It is with great sadness that the US-Asia Institute shares that our Chairman Emeritus Norman Lau Kee passed away on November 9, 2017.
The US-Asia Institute hosted Mine to Ours: A Global Perspective on the Sharing Economy. For this briefing, the Institute recruited panelists from Airbnb China, the Consumer Technology Association, and Heritage Foundation and the Internet Education Foundation to discuss the benefits and challenges created by embracing a, internet-based sector of economy.
On October 17th, the US-Asia Institute was pleased to host seventeen press officers and news reporters from the Anhui Province Publicity Office in conjunction with Forte International, a professional exchange non-profit. The Anhui delegation visited Washington, D.C. to better understand the amalgamation of traditional and digital media in the United States.
On October 24th, the Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh delivered opening remarks at APEC 2017: Creating New Dynamism & Fostering a Shared Future. The briefing addressed the key tenants of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the impact that the agreement has for American economic and security interests in Asia.
On October 13, the US-Asia Institute was pleased to co-host a Capitol Hill Forum with the Asian Development Bank for a discussion on sustainable development via Public-Private Partnerships (PPP).
On the evening of September 27th, the US-Asia Institute and the Singapore International Foundation co-hosted the “50 Years of ASEAN Dialogue & Reception” to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN’s establishment and 40 years of strong US-ASEAN relations.
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