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Investors express concerns about the recent extreme fluctuations the China stock market, even as state leaders were mum. The ripples were felt in the U.S.

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The University of Washington and a top Chinese research university Tsinghua University announced a partnership to open a technology program in Bellevue focusing on innovation.

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LGBTQ students at UW who hail from Asian countries talk about the differences between being out in Seattle versus attitudes in their home countries.

Defender Rachel Corsie of Seattle Reign FC plays at Memorial Stadium against China's Women's National Soccer Team Friday night. (Photo by Yiqin Weng)

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Friday's Seattle Reign FC game happened at the intersection of two emerging women's soccer revivals in China and the U.S.

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The continued detainment of five young feminist activists in China more than three weeks later, leaves more questions to be answered.

Migrant domestic workers lay low on a Sunday afternoon at Victoria Park. Sundays are their only day off in Hong Kong. (Photo by Chong Kai Xiong)

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How a transpacific exchange connects Seattle Black liberation to Hong Kong Umbrella movements.

From left to right, Dan Berger, Mark Cook, J.M. Wong, and Jaz S. at Berger's recent book launch in Hillman City Collaboratory. (Photo by Christina Twu)

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Between #ICan’tBreathe, #HandsUpDontShoot and #BlackLivesMatter, Twitter muscles have been in full flex around the globe these past several weeks.

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Longer visa validity will mean a big break for Chinese students, and more Chinese visitors to Seattle.

A classroom full of students in Japan, where class sizes average around 30 students. (Photo by Shintaro Ozawa)

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What do Japan and South Korea have to say about the value of small class sizes?

UW students Sophia Lo (Left) and Tina Choi (Right) hold yellow ribbons to show support for the Hong Kong protest. (Photo by Katy Wong)

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Hong Kong is 10,404 km away from Seattle. But that's not stopping students at the University of Washington from supporting the protests in Hong Kong.

Umbrellas, used by student protesters in Hong Kong to shield themselves from police pepper spray, have become symbols of the nacent pro-democracy movement. (Photo by Gennie Gebhart)

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Seattle’s skies were clear on Wednesday night, but the University of Washington’s Red Square was a sea of umbrellas.

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And where to find them in Seattle.

Delta’s inaugural flight to Hong Kong from Sea-Tac Airport in June. (Photo by Don Wilson/Port of Seattle)

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By the end of this year, Delta officials say Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will see the addition of 96 flights to 33 destinations, including Seoul, Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong, as well as many domestic flights.

Shanghai, China shrouded in smog. Overall China emits 6.2 metric tons of CO2 per year. (Photo from Wikipedia)

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University of Washington research points to air pollution, tobacco, and diet as the deadliest drivers of disease in China.

Sanjay Bhadu, owner of Jucivana Smoothies and Coffee on Yesler Ave says even with just one employee, minimum wage hikes will threaten his business. (Photo by Senhao Liu)

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Monday’s historic city council vote unanimously approving $15/hour minimum wage was meant to reduce growing income inequality in Seattle. But one group has been particularly outspoken in opposition...

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School may nearly be out for summer, but University of Washington international students are still up in arms about a new fee added to...

Exchange students try their hands at American football (with mixed results) in a still from "We Are Unity"

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Seven foreign exchange students move to a tiny Oregon town and join the football team to make friends. No, it's not the latest Will Ferrell movie.

Betty Erichsen, a volunteer at the Tacoma Seafarers' Center, helps Filipino seafarer Rommel Quibaez with a bulk candy bar purchase. Seafarers are typically in port for about 12 hours only once every few weeks, so an opportunity to stock up on essential items is welcome. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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Hundreds of international seafarers pass through our ports every month. Cooks and mechanics, engineers and officers — they're a quiet population of temporary visitors just looking for a little comfort and fun.

Two students. (Photo by Allison Reibel)

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Has fierce competition pushed Chinese kids to the brink?

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Fewer countries offer a better buffet for the traveling chowhound than China, and Beijing is one of the best eating cities in the world.

Gary Locke returns to Seattle after serving as the U.S. ambassador to China from 2011 to 2014. (Photo by Linda Cotton)

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Gary Locke's work and life have transcended the very binaries of "white" and "yellow" that trap the public into believing one cohesive, authentic identity is impossible.