Columbia, Missouri Orders First Electric Buses

COMO Connect in the City of Columbia, Missouri has made a historic decision that secures it a spot among America’s most elite transit providers. Beginning September 1, 2015, COMO Connect will take delivery of their first of four battery electric transit buses from the global electric vehicle leader BYD Coach & Bus. “This is a historic moment for both the city of Columbia and the state of Missouri,” said Mike Matthes, City Manager of Columbia. “This decision by the City of Columbia and COMO Connect is yet another example of the forward-thinking attitude towards technology and transportation that contributes to making Columbia great. I could not be more proud.”…

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CGCC and CCA hosted CCA Cup Table Tennis Invitational

CGCC and CCA hosted CCA Cup Table Tennis Invitational On June 6, 2015, China General Chamber of Commerce – U.S.A. (CGCC) and China Construction America, Inc. hosted the CCA Cup Table Tennis Invitational for the 6th consecutive year at the Lily Yip Table Tennis Center in Dunellen, New Jersey. This event was attended by members…

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China Opens New Chapter in US

  The Big Apple embraced the charm of Chinese books and culture as the BookExpo America opened on Wednesday,featuring China as the Global Market Forum Guest of Honor for the first time. “There is a fast-growing demand to learn more about China, its culture and its language,” Tom Reycraft, president of Benchmark Education told China…

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2015 Hot Topics for Multinational Companies

2015 Hot Topics for Multinational Companies Posted on December 22, 2014 by Littler Mendelson By Philip Berkowitz, Johan Lubbe and Peter Susser As we enter the New Year, Littler’s international practice has identified a number of key employment and labor law issues for multinational companies (MNCs). The past year has brought to the fore some…

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Vice-Premier Assures on US Economic Ties

Vice-Premier Assures on US Economic Ties Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Yang has assured US officials and business communities that his country’s policy for developing the China-US economic relationship will not change despite China’s expanding economy. He made the comment on Wednesday afternoon in Chicago at a conference called US-China: A Shared Vision of Economic Leadership. It…

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State Department Releases January 2015 Visa Bulletin

State Department Releases January 2015 Visa Bulletin Posted on December 19, 2014 by Littler Mendelson By Michelle A. White   The U.S. Department of State has released the January 2015 Visa Bulletin, which summarizes visa availability for individuals seeking U.S. Permanent Residence. As compared to the December 2013 Visa Bulletin, some significant movement occurred in…

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ZTE, NBA Team Partners in Business, Charity

ZTE, NBA Team Partners in Business, Charity ZTE USA CEO Cheng Lixin and Houston Rockets CEO Tad Brown announced their joint holiday charity program Season of Giving prior to the second annual ZTE Title Night on Saturday at the Toyota Center. Both Cheng and Brown indicated that a year and a half into the partnership,…

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