ASIA-PACIFIC FORUM: "Asia Today" series. Learn about past and contemporary Asian development regarding social, economic and political factors. Last session, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday:
Malaysia: University of Hawaii-Manoa, Campus Center Room 220. Free for Hawaii residents. For reservations, call 942-8553.
SOUTHEAST ASIA LECTURE: "Managing for Success: Japanese and U.S. Corporate Strategies in Southeast Asia" by Schon Beechler of Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. 11:30 a.m. May 8, Tokai University. Cost: $20 for Japan-America Society members, $22 for nonmembers. Reservation deadline: next Monday. Call 524-4450.
ASIAN-AMERICAN LECTURES: "The Los Angeles Riot and the 'Black-Korean Conflict,'" by John Lie of the University of Illinois. "Situating Asian Americans in Current Debates on Racial Politics," by Michael Omi of the University of California at Berkeley. 12:30-2 p.m. next Monday, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Student Services Center 412. Call 956-8885.