U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong Electronic Bulletin
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Below are lists of subject areas included in our Electronic Bulletins:
- Foreign Policy
U.S. foreign and defense policies: Focus on U.S.-Hong Kong relations, U.S.-China relations, Asian affairs, China affairs, treaties, peace keeping, homeland security, terrorism, and arms control.
Most current: 2013-04#13: The Relationship between Natural Resources and Tensions in China's Maritime Periphery (April 4, 2013)
(More on Foreign Policy)
- Global Economy
Global economic growth, international economic cooperation, open markets, exchange rate policy, regional trade relations, intellectual property rights, world trade organization, U.S. export, market access, international transportation issues, trade laws, trade sanctions, trade related environmental issues, agriculture, fisheries, international investment, and global telecommunications.
Most current: 2013-04#14: Report to Congress on International Economic and Exchange Rate Policies (April 12, 2013)
(More on Global Economy)
Constitutional framework, ethics in government, issue advocacy/lobbying, political organizing, role of political parties, role of the executive, role of the legislature, separation of powers, citizen participation, civic education, fund-raising, role of ngos, volunteerism, administration of elections, campaign financing, campaigning for office, candidate selection, election monitoring, political debates, public opinion polling, and voter education.
Most current: 2013-04#12: Democracy, Human Rights and the Emerging Global Order (April 2013)
(More on Democratization)
- Rule of Law
Alternative sentencing, court management and administration, juvenile justice, judicial independence, mediation/alternate dispute resolution, rights of the accused, rights of the individual, U.S. legal system, constitutional law, and comparative law.
Most current: 2012-10#11: Corporate Culture and Ethical Leadership Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines: What Should Boards, Management, and Policymakers Do Now? (September 27, 2012)
(More on Rule of Law)
- Human Rights
Religious freedom, human rights education, legal guarantees, capital punishment, and child labor.
Most current: 2013-04#17: Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012 (April 19, 2013)
(More on Human Rights)
Freedom of the press, independent and responsible media, journalism education, journalism ethics, media management, media regulations, public (civic) journalism, radio production, and television production.
Most current: 2011-12#06: Statutory Copyright Licensing: Implications of a Phaseout on Access to Television Programming and Consumer Prices Are Unclear (November 23, 2011)
(More on Media)
- International Crime
Alien smuggling, drug trafficking, cultural property rights, international criminal court, international organized crime, money laundering, trafficking in persons, and intergovernmental law enforcement cooperation.
Most current: 2013-03#11: 2013 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (March 4, 2013)
(More on International Crime)
- U.S. Economy
U.S. Labor policy, competition policy, economic performance, fiscal policy, monetary policy, banking reform, small business development, privatization, corporate management, and electronic commerce.
Most current: 2013-04#19: Foreign Ownership of U.S. Financial Assets: Implications of a Withdrawal (April 8, 2013)
(More on U.S. Economy)
- U.S. Society
Domestic violence, welfare and poverty, population stabilization, women and minorities, affirmative action, disabilities, civil rights, multiculturalism, race relations, drug abuse, child abuse, and crime in the U.S.
Most current: 2013-04#18: A Guide to Women's Equal Pay Rights (April 2013)
(More on U.S. Society)
Climate change, oceans, biodiversity/endangered species, environmental activism and education, environmental law, and environmental resource management.
Most current: 2013-04#01: Transitions to Alternative Vehicles and Fuels March 18, 2013)
(More on Environment)
Accreditation, elementary and secondary education, higher education, technical and vocational education, academic exchange, english teaching, and fulbright program.
Most current: 2013-04#15: Immigration Facts on Foreign Students (April 9, 2013)
(More on Education)
Communications regulations/practices, free flow of information, disinformation/misinformation, information access, information technology, internet/electronic communications, libraries/information resources, and telecommunications policy.
Most current: 2013-04#08: 2013 Section 1377 Review On Compliance with Telecommunications Trade Agreements (April 3, 2013)
(More on Communications)
- Public Administration
Civil service, reinventing government, and urban planning.
Most current: 2013-03#13: Making Good Decisions Without Predictions: Robust Decision Making for Planning Under Deep Uncertainty (February 28, 2013)
(More on Public Administration)
- Science & Technology
Genetics, science research policy, waste management and recycling, space, and sustainable development.
Most current: 2013-04#16: The Next Generation Science Standards (April 10, 2013)
(More on Science & Technology)
- Art & Culture
Anthropology and archaeology, arts management, cultural preservation, fund-raising for the arts, historic preservation, history, literature and creative writing, museums, performing arts, dance, music, popular culture (includes sports), visual arts and architecture, film, American cultural exchanges, and citizen exchanges.
Most current: 2013-04#09: Destination America (April 2013)
(More on Art & Culture)
- Public Health
Diseases, health care issues, medicine, Acquired Immne Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) and international public health.
Most current: 2013-03#14: Dietary Supplements: FDA May Have Opportunities to Expand Its Use of Reported Health Problems to Oversee Products (March 18, 2013)
(More on Public Health)
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