sister cities


New Congressional Group Makes First Trip to Japan

by Alex Forster
The Japan Caucus, founded by Rep. Joaquin Castro of Texas in the 114th Congress, recently sent two members to Japan as the inaugural delegation from the new group.

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.