The CPIFA #102 and #103 Reunion Reception was held on May 19, 2016 from 6:30-8:30PM to share the experiences of our most recent congressional staff delegations to China, organized in partnership with the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA). From March 26-April 4, 2016, CPIFA #102 visited Beijing, Shenzhen, and Guilin while CPIFA #103 visited Beijing, Shanghai, and Jiangxi Province.
The US-Asia Institute is honored to introduce the newest member of the board, Liza Walsh, who joined USAI earlier this year. Ms. Walsh has practiced commercial litigation and class action defense for more than 30 years, representing some of the country’s largest and most prestigious companies.
Every year atop a mountain in China's Yunnan province, a small minority of the roughly 450 students at Wantai Middle School pass their high school entrance exam. In most cases, these exceptional students would be among the first of their family to attain a secondary education. This is a dream opportunity. Yet no more than ten students will go, with many deciding not to attend.
US-Asia Institute Vice Chairman Ben Wu, Executive Director Mary Sue Bissell and Senior Advisory Mary Purdy met with members of the US Naval Academy China Club in Annapolis on April 7, 2016 to discuss the US-China relationship and future cooperation between USAI and USNA.
Mr. Wei is the Chief Economist of Asian Development Bank and Director General of its Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department. Mr. Wei is the chief spokesperson for ADB on economic and development trends, leads...
On Thursday, April 14th, 2016, US-Asia Institute held a luncheon briefing centered around China’s proposed cap-and-trade program. The carbon emissions trading system, announced during President Xi Jinping’s visit to the White House last September, seeks to remedy and reverse China’s rapidly growing pollution crisis.
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