Asia News

China Exim Bank Publicly Discloses Environmental Policy

May 10, 2007
MAY 2007 - China Export Import Bank, featured in CEF's March meeting, releases their environmental policy to the internet

New Report Finds Only 2 of China's 10 Most Important Banks Have Public Environmental Policies

May 09, 2007
MAY 2007 - Report released by Friends of the Earth and BankTrack analyzes the greening efforts of China's banks

CEF Welcomes New Policy Scholar

May 07, 2007
MAY 2007 - Zhang Jialing, from SEPA's Division of Solid Waste and Toxic Chemical Management, will be working with CEF for 6 weeks

Indoor Air Pollution Responsible for 394,200 Deaths a Year in China

May 03, 2007
MAY 2007 - WHO releases first National Burden of Disease report on indoor air pollution

'Landmark' Regulation on Environmental Information Disclosure in China

Apr 30, 2007
APRIL 2007 - Premier Wen Jiaobao signs China's first information disclosure regulation

First Pearl River Air Quality Check Conducted by Civic Exchange

Apr 25, 2007
APRIL 2007 - Civic Exchange, led by February CEF speaker Christine Loh, publishes 2006 Air Quality Report

CEF's Coordinator Quoted on China's Growing Illegal Timber Exports

Apr 23, 2007
APRIL 2007 - CEF's Coordinator Jennifer Turner Quoted in VOA Story on China's Growing Illegal Timber Exports

New Environmental Health Project Fact Sheet

Apr 19, 2007
APRIL 2007 - "Highlights of Water Pollution Control Laws and Regulations in China," written by CEF's intern Yang Yang, is on the web

Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization in India

Apr 17, 2007
On April 13, 2007, Franklin Lavin, the U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, delivered an address at the conference "Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization in India," jointly sponsored by the Wilson Center and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce. Read the transcript of Under Secretary Lavin's remarks

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