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November 3, 2005

China
Yu Yongding tells us what he really thinks

China's new exchange rate regime is all stability, no flexibility.  And Yu (part of China's monetary policy advisory committee) thinks that is a mistake: "I think we should allow a bigger ban…

December 6, 2006

China
Yu Yongding is well-worth reading on sterilization — as is the Bank of New York on plans for a goverment investment fund

Martin Wolf’s series of columns on China has stimulated quite an interesting debate. I have been meaning to highlight it for some time – especially since it prompted Yu Yongding to lay out both his t…

September 21, 2009

South Korea
Meeting with His Excellency Lee Myung-bak

This meeting has been waitlisted. To be placed on the waitlist, please call the Meetings Response Line at 212.434.9600, or email meetings@cfr.org. Related Readings: A New Chapter U.S.-South Korea A…

April 22, 2010

Japan
What is Lee Myung-bak Doing That I’m Not?

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Tim Chong President Lee Myung-bak did steal the spotlight last week at the Nuclear Security Summit, even though I argued strenuously that it was Japan’s Moment to Shine. …

What is Lee Myung-bak Doing That I’m Not?

September 26, 2011

China
North Korea’s Deepening Economic Dependency on China

Local workers arrive with fresh fish at the port area of North Korean special economic zone of Rason city, located northeast of Pyongyang September 2, 2011 (Carlos Barria/Courtesy Reuters). Yonhap r…

Local workers arrive with fresh fish at the port area of North Korean special economic zone of Rason city, located northeast of Pyongyang September 2, 2011.

October 6, 2011

Trade
America’s Free Trade Champion: Lee Myung-Bak

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses a Joint Session of Congress inside the chamber of the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington September 8, 2011 (Jason Reed/Courtesy Reuters). Th…

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses a Joint Session of Congress inside the chamber of the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington September 8, 2011.

November 3, 2011

Asia
A Conversation with Minister Yu Woo-ik (Opening Remarks)

This session was part of the Korea Roundtable Series.

November 6, 2012

Climate Change
Assessing the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Sustainability of South Korea’s Contribution

When South Korean president Lee Myung Bak first offered to serve as a bridge between developing and industrialized countries on climate change issues in a speech August of 2008, it seemed implausible…

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September 10, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Christian Martyrs in Nigeria

Citing church representatives, BosNewsLife is carrying the story that Islamists killed five people outside Jos in central Nigeria after they declared their Christian faith. Two other Christians were …

Crowds fill Abubakar Gumi central market after authorities relaxed a 24 hour curfew in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, June 24, 2012.

March 25, 2014

Trade
Wenchi Yu: President Ma’s Communications Problem

Wenchi Yu is a former U.S. Department of State official and an Asia Society and Project 2049 Institute fellow. Previously, she was a legislative assistant in Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan, and she grew u…

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou speaks during a news conference about protesters' occupation of Taiwan's legislature, at the Presidential Office in Taipei on March 23, 2014. (Minshen Li/Courtesy Reuters)