Asia (Resources)


Quick Index:

Internet Sites

Asia (General):

Asia Orientation (Server)

The Clearinghouse for Asian Studies & Social Sciences Subject-Oriented Bibliographies (ANU)

Asian Studies (WWW Virtual Library)



Burma / Myanmar:


  • Welcome to Robib Village With the arrival of the satellite dish, computers and a series of projects aimed at teaching the villagers how to apply the technology, have come new hopes for the residents of Robib village in the northwestern province of Preah Vihear.

    This Internet experiment in the remote jungle terrain of Cambodia, organized and funded by non-profit organizations, aid agencies and individual donors, is aimed at exploring the limits of internet practicality.

  • Life in Cambodian village transformed by Internet Seattle Times, Sunday, June 17, 2001 By Rajiv Chandrasekaran The Washington Post ROVIENG, Cambodia - Like countless Cambodian villages, there's no telephone or electricity service. Most people in this hamlet of 128 families, which is also known as Robib, eke out a living as subsistence farmers, making less than $40 a year. But lately, the villagers have been doing some unusual things. Grade-schoolers ogle pictures of Thai movie stars - though they've never seen a movie. They make friends with children in other cities without leaving town. Women weave silk scarves that are sold in far-off countries. Men now make a year's wages in a month working on a new pig farm.


  • China boldly competes for energy Seattle Times, Friday, Dec. 26, 1997 by David B. Ottaway and Dan Morgan Washington Post U.S. oil companies got an unpleasant surprise on Sept. 24 when the government of Kazakhstan unexpectedly sold a controlling interest in its second-largest oil field to a new player in the international energy game: Chinese National Petroleum.

    Davin, Delia. INTERNAL MIGRATION IN CONTEMPORARY CHINA / DELIA DAVIN. Houndmills, Basingstoke : Macmillan Press ; New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 1999.

    Fan, C. Cindy Numerous publications on Chinese Population geography, regional development, post-Mao China (regional policy, migration, inequality, gender), ethnicity, quantitative methods, spatial modeling. [Associate Professor of Geography Chair, Asian American Studies Interdepartmental Program Department of Geography University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)]

    Russian Far East:

    Virtual Tour of Siberia

    ACTR US Educational Information Center

    The US Education Information Center (EIC) in Novosibirsk was established in 1991 with the aim of offering accurate information on US Higher Education to all interested individuals. It is funded by the United States Information Agency (USIA) and is administered by American Council of Teachers of Russian (ACTR).

    Russian Resources (Delia Rosenblatt's Geography 333 [1995?])



    Professor Oh's Page (UW)

    Laos Links


    The home page for the Malaysian Multimedia Super Corridor

    Newspaper Clippings: [Asian Tigers]

    High-tech `Cyberjaya' rises in Malaysian jungle ; Seattle Times, July 9, 1999 ; by Joceleyn Gecker; The Associated Press

    CYBERJAYA, Malaysia - Malaysia opened its version of Silicon Valley yesterday, cutting the ribbon on a high-tech cityscape in a giant clearing where wetlands and rubber trees once stood.

    Asian `tigers': Financial crisis overwhelms region, but base is there for eventual recovery Seattle Times, Tuesday, February 24, 1998 by Stephen H. Dunphy


    Perry, M. and T.B. Hui, "Global Manufacturing and Local Linkage in Singapore," Environment and Planning A, Sept. 1998, 30(9), 1603-24.