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A large part of India’s success in having an educated population lies in the fact that education is actually so cheap in the country that an average person is able to afford it. (Image:  wikimedia /  CC0 1.0)

Why India Is Unable to Keep Its Best Brains

When India became independent from British rule in 1947, the country’s education was abysmal. Over 60 years since independence, the hard work and perseverance of the people have ensured that more than 75 percent of children aged 7-10 have been educated…

A high school teacher in China recently published an article condemning the country's education system. (Image: via  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

A Glimpse into School Life in China

A high school teacher in China has recently published an article condemning the country’s education system. The teacher, who has 20 years’ experience in the profession, first taught in the countryside, and then moved to a prestigious city school. He…

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Germany-China Trade Deals Not a Response to U.S. Tariffs

Germany and China recently signed deals worth 20 billion euros (US$23.6 billion). In addition to multiple joint cooperation projects between governmental agencies, companies like BASF, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler, Siemens, and…

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Why India Is Unable to Keep Its Best Brains

When India became independent from British rule in 1947, the country’s education was abysmal. Over 60 years since independence, the hard work and perseverance of the people have ensured that more…

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A Glimpse into School Life in China

A high school teacher in China has recently published an article condemning the country’s education system. The teacher, who has 20 years’ experience in the profession, first taught in the…

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Everything You Need to Know About the ZTE Scandal

One of China’s biggest corporations, ZTE, is now embroiled in what is essentially the biggest embarrassment for a Chinese business operating in the United States. The telecommunications company has been…

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Trump Goes Toe-to-Toe With Beijing on Trade

June has been a big month for U.S.-China relations. Firstly, President Donald Trump announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports. This was done, the POTUS said, to encourage…

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How Did Kim Jong-un Travel to Singapore?

How did Kim Jong-un travel to Singapore on Sunday June 10 for his landmark summit with President Trump? This is a subject of great interest to me. Dictators are very…

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‘Made in China’ or ‘Made in Japan’

Both China and Japan are huge manufacturing countries; however, while one relies on bulk manufacturing, the latter has created an image of quality craftsmanship for its products. As a result,…