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    Meaning

    Language

    Themes and places

    NHCS
    National Heart Centre Singapore (https://www.nhcs.com.sg/)

    The National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) is a national and regional referral centre for cardiovascular diseases. It provides comprehensive cardiac care, including diagnostic, preventive services, heart and lung transplantation, heart attack treatment, balloon angioplasty and coronary bypass surgery.

    = NHC | National Heart Centre | In English

    In English

    NIAP

    National Institute for Asia and the Pacific

    In English

    NIAS

    Nordic Institute of Asian Studies

    In English

    NICAM

    Nonhydrostatic ICosahedral Atmospheric Model (www.nicam.jp)

    In English

    NIES

    National Institute for Environmental Studies (www.nies.go.jp)

    In English

    NIJL

    National Institute of Japanese Literature (https://www.nijl.ac.jp/en/)

    In English

    NIMS

    National Institute for Materials Science (https://www.nims.go.jp/)

    In English

    NINS

    National Institutes of Natural Sciences (www.nins.jp)

    In English

    NIPR

    National Institute of Polar Research (www.nipr.ac.jp)

    In English

    NJECD

    New Japanese-English Character Dictionary

    In English

    NNCS

    Nordic Network for Chinese Studies

    In English

    NOFSA

    Norsk Forum for Sor-Asia

    In Norwegian

    NONESA

    Nordic Newsletter for Southeast Asian Studies

    In English

    NPUJ

    Northwestern Polytechnical University Journal

    In English

    NRI
    Non-Resident Indian

    = PIO | Person of Indian Origin | In English

    In English

    NRI

    Nomura Research Institute

    In English

    NTA

    Nippon Travel Agency

    In English

    NTNU

    National Taiwan Normal University (http://en.ntnu.edu.tw/)

    In English

    NTPC

    Nam Theun 2 Power Company (https://www.namtheun2.com/)

    In English

    NTT

    Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (www.ntt.co.jp)

    In English

    NTU

    Nanyang Technology University

    In English

    NUAAJ

    Nanjing University Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal

    In English

    NUS

    National University of Singapore (http://www.nus.edu.sg/)

    In English

    NWR

    Natuurwetenschappelijke Raad voor Nederlandsch-Indië

    In Dutch

    NYCAS

    New York Conference on Asian Studies

    In English

    NZASIA

    New Zealand Asian Studies Society

    In English

    NZJAS

    New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies

    In English

    NaAIJ

    Nanjing Aeronautical Institute Journal

    In English

    OCIPED

    Omani Centre for Investment Promotion & Export Development

    In English

    OEA

    Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

    In English

    OGL

    Observer Group Lebanon

    In English

    OIETAI

    Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran

    In English

    OLZ

    Orientalistische Literaturzeitung

    In German

    OPIPA

    Organisatie voor Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek

    In Dutch

    ORI

    Ocean Research Institute (www.ori.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

    In English

    ORTAS

    Organisme de la Radio-Télévision Arabe Syrienne

    In French

    OSJaJ

    Oceanographical Society of Japan Journal

    In English

    OYCF

    Overseas Young Chinese Forum

    In English

    PAIR

    Portal to Asian Internet Resources

    In English

    PAKBO

    Pakistan Bibliographical Organization

    In English

    PAMM

    Philippines-Australia Ministerial Meeting

    In English

    PAPG

    Pakistan Association of Petroleum Geoscientists

    In English

    PASJ

    Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan

    In English

    PBC

    The People's Bank of China (http://www.pbc.gov.cn/)

    In English

    PBeiO

    Publications of the Beijing Astronomical Observatory

    In English

    PIDS

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies

    In English

    PIE

    Proto-Indo-European

    In English

    PIIA

    Pakistan Institute of International Affairs

    In English

    PIO
    Person of Indian Origin

    = NRI, PIO (see above)

    In English

    PISAI
    Pontificio Istituto di Studi Arabi e d'Islamistica (https://www.pisai.it/)

    = PISAI | Pontificium Institutum Studiorum Arabicorum et Islamicorum | In Latin

    In Italian

    PISAI
    Pontificium Institutum Studiorum Arabicorum et Islamicorum (https://www.pisai.it/)

    = PISAI (see above)

    In Latin

    PJA

    Proceedings of the Japan Academy

    In English

    PKAS

    Publication of the Korean Astronomical Society

    In English

    PMJS

    Premodern Japanese Studies

    In English

    PNAOJ

    Publications of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

    In English

    PNC
    Pacific Neighborhood Consortium (https://www.pnclink.org/)

    The Pacific Neighborhood Consortium (PNC) facilitates information exchanges and access to digitized data among institutions of higher education in the Pacific Rim. It designs, coordinates, and participates in international programs about information and technology exchange, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the development of cultural knowledge contents.

