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The town of Palisades Park, New Jersey, sits close to the George Washington Bridge, one of the main commuter thoroughfares into New York. Until the 1980s, the town was mostly Italian-American, with inexpensive houses and its share of vacant storefronts and buildings. But now, Korean...
American volunteerism is expanding in Southeast Asia. The Peace Corps, a volunteer organization affiliated with the US government that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, is growing beyond its traditional posts in the Philippines and Thailand to include active presence in...
Last week, on November 2nd, a special group of World War II veterans gathered at the United States Capitol to receive the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor the legislative body can bestow. The men and women of the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat...
According to recently released figures from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Southeast Asian foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States is making a recovery from the effects of the Global Financial Crisis. While Southeast Asia’s FDI stock in the United States declined...
This week, on Monday, October 24, the international community celebrated United Nations Day, commemorating the 66th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations. Premier among the world’s international organizations as a symbol of peace and a forum for multilateral discussion...
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak’s official five-day state visit to the United States was a resounding success, with a number of significant developments across both the security and economic spectrums. Passage of the US-South Korea Free Trade Agreement—KORUS—just hours before...

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