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Asian Survey. 2018; 58180–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.80
Published: 01 February 2018
... enterprise. There were signs that Mongolia was becoming less active in engaging its third neighbors. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 presidential election Erdenet corruption mining IMF bailout promissory politics ambassadors foreign policy URADYN E. BULAG Mongolia...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601204–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.204
Published: 01 February 2020
... Bhutan in July 2018, meeting with then-Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay. The new prime minister, Lotay Tshering, met with the Chinese ambassador to India in February 2019, but declined an invitation to attend China s Belt and Road conference in April. Nor have there been further Bhutan China border talks...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601140–145 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.140
Published: 01 February 2020
... three dozen planned projects, including mega-infrastructure ZIN / MYANMAR IN 2019 141 efforts, in Myanmar. In June, China s new ambassador to Myanmar Chen Hai vowed to advance mutual trust and deepen practical cooperation on the CMEC. However, ongoing armed conflict and lingering resentment against...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601196–203 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.196
Published: 01 February 2020
... municipality; his nephew, an ambassador; his daughter s brother-in-law, a provincial parliamentarian; three sons-in-law, experts in the secretariat of public officials, and so on). The prime minister heavily favors his electoral constituency in federal budget allocations and public appointments. The finance...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601165–176 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.165
Published: 01 February 2020
... secretary (and earlier, ambassador to the United States and China) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar as foreign minister. POST-ELECTION DEVELOPMENTS Themajor developments since the election have been the federal government s budget, presented in July, and a series of signature bills passed in the monsoon session of...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601177–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.177
Published: 01 February 2020
... Frustrated by Pakistan s poor image inWashington, Khan met with congressional leaders to revive the Pakistan Caucus, the gov- ernment of Pakistan signed a contract with a DC lobbying firm, and the prime minister and the Pakistani ambassador managed to place op-eds in the New York Times and theWashington Post...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594673–692 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.673
Published: 01 August 2019
... companies economic and cul- tural ambassadors back home. One Mongolian student is such a case of a potential bridge between Korea and his home country. Having been an avid consumer of Korean cultural products, he expressed how Korea is a special place for him: I first learned about Korea by watching...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593474–499 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.474
Published: 01 June 2019
... Pakistani polity. By the end of the 1960s, Pakistan was in a state of disarray. Ayub Khan handed over power to General Yahya Khan, who imposed martial law in 1969. In this respect, the policy advice of Major General Sher Ali Khan (who had served as Pakistan s ambassador in Malaysia after retiring from the...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593573–594 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.573
Published: 01 June 2019
... Search for Respect, Foreign Affairs, July- August, 2015; Ying Zhou and Sabrina Luk, Establishing Confucius Institutes: A Tool for Promoting China s Soft Power? Journal of Contemporary China 25:100 (2016): 628 42. 31. Thung explains that this exception was an initiative from the Ambassador of China to...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 592246–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.246
Published: 01 April 2019
...-rudo trendo [Asia Research World Trends] 254 (2016): 12 13. BLACK / TAIWAN S NEW SOUTHBOUND POLICY 263 China s ambassador to Malaysia, actively pressured the Malaysian govern- ment not to sign an FTA with Taiwan in 2014.97 The FTAs that President Ma did finalize with New Zealand and Singapore were of...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 591170–176 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.170
Published: 01 February 2019
... have also risen in the public sector, and poverty continues to fall, 3. Reuters, Election Monitoring Groups in Cambodia Headed by PM s Son, Ambassador Phnom Penh, July 20, 2018,
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Asian Survey. 2019; 59110–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.10
Published: 01 February 2019
... followed the Pence speech with a long media interview emphasizing greater American toughness toward China. The US ambassador to Beijing, former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, who is said to have a close relationship with President Xi based on his repeated visits to Iowa, sharply rebuked China for placing a...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 591114–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.114
Published: 01 February 2019
... Free Europe, U.S. Appoints Veteran Diplomat Khalilzad as Special Adviser on Afghanistan, September 5, 2018, ambassador-khalilzad-special-adviser- afghanistan-reconciliation/29472530.html>, accessed September 10, 2018. 7. Sopko, p. 7. 8. Rupam Jain...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 585771–796 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.771
Published: 01 October 2018
... stalemate, Yamagata wanted Japan to form an alliance with Russia and Britain. The trio would fend off any territorial acquisition of China by non-alliance members. Despite opposition from Prime Minister Okuma Shigenobu and Ambassador to Russia Motono Ichiro, Yamagato pursued this goal doggedly, using his...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 585920–941 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.920
Published: 01 October 2018
...), whose last three years of negotiations, between 1980 and 1982, were presided over by Singapore s permanent rep- resentative to the United Nations, Ambassador Tommy Koh.3 Another example is Singapore s adherence to and active promotion of International Maritime Organization conventions intended to uphold...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 584660–678 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.660
Published: 01 August 2018
... cooperate on the Chabahar Port project, Iran s ambassador to Pakistan, Mehdi Honerdoost, categorically stated: The deal is not finished. We are waiting for new members. Pakistan, our brotherly neighbours and China, a great partner of the Iranians and a good friend of Pakistan, are both welcome. 60 In fact...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 584747–769 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.747
Published: 01 August 2018
...- nental nogo mosta [Uzbekistan and China are ready to promote construction of new Eurasian land bridge], interview with Ambassador of China to Uzbekistan Sun Lijie, Podrobno, June 2, 2017; Oybek Madiyev, Why Have China and Russia Become Uzbekistan s Biggest Energy Partners? Exploring the Role of...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 582302–319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.2.302
Published: 01 April 2018
... declared an East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone in November 2013, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop summoned Chi- na s ambassador to Australia to make clear [Canberra s] opposition to any coercive or unilateral action to change the status quo in the East China Sea4 drawing an angry...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 582240–260 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.2.240
Published: 01 April 2018
... currency to pay their workers and for freight imported from India.31 India s demonetization and the resultant economic difficulties gave rise to anti-Indian sentiments in Bhutan. This was acknowl- edged by the Indian ambassador to Bhutan at the time, Jaideep Sarker.32 The demonetization once again reminded...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 582365–386 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.2.365
Published: 01 April 2018
... implemented by the New Zealand government, have led to claims of similarities between the Papuan and Maori peoples, as well as arguments justifying references to the Maori experience. The idea for the MRP was first voiced in 1999 by Barnabas Suebu, at the time the Indo- nesian ambassador to Mexico, and later...