Tag Archives: China

Joyful Chinese Swimmer Testing Gold Standards in China

New York, N.Y. China is in love with Olympic swimmer Fu Yuanhui and it is not because of the medals she has won, but the way the joyful and goofy 20-year-old has handled herself on the global stage at the games in Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Wikipedia, Chan-Fan. Her exaggerated expressions and happy nature have […]

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China Economy Ripples Into Laos

New York, N.Y.  A slowing in China’s economy is having rippling effects on Laos, which has been described by the World Bank as having “once of the fastest growing” economies in the East Asia and Pacific region. Laos Farm Photo: Franco Beccari  A decade long mining boom, combined with a rapid development of hydropower, has seen Laos’ […]

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Fame: Spotlight on Super Woman Clare Boothe Luce

New York, N.Y. Although I attended her funeral at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, I never knew Clare Boothe Luce in life. Through Sylvia Jukes Morris’ twin works, Rage For Fame and the most recent Price of Fame, I feel I have come to know Clare in all her complexity far more intimately. Sylvia Jukes Morris’ […]

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VIDEO: The Queen Calls Chinese Officials ‘Very Rude’

London, U.K. Queen Elizabeth has been caught on camera saying Chinese officials were “very rude” during a state visit to Britain by President Xi Jinping that London had said would herald a “golden era” in relations with Beijing. She was speaking at a garden party at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, the same day that Prime Minister […]

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Yale Center Beijing Head Named WEF Young Global Leader

Beijing, China. Carol Li Rafferty YC ’00, the managing director of Yale Center Beijing, has been named to the World Economic Forum’s newest class of Young Global Leaders, the WEF announced on March 16. Rafferty will join a community of young leaders under 40 from around the world and from organizations in all sectors. For five […]

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Diwali Feted by Luce Foundation, Lions Club for Orphans in India

New York, N.Y.  Delayed Diwali is just as good as celebrating on the proper date. Especially when this Festival of Lights is combined with its counterparts Chanukah and Christmas. It was a beautiful setting: Tusk retail headquarters at 242 West 26th Street in Manhattan. Global Advisors Jan Ivarsson and Lynne Marie Paquette, jewelry designer Nicole Zahour, photographer […]

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Purchases Abroad Take Up Growing Portion of Chinese Luxury Spending 

This article is featured in Jing Daily’s Weekly Roundup Newsletter. Beijing, China. According to a new report by the China-based Fortune Character Institute, 78 percent of luxury purchases by Chinese consumers took place outside of mainland China this year, a number slightly higher than last year’s estimate of 76 percent. As tariffs keep luxury goods prices high […]

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China Plans for Mainland Police in H.K. Rail Station Spark Controversy

Washington, D.C. A new high-speed rail line that will link mainland China and Hong Kong is drawing criticism over Beijing’s plans to place mainland Chinese police officers in the Hong Kong train station. People’s Armed Police. Photo: Wikipedia. The planned West Kowloon terminus for the railway linking Kowloon and Guangzhou is not scheduled to open until […]

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