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 FongGary Locke, Anna Mok and Ken Xie attended the event.

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EVENT: C100 Capitol Hill Briefing on “Maritime Unease: Navigating Tensions in the South and East China Seas” | October 27, 2016

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On the morning of October 27, 2016 the Committee of 100 hosted an invite-only breakfast at the U.S. Capitol on “Maritime Unease: Navigating Tensions in the South and East China Seas”, in partnership with the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (USAFMC). This briefing is the fourth event on Capitol Hill this year as part of our efforts to provide balanced views on major issues in U.S.-China relations. This event is supported in part by the J.T. Tai Foundation.
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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Urges Cooperation to Address Targeted Violence Against Asian Americans

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The Committee of 100 Urges Cooperation to Address
Targeted Violence Against Asian Americans 

(New York, NY, Oct. 6, 2016) — The Committee of 100 (C100) urges Asian American leaders to work with African American and other ethnic group leaders, as well as law enforcement, to address targeted violence against Asian Americans. A rap song “Meet the Flockers” by artist YG, released in 2014 but only attracting attention recently, contains an explicit message calling for home invasion burglaries of Chinese perceived to be vulnerable. 
All of us who care about our shared ideals in a diverse democracy should condemn this suggestion of criminal violence, regardless of who is the perpetrator and who is the victim. The targeting of a specific ethnic minority group, however, is egregious. Recently, there have been numerous confirmed reports of Asian Americans, especially immigrants, being singled out by race as robbery targets, whether on the street, while shopping, or in their homes. These are hate crimes and should be recognized as such.

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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 between Yingyi Qian, Dean of Tsinghua University School of Economics in Beijing and Nicholas Lardy, Senior Fellow of the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C. Read more ›

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Committee of 100 Expresses Anger About Fox News ‘Watters World’s Segment on Chinatown

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Committee of 100 Expresses Anger About Fox News
‘Watters World’ segment on Chinatown

(New York, NY, Oct. 5, 2016) — Committee of 100 (C100) expresses anger about the Fox Television O’Reilly Factor feature entitled ‘Watters’ World: Chinatown edition’, broadcast on the evening of October 3. It was crudely racist. The individuals who were depicted appear to have been taken advantage of. C100 seeks to hear from the Chinatown residents who were shown on the program, who may have legal recourse against the producers.

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EVENT: Ambassador Liu Jian Hosted Dinner for Frank H. Wu, Ming Hsieh, and Holly Chang in His Los Angeles Residence | August 15, 2016

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On August 15, 2016, Committee of 100 Chairman Frank H. Wu, Board Member Ming Hsieh, and Executive Director Holly Chang met with Ambassador Liu Jian and Madam Chen Xiaoling at their residence in Los Angeles.

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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 Damage.” In May 2015, Professor Xiaoxing Xi was arrested and charged by the U.S. government for passing sensitive technology secrets to China. His home was raided by the FBI and he was widely labeled a spy, but months later all charges against him were dropped without explanation. The government did not understand the science in their case and had misconstrued Professor Xi’s academic work.

His case is the latest in a spate of wrongful prosecutions of Chinese American scientists for economic espionage. Come hear Professor Xi tell his story, and learn more about how you can protect yourself if you are unjustly targeted by law enforcement. He will be joined by C-100 members Brian Sun and Stewart Kwoh in Los Angeles, Dr. Hatem Bazian of UC-Berkeley, Ameena Qazi of National Lawyers Guild, Donald K. Tamaki of Minami Tamaki LLP and many others.

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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 perspective of what Chinese immigration to the West Coast was like when the station was running in the early 1900’s.

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Calls for Calm, Cooperation, and Negotiations Surrounding Events in the South China Sea

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Committee of 100 Calls for Calm, Cooperation, and Negotiations
Surrounding Events in the South China Sea

(New York, NY, July 20, 2016) — The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled last week on the dispute between China and the Philippines in the South China Sea. China has rejected the tribunal’s assertion of jurisdiction. The United States has sent its highest-ranking naval admiral to China for talks. China and the United States have conducted naval exercises in the region. They have elevated activities.
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EVENT: Ban Ki-moon Keynotes Committee of 100 Global Chinese Philanthropy Symposium at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, Beijing | July 8, 2016

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On July 8, 2016, the Committee of 100 hosted a high level Global Chinese Philanthropy Symposium in Beijing convening one hundred leading Chinese philanthropists from across Greater China.
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PHOTOS: Ban Ki-moon Keynotes Committee of 100 Global Chinese Philanthropy Symposium in Beijing | July 8, 2016

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On July 8, 2016, the Committee of 100 hosted a high level Global Chinese Philanthropy Symposium in Beijing convening one hundred leading Chinese philanthropists across Greater China in honor of His Excellency United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The following are photo highlights of the event.

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TRANSCRIPT: Remarks by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the Committee of 100 Global Chinese Philanthropy Symposium in Beijing | July 8, 2016 (includes Chinese translation)

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On July 8, 2016, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed 100 Chinese philanthropists at the Committee of 100 Global Chinese Philanthropy Symposium, held in Beijing at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse. The following is a transcript of his speech.

