Posts By Anna Bantug-Herrera
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.
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…
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…