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Georgia Capitol Hosts First Asian-American Legislative Day

March 2, 2013, 6:00 am

The first Asian American and Pacific Islander Legislative Day took place in Atlanta, Ga., on Feb. 28, hosting elected officials, diplomats, advocates, business and [...]

White House Initiative Aims at Improving Civil Rights of Asian Americans

March 1, 2013, 12:42 am

Federal agencies are making progress in addressing the unmet needs of the growing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders community.

Obama Asia Trip Highlights US Hopes for Region

November 19, 2012, 10:14 pm

President Obama’s visits to Thailand, Burma, and Cambodia this week fulfill key pillars of his administration’s strategy in the region, the culmination of an approach [...]

Momentum Critical for US Defense Plans in Asia Pacific: Report

August 3, 2012, 4:41 pm

The Obama administration announced plans in January to direct national security forces away from the Atlantic, and to the Asia Pacific.

Amazon Eyes Australia as Asia-Pacific Base

April 22, 2012, 3:49 am

Amazon is in the market for a warehouse in Australia.

Chinese Asylum Seekers to Stay in Australia

April 10, 2012, 11:43 pm

Eight Falun Gong practitioners and two other Chinese asylum-seekers had a closed-door meeting in Darwin with immigration officials today, as they tossed up whether to continue [...]

Horrific North Korean Labor Camps Exposed in New Report

April 10, 2012, 4:30 pm

Between 150,000 and 200,000 North Koreans are currently held as political prisoners in horrific conditions in Soviet-style gulags throughout the country.

North Korea Moves Rocket Into Position

April 9, 2012, 4:46 pm

North Korea has moved its long-range Unha-3 rocket into position to launch later this week.

Tonga’s Economy Squeezed by Global Recession

April 9, 2012, 7:26 am

Tonga is suffering a severe downturn in its economy with the National Reserve Bank of Tonga calling on the islanders to pull together and support local industries.

North Korea Planning Nuclear Test, Report Says

April 8, 2012, 2:56 pm

North Korea is preparing a third nuclear weapons test in addition to testing its rocket launch in defiance of Western powers.


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