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March 11, 1988
Peace Corps officials said they began getting telephone calls from potential American applicants within hours after the news that China might be open to the Peace Corps for the first time. Chinese Foreign Minister Wu Xueqian said in Washington that China has decided in principle to accept Peace Corps volunteers. Details remain to be worked out on how many and where as well as what skills are needed, and officials said this could take two months to two years.
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October 15, 1995 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton Administration, putting environmental concerns ahead of its usual posture as a cheerleader for U.S. exports, has decided to block cut-rate government financing for American companies hoping to land a piece of China's mammoth Three Gorges Dam project. Administration officials said Friday the National Security Council concluded that the Export-Import Bank, a government agency that underwrites overseas sales by U.S. companies, should stay away from the Yangtze River dam project.
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December 20, 1989 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush, taking two major steps toward improving relations with Beijing, cleared the way Tuesday for American-made satellites to be launched in China and for a continuation of loans from the U.S. Export-Import Bank to China. In both cases, the President overrode objections by Congress and invoked his personal authority to approve the transactions. The actions came less than two weeks after Brent Scowcroft, Bush's national security adviser, and Deputy Secretary of State Lawrence S.
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December 20, 1989 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush, taking two major steps toward improving relations with Beijing, cleared the way Tuesday for American-made satellites to be launched in China and for a continuation of loans from the U.S. Export-Import Bank to China. In both cases, the President overrode objections by Congress and invoked his personal authority to approve the transactions. The actions came less than two weeks after Brent Scowcroft, Bush's national security adviser, and Deputy Secretary of State Lawrence S.
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October 15, 1995 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton Administration, putting environmental concerns ahead of its usual posture as a cheerleader for U.S. exports, has decided to block cut-rate government financing for American companies hoping to land a piece of China's mammoth Three Gorges Dam project. Administration officials said Friday the National Security Council concluded that the Export-Import Bank, a government agency that underwrites overseas sales by U.S. companies, should stay away from the Yangtze River dam project.
NEWS
March 11, 1988
Peace Corps officials said they began getting telephone calls from potential American applicants within hours after the news that China might be open to the Peace Corps for the first time. Chinese Foreign Minister Wu Xueqian said in Washington that China has decided in principle to accept Peace Corps volunteers. Details remain to be worked out on how many and where as well as what skills are needed, and officials said this could take two months to two years.
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