Latest Gary Locke Stories

2014-09-16 23:05:45

Former U.S. Ambassador to China Selects WWSG for Exclusive Lecture Representation Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Gary F. Locke, the former U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, has selected Worldwide Speakers Group for exclusive representation of his global speaking activities. A former U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Governor of Washington, Locke is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on U.S.-China relations, global expansion, and...

2014-02-21 23:24:56

Project Pengyou builds global community to strengthen US-China relations and carry forward long-term goals of President Obama's 100,000 Strong Initiative. Beijing (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke honored non-profit Project Pengyou as part of his farewell tour last week, calling for a new generation of stewards for the US-China relationship. Locke gave one of his first speeches as Ambassador launching Project Pengyou, a program conceived as the alumni...

2011-08-12 05:27:00

BEIJING, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The American Chamber of Commerce in the People's Republic of China (AmCham-China) is pleased to welcome Gary Locke as the new US Ambassador to China. Ambassador Locke has extensive experience advocating on behalf of American companies in China. Most notably, he twice served as co-chair of the US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade, pressing for improved market access and better protection of intellectual property rights to help increase...

2011-07-21 08:00:00

The Obama administration has threatened Iceland with possible trade and diplomatic sanctions under a U.S. law known as the Pelly Amendment, which allows the president to act against foreign nations who defy international animal conservation rules. Under pressure by environmental groups, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke certified Iceland under the domestic law, which paves the way for retaliation against nations that break the International Whaling Commission's moratorium. The U.S. is...

2011-05-18 05:15:00

PETALUMA, Calif., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Labcon North America, (www.labcon.com) the world's leading manufacturer of Earth Friendly laboratory disposables, announced today that it was awarded the President's "E" Award for U.S. Exporters. U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke presented Labcon with the "E" Award during a ceremony held at the Commerce Department headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Monday May 16th. The "E" Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for...

2011-05-16 11:00:00

UNION CITY, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today announced the Company was awarded the Presidential "E" Award for Exports by U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gary Locke at the Department's headquarters in Washington, D.C. The "E" Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports....

2011-01-24 14:22:00

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Bedford Mayor Scott Lang is bringing his Oceans and Fisheries Council to this week's meeting of the New England Fisheries Management Council. New Bedford is the Nation's top fishing port. The Mayor aims to focus the attention of Management Council members on the technical details of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick's request to Commerce Secretary Gary Locke for an emergency increase in groundfish allocation levels, and for...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.