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East-West Center Announces 2018 Jefferson Fellowships

The Jefferson Fellowships is the East-West Center’s most widely-recognized and established seminar program, with an illustrious alumni network of more than 600 Jefferson Fellows across the Asia Pacific region and the United States. The broad goal of the program is to enhance public understanding through the news media of cultures, issues and trends in the Asia Pacific region. ...
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Post-storm Conditions in Vanuatu

The U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby advises U.S. citizens residing in, or traveling to Vanuatu to exercise a high degree of caution, due to considerable devastation across the archipelago in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Pam.  While the airport is functioning normally, many of Vanuatu’s provinces are flooded and inaccessible, and significant infrastructure damage has ...
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Tropical Cyclone Pam

The U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Solomon Islands and Vanuatu of category 1 Tropical Cyclone (TC) Pam, currently located 745 nautical miles northwest of Fiji.  The storm will likely bring heavy rain that may result in flooding in coastal areas.  The Solomon Islands Meteorological ...
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