AmericasEconomic Development

Airport West CID Names Board, Paves Way for Other Districts

by Chris Freiberg | July 23, 2014 After being stalled by procedural delays at the Fulton County tax commissioner’s office late last year, a joint effort by property owners to spruce up one airport-area community is finally up and running.  More
EuropeCulture

Condolence Website Open for Dutch Victims of MH17 Crash

by Phil Bolton | July 23, 2014 The Netherlands consulate general in Miami has notified Global Atlanta that condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 may be registered at www.condolences.eu More
Southeast AsiaEducation

Malaysian Students Sought for Awards, Scholarships

by Trevor Williams | July 22, 2014 Malaysian students in the U.S. are to be honored with scholarships at a September celebration in New York featuring the nation’s prime minister, Najib Razak, and minister of education, Muhyiddin Yassin.  More
EuropeEconomic Development

Atlanta-Born Irish Firm Bought for $75 Million

by Chris Freiberg | July 22, 2014 Apica Cardiovascular Ltd., an Atlanta-born medical device startup that operates out of Ireland, has been acquired by California-based Thoratec Corp. for $75 million. More
EuropeEconomic Development

Irish Review of U.S. Ties: Progress, but More to Do

by Trevor Williams | July 21, 2014 Five years into an Irish diplomatic expansion in the U.S. that began by putting a consulate general in Atlanta, the first opened in country since the 1930s, more work remains to be done, according to a 17-page Irish government review of its ties with the U.S. More