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(L to R) Tom Nagorski, Thant Myint-U, Tom Freston, and Priscilla Clapp discuss Myanmar's historic political and economic turnaround at Asia Society New York on April 21, 2015.

Video: Myanmar's Democratic and Economic Reforms Are 'Underappreciated'

In a discussion at Asia Society New York, Thant Myint-U, Priscilla Clapp, and Tom Freston argued that Myanmar has moved a long way toward a democratic system and an open economy since reforms began in 2011. more

How Myanmar Has Become 'Intensely Political' Since 2011

Thant Myint-U and Priscilla Clapp discuss Myanmar's upcoming elections and the country's shifting political atmosphere. more

Myanmar's Moment: New Democracy at a Crossroads? (Complete)

Priscilla Clapp, Tom Freston, and Thant Myint-U discuss Myanmar's historic democratic transition, and whether reforms have stalled. more
Kevin Rudd delivers a keynote speech at the third annual PCSI Forum in Beijing on April 20. (Jing Qian)
Kevin Rudd Delivers Keynote Address at PCSI Forum in Beijing
The Asia Society Policy Institute president discussed the outlook for Asia in the fight against climate change. more
Mel Wright/Foreign Policy Association

Rudd: China, US Need 'Shared View of How the Two Powers Should Coexist'

In a Financial Times op-ed, Asia Society Policy Institute President Kevin Rudd explains how a framework for managing points of contention can preserve the U.S.-China relationship in “this challenging period of China’s rise.” more
U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and China's President Xi Jinping reach out to shake hands following a bilateral meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 12, 2014. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Vice Minister Cui Yuying and the Hon. Kevin Rudd: China, the U.S., and the Way Forward

Vice Minister Cui Yuying and Asia Society Policy Institute President Kevin Rudd will talk about China’s reforms and their implications for the U.S.-China relationship. more
Dr. Akihiko Tanaka (JICA)

Japan and the World: A New Global Strategy

Dr. Akihiko Tanaka, President of JICA, will discuss his organization’s current projects and challenges, and his vision for JICA and Japan’s role in the ever-changing and complex landscape of global development. more
Professor Brian Schmidt, winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics. (TEDxSydney 2012/Enzo Amato)

Interview: Nobel Laureate 'Scared' for Humanity as Earth's Climate Shifts

Ahead of an Asia Society Hong Kong panel discussion, astrophysicist Brian Schmidt says he's not sure if humanity has the discipline to confront climate change. more

Kevin Rudd Discusses Alternative Futures for U.S.-China Relations at Foreign Policy Association

Kevin Rudd, President of the Asia Society Policy Institute, in conjunction with the Foreign policy Association delivers a lecture on U.S.-China Relations. more

Kevin Rudd: China's Economic Reforms Will Create Opportunities for Investors to Work With China

Kevin Rudd, President of the Asia Society Policy Institute, explains his confidence about the outlook for China’s economic reform program and the investment opportunities it will create worldwide. more