Santa Barbara, California, Feb. 6, 2020, — With the backing of many U.S. private sector companies and foundations, Direct Relief today sent a major shipment of personal protective gear to Chinese hospitals at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, including 250,000 N95 masks and other requested items.
Boston, Jan. 28, 2020, — Boston City Councilor Ed Flynn has been in contact with the Boston Public Health Commission regarding prevention of the 2019 novel coronavirus. Below are some guidelines from the BPHC on how residents can prevent this virus. Councilor Flynn(left) and other elected officials at CCBA Chinese New Year Banquet.
Quincy, Mass., Jan. 18, 2020 — 99 Ranch Market, the leading Asian grocery store chain, opened its first store in New England today. Quincy Mayor Tom Koch, City Council President Nina Liang and other dignitaries helped cut ribbon in front the store.
Every year, the Tsinghua International Students’ & Scholars’ Gala Night transforms our campus in a heart-pounding and reinvigorating showcase of cultural diversity, talent and a wholesome Tsinghua spirit. An amazing line-up of 22 acts involving enthusiastic performers from over 20 countries presented a magnificent evening for the audience at the New Tsinghua Xuetang.
Beijing, China, — Ronald Machtley, president of Bryant University, and his delegation recently visited Peking University. PKU President Hao Ping met with the guests at Linhuxuan. Hao Ping welcomed Machtley’s visit. He pointed out that Bryant University is an elite university with a long history and thanked Machtley for promoting various kinds of cooperation with […]
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 […]
Dear Friend, Today is a special time to come together, as families and communities, to deepen our connection to one another, and to give back to those in need. This morning Lorrie and I will continue our annual tradition of volunteering with local shelters before spending time with our families. It’s heartwarming to see so […]
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。
Nov. 8, 2019, Frankfurt, Germany, — At the CPhI Worldwide in Frankfurt, the winners of the 2019 Pharma awards were announced. The CEO of WuXi AppTec, Dr. Ge Li, received the award in category “CEO of the year” among 12 other categories.