Hong Kong Electronics Fair & electronicAsia Draw Over 97,000 Buyers

Hong Kong, October 18, 2012 – The four-day Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition), the largest trade fair of its kind in the world, and the concurrent electronicAsia concluded on Tuesday,  October 16  after attracting more than 97,000 buyers from 140 countries and regions. The twin fairs welcomed 3,900 exhibitors from 28 countries and regions.

Facing a Weak Economy, Both Candicates Are Tough on China

(from chinadaily.com.cn) China-bashing is fiercer in the 2012 US presidential election than any previous election campaign, with both the Republican and the Democratic candidates attacking China, observers said. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama wave to the audience during the first presidential debate at the University of Denver in Colorado on Oct 3. Charlie Neibergall […]

40-Day Countdown for the 2012 MIT-CHIEF Began at the Launch Ceremony

By David Li, bostonese.com Cambridge, Mass. – In the afternoon of October 6, the MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (MIT-CHIEF)’s Launch Ceremony of 2012 annual conference was held at the Marriott Hotel in Kendal Square near MIT campus. The organizing team announced this year’s forum topics and the latest progress. The registration website was officially […]

Beijing Opera in Bikinis? Art or Atrocity

(from peopledaily.com.cn) The mixture of “Beijing opera headwear and bikinis” is actually like “drinking coffee and eating garlic at the same time.” It not only looks strange but also feels odd. Facing queries, organizers of the international bikini contest loudly explained that they were not deliberately imitating the Beijing Opera but just trying to transmit […]

Chinese Scientists Made Important Contributions in Hunting “God Particle”

BEIJING, July 5 (Xinhua) — Chinese scientists have made “important” contributions in hunting the Higgs boson, or “God particle,” in cooperation with the European Center for Nuclear Research, a Chinese research body said on Thursday. A simulated event at the Large Hadron Collider. This simulation depicts the decay of a Higgs particle following a collision […]

HKS Conference Focuses on “The Truly Disadvantaged”, Poverty, Race and Inequality

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Twenty-five years after the publication of Professor William Julius Wilson’s groundbreaking book, “The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy,” Wilson and more than 20 leading social science scholars from throughout the country will gather September 14 at Harvard University.  The one-day conference, organized by Harvard Kennedy School’s (HKS) […]

Eric Jay Dolin To Discuss When America First Met China at Cary Memorial Library

Join us for a fascinating evening as author Eric Jay Dolin discusses his exciting new book: When America First Met China. Mr. Dolin’s book recounts the opening of the America-China trade, a dramatic rendezvous between two nations on diametrically opposed paths of destiny. The lecture will be held on Thursday, September 13, at 7:00 p.m. […]