sister cities


Minnesota-Japan Ties Hit New Milestone

by Nina Geller
In 2015, St. Paul and Nagasaki celebrated the 60th anniversary of their sister city relationship, just one of the many ties Minnesota shares with Japan.

Universities Underpin Utah’s Ties to Asia

by Melissa Newcomb
Several Utah universities are working with counterparts in Asia, driving innovation in technology and health while the state enjoys robust cultural and trade exchanges.

America’s Music City Grows Its Pacific Ties

by Nina Geller
Nashville, Tennessee has established new ties across the Pacific in recent years, attracting investment from Asia and becoming sister cities with Tamworth, Australia and Kamakura, Japan.