It was a good thing Robert Fabbrini kept up his Italian. The general manager at Atlanta Brewing Co., the company behind Red Brick Brewing, had studied the language in school, but he never expected it to lead his company into an export journey. In 2013, when Red Brick got an off-the-wall call by an Italian […]
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Korea’s consul general to the Southeast, Ambassador Seong-Jin Kim, bid farewell to his Georgia colleagues at a “Modern Korean Gala Dinner” on Oct. 5 in honor of “Chuseok,” Korea’s Thanksgiving Day. The celebration drew more than 150 well-wishers to the Westin Perimeter Hotel in Sandy Springs where they enjoyed traditional dishes prepared by executive chef […]
With the date set a year in advance, the organizers of this year’s SEUS-Japan alliance meeting couldn’t have seen this coincidence coming. As influential business leaders from the South converge in Greenville, S.C., with counterparts from Japan next weekend, Japanese voters will be headed to the polls Oct. 22 for a pivotal election that could affect […]
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, who is serving his third term in the Senate representing Georgia, cited former Presidents John Kennedy and Ronald Reagan as his favorites during a luncheon address to the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Mr. Isakson, who has served as a Republican in state and national governments since he […]
With the election of U.S. President Donald Trump and the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye, last year brought turbulence in the countries’ longstanding alliance. For retired South Korean Lieutenant General In-Bum Chun, it was an opportune time to give North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a reality check. A decorated military leader who once headed South Korea’s […]
Another major Indian IT firm has put its stamp on Alpharetta, announcing a 100-job expansion Thursday that will bring its total headcount in the north metro technology hub to 600 people. Tech Mahindra, a $4 billion-plus outsourcing and tech giant that is part of the massive Mahindra & Mahindra conglomerate, announced its plans during a […]
To President Donald Trump, the implications of an “America First” trade strategy are clear: Commit to making things here, and jobs will return. For Georgia manufacturers dealing with the fallout of recent trade-policy uncertainty, the reality is much more nuanced, and the effects vary widely based on industry. The need for clarity was one of […]
A Gwinnett County manufacturer has netted a national export award for entering new markets overseas with help from the U.S. Commerce Department.
Every year Peachtree City-based Aventure Aviation Inc. awards scholarships to three aircraft maintenance technicians enrolled in an accredited aviation educational institution. The scholarships are administered through the Northrop Rice Foundation in Houston with one stipulation — that at least one of the recipients be an international student studying in the United States on a student […]
Atlanta already has one Bollywood film to its credit, a flick shot by locally based Spitfire Studios and just released Sept. 15. But to attract more Indian movies looking to incorporate Western flair and a cosmopolitan setting into their productions, a Georgia studio owner says state leaders should target the creatives at India’s movie houses, […]