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January 1, 2017
Secretary of State John Kerry announced at a climate change summit that the city of Boston will host the US-China Climate Change Summit in 2017, in which around 2,000 business officials and urban leaders from the U.S. and China are expected to attend. Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh remarks that the conference will give Boston the opportunity to emerge as a global leader in the fight against climate change. Boston follows Beijing and Los Angeles as cities from the world's two largest economies cooperating in the struggle to curb emissions.
January 18, 2017
The Yale Center Beijing advances Yale University’s fundamental dedication to developing leaders from all sectors of society and all regions of the globe. By leveraging Yale’s wealth of resources as a global research university and its historically strong ties to China, the center aims to further constructive dialogue about pressing issues and the forthright exchange of ideas and knowledge among decision makers and thought leaders.
January 19, 2017
Paramount Pictures strikes a billion dollar deal with Chinese investment companies Shanghai Film Group and HuaHua Media.
February 7, 2017
Springfield College has hit the ground running with new recruiting efforts in China, rallying behind students past and present to set up shop in the heart of two of the country's biggest cities. With a relationship extending more than 30 years, the school wants to grow its pipeline of students coming from China after opening recruiting offices in Beijing and Shanghai.
February 7, 2017
The US-Asia Institute hosted a reception celebrating 2017 Lunar New Year and 50 Years of ASEAN in the House Rayburn Office Building. Minister-Counselor Zhang Min attended the reception and made a few remarks.
April 1, 2017
A group of Mt. Blue High School students could soon have the opportunity to take a week-long trip to China after receiving an invitation from a Beijing school that the district has contact with through its international students program. The trip was initially scheduled for Nov. 5; however, it has been delayed until the spring so students will have enough time to obtain visas and passports. A group of about 15 students expressed interest in going, and a willingness to pay the $2,000 necessary to cover travel expenses.
April 3, 2017
This program seeks to promote cultural understanding, dispel stereotypes, develop global leaders, and build life-long friendships. On April 8, 2016, seven Wayland High School students left Boston for a six-week cultural, educational exchange with the Beijing Jingshan School Yuanyang Branch in Beijing, China.
April 3, 2017
From April 3 to 30, Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer-winning drama, Disgraced, will tour universities and high schools in China. Joining the performers will be specialists in US-Middle East Relations, American studies, Islamic studies and other experts to lead discussions and answer questions through the tour.
April 7, 2017
President Xi Jinping visited President Donald Trump at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Trump had intended to press Xi for trade concessions and urge China to take a more active role in restraining North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, but the high-stakes discussions that began Thursday night and continued Friday were overshadowed by Trump’s muscular response to a poison gas attack blamed on Syrian President Bashar Assad.
April 7, 2017
After his meeting with President Donald Trump in Florida, President Xi Jinping took time in Alaska while his plane refueled before returning home. In Anchorage, President Xi and the Chinese delegation met with Alaska's Gov. Bill Walker, his wife, and several dignitaries.

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