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San Antonio municipal utility CPS Energy has partnered with two South Korean firms to build a series of solar photovoltaic power plants in what will be the largest municipal solar power field in the US. The plants will provide a total capacity of 400 MW of power when completed, enough to...
On July 13, more than 200 business leaders and top government officials, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gathered in Siem Reap, Cambodia, for a conference to expand American business access and interest in Southeast Asia. Hosted by the US-ASEAN Business Council and the US...
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Vietnam at the prestigious Foreign Trade University in Hanoi, Vietnam, highlighting several success stories of Fulbright alumni and noting the positive national security contributions of...

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. In 2009, the number...
Americans in Japan represent a sizable share of country’s international population. In 2010, the Japanese government counted 50,667 registered foreigners from the United States living in Japan; a number that does not include over 33,000 military personnel and their dependents stationed...

Trade Representatives Mark Two Months of KORUS

by Alex Forster
On May 16th, Ron Kirk, the US Trade Representative, and Bark Tae-ho, the Korean Minister for Trade, led the first KORUS FTA Joint Committee meeting, which oversees the ongoing implementation of the FTA.
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 commemorated the 50th...

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