Beato, the Atlanta-based, 20-pound Norwegian Forest cat is traveling around the world these days in a new series of children’s picture books created by local author Sucheta Rawal. Ms. Rawal is an award-winning food and travel writer who has chosen Beato, her companion for the past seven years, as a lead character for her children’s […]
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Japan-based Rinnai America Corp. is spending $15 million to build a new two-story Peachtree City headquarters and to change its existing building into an innovation center. The manufacturer of tankless water heaters broke ground July 28 on the project, which will nearly triple its footprint in the south metro area to 63,000 square feet between […]
Phones and other electronic devices were taken away, but the experience was memorable enough for Viren Mayani that he had no need for a recording. Mr. Mayani, an Atlanta-based consultant, was one of at least a dozen Georgians among more than 700 Indian community leaders who attended a private event at the Ritz-Carlton DC to hear from Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]
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 […]
Atlanta leaders are looking to persuade Air India that the Southeast’s economic hub should be its next U.S. destination. Driven by the Consulate General of India in Atlanta, the Indian community is gathering support for a petition that will make a business case to the country’s flag carrier as it expands U.S. service. Air India has five U.S. gateways and […]
Atlanta is one of eight locations throughout the United States chosen for a stadium to host a professional cricket team. Yes, cricket, the game that is wildly popular in the United Kingdom, India and elsewhere in Asia, Britain, South Africa and the West Indies, but Atlanta and the U.S.? Before questioning the seriousness of this initiative, consider […]
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.
Fourth of July travelers are used to seeing the red, white and blue of Old Glory while in transit to Independence Day celebrations around the nation. But in anticipation of record traffic on what many Americans have made into a four-day weekend, the world’s busiest airport in Atlanta gave flyers a chance to see a more diverse array of […]
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 […]