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April 25, 2017

Partnering with Business to End Poverty
Lessons from NGO Gawad Kalinga

Gawad Kalinga seeks to eliminate poverty in the Philippines by restoring people’s dignity, forging partnerships with business to help build ...

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July 19, 2016

The Fallout from the South China Sea Ruling

The recent ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration rejecting China’s historic claims to much of the South China Sea ...

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February 24, 2014

The Latest Wave of Chinese Emigration

While earlier generations of Chinese emigrants settled down and assiduously built careers in their adopted homes, the Chinese who are ...

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November 06, 2013

Why Myanmar Matters
Ensuring the Future of the Liberal International Order in East Asia

Myanmar has become a new frontier for cooperation among Japan, the United States, and Europe under President Thein Sein’s initiative ...

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August 16, 2013

Senkaku and Maritime Security in the Asia-Pacific

The second Trilateral Forum Tokyo, co-organized by the Tokyo Foundation and the German Marshall Fund of the United States, was ...

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February 09, 2012

Valentine’s Day and the Environment: A “Love Affair with Nature”

I visited Palawan, the Philippines, in 2010 and February 2011 to conduct fieldwork for a master’s thesis. There, I was ...

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August 12, 2011

Japan Is as Strong as Ever

The author visited Japan a little more than a month following the Great East Japan Earthquake to participate in a ...

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September 29, 2008

A Small Seed That Yielded Fruitful Results: A Successful JIP Project in Indonesia

The large amount of waste thrown into rivers in Jakarta and West Java caught SYLFF fellows' attention and led them ...

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June 03, 2008

Can Aid Change Burma?

Susan Banki received a SYLFF fellowship between 1999 and 2002 while attending the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at ...

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