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View Resource National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)

Located in Seattle, WA, the NBR is "a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution that conducts advanced research on policy-relevant issues in Asia." At the site, students and researchers will find a number of useful resources. Most of these are featured in AccessAsia, a clearinghouse on contemporary Asian affairs and policy-related issues. Researchers and graduate students will be especially interested in...

http://www.nbr.org/
View Resource Asia Observer

This "start page for observers of Asian affairs" complements resources such as Asia Society (described in the January 2, 1998 Scout Report) by providing an omnibus of links to news outlets, government resources, special topics and academic Websites, Asian newspapers, reference texts, human rights organizations, and more. In addition, the Find an Expert section allows users to access two large...

http://www.asiaobserver.com/
View Resource Corruption - A selected and annotated bibliography

Commissioned by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), this extensive resource has been compiled from select print and electronic sources. The annotated bibliography is composed of three parts: a comprehensive list of general corruption-related literature from a variety of fields (divided into books and articles/papers); a smaller geographic listing of similar literature from...

https://www.cmi.no/publications/file/970-corruption-a-select...
View Resource Asia Society: Podcasts

Based in New York, the Asia Society has longed distinguished itself through its many public outreach activities, particularly its conferences, lecture series, and educational outreach efforts. Their website is a part of such efforts, and their recently launched podcasts series continues in this enjoyable vein. The podcasts began in September 2008, and currently include conversations regarding...

https://asiasociety.org/blog/asia/term/3046
View Resource The Asia Foundation: Constitutional Reform and Democracy in Thailand-A National Survey of the Thai People

Released in September 2009, this 127-page report from the Asia Foundation is based on a nationwide opinion poll that was conducted in 26 provinces across Thailand. The intent of the poll was to gauge the national mood toward election reform, participation in politics, amending the constitution, and more. The results were rather interesting, and the report notes that the Thai electorate remains...

https://asiafoundation.org/publication/constitutional-reform...