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Aug7

2018

GLB Chairman Kenneth Walsh meets with ASEAN Secretary-General

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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...Read More

Aug6

2018

Institute Insider Insight: Program Assistant Doris Xu named President of Global China Connection

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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...Read More

Jul25

2018

2018 Korea 101 Session 2

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The Future of Trade on the Korean Peninsula featured Young Jin Jang, Minister for Economic Affairs at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea as our speaker. Eileen Block from The Asan Institute for Policy studies was the moderator . Axel Catellier from Us-Asia institute provided the introductory and closing remarks. Thank you to everyone...Read More

Jul23

2018

2018 China 101 Session 7

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The Importance of U.S.-China Financial Connectivity featured Richard Nash as our speaker and Shantell Isaac as our moderator. USAI’s Congressional Circle member Chris McCannell provided the introductory and closing remarks. Mr. Nash used his position as Vice President and Head of Global Relations at Paypal to discuss Paypal’s experience conducting business in the context of...Read More

Jul23

2018

11th Annual USAI-Szymanski Rule of Law Program for Chinese Students

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From June 25 – July 20, 2018 the 11th Annual USAI-Szymanski Rule of Law Program for Chinese students took place in Washington, DC. For four weeks each summer, this program hosts a small group of English-fluent Chinese law students in Washington, DC to meet U.S. officials and observe the U.S. legal and political system. On weekdays, they attended...Read More

Jul23

2018

Better Hong Kong Foundation Annual Visit to the U.S. 2018

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From July 9 – 12, the US-Asia Institute was honored to help host the Better Hong Kong Foundation’s annual visit to the United States. The Better Hong Kong Foundation (BHKF) is a privately-funded, non-profit organization formed by influential Hong Kong business and community leaders in 1995. BHKF’s intention is to build greater international understanding between East...Read More

Jul20

2018

Mongolia IMPACT #5 Emerging Leaders Program

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Thank you to the Mongolian cohort that visited D.C. this week to learn about the U.S. political system and participate in leadership training. We thank The Honorable Shagdar Battsetseg, Non-Staff Advisor to President of Mongolia for her dedication to this program and helping with translating this week. USAI would also like to thank the individuals...Read More

Jul20

2018

Thai-American National Internship Reception 2018

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On Friday, July 20 US-Asia Institute co-hosted a reception and celebration with the Royal Thai Embassy for this year’s three Thai-American National Internship Program (TANIP) participants. Three students, Tasha Boyer, Rachel Forrest, and Ginger Slentz were accepted to TANIP in 2018 and will be concluding their internships on the Hill this week. USAI would like...Read More