Tag: sister-city

The Lan Su Chinese garden in Portland, Oregon, USA, a result of the sister city program with Suzhou, China.
Sister City Relationships With China Demand Scrutiny: US Senators
Owing to concerns over the Sister City programs between American and mainland Chinese cities, four U.S. senators have introduced a bill demanding serious inquiry and transparency over the economic and cultural exchange agreements.  The legislators...
After Breaking Ties With Beijing, Prague Plans Sister City Agreement With Taipei
After the cancellation of a sister city pact with Beijing, Prague will sign an agreement with Taiwan's capital Taipei concerning economic, business, and cultural cooperation Prague has drafted a document that would have it enter...
Prague, Czech Republic, Ends ‘Sister City’ Relationship With Beijing
The capital of the Czech Republic is cancelling its sister city agreement with Beijing after disagreements about Prague’s relationship with Taiwan remained an impasse.  On Oct. 4, Prague Mayor Zdeněk Hřib announced that the relationship...