Asia Society

Apr 18

Why China’s High-Tech Investment Surge Matters to U.S. Competitiveness
Panelists discussed how Chinese investments are powering the growth of U.S. technology businesses and what policymakers in the U.S. and China must do to maintain the cross-border flow of investments and knowledge.
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Why China’s High-Tech Investment Surge Matters to U.S. Competitiveness

Panelists discussed how Chinese investments are powering the growth of U.S. technology businesses and what policymakers in the U.S. and China must do to maintain the cross-border flow of investments and knowledge.

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Photo of the Day: Casting a Net in Myanmar
A fisherman throws his net into the water at Inle Lake, Myanmar on March 7, 2014. (Basil Strahm/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: Casting a Net in Myanmar

A fisherman throws his net into the water at Inle Lake, Myanmar on March 7, 2014. (Basil Strahm/Flickr)

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India Election: Deciphering the Foreign Policies of BJP and Congress
Tridivesh Singh Maini, a participant in Asia Society’s India-Pakistan Young Leaders Initiative, explores what the campaign rhetoric from India’s major political parties tells us about their approach to international relations.
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India Election: Deciphering the Foreign Policies of BJP and Congress

Tridivesh Singh Maini, a participant in Asia Society’s India-Pakistan Young Leaders Initiative, explores what the campaign rhetoric from India’s major political parties tells us about their approach to international relations.

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Apr 17

Photo of the Day: A Canopy of Blossoms in Japan
A path is canopied by cherry blossom branches laden with flowers in Tokyo, Japan on April 4, 2014. (Sach.S/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: A Canopy of Blossoms in Japan

A path is canopied by cherry blossom branches laden with flowers in Tokyo, Japan on April 4, 2014. (Sach.S/Flickr)

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How China’s Security Commission Can Manage Crises By Learning from the Past
Matt Stumpf, Director of the Asia Society Policy Institute’s Washington office, proposes five practices to make the commission more effective.
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How China’s Security Commission Can Manage Crises By Learning from the Past

Matt Stumpf, Director of the Asia Society Policy Institute’s Washington office, proposes five practices to make the commission more effective.

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Apr 16

Can Women Affect the Outcome of India’s Elections
In the midst of India’s national election, Asia Society’s President Emerita sees hope for the country’s women in the new six-point manifesto released by a group of prominent activists.
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Can Women Affect the Outcome of India’s Elections

In the midst of India’s national election, Asia Society’s President Emerita sees hope for the country’s women in the new six-point manifesto released by a group of prominent activists.

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A woman sits selling feather fans as souvenirs to visitors in Siam, May 1934. Photograph by Jules Gervais Courtellemont, National Geographic

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A woman sits selling feather fans as souvenirs to visitors in Siam, May 1934. Photograph by Jules Gervais Courtellemont, National Geographic

Apr 15

Photo of the Day: Celebrating the Birthday of a God in India
A Hindu devotee dressed as a deity, in preparations to celebrate Hanuman Jayanti, the birthday of the Hindu monkey-god Hanuman, in New Delhi, India on April 15, 2014. (Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images)
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Photo of the Day: Celebrating the Birthday of a God in India

A Hindu devotee dressed as a deity, in preparations to celebrate Hanuman Jayanti, the birthday of the Hindu monkey-god Hanuman, in New Delhi, India on April 15, 2014. (Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images)

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Apr 14

Cultural Diplomacy with US Sends Crucial Message to Afghanistan’s Young People
A regular, sustained exchange of ideas and values would signal to Afghan youth that this time, the U.S. isn’t about to forget them.
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Cultural Diplomacy with US Sends Crucial Message to Afghanistan’s Young People

A regular, sustained exchange of ideas and values would signal to Afghan youth that this time, the U.S. isn’t about to forget them.

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