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Washington DC

Losing Our Edge

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 5, 2007 — Andreas Schleicher, the chief architect and director at the Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA), presents the 2006 results of the OECD study, including performance results in reading, mathematics, and science and an analysis of the common elements of high performing education systems. (1 hr., 53 min.)


Current Affairs
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Hong Kong
Gary Liu, chief executive officer of the South China Morning Post, discussed the digital transformation of the news industry and how social media networks change
Lifestyle
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Northern California
Guests at the inaugural "Country Spotlight" were treated to South Korean food, cooking demonstrations, and an operatic performance.
Policy
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Washington DC
Two seasoned diplomats discuss regional security in Asia.
Current Affairs
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New York
The architect of Iranian foreign policy engages in conversation with Charlie Rose at Asia Society New York.
Business
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New York
Rana Foroohar explains how the growing clout of Silicon Valley's largest firms crowds out small and medium-sized companies.
Business
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New York
The world's central bankers provide an answer.
Current Affairs
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New York
The global business editor of the Financial Times discusses economic trends in Asia, Europe, and the United States.
Policy
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New York
Evan Medeiros says time is running out for China to avoid the "middle-income trap."
Policy
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New York
A sneak preview of an Asia Society Policy Institute-Rhodium Group interactive "online dashboard" that tracks China's economic reform program.
Current Affairs
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New York
Political activist Gloria Steinem explains why the women's equality movement should be a priority for all.
Current Affairs
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New York
Feminist activists, historians, and writers Gloria Steinem, Ellen Dubois, and Ruchira Gupta discuss the legacy of Indian freedom fighter Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay.
Policy
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Hong Kong
South China Morning Post CEO Gary Liu talks about the digital transformation and innovative culture that shapes the future of media companies.