Asia News

Wilson Center appoints Maleeha Lodhi as Public Policy Scholar

Sep 04, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, in collaboration with the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan (FFFP), a charitable trust based in Karachi, announced the appointment of Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi as a Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar.

New NKIDP Working Paper: Juche and North Korea's Global Aspirations, by Charles K. Armstrong

Sep 04, 2009
NKIDP is pleased to announce the publication of Working Paper No. 1, Juche and North Korea's Global Aspirations, by Charles K. Armstrong.

New CEF Environmental Health Research Briefs Posted

Sep 02, 2009
AUGUST 2009- Three new research briefs regarding energy in China have been posted. The topics are smart grid, electric cars, and green building and they are all available online.

New CEF Brief on China's Open Government Information Measures

Aug 31, 2009
August 2009- A new research brief on the implementation and state of China's Open Government Information regulations on their one year anniversary is now available online.

China Cracks Down on Foreign Funded NGOs

Aug 13, 2009
August 2009- Chinese NGOs that rely on financial aids from overseas are being targeted by the government.

Dr. Turner Talks US-China Cooperation on Energy and Environmental Sustainability at China Town Hall

Aug 12, 2009
Dr. Jennifer Turner, director of China Environment Forum, talked about U.S.-China cooperation on energy and environmental sustainability at a 2009 China Town Hall at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn.

Dr.Turner Talks U.S.-China Cooperation on Energy and Environmental Sustainability

Aug 12, 2009
Dr. Jennifer Turner, director of China Environment Forum, talked about U.S.-China cooperation on energy and environmental sustainability at a 2009 China Town Hall at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn.

CEF Research Brief Cited in Earth911 Article

Aug 10, 2009
AUGUST 2009- A 2007 CEF Research Brief is referenced in an Earth911 article about waste management in China.

Afghanistan and Pakistan: Conflict and Resistance to Modernity

Aug 05, 2009
Afghanistan has been beset by violent conflict for decades, and this strife has had a major impact in neighboring Pakistan, a troubled state in its own right. Pakistan Scholar Riaz Mohammad Khan chronicles the effects of the Afghan conflict on Pakistan, emphasizing its toll on political, economic, and societal development.

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