AsiaEconomic Development

China's TravelSky Opens Duluth Office

by Trevor Williams | September 18, 2014 Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens was among the 75-plus officials and attendees who came out to welcome the newest Chinese member of Gwinnett County’s business community Sept. 16.  More
AsiaEconomic Development

Carter Feels Effects of China’s Anti-Corruption Drive on Recent Trip

by Trevor Williams | September 18, 2014 Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has always been treated with respect in China for his role in establishing diplomatic ties between the two countries 35 years ago. More
AmericasEconomic Development

Panama Officials: 'Carter Did Us Justice' in Turning Over Canal

by Trevor Williams | September 17, 2014 The top two officials for Panama Canal affairs visited Atlanta today to give an award to former President Jimmy Carter in celebration of the waterway’s centennial anniversary.  More
AmericasEconomic Development

New World Affairs Council President Welcomed Warmly

by Phil Bolton | September 16, 2014 The World Affairs Council of Atlanta received a rousing endorsement from David P. Abney, the CEO of United Parcel Service Inc., during a reception for the council’s new president Charles Shapiro. More
AmericasEconomic Development

Southwire's Factory Work for Failing Students Becomes Statewide Model

by Trevor Williams | September 16, 2014 If you’re a teenage student in Carrollton, Ga., there is a factory job waiting for you. Just a few catches: you have to be struggling financially, at risk for failing out of school and prone to missing class.  More