    In English

    PNOIS

    Phillippine National Observatory on the Information Society

    In English

    PPJ

    People's Plan Japonesia

    In English

    PRDLA

    Pacific Rim Digital Library Alliance

    In English

    PSA

    Prabhu Dasi Sisters of Ajmeer

    In English

    PSAA

    Philippines Studies Association of Australasia

    In English

    PSB

    Singapore Productivity and Standards Board

    In English

    PSDE

    Philippine Society of Digestive Endoscopy (www.psde.org.ph)

    In English

    PSJ

    Palynological Society of Japan

    In English

    PakEsA

    Pakistana Esperanto-Asocio

    In Esperanto

    QBF

    Qatar Basketball Federation

    In English

    RAJ

    Russian Association of Japanologists

    In English

    RAS-KB

    Royal Asiatic Society - Korea Branch

    In English

    RAWA
    Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan

    = راوا | جمعیت انقلابی زنان افغانستان | In Persian

    In English

    RCCT

    Registration Center of Certificated Translators

    In English

    RCES

    Registration Center of Experts for Standardization

    In English

    RDFP

    Rural Development Foundation of Pakistan

    In English

    RFA

    Radio Free Asia

    In English

      RIAP

      Research Institute for Asia and the Pacific

      In English

      RIFIAS

      Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies

      In English

      RIJS
      Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies (https://rijs.fas.harvard.edu/)

      The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies (RIJS) is a center supporting research activities concerning Japan and Japanese Studies. Its mission is to advance teaching and research on Japan, to stimulate scholarly and public interest about Japan and U.S.-Japan relations, and to strengthen ties between Harvard University and Japan and between Japan and the United States.

      In English

      RIMAS

      Rotterdam Institute of Modern Asian Studies

      In English

      RISA

      Religion in South Asia

      In English

      RISH

      Research Institute of Sustainable Humanosphere (www.rish.kyoto-u.ac.jp)

      In English

      RITE

      Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (www.rite.or.jp)

      In English

      RJSS

      Romanian Journal of Japanese Studies

      In English

      RMAP

      Resource Management in Asia-Pacific Program

      In English

      RNAOJ

      Report of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

      In English

      ROIS

      Research Organization of Information and Systems (www.rois.ac.jp)

      In English

      ROK

      Republic of Korea

      In English

      RSPAS

      Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies

      In English

      RUCTA

      Research Unit on Cultures and Technologies in Asia

      In English

      RvPCJ

      Review of Physical Chemistry of Japan

      In English

      SAC

      Standardization Administration of China

      In English

      SAGIA

      Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority

      In English

      SAIR

      South Asia Intelligence Review

      In English

      SAJA

      South Asian Journalists Association

      In English

      SAMP

      South Asia Microform Project

      In English

      SARD

      South Asia Resources Database

      In English

      SAS

      South Asian Studies

      In English

      SASMO

      Syrian Arab Standards and Metrology Organization

      In English

      SASO

      Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (www.saso.org.sa)

      In English

      SASn

      Studia Astronomica Sinica

      In Latin

      SAT

      Sisters of Saint Anne of Tiruchirappilli

      In English

      SATP

      South Asia Terrorism Portal

      In English

      SBIC

      Singapore Bioimaging Consortium (https://www.a-star.edu.sg/sbic)

      In English

      SCC

      Science and Civilisation in China

      In English

      SCCS

      Securities Clearing and Computer Services Pte Ltd

      In English

      SCJ
      Science Council of Japan (www.scj.go.jp)

      Science Council of Japan (SCJ) is the representative organization of Japanese scientist community ranging over all fields of sciences subsuming humanities, social sciences, life sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. It has been established as a special organization under the jurisdiction of the Japanese Prime Minister, operating independently of the government, for the purpose of promoting and enhancing the field of science, and having science reflected in and permeated into administration and industries.

