Tag: china

What you should know about US-China trade tensions and why that matters for Alaska

The United States and China are major trade partners, but current economic tensions between the two countries could have far-reaching affects. Erin Ennis, Senior Vice President of the US-China Business Council spoke at the Alaska World Affairs Council about what these trade issues might mean for Alaska.  Thanks for listening!

Big Fake Apple Bust in Anchorage

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Thousands of counterfeit Apple products were recently intercepted at the Anchorage airport. A large shipment of fake Apple computer products was stopped at the Fed Express package handling facility at the Anchorage airport just before the Christmas holiday. Customs and Border Protection officers came across the counterfeit products as they were examining a shipment from China to destinations in the lower 48.

Postcards from Tomorrow Square

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China experts James and Deborah Fallows visited the University of Alaska Anchorage on November 12th. This week on Addressing Alaskans, listening to their evening presentation at the Wendy Williamson. Deborah offers opening remarks on learning the Chinese language and the meaning of love, followed by her husband, national correspondent for The Atlantic, James Fallows. His talk focuses on his book Postcards from Tomorrow Square, Reports from China. KSKA: Thursday 12/6 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Australia, Alaska and China’s Demand for Resources

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This week on Addressing Alaskans Australian Consul General, Christopher De Cure asks, "Is China’s demand for resources shifting the balance of power in the Asia-Pacific region?" His talk was recorded at the Alaska World Affairs Council on August 26. KSKA: Thursday 9/15 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm PROGRAMMING UPDATE: The President of Iceland will not be broadcast on KSKA, but you can listen here.

Coast Guard Commandant Lays Out Arctic Plans

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The most powerful icebreaker in the world is now being built, and it will belong to China. That was among the revelations made by a worried Coast Guard Commandant to a U.S. Senate hearing Friday.

Foreign Workers Fuel Bristol Bay’s Fish Processing Industry

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Work is wrapping up at the fish processing plants in Bristol Bay. Many of the workers are not going back to Anchorage or Portland, though.

Alaska News Nightly: July 20, 2011

Foreign Workers Fuel Bristol Bay’s Fish Processing Industry, Study Shows ‘Frankenfish’ Can Breed With Wild Salmon, Alaska Businessman Won’t be Charged in Florida, Pallada Arrives in Kodiak, and more...