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Shanghai Women Entrepreneurs Connect with Small Business Administration

March 10, Shanghai – In celebration of Women’s History Month, Tong Qin of the Small Business Administration (SBA) San Francisco office led a video call with more than 30 local women entrepreneurs and business owners about strategies for advancing women-owned businesses. She spoke about SBA’s best practices and their National Women’s Business Centers, and answered ...
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Shanghai Audience Learns How to Make Strong Presentations

March 5, Shanghai – Information Officer Felix Salazar talked about how to make strong presentations to an audience of over 50 at the Shanghai American Center. Using the metaphor of a house, Salazar showed how a strong presentation is like a strong house, whereby the introduction is the foundation, the supporting arguments are the support ...
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Security Message: China-Burma Border Incidents

The U.S. Embassy in Beijing is aware of recent increased tensions related to the ongoing armed conflict in Burma between the Burmese government and various ethnic minority groups near the China-Burma border.  As a result of the conflict, the Chinese government has restricted travel to the border region.  U.S. citizens traveling near the China-Burma border ...
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Security Message: Report of Alleged Planning of Possible Terrorist Incident in Kunming, Yunnan Province

The United States Embassy in Beijing is aware of media reports alleging that terrorists may be planning to launch an attack in Kunming, Yunnan Province over the Lunar New Year period.  The Embassy has not been able to verify the accuracy of this report. As noted in the current Country Specific Information Sheet for China, ...
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