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July 16, 2008

Neil McCulloch, Director of Economic Programs for The Asia Foundation in Jakarta, is quoted in Tuesday’s Christian Science Monitor article, “Indonesia’s Answer to Rising Food Prices,” in which he discusses Indonesia’s approach to self-sufficiency in rice.

Doug Bereuter, President of The Asia Foundation, is traveling to Korea to meet with the new president of the Korea Overseas International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) — the grant and technical assistance arm of Korea’s foreign assistance program ” and speak to business leaders on Challenges in US-Asian Relations Awaiting a New American President. He will also meet with Prime Minister Han Sung-soo, U.S. Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, Mr. Nam Yong, CEO of LG Electronics, and the Dean of Korea Development Institute School of Public Policy and Management.

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