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April 17, 2017

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Apr9

2018

In Memory of Senator Daniel Akaka

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The US-Asia Institute joins the global community in celebrating the life of former U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka, who recently passed away in Hawaii at the age of 93.  The highest ranking Native Hawaiian in elected office, Akaka was noted for embodying the “aloha” spirit, and will be remembered for his humility, warmth and respect, and...Read More

Apr5

2018

Congressional Circle Quarterly Meeting and Networking Session

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On the afternoon of April 5th, USAI Chairman Glenn Lau-Kee addressed the Congressional Circle at its quarterly meeting and the important role the body plays in USAI’s mission. USAI trustees Joe Fawkner and Julie Chon were in attendance. The meeting was followed by a Happy Hour for Congressional staff to catch up with old friends...Read More

Mar16

2018

Institute Insider Insights: Claire Kippenbrock

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My name is Claire Kippenbrock and I am currently a senior at Carbondale Community High School in Carbondale, Illinois.  I am part of the AP American Government class and I was given the opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. for a one-week internship with US-Asia Institute. On the last day of my internship I now...Read More

Mar2

2018

A Briefing by Bates Gill : US-Australia Relations in the Face of a Rising China and a Changing Asia-Pacific

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USAI will host a briefing discussing US-Australia Relations in the Face of a Rising China and a Changing Asia-Pacificby USAI senior advisor Dr. Bates Gill. Scroll down to RSVP and learn more. China’s presence in Australia presents unique opportunities and challenges: more than 30 percent of Australian exports go to China, yet increasing concerns about Chinese “sharp power”...Read More

Mar1

2018

2018 Lunar New Year Celebration

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The US-Asia Institute hosted its annual Lunar New Year celebration on March 1, 2018 to usher in the Year of the Dog. Over 250 dignitaries from Congress, the Administration, and D.C.-based Asian diplomatic missions attended the event, along with representatives from business and academia. 2018 Lunar New Year Celebration 6:30 – 8:30 PM Thursday, March 1,...Read More

Feb21

2018

Trustee’s Corner: USAI Trustee Chris Fenton Exits DMG After 17 Years

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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...Read More

Feb20

2018

Institute Insider Insights: Former Intern Carried the Torch for 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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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....Read More

19Feb

2018

Institute Insider Insights: Human Trafficking Awareness Documentary “HAART Kenya”

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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...Read More