Posts By Anna Bantug-Herrera

Notes from the Field

A Platform for Asian Emerging Donors

April 24, 2013

As discussions on the federal budget and sequestration continue here in Washington, D.C., The Asia Foundation’s Washington office sponsored an event
to discuss how various Asian nations are approaching and, in some cases, expanding their development assistance programs.

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Notes from the Field

Small Businesses Drive Vietnam’s Economy, but Remain at Risk to Disasters

October 24, 2012

In the just-released 2012 World Risk Index, which ranks countries based on their level of vulnerability to natural disasters, 12 of the top 20 at-risk countries are in the Asia-Pacific. Vietnam, which every year endures an average of eight to 10 extreme weather events and natural disasters…

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In The News

Aquino’s First Official Washington Visit Reflects “Re-Balance” Toward Asia

June 13, 2012

It’s been a roller-coaster week for the Filipino-American community as they welcomed Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on his first official visit to Washington, D.C., and at the same time, were shocked by boxing champion Manny Pacquiao’s surprising loss

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