Jeff Bezos Issues His Final Letter to Shareholders as Amazon CEO

April 15, 2021 To our shareowners: In Amazon’s 1997 letter to shareholders, our first, I talked about our hope to create an “enduring franchise,” one that would reinvent what it means to serve customers by unlocking the internet’s power. I noted that Amazon had grown from having 158 employees to 614, and that we had […]

Tufts Medical Center Opens Vaccine Appointment Website

March 22, 2021 Dear community members, Due to new vaccine supply we are able to open back up appointment scheduling for COVID vaccinations beginning this afternoon after 3:30pm. Please go to https://www.tuftsmcvaccine.org/ to set up an appointment for vaccination. Please call 617-636-6119. to get assistance in Chinese. As a reminder, the Tufts MC vaccination site […]

Boston’s First Annual Lunar New Year Rolling Parade Kicks off on Sunday!

Boston, Feb. 16, 2021, — Chinese American Citizens Alliance Boston (C.A.C.A. Boston), the Chinese American Heritage Foundation (CAHF) and Chung Wah Academy of New England (Chung Wah) will kick off the 1st Greater Boston Lunar New Year Rolling Parade on Sunday, February 21, 2021. Rain/snow day will be Sunday, February 28, 2021. The participates will […]

贝佐斯将卸任亚马逊CEO / Email from Bezos to Amazonian

【波士顿双语网2021年2月2日讯】亚马逊公司今天公布财报时宣布,公司创始人贝佐斯(Jeff Bezos )将于今年第三季度辞去CEO职务,亚马逊云计算服务平台CEO贾西(Andy Jassy)将接任CEO职务,贝佐斯将担任亚马逊董事会的执行主席。 据悉,贾西自亚马逊创立后大部分时间都在该公司工作。过去近30年来,亚马逊从一个在线书商成长为价值1.7万亿美元的庞然大物,拥有130多万名员工。贾西是服务贝佐斯时间最长、最信任的副手之一。他在2003年担任CEO的 “影子”技术顾问这一重要角色。他撰写了后来成为亚马逊网络服务商业计划的原始文件,并自2006年该部门成立以来一直负责管理该部门。

Letter to MIT Chancellor Calls Arrest of Prof Chen “worst cases of academic racism”

Boston, Jan. 15, 2021, — FBI agents Prof. Gang Chen of MIT on Jan. 14, 2021, and charged that Prof Chen committed wire fraud, failed to file a foreign bank account report and made a false statement in a tax return. The letter titled “MIT and racism Re: A slippery road” below was written by […]

FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for First COVID-19 Vaccine

Washington, DC, Dec. 11, 2020, — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the first emergency use authorization (EUA) for a vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in individuals 16 years of age and older. The emergency use authorization allows the Pfizer-BioNTech […]

Ten States Remain on MA’s COVID Low Risk List

Boston, Sept. 19, 2020, — Only ten states are now on Massachusetts’ lower-risk state list as of yesterday. Wyoming was removed from the list on Friday. Travelers from COVID-19 lower-risk States are not required to fill out the Massachusetts Travel Form and do not need to quarantine. States are included on the list based on meeting two criteria: […]