The Suffolk Journal

China pledges to counter any future tariffs

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Jacob Geanous

April 11, 2018

Investors around the world are bracing for a volatile market as United States President Donald Trump tries to ease fears of a possible trade war between the U.S. and China. Trump suggested that Beijing will relax trade barriers “because it is the right thing to do” and suggested that the conflict can be resolved by economic superpowers.

Across continents, Suffolk student shines

Courtesy of An Wang

Will Senar

March 4, 2015

Growing up in a new environment can be hard, especially if home is on the other side of the planet. But for An Wang, the adjustment into an American culture has not been difficult because of her willingness to be involved in the community. Wang comes from Hangzhou, China, where she lived until she...

Chiang Yee: The Silent Traveller from the East comes to Adams Gallery

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Alexa Gagosz

February 25, 2015

Walking into the Adams Gallery, images of tourist attractions around Boston with a Chinese-cultural flair decorate the walls of the first floor of the law school. The gallery is currently presenting an exhibit from the 20th century Chinese artist and author, Chiang Yee, in the self-titled exhibit, “Chiang...

Chinese Internet restrictions affect social media, search engines

Violin Fan is the president of the International Student Association

Dani Marrero

February 12, 2015

While free Internet is a widely available commodity for those living in the U.S., others, such as Chinese citizens, are struggling to use popular applications used for communication and accessing information. With restrictions to certain searches and blockings of large amount of applications and data,...

North Korea sending envoy to Russia to strengthen old ties

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Alexa Gagosz

November 19, 2014

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is sending a special envoy to Russia, without any explanation on the trip, according to North Korean state media. The Korean Central News Agency also did not give out any such information about when the communist party official Choe Ryong-hae would be leaving. The New...

China should increase security in Tiananmen Square

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David Frederick

November 6, 2013

Assuredly, we must recognize the importance of areas like Tiananmen Square. This past Monday, a family in an SUV drove through many citizens and then proceeded to light their car on fire, and an explosion rocked the same area that once had a citizen now known in the zeitgeist as ‘tankman’ stood his...

China and Japan debate over ownership of Senkaku Islands

China and Japan debate over ownership of Senkaku Islands

Matt Bacon

October 3, 2012

Over the last month, a conflict has been brewing in the Far East. Overshadowed by news about anti-American protests in the Middle East, replacement referees, and whatever recent jabs our two presidential candidates have taken at each other, this issue is something that America must keep a wary eye on:...

China’s economy needs help too

Cait O'Callaghan

March 3, 2010

  "...China is losing a lot of money and its economy is slowly down-turning." Yasheng Huang, a professor of political economy and international management from the MIT Sloan School of Management came to Suffolk on Monday to talk about the dynamics and challenges of China’s economy. The author of 20...

China Town rings in New Year

Tom Russo

February 24, 2010

  Hundreds flocked to the streets of Boston’s China Town last weekend to witness the China Town Lion Dance Parade, which capped the second of three weekend celebrations in honor of this year’s Chinese New Year, the year of the tiger. The Lion Dance is similar to and commonly confuse...

Washington gives away our jobs to China

Jeff Fish

February 17, 2010

Article by: Jeff Fish Green jobs are going to China, says a report by ABC News that shed light on just how carelessly stimulus funds and taxpayer money is being spent. According to the report, Congress approved nearly $2 billion in stimulus funds for wind energy and 80 percent of it funded jobs ...

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