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  • Treasury Sec. Lew in China

    Treasury Sec. Lew in China

    Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew arrived in Beijing on March 30. During his visit, he will hold discussions with senior Chinese officials on the U.S., Chinese, and global economies. (AP Photo)

  • President Commemorate Selma “Bloody Sunday”

    President Commemorate Selma “Bloody Sunday”

    President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama march to commemorate a seminal moment in the U.S. Civil Rights movement: the March 7, 1965 “Bloody Sunday” walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Also pictured is Amelia Boynton Robison, who was beaten on that day.

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  • Amb visits Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation Center

    Amb visits Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation Center

    On March 6, Ambassador Baucus and Ms. Hanes visited the Beijing Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. They learned about efforts to care for wounded and sick animals and other efforts to preserve wildlife. (U.S. Embassy Photo)

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  • Amb. Baucus Visits Harbin

    Amb. Baucus Visits Harbin

    Ambassador Max Baucus and Melodee Hanes visited the Ice Festival in Harbin this week. The Ambassador also met with provincial and city officials, as well as touring an American factory in Harbin. (Embassy Photo)


  • Humphrey Fellowship Now Accepting Applications

    The U.S. Embassy in China is seeking candidates for the 2016-2017 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, which brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and professional collaboration.

  • Consulate Speakers Program

    The Consulate Speakers Program helps connect the U.S. Consulate community with Chinese audiences. The goal of our program is to broaden local understanding of the United States

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Consulate Highlights

  • American Flying Tigers Guilin Heritage Park Receives Warm Welcome

    Honoring the legacy of the Americans and Chinese who bravely fought together defending freedom, the American Flying Tigers Guilin Heritage Park was opened March 28 in Lingui County, Guilin, Guangxi. U.S. Consul General in Guangzhou Jennifer Zimdahl Galt and U.S. Embassy Air Force Attaché Colonel Mark Swentkofske joined several distinguished guests, including Chinese Vice Premier Madam Liu Yandong, Guangxi Party Secretary Peng Qinghua, and representatives of the American Flying Tigers Historical Organization (FTHO), at the opening.  

  • Fulfilling our Human Rights Commitments: The United States’ Experience – A Conversation with U.S. State Department Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski

    U.S. State Department Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski answered questions on Twitter at 8pm Beijing/7AM EST, Feb 13 about how the US fulfills its human rights commitments. 

  • Ambassador Baucus's Remarks at Kunming Museum

    Thank you so very much Mr. Tian Jian. I deeply appreciate that introduction. I want to also thank the tour director who gave us a wonderful tour through the museum. Bai Hong and Yang Fuquan, Vice President of the Parochial Academy of Social Science who I just met, as well as Lu Tianyun, Director General of the Foreign Affairs Office up here at Kunming.  

  • Commander of USARPAC General Vincent K. Brooks visits Beijing and Haikou to meet with key Chinese PLA leaders and observe US/China military exchange

    The commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific spent several days in China during his visit to the region last week to meet with key People’s Liberation Army leaders, visit the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and observe a U.S.-Chinese military exchange.  

  • Obama Proclamation on Religious Freedom Day 2015

    In proclaiming Religious Freedom Day 2015, President Obama says promoting religious freedom has always been a key objective of his administration’s foreign policy. 

  • Kerry on 5th Anniversary of Liu Xiaobo’s Conviction

    Nobel Peace Prize laureate and writer Liu Xiaobo today spends the fifth anniversary of his conviction for “inciting subversion” in prison, serving out an 11-year sentence. The United States remains deeply concerned that China continues to incarcerate Liu Xiaobo and hold his wife, Liu Xia, in extralegal house arrest. Liu Xiaobo is a courageous and eloquent spokesperson recognized throughout the world for his long and non-violent advocacy for human rights and democracy in China. We reiterate our call on China to release Liu Xiaobo and to remove all restrictions on Liu Xia.  

  • 25th U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade Concludes with Key Outcomes

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman hosted a Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Wang Yang for the 25th session of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT), which took place in Chicago. At the conclusion of the discussions, the United States announced key outcomes in the areas of agricultural market access, intellectual property rights protection, innovation policies, and competition law enforcement. Through sustained engagement over the course of this past year, the United States and China have reached agreement in several areas of key importance to U.S. farmers, innovators, manufacturers and workers. 

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