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List Thumb A Code for Vote: Indonesia On March 8 and 9, 2014 The Asia Foundation supported its partner, the election advocacy organization Perludem, as it held a hackathon to promote the development of mobile apps. Employing Perludem's API Pemilu, developers...

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List Thumb A Access to Trade and Growth of Women's SMEs in APEC Developing Economies To find out what is holding back women entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia, The Asia Foundation, The Department of State, and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation present the new study: Access to Trade and Growth of Women's...

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List Thumb A Barriers to Women in Business The UN estimates that the Asia-Pacific economy would earn $89 billion every year if women were able to achieve their full economic potential. Economically empowering women builds better educated, healthier families, stronger...

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List Thumb A The Asia Foundation's Environment Programs The Asia Foundation's Environment programs support Asian initiatives to ensure the sustainability of the natural environment and resources as fundamental to Asia's development and future well-being. The Asia Foundation works...

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List Thumb A Books for Asia Celebrates International Literacy Day 2012 The Asia Foundation marked International Literacy Day with story writing contests, teacher training workshops, book donations, and more in 12 countries. The events took place in capital cities as well as some of the most...

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List Thumb A The Lotus Circle 2012 The Lotus Circle is a community of committed individuals working together to empower girls and women across Asia through The Asia Foundation's Women's Empowerment Program. For more than half a century, The Asia Foundation has...

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List Thumb A Books for Asia Event Honors Publishers and Supporters in New York On March 29, 2012, The Asia Foundation's Books for Asia honored its partners at The Power of a Book reception in New York. Publishers, donors, Asian government representatives, and executives from the philanthropy, education,...

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List Thumb A Advancing Women in Asia The phrase "gender equality as smart economics" has become the mantra of such women leaders as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet. While some of Asia's economies are booming,...

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List Thumb A The Asia Foundation in Indonesia For nearly six decades, The Asia Foundation has worked with Indonesian partners to help consolidate democracy, strengthen civil society, promote economic growth, and improve government services in Indonesia. The Foundation and...

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List Thumb A Educating Indonesia's Poorest To mark Indonesia's National Literacy Day on October 21, The Asia Foundation's Books for Asia program distributed 3,250 books to almost 50 Community Learning Centers across Jakarta. Located in low-income neighborhoods, these...

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List Thumb A Innovations in Strengthening Local Economic Governance in Asia On May 25, 2011, The Asia Foundation released a new book: Innovations in Strengthening Local Economic Governance in Asia. The Asia Foundation's approach to economic reform in Asia utilizes a range of distinctive strategies,...

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List Thumb A Election Watch: Voters Take to the Polls in Indonesia In 2010, an estimated 70 million Indonesians voted in more than 250 local elections being held across the archipelago. For only the second time in the nation's democratic history, citizens voted on a rolling basis for...

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List Thumb A Asia's Fragile Corners Conflict and fragile governance present enormous challenges for development and security in Asia. In places where violence is widespread and government ceases to function, the pace of development falls dramatically and...

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List Thumb A Empowering the Women of Asia In recent decades, Asia has experienced transformative economic growth and reform, and women have made significant advances in gender equity, political participation, and personal security. The Philippines ranks 9th among...

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List Thumb A Economic Governance Index The Asia Foundation surveys local government regulations across a single country, and assesses their impact on local business growth.

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List Thumb A Islam, Elections, and Politics in Indonesia Dr. Robin Bush, The Asia Foundation's Country Representative in Indonesia, discusses the recent election results in Indonesia, broader trends within Islam in Indonesia, and how The Asia Foundation works with Muslim...

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List Thumb A Indonesia in Focus: Music and Dance Sights and sounds of Javanese and Balinese gamelan ensembles, including shadow puppetry from Salatiga, Central Java, and the Topeng Tua masked dance from Bali.

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List Thumb A Community Oriented Policing in Indonesia Working with local partners, The Asia Foundation's Community-Oriented Policing Program (COP) aims to improve public security by promoting dialogue between police and citizens. When the police better understand citizens' needs...

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