Vermonters are receiving unsolicited, unidentifiable packets of seeds from China. Vermont Ag officials call it “agricultural smuggling” and warn Vermonters to not plant them.Read more
A former Castleton University student was quarantined in China for four weeks.Read more
A long-scheduled high school trip to China had been cancelled due to the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus.Read more
The coronavirus outbreak in China prompted Middlebury College to suspend its China spring semester program.Read more
A St. Albans custom broker says Vermont businesses dependent on products from China are suffering due to tariffs and a seemingly unstable planning policy. Even a business that uses U.S.-sourced steel is paying more, although it’s unclear why. Makes you wonder how Vermont producers of raw materials – granite for example – are faring in the absence of artificially low prices of Chinese goods. Are orders up?Read more
The People's Republic of China has done a lot for its people, Sen. Bernie Sanders said recently. Does he have a point - or just playing to his socialist base? Or, both?