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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%.

Asian Leaders Have a Rich History of Addressing Congress

by Nate Schlabach
Throughout history many leaders from Asia have traveled to the US on official visits and to address Congress, the latest being Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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