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    The National Transfer Accounts project is holding a workshop on "Counting Women’s Work" this week at EWC. The meeting is aimed at developing more comprehensive measures of how people in the Asia Pacific region acquire and use economic resources, especially the non-market time that women in particular provide to their children, aging parents and other family members.

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    Thirty journalists and NGO representatives from Korea and other Asian countries attended a recent three-day EWC workshop in Seoul on “Meeting International Standards in Human Rights Reporting.” Funded by the U.S. State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, the discussions focused on ethics and techniques for developing credible reports on human rights both in North Korea and the region.

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    Over the last few days, Australia’s premier taiko drum group, TaikOz, wowed a sold-out crowd at a concert jointly presented by the EWC Arts Program and the UH Manoa Music Department, as well as enthralling several hundred schoolchildren who got to join in the action during special outreach performances.

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    EWC's Asian Studies Development Program has just wrapped up its 2014 NEH Institute on "The Mongols and the Eurasian Nexus of Global History." College and university faculty from Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, North Carolina and more participating in the five-week workshop that will help them develop new undergraduate curricula on this crucial peiod in history and the important cultural interactions that emerged.

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