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  • Feds renew tariff on frozen Chinese crawfish

    June 14, 2014 10:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The International Trade Commission has renewed the antidumping tariff on frozen Chinese crawfish meat into 2017 - expected but good news after a bad crawfish season. The tariff was first imposed in September 1997, after the Commerce Department found that U.S. producers were being hurt by... more »
  • Chinese plane crash victims were student leaders

    July 8, 2013 8:30 AM

    BEIJING (AP) - The two 16-year-old girls killed in the San Francisco plane crash were close friends and top students who were on Asiana Flight 214 for the same reason: to get a taste of American education and possibly brighten their futures. Wang Linjia showed talent in physics and calligraphy;... more »
  • Chinese writer Mo Yan wins Nobel literature prize

    October 11, 2012 7:20 AM

    STOCKHOLM (AP) - Chinese writer Mo Yan has been named the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. The Swedish Academy, which selects the winners of the prestigious award, in Thursday praised Mo's "hallucinatoric realism" saying it "merges folk tales, history and the contemporary." European authors had won four of... more »
  • Raid's 70th anniversary is also tribute to Chinese

    April 16, 2012 6:44 AM

    CINCINNATI (AP) - The 70th anniversary reunion of the 1942 Doolittle Tokyo Raid this week also commemorates the role of the Chinese people who not only welcomed the American Raiders as heroes but helped save their lives - often at great peril. "They were very important to us," said David... more »
  • Chinese dinosaur fossils to make US debut in Ohio

    August 26, 2010 10:05 PM

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Dinosaur fossils, including a rib more than 9 feet long from a species of the long-necked titanosaur family, are making their North American debut Friday at a Cincinnati museum. Four of the fossils are among Alaska state rn that were found from 2005 to 2007 in China's... more »
  • New Guidelines: Chinese Drywall Should Be Completely Gutted

    April 2, 2010 4:56 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Thousands of U.S. homes tainted by Chinese drywall should be completely gutted, according to new guidelines released Friday by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The guidelines say electrical wiring, outlets, circuit breakers, fire alarm systems, carbon monoxide alarms, fire sprinklers, gas pipes and drywall need to... more »
  • Schools of Choice Lottery

    February 24, 2010 1:31 PM

    The Schools of Choice held its lottery last night (February 23, 2010) and some openings still remain. All slots at this time will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. The application process will reopen at midnight on March 1st. For those families who are interested, visit www.lafayettechoice.com. For... more »
  • Commissioner Donelon: Chinese Drywall help available

    November 24, 2009 10:34 AM

    Commissioner Donelon Says Help Available For Victims of Chinese Drywall Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon held a press conference today (November 23, 2009) to announce help for home owners whose properties are contaminated with defective Chinese drywall. Donelon said many home owners in Louisiana are vacating their homes after... more »
  • President Obama defends internet freedom

    November 16, 2009 8:22 AM

    SHANGHAI (AP) - President Barack Obama is promoting the idea of Internet freedom to people in China - a land where such freedom is uncommon. The president told a group of Chinese students that unrestricted Internet access in the United States is a source of strength. He also says it... more »
  • Welcome to Shanghai Moon, Lafayette's first upscale Chinese Bistro and Bar

    October 8, 2009 10:03 AM

    Lafayette, LA - October 7, 2009 - Shanghai Moon, Lafayette's first upscale Chinese Bistro and Bar officially opened their doors last Friday. Fueled by a passion for hospitality and Asian cuisine, veteran restauranteur Brandon Lee has amassed a team of chefs from across the world that possess more than 100... more »
  • Lawyers: Chinese drywall makers may ignore suits

    September 28, 2009 10:48 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Lawyers representing homeowners and homebuilders that used drywall suspected of causing corrosion and possible health risks say they expect Chinese manufacturers to ignore hundreds of lawsuits filed against them. So, who's going to be on the hook for any court-ordered damages? That's the pivotal question for... more »

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