“The key drivers of change are the interplay of economic, social and political factors. We cannot predict Myanmar’s economic future without dealing with its political and social developments” stated Dr. Aung Tung Thet, economist and member of the Presidential National Economic and...

Special Event: Japan Matters for Colorado

by Grace Ruch
On January 8, 2013 Colorado’s extensive ties with Japan were reflected in the crowd that attended the sold-out program at Denver’s Brown Palace Hotel on “Why Japan Matters in 2013 for Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region.” The audience ranged from students to professionals in...

For Oregon, Asia means Jobs and More

by Christopher 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 Tokyo and its impact...