Category Archives: Stories of Interest

Access to Justice–Notes after Pro Bono Trip to New Orleans

(Chenying Tan, Research Assistant at Georgetown University Law Center) During this year’s spring break, I had the pleasure of serving as a volunteer working full-time in New Orleans Pro Bono Project.  This trip not only reminded me of why I … Continue reading

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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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Water Pollution Crisis in China

Edited by Huiyu Yin I. “Dead Pigs” Incident In the early March, thousands of dead pigs were found in Huangpu River in Shanghai. By March 19th, the total number had reached 10,164. Xinhua, a Chinese state press, reported later that … Continue reading

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China and the Post-Election Impasse in Cambodia

by Akshan de Alwis One of the overarching foreign policy dilemmas that face South-East Asian nations is that of dealing with the two looming super-powers of the world: China and the United States.  While the United States has had a … Continue reading

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North Korean Pact Is Welcomed With Caution – WSJ.com

A very interesting development today on the US/North Korea nuclear talks. Is the agreement an indication of a change in direction by North Korea’s new leadership? Washington called North Korea’s promise to suspend enrichment to be a “modest first step.” … Continue reading

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