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Month: August 2018

30Aug
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The US-Asia Institute joins people around the world in expressing our deepest sorrow at the passing of Senator John McCain and  taking this chance to honor his commitment to developing stronger ties between the United States and Asia.   In Congress, Senator McCain was a “consistent and principled voice in US policy toward Asia.” Four years...

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30Aug
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For a detailed account of the US-Asia Institute’s summer programs, check out our 2018 Summer Roundup.

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17Aug
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From Mongolia to Washington, D.C.: Engaging Emerging Young Leaders   People-to-people exchanges are more important than ever before in these times of global transition and turbulence. They are a proven public diplomacy tool. Studies show that exposure to other cultures fosters understanding, creativity and innovation. Exchanges help develop and deepen people-to-people ties and connections across political systems,...

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13Aug
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The 12th Congressional staff delegation to China, organized by the US-Asia Institute and the National People’s Congress (NPC), sent Congressional staff to Beijing, Sichuan Province, and Tibet. The trip was from August 4 to August 13, 2018 and  US-Asia Institute Chairman Glenn Lau-Kee traveled with the delegation. Welcome back!  

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07Aug

Kenneth Walsh, USAI’s Global Leadership Board Chairman and Director of Project Development at Fairfield Maxwell, recently met with Secretary-General of ASEAN H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi to discuss US-ASEAN relations and explore possible collaborations. Initiated in 2015, the Global Leadership Board (GLB) is the US-Asia Institute’s international advisory board. It was created to extend USAI’s outreach...

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06Aug
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Doris Xu, USAI Summer Program Assistant and senior undergraduate student at George Washington University, was recently named the President of Global China Connection (GCC) for the 2018-2019 academic year. Doris is the first female GCC President in the organization’s 10-year history. Doris was selected after multiple rounds of interviews with Trustees and Senior Advisors, reference...

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