Asia News

Frequent CEF Author and Speaker Awarded Marine Fellowship

Mar 06, 2009
MARCH 2009 - Wen Bo From Pacific Environment Chosen as Pew Distinguished Marine Conservation Fellowship

New Kids on the Bloc: Chinese Oil and Mining Companies Go Global

Mar 03, 2009
Chinese companies are an increasing presence in oil and mining ventures around the world. Examining the changing nature of Chinese oil and mining activities abroad, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Jill Shankleman presented the findings of her upcoming report.

Responding to Civilian Suffering in Afghanistan

Feb 20, 2009
The UN reports that 2,118 civilians were killed in Afghanistan last year–the most since the end of Taliban rule in 2001. Erica Gaston, fellow at the Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC), explains how Afghan civilians can best be helped.

CEF Meeting Featured on EarthNews

Feb 13, 2009
FEBRUARY 2009 - CEF meeting on climate change in the Himalayas featured on EarthNews

More Troops Alone Won't Help Afghanistan

Feb 12, 2009
On his second day in office, President Barack Obama appointed Ambassador Holbrooke as his special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, and a decision to send about thirty thousand more troops to Afghanistan appears imminent. The question arises whether this increase would help stabilize Afghanistan, and if not, what else is required?

Wilson Center Awards Japan Scholarship to Isao Miyaoka

Jan 09, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars appointed Associate Professor Isao Miyaoka as the Wilson Center's new Japan Scholar. Professor Miyaoka will spend two months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in February 2009, carrying out a research project on the U.S.-Japan alliance and its evolution from an expedient alliance to a robust security community.

CEF Director Quoted on China's Clean Energy

Jan 08, 2009
JANUARY 2009 - UPI Energy quotes CEF director on China's significant advances towards cleaner energy

2 New Water Research Briefs Posted

Jan 05, 2009
JANUARY 2009 - Prospects of biogas and the new water law, two outside authors write on legal and technical solutions to China's water crisis.

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