By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly When Chinese President Xi Jinping picked Seattle as his first stop to land in America recently, several U.S. cities reacted with disbelief and jealousy, and numerous governors felt slighted. Why Seattle again? Didn’t Xi’s three predecessors visit Seattle before? Shouldn’t Xi experience other U.S. cities? Suddenly, Seattle—one of the […]
Seattle will be first stop for Chinese President Xi Jinping
Gov. Jay Inslee announced Sept. 16 that Seattle has been confirmed as the first stop for Chinese President Xi Jinping and his delegation who will be visiting the United States next week. Gov. Inslee, who visited China in 2013 as part of a trade mission to Asia, invited President Xi to Washington State in recognition […]
SF schools to reduce services for Chinese immigrant students
By Staff New America Media Two schools in San Francisco will be scaling back courses and other programs for newly arrived Chinese immigrants starting next year, reports the Sing Tao Daily. While the decision has caused alarm among parents and teachers, district officials say it will ultimately benefit students struggling with the English language.