Sarosh Bana on Netanyahu’s Recent State Visit to India

EWCA Mumbai Chapter Leader Sarosh Bana, who is Executive Editor of Business India, writes that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent state visit to India, and his growing rapport with Indian PM Narendra Modi, demonstrated the closeness that now characterizes the two countries’ bilateral relationship. Click the images for larger version.

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Quarterly Reports from EWCA Alumni Chapters 2017 (3rd quarter)

East-West Center Association

Chapter Development Committee, Quarterly Reports

3rd Quarter Chapter Reports (August-October 2017)

Thank you to seventeen Chapters who submitted their third-quarter reports for 2017. Your submissions help us and others to know how active the Chapters are, and to show your continued patronage for EWCA/EWC outreach. The following Chapters and representatives responded this quarter: 1) APLP (Melissa Pawneshing); 2) ASDP (Dona M. Cady); 3) Bangladesh (Ekramul Ahsan); 4) Hawaii (Carl Hefner); 5) Hong Kong (Glen Shive); 6) Indonesia (Mr. Irwansyah); 7) Kansai (Yumiko Okamoto); 8) Nagoya (Mamoru Tsukada); 9) Tokyo (Kazuhiko Takemoto); 10) Malaysia (Gan Siowck Lee); 11) Nepal (Nirendra Maske); 12) Okinawa (Kiyoshi Nakachi); 13) Philippines (Ramon Clarete); 14) Seoul (Won Nyon Kim); 15) Singapore (Alice Seng Seok Hoon); 16) Southern California (Claire Langham); 17) Taiwan (Frank L. Hung).

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Quarterly Reports from EWCA Alumni Chapters 2017 (2nd Quarter)

East-West Center Association

Chapter Development Committee, Quarterly Reports

 2nd Quarter Chapter Reports (April-June 2017)

Thank you to the 21 Chapters who submitted their second quarter reports for 2017. Your submissions help us and others know how active the Chapters are, and show your continued patronage for EWCA/EWC outreach. The following Chapters and representatives responded this quarter: 1) APLP (Miloni Gandhi); 2) ASDP (Dona M. Cady); 3) Bangladesh (Abu Ekramul Ahsan); 4) Beijing (Hongxia Zhang); 5) Brisbane (Iraphne Childs); 6) Chennai (S. Rajamani); 7) Kansai (Yumiko Okamoto); 8) Karachi (Ghazala Fasih); 9)  Kathmandu (Nirendra Maske); 10) Kuala Lumpur (Gan Siowck Lee); 11) Laos (Chanthavong Saignasith); 12) Mumbai (Sarosh Bana); 13) Nagoya (Mamoru Tsukada); 14) New York (Ramy Inocencio); 15) Northern California (Barbara Bornet Stumph); 16) Okinawa (Kiyoshi Nakachi); 17) Philippines (Pearl Pacada); 18) Seoul (Eun Young Cho); 19) Singapore (Alice Seng Seok Hoon); 20) Southern California Chapter (Claire Langham); and 21) Taiwan (Frank Hung).

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2017 Summer Travel Grant Series: Internship with the Bank of PNG

Summer Travel Grant 2017 Recipient

Ludwig Aba

USSP

 

I started my internship at the Bank of Papua New Guinea (PNG) from June 19 – July 28 2017. The commitment hours were five hours per working day for thirty days, that amounted to 150 hours. During this time, I was engaged with the Financial Markets Department of the Bank of PNG, specifically at the Office of Open Market Operations that implements Monetary Policy of the Bank. This office conducts weekly auction of PNG National Government’s Treasury bills and Inscribed stocks. The Bank also auction its own central bank bill to influence liquidity and interest rates. Aside from the formal auction of Treasury bills and Inscribed stocks, the Bank of PNG sells bonds and bills at the Tap, which is over the counter transactions.

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