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Migrant Workers in China: Hukou, Hope and Beyond (Complete)

HONG KONG, April 10, 2017 — As part of the Jack Tang Memorial Lecture Series, panelists address various social issues related to China’s ambitious plan to issue 100 million urban hukous (household registration system) to migrant workers by 2020. While this plan favors more educated and skilled workers, panelists explore how efforts between government, the private sector, and NGOs can join forces to support those trapped by the growing poverty and equality gap. (1 hr., 36 min.)


Policy
Video Excerpt: Kanchan Chandra and Mira Kamdar respond to a question regarding population growth and public health services, during a discussion about the new Indian government.
Education

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2010 - U.S. Under Secretary of State Judith McHale discusses U.S.-China Relations and the important role of people-to-people connections. Excerpt. (1 min., 20 sec.)

Business
NEW YORK, May 18, 2009 - A panel of experts discuss where the new opportunities for private equity lie as it adapts through the financial crisis. (1 hr., 2 min.)
Business
NEW YORK, May 15, 2009 - Linda Rottenberg, CEO and co-founder of the non-profit organization Endeavor, discusses how entrepreneurs from emerging market countries are building high-impact companies.
Business
NEW YORK, May 11, 2009 - Anil K. Gupta and Haiyan Wang, co-authors of Getting China and India Right, discuss how China and India are becoming increasingly critical for an overall corporate strategy.
Business
Video Excerpt: Victor Z. Gao discusses promising prospects in China and Chinese dominance in shaping the global corporate agenda, at a discussion at the Asia Society May 18, 2009. (3 min., 8 sec.)
Arts
Video Excerpt: Artist Lee Ming Wei describes his installation Bodhi Tree Project, during a discussion at the Asia Society during Asian Contemporary Art Week, May
Arts
NEW YORK, May 7, 2009 - Longtime Beijing resident Michael Meyer discusses the publication of his new memoir, The Last Days of Old Beijing. (1 hr., 12 min.)
Arts
NEW YORK, May 17, 2009 - Artists discuss new video art from the Tarjama/Translation exhibit. (38 min.)
Business
NEW YORK, April 23, 2009 - Senior Managing Director of the Blackstone Group and Chairman of Blackstone Greater China Antony Leung expresses confidence about the long-term prospects for mainland China's and Hong K
Business
Video Excerpt: Antony Leung of the Blackstone group argues that China is ready to absorb excess "human capital" in the face of rising unemployment, at a discussion at the Asia Society, April 23,
Policy
NEW YORK, April 21, 2009 - Thailand Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya discusses the current political unrest in Thailand, and the role ASEAN plays in resolving the region's human rights issues, and the global financ