Monthly Archives: October 2012

Senkaku Island Dispute

by Yu-Shan Wu   Senkaku island-is composed of eight small, uninhabited islands, alsoknown as Diaoyu island, located around east of Mainland China, west ofOkinawa Island and northeast of Taiwan. This Senkaku island disputehas been a controversial topic due to its … Continue reading

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SAARC: The Talking Shop

After almost 32 years of its establishment, and seventeen summits, the organization of the countries making up the largest group of people in the world called SAARC still remains to be seen by itself and the world as a successful … Continue reading

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The idiosyncrasies of a Chinese persona – “Fu Er Dai”

Key word: The “Fu Er Dai”, or Rich 2 G, AKA Rich second generation, are Chinese born into rich families after the 1980s, who tend to be eligible to inherit lots of money and assets from their parents. As the … Continue reading

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Is India Ready to Embrace Multi-brand Retail Giants?

Extensive street demonstrations and uproar in parliament against proposed reforms in retail sector in India has exposed the ability of congress-led ruling coalition – United Progressive Alliance (UPA) – to push forward any comprehensive reforms to liberalize investment regime and … Continue reading

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A little help from Myanmar

by Dian Amalia While countries in South East Asia are struggling to improve their economic growth and are assumed to be in the ‘middle income trap’, Myanmar spreads the good news that it is transitioning from military rule to a … Continue reading

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A Kingdom Where Happiness is Not Only Part of a Fairytale

We just want to be happy, don’t we?                                     By: Allan Tamen Any person’s greatest pursuit in life is to be happy. Everything we do is an attempt, at least in our minds, to lead us to happiness. Who we share … Continue reading

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Sweatshops in China

IPhone 5, Apple Inc’s newest product, has been one of the company’s most aggressive international rollouts. In spite of solid demand, however, the supply constrains somewhat negatively affected its sales. What further complicated the supply problem is that two riots … Continue reading

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