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June 25, 1998
The year after Jiang Zemin came to the United States, President Bill Clinton paid a return trip to China for a summit meeting.
November 2, 1998
The first meeting of the Forum convened on November 2-4, 1998, in Beijing. The Forum established a new vehicle for cooperation between government and industry experts of the two nations in the oil and natural gas sectors.
November 11, 1998
The Northeast Asia Cooperation Dialogue (NEACD) is a unique multilateral “track II” forum involving foreign ministry officials, defense ministry officials, military officers, and academics from China, Russia, North and South Korea, Japan, and the United States. NEACD keeps vital lines of communication open in Northeast Asia by providing regularly scheduled meetings in an informal setting, allowing participants to candidly discuss issues of regional security and cooperation.
January 1, 1999
Formed in late 1998, the US-China Legal Cooperation Fund sought to enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of law, in line with commitments announced by Presidents Bill Clinton and Jiang Zemin the year before. Fifteen years later, the Fund is ended after awarding a total of $1.7 million for 125 projects.
July 20, 1999
The second Forum meeting was held July 20-22, 1999, at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University in Houston, Texas. The courtesy extended by the Baker staff as well as the enthusiasm and support of industry and government representatives combined to make the second session a success. More than 130 individuals participated in discussions held during the working two days of the Forum. Representatives from 12 companies combined their talents to deliver presentations on all aspects of the oil and gas industries of both nations.
September 28, 1999
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the People's Republic of China, the Motion Picture Association will present six culturally significant films during the 1999 Chinese Film Festival. The Chinese Film Festival takes place in Los Angeles and New York. The Festival also includes an Oct. 1 evening reception honoring the 50th anniversary of the People's Republic of China in Los Angeles at Twentieth Century Fox and a closing reception at the Asia Society in New York.
December 8, 1999
The Northeast Asia Cooperation Dialogue (NEACD) is a unique multilateral “track II” forum involving foreign ministry officials, defense ministry officials, military officers, and academics from China, Russia, North and South Korea, Japan, and the United States. NEACD keeps vital lines of communication open in Northeast Asia by providing regularly scheduled meetings in an informal setting, allowing participants to candidly discuss issues of regional security and cooperation.
January 1, 2000
Meetings between the Defense Secretary William S. Cohen, other senior Pentagon officials, People's Liberation Army (PLA) Lt. Gen. Xiong Guankai and deputy chief of staff for intelligence, will be the first test of a new law restricting U.S. exchanges with the People's Liberation Army.
January 1, 2000
In March 2006, as part of Yale-China’s American Studies program, the Yale-China Association organized and co-sponsored two workshops in China on the nonprofit sector in the U.S. and China. In Beijing, it partnered with the Institute of Sociology at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences to design a two-day comparative workshop attended by individuals and organizations active in building China’s civil society sector.
November 9, 2000
The Northeast Asia Cooperation Dialogue (NEACD) is a unique multilateral “track II” forum involving foreign ministry officials, defense ministry officials, military officers, and academics from China, Russia, North and South Korea, Japan, and the United States. NEACD keeps vital lines of communication open in Northeast Asia by providing regularly scheduled meetings in an informal setting, allowing participants to candidly discuss issues of regional security and cooperation.

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