Month: February 2019

26 Feb

While the US has long been an established powerhouse

in multiple sectors, China is steadily transforming itself from a traditional manufacturing center into a technology-driven economy capable of delivering hig her-value products and services to serve its increasingly affluent, middle-income consumer base. Recognizing the pivotal role of colleges and universities in this process, China is making huge invest ments to strengthen its higher-education institutions,
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26 Feb

So, while the governments of China and the US may

exhibit discomfort with one another, it is clear that person-to-person education and research diplomacy will continue to provide a solid foundation for sustaining win-win academic projects. Any significant decoupling of the US and Chi na in the education and research fields would prove detrimental to both countries. In the globalized world of the 21st century,
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25 Feb

But even if the court and congressional challenges do not

  process, defense officials say it will still be many months before the funds in question could be used to build a wall.   Senior Defense officials said Friday that the Defense Department is currently awaiting a re quest from the Department of Homeland Security to provide support for border wall construction.   ”We’ve asked DHS for input,
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