Dutch Prime Minister to Lead Atlanta Trade Mission

by Trevor Williams | April 24, 2015 Mark Rutte, prime minister of the Netherlands, is set to visit Atlanta this fall on a trade mission undertaken in partnership with the government of the Flanders region of Belgium.  More

Chinese Artist Xu Bing Explores Thorny Issues in SCAD Exhibition

by Trevor Williams | April 24, 2015 Atlanta is represented by the phoenix, the mythical bird that rises from the ashes as the city did after its Civil-War scorching. Chinese contemporary artist Xu Bing knows a thing or two about the symbol, which takes on a slightly different significance in his culture.  More
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Global Airport Leaders Learn Emergency Preparedness in Atlanta

by Trevor Williams | April 24, 2015 A group of airport leaders from all over the world visited Atlanta in mid-April to brush up on emergency planning capabiilities.  More

Coke Agrees to Buy Chinese Juice Firm for $400 Million

by Trevor Williams | April 24, 2015 A Coca-Cola Co. subsidiary in China has agreed to buy a Chinese producer of multigrain juices for $400.5 million, six years after its $2.4 billion offer for Huiyuan Group was nixed by regulators in the world’s second-largest economy.  More

U.S. Rep. Woodall Calls on Japan's PM to Address 'Comfort Women' Issue

by Phil Bolton | April 24, 2015 U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, a Republican from Georgia’s 7th congressional district, is one of 24 signatories to a letter to the Japanese ambassador to the U.S. that encourages Prime Minister Shinzo Abe "lay the foundation for healing and humble reconciliation by addressing the historical issues” when in Washington next week. More