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The Honorable Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia

Continuing the Texas Center's Distinguished Leaders on Asia series, Australia’s 28th Prime Minister discusses U.S.-Australia relations, energy, and Australia’s trade relationship with East Asia. more

Australian Prime Minister Draws Crowd of International Luminaries to Asia Society Texas Center

The Honorable Tony Abbott MP visits Houston following a private reception in New York after a meeting with President Obama. more

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Makes Houston Appearance at Asia Society Texas Center

Asia Society’s Texas Center’s signature Distinguished Leaders on Asia series returns for its second installment. more
Chinese nationals disembark from the passenger vessel Wuzhishan after the ship arrived at the Xiuying Port on May 20, 2014 in Haikou, China. The first group of violence-stricken Chinese workers, 989 in total, arrived at Xiuying Port from Vietnam to escape rioters protesting against a Chinese oil rig that was erected in an area of the South China Sea that they believe to be Vietnamese territory. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

How New Geopolitical Risks Are Shaping Asia’s Business Landscape

Shom Sen, Wadsworth Fellow with the Asia Society Policy Institute, looks at how businesses can better manage risks arising from tensions within Asia. more
This picture taken on May 14, 2014 shows a Chinese coast guard vessel (L) followed by a Vietnamese coast guard ship (R) near the area of China's oil drilling rig in disputed waters in the South China Sea. (Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)

Watch: Is China's Aggression Taking Advantage of U.S. Policy?

Appearing on Bloomberg TV, Asia Society Senior Fellow Jamie Metzl argued that China sees an opportunity to gain influence in Asia Pacific as the U.S. tends to other international concerns. more
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) applauds during the agreement signing ceremony in Shanghai on May 21, 2014, with Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller (C) and Chinese state energy giant CNPC Chairman Zhou Jiping (R) attending the ceremony. (Alexey Druzhinin/AFP/Getty Images)

Why the China-Russia Natural Gas Deal Was All but Inevitable

Jeffrey Kupfer, Asia Society's 2014 Bernard Schwartz Fellow, argues that long-term trends in global energy markets helped bring Russia and China for their "landmark deal" as energy supplier and consumer. more
U.S. trade representative Michael Froman (R) talks to Akira Amari, Japan's Minister of Economic and Fiscal Policy, at a press conference in Singapore on May 20, 2014. (Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images)

Can the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiators Seal a Deal on Agriculture?

Shom Sen, 2014 Wadsworth Fellow at Asia Society, explores options for the U.S., Japan, and other TPP countries to resolve their differences on market access for agricultural goods. more

China's Reform Program and Its Implications for U.S.-China Relations

CSIS's Christopher K. Johnson discusses how China’s reform package will affect the bilateral relationship going forward. more
Rohingya woman. (Getty Images)

Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia

Discussion and Award Ceremony honoring the winner of the 2014 Asia Society Osborn Elliott prize. more
Thai army chief General Prayut Chan-O-Cha gives a traditional greeting to delegates during a meeting at the Army Club in Bangkok on May 20, 2014. Thailand's army declared martial law after months of deadly anti-government protests, deploying armed troops in central Bangkok and censoring the media but insisting the move was 'not a coup'. (Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP/Getty Images)

In Thailand, More of the Same Versus Change

Matthew Stumpf of the Asia Society Policy Institute analyzes the political standoff that is preventing Thailand from emerging from its crisis and achieving reform and prosperity. more