Does Brexit have a silver lining for the world’s film industry? The question came up at a seminar held on July 19 at the Atlanta law offices of Fragomen Worldwide about Georgia‘s entertainment industry and the opportunities it provides for international companies and joint ventures. Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, the U.K. consul general for the Southeast U.S., […]
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted a ban on flights in and out of Turkey imposed in the aftermath of a coup attempt that saw security checkpoints at the Istanbul airport overrun by protesters.
Perhaps because it includes planned visits to the Negev Desert, a winery and an old munitions factory, the American Israel Business Connector, or Conexx, is calling its upcoming mission to Israel in November a “business expedition.”
The Georgia-Indo American Chamber of Commerce is making a last call for companies to join its trade mission to the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce’s convention in Mumbai this August.
Savannah saw its largest-ever container ship July 13, the first to call on the port after passing through the recently expanded Panama Canal.
Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines touted their world-class service when starting flights to Atlanta over the last few months. This week, they got more third-party validation from consumer airline review service Skytrax proving that they weren’t just tooting their own horns. Qatar Airways can no longer lay claim to “best in the world” moniker as it had last year, having […]
Editor’s note: Paul Varian, retired CNN writer, editor and senior executive producer, visited Japan on a trip hosted by the Mie prefecture and organized by the Japan Foreign Ministry. Bucking the trend of urban migration, many young people in Japan are returning to smaller communities preserve or even revitalize cherished traditions in a country beset by […]
While Nino Goguadze was working as an election monitor in Egypt on behalf of the Atlanta-based Carter Center in 2012, she heard about Emory University’s law school. The Georgia citizen and city council member for Atlanta’s sister city of Tbilisi, the capital, applied for a scholarship and was accepted, resulting in what she calls “one […]
Just over a month ago, the first Turkish Airlines passengers landed in Atlanta, sharing stories of eating festive cupcakes in the Istanbul airport to celebrate the inaugural departure from Turkey’s cultural and business center. Last night, a different set of travelers arrived here only to learn the macabre news of a tragedy they narrowly avoided. Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport […]
A privately funded scholarship program is to underwrite the educations of 33 undocumented students from Georgia at two out-of-state universities. The Dream U.S. Opportunity Scholarship, the nation’s largest scholarship program for DREAmers — students who came to the U.S. as children and lack documentation — offered the annual scholarships to attend Eastern Connecticut State University […]