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International Relations 101: US Colleges Admit Surge of Asian Students; US Study Abroad to Asia Pacific Also Rises

by Grace Ruch
Chinese New Year, Spring Festival, and Tet celebrations have become increasingly common as the population of international students from Asia in America has exploded in recent years. According to the 2011 Open Doors report by the Institute of International Education (IIE), more...
Exporting its cultural assets is a booming business for Korea, and the figures are increasing annually. K-Pop and the Korean Wave don't only benefit Korea, however, but are generating plenty of revenue for the American entertainment industry as well.
The darkest day in United States-Japan relations came out of a clear blue sky. At 7:55am, December 7, 1941, Imperial Japan’s naval and air forces launched a surprise attack on the US Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawai’i. Last Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the attack....
Entering its 25th year, the JET Program aims to improve international interaction and cultural understanding within Japanese communities, as well as advance foreign language education in Japanese schools and municipal governments. The majority of JET participants have consistently been...
The town of Palisades Park, New Jersey, sits close to the George Washington Bridge, one of the main commuter thoroughfares into New York. Until the 1980s, the town was mostly Italian-American, with inexpensive houses and its share of vacant storefronts and buildings. But now, Korean...

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