Typhoon Haiyan

Thank you to all who donated! When Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines last fall, the US-Asia Institute reached out to its supporters, asking for their help through contributions to the Philippine Relief Fund.  $36,455 was raised for Philippine relief. The check was presented to Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisa, Jr. and Mr. Hank Hendrickson, Executive Director of the U.S.-Philippines Society, at the
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Chris Fenton Joins Board

The US-Asia Institute is pleased to announce that DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group President Chris Fenton has been appointed to the board of trustees. As the first entertainment industry member, Fenton will provide valuable insight on how entertainment plays a diplomatic role vis-à-vis Asia. For more reading, check out the following articles:

Chris Fenton with Rep. Billy Long

FILM DIPLOMACY: A WIN-WIN FOR U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS

A Capitol Hill Forum on China Film Diplomacy: A Win-Win for U.S.-China Relations   with   Chris Fenton President, DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group & General Manger, DMG North America   Monday, September 30, 2013 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.   The Gold Room 2168 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC     When one examines the U.S.-China relationship, most discussions
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Delegation at The Great Hall of the People with Madame Fu Ying

Congressional Black Caucus’ First Delegation to China

Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) released the following statement regarding the CBC’s first Congressional delegation to China. Upon invitation by the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs and the Hong Kong Government, and facilitated by the US-Asia Institute, ten Members of the CBC joined the delegation to visit Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong: “On behalf of
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