March 8, 2008
With funding from the U.S. State Department, the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations implemented an exchange project that provides a forum for representatives of municipal governments to share experience in using e-government to communicate with citizens and coordinate delivery of services.
April 1, 2008
USS LASSEN, DDG82 and staff visited Shanghai. Captain Simons and other major officials attended a reception held by the Shanghai Base of the PLA Navy and visited some famous Shanghai landmarks.
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine Delegation Visits Peking Union Medical College
April 1, 2008
The delegates observed critical care facilities in several major medical centers and lectured at conferences in Beijing and Shanghai.
April 1, 2008
The State of Georgia opened an international economic development center in Beijing. Thus, the center helps to boost further trade by facilitating foreign investments, export partners and tourism between the two places.
April 9, 2008
Governor Bob Riley, in China to promote exports of Alabama products, visited a prestigious Shanghai hotel where he saw an Alabama-made export being used. The Governor and Alabama First Lady Patsy Riley toured the Xiaojiao Guest House, which uses carpet and rugs that were made in Saraland with yarn from Roanoke.
June 3, 2008
Iowa Governor Chet Culver announced the opening of an Iowa trade office in Beijing, China, saying it's important the state have a presence in this large population nation with a rapidly growing economy.
June 9, 2008
Mr. Jin Xu, Deputy Director-General of Department of American and Oceanian Affairs, Ministry of Commerce of PRC, met with visiting US government officials and USCEA leaders in Park Plaza Hotel in Beijing. Ronald Bew, SBA Former Associate Deputy Administrator and Director of Richmond District, VA, Daisy W. Lynum, Vice Chair, International Council of NLC and Dr. George Wang, President of USCEA attended the meeting.
June 16, 2008
Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. James A. Roy led the first NCO delegation consisted of 12 senior NCOs to the People’s Republic of China. They visited soldiers and officers in Nanjing and Wuhan, observed physical training, toured dormitories and dining facility. During an interview, Roy said, "he was struck by the difference in philosophy between U.S. and Chinese NCOs".
June 21, 2008
The Palos Verdes High School wind ensemble performed at Beijing's Forbidden City Concert Hall and Shanghai's Oriental Art Center in China as an American salute to the 2008 Olympics. PV High director of instrumental music Shellie Parkinson, the band and family members took the trip from June 21 to July 1 and visited various parts of the country, including Tian'an men Square and the Great Wall.
June 30, 2008
A U.S. Public-Private Partnership delegation led by USAID Administrator Henrietta Fore traveled to Sichuan Province and Beijing, China in the wake of the May 12, 8.0-magnitude earthquake.