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November 16, 2012

Stanford scholars discuss Asia-Pacific policy during Obama's second term

Mention of Sarah Bhatia via Stanford Report

Fresh off his re-election victory, Barack Obama – the "Pacific President" – will become the first president to visit Myanmar and Cambodia when he travels to the Southeast Asian countries this month. The trip highlights the region's importance to the United States and signals that Obama's second term will significantly focus on Asian trade, security and governance issues. Read more »


April 3, 2012

FSI fellow addresses China education gap

Mention of Scott Rozelle via The Stanford Daily

While 80 percent of urban Chinese students have Internet access, only two percent of their rural counterparts have the same privileges. Rozelle argues that the vast gap could result in a “lost generation” of children from rural backgrounds denied the skills to work in a modern economy, derailing China’s rapid economic growth. Read more »


March 14, 2012

Global Insider: Resource-Hungry South Korea Turns to Green Diplomacy

Mention of Jae-Seung Lee via World Politics Review (subscription required)

In an email interview, Jae-Seung Lee, a visiting scholar at Stanford University's Korea Studies Program and a professor at Korea University, discussed South Korea's energy security. WPR: What is the breakdown of South Korea's energy consumption, ... Read more »


January 19, 2012

The Way China Copes With Its Economic Challenges Will Have an Impact on Us All

Mention of Thomas Fingar via Jakarta Globe

Thomas Fingar: "For the past two decades China has been a poster child of successful globalization, integrating with the world and in the process lifting millions of citizens out of poverty. But China’s integration into the world economy and global trends drive and constrain Beijing’s ability to manage growing social, economic and political challenges." Read more »


December 1, 2011

Former aid official says N. Korean children suffer from poor diet

Mention of Katharina Zellweger via Yonhap News

Katharina Zellweger, who led the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development in Pyongyang for five years until September, said North Korean children need a balanced diet, though the public rationing system has been very up and down. Read more »


November 23, 2011

Better school lunches – in China

Mention of Scott Rozelle via Scope (blog)

In a series of studies, economist Scott Rozelle’s research team found that nearly 40 percent of Chinese primary-school children suffered iron-deficiency anemia. After assessing Rozelle’s work, the Chinese government has pledged to make elementary and middle-school lunches more nutritious. Read more »


November 22, 2011

America pivots toward ASEAN

Mention of Donald Emmerson via Asia Times Online

Don Emmerson: "To the sounds of a gamelan orchestra, white-dressed Balinese pay ritual homage to Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of knowledge and learning. The timing is apt as over a thousand journalists and others try to ... Read more »


November 18, 2011

US, China role play for ASEAN

Mention of Donald Emmerson via Asia Times Online

Don Emmerson: "Southeast Asian policymakers looking north to the Asian mainland and east across the Pacific Ocean see two major, different, and complementary assets to their region: China's biggest-in-the-world economy and America's best-in-the-world military." Read more »


October 11, 2011

US Assisted Living Model To Be Tried In China

Mention of Karen Eggleston via NPR

LUNA: Karen Eggleston is a health economist and director of the Asia Health Program at Stanford University. She says other Asian countries, like Japan and South Korea, have grappled with these issues. But this is new for China, so there is a burgeoning ... Read more »


October 7, 2011

Japan in a Post 3/11 World

Mention of Daniel Sneider via Asia Sentinel

Daniel Sneider: After a triple crisis, Japan’s politics are in gridlock over nuclear power Read more »




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