Abstract List


Listed below are abstracts of presentations selected for the conference.  They are listed alphabetically by name of the presenting author.  Please note that some abstracts were edited for length and/or clarity.

LAST NAME, FIRST NAME - Abstract Title

AB HAMID, KHAIRUDDIN - Regional Collaboration in Providing ICT Solutions for Rural Development

ABINALES, PATRICIO - Farms with Arms: USAID and the Moro National Liberation Front

ALMEIDA, ROCHELLE - Creating ‘Asian Awareness’ in the Global Workplace: Role of Multi-cultural Literature

AMIDJAYA, IMAT - Killing in the Name of God

BAJRACHARYA, BHISHNA - A Collaborative Approach to Post-earthquake Rebuilding in Nepal

BAJRACHARYA, EDILYN - A Collaborative Approach to Post-earthquake Rebuilding in Nepal

CHANG, ERIC - PANEL OVERVIEW: The EWC Arts Program: Recent Initiatives

CHANG, YU-LING (CHRISTIE) - Global Peace Making Through Technology: Sakyadhita and Its Cloud-Networking

CHEEMA, SHABBIR - PANEL OVERVIEW: Democratic Governance Challenges in Asia-Pacific

CHEEMA, SHABBIR - Role of Media in Promoting Democracy in Pakistan

CHELLVAN, TAMIL - Ethical Dilemma and College Youth Attitudes towards Advertisements

CLARETE, RAMON - Cost of Doing Business and Taxation in the Energy Sector of the Philippines

DEMETERIO, ERLINDA - Interventions in Target Philippine Hospitals/Health Centers

DIAMOND, HEATHER - Indigenizing the Museum

FININ, GERARD - Governance in the Pacific Islands and the U.S. Pivot to Asia-Pacific

FUJIMURA, MANABU - Evaluating Impacts of Economic Corridors in GMS: Three Approaches


GINOZA, RYO - Climatic Difference in Agricultural Ways between the Okinawa Islands and the Philippines

HAMMOND, MARY - PLENARY OVERVIEW: East-West Center Alumni Impacts: Early Careers in Action by Recent Student Alumni

HONG, JANE - U.S. Asian Diasporas in Movements for Korean and Indian Independence

HYUN, JEIK - World Interfaith Harmony: Perspective on Buddhist and Won Buddhist Doctrine

IBRAHIM, MUHAMMAD - Tourism Potential in Pakistan

ISHIJIMA, SUGURU - Climatic Difference in Agricultural Ways between the Okinawa Islands and the Philippines

JUNG, EUN-YOUNG - Consumption, Expectation, and Rejection of K-pop Idols in Japan’s Idol-scape

KANG, TONY - Language FTR and Earnings Management: International Evidence

KHOIRIATI, SITI DAULAH - ASEAN Economic Regionalism: From Japan's Embrace to China's Embrace?

KIM, WON NYON - An Estimation of the Optimal Price of Beer in Korea

KINJO, SEIKO - "Bankoku Shinryo"- Ryukyu as a Bridge Over the World

KOBAYASHI, TOSHIO - Prospects of APC-Okinawa Toward Sustainable Development and Peace

KONG, FAITH SUZZETTE - Keeping the Faith: Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion in ASEAN

KUME, TERUYUKI - Conflict Prevention Dialogue at Asia-Pacific Center of Okinawa

LATHAM, CAROLINE C. - Lost in Translation?…Found in EMP in Okinawa!

LAU, FREDERICK - “Molihua”: The Many Faces of China’s Most Popular Folksong

LENG, LU - The Diverse Culture of Dunhuang and Its Teaching for Education Today

LEWIS, Nancy- PANEL OVERVIEW: Contemporary Development Challenges in the Pacific Islands and Beyond

LIN, SHU-HWA - Motifs in Clothing Design: Comparison of Chinese and Japanese

MAGNO, FRANCISCO - Participatory Planning and Budgeting in the Philippines

MAKINO, YUKARI - Embracing Cultural Gaps in Reasoning with a Transcultural Mental Model

MANOLIU, CECILIA IOANA - Resilience  and Vulnerability at the Interface between Theory and Practice: A Case Study of Japan and Kyrgyzstan

