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CNN U.S. Election Debate: Asia Matters
Date: 26 September 2012 

The American Studies, The School of Modern Languages and Cultures

CNN U.S. Election Debate: Asia Matters

Asia is at the heart of many issues key to the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election. How do the Democrats and Republicans differ on issues relating to Asia and how will the outcome of the November 6 election impact the region? You are invited to attend a special 'CNN U.S. Election Debate' asking Asian representatives of both parties these very questions.


1) CNN Anchor/Correspondent, Kristie Lu Stout
2) Chair, Asia, Republicans Abroad, Ross Feingold
3) Chair, Democrats Abroad Hong Kong, Alex Montgomery

Issues to be addressed in the debate include:

1) Trade relations with the US and China / other Asian countries
2) Asian immigration to the U.S.
3) Impact of policies on the global and specifically Asian economies
4) US relations with Asian nations, including China and North Korea

Date:   Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Time:   2:15pm - 3:30pm
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, HKU 
Language: English

Registration is required at:

Admission is free and on a first-come-first-served basis. 

Doors open at 2:00pm. Doors will close at 2:25pm and the Debate will begin at 2:30pm.

Due to filming restrictions, we are sorry that admittance after 2:30pm will not be possible.


Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Lucilla Cheng by email at

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