BEA Releases First Official Release of Gross Domestic Product by County

BEA Graphic on Percent Change in Real GDP by County, 2018, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 2,375 counties, decreased in 717, and was unchanged in 21 in 2018, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The percentage change in real GDP ranged […]

空前绝后的波士顿蜜糖大爆炸

1919年波士顿北端(North End)发生的蜜糖储存罐大爆炸,直接造成了21人当场死亡,150余人身受重伤。这场发生在100年前的特殊灾难,现在回想起来,当地人仍然心有余悸。甚至事件结束后,当地政府还在现场,安插了一个牌子,记录了这场惨烈的灾难。 1919年1月15日的下午,风和日丽,温度也十分反常地升高了十几度。在波士顿市区,突然一股巨大的蜜糖袭向人们。据后来专业人士调查,这股巨大的蜜糖,足足有14000多吨,高度有7、8米之高,远看就像是海啸一般。

The “Double Dealers” in “Legal Elites” behind the Hong Kong Riots

Hong Kong, Nov. 8, 2019, — On Oct. 14, the Hong Kong law society dropped huge news that Edwin Choy Wai-Bond, former chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association and a certified Senior Counsel, resigned from the bar association. He reprimanded the “shameful silence” the bar association had for rioters’ act of violence. He believes […]

Dr. Robert Kuhn Speaks of Key Drivers of the Chinese Miracle at Chinese Civilization and China’s Path Forum

Beijing, China, Nov. 1, 2019, — the Chinese Civilization and China’s Path academic forum hosted by the Academy of Chinese Culture and the Kuhn Foundation was held today. More than 20 well-known Chinese and foreign scholars, such as Professor Michael Szonyi, director of the Fairbank Center for East Asian Studies at Harvard University, Li Junru, […]

Tufts Medical Center Asian Health Initiative Calls for Anti-Tobacco Proposals

Boston, Oct. 11, 2019, — Tufts Medical Center (Tufts MC) launched the Asian Health Initiative in 1995 to support community partners working to address some of the most pressing health concerns in Chinatown and the Boston Asian community. Over the years, those efforts have focused on chronic diseases, family violence, emotional wellness, and tobacco use, […]

Suffolk County Sheriff Tompkins Ends Contract with ICE

Boston, Oct. 8, 2019, — The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department is terminating its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as the Department intensifies its focus on the provision of care, custody and rehabilitative services to what will soon be an expanded population of women entering the Suffolk County House of Correction.