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 […]

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, […]

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.

Proposed Regulations to address Vaping and Tobacco Use Among Youth in Boston

Boston, September 18, 2019 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) is proposing regulations aimed at addressing vaping and tobacco use among youth in Boston. Under the proposal, mint and menthol nicotine and tobacco products will only be sold only in verified adult-only tobacco retailers. Staff will now move […]

Mayor Bowser and Senator Van Hollen Congratulate 54th Anniversary of Sing Tao Daily

Washington, DC, August 1, 2019, — Ms. Muriel Bowser, Mayor of Washington, DC, and Senator Chris Van Hollen of Maryland today marked the occasion of the 54th anniversary of Sing Tao Daily US East Coast edition. “Sing Tao Daily is one of the largest Chinese newspaper on the East coast that provides coverage in Chinese, […]

FCC: Chinese Americans Targeted in Consulate Phone Scam

April 12, 2019, –The FCC has recently received numerous consumer complaints about scammers trying to steal money or personal information by posing as Chinese consulate employees. People with Chinese last names have been targeted, along with random consumers in areas with large Chinese communities, according to multiple news reports. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai (file photo).