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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Book Fair finds a benefactor in Al Qasimi

Why would UNESCO’s participation in the Sharjah International Book Fair make the headlines of one of the leading English Dailies of UAE and the Gulf States- The Khaleej News? On October 31st, UNESCO, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, granted Palestine’s bid for full membership in the organization. In response, by the U.S., as expected, announced cutbacks UNESCO funding, leaving the organization short $65 million USD for the end of the year budget…

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ASIA MEDIA STAFF

ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL is a student-driven publication of Loyola Marymount University's Asia Media Center - a vital part of LMU's Department of Asian and Asian American Studies (AAAS)

MANAGING EDITORS:
Mary Grace Costa
Kelcey Lorenzo

Website Editor:
Savannah Nunez

Associate Website Editor:
Peyton Cross

Assistant Managing Editor:
Sabrina Verduzco

Marketing Editor:
Adrian Narayan

Senior Writers [Beat]:
Katelynn Barkley [China]
Stella Cheng [Macau/Taiwan/China]
Alexis Cruz [Qatar]
Ryan Dao [Japan Sci-Fi/Pop Culture]
Dylan Joseph [China Sports]
Amanda Kretsch [Japan]
Jessica Legaspi [Environment]
Yanisa "Lee" Lelapinyokul [Thailand]
Adrian Narayan [India]
Miranda Pak [Hong Kong]
James Royce [Australia]
Fassa Sar [Film]
Jay Seo [North & South Korea]
Lamiya Shabir [Pakistan & Islam]
Elizabeth Soelistio [Indonesia]
Erisa Takeda [Japan Politics]
Clementine Todorov [Bangladesh]
Katie Trinh [Vietnam]
Ryan Urban [Singapore]

Contributing Editors:
Robert Dylan Fields
Ryan Lippert
Amber Vernetti

Curriculum Coordinator:
Erisa Takeda

Senior Researcher:
Clementine Todorov

Associate Publishers:
Jeremiah Fajardo
Brian Chris Canave

Executive Editor:
Lexie Tucker

Executive Senior Editor:
Ben Sullivan

Executive Assistant to the Founder:
Jay Seo

Founder & Editor-in-Chief:
Tom Plate

Interim Steering Committee:
Gene Park, Tom Plate, Jennifer Ramos, Kal Raustiala, Jeremiah Fajardo, Ben Sullivan, and Greg Treverton (On leave)