US-ASEAN Connect: Empowering US-ASEAN Relations

Dr. Tham Siew Yean of the Institute for Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) in Singapore explains the benefits of the recently announced US-ASEAN Connect initiative and its four central pillars.

Southern California Recognizes Local Importance of ASEAN

by Alex Forster
The University of Southern California recently hosted a discussion with US ambassadors to several ASEAN nations, as the state of California enjoys strong trade ties to the region and is home to many residents with ASEAN ancestry.

Chicago and Other US Cities Step Up Ties to China

New partnerships between Tustin, California and Heyuan, in Guangdong Province, as well as Yorba Linda, California and Tongchuan, in Shaanxi Province, now join the collection of more than 200 city partnerships between the US and China.
Kiwi players in the US, as well as games between the US and New Zealand national teams, are giving Americans a closer look at Kiwi culture and meanwhile boosting the popularity of US leagues in New Zealand.