Asia News

Pakistan: Meeting Energy, Fiscal Needs

Sep 01, 2006
While in many respects a troubled country, Pakistan in recent years has experienced robust economic growth. Panelists at a recent Asia Program conference, however, speculated that underlying fiscal problems might be jeopardizing that growth.

CEF Coordinator Quoted in Story on Songhua River Pollution Angering Russian Officials

Jul 23, 2006
JULY 2006--In an interview with Radio Free Asia, Jennifer Turner comments on complaints by Russian Officials on the continued pollution flowing into the Amur River from China.

China Daily interviews CEF Coordinator Regarding Launch of China's First Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Fund

Jul 23, 2006
JULY 2006--Jennifer Turner comments on the potential strengths and weaknesses of the newly launched Sustainable Growth Equity Fund in China.

Tom Ashbrook from WBUR's On Point Interviews CEF Coordinator on China's Car Craze

Jul 07, 2006
JULY 2006--An Examination of China's Booming Car Industry and its Environmental Impact on the World

CEF Coordinator Jennifer Turner Discusses China's Timber Hunger in a VOA Story on Global Deforestation

Jun 12, 2006
JUNE 2006--Jennifer Turner Highlights the Influence of Deforestation on Biodiversity

National Geographic Interviews CEF Coordinator Jennifer Turner on Three Gorges Dam

Jun 09, 2006
JUNE 2006--Article Addresses Influence of Siltation on Dam's Life Span

Perspectives on Monetary Policy Developments in Pakistan

May 11, 2006
On April 24, 2006, the Asia Program hosted Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, governor of the State Bank of Pakistan. Dr. Akhtar assumed her present position in January 2006, following a distinguished career with the Asian Development Bank. Read the text of Governor Akhtar's Wilson Center address.

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