Asian Human Rights Commission = AHRC HK.NETCitation:
The AHRC is an independent non-governmental body which will seek to promote greater awareness and realization of human rights in the Asian region, and mobilize Asian and international public opinion to obtain relief and redress for the victims of human rights violations. The AHRC will focus on pressing human rights concerns within the Asian regional as they are seen by the Commission to issues of civil and political rights, although it will also be concerned with the protection of cultural, social, economic rights and the right to development.http://www.ahrchk.net/index.php more Language: eng English
Japan Nagoya Mission Alumni Description:
Alumni site of the Nagoya Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Profiles of returned missionaries, presidents, news, message board, photos, chat, links, etc.http://www.nagoyamission.com/index.php more Language: chi Chinese, eng English, jpn Japanese, por Portuguese
中国国际人才交流协会 = China Association for International Exchange of PersonnelCitation:
The China Association for International Exchange of Personnel (CAIEP) is a nationwide government-sponsored institution engaged in the international exchange of specialized technical and managerial personnel. CAIEP's main tasks are to invite foreign experts to work in China, designate Chinese managerial and technical personnel to go abroad for practical training, assist Chinese and foreign organizations in developing friendly exchange and business relations, and arrange for foreign friends to engage in research, training, and study in China. The aim of the Association is to promote exchange and cooperation between China and other nations in the fields of industry, agriculture, finance, science and technology, education, medicine, and culture through the international exchange of personnel. These goals contribute to China's reform, opening to the world, and modernization, and to the advancement of human civilization in general.http://www.caiep.org/index.php more Language: chi Chinese, eng English, eng English
Institute for Japanese Studies, Ohio State University Citation:
The Institute for Japanese Studies (IJS) was created in 1985 through a gubernatorial initiative in recognition of Ohio's national status as the second greatest site of Japanese manufacturing investment. Between 1985 and 1995 IJS received $1.8 million from the state of Ohio to intensify language training, introduce courses for students in professional schools, and reach out to businesses and the community. Today it continues to vigorously promote education and research about Japan.http://japan.osu.edu/index.php more Language: eng English
JGram - The Japanese Grammar Database Citation:
JGram is dedicated to helping people learn to speak Japanese, in the most effective interactive way: by communicating, sharing knowledge, and talking between Japanese and non-native speakers. This is an interactive community where you are encouraged to contribute your knowledge to our growing database of Japanese grammar. We also encourage you to spread the word and recruit your friends (especially any native speaking friends) to contribute.http://jgram.org/index.php more Language: eng English
Mainichi-kanji : Learn a new japanese character every DayCitation:
Mainichi-Kanji, Japanese for everyday kanji, is a web site that assists you in learning the Japanese writing system.
Increasing your knowledge of written Japanese is as simple as visiting this site once a day. Every day during the week a new kanji (a Japanese character), complete with readings, meanings, and examples, is introduced.
On weekends the five kanji from the previous week are reviewed. Each time you visit the page on a weekend, one of the five five kanji you learned during the week is randomly selected and displayed. If you visit this site more than once on a weekend, you will see all the kanji from earlier in the week.http://mainichi.incors.com/index.php more Language: eng English, ger German
China Heritage Quaterly Citation:
The China Heritage Quarterly, previously China Heritage Newsletter, is edited by Geremie R. Barmé*. It is an up-to-date publication covering recent developments and scholarship in areas related to China's heritage.
Each issue of the Quarterly provides readers with a different focus, which is amplified in detail in the Editorial.http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/index.php more Language: eng English
Congressional Executive Commission on China Citation:
The Congressional-Executive Commission on China was created by Congress in October 2001 with the legislative mandate to monitor human rights and the development of the rule of law in China, and to submit an annual report to the President and the Congress. It consists of nine Senators, nine Members of the House of Representatives, and five senior Administration officials appointed by the President. The current Chairman is Senator Byron L. Dorgan (D-ND) and the Cochairman is Representative Sander M. Levin (D-MI).http://www.cecc.gov/index.php more Language: eng English
Classical Chinese Puzzles : Yi Zhi Tang collection 益智堂Description:
The website outlines the history of famous Chinese puzzles such as Tangram (七巧板), the Fiftheen-Piece puzzle (益智圖), the Nine Linked Rings (九連環), Ingenious Rings (巧環), Sliding block puzzles (華容道), Burr puzzles (魯班銷) and also the early export of Chinese puzzles to the West.
