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SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2018 — The second panel at the Asia Society Northern California Symposium "Looking Forward: The U.S., Asia and the Next Big Idea" featured Peter Calthorpe, principal at Calthorpe Associates; Julies Korthenhorst, CEO of the Rocky Mountain Institute; and Thierry Porté, managing director of JC Flowers. The conversation was moderated by Eric Best of Best Partners SC. (59 min., 12 sec.)
SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2018 — Vishaka Desai, president emerita of Asia Society; Robert Oxnam, president emeritus of Asia Society, and Orville Schell, Arthur Ross director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society, discuss Asia Society and the Asia Pacific in a "fireside chat" held at the 2018 Asia Society Northern California Symposium "Looking Forward: The U.S., Asia, and the Next Big Idea." The conversation was moderated by N. Bruce Pickering, vice president of the Asia Society Global Program. (52 min., 39 sec.)
WASHINGTON D.C, October 2, 2017 — Asia Society Policy Institute President Kevin Rudd moderates a discussion between former national security advisor to the Prime Minister of India Shivshankar Menon and the Vietnam's Ambassador to the United States Pham Quang Vinh about regional security concerns about Asia. The conversation referenced a new ASPI report on the subject. (1 hr., 28 min.)
Shortly after his inauguration, US President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The withdrawal from this agreement, which was previously billed by the Obama administration as a way to enhance American economic growth and sustain American influence in the Asia Pacific region, signified a major shift in US trade policy. What will be the future of Asia Pacific economic integration following the US withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership? What local and regional impacts will this withdrawal have for the United States on foreign direct investment and trade from Asia?
2017's Association Meetings Programme, organized by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) will take place in Fukuoka, Japan between 28 June and 1 July. Watch the interview by Jason Yeh, ICCA Board Member and Asia Pacific Chapter Chair, with Noor Ahmad, ICCA Asia Pacific Regional Director, about why you should join this wonderful event. For more information about AMP, please visit https://goo.gl/yjyDFY
Register now for the March 2018 meeting in Bali, Indonesia: http://www.hematology.org/Highlights/Asia Highlights of ASH in Asia-Pacific will feature analysis by internationally recognized experts on the latest updates in hematology research from the ASH annual meeting. http://www.hematology.org/Highlights/Asia The meeting features the examination of advances in clinical and translational hematologic research, evaluation of the role of new diagnostic techniques and therapeutic approaches as applied to the care and management of people with blood diseases, and discussion of new patient management and care strategies with leading faculty in the field. Thank you to Adam Cuker, MD, MS, and 2018 Program Co-chair for a thorough analysis.
The Asia-Pacific Regional Security Assessment 2017 is the fourth Strategic Dossier to be published in association with the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue. The opening press conference and book launch took place at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore on 2 June. The dossier focuses on four centrally important regional security themes relevant to the policy-focused discussions that can be expected at the Dialogue in 2017 and beyond: • The evolving roles of the United States and China in Asia-Pacific security; • Responses by the US and regional states to regional security tensions, particularly in the South China Sea; • Emerging security questions relating to nuclear weapons, missiles and military cyber capabilities; • The prospects for regional security cooperation, including the challenges for the...
Asia Pacific Future Leader Conference is the first event of Asia Pacific Leader Initiative. Held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 24th till 27th, 2016 and followed by 152 young leaders from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. More info : Website : www.asiapacificleader.org Instagram : @asiapacificleader Twitter : @AsiaPacificLead Fanpage : Asia Pacific Leader Initiative
NEW YORK, December 13, 2017 — Hassan Abbas, Rana Foroohar, Evan Medeiros, and Kevin Rudd participate in Asia Society’s year-end tradition of predicting what’s in store for Asia in 2018. The conversation was moderated by Tom Nagorski. (1 hr., 26 min.)
From 3 to 5 November at the Crown Convention Centre in Perth, the most significant bilateral conference between Germany and Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region will redefine the depth of economic linkages between our countries and the wider region. Political and business leaders will explore new investment and trade opportunities with a special focus on growth in the Asia-Pacific. Find out more and register at aprcperth2017.com
Welcome back to The Asia-Pacific Perspective, that monthly show where James Corbett of corbettreport.com and Broc West of apperspective.net break down all the latest news and headlines from the Asia-Pacific region. In this month's conversation: STORY 1: Aussie Terrornoia / G20 Updates Australian Proposal Would Require Suspicionless Domestic Spying by ISPs http://ur1.ca/i2z3d What Will Happen When Australian Police Have Military Weapons? http://ur1.ca/i2z3g Concerns Brisbane residents still unaware of G20 police powers http://ur1.ca/i2z3l STORY 2: South China Sea Updates China Adding Military Facilities On Spratly Islands http://ur1.ca/i2z3p US spy plane may have triggered Chinese jet interception by dropping sonar buoy http://ur1.ca/i2z3z Philippines Military to Offer Cruise Service in S...
China’s buildup of air and naval capability in the South China Sea shows no signs of abating. If anything, the pace since last summer has accelerated, and the Chinese attitude is more belligerent. Will the economic slowdown, signs of political instability, and US and allied military pushback give China pause or will it double down in the historic race for regional hegemony? Jonathan Pollack, Senior Fellow, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings Institution David Shear, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Cui Tiankai, Ambassador of China to the United States Moderator: Gordon Lubold, Pentagon Reporter, The Wall Street Journal
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James Corbett of corbettreport.com and Broc West of apperspective.net are pleased to bring you the first edition of a new regular video series, "The Asia-Pacific Perspective." In this episode, we cover: STORY #1: Through a glass dimly: Australia's new cyber security policy http://ap-perspective.blogspot.com.au/2013/01/through-glass-dimly-australias-new.html Cyber War: A one-sided battle against a trumpeted up enemy http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20130123/08103221763/cyber-war-one-sided-battle-against-trumped-up-enemy.shtml Confirmed: US and Israel created Stuxnet, lost control of it http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/06/confirmed-us-israel-created-stuxnet-lost-control-of-it/ STORY #2: Japan warns China over 'airspace violations' http://ap-perspective.blogspot.com.au/2013/01/japan-...