Founded in 1974, Shaw-Lundquist Associates, Inc. is a second-generation family-owned general contractor. Today, it is one of the largest Asian American contractors in the United States, with offices in Hudson, Wis. and Las Vegas, Nev.
Shaw-Lundquist has always been a family-oriented organization, so it was a natural transition
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ASIA PACIFIC, March 6, 2014 – China ranks #9 overall in research conducted by FutureBrand, Interpublic Group’s global brand consultancy, into the reputation of countries of origin with consumers worldwide. In this inaugural 2014 “Made In” report, three Asian countries
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – February 11, 2014 – Festival of Nations, Minnesota’s largest multi-cultural celebration, returns to Saint Paul RiverCentre Thursday, May 1through Sunday, May 4. This year’s theme, Peace Among the People, will be seen throughout the Festival. Thousands of
By Pat Welsh, contributor
In December 2012, this newspaper gave an overview of a dispute between Japan, the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Peoples’ Republic of China concerning jurisdiction over the uninhabited Senkaku-Diaoyu Islands. These islands are 110 miles north of Ishigaki Island, Japan, and 116 miles northeast of Keelung, Taiwan, Republic of China. After seismic studies of the late 1960s and early 1970s indicated substantial oil reserves in this area, these islands have become the subject of a potentially serious dispute.
Zhao Weiping, newly appointed Consul General for the Peoples Republic of China in Chicago, visited with representatives of the Chinese community and Chinese newspapers in Minnesota in July.
A record group of 48 Chinese students and four teachers arrived in Minnesota on the evening of July 16 from Loudi No. 1 Middle School, Hunan PRC, to start their 10-day visit in Minnesota. Their host families greeted them at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport as they began the trip . . .
By Anthony James
An Shang Village is tiny and unimpressive. Sitting on a flat plateau in Shaanxi Province with little groundwater irrigation, it’s nothing more than a mediocre farming community entrapped in a constant struggle to support its inhabitants. Though riddled with problems, people like An-Wei saw an opportunity to help a village provide for its future generations; little did he know that an offer to help would soon lead to a complicated and arduous system fraught with corruption.
By Tim Goetz
It’s become clear that China’s up-and-coming economy is creating a new class of citizens in the Far East: wealthy and ultra-wealthy Chinese. They are rapidly increasing in numbers as the country’s massive economic growth, though slowing compared to the height of the market, continues to expand.
In recent reports by the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post, facts and figures have been thrown about concerning this new class of citizens. Reports by China Merchant’s Bank and Bain & Company (an investment consulting firm) have also shown ...
By Elaine Dunn
When is Tin Hau Festival?