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Asia Foundation’s Steven Rood Speaks on Mindanao at Filipino American International Book Festival

September 28, 2011

On October 1-2, The Asia Foundation will participate in the Filipino American International Book Festival (FilBookFest) in San Francisco, the largest gathering of authors of Filipino heritage from around the world. Philippines expert and country representative for the Philippines, Dr. Steven Rood, will speak…

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Asia Foundation Hosts Ambassador Teresita C. Schaffer to Speak on U.S.-Pakistan Relations

September 21, 2011

On Monday, September 26, The Asia Foundation will host preeminent South Asia expert, former U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka, and former deputy assistant secretary of state for South Asian affairs Teresita C. Schaffer for a conversation on the topic of her new book, How Pakistan Negotiates with the United States

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EVENT: Asia Foundation Hosts Australia’s Foreign Minister Kevin M. Rudd

September 14, 2011

On September 15, The Asia Foundation will host the Honorable Kevin M. Rudd, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs for a private talk and reception following his Australia-United States Ministerial (AUSMIN) meetings in San Francisco.

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Welcome to the New ‘In Asia’

January 26, 2011

Today, we welcome readers to the first edition of In Asia’s new layout.

Since launching in early 2007, The Asia Foundation’s In Asia blog has served as a respectful source for on-the-ground perspectives on current events and issues shaping Asia and the world of development and international affairs. Drawing on first-hand insight from over 70 renowned experts in over 20 countries and guest contributions from leading policy-makers and global thinkers, In Asia will continue to guide you to and through the most critical issues facing the region – from the environment, elections, and conflict to development trends, economic challenges, and governance concerns.

The bulk of the site’s new features can be found on every page, in the left and right sidebars. Stay connected with our bloggers through In Asia‘s new “Featured” section, and check back for regular highlights on Foundation-produced surveys and publications that influence policy making and analysis. Take a look at our rotating cutting-edge videos and slideshows that provide in-country reporting about The Asia Foundation’s work and key development issues. Learn what other experts are saying through “What We’re Reading,” or check out our live Twitter feed with daily links to insightful analysis, stories, and breaking news. And take advantage of the “Related Posts” area, which provides a variety of relevant archived content on each post page.

Thanks for your continued readership and we hope you enjoy In Asia‘s new layout. For questions or comments, email Alma Freeman:
afreeman@asiafound.org.

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Event in Makati City: Asian Foreign Observers Arrive for ARRM Elections

July 30, 2008

Who: The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) was established in 1997, as Asia’s first regional network of civil society organizations. It strives to promote and support democratization at national and regional levels in Asia. What: Twenty-two COMELEC-accredited international election observers from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand, arrive in Manila for […]

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Event in Cotabato City: Forum on Aceh and Mindanao Peace Process

July 30, 2008

Hosted by USAID, The Asia Foundation, and The Institute for Bangsamoro Studies. Where:     Estosan Garden Hotel, Cotabato City, Mindanao, Philippines Phone +63 82 235 0888 What:    The Forum on Aceh and the Mindanao Peace Processes is a venue for comparative learning between the Aceh (Indonesia) and Mindanao peace processes. Specifically, it aims to do […]

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In Singapore: International Workshop on Autonomy and Armed Separatism in South & Southeast Asia

June 18, 2008

Jointly hosted by Asia Research Institute and Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore Supported by The Asia Foundation and the Centre on Asia and Globalisation   Speakers will include:   Steve Rood, The Asia Foundation’s Country Representative in the Philippines & Thomas Parks, The Asia Foundation’s Regional Director for Conflict […]

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Can the Philippines Break Out of its Affliction? Prospects for Democratic Governance, Economic Development, and Philippine-US Relations

April 2, 2008

Hosted by SAIS Southeast Asia Studies Program and The Asia Foundation with generous support from Exxon-Mobil Corporation This one and a half-day conference brings together American and Filipino government officials, scholars, experts, and watchers of Philippine affairs, providing a venue for exchange ideas on the prospects for political reform, economic development, and peace and security […]

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In Washington: Economic Governance Index (EGI) Gauges Doing Business in Asia

March 12, 2008

San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Berkeley, CA – March 26, 2008 Palo Alto, CA – March 27, 2008 San Francisco, CA – March 28, 2008 Washington, D.C. – April 1, 2008 The Asia Foundation has pioneered a tool called the local “Economic Governance Index” (EGI) as a way to measure business-friendliness of local governments in […]

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In San Francisco: Economic Governance Index (EGI) Gauges Doing Business in Asia

March 12, 2008

San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Berkeley, CA – March 26, 2008 Palo Alto, CA – March 27, 2008 San Francisco, CA – March 28, 2008 Washington, D.C. – April 1, 2008 The Asia Foundation has pioneered a tool called the local “Economic Governance Index” (EGI) as a way to measure business-friendliness of local governments in […]

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