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Ambassador Baucus Press Conference on Visas and Open Doors

Ambassador Max Baucus Press Conference November 18, 2014 AMBASSADOR BAUCUS:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Thank you all very much and again good afternoon and welcome to everybody. Americans and Chinese have a saying in common.  That is the more the better.  When it comes to education and travel nothing could be more true. This afternoon I ...
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Secretary Kerry on U.S.-China Relations

Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies SECRETARY KERRY: Well, thank you very much, Dean Nasr. I’ve had the privilege of knowing Vali for a while. When I was in the Senate, he was a very valuable advisor, and I can remember coming down to the State Department and meeting with him and with Richard ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Asia

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2014 Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Asia The President will travel to China, Burma and Australia from November 10-16.  In China from November 10-12, President Obama will attend the APEC Leaders Meeting and APEC CEO Summit.  Upon ...
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Hudson Institute Senior Fellow on U.S. Politics

Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Richard Weitz spoke at the Consulate on November 28 about the American political system, impact of the U.S. midterm elections on foreign policy, and the role of think tanks on foreign policy making. Discussions with the audience included topics such as how American presidents appoint senior government officials, how Congress interacts ...
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Linden Center Owner on Tourism that Protects Culture and the Environment

On November 19 at the Consulate, American owner and operator of the Linden Center Hotel near Dali, Brian Linden, discussed his own experiences attempting to promote a sustainable model of tourism in Southwest China. Linden talked about the importance of balancing economic development with important community goals of protecting the local culture and environment and ...
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