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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 Capitol Hill Briefing on “Defiant North Korea: An Urgent Need for Sino-American Cooperation?” | Jun 22, 2016

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On the morning of June 22, the Committee of 100 hosted an invite-only breakfast at the U.S. Capitol on “Defiant North Korea: An Urgent Need for Sino-American Cooperation?”, in partnership with the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (USAFMC). This briefing is the third event on Capitol Hill this year as part of our efforts to provide balanced views on major issues in U.S.-China relations. This event is supported in part by the J.T. Tai Foundation.  Read more ›

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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 private dinner in San Francisco at the St. Regis Hotel. The dinner included a briefing by Chief Secretary Lam on the current economic situation in Hong Kong and the government’s efforts to improve the local economy.

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Commends CBS News and “60 Minutes” for Shining Spotlight on Wrongful Prosecutions of Chinese Americans

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Committee of 100 Commends CBS News and “60 Minutes” for Shining
Spotlight on Wrongful Prosecutions of Chinese Americans
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(New York, NY, May 16, 2016) — The Committee of 100 (C-100) commends CBS News and its “60 Minutes” episode Collateral Damage (aired Sunday May 15), for bringing the public’s attention to the situation of innocent Chinese Americans being falsely accused of economic espionage-related crimes and the personal and professional harm they suffered as a result.
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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 members Kenneth Fong, George Koo, Mei-Wei Cheng, Ambassador Linda Tsao-Yang. and other special guests.

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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 members the opportunity to meet Les and spend time with each other in a casual setting.

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EVENT: C-100 2016 Annual Conference | April 16-17, 2016

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On April 16-17, Committee of 100 hosted its 2016 Annual Conference in Los Angeles. Over 500 leaders in business, entertainment, government, academia, and the media participated in the premier conference on U.S.-China relations and Chinese-American advancement. Read more ›

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Commends U.S. Justice Department for Greater Oversight on National Security Cases| April 28, 2016

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Committee of 100 Commends U.S. Justice Department for Greater Oversight on National Security Cases

(New York, NY, April 28, 2016) — The Committee of 100 (C-100) commends the United States Justice Department for its recent policy change to reduce the risk of racial profiling, specifically of Chinese Americans working as scientists and in technical fields. The reform, which will introduce greater oversight into cases concerning national security, and prosecutions of alleged espionage, even if the technical charges do not name the crime as espionage, is much needed.
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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Names Frank H. Wu as Chairman. | April 20, 2016

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Committee of 100 Names Frank H. Wu as Chairman

Incoming chairman is Distinguished Professor at University of California Hastings College of Law; looks forward to bridge-building opportunities within Chinese American community

New York, NY, April 21, 2016 – The Committee of 100, a non-profit organization of prominent Chinese American leaders in business, government, academia, entertainment and the arts, named Frank H. Wu as Chairman on Sunday, April 17, 2016.

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 to Address Current State of U.S.-China Relations; Issues Impacting Chinese-Americans. | April 16, 2016

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Committee of 100 to Address Current State of U.S.-China Relations; Issues Impacting Chinese-Americans

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Beverly Hills, Calif., April 15, 2016 – The Committee of 100, a non-profit organization of prominent Chinese Americans leaders from politics, business, media and entertainment and academia, will be addressing critical issues in U.S.-China relations at its 25th Annual Conference in Beverly Hills, California. The conference will take place at the Beverly Wilshire Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17.

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Releases 2016 U.S.-China Public Perceptions Snapshot Survey

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Committee of 100 Releases 2016 U.S.-China Public Perceptions Snapshot Survey

 Survey finds that rising levels of distrust threaten to undermine the U.S.-China relationship

Beverly Hills, CA, April 13, 2016 – A new survey conducted by the Committee of 100 (C-100) – a non-profit organization of prominent Chinese American leaders from politics, business, media and entertainment, and academia underscores that Americans view cooperation between the two countries as critical and recognize the benefits of increased trade and investment. Americans are, however, skeptical of China’s economic, military, and political intentions.

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EVENT: C-100 Capitol Hill Briefing on China’s One Belt One Road Initiative and What It Means for US-China Relations | Mar 30, 2016

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On the morning of March 30, the Committee of 100 hosted an invite-only breakfast at the U.S. Capitol building on “China’s One Belt One Road Initiative: What It Means for US-China Relations”, in partnership with the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (USAFMC), US-Asia Institute, and the China United State Exchange Foundation.

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Committee of 100 Submits Statement to DHS Regarding Privacy Act | March 24, 2016

Today, the Committee of 100 submitted a statement to the Department of Homeland Security regarding the proposed changes to the Privacy Act. The Committee of 100 supports the Department of Homeland Security in its vigilance regarding national security. However, C100 believes that the recent proposed regulations must be called into question, as they would may infringe upon the rights of citizens. 

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