Asia Special Report No. 98
Wilson Center, Fellowship Fund for Pakistan Join Forces to Expand Study of Pakistan in Washington, D.C.
In a ceremony at the Wilson Center, the Honorable Lee H. Hamilton, president and director of the Wilson Center, and Munawar Z. Noorani, Fellowship Fund for Pakistan chairman, signed an agreement that lays the foundation for a greatly expanded focus by the Center on Pakistan, Pakistan’s economy, and U.S. - Pakistani relations.Apply for the Fellowship
The December 2013 purge and execution of Jang Song Thaek, who was often described as the No. 2 in North Korea, came four months after the ruling Korean Worker’s Party announced that the Ten Points of the Monolithic Ideological System, the basic tenets of the unitary leadership system in North Korea, had been updated for the new leader, Kim Jong Un.
The Asia Program is currently recruiting for a Program Associate with responsibility for planning and developing conferences and seminars primarily related to Japan and Northeast Asia. For More information please see the full PDF job announcement. Please note the application deadline for this announcement has been extended until May 18, 2012.
Can working in China make you sick? Japanese electronics giant Panasonic certainly thinks so. It’s prepared to pay its expatriates for sacrificing their health to do business in the country. But this move could backfire, writes Shihoko Goto.
Asia Program Distinguished Fellow K.V. Kesavan published a piece on Japan’s new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
In the first of a two-part op-ed series in Pakistan's Daily Times newspaper, Sabiha Mansoor called for the adoption of a more innovative approach to improving higher education in Pakistan. Click here to read the op-ed.
This paper was presented at "Partnership in the Pacific: U.S.-Australia Cooperation and Asia," June 1, 2005, sponsored by the Asia Program.