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Month: May 2018

30May
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USAI Program Assistants Evan Lum, Susan Radov, Tsedal Teshome and Emily Ye host table at an Embassy showcase in the Rayburn foyer to introduce USAI’s work to Congressional staff.

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24May
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The US-Asia Institute, in conjunction with the Congressional Caucus on ASEAN, presented the second session of ASEAN 101, ASEAN’s Integrated Economic Partnership and Economic Outlook. The session provided an introduction to ASEAN’s economic potential and trends, and forecast for the coming year given by Dr. Rafael Frankel, Vice President of BowerGroupAsia. Dr. Pek Koon Heng,...

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17May
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ASEAN: One Vision, One Identity, One Community with Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy A historic overview of ASEAN and what implications ASEAN has for the region given by Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy, former Ambassador to China, Singapore, and Indonesia, and founding Director Emeritus at the Wilson Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States. Thursday,...

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16May
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USAI hosts a reception to celebrate the 116th Congressional Staff Delegation to China with the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA). USAI was honored to welcome a delegation of visitors from CPIFA as our special guests, led by Ambassador ZHAO Weiping, Vice President, CPIFA. Reunion Reception: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 6:30-8:30 pm Location: US-Asia Institute...

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11May
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On Friday morning, May 11th, USAI welcomed a delegation of visitors from Tibet. This breakfast brought together Congressional staff from DC and government officials from Tibet. The Americans had a chance to learn about Tibet’s geography, agricultural products, travel and demography. They were eager to learn more about Tibet’s political and cultural landscape from those who actually...

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11May

USAI hosted an informative and engaging dialogue on Friday afternoon, May 11th. Chinese foreign policy experts and division heads from the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) met with American foreign policy experts for a lively roundtable discussion. They raised hopes and concerns for partnerships between the US and China, and they weighed the potential impact of...

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01May
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The US-Asia Institute hosted an Andi Mack Chinese New Year celebration for 300 elementary and middle school students in Chicago to launch the 2018 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The day included a special screening of an Andi Mack episode, a panel discussion with Andi Mack star Lauren Tom and her son Oliver Kaplan (grandson...

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