Public Affairs in China

09 Dec, 2015

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The Impact of Bihar Elections

12 Nov, 2015

The recent election in Bihar, India’s third-most-populous state, is being seen as a political loss for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), but it may well pave the way for a new core agenda promoting Indian economic growth.

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Corporate Communications Becomes More Valued in Asia

29 Sep, 2015

More Asian communications professionals report having a "seat at the table of their company's executive team," but a recent survey shows they still lag far behind their U.K.-based counterparts.

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Beijing Hopes to Boost Its Think Tanks’ Influence

29 May, 2015

According to a recent survey, Chinese think tanks are not yet highly regarded, but government backing aims to raise both their global profile and importance.

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Vietnam: Resources

29 Nov, 2012

Links to relevant pages U.S. Department of State: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/4130.htm C.I.A. Fact Book https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/vm.html U.S. Library of Congress http://countrystudies.us/vietnam/ Vietnamese Embassy http://www.vietnamembassy-usa.org/ U.S. Chamber of Commerce http://www.uschamber.com/international/asia/default.htm Links to groups specializing in Vietnam-related trade issues The Association of Southeast Asian Nations http://www.aseansec.org/ World Trade Organization http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/acc_e/a1_vietnam_e.htm U.S.-Vietnam Trade Council http://www.usvtc.org/...

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South Korea: Resources

29 Nov, 2012

Links to relevant pages: C.I.A. Fact Book https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ks.html U.S. Department of State http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2800.htm Korean Embassy http://www.koreaembassyusa.org/ The Digital Chosun Ilbo – (daily News in English About Korea) http://english.chosun.com/ U.S. Chamber of Commerce http://www.uschamber.com/international/asia/default.htm Links to groups specializing in South-Korea related issues: U.S.-Korea Business Council http://www.uskoreacouncil.org/ Office of the United...

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Solving The Chinese Puzzle

29 Nov, 2012

Business in China Finds a Key Piece: The Corporate Citizenship Program In China, a company’s ability to get things done is closely linked with its ability to provide for the public good. This is because solid government relationships are crucial to smooth business operations. Companies that make sincere efforts...

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Russia: Resources

29 Nov, 2012

Links to relevant pages The Government of the Russian Federation State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation http://www.duma.gov.ru/ (note: in Russian) Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation http://www.council.gov.ru/eng/index.html Embassy of the Russian Federation in the US http://www.russianembassy.org/ U.S. Department of State http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1006.html http://state.gov/p/eur/ci/rs/...

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Recruiters Face Hiring “Free For All,” Asia Institute Told

29 Nov, 2012

By Sheree Anne Kelly China – Population: 1.3 billion. Asia – Population: 4 billion. With all those people, you’d think American companies seeking to hire qualified staff would have a field day. Well-educated Asian professionals would be eager to sign on with international employers, and long and productive relationships...

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India: Resources

29 Nov, 2012

Links to relevant pages Government of India Directory http://goidirectory.nic.in/ Government of India http://indiaimage.nic.in/ Economy of India http://www.appliedlanguage.com/country_guides/india_country_economy.shtml Embassy of India, Economic Relations http://www.indianembassy.org/Economy/economy.htm Central Intelligence Agency https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/in.html U.S. Department of State http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3454.htm World Trade Organization http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/countries_e/india_e.htm Tourism/Visitor Site http://www.tourisminindia.com/ Links to groups specializing in India-related trade issues U.S.-India Business...

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Hong Kong: Resources

29 Nov, 2012

Links to relevant pages Hong Kong Special Administrative Region http://www.gov.hk/en/residents/ Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office http://www.hketousa.gov.hk/usa/index.htm U.S. Department of State http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2747.htm Central Intelligence Agency https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/hk.html World Trade Organization http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/countries_e/hong_kong_china_e.htm Public Affairs Asia http://www.publicaffairsasia.com/ Links to groups specializing in Hong Kong-related trade issues Hong Kong Trade Development Council http://www.tdctrade.com/...

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Council Study of Public Affairs in Asia (2009)

29 Nov, 2012

The Public Affairs Council is pleased to announce the release of the State of Public Affairs in Asia 2009 study, a first-of-its-kind benchmarking survey profiling the practice of corporate public affairs in the Asian region. Produced in conjunction with the Australian Centre for Corporate Public Affairs (CCPA), the new...

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China: Resources

29 Nov, 2012

Links to relevant pages China’s Gateway to News and Information http://www.china.org.cn/english/ U.S. Department of State http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/18902.htm C.I.A. Factbook https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ch.html U.S. Chamber of Commerce  World Trade Organization http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/countries_e/china_e.htm Tourism/Visitor Site http://www.cnto.org/ Links to groups specializing in China-related trade issues  U.S.-China Business Council  The China Investment Corp http://chinainvestmentcorp.com/ Chinese Academy of Social...

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Australian Lobbying Regulations

29 Nov, 2012

Australia’s 2008 “Lobbyist Code of Conduct” legislation created the comprehensive set of laws now regulating lobbying in the Indian Ocean nation.  Information regarding these regulations and registering as a lobbyist can be found on the Australian Government’s website. http://lobbyists.pmc.gov.au/lobbyistsregister/index.cfm?event=contactWithLobbyistsCode

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Australia: Resources

29 Nov, 2012

Links to relevant pages U.S. State Department http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2698.htm CIA World Fact Book https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html United States Diplomatic Mission to Canberra, Australia http://canberra.usembassy.gov/ Australian Embassy in Washington D.C. http://www.usa.embassy.gov.au/ Australian News http://www.news.com.au/ Australian Department of Energy, Resources and Tourism http://www.ret.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx Australian Exporters http://www.australianexporters.net/ Doing Business in Australia http://www.buyusa.gov/australia/en/dbia.html Australian Government Business...

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