Beijing, May 28, 2014, (ecns.cn) — With Windows 8 now banned from being installed on Chinese government computers, domestic operating system (OS) developers are itching for a niche in the world’s biggest PC market. Tiananmen Square, Beijing China(file photo).
(After taking a surprise visit to US troops in Afghanistan on Saturday, May 24, President Obama returned to Washington for Monday’s Memorial Day events.) Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, Virginia 11:38 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Please be seated. Thank you, Secretary Hagel, for your introduction and for your lifetime […]
In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants (May 7, 1843) and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad, […]
Albany, NY, May 13, 2014, — Today, the New York State Senate approved a bill (S.6688 Golden/Squadron / A.7756 Kim/Silver), long championed by Senator Squadron, to allow Lunar New Year to be a school holiday. The bill would require that the city Department of Education (DOE) consider closing schools if a holiday is likely to […]
Washington, D.C., May 9, 2014, — The Department of Labor inducted Chinese Railroad Workers into the Labor Hall of Honor in a ceremony earlier today. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez presides at the ceremony. Chinese workers finally receive their due 145 years after their work completed.
Washington, D.C., May 6, 2014, — As part of the Administration’s continuing commitment to attract and retain highly skilled immigrants, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the publication of two proposed rules, including a rule to extend employment authorization to spouses of certain H-1B workers, and a proposal to enhance opportunities for certain […]
By Dr. John P. Holdren, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, the White House Washington, D.C., May 6, 2014, — Today, we released the third National Climate Assessment report, by far the most comprehensive look ever at climate change impacts in the United States. Based on four years of work by hundreds of experts from government, academia, corporations, and public-interest […]
April 28, Washington, D.C., — United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issues multiple warnings about security vulnerabilities in popular software applications from major companies. Please review these warnings below and follow the suggestions to fix the vulnerabilities to ensure your computer and personal information are protected.
By Michelle Wu, Boston City Councilor at Large on April 16, 2014 As of today, my new colleagues and I have officially served 100 days on the Boston City Council–and I wanted to give you an update on some of the major projects I’ve been working on since January 6th.
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