A woman from a big Chinese city visits her boyfriend’s rural hometown and is so appalled by the squalor she sees that she dumps him. The story was fake, but it swept through Chinese media because it highlighted a deep societal gap that the ruling Communist Party has vowed to close.
Chinese President Xi Jinping presented the gift of a dawn redwood tree to the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX), a new partnership between the University of Washington and Tsinghua University, during a ceremony at Microsoft headquarters this past week. Xi presented UW Interim President Ana Mari Cauce, Tsinghua President Qiu Yong, and Microsoft President Brad Smith […]
The University of Washington, Tsinghua University in China, and Microsoft Corp. announced June 18 they have selected Bellevue as the future home of the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX), a partnership to educate innovators from around the world. GIX hopes to attract students, faculty, professionals, and entrepreneurs to tackle some of the biggest technology and design […]
By Hayat Norimine Northwest Asian Weekly Nearly 10 years ago, University of Washington Wind Ensemble Conductor Tim Salzman helped a student finance his education. That small act, years later, eventually led to a partnership with the China Conservatory.
As a junior at the University of Washington, I want to make the most of my college career. I believe that studying abroad is one way to make
BEIJING (AP) — In China, tobacco companies sponsor schools. Almost half of all male doctors smoke. And one wedding dinner ritual involves the bride lighting cigarettes for each of her male guests. China has committed to banning smoking at public indoor venues by Jan. 9, in accordance with a global anti-tobacco treaty backed by the World Health Organization …
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke urged China to help revive world growth by opening its markets further and easing currency controls.