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Thai Congressional Fellow on the Hill

Thai Congressional Fellow on the Hill

This year, Thai diplomat Surat Suwannikkha joined the Washington, D.C., staff of Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.). Mr. Suwannikkha, who speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, and English, is a mid-career diplomat on leave from Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign...

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The Gender Dimensions of a Changing Climate

The Gender Dimensions of a Changing Climate

The biennial conference of the Women’s Funding Network, which took place in San Francisco September 11–13, provided an opportunity for The Asia Foundation to convene the panel “Gender and Climate Justice: Lessons from Asia and the Pacific.” The...

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Morning in Hanoi

Morning in Hanoi

One of the oldest cities in Southeast Asia, Hanoi is fast becoming a leading economic center as well as an important supplier of textiles and technology. The city’s recent growth is a mixed blessing for residents. On the one hand, there is a...

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The Gender Lab Boys Program

The Gender Lab Boys Program

From 2018 to 2019, 2,500 boys from 61 schools in Mumbai, Indore, and Delhi, India, took a journey to redefine masculinity and stand up to gender-based violence. The Gender Lab Boys Program is the brainchild of cofounders Akshat Singhal and Ayushi...

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Promoting Open Data in Nepal’s Private Sector

Promoting Open Data in Nepal’s Private Sector

The rapid growth, in our era, of data-driven decision-making offers both a challenge and an opportunity for businesses at every level in Nepal. As government agencies, research institutes, and the private sector apply new quantitative tools and the...

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