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January 1, 2000
Meetings between the Defense Secretary William S. Cohen, other senior Pentagon officials, People's Liberation Army (PLA) Lt. Gen. Xiong Guankai and deputy chief of staff for intelligence, will be the first test of a new law restricting U.S. exchanges with the People's Liberation Army.
August 1, 1984
In August, the 60-piece American exhibit, accompanied by 10 young artists and several teachers, will tour Beijing, Shanghai and Hohehot, Inner Mongolia. When the members of the group return, they will bring with them a similar exhibition prepared by Chinese students at the children's palaces they have visited. During their visit to China, members of the American tour group will participate in a seminar on art education and take field trips with their Chinese hosts to cultural and historical sites.
February 1, 2011
China-US Governors Forum, a newly launched sub-national consultation mechanism, was established between US National Governors Association and Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries. The Forum aims to promote comprehensive exchanges and cooperation between sub-national governments of the two countries.
August 1, 2012
Six World-class athletes arrived in Madison to become students in the Chinese Champions Program, a non-degree sports leadership seminar, at UW-Madison.
February 1, 2011
Three administrators, two sixth-grade students, and an interpreter from Lhasa Municipal Education Bureau visited five Boulder-area middle and elementary schools and the University of Colorado School of Education.
June 1, 2013
Six Chinese journalists learned how journalism students are educated in US universities and how US media organizations perform on-the-job training for their journalists.
September 1, 2013
The United States and China are hosting Afghan diplomats as part of a joint effort to develop the Kabul diplomats’ communications and management skills.
September 1, 2013
Renowned Chinese composer Ye Xiaogang conducted a concert, titled "China Story" in Chinese and "Songs of the Earth" in English, with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in the Avery Fisher Hall at New York City's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
June 1, 2012
A delegation of mayors and senior officials from nine cities in California visited China to meet senior financiers and talk joint ventures.
April 1, 2013
Chinese and California government officials along with more than 150 Chinese business representatives discussed building new trade relations in the future.

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