Asia News Archive
Non-economic factors, not fiscal policy, are fundamental in explaining the lack of investment in many developing countries, writes Global Fellow Nathan Jensen in the Financial Times.
Four scholars uncover, try out ways of seeing early photographs of region.
In talk at UCLA, former German foreign minister sees no future for 'balance-of-powers' geopolitics, defends European expansion within bounds, urges US not to give up on 'the West.' Fischer calls Iranian nuclear program biggest threat in troubled Middle East.
Human rights lawyer Fabiola Letelier argues that Chile has assembled plenty of facts about Pinochet years, needs to move on to punishment of guilty and reparations for victims. She does not entirely share public 'optimism' about President Michelle Bachelet.
The task force's new campaign comes about three weeks after the UC Board of Regents voted unanimously to divest from nine companies with holdings in Sudan.
Students won unanimous vote by Regents to shed holdings in nine companies doing business with government accused of genocide.
Dr. 'Abdullah' Abdullah notes progress, urges diplomatic solution to dispute between neighboring Iran and the United States.
On Southern Californian trip, Ambassador Roberto Abdenur discusses trade, left-leaning Latin American governments, Brazil's Bolivian investment.
Absence of political strings makes Chinese investment attractive for African governments, says Maryland foreign policy specialist Ernest J. Wilson III.
At UCLA meeting, students argue that action could help bring end to atrocities.
Former President Clinton opens session with plan to make oil revenues benefit region.
Symposium on human trafficking is one of three recent globalization events sponsored by WAC with support from the International Institute. The others were a symposium on globalization and the arts and WAC's activites on World AIDS Day.
Tom Plate's "Pacific Perspectives" is widely syndicated in the U.S. and in Asia
Mexican Finance Minister Francisco Gil Díaz explains how his country has avoided fiscal crises like those that plagued it over three decades.
Former President Clinton Addresses Mideast 'Prosperity' Conference Co-Sponsored by UCLA Burkle Center
Speaking before high-level international delegations in Doha, Qatar, Clinton urges economic diversification in Middle East, advancement of women in workforce.
A Paris researcher says historians of colonial India have been neglecting an important part of history.
A political scientist and Global Fellow studies how multinational corporations make decisions that affect developing countries.
Han's UCLA Regents Lecture is now available via streaming video.
Discussing Schwarzenegger in China...
Students rally outside Regents' meeting at UCLA, say silence on Darfur genocide not an option.
A Global Fellow at the International Institute takes up queries on torture, Abu Ghraib, the adoption of Chinese girls, and success in academia.
Director Karim Ainouz and others discuss filmmaking and the state of the industry in Brazil.
The U.S. ambassador to Benin discusses the U.S. agenda, the Beninese ethos, and the trials of his vocation.
UCLA professor Sanjay Subrahmanyam discusses the nature and impact of British colonialism in South Asia and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s depiction of it.
In an excerpt from a longer Chicago Tribute opinion piece, UCLA professor Sanford M. Jacoby argues that Japan's economy is back on track.
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