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Month: October 2018

26Oct
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The US-Asia Institute welcomed the Asian Politics and History Association (APHA) for its annual conference on the weekend of October 27th. The theme was the impact of the Indo-Pacific Strategy on Asia. The keynote speaker, Ambassador Otgonbayar Yondon, the Mongolian Ambassador to the United States, kickstarted the program by giving an informative presentation on Mongolian...

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23Oct
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Tom K. Ara, a Trustee of the US-Asia Institute, joins DLA Piper. Below, read DLA Piper’s announcement: Tom K. Ara has joined the firm as a partner in Century City and will serve as Chair of the Entertainment Transactions practice and Co-Chair of the Entertainment Finance practice. Tom has been involved in a multitude of...

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26Oct

On October 25, the US-Asia Institute and the Hinrich Foundation co-hosted a luncheon on the themes of China, Trade and Power, featuring Stewart Paterson. Mr. Wayne Morrison, an Asian trade and finance expert from the Congressional Research Service, moderated the discussion. Mr. Stewart Paterson, the author of the book “China, Trade, and Power,” outlined his...

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15Oct
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On October 15, the US Asia Institute hosted a diplomatic briefing on the 2018 US mid-term elections, “The 2018 Mid-Term Elections: A Look at What the US Congress Might Look Like After November 6“. Dr. Allan Lichtman, the well known “prediction professor”, gave the keynote speech. Ms. Silvia Spring, a former foreign service officer of the Department...

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09Oct

In the evening of October 5, 2018, USAI welcomed back the 119th delegation with the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs, and the 12th and 13th delegations with the National People’s Congress, at a reunion reception at USAI’s townhouse. More than 75 people joined the reception, including congressional staff and diplomatic friends from the embassies of...

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