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October 03, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, on the last of her trade mission with the Greater Houston Partnership, will ride Japan's bullet train, which utilizes the same technology as the Texas high-speed rail project endorsed by Parker and mayors of Dallas and Ft. Worth this year. More
October 01, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today signed documents reaffirming Houston's Sister City agreement with Chiba City, Japan. More
October 01, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who is on a trade mission trip to Japan and South Korea, today announced that she has signed an agreement for "friendly exchanges and cooperation" with the mayor of Seoul, South Korea. More
September 30, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host Dr. Theresa Ochoa, a pediatric infectious disease expert from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Peru, as featured speaker at UTMB's global health symposium on October 11. More
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September 30, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Korea International Trade Association during the partnership's trade mission to South Korea. More
September 29, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Aviation Director Mario C. Diaz are meeting with representatives from Korean Air on the first day of their comprehensive trade mission to South Korea and Japan. More
September 24, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that UH System Chancellor Renu Khator was presented a "Pride of India Award" by the Indo-American Friends Group/Indo-American Business Chamber. More
September 16, 2014 -- The World Affairs Council of Houston will host a presentation called "The Rise and Inevitable Fall of ISIS" featuring Bobby Ghosh, managing editor of the international news website Quartz, on October 7 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. More
September 12, 2014 -- The World Affairs Council of Houston on Thursday hosted a program on Ports and Prosperity featuring a speech by Seth Cropsey, director of the Center for American Seapower at the Hudson Institute. More
September 09, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today promoted the state's business climate and economic opportunities at an "Invest in Texas" forum held in Beijing, China. More
September 08, 2014 -- Interjet has formally announced the start of operations for its direct Monterrey - Houston – Monterrey service starting on October 23. More
September 05, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday will deliver a speech to the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan then will lead an economic development delegation of state and business leaders to Beijing, and on Friday will take part in a panel discussion on global economic issues at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, China. More
September 05, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will broadcast live coverage of the return of three crew members currently aboard the International Space Station on September 10. More
August 26, 2014 -- Port of Houston Authority Executive Director Roger Guenther had another positive report on selected financial and operational matters for the PHA Commission today. More
August 20, 2014 -- Rice University today announced that K.C. Nicolaou, an organic chemist at the university, has been named a recipient of the Nemitsas Prize, which is also referred to as the "Nobel Prize of Cyprus". More
August 18, 2014 -- Mercy Ships today announced that it has delayed a mission to send a hospital ship to Africa due to the Ebola epidemic along the continent's west coast. More
August 15, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the Sealy Center for Vaccine Development has been named a World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Vaccine Research, Evaluation and Training on Emerging Infectious Diseases. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Texas Legislature's Joint Interim Committee on Coastal Barrier Systems on Monday held a public hearing at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
July 10, 2014 -- Congressman Steve Stockman on Wednesday released a statement regarding United States Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi, who is currently being held in a Mexican prison. More
June 30, 2014 -- United States Congressman Al Green on Monday released a statement regarding the murders of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers. More
June 19, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz on Thursday in Washington spoke on the Senate floor regarding the President's proposed actions in Iraq. More w/Video
June 14, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz on Friday announced his co-sponsorship of legislation that will grant Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, currently imprisoned by the Sudanese government, permanent legal status in the United States. More
June 13, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will provide live coverage of a six-and-a-half hour spacewalk to be performed by two Russian members of the International Space Station crew on June 19. More
June 09, 2014 -- The Houston Mayor's International Trade and Development Council for Africa is hosting a delegation of energy leaders from the Republic of Niger to share information about opportunities available to oil exploration and development companies. More
May 15, 2014 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green will support the Bring Back Our Girls Project march and rally on Friday beginning at the corner of Travis and Main streets. More
April 26, 2014 -- City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Friday departed for a visit to Perth, Australia to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Houston-Perth Sister City relationship. More
April 18, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is collaborating with the United States Navy and the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia at Lima, Peru to study infectious diseases in Cusco, Peru. More
April 13, 2014 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement was presented to National Aeronautics and Space Administration Administrator Charles Bolden on Friday evening. More
April 10, 2014 -- Galvestonians and those with links to Galveston's past are urged to contribute stories and photos to "Save Our Stories Galveston", an effort to capture a wide range of the Island's history told through the lives of ordinary citizens. More
April 09, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard and the Mexican Navy held a seminar on Tuesday to update a plan for coordinated response to oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico that would impact both countries. More
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