      In English

      SCMP

      South China Morning Post

      In English

      SDC

      Support Democracy in China

      In English

      SEECR

      Southeastern Early China Roundtable

      In English

      SEF

      Singapore Epilepsy Foundation (www.epilepsy.com.sg/)

      In English

      SENAS

      Southern Europe Network of Asian Studies

      In English

      SES

      Stock Exchange of Singapore

      In English

      SGX

      Singapore Exchange

      In English

      SHAPS

      School of Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Studies

      In English

      SIC

      Sociology in China

      In English

      SII

      Standards Institution of Israel

      In English

      SIIA

      Singapore Institute of International Affairs (http://www.siiaonline.org/)

      In English

      SIM

      Singapore Institute of Management (http://www.sim.edu.sg/)

      In English

      SIMEX

      Singapore International Monetary Exchange

      In English

      SIPO
      State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China

      The abbreviation SIPO (State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China) includes the abbreviation IPO (Intellectual Property Office).

      In English

      SKAS

      Society of Korean-American Scholars

      In English

      SLJ

      Spacelab Japan

      In English

      SMS

      Snehagiri Missionary Sisters

      In English

      SMU

      Singapore Management University (https://www.smu.edu.sg/)

      In English

      SNOC

      Singapore National Olympic Council

      In English

      SOTA

      Stichting Onderzoekcentrum Turkistan en Azerbaidzjan

      In Dutch

      SQ

      Singapore Airlines (https://www.singaporeair.com)

      In English

      SSA

      Syrian Studies Association

      In English

      SSCR

      Society for the Study of Chinese Religions

      In English

      SSELP

      Sinological Serials in European Libraries Project

      In English

      SSIC

      Selangor State Investment Centre

      In English

      SSJR

      Society for the Study of Japanese Religions (https://sites.google.com/site/ssjrhome/)

      In English

      SSMS

      Singaporean Society for Mass Spectrometry (https://www.ssms.org.sg/)

      In English

      STERJ

      Solar, Terrestrial and Environmental Research Japan

      In English

      STTA

      Singapore Table Tennis Association (https://www.stta.org.sg/)

      In English

      SZPC

      Shandong Zhonghua Power Company

      In English

      SciSn

      Scientia Sinica

      In Latin

      StII

      Studien zur Indologie und Iranistik

      In German

      TACS

      Turkish American Cultural Society of New England (www.tacsne.org)

      In English

      TAUVEX
      Tel Aviv University Ultraviolet Explorer

      The abbreviation TAUVEX (Tel Aviv University Ultraviolet Explorer) includes the abbreviation UV (Ultraviolet).

      In English

      TAY

      Türkiye Arkeolojik Yerleşmeleri (http://tayproject.org)

      In Turkish

      TBD

      Türkiye Bilişim Derneği (https://www.tbd.org.tr)

      In Turkish

      TBMM

      Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi (https://www.tbmm.gov.tr)

      In Turkish

      TBV

      Türkiye Bilişim Vakfı (www.tbv.org.tr)

      In Turkish

      TCM
      Traditional Chinese Medicine

      = TCM | Traditionelle Chinesische Medizin | In German

      In English

      TDA

      Thailand Diving Association

      In English

      TEBE

      Türk Eskiçağ Bilimleri Enstitüsü (http://turkinst.org)

      In Turkish

      TEGV

      Türkiye Eğitim Gönüllüleri Vakfı

      In Turkish

      TEMA

      Türkiye Erozyonla Mücadele, Ağaçlandırma ve Doğal Varlıkları Koruma Vakfı (www.tema.org.tr)

      In Turkish

      TGB

      Türkye Gençler Birligi (https://tgb.gen.tr)

      In Turkish

      THE

      Türk Hukuk Enstitüsü (www.the.org.tr)

      In Turkish

      TID

      Tüm İnternet Derneği (www.tid.org.tr)

      In Turkish

      TISI

      Thai Industrial Standards Institute (https://www.tisi.go.th/)

      In English

      TJPh

      Turkish Journal of Physics

      In English

      TL

      Télé Liban

      In French

      TP

      T’oung Pao

      In many languages

      TPC

      Turkish Petroleum Company

      In English

      TPRECD

      Türk Plastik Rekonstrüktif ve Estetik Cerrahi Derneği (www.plastikcerrahi.org.tr)

      In Turkish

      TSE

      Türk Standardları Enstitüsü (https://www.tse.org.tr)

      In Turkish

      TTC

      Telecommunications Technology Committee (https://www.ttc.or.jp/e)

      In English

      TTRS
      Thailand Technology Rating System

      The abbreviation TTRS (Thailand Technology Rating System) includes the abbreviation TRS (Technology Rating System).

