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Expert Reaction: Asian Nations 'Anxious' Over US Shutdown

The sun sets behind the Washington Monument in Washington, DC on Oct. 7, 2013, the seventh day of the U.S. government's shutdown. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Business

Asia Society Global Council members Simon Tay and Ken Courtis say Asia is looking with a weary eye at the potential economic impact of a continued U.S. government shutdown.

Indonesia: Rupiah May Have Rallied, But Jakarta's Policy Decisions Still Bear Scrutiny

An Indonesian clerk holds stacks of Indonesian rupiah notes at a currency exchange office in Jakarta on Sept. 4, 2013. (Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images)
Business

It may never be quite clear how much credit Indonesia's government deserves for righting its currency after its recent tumble, according to two analysts with the consultancy Control Risks.

Photos/Interview: 'Grandmother Power' and the Challenges of an Aging Asia

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With the right infrastructure and the right attitude, says Carolyn Buck-Luce, societies can find benefits in a healthy older population. Panel discussion at Asia Society New York on Monday, September 30.

Watch: Myanmar's 'Salesman in Chief' Makes His Pitch to US Investors

Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin speaking Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at the
Business

Watch Myanmar's foreign minister discuss the "gold rush" in his country, and hear why MTV's founder thinks this is a "historic opportunity."

Video: Three Challenges to Doing Business in Myanmar

Dane Chamorro, Southeast Asia managing director for global risk consultancy Control Risks.
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"We shouldn't lose sight of the magnitude of what a country with fairly limited trained human resources is trying to attempt," Control Risks' Dane Chamorro said. "They are attempting systematic political and economic reform simultaneously."

Interview: Ashoka Fellow Jane Leu Brings Social Sector Expertise to the Philippines

Jane Leu. (Twyla David)
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The Smarter Good CEO talks about helping to develop social entrepreneurship and enterprise in Southeast Asia. In-person appearance at Asia Society Philippines Center on Wednesday, August 14.

Why a Proposed Chinese Takeover is Washington's Latest Pork Outrage

CEO of Smithfield Foods Larry Pope (L) and Matthew Slaughter (R), director of the Center for Global Business and Government, answer questions during a Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee hearing, July 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Would the largest Chinese takeover of an American company compromise American's national security? ChinaFile experts weigh in.

Video: From Clerk to CEO: Sara Mathew on Risk-Taking and Learning from Mistakes

Chairman and CEO of Dun & Bradsheet Sara Mathew (R) speaks with Fortune Deputy Managing Editor Stephanie Mehta (L) in New York on June 10, 2013. (Suzanna Finley/Asia Society)
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The opening keynote speaker at Asia Society's 2013 Diversity Leadership Forum reveals her formula for success.

Infographic: Asian American Corporate Employees Dedicated, But Often Don't Fit In

Over 40 percent of Asian Pacific Americans working at Fortune 500 Companies say they either don't feel a sense of belonging in the workplace or are indifferent.
Business

Asia Society's fourth annual Asian Pacific American Corporate Survey reveals that APA's sense of belonging in corporate America still trails behind.

Book Excerpt: 'The Billionaire's Apprentice' by Anita Raghavan

Detail from jacket art for
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Anita Raghavan's new book is a riveting account of the rise and fall of an Indian American finance icon and the unveiling of the Galleon Group scandal. Author appearance at Asia Society New York on Thursday, June 6.