Communities located all across the US are holding events, high-level visits, and more to commemorate their years of partnership and exchange with cities in Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, the Philippines, and more across Asia.
Sister Cities International, established by President Eisenhower and celebrating its 60th anniversary, recently recognized major US cities in Arizona, Maryland, and Texas for their outstanding work with communities across Asia.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields of study were the most popular among Asian students in America, though humanities and social sciences remained popular among students from Asia’s more developed economies.
Five years after the devastating March 11, 2011 tsunami and earthquake in Japan, debris is still washing up in places like Washington and Oregon where continuous efforts have been made to support recovery in Japan.
The East-West Center, along with co-sponsor the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, and the office of Senator Mazie Hirono, launched the newest edition of the Japan Matters for America (JMA) publication, part of the Asia Matters for America...