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.
Apisra "Annie" Srivanich-Raper, one of the six Thai American National interns this year, writes about her experience in Washington, D.C. this summer. Annie grew up in southeaster Idaho and attended the College of Idaho.
The 106th congressional staff delegation hosted by the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs learns about Chinese culture in Gansu Province. The delegation will return from China this week, having spent ten days in Beijing, Shanghai, and Gansu Province.
The 106th congressional staff delegation hosted by the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs met with leaders in the Chinese government in Tianjin. Delegation #106 is the third of the four congressional staff delegations that traveled to China this summer.
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