Join us Thursday, Sept 29! Don’t miss 1990 Institute’s night at San Francisco Opera’s DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER! Get our special group rate seats — few tickets remain. This contemporary Western opera is sung in English and an adaptation by award-winning playwrights Stan Lai and David Henry Hwang. Ticket buyers are invited to “An Evening with Stan Lai,” moderated by Joan Chen.


Hear Bob Theleen’s perspective on China’s business climate for Silicon Valley companies. The China investment pioneer who helped Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, IBM and others enter China also served on China’s National Development and Reform Commission. Enjoy wine from Yao Ming’s Yao Family Wines and Maxville Lake Winery. Get your tickets now!


Joe Studwell is a favorite author of many of our board members, including Alibaba’s Brian Wong and Matthews Asia’s Teresa Kong. Event pictures coming soon.


Join Us Monday, Jan 18!

Get your tickets now! Don’t miss out on an incredible evening of great food from 7 top chefs, great wine, and scintillating company. Enjoy a fireside chat with honorees Gary Locke and Jon Huntsman Jr., with moderator John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry. We’ll also be honoring Chinese culinary doyenne Cecilia Chiang and salute our Institute founders. Joan Chen and Linda Tsao Yang are our Gala benefit’s honorary co-chairs.


Enter the $30K Youth Voices Contest By Jan 30, 2016!

Calling all U.S. students age 13-30! This year’s $30,0000 Youth Voices contest theme is “Videogram to the White House” — you’re invited to urge the President or future President to build a more positive relationship with China and why. Then tell us what YOU could do! We’re seeking great cultural exchange ideas that students could do with Chinese youth — the best ones could come true! Or, share a profile of a person or a China travel story that’s inspired you to learn more about China.

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China in the News

Video: Davos Debate on China’s Economy
January 24, 2016

  Davos Debate on China’s Economy: Bloomberg Special January 22, 2016   Bloomberg’s Francine Lacqua moderates a discussion about where the Chinese economy is heading from the World Economic Forum in Davos. Panelists include Christine Lagarde of the IMF, Gary … Continued

China’s Grape Rush
June 13, 2015
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