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KPC student makes trip to China

After spending 10 days in the bustling, populous hubs of Beijing and Shanghai, Iris Fontana became an expert at communicating with her Mandarin-speaking hosts - without knowing the language.Communication...
News of relative calm in the Chinese stock market. China's Shanghai Composite Index rebounded 3.4 percent to close at 3,969...the sharp fall in Chinese shares has abated somewhat as the Shanghai index has steadied following Monday's 8.5 percent dive...

...of technology in everyday life, Expos continue to attract millions of visitors. More than 73 million people attended the Shanghai Expo in 2010.Twenty million people are expected for the Milan Expo, with 6 million tickets already sold, according to Alessandro...
Hawaii, Alaska, territories team up on Jones Act

...for noncontiguous states and territories. Slom said it costs about $790 to ship a 40-foot container from Los Angeles to Shanghai, but it costs $8,700 to ship the same container from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Alaskan lawmakers have made a similar request...
News box office sales. "Transformers 4" was partially shot in China, features local star Li Bingbing and premiered at the Shanghai Film Festival.New Line's R-rated, Midwest road trip romp "Tammy" boasts one of the most bankable stars in movies...

...good health in the new year.China planned light shows at part of the Great Wall near Beijing and at the Bund waterfront in Shanghai. The city of Wuhan in central Hubei province called off its fireworks show and banned fireworks downtown to avoid worsening...
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Second twin sentenced in flight disruption

...board a flight from San Francisco to Shanghai on April 19. She was sentenced to two...that airplane, it would have gone on to Shanghai,'' Geddes said. Assistant U.S...Mikulas won the all-expense trip to Shanghai. About four hours into the overseas...
Ming cleared for NBA draft

...BEIJING (AP) -- Yao Ming, a 7-foot-5 center from China, has been cleared to enter the NBA draft. His current club, the Shanghai Sharks, made the announcement after Yao helped it win its first Chinese Basketball Association championship Friday. ''We...
Chinese crewman crushed by door on cruise ship

...aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Sky early Wednesday morning, authorities said. The door that killed Jan Ming Dai, 49, of Shanghai, China, was big enough to drive a fork-lift through, said Petty Officer Darrell Wilson, a spokesman for the Coast Guard...
President skips Alaska stopover during Asia trip visit Alaska and the North Slope on Oct. 15 and 16 on his way to the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Shanghai. The summit schedule has been significantly reduced in the aftermath of the East Coast terrorist attacks, Murkowski said...


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