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Sending Lucky Money via WeChat—A Highlight of 2015 Chinese New Year

March 6, 2015 (By Chenying Tan, Research Assistant of Law-Asia) Eating dumplings, appreciating dragon dance and texting greetings to friends are what Chinese usually do to celebrate Lunar New Year. In February 2015, thousand-year-old festival traditions were vibrated by a … Continue reading

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March 4th, WITA Talk:Why the Trade Facilitation Agreement is a Big Deal

The Washington International Trade Association (WITA) Proudly Present  Why the Trade Facilitation Agreement is a Big Deal Opening the World to International Trade Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Registration opens at 8:30 AM Ronald Reagan Building … Continue reading

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Supreme People’s Court Monitor:2014 Year-end Report

In 2014, the Supreme People’s Court Monitor had almost 17,000 page views, from 122 countries (regions), primarily from: · United States; · Hong Kong; · Mainland China. with the United Kingdom, Germany, and Australia trailing closely. Visitors came from almost … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event, Burma 2015: The Make or Break Moment for Democratization

  The International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy  cordially invites you to a presentation entitled “Burma 2015: The Make or Break Moment for Democratization” featuring Zin Mar Aung Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow with comments by John … Continue reading

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The Diplomat: Look Back to Move Forward: Advice to the New Sri Lanka President

  Sri Lanka Has a Real Chance to Move On From Its Troubled Past By Jared Genser January 15, 2015 This week, Sri Lankans welcome their first new president in a decade. In an election called two years ahead of schedule, surprise … Continue reading

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Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Road Show – New Rules and Recent Practice (New York stop)

Asia’s role in leading the global economic recovery and the associated shift in investment activity from West to East is contributing to a golden age of arbitration in Asia. Hong Kong, Asia’a premier location for dispute resolution, is increasingly playing … Continue reading

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Fall 2014 INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT Congressional-Executive Commission on China

Fall 2014 INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT Congressional-Executive Commission on China Deadline: July 1, 2014   The Congressional-Executive Commission on China ( is offering paid internships to qualified undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates this coming fall in Washington, D.C. Interns must be … Continue reading

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SE Asia’s Fishing Industry and The Tohoku Three Year Anniversary

Ya’an Earthquake Anniversary A year has passed since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Lushan in Sichuan Province, China. There were over 200 people killed, over 10,000 people injured, and hundreds of thousands adversely affected by the earthquake. In total, the … Continue reading

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