Zhang Wei and Peter Rasmussen started to focus on the collection and research of Chinese puzzles in 1997. They now own a well-documented collection of 1200 antique Chinese puzzles.http://www.chinesepuzzles.org/index.php more Language: chi Chinese, eng English
Dharma dictionary : Tibetan-English dictionary, Dharma glossaries, and resourcesCitation:
The Tibetan-English Dictionary of Buddhist Culture from Rangjung Yeshe Version 4 [aka The Rangjung Yeshe Tibetan-English Dharma Dictionary - ed.] presents Dharma terminology as a free lotsawa-tool for translations of Buddhist literature especially Mahamudra and Dzogchen. It aims to assist translators of Dharma scriptures of the three vehicles - Hinayana, Mahayana and Vajrayana. Containing essential vocabulary for meditation texts, this Tibetan-English dictionary is a compilation from numerous translators and translation-groups in the tradition of Shakyamuni and Padmasambhava.
Background history: Rangjung Yeshe Translations and Publications, located in the Kathmandu valley of Nepal is an ongoing project involved in compiling Buddhist terminology and translation terms to bridge the Tibetan and English languages, this Buddhist dictionary helps translation of Dharma terminology. Begun in 1979, it has slowly grown to a collection of more than 276,000 entries. Comparatively, the original Tibetan-English Dictionary of Sarat Chandra Das had approximately 27,000 entries. The current version includes the dictionary of James Valby and Ives Waldo, and the vocabulary of Richard Barron.http://rywiki.tsadra.org/index.php/Main_Page more Language: eng English
房屋局 = Instituto de Habitacao, Housing BureauCitation:
Housing Bureau, a bureau with administrative and financial autonomies which subordinates to Secretary for Transport and Public Works, was established on 28th July 1990. For the purpose of maintaining good operation and balancing the authority arranged for the ancillary sectors, Housing Bureau had been reformed in 1997, and at the beginning of 2006, Housing bureau has also made a second structural reform. Nowadays, the responsibility of assisting and handling management affairs of private housing is also one of the main functions in our Bureau. Until now, 173 staff are working in our Bureau.http://www.ihm.gov.mo/chi/index.php more Language: chi Chinese, eng English, por Portuguese
地球物理暨氣象局 = Meteorological and Geophysics Bureau, Direcção dos Servíços Meteorológicos e GeofisicosCitation:
The Macao Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) has been established officially in 1952 and constitutes a Bureau of Special Administrative Region of Macao. Before its establishment, the regular meteorological observations have been started under the responsibility of Portuguese Navy. Despite its unstable nature, the observations recorded since 1861.
As Macao is located in a global region affected by the typhoons frequently, it is a great importance of this Bureau for the Macao population. Except of its activities relating the weather analysis and forecast, the SMG has been attributed on the study of the local climate as well as the accompaniment of climate evolution in this region.
With the responsibility given for the SMG to plough in the area of seismology and air quality monitoring, it enables the seismic stations and the air quality monitoring network always available.http://www.smg.gov.mo/c_index.php more Language: chi Chinese, eng English, por Portuguese
土地工務運輸局 = Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau, Direcção dos Serviços de Solos, Obras Públicas e TransportesCitation:
The Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau is one of the public organizations under the Macao SAR government, providing technical supports and giving suggestions for policy making related to Macao’s physical development in the areas of land management and utilization, urban planning, infrastructures, basic services, traffic and terrestrial transport. The Bureau also participates in defining guidelines for economy and society development as well as other activities of Macao’s interest.http://www.dssopt.gov.mo/tc/index.php more Language: chi Chinese, eng English, por Portuguese
ANU Asian and Pacific Cultural Studies Network Citation:
The ANU Asian and Pacific Cultural Studies Network has emerged from conversations amongst scholars in the College of Arts and Social Sciences and the College of Asia and the Pacific and aims to provide a campus-wide forum for the significant body of research and teaching at the ANU that crosses the frontiers of the region’s nation states and draws on critical theoretical methods that traverse the boundaries of established disciplines.
The network is a work-in-progress. If you would like to add information about your research interests or teaching in Asian and Pacific Cultural Studies, or if you have suggestions for additional links, please do contact the network convenors.http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/apcsn/index.php more Language: eng English