Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Business of Restoration in Japan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLZ0vSE8m34 Architecture in Japan has for hundreds of years represented Japan’s innovation and cultural uniqueness. Today renovation of historic Japanese homes is attracting new foreign investors to Japan. Restoration of old homes has been yielding up to 80 percent investment … Continue reading

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Kim Jong-Un Wins Time’s ‘Person Of The Year’ Reader Poll

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By: Dana Sher TIME’s Person of the Year will be announced Dec. 19, however the reader poll’s results were announced on the 13th, and I have to say I was very surprised. Among the 40 candidates are Marissa Mayer, Hilary … Continue reading

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A business built on guilt: the dark side of doing good

Ever thought about going abroad and spending some time as a volunteer doing good for the local community? If so, you are not alone – especially when you had Cambodia on your list. The number of volunteers coming into the … Continue reading

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China’s challenges

Huai-Chun Yu After the secrecy of the procedure by China’s top leaders is selected. Xi Jinping announced human touched speech compare to other Chinese officials. “ Our people have great enthusiasm, hope for better education, stable jobs, satisfactory income, higher … Continue reading

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Economic Cost of Indian Democracy: Look at China!

While democracy is a preferred system of government for people’s freedom and human rights, its appropriateness needs to be reviewed, and economic costs of democracy has to be assessed and accounted for,  for some countries. Indians fame themselves of having … Continue reading

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