MARQUEZ, LEOREY - An Agent-Based Model of Poverty Incidence in Pasay City

MATSUOKA, JON - PANEL OVERVIEW: Public-Private Partnerships in Times of Disaster

McMULLEN, REBECCA - Professional Development School Experiences and Culturally Responsive Teaching

MEHTO, ZULFIQAR - Pakistan-India River Water Dispute 

MITA, TAKASHI - Community Empowerment for Healthier Lifestyle in Palau: Challenges and Potentials

MIYAGI, MAYUMI - "Bankoku Shinryo"--Ryukyu as a Bridge Over the World

NAKACHI, KIYOSHI - DISCUSSION SESSION OVERVIEW: Proposal for Asia-Pacific Center (APC) in Okinawa

NAKACHI, KIYOSHI - Okinawa is the Best Place for Asia-Pacific Center (APC)

NERY, JOHN - PLENARY OVERVIEW: The Impact of Media and Technology on Building Communities

NISHIKAWA, TOSHIYUKI - Japan's Healthcare Reform in a Comparative Perspective

NITTA, FUMITERU - Japanese War Brides in the U.S. : Socio-cultural Adaptation as Immigrants

OKAMOTO, YUMIKO - Opportunities and Challenges Facing Asia-Pacific in Linking Connectivity and Development

ORDONEZ, REGINA - Looking through the Eyes of Educator Dr. Victor M. Ordonez

PETERS, JOSEPH - Professional Development School Experiences and Culturally Responsive Teaching

PINZON, MARY JANNETTE - Emergent Narratives of the Anak Ng OFWs on Their Self-Perceived Identity

QUEMUEL, CHRISTINE - Illuminating Asian and Pacific Voices: Empowering College Students Through Violence Prevention Work

RAJAMANI, SENGODA GOUNDER - Control of Greenhouse Gas Emission through Bio-Methanation

RAJAMANI, SIVA SAKTHIRAJ - Energy Efficiency Policy Development in Bhutan

RAUCHE, ANTHONY - The “Asian Sound Bridge”: Breaking Boundaries in American Pop Music

RAVAGO, MAJAH-LEAH - The Role of Energy Policy in Economic Development

RODRIGUEZ-AMAYA, DELIA - EWC Scientists: Addressing Food Security

ROUMASSET, JAMES - Principles of Electricity Policy with Philippine Applications

SABIQ, AHMAD - Community Empowerment Issues in Mount Merapi Disaster Site

SALIM, WILMAR - Regional Economic Development in Western Java Before and After Decentralization and Proliferation

SARWONO, SARLITO - Preventing Religious Radicalism in Indonesia

SHEETZ-NGUYEN, JESSICA - Revisiting Okinawa after 70 Years: Retracing a Sad Reality

SHIBUYA, MOMOYO - Learning from the EWC Experiences: In Consideration of its Function in the Asia-Pacific Region

SOPYAN, SOS - Determinants of Fertility among Married Women in South Sulawesi, Indonesia

SUTANTO, JUSUF - PANEL OVERVIEW: Neuroplasticity-based Sports: Converging & Synergizing East & West Paradigms

SUTTON, R. ANDERSON - K-Pop and K-Pop Fandom in Indonesia: Charting a New Musical Geography in Asia

SUTTON, R. ANDERSON - PANEL OVERVIEW: Music Bridging Cultures? Towards an Acoustic Geography of Contemporary Asia

THAMBIPILLAI, PUSHPA - Malaysia:  A Roller-Coaster in Democratic Governance

THORSTEN, MARIE - Reflections on Joint US-Japan War Commemorations

TRIMILLOS, RICARDO - The Micro and the Macro in Constructing an Acoustic Geography of the Philippines

TSUTSUMI, JUN-ICHIRO - Environmental Impact Assessment System in Japan and Okinawa

XU, DI - The New Role of Multicultural Education in the Global Context

YAP, GLENN - Networked Interactive Crystallography Education: A Grassroots Approach to Remote Teaching

YEE, CHO CHO - Matriculation Pass-rate in Rakhine State (2002-12)

ZEHRA, ARFA SAYEDA - Culture Speaks Better Than Politics




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