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08Jan
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15Nov

During the week of Oct 26-31, 2018, the US-Asia Institute had the pleasure of hosting IMPACT #1, a delegation of 17 emerging female leaders from Mongolia, as part of its new, five-year leadership and democracy training program for Mongolia’s emerging leaders and elected officials. The purpose of the USAI’s IMPACT Leadership Exchange & Training program is...

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08Nov

Global Leadership Board member Ambassador Tan Sri Dato’ Ajit Singh meets with former Secretary-General of ASEAN. Together they speak on a panel to discuss the ASEAN Prize Program and give recommendations for the future of ASEAN.

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01Nov
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The US-Asia Institute has named Trustee Javade Chaudhri to the leadership team at USAI. He will join Ben Wu in serving as Vice Chairman of the organization. Mr. Chaudhri is a partner at Jones Day and has worldwide experience in helping private and public sector companies transact business and undertake projects in a range of industry sectors and geographies. Mr. Chaudhri advises...

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26Oct
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The US-Asia Institute welcomed the Asian Politics and History Association (APHA) for its annual conference on the weekend of October 27th. The theme was the impact of the Indo-Pacific Strategy on Asia. The keynote speaker, Ambassador Otgonbayar Yondon, the Mongolian Ambassador to the United States, kickstarted the program by giving an informative presentation on Mongolian...

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23Oct
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Tom K. Ara, a Trustee of the US-Asia Institute, joins DLA Piper. Below, read DLA Piper’s announcement: Tom K. Ara has joined the firm as a partner in Century City and will serve as Chair of the Entertainment Transactions practice and Co-Chair of the Entertainment Finance practice. Tom has been involved in a multitude of...

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26Oct

On October 25, the US-Asia Institute and the Hinrich Foundation co-hosted a luncheon on the themes of China, Trade and Power, featuring Stewart Paterson. Mr. Wayne Morrison, an Asian trade and finance expert from the Congressional Research Service, moderated the discussion. Mr. Stewart Paterson, the author of the book “China, Trade, and Power,” outlined his...

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15Oct
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On October 15, the US Asia Institute hosted a diplomatic briefing on the 2018 US mid-term elections, “The 2018 Mid-Term Elections: A Look at What the US Congress Might Look Like After November 6“. Dr. Allan Lichtman, the well known “prediction professor”, gave the keynote speech. Ms. Silvia Spring, a former foreign service officer of the Department...

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09Oct

In the evening of October 5, 2018, USAI welcomed back the 119th delegation with the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs, and the 12th and 13th delegations with the National People’s Congress, at a reunion reception at USAI’s townhouse. More than 75 people joined the reception, including congressional staff and diplomatic friends from the embassies of...

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26Aug
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The 119th Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs Delegation to China, organized by the US-Asia Institute, sent Congressional staff to Beijing, Shanghai, and Chongqing, the three municipalities of China. The trip was from August 17 to August 26, 2018. The delegation’s focus was financial services. Welcome back!      

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