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China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

...international trade, President Barack Obama warns, China will. In fact, China is already helping write those rules, and in some...There's intense competition between the U.S. and China for economic influence in the world. As Obama seeks...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-20/chinas-impact-looms-large-us-debates-
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What's in Bloom: Yellow candelabra primrose

...one of the few orange-flowered Primula available to gardeners. Native to the high, wet meadows of Sichuan and Yunnan in China, it was first collected by the renowned plant collector Frank Kingdon-Ward in 1913 and adapts well to Juneau's notoriously...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/whats-bloom-yellow-candelabra-primro
Outdoors
See the future in flowers

...three years to blossom. Jensen has some young plants back in "the plant factory." One specimen from the Sichuan region of China likely hasn't been grown in cultivation in 80 to 90 years, Jensen said, but many Asian species thrive here in Juneau's...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/see-future-flowers
Outdoors
My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...is open to non-Arctic states. At present, 12 of the 32 observers in the Arctic Council are non-Arctic nations including China, Japan, Italy, the United Kingdom, Germany and India. The presence of, and increasing interest by, these observers should...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-22/my-turn-murkowski-arctic-ignorance-le
Opinion
'Monumental' art unveiled at Soboleff Building

...including the king and queen of Sweden, the emperor of Japan, the president of West Germany and the mayor of Chongging in China.The third monumental work is the huge exterior panels created by Robert Davidson. They were created out of metal according...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/monumental-art-reflects-buldings-larger-p
Art
Protests influence Kerry trade speech venue

...federal and state support.The WTO also faulted Boeing's main rival, Europe's Airbus, for similar infractions in a case China's government has closely monitored.___Associated Press writers Matthew Lee in Seattle and Bradley Klapper in Washington...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-20/protests-influence-kerry-trade-speech-v
State
Exoskeleton that helps paralyzed walk faces safety barrier in Japan

...signed last year with ReWalk Robotics, based in Yokneam, Israel.The effort is going far more smoothly in places such as China than Japan, said Yaskawa spokesman Ayumi Hayashida.Hayashida believes ReWalk is being met by bureaucratic stonewalling that...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/exoskeleton-helps-paralyzed-walk-face
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Another deadly quake spreads fear in Nepal

...earth also shook strongly in neighboring Tibet, unleashing a landslide that killed one person and injured three, according to China Central Television. Two houses collapsed, the state broadcaster said, quoting disaster officials of the regional Tibetan...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/another-deadly-quake-spreads-fear-nep
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Senate puts trade bill back on track

...firms to compete and results in the loss of jobs in this country.The provision would undermine existing efforts to respond to China and other alleged violators and "lead to other countries pursuing retaliatory measures that could hurt our exporters," the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-15/senate-puts-trade-bill-back-track
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...2-year-old son previously worked at McGraw-Hill, leading the expansion of the company's career-learning business into China, India and the Middle East, and Ascend Learning, another education-technology firm.Jacobs is the daughter of Gilda Jacobs...

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