Forum in China focuses on Philanthropy

2014-11-28 09:22:19

More than 10 experts, foundation leaders and businesspeople from the United States gathered in Beijing on Tuesday for the 2014 China Philanthropy Forum.

China, US diverge on approach to nuclear energy

2014-11-28 09:21:51

China and the US are taking different approaches to nuclear energy, as both nations map out a strategy for their recent agreement to curb greenhouse-gas emissions.

China to glow in Alabama's spotlight

2014-11-27 09:10:37

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 in US expected to shop on Thanksgiving

2014-11-28 09:03:56

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.

China, US targeting terror online

2014-11-28 03:41:04

Counterterrorism work between China and the United States has helped authorities track down and delete a number of violent, terrorist video and audio programs stored on US servers.

Houston ranks second most giving city in US

2014-11-27 17:21:40

For the second year in a row, Houston ranks second nationally in giving with local charities' financial health, accountability and transparency, a study showed.

Protests in Ferguson, elsewhere muted after two nights

2014-11-27 15:29:29

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.

Understanding China through art

2014-11-27 10:21:17

Because it is a universal language, art has long been a good way for different cultures to connect.

China gets easier access to cranberries

2014-11-27 10:07:54

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.

Spotted lanternfly invades US

2014-11-27 10:03:33

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.

HQC opens US office

2014-11-27 09:45:08

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.

Ebola vaccine shows initial promise in human trial

2014-11-27 09:32:20

An experimental vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease was well-tolerated and produced immune system responses in all 20 healthy adults who received it in a phase one clinical trial.

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