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C100 Mourns the Loss of Albert Yu | March 11, 2017

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Committee of 100 member and tech executive Albert Y.C. Yu passed away peacefully at the age of  76 on March 11, 2017 in Palo Alto, California.

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EVENT: Commonwealth Club Speaker Series| March 20, 2017

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The Committee of 100 (C100) partnered with the Commonwealth Club of Northern California on March 20, 2017, to showcase two contrasting voices on the topic “The U.S. and China in 2017.” The two voices came from George Koo, C100 Member and

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EVENT: C100 Members Gather for 1990 Institute Gala in San Francisco, California | March 5, 2017

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On March 5, 2017, Committee of 100 (C100) members gathered at the Four Seasons San Francisco for the 1990 Institute Gala and Symposium. 

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EVENT: C100 Members and San Francisco Opera Send ‘Dream of the Red Chamber’ to Hong Kong | February 8, 2017

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On Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, Committee of 100 (C100) Chair Frank H. Wu, C100 members Doreen Woo Ho, Dennis Wu, and their spouses celebrated a sendoff for the opera Dream of the Red Chamber to the Hong Kong Arts Festival at Tiffany’s with San Francisco Mayor

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EVENT: C100 Member Holiday Dinner hosted by Ambassador Luo Linquan at Chinese Consulate General Residence in San Francisco | January 8, 2017

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On January 8th 2017, Consul General of China Ambassador Luo Linquan and his wife Madam Qiao Li hosted a private reception and dinner for C100 Northern California members at their personal residence. Consul Xu, Consul Jin, and Deputy Consul Ren

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EVENT: C100 Members Attend Special Opening of The Chinese Historical Society of America in San Francisco, California | November 4, 2016

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On Friday, November 4, 2016 C100 members attended the VIP opening reception of The Chinese Historical Society of America “Chinese American Exclusion/Inclusion” exhibit in San Francisco. The exhibit is “the most extensive and important exhibit in [the museum’s] 50 year history”. The

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EVENT: C100 Hosts China CEO Forum with Ambassador Gary Locke in Palo Alto, California | October 28, 2016

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On Friday, October 28, 2016 the Committee of 100 and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) hosted a China CEO Forum with C100 Member Ambassador Gary Locke at the Four Seasons Hotel in Palo Alto, California. C100 Members Kenneth Fong, Gary

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EVENT: Bay Area U.S.-China Policy Speakers Forum: “How Hard is China’s Economic Slowdown and Will it Hurt the U.S.?” with Qian Yingyi and Nicholas Lardy | October 6, 2016

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On the evening of Thursday October 6th, the Committee of 100 held the third U.S.­-China Policy Speakers Forum event in collaboration with The Commonwealth Club of California. The distinguished panel of speakers was moderated by George Lewinski​, and featured a discussion

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Event Announcement: The Case of Professor Xiaoxing Xi | San Francisco, Los Angeles, Irvine

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The Committee of 100 will co-sponsor a series of presentations by Professor Xiaoxing Xi in California next week.  Professor Xi was a panelist at C-100’s Annual Conference in Los Angeles, and was also featured in the 60 Minutes presentation “Collateral

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EVENT: C-100 Members Visit Angel Island Immigration Station | July 24, 2016

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On Sunday, July 24, 2016, C-100 members and their families joined a private tour of the Angel Island Immigration Station. The historical tour was hosted by C-100 members Buck Gee and Larry Low and gave attendees an educational and moving

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EVENT: Bay Area Members Convene in Foster City to Welcome new Regional Chair Ken Fong | June 30, 2016

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On June 30th, 2016, C-100 Northern California members met in Foster City, CA to discuss future programming and goals, and to welcome Ken Fong as their new Regional Chair.

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EVENT: C-100 Members Meet with Hong Kong Chief Secretary Carrie Lam in San Francisco | June 3, 2016

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On Thursday June 2nd, The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office hosted C-100 members Chi-Foon Chan, Weili Dai, Kenneth Fong, George Koo, Anthony Sun, Leslie Wong, Frank Wu, and Ambassador Linda Tsao-Yang with Chief Secretary of Hong Kong Mrs. Carrie Lam for a

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EVENT: C-100 Members Host Dinner for Ambassador Fu Ying in Palo Alto | May 10th, 2016

