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November 20, 2018


Indonesian Dance and a Visit From a Sultan

Earlier this month, Asia Society New York played host to Hamengkubuwono X, sultan of Yogyakarta and governor of Indonesia's Yogyakarta Special Region. The centerpiece of the sultan's visit was a performance by court dancers and musicians, including members of the royal family. The program included dances inspired by stick-puppet theater and bedhaya, the sacred classical court dance of Java.


Paulson: The U.S. and China at a Crossroads

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. "Hank" Paulson, Jr. addressed the shift in U.S.-China relations and the profound implications of a potential schism. He advised caution against "decoupling" the two economies and advocated for strategic cooperation between the superpowers. The speech was followed by a discussion with Asia Society President and CEO Josette Sheeran.


Asia 21 Young Leaders Meet in Manila

More than 90 new members and alumni of the Asia 21 Young Leaders network met this month in Manila for wide-ranging discussions on leadership and key issues facing Asia and the rest of the world. Panel discussions and keynotes featuring new and existing young leaders covered topics including artificial intelligence, fake news, and combating extremism.



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