Society is America's leading nonprofit, non-partisan educational
organization dedicated for almost 50 years to forging closer links
between Americans, Asians and Asian Americans. The Society presents
a wide range of programs including art exhibitions, conferences, workshops,
seminars, lectures, films, publications and performances throughout
the U.S. and Asia. The Asia Society's Business Programs department
organizes conferences, meetings, study missions and seminars which
provide a leading forum for executives to meet the policy makers and
business leaders who shape the Asia-Pacific business environment.
These programs cover key economic and political developments in Asia,
as well as the issues defining the climate of U.S.-Asia relations.
The Society's headquarters is in New York City with regional centers
in Hong Kong, Texas, California, Washington, D.C. and Melbourne, Australia
and representative offices in San Francisco, Shanghai and Manila.
The Asia Society's expanding family of websites include: www.asiasociety.org
for information about the Society; www.askasia.org,
a comprehensive website for K-12 Asian and Asian American studies;
the Society's online service that is a gateway to the most up-to-date,
reliable and valuable information and news on everything to do with
Jones & Company publishes the world's most vital business
and financial news and information, including comprehensive business
and financial news on Asia for customers in Asia. In addition to
The Asian Wall Street Journal, The Wall Street Journal, and The
Wall Street Journal Online at WSJ.com, Dow Jones also publishes
The Far Eastern Economic Review, Asia's leading magazine of business.
Its electronic publishing businesses include not only WSJ.com but
also Dow Jones Newswires and Factiva, a joint venture of Dow Jones
and Reuters serving the corporate desktop market. Dow Jones also
is 50% owner of CNBC Asia, Asia's only 24 hours business news channel,
based in Singapore. The company has more than 280 reporters and
editors based in 19 business centers throughout Asia, the largest
Asia based news gathering staff of any global media company.