One of USAI's trustee Tom K. Ara will speak at American Bar Association's 2016 Forum on Entertainment & Sports on Oct 6-8 representing Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Ara will be moderating a panel titled "Doing Business in China: Challenges and Opportunities."
The US-Asia Institute was honored to partner with the Hinrich Foundation to host Dr. Michael J. Enright for a private breakfast briefing on his new book, Developing China: The Remarkable Impact of Foreign Direct Investment. Founder and Chairman of Hinrich Foundation, Merle A. Hinrich, as well as Research Fellow Stephen Olson participated in the event.
USAI staff and friends attended the celebration of the 67th Anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at the Chinese Embassy. Head of Congressional Affairs, Minister-Counselor Zhang Min "Tommy," joined USAI for a picture at the reception.
US-Asia Institute hosted a summer delegation reunion on September 22, 2016 for congressional staffers who traveled to China with us. Minister-Counselor Zhang Min "Tommy" made brief remarks on behalf of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China. We also took the time to thank our partners at Blue Ocean Technology for developing and upgrading our website.
The Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam hosted its annual National Day celebration at Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh's residence on Monday, September 12. Senior Adviser Mary Purdy, Program Director Joycelyn Su, and Program Assistants Clara Lee and Gaofan Zhang attended the reception.
This year's SIF Connects! Washington DC was themed "Innovative Social Policies for a Better World." Congressional Singapore Caucus Co-Chairs, Congressman Bradley Byrne and Congressman Denny Heck, made brief remarks. The speakers included SIF Chairman Ambassador Ong Keng Yong, USAI Chairman Kent Lucken, Singapore Envoy to the Middle East Ambassador Zainul Abidin Rasheed, Ashoka Program Director Ms. Claire Fallender and National University of Singapore Research Fellow Dr. Mathew Mathews.
On March 27, 2014, US-Asia Institute celebrated its 35th anniversary at the United Nations, New York City. Thank you to all who attended!More Info