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Yale Center Beijing Head Named WEF Young Global Leader

Beijing, China. Carol Li Rafferty YC ’00, the managing director of Yale Center Beijing, has been named to the World Economic Forum’s newest class of Young Global Leaders, the WEF announced on March 16. Rafferty will join a community of young leaders under 40 from around the world and from organizations in all sectors. For five […]

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Diwali Feted by Luce Foundation, Lions Club for Orphans in India

New York, N.Y.  Delayed Diwali is just as good as celebrating on the proper date. Especially when this Festival of Lights is combined with its counterparts Chanukah and Christmas. It was a beautiful setting: Tusk retail headquarters at 242 West 26th Street in Manhattan. Global Advisors Jan Ivarsson and Lynne Marie Paquette, jewelry designer Nicole Zahour, photographer […]

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Purchases Abroad Take Up Growing Portion of Chinese Luxury Spending 

This article is featured in Jing Daily’s Weekly Roundup Newsletter. Beijing, China. According to a new report by the China-based Fortune Character Institute, 78 percent of luxury purchases by Chinese consumers took place outside of mainland China this year, a number slightly higher than last year’s estimate of 76 percent. As tariffs keep luxury goods prices high […]

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China Plans for Mainland Police in H.K. Rail Station Spark Controversy

Washington, D.C. A new high-speed rail line that will link mainland China and Hong Kong is drawing criticism over Beijing’s plans to place mainland Chinese police officers in the Hong Kong train station. People’s Armed Police. Photo: Wikipedia. The planned West Kowloon terminus for the railway linking Kowloon and Guangzhou is not scheduled to open until […]

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Habitat for Humanity Notes Importance of World Toilet Day

New York, N.Y.  The jokes are too easy, the ramifications too deadly. People are dying all over the world from a lack of proper sanitation and hygiene – and access to basic sanitation services. Every year, 1.4 million children, including 200,000 children in India, die from diseases caused by fecal contamination. Habitat for Humanity (LINK) is a […]

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Indonesia May Also Challenge China’s South Sea Claims

Beijing, China. At a time when China appears to be trying to smooth over its differences with rival claimants in the South China Sea, Indonesia has become the latest to indicate just how serious the situation has become. Indonesian Navy and U.S. Navy officers work through a freedom of navigation exercise during a legal training symposium. […]

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Despite Slowdown, China’s Outbound Tourists Reach 242 Million

New York, N.Y. As Chinese tourists head across the globe for Golden Week this week, luxury retailers are worried that an ailing stock market and devalued yuan will lead to muted growth compared to holiday seasons of the past. But according to newly released figures, long-term growth prospects remain strong for Chinese travelers, who are […]

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Obama, Xi to Address Touchy Topics During Talks

Washington, D.C. Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to Washington Thursday for talks with President Barack Obama on thorny issues including cyber attacks, human rights and economics, after spending the first two days of his U.S. visit focused primarily on the importance of cooperation between the two countries. U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi […]

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Savvy Travelers CEO Tina Aldatz to be Honored as “Mexican American Opportunity Foundation Woman of the Year”

EOD Warrior Foundation Partners with the UK Felix Fund to Raise Money for EOD Warriors and Their Families

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John Kerry Condemns Murder of LGBTQ Activist, Embassy Employee