CANCELLED: Congress 101

CANCELLED Mid-Term Elections: Understanding the New  Congress and What It Might Mean for U.S.-Asia Relations Monday, December 3, 2014 10:00-11:30p.m. Understanding U.S. politics and the policy-making process can be daunting.  The US-Asia Institute will host a Capitol Hill Forum for Ambassadors and diplomatic staff who work with Congress or in the political area to talk about the mid-term elections. This
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Hong Kong: Behind the Protests and Beyond

The US-Asia Institute held an off-the-record briefing with Visiting Associate Professor Al Reyes, University of Hong Kong, to discuss the Hong Kong protests and possible fallout, on Wednesday October 15, 2014. The protests in Hong Kong, also known as the Umbrella Revolution, have recently garnered much international attention. The protests revolve around electoral reform, specifically reform of Beijing’s implementation of
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Korea High Speed Rail: A Blueprint for the US?

Learning from South Korea’s Experience with High Speed Rail On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, the US-Asia Institute, Korea Transport Institute, and Regional Plan Association presented a forum for policy makers. The briefing featured remarks from Mr. Paul Nissenbaum, Associate Administrator for Railroad Policy & Development at Federal Railroad Association; Dr. Tschangho John Kim, Endowed Professor of Urban & Regional Systems at University of Illinois
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Capitol Hill Reception: 35 Years of US-China Relations

On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014, US-Asia Institute hosted a Capitol Hill Reception celebrating 35 years of normalized relations between the United States and China at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington D.C. Thank you to all those who attended! Special Guest  His Excellency Cui Tiankai Ambassador, People’s Republic of China From the U.S. Senate U.S.-China Working Group The Honorable Mazie
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