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CEO of Tupelo Capital Management LLC Lulu Chow Wang attends the 'AOL: Women In Business' New York screening at New York Stock Exchange on October 23, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Toth/Getty Images)

The Deadly World of China's Fireworks Factories

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In the factories where 90 percent of the world's fireworks are made, female workers toil in dangerous conditions — and struggle to obtain compensation when things go awry.

BHP Billiton CEO: 'No Nation Was Ever Ruined By Trade'

BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie (L) discusses the virtues of free trade with journalist Richard Lui (R). (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

In an appearance at Asia Society, Andrew Mackenzie issued a full-throated defense of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other trade agreements.

Ajay Piramal: Five Lessons in the Life of 'India's Warren Buffett'

Ajay Piramal is one of India's wealthiest and most successful businessmen. (Richter Frank-Jurgen/Flickr)
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Humility, faith, and a willingness to make mistakes has turned Piramal into one of India's most successful business people.

#TBT: In 2000, Chinese Premier Makes Promise to 'Visionary Entrepreneurs'

Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji speaks at Asia Society's 11th Annual Corporate Conference in Shanghai in May, 2000. (Wang Gangfeng/Asia Society)
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Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: when Zhu Rongji spoke at an Asia Society Corporate Conference. 

How Can Companies Make Better Use of Asian American Talent?

Pirq CEO and diversity and entreprenuership expert James Sun speaks at Asia Society's Diversity Leadership Forum. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Business leaders and diversity experts at the 2015 Diversity Leadership Forum share ways that the underrepresentation of Asian Pacific Americans in corporate leadership positions can be addressed.

Interview: 'We Need a Mindset Shift' in Corporate Culture Diversity

Cotential Founder and CEO Erica Dhawan. (Erica Dhawan)
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Erica Dhawan discusses Asian Americans in the workforce, workplace diversity, and skills millennials should be developing.

Interview: CNBC's Melissa Lee on Reporting from China and Taking It 'One Show at a Time'

Anchor Melissa Lee on the set of CNBC’s Fast Money. (CNBC)

Fast Money anchor Melissa Lee discusses her childhood in Long Island, how an early career in consulting prepared her for journalism, and her experiences reporting from China.

US Treasury Secretary Softens View on China-Led Infrastructure Bank, But Stresses 'High Standards' in Asia Society Address

U.S. Secretary of Treasury Jacob Lew speaks at Asia Society Northern California on March 31, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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“We welcome China having a significant role in the global economic and financial architecture," Jacob Lew said at Asia Society Northern California in San Francisco.

Video: How Shifting Demographics Can Be a Catalyst to Get Japanese Women Working

At an Asia Society New York panel discussion on March 16, Joanna Barsh and Henny Sender discuss the role of Japanese women in their country's economy. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
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Japan is seeing a rapid decline in its working population — which could be an opportunity for companies to better utilize the advantages of female workers.

Interview: Are 'Womenomics' Working in Japan?

A woman walks through a Tokyo underpass. (Sekihan/Flickr)
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Shinzo Abe is trying to get Japan's underrepresented women into the workforce to boost the economy. One expert discusses what leaders are doing right and what problems remain.