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NEW YORK, September 11, 2017 — Kevin Rudd, Thomas Donilon, and Ashok Kumar Mirpuri discuss a range of diplomacy and security issues affecting Asia. The discussion coincides with the publication of a new Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) report, Preserving the Long Peace in Asia: The Institutional Building Blocks of Long-Term Regional Security. (1 hr., 23 min.)
EXPLORING NEW POSSIBILITIES THROUGH GLOBAL LEARNING This is the official introduction video of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU). APU is one of Japan's most culturally-diverse universities and is located in Beppu, Oita. With students from nearly 90 countries/regions and an alumni network of 138 countries/regions, this diversity deeply impacts the student experience on a daily basis. The vibrant learning environment at APU encourages cross-cultural understanding, fosters collaboration, and nurtures creativity. Ultimately, it empowers individuals not only to adapt to the global working environment but also to strive for positive changes for local communities and the world at large. Academic programs at APU are offered in both English and Japanese, including a wide range of on-campus...
NEW YORK, September 24, 2014 — Stating that it's time for Vietnam to assume the mantle of a "proactive regional actor," Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Vietnam Pham Binh Minh argues for how his country can contribute to greater stability in the Asia Pacific region, in particular by supporting ASEAN-led solutions to tensions in the South China Sea and elsewhere. Watch the complete program: http://scty.asia/1rvVzMe 2014 United Nations General Assembly at Asia Society: http://scty.asia/1rvVAjf
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
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
APEC member economies account for 40 percent of the world's population and generate 53 percent of the global economic output. Two years ago, APEC members agreed to take steps towards regional integration with a Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP). Check the video to find out more about FTAAP. Subscribe to us on Youtube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download for IOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cctvnewschina Twitter: https://twitter.com/CCTVNEWS Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CCTVNEWSbeijing Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing
WASHINGTON, March 7, 2017 — Asian ambassadors and members of the Asia Society Policy Institute’s Independent Commission on Trade Policy discuss the commission’s new report, 'Charting a Course for Trade and Economic Integration in the Asia-Pacific.' Speakers include Wendy Cutler, Peter Grey, Ahn Ho-young, Pham Quang Vinh and Shawn Donnan. (48 min., 43 sec.) To download the report visit: http://asi.as/bYVfwY
The largest cohort of award recipients has taken part in winter graduation ceremonies at the Australian National University this week. PhD graduate Kirrilee Hughes, whose thesis focused on the struggle for Asian literacy in Australian schools and universities, was one of more than 2000 who took part. She spoke at a ceremony for College of Asia and the Pacific graduates, on the importance of mentorship. The occasion marked ten years since Dr Hughes graduated with a Bachelor of Asian Studies (Indonesian) with First Class Honours and the University Medal. In this video she discusses what it was like studying at ANU, and of the career opportunities that have followed. At the same ceremony Annabelle Strang was conferred with a Master of Diplomacy/Master of International Affairs. She is now ...
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-...
Kelvin Cheung is a Global Solutions Architect with Equinix in Hong Kong who has worked extensively with globally-minded Chinese companies. He says Chinese firms are accustomed to a limited choice of network or internet service providers, but that changes at Equinix. Kelvin explains how Equinix’s network neutrality means its customers get access to a wide variety of products and services, as well as internet peering opportunities at bandwidth costs a fraction of what they pay in China. For more information, please visit Eqix.it/GSA-HK
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
Learn more at PwC.com - http://pwc.to/19VMeAj Ed Rapp, Group President, Construction Industries, Caterpillar Inc., US discusses how improving competitiveness means harmonising an end-to-end business strategy as part of PwC's APEC 2013 CEO Survey.
Best Bonsai What: Asia-Pacific Bonsai Friendship Federation 2013 Philippines, organized by the Philippine Bonsai Society When: May 30 to June 5, 2013 Where: Eastwood Mall, Libis, Quezon City, Philippines Specimens: Bantigue (Pemphis Acidula), Kalyos (Streblus asper), Sampaloc (Taramindus indica), Podocarpus, Santan, Juniper
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