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Traditional Chinese Liquor Drives Demand for US Sorghum

by Anna Scott Bell
In the last year, changes in China’s agricultural policy and a crackdown on corruption have had surprising reverberations in the US, from the farms of Nebraska to the cocktail bars of Manhattan.

Maryland Schools Strengthening US-Japan Ties

by Raveena Ugale
With sister state and sister school ties going back over three decades, students from Maryland and Japan are important players in the future of the US-Japan relationship.

Minnesota a Hub for Hmong Heritage

by Nate Schlabach
A special exhibit is recognizing the culture and contributions of the Hmong in honor of the upcoming anniversary of their journey from Laos to Minnesota.

US Rail Sector Sees Major New Chinese Investment

by Alex Forster
On opposite ends of the United States, two major new projects by Chinese rail firms mark the first such investments from China to the US and represent significant upgrades to existing rail infrastructure.
Between 2000 and 2010, there has been a 40% increase of NHPIs migrating to the mainland United States, where they become eligible to vote in all elections. In the 2012 presidential election, the NHPI voter turnout was close to 80%.

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