Archive for the 'Briefings' Category

Drugs Past, Present and Future: Drug-Free ASEAN 2015?

Drugs Past, Present and Future: Drug-Free ASEAN 2015? Wednesday December 10th, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. US-Asia Institute Speakers: Dr. Vanda Felbab-Brown, the Brookings Institution; Mr. Saroj Thanasunti, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Thailand Moderator: Liana Rosen, Congressional Research Service   In the past many Southeast Asian countries have had extensive problems with drug trafficking and production.
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Southeast Asia’s Accomplishments in Achieving Health Related Millennium Development Goals

Monday, December 8, 2014 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. US-ASIA INSTITUTE 232 East Capitol Street, N.E. Washington, DC (A townhouse on the corner of 3rd and East Capitol Streets, N.E.) Please join us in an off-the-record briefing on the lengths ASEAN nations have gone towards the completion of the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. This discussion will examine the concrete means and methods
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An assessment of ABENOMICS: Towards Sustained Growth of the Japanese Economy

Featured PROFESSOR JUN SAITO Keio University and Japan Economic Research Center Special Advisor to the Cabinet Moderator MS. JULIE CHON Global Head of Public Investment Strategy, Perry Capital Professor Saito discussed the achievements of Abenomics and its remaining agenda. Focus was given to overcoming deflation, making progress in fiscal consolidation, and implementing structural reforms to achieve sustained growth of the Japanese economy
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Does China’s Role in Nearby Asia call for Re-evaluation of American Policy?

Thursday, November 13, 2014 3:00-4:30 p.m. US-Asia Institute, 232 East Capitol Street, N.E., Washington DC  Featuring  Dr. Robert SUTTER, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University  and Mr. Nien SU, Former Official, House Committee on Foreign Affairs  With all of the political, economic and security disputes that Beijing has with its neighbors, how should the U.S. balance its diverse interests vis-à-vis the
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