, were mostly quiet on Wednesday after two nights of racially charged unrest following a grand jury decision to clear a white policeman of criminal prosecution for the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.
Thanksgiving in the US means cranberry consumption - about 20 percent of all US cranberry consumption is done during the holidays - and a new certificate issued to US cranberry growers means that the red berry will have an easier time making it to China as well, where demand for cranberry has grown dramatically in recent years.
An invasive insect new to the United States that has the potential to impact the grape, fruit tree and the hardwood industries has been discovered in Pennsylvania. Now the race is on to educate the US population to help contain the menace, according to a pair of experts.
China Huanqiu Contracting and Engineering Corporation (HQC), a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and one of the largest engineering companies in China, celebrated the opening of its USA branch HQC USA LLC on Wednesday in Houston.