Month: May 2012

24May
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US-Asia Institute welcomed the return of four congressional staff delegations from China through the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs. The delegations included bipartisan and bicameral participation. In total, the delegates had the opportunity to visit cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen, Chengdu, Qingdao, Changsha, and Dalian. Reunion Dinner for CPIFA Delegations #83, #84, #85...

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20May

The U.S.-China Working Group in partnership with the US-Asia Institute held the China 101 Seminar Series this summer for Congressional staff. The six-week series will bring experts to Capitol Hill to introduce and discuss critical aspects of contemporary China and their impacts on a complicated relationship with the U.S. Briefings will include presentations on related topics by experts in the

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16May
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The US-Asia Institute in partnership with the U.S.-China Working Group and the Congressional Research Service held the China 101 Seminar Series during the summer of 2011. The six-week series brought experts to Capitol Hill to introduce and discuss critical aspects of contemporary China and impacts on a complicated relationship with the U.S. Briefings included presentations...

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07May
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The US-Asia Institute and the Embassy of Japan hosted the celebration of the Children’s Day Festival at a reception on Monday, May 7, 2012. Every year on May 5th, Japanese families with young boys celebrate “kodomo no hi” (Children’s Day), or originally called “Tango no sekku” (Boy’s Day). On this day, families raise the carp-shaped koinobori flags and display a Kintaro doll with the traditional Japanese Samurai helmet.

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