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USAI Internship Alumni Reunion Event

The US-Asia Institute will be hosting an information Pizza Party for past USAI Internship Alumni on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 from 6:00-8:00pm. Please RSVP. Read More
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SIF Connects! Washington DC

The Singapore International Foundation in partnership with the US-Asia Institute will hold a dialogue centered on Innovative Social Policies for a Better World. Read More

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Better Hong Kong Foundation Annual Visit to the...

The US-Asia Institute helped host the Better Hong Kong Foundation (BHKF)’s annual visit to the United States from June 7-10. Delegation members, largely prominent members ofRead More
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CPIFA #102 and #103 Reunion Reception...

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 congressionalRead More
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CPIFA #103, March 26-April 4, 2016...

The US-Asia Institute will partner with the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs to send their 103rd Congressional Staff Delegation to Beijing, Shanghai, and JiangxiRead More
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Schwarzman Scholarship Information Session & Light Fare...

Join us on June 20, 2016 from 6:00-7:30pm at USAI for more information about the Schwarzman Scholars Program. Light refreshments will be provided. EnrollingRead More

TANIP 2016: A Successful Orientation Week...

The second cohort of students under the Thai American National Internship Program (TANIP) enjoyed their orientation week from May 30 to June 3, 2016. TheRead More
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2016 TANIP Program Begins...

Thai-American second generation, Lennox Chaiveera from California; Alit Ponkaew from Illinois; Apisra Ann Srivanich-Raper from Idaho; and Charles Tantakool from Pennsylvania; were warmlyRead More
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Institute Insider Insights: “Slipping through the Cracks: ...

Every year atop a mountain in China's Yunnan province, a small minority of the roughly 450 students at Wantai Middle School[1] pass their highRead More
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Featured Analysis: Are Economic Resources to Blame for...

This February, reports of Chinese missiles in the South China Sea have reignited interest in a longstanding conflict between China and its Southeast AsianRead More
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Featured Analysis: Estimating the Impact of China’s Emerging...

By Dr. Tony Cordesman No one doubts that China is a major emerging military power. It not only is officially expanding its military budgetRead More

Recent Events


2016 China 101 Graduation Reception

The US-Asia Institute hosted a graduation reception for congressional staff who completed their China 101 professional development certificate by attending this year's China 101 briefing series. Congressional staff who attended the series, as well as past and future participants in congressional delegations to China, were invited to attend the event. Additionally, the Institute was pleased to introduce this year's participants in the Rule of Law Program for Chinese Students and the Thai American National Internship Program. Thank you to all who attended.


2016 China 101 Briefing Series for Congressional Staff

The U.S.-China Working Group under the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate, in partnership with the U.S.-Asia Institute, hosted the 6th Annual China 101 Seminar Series in the summer of 2016. The six-session series brought experts to Capitol Hill to introduce and discuss critical aspects of contemporary China and their impact on a complicated relationship with the United States. All sessions were open only to Congressional staff and included time for Q&A with the audience.


Hong Kong University Student Event

The US-Asia Institute was pleased to host a reception and briefing on the 2016 presidential elections for a group of students from top universities in Hong Kong. The panel consisted of program assistants at the US-Asia Institute who provided an insight into how college students around the nation view the different presidential candidates and the election process.


Schwarzman Scholarship Information Session & Light Fare

On June 20, 2016, the US-Asia Institute hosted an informational session for the Schwarzman Scholars Program presented by Mr. Robert Garris, the Global Director of Admissions. 65 top young professionals representing over 50 different universities were in attendance. Light refreshments were provided.


TANIP 2016: A Successful Orientation Week

The second cohort of students in the Thai American National Internship Program (TANIP), a joint program between the US-Asia Institute and the Royal Thai Embassy, had a fantastic orientation week from May 30 to June 3, 2016. Their week was packed with meetings with governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations, international organizations, and private sector hosts. The meetings with policymakers and actors are designed to expose the next generation of Thai American leaders to a wide range of policy issues.


Better Hong Kong Foundation Annual Visit to the US

The US-Asia Institute helped host the Better Hong Kong Foundation (BHKF)'s annual visit to the United States from June 7-10. Delegation members, largely prominent members of Hong Kong's private sector, visited Washington, D.C. and New York City to meet with leaders from all three branches of government, think tanks, media organizations, universities, and NGOs to promote closer ties between the United States and Hong Kong, as well as to inform US leaders of the current situation in East Asia.

US-Asia Institute 35th Anniversary Gala

On March 27, 2014, US-Asia Institute celebrated its 35th anniversary at the United Nations, New York City. Thank you to all who attended!

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