      In English

      TTRT

      Türkiye Radyo-Televizyon Kurumu (www.trt.net.tr)

      In Turkish

      TUASR

      Tokyo University Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science Report

      In English

      TUISR

      Tokyo University Institute Industrial Science Report

      In English

      TZV

      Türkiye Zeka Vakfı (https://www.tzv.org.tr/)

      In Turkish

      TokAB

      Tokyo Astronomical Bulletin

      In English

      TÖTIAD

      Türk Örüntü Tanıma ve İmge Anlama Derneği

      In Turkish

      TÜBİSAD

      Türkiye Bilişim Sanayicileri ve İşadamları Derneği (www.tubisad.org.tr)

      In Turkish

      TÜBİTAK

      Türkiye Bilimsel ve Teknolojik Araştırma Kurumu (https://www.tubitak.gov.tr)

      In Turkish

      TÜSİAD

      Türk Sanayicileri ve İşadamları Derneği (https://tusiad.org/tr/ )

      In Turkish

      TİDE

      Türkiye İç Denetim Enstitüsü (https://tide.org.tr)

      In Turkish

      TİDER

      Temel İhtiyaç Derneği (https://www.tider.org/)

      In Turkish

      TİKA

      Türk İşbirliği ve Kalkınma İdaresi Başkanlığı (https://www.tika.gov.tr)

      In Turkish

      UNAMA
      United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

      The abbreviation UNAMA (United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan) includes the abbreviation UN (United Nations).

      In English

      UNIFIL
      United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (https://unifil.unmissions.org/)

      The abbreviation UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) includes the abbreviation UN (United Nations).

      In English

      UNKRA
      United Nations Korean Relief Agency

      The abbreviation UNKRA (United Nations Korean Relief Agency) includes the abbreviation UN (United Nations).

      In English

      UNRWA
      United Nations Relief and Works Agency (for Palestine Refugees in the Near East)

      The abbreviation UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency (for Palestine Refugees in the Near East)) includes the abbreviation UN (United Nations).

      In English

      UOB

      University of Balamand

      In English

      UPSOA

      Union Postale du Sud et de l’Ouest de l’Asie

      In French

      USARJ

      United States Army, Japan (https://www.usarj.army.mil/)

      In English

      UYAP

      Ulusal Yargı Ağı Projesi (https://uyap.gov.tr/)

      In Turkish

      VSJ

      Volcanological Society of Japan

      In English

      VSOLB

      Variable Star Observers League in Japan - Bulletin

      In English

      VTRS
      Vietnamese Technology Rating System

      The abbreviation VTRS (Vietnamese Technology Rating System) includes the abbreviation TRS (Technology Rating System).

      In English

      WCMC-Q

      Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar

      In English

      WRSA-I

      War Reserve Stocks for Allies-Israel

      In English

      WZKM

      Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes

      In German

      YASAD

      Yazılım Sanayicileri Derneği (www.yasad.org.tr)

      In Turkish

      YUTR

      Yamaguchi University Technology Reports

      In English

      ZİÇEV

      Türkiye Zihinsel Yetersiz Çocukları Yetiştirme ve Koruma Vakfı

      In Turkish

      ĈRI

      Ĉina Radio Internacia

      In Esperanto

      İNETD

      İnternet Teknolojileri Derneği (www.inetd.org.tr)

      In Turkish

      МИАТ
      Монголын Иргэний Агаарын Тээвэр

      = MIAT | Mongolyn Irgenii Agaaryn Teever | In Mongolian

      In Mongolian

      תע"א
      התעשייה האווירית לישראל (https://www.iai.co.il/)

      = IAL | Israeli Aircraft Industries | In English

      In Hebrew

      راوا
      جمعیت انقلابی زنان افغانستان

      = RAWA, راوا (see above)

      In Persian

      財団法人
      地球科学技術総合推進機構 (www.aesto.or.jp)

      = AESTO | Advenced Earth Science and Technology Organization | In English

      In Japanese

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