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Gawad Kalinga – Is it Timely?

Why is the cause of Gawad Kalinga so important? Is GK really a timely cause right now? Aren’t these so called homeless people actually a misnomer since technically most of them have makeshift homes already?

Interesting Facts About Indians Living Abroad

According to a rough estimate, there are more than 20 million Indian people currently living abroad. This number includes both the Non-resident ones (NRIs), as well as those having their roots in this country. Unevenly distributed in more than 24 countries across the globe, this Diaspora is very large and is ranked just next to the Chinese and the Jewish Diasporas in size. The population includes scientists, engineers, software/IT professionals, skilled workers, semi-skilled workers, and students. Here are a few interesting facts and statistics about the large immigrant population from India.

The Vinh Moc Tunnels of Vietcong Attract Tourists

In 1954, the French colonialists were finally defeated by the Viet Minh at the famous battle at Dien Bien Phu. By then, America was paying 80% of the French war costs.

Environment of Banking

A group as divers as South African Bank cannot be replicated in any one country. Therefore we have a ‘rifle shot’ approach to international expansion.

World Malaria Day Special – Part III – The Issues That Hinder the Global Eradication of Malaria

This article is Part Three and the concluding installment of the author’s contribution to the events marking the World Malaria Day on April 25, 2009. It pinpoints in very clear terms the largely ignored reasons and major obstacles that are hindering the global eradication of malaria. Subtitled, “International Politics And Financial Interests; And How They Affect The Eradication Of Malaria Globally – Part Three”, it is intended to draw the World’s attention to the inequities and other factors that are hindering the eradication of malaria especially in the malaria-endemic regions of the world. The objective is to sensitize the World and its people to know that there is a better way forward to achieve the Noble Goal of a malaria-free world.

Lithium Deposits About to Put Bolivia on the Map Again – Big Time!

Did you know that Bolivia as half of the known Lithium Deposits in the World? You’ve heard of “ion-Lithium” batteries right? Sure you have, you even own a few, did you know that? They are in your laptop, your cell phone and in all kinds of little electronic devices. That’s a lot of lithium isn’t it?

Indian Food & Beverage Processing

The article is a brief introduction of the Indian food and beverage processing. One may get first hand information on the current situation of fruits & vegetables, fish & meat, dairy and alcoholic beverages processing in the country.

Japan – Unemployment, Underemployment, and Other Financial Pain

Japan is now facing high unemployment, underemployment, and other financial pain. The jobless rate in Japan of 4.8% may seem like nothing to Europeans and Americans, but Jiro and Akiko Sato know that 4.8% in Japan is much higher for structural and cultural reasons.

We Cannot Expect Pakistan to Do What America Could Not

We must consider that if America, with its military might, satellites and well-equipped soldiers has not been able to stop the Taliban from crisscrossing the Afghan-Pakistan border in the last seven years, we cannot expect Pakistan to be able to accomplish that for us. We are making a deadly and costly mistake by trying to coerce Pakistan to achieve what we have failed to do. President Barack Obama has been reaching out to the Muslim world, seeking diplomacy over militarism. It must do the same in Afghanistan instead of Afganizing Pakistan.

World Malaria Day Special – Part II – The Issues That Hinder the Global Eradication of Malaria

This article is Part Two of the author’s contribution to the events marking the World Malaria Day on April 25, 2009. It pinpoints in very clear terms the largely ignored reasons and major obstacles that are hindering the global eradication of malaria. Subtitled, “International Politics And Financial Interests; And How They Affect The Eradication Of Malaria Globally – Part Two”, it is intended to draw the World’s attention to the inequities and other factors that are hindering the eradication of malaria especially in the malaria-endemic regions of the world. The objective is to sensitize the World and its people to know that there is a better way forward to achieve the Noble Goal of a malaria-free world.