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Month: February 2018

21Feb
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After 17 years working for DMG, US-Asia Institute Trustee Chris Fenton decided to step down as President of DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group. He will continue working with DMG as a Consultant and will use his extra time to become more involved with USAI’s work. At DMG, Fenton spearheaded the development, financing, production, marketing, and distribution of the...

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20Feb
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Former USAI intern, Tyler Rasch, carries the torch for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the city of Yongin. The flame covered popular tourist destinations in Yougin, including the Korean Folk Village, the Gyeonggi Provincial Museum, the Nam June Paik Art Center and the Everland amusement park. Tyler Rasch interned with USAI in Summer 2009....

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19Feb
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Former USAI intern, Danielle Khan Da Silva, co-directed and shot the award-winning Human Trafficking Awareness documentary “HAART Kenya” (click here to watch it: http://goo.gl/cvmwUo). Congratulations Danielle! About the scale of the issue and the importance of awareness, Danielle says, “Human trafficking is the second largest illegal trade after drugs, having surpasses arms and weapons. It affects...

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06Feb
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A Mongolian delegation joined a round table at USAI to discuss the state of Mongolia’s democracy as it reviews the system 26 years later. Representatives from the USAI Congressional Circle, CRS, and the Hill attended the discussion, as well as a former Peace Corps volunteer who worked in Mongolia. The delegation addressed questions about Mongolia’s...

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