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Leadership in Transition: Korea

The US-Asia Institute invited experts to examine recent leadership transitions taking place on the Korean Peninsula with the succession of power to Kim Jong Un in North Korea and his efforts to consolidate power, as well as the results of South Korea’s recent legislative elections on April 11, 2012.  Speakers discussed these changes, in combination with presidential elections looming at
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Lunar New Year Celebration

The US-Asia Institute hosted its Annual Lunar New Year Celebration on February 2, 2012 at the US-Asia Institute in Washington DC. Senator of Hawaii Daniel Akaka was the Guest of Honor in recognition of his 33 years of support and partnership with the US-Asia Institute.  Other speakers included Deputy Under Secretary for International Trade Michelle O’Neill, Congresswomen Judy Chu (D-CA),
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Asian Development Bank Capitol Hill Forum

On September 8, 2009 the USAI hosted another off-the-record briefing with a guest speaker from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). In this session, the Honorable Rajat M. Nag, Managing Director General of the ADB spoke on the topic of “The two faces of Asia: Bridging the Gap between High Growth Economics and the Poor”. Speaker Mr. Rajat M. Nag, Managing
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US-Asia Institute 30th Anniversary Gala

Celebrating 30 years of strategic partnerships with Asia, the US-Asia Institute hosted its 30th Anniversary Gala at the United Nations in New York on April 23, 2009. Nearly 250 guests joined the Institute to recognize its achievements over the past three decades, and to honor key individuals who have been influential in U.S.-Asia relations and the Asian American community. Details
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