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A Decade of Progress at NCLC: How Far We’ve Come and Where We Can Go (Complete)

HOUSTON, April 6, 2017— After local Houston students kicked off the convening of the 10th annual National Chinese Language Conference by showcasing their progress in learning Mandarin, education and government leaders shared their reflections on the past and visions for the future of global citizenry and Chinese learning. Speakers include Sylvester Turner, Richard A. Carranza, David W. LeebronRonnie C. Chan, Linda Liu, and Jing Wei. (58 min., 58 sec.)


Policy
Iranian human rights advocate and Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi shares her thoughts on political Islam and her country's future with Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.
NEW YORK, February 24, 2010 - Cautioning against what he calls "knee-jerk" parallels, military historian Max Boot offers a list of reasons why America's involvement in Afghanistan isn't doomed to become another Vietnam.
Panelists Max Boot, Gordon Goldstein, George Packer, and Rufus Phillips debate whether parallels between the Vietnam War and present-day Afghanistan are valid.
Policy
Center on US-China Relations Director Orville Schell on how a "largely dysfunctional" US government is impeding collaboration with China on key issues.
Policy
Surin Pitsuwan outlines ASEAN's new relationship with the US in the Obama era.
Policy
India's Ambassador to the United States Meera Shankar discusses current relations between the two nations, and what's likely to change in the near future.
Policy
India's Ambassador to the United States Meera Shankar on US-India cooperation on security and counter-terrorism measures in the Asia-Pacific region.
Policy
ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan outlines his vision for ASEAN as a force for regional unity and economic integration.
Business
Arguing against "market fundamentalism," HSBC Chairman Stephen Green shares his ideas on corporate social responsibility with Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.
Business
HSBC Bank Chairman Stephen Green discusses money, morality, and the marketplace with Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.
Arts
Damien Ounouri's documentary Xiao Jia Going Home (2008) follows acclaimed director Jia Zhangke as he revisits old haunts in his hometown of Fenyang in Shanxi province.
Policy
NEW YORK, February 16, 2010 - Asia Society Fellow Hassan Abbas discusses the capture of Mullah Baradar and US-Pakistan cooperation against the Taliban.