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China's development benefits all: U.S. city official

By Chen Yu, Zhang Yongxing (Xinhua)

11:07, October 24, 2012

HOUSTON, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- China's development has not only brought better life for its own people but also contributed to world prosperity, and hence should be welcomed, a Texas city official has said.

"If the world needs to advance, it should be built on previous advances. If China advances, the whole world will build on that success, " Danny Nguyen, council member of Missouri city, Texas, told Xinhua in a recent interview.

"I knew of China when I was a kid in elementary school in Vietnman, studying the history of China. You know China and Vietnam have long relations and that is part of history. The two countries share many similarities," said Nguyen, who came to the U. S. in 1984 as an immigrant from Vietnam.

As a city official, Nguyen came to have hands-on knowledge of China when he first visited China three years ago with a delegation headed by Houston Mayor Annise Parker to the Shanghai World Expo. Last year, he had the opportunity to visit southern China's cities Foshan and Shenzhen with a delegation from Fort Bend county, Texas, and helped hammer out a MOU between Fort Bend and Foshan.

"China's economic performance over the past 30 years has been remarkable. It was outstanding. I have seen it with my own eyes. That's a unique success story," Nguyen said.

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