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Social Media: Asia/Pacific: East/Pacific

31-60 Social Media articles displayed
for the Asia/Pacific/East/Pacific Region

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Burma and Lonely Planet Guide
While crimes against humanity continue in Burma, the international community still lacks of proactive stance against the regime. By Nikolaj Nielsen (Foreign Policy Association 09/11/09) Read More...


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Burma: Surge in Political Prisoners
The military government in Burma has been increasing the number of political prisoners since 2007. (Human Rights Watch, 09/15/09) Read More...


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Cross-Strait Relations Improve
Taiwan and China have made impressive progress over the last year improving relations in the political and economic arenas, but China’s has continued to procure and deploy equipment that puts Taiwan a... Read More...


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Dangerous Prize
Nobel victories haven't protected past peace-prize winners like Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi. In many cases they've only made the repression they face worse. By Ronald R. Krebs (Foreign Policy, 07/30/2009... Read More...


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Xinjiang's Troubled History
The bloody events of mid-July in the Chinese province of Xinjiang, in which hundreds of people lost their lives, have their roots in a clash of cultures that is at least 1,400 years old. By Mark O'Nei... Read More...


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China Needs to Invest in Itself
China should reexamine how it uses its reserves and should increase domestic spending, writes Robert Tenorio (Asia Chronicle, 07/23/2009) Read More...


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Can China Keep Growing?
Discusses how China has reacted to the global financial crisis, how it fits into the global economy and if it will allow China to continue growing. Read More...


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Think Again: Asia's Rise
Minxin Pei refutes the myth about the dawn of an Asian Age by highlighting political, environmetal, and ideological problems facing emerging Asian powers. (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, ... Read More...


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China’s Ethnic Fault Lines
In the wake of recent ethnic riots, China's hope for a “harmonious” society is under threat from cultural and linguistic divisions that are deeply rooted in her historical past. By Dru C. Gladney (Wa... Read More...


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China's Stock Market: A Marriage of Capitalism and Socialism.
An investigation of the growth of China's stock market despite a number of institutions commonly considered to adversely affect market growth. (Cato Institute, Fall 2006) Read More...


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North Korea's Other Crisis: An Economy in Tatters
An article detailing the economic crisis in North Korea, which is a result of further economic centralization of the economy, during what appears to be a wave of retrograde policies. (Time, 06/30/200... Read More...


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North Korea: Getting Back to Talks
Finding a way to resume talks on ending the nuclear program may appear to reward Pyongyang’s bad behaviour, but diplomacy is still the least bad option. (Crisis Group, 06/18/2009) Read More...


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Don’t Make It Worse
In response to North Korea’s nuclear tests, calls for switching to a military track should be resisted. The art of politics is not to turn a problem into a threat and a threat into an armed conflict. ... Read More...


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North Korea’s Nuclear Tantrum
North Korea’s decision to conduct another nuclear test is a new chapter in leader Kim Jong Il’s fight for recognition, writes Shim Jae Hoon. (Yale Global, 05/28/2009) Read More...


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China’s Final Frontier
The remote, rebellious western provinces of Tibet and Xinjiang are China’s poorest, but they hold vast natural wealth which Beijing is determined to control. By Parag Khanna (Prospect, June 2009) Read More...


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Will China Save the World from Depression?
China's stimulus package is not likely to bail out either the Chinese peasants or the global economy, says Walden Bello. (Foreign Policy In Focus, 05/19/2009) Read More...


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A Year After Nargis
Despite the fact that a full year has passed since the disaster, relief from international agencies, originally blocked by the junta, remains sporadic, paltry and tragically late, writes Nava Thakuria... Read More...


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TIBET: A Case for Quiet Diplomacy
The record of the Dalai Lama’s talks with Jawaharlal Nehru when they first met after he left Tibet yields conclusions that are still relevant. (Frontline, 04/24/2009) Read More...


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Public Relations, North Korean Style
North Korea's launch of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) over the weekend was a political success for the Kim Jong-Il regime on a series of levels, writes Patrick deGategno (New Atlanticist, ... Read More...


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Is China the New America?
The Great Depression made the United States the world's unquestioned financial leader. The current crisis can do the same for China. By Harold James. (Foreign Policy, March 2009) Read More...


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ADB Loan to Build Future for Struggling City in Viet Nam
ADB decided to provide loan with Vietnam. This is aimed at the alleviation of overpopulation of metropolitan-cities in Vietnam. Will this work? (ADB, 03/10/2009) Read More...


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ADB to Host Forum on Impact of Financial Crisis on Asia
Global recession hit Asian countries as well. Asian Development Bank will host Forum to discuss the methods to recover from this situsion. Many countries' high officials come and discuss. (ADB, 03/07/... Read More...


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Linking Indonesia’s Small Farmers to the Global Supply Chain
The Australian and Indonesian Governments and IFC are working together to help small farmers in Indonesia improve their income by linking them to the global supply chain. (IFC, 03/12/2009) Read More...


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Pakistan's All-Weather Friend
China offers investment, aid and expressions of brotherly love to its neighbor and Cold War-era ally. By Shahan Mufti. (Global Post, 02/18/2009) Read More...


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Help Philippines Save $100 Million Yearly Fuel Cost by Using Energy-Efficient Lights
Asian Development Bank provides $100 Million yearly to Philippines. This is for the latest technology lights development. This kind of support not only will enhance economic growth of the country but ... Read More...


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Burma/Myanmar After Nargis
The international community should build on the unprecedented cooperation between the Myanmar government and humanitarian agencies following cyclone Nargis and reverse longstanding, counterproductive ... Read More...


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Olympic Gamesmanship
China is changing, in many ways for the better, and further change in the right direction is not likely to result from a policy of isolating or sanctioning China, writes Richard Haass. (Project Syndic... Read More...


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Hope Vetoed
The Burmese military's moves to block international aid are no surprise, writes Ben Adams. (Progress Online, 06/02/2008) Read More...


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Melting Asia
China and India are increasingly keen to be seen to be tackling climate change; though it is dirtier, China is making a more convincing show of action. (The Economist, 06/05/2008) Read More...


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Crisis in Burma: Choosing Our Friends
The author describes the recent crackdown by the Burmese government on pro-democracy demonstrators, the refusal of China to seriously pressure the military junta to curb its repression, and the potent... Read More...


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