Editor’s Note: The following is a commentary article by Huei-Yuan (Steven) Tai, director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta. After the recent Republican National Convention in Cleveland, it bears mentioning that the GOP platform makes plenty of specific references to Taiwan. The platform reaffirms U.S.-Taiwan friendship, vows to adhere to the Taiwan […]
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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.
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 […]
Visiting the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Steve Haro asked how many attendees thought the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a controversial free trade deal, would be ratified by Congress this year. Only a few hands went up.
For Global Atlanta readers following U.S. trade policy, Jim Galloway‘s “Political Insider” column in the Atlanta Journal Constitution of July 2 is a must read. In it, the veteran journalist and columnist delineates the gulf separating the traditional Georgia Republican Party’s opinion that “When we trade, we win” with presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald […]
Emory University announced on Saturday, July 2, that two of its students, Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain, were among those taken hostage and murdered by terrorists in the July 1 attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh. They were among 20 hostages killed during a 10-hour siege on a bakery in the diplomatic zone of the Bangladesh capital. […]
No matter what time of year, it’s always appropriate to celebrate the close ties connecting Japan to Georgia. A simple ceremony at the Millennium Gate Museum on Thursday afternoon was just another indication of the profound relationship that has blossomed between the two over the years. Japan’s consul general, Takashi Shinozuka, joined Rodney Cook Jr., […]
They were Japan‘s first working women – divers who for centuries have been plunging deep into the sea without breathing equipment to fill their satchels with underwater treasures.
These ama divers, or “women of the sea,” started making a living on their own terms when job options for women were far more limited.
Delta Air Lines Inc. is aiming to bring back its nonstop flight from Atlanta to Shanghai under new market conditions that would make it more sustainable; the problem is that they could take years to materialize, the airline’s new CEO reportedly said last week, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Akira “Aki” Ito, a 42-year-old former member of the Japan-America Society of Georgia’s young professionals group, died in a car accident while on vacation Memorial Day weekend in Key West, Fla., when the Toyota Corolla he was driving collided head-on with a tractor-trailer.