While Georgia’s top economic developers log thousands of airline miles each year to land face time with Chinese clients, that doesn’t mean the state is standing on the sidelines in the ongoing war for digital attention in the world’s largest Internet market.
Those engaged with managing Atlanta’s relationship with Taipei, Taiwan, are hosting a Super Bowl party to celebrate their longstanding sister city ties. Atlanta has never won the big game in the nearly 40 years since the relationship between the cities was struck in the 1970s. Planners say supporting the Falcons in this year’s contest against the New England Patriots is a […]
If the Year of the Rooster is partly about punctuality, Atlanta’s Chinese business community is wasting no time, setting up multiple events to get moving just after the spring festival ends Feb. 15. On Feb. 16, the World Trade Center Atlanta is hosting its annual seminar on Chinese business, with panelists looking at the potential for increased Chinese investment in […]
“A scary story” lurks behind today’s headlines about China’s increasingly aggressive foreign policy, John W. Garver, professor emeritus at the Georgia Institute of Technology, told Global Atlanta in an interview. At the time, Oxford University Press had just published his latest book, “China’s Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People’s Republic of China,” […]
Book: China’s Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People’s Republic of China By: John W. Garver, Georgia Tech professor of international affairs Reviewer: Nancy Hollister The most remarkable nonfiction book I read this year was China’s Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People’s Republic of China by John W. […]
This past year has provided the Georgia Institute of Technology with a number of new partnerships in keeping with the university’s objectives of increased global engagement and preparing its students for “global leadership.” The announcement in early December of the new Georgia Tech Tianjin University Shezhen Institute , which will be located on a 40-acre […]
Correction: An earlier version of this article listed the campus size at 36 acres. It’s actually 40. It wasn’t in the plan, but in the end, the offer was just too good to refuse. Georgia Institute of Technology is lending its brand and educational energy to the creation of a new college campus and institute in China, a […]
When Barry Culbertson began traveling to southern China in the mid-1990s, motorcycle taxis were essential to his daily commute. At that point, the hotel nearest his new factory was remote enough in the Guangdong province that regular cabs didn’t service it. Each morning, he’d hop on the back of the bike with his Chinese partner (English name, Michael), an ambitious youngster who had left […]
After attending national conventions of U.S. political parties this year, Taiwan’s top representative here left with more questions than answers. Even after a nearly 40-year diplomatic career and two previous postings in Washington, Stanley Kao was dumbfounded by how he saw conventional wisdom being upended. “I thought I had been a good student of your political process, […]
President-elect Donald Trump’s war on trade could be short-lived but nonetheless would have long-term impacts for Georgia and the broader U.S. economy, Georgia State University economic forecaster Rajeev Dhawan said Wednesday after his latest gaze into the proverbial crystal ball.