Georgia State University is doubling down on diversity, both throughout the state and globally as it hosts freshman from 114 nations and scholars from nearly every corner of the world. Adding 756 to the total this fall, Georgia State’s current 2,300 international students hail from 177 countries, just short of the 193 that are part […]
Scott Malone looks out over the 450-acre site with the pride of a settler planting his flag. The president of the Development Authority of LaGrange names two other success stories in sight: a new Badcock Furniture warehouse and the Indian-owned Jindal Films plant, a $200 million-plus investment, just visible above the tree line. He points out the Sentury Tire North […]
Former President Jimmy Carter urged the U.S. to find common ground toward peace with North Korea as the countries’ leaders ratcheted up their belligerent back-and-forth this week.
Bankrupt Atlanta-based solar cell manufacturer Suniva Inc. is fighting what appears to be an uphill battle in a trade complaint designed to get its factories and those of other U.S. manufacturers back on line. The law firm representing the company, Mayer Brown, released a report this month outlining the factory jobs its says would return if tariffs requested in its Section 201 trade […]
The ship has already sailed away on full political autonomy in Hong Kong, but that doesn’t mean the region’s best days are behind it, a key executive for one of the Asian hub’s top conglomerates said in Atlanta Friday. John R. Slosar, executive chairman of Swire Pacific Ltd., believes the so-called “handover” of the territory […]
China may not have the greenest of environmental records, but it has kept millions of tons of waste out of landfills by importing the world’s trash and putting it to good use. But starting next year, nations will have to find a new place to send their scrap paper, plastic, steel slag and other solid […]
It has been nearly 10 years since Delta Air Lines kicked off its nonstop service to Shanghai with a trade mission led by then-Gov. Sonny Perdue and a swanky banquet in the Chinese commercial center. Now, it seems the aviation stars have aligned once again for a route that was met with initial excitement but […]
Never exactly bashful in his prognostications, renowned marketing professor and global thinker Jagdish Sheth has come up with some particularly bold predictions for the way President Donald Trump’s administration will reshape the global economy.
When Xi Jinping touches down for his first official visit in Hong Kong his week, the city’s police force will be as busy as ever. Authorities are on high alert for potentially “embarrassing” protests as the Chinese president travels to mark the 20th anniversary of the territory’s return to China after more than a century of British rule. He’ll also […]
Editor’s note: President Donald Trump’s decision to immediately eject the U.S. from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership wasn’t entirely unpredictable: He campaigned against what he called a “disastrous” deal and scored points by calling out his opponent Hillary Clinton’s past support for it as secretary of state. But for many Asia watchers, the unconventional politician’s rare fidelity to a campaign promise has […]