Education & Exchange


For Oregon, Asia means Jobs and More

by Chris Feddersen
Oregon registered the country's second-highest economic growth rate last year; one of many benefits from its connections with Asia.

Denver today. Asia tomorrow.

by Grace Ruch
As we reported previously, new connections are being forged between American and Japanese communities by the arrival of the new 787 Dreamliner jet. Our friends at the Japan America Society of Colorado, have shared a story on the new direct connection between Denver and...

Record Number of US Students Studying in ASEAN Countries

by Damien Tomkins
The number of US students studying in ASEAN countries is on an upward trend, with more than 3,700 going during the 2009/10 academic year, triple the number from ten years ago.

Asians outnumber Hispanics among new immigrants to the US

by Damien Tomkins
Asians are now the fastest growing immigrant group in the United States, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center. The steady rise of Asian immigration has coincided with a precipitous drop in the number of immigrants from Latin America, especially Mexico....
Not only is Thailand the oldest treaty ally of the United States in Asia, Bangkok is the first city that Washington, D.C. established a sister city relationship with back in February, 1962. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and Governor of Bangkok Sukhumbhand Paribatra...