The Asian Century? America and Asia’s Rise

6:00pm – 7:30pm Asia Society Bechtel Conference Room 500 Washington St. San Francisco With special guest speakers: Bruce Cain, Charles Louis Ducommun Professor in Humanities and Sciences, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University; Dominic Ng, Chairman,...

Reforming Administrative Dispute Resolution in China

Mr. Wang’s house, located in the center of a coastal city in southern China, was demolished recently to make room for commercial development. He was not properly consulted during the planning process nor was he informed of the compensation level associated with the demolition. He was unhappy with the way things were handled, but more importantly, he was troubled by the reality that he could not afford to purchase a new apartment with the compensation he received.

Leveling the Playing Field for Women Entrepreneurs

This year’s annual meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation’s (APEC) in Bali provided an opportunity to collaborate with experts and practitioners on findings from The Asia Foundation’s recently published research, “Access to Trade and Growth of Women’s SMEs in APEC Developing Economies: Evaluating Business Environments in Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Indonesia.” The Foundation organized a panel discussion during APEC’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Working Group Meetings.