Utah trade delegation travels to Japan in hopes of economic expansion

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and representatives from 22 of Utah’s leading companies visited Japan on a trade mission to expand Utah’s global presence, strengthen trade opportunities and forge relationships.

President Nelson to visit Southeast Asia

President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, will visit four Southeast Asian countries next month, along with Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Katherine Christofferson.

General Conference addresses Saints, brings change

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced historic changes, including updated temple-recommend interview questions and a revised youth program, as well as offered spiritual guidance to its members during the 189th Semiannual General Conference.

Congress discusses policy responses to Hong Kong protests, Utahns show support for pro-democracy movement

The Congressional Executive Committee on China met Sept. 17 to discuss U.S. policy responses to the pro-freedom protests in Hong Kong. Congressman Ben McAdams, who sits on the committee, took the opportunity to express his support for the democracy movement.

Church announces changes for sister missionaries assigned to Church historic sites

Sister missionaries called to serve at Church historic sites will work exclusively at that site for approximately four months and will then be transferred to the proselyting mission that is indicated in their call starting Jan. 7, 2020.

Hong Kong students at BYU worried, frustrated by protests at home

Pro-democracy protests have filled the streets of Hong Kong for more than three months. Most of the protests have been peaceful, but some have turned violent. For BYU students who call Hong Kong home, it's hard to be so far away.
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