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On Tuesday May 10th, C-100 members hosted a dinner for Ambassador Fu Ying, Chairperson of Foreign Affairs Committee of China’s National People’s Congress in Palo Alto, CA to discuss the current state of U.S.-China relations. Participants of the closed event included C-100

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EVENT: Northern California C-100 Members Gather at Frank H. Wu’s Home to Welcome New Member Les Wong | March 19, 2016

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On Saturday March 19th, incoming C-100 Chairman Frank H. Wu and his wife Carol Izumi generously hosted brunch at their home in San Francisco to welcome new member Leslie Wong and his wife Phyllis. This gathering gave Northern California C-100

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EVENT: C-100 Members attend Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation Annual Benefit at San Francisco Grand Hyatt | March 9, 2016

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On March 9th, Bay Area C-100 members George Koo , Larry Low, Dennis Wu, and Frank Wu attended the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation (AIISF) Annual Benefit at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Francisco in support of member Buck

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EVENT: Bay Area U.S.‐China Policy Speakers Forum: “The U.K. Sees China as a Friend, Why Don’t We?” with Martin Jacques and Susan Shirk | February 18, 2016

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On the evening of Thursday February 18, the Committee of 100 held the second event in the newly formed U.S.­-China Policy Speaker Series in collaboration with the Commonwealth Club of California. This panel was moderated by C-­100 member George Koo​, and featured a discussion

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EVENT: Trade Secrets and Economic Espionage – Legal Risks in Advancing Technology between the United States and China” in Palo Alto | January 28, 2016

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On January 28,  the Committee of 100 collaborated with the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA), to present an educational seminar on the legal risks of advancing technology between the U.S. and China. 

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EVENT: C-100 Members Chinese New Year Party in San Francisco | January 24, 2016

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On Sunday January 24th 2016, the Committee of 100’s Northern California region hosted a beautiful Lunar New Year celebration for 35 C-100 members and distinguished guests at the Crystal Jade Restaurant in the Embarcadero of San Francisco. C-100 Acting director

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C-100 Member Gathering Before 1990 Institute 25th Anniversary Gala | January 18, 2016

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On January 18th, the 1990 Institute held its 25th Anniversary Gala. Earlier that evening, a number of attending C-100 members convened for a pre-event gathering. In attendance were C-100 members Dan Chao, John Chen, Ming Hsu, George Koo, Larry Low, Dennis Wu,

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EVENT: C-100 and UC Hastings Co-host Discussion of Xiaoxing Xi’s Espionage Case | October, 23, 2015

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On October 23, the Committee of 100, in partnership with the University of California Hastings College of the Law, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, and other leading Asian American organizations, hosted a panel discussion on the Professor Xi Xiaoxing

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EVENT: C-100 and Commonwealth Club in California Launch US-China Speakers Forum with Zhang Weiwei, former Deng Xiaoping Interpreter | October 22, 2015

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On October 22, 2015, the Committee of 100 and the Commonwealth Club of California co-hosted the inaugural installation of a joint speaker series to address key issues in U.S.-China relations​. The program featured a discussion between​ Professor Zhang Weiwei of Fudan University, ​Director of

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EVENT: Committee of 100 is Collaborating Partner of Welcome Dinner for President Xi Jinping | September 22, 2015

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On September 22, the Committee of 100 was a Collaborating Partner of the U.S. organizers of a welcome dinner for President Xi Jinping in Seattle, WA. The event was co-hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, the US-China Business Council, and the

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EVENT: President Xi Jinping Commends Committee of 100 Efforts to Strengthen U.S.-China Friendship During Seattle Speech

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On September 22, 2015, President Xi Jinping made a policy speech in Seattle, Washington at a welcome dinner co-hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, the US-China Business Council and the Washington State Welcoming Committee – Seattle 2015.

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Event: C-100 Hosts Welcome Party for New Members Lanhee Chen and Buck Gee in San Francisco | September 22, 2015

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On September 22, C-100 welcomed two new members, Lanhee Chen and Buck Gee, to the Northern California Region with a dinner party at Chef Chu’s. Lanhee Chen is the David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution and a political adviser

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EVENT: Alibaba Dinner Conversation featuring Annie Jie Xu and Jingming Li | August 6, 2015

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On Thursday, August 6,​ 2015 the​​ ​Committee of 100 and the Asia America Multitechnology Association (AAMA) co-hosted a dinner in Foster City, California featuring two top executives at Alibaba: Annie Jie Xu, General Manager & HR Head, Alibaba Group U.S., and

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