The Georgia Indo-American Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors elected Anita Ninan of counsel at the law firm of Arnall, Golden & Gregory LLP, Jan. 11 as its president and Unmet Misha, area vice president, Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd., chairperson. The board also re-elected five former members and four new members. Additionally, it outlined Read more
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James Whitcomb, executive director, middle market banking and specialized multinational industries, JP Morgan Chase & Co. has accepted to serve as president of the Southeast U.S. Korean Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Whitcomb was approved by the chamber’s board of directors at its annual meeting held at Mando America in Hogansville on Jan. 10. Sujin Kim, Read more
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia has been joined by three other members of the Senate in introducing legislation in a bi-partisan effort to improve the health care received by Peace Corps volunteers. The Nick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018 is named in memory of a 23-year-old Brentwood, Calif., volunteer who lost his Read more
The decision by the Georgia Public Service Commission in the closing days of 2017 to allow the Georgia Power Co. and its partners to continue constructing two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle may have the greatest impact on the state’s future of any it made during the year. All five members of the commission, Read more
Korea’s new consul general for the Southeast U.S. may be feeling a sense of deja vu as he arrives in Atlanta this month. Then again, the city is now a very different place than when Young-jun Kim earned a master’s degree in international politics from Georgia State University. That was in 1995, before the city’s Read more
Atlanta’s diplomatic door continued to revolve last year with big changes to makeup and leadership of the Georgia Consular Corps, which provides a direct conduit to more than 70 foreign governments.
We didn’t go frequently, but we went far, and we went deep. From China’s smoking habit to India’s ancient puppetry traditions, Global Atlanta in 2017 dove into offbeat topics that wouldn’t normally be on our radar. But with the connections that brought them into focus in Atlanta, they couldn’t be ignored. Even as we embarked Read more
Some news services keep track of stats in real time, flashing page views and other story performance metrics on newsroom screens, spurring reporters on as if they were day traders squeezing value from their investments. While we understand the need to broadening your reach — if a tree falls in the forest and all — Read more
Book: An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice Author: Khizr Khan Review by: Soumaya Khalifa, president, Khalifa Consulting and founder of the Islamic Speakers Bureau of Atlanta In an age of polarization, this book gives readers a boost in patriotism and deep hope and belief in the American dream. The author, Khizr Khan and Read more
Book: The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder Author: Peter Zeihan Review by: Alex Gregory, Chairman and CEO, YKK Corporation of America Peter Zeihan’s The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder will appeal, especially, to those of us who were not as Read more