• Who is Xi Jinping? Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China arrives for his first state visit to the United States this week. Here are a few highlights of the life of China’s 63-year-old leader.
  • Chinese pavilion in Tacoma, Wash., highlights ties between Chinese and US cities City-to-city exchanges and cooperation have played an important role in bilateral relations between China and the United States. Since formal diplomatic relations between the two nations were established in 1979, more than 200 cities on both sides have established sister-city agreements. An intricate Chinese pavilion in Tacoma, Wash., is just one example of these ties.