Founded in 1950, the China National Acrobatic Troupe (CNAT) is the only national level acrobatic performing troupe established under Premier Zhou Enlai after the founding of new China.
On Sept. 23, Neighborcare Health CEO Mark Secord, Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, healthcare workers, and Neighborcare Health patient Phyllis Beaumonte broke ground on a new medical and dental clinic.
Helping Link is looking for a volunteer to assist in producing public relations materials. The next newsletter is slated to go out in the next few months. Ideally, Helping Link is looking for someone with a background in graphic design.
On Oct. 28, President Barack Obama signed and celebrated hate crime legislation that extends protection to people based on sexual orientation, sealing a long-fought victory to gay advocates. The president spoke of a nation becoming a place where “we’re all free to live and love as we see fit.”
SAN JOSE, California (AP) — A cell phone video that shows police officers repeatedly hitting an unarmed university student with batons and a Taser gun has prompted a criminal investigation into the officers’ conduct, a San Jose police spokesman said.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A national teachers’ union says it has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor over the treatment of teachers recruited in the Philippines to work in Louisiana school systems.
BEIJING (AP) — A $7 billion mining deal between Guinea’s repressive military regime and a little-known Chinese company underscores China’s full-throttle rush into Africa and its willingness to deal with brutal and corrupt governments.
ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolian Prime Minister Sanjaagiin Bayar said on Monday, Oct. 26, that he wanted to resign for health reasons, bringing new political uncertainty to his impoverished but resource-rich nation.
CHA-AM, Thailand (AP) — Tibet’s exiled Dalai Lama is an “honored guest” in India and will not be barred from visiting a disputed border area despite China’s strong protests, India’s prime minister said Sunday, Oct. 27, after talks with the Chinese premier.
HONOLULU (AP) — Sen. Daniel Inouye becomes the third longest serving senator in U.S. history on Oct. 22, a landmark for the powerful lawmaker who has held a seat in Congress for as long as Hawaii has been a state.