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Reputations On the Line: Communicate Effectively or Lose Out

Monday, November 1st, 2010

To say that the Internet has revolutionised international trade over the last decade is to understate its importance. Thanks to the Internet, where once only substantial corporations were able to venture, now virtually anyone with something to sell and a computer has access to a world-wide market.


Despite the Tensions: Baengnyeong Island is Calm and Beautiful

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

When the TV camera crews and ravenous press scrums packed up their bags and moved on, the inevitable void that followed was palpable. Several months on and into the summer, it was starting to feel like an unavoidable scar plastered all over the otherwise pleasant face of Baengnyeong Island.

Tiny and on the frontline of the North-South Korea conflict, the outcrop was thrust to center stage when the South Korean navy corvette, the Cheonan, sunk on March 26.


Top 10 Reasons to Visit Tamilnadu

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

India is a vast and wonderful country with over 4.7 million tour¬ists from all over the globe visiting its shores on a yearly basis. For many people who have come to see Incredible India, their visit is worth reminiscing and many would like to go back and experience it all once more. And for those who have not gone there yet – a great deal would be dreaming of someday going and have the same experience.

Incubator Firm Failure or Graduation - The Role of University Links

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Technology incubators are a special form of business incubator. They focus on new enterprises whose operations are based on novel technological ideas that are likely to lead to a marketable new product. They provide common services as well as financial, legal and business support to these newly formed enterprises. The incubation process ends after a limited period of time, either with the “graduation” of successful start-ups that move outside the incubator, or with the termination of incubation arrangements for one reason or another.

Interviewing Tips To Land Your Dream Job

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

This week I have been interviewing communicators for an internal communications role. I wanted to jot down my impressions from talking to a set of talented people, share do’s and don’ts and what I look for when it comes to hiring someone for a communications job. These ideas and recommendations I believe can apply to any profile and role.

At the time of publishing this post the position is still open and the selection process is underway.


India-Korea Cooperation In Education Sector

Monday, February 1st, 2010

The demands of the world economy are changing. The 21st Century demands a new brand of cooperation on education. Several countries have put education at the top of their national agendas. An emerging trend is observed in the collaboration between various nations in the field of education to meet global challenges.


Higher Education in India - Concerns and Strategies

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Elementary education, being the foundation of the pyramid in the education system, has been accorded high priority since the post independence period in India. Two programs, which were implemented in the beginning of the 21st century through the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) and the Midday Meal Program (MDM), played important roles in increasing the gross enrollment ratio in the 6-14 age group.

CEPA Effect: Korea to Recruit Language Professionals From India

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Korea has long had an insatiable thirst for English. English as a second language (ESL) education is a billion dollar industry in this country of 48 million. Starting in third grade, all students receive compulsory ESL classes in the public school system; these classes continue through the first or second year of university. Some 40,000 children are sent to study in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, South Africa and Great Britain, as well as special camps in the Philippines, Malaysia and some other countries. ESL is a US$15 billion a year industry.

India - Korea Cooperation in Education

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Although India and Korea are separated by a vast continental landmass, they share multiple common denominators like oriental values, moral attributes, social interactions and family values to name few. In recent times, when all nations have experienced a direct or indirect impact of the economic downturn, Asia is looking promising to lead the world out of this recession and is poised to become the next global power continent.


A Korean in Riyadh

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Mr. Kang Gye-doo, President and CEO of Daedeok Innopolis—Korea’s foremost research cluster—visited Saudi Arabia to discuss closer collaboration between Korea and Saudi Arabia. Kang took advantage of this visit to deliver an inspiring keynote address at the first annual “International Conference on Entrepreneurship” (25-26 October, 2009) held in Riyahd. Kang stressed the importance of institutional innovation, something that he is famous for. He shared his experiences in the internationalization of Daedeok Innopolis over the last year, stressing the importance of entrepreneurs and the universal validity of the Korean developmental model.

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Train your Brain

Monday, July 20th, 2009


We’ve learned more about the brain in the last 20 years than everything we knew about it before that time. The declaration that the 1990s would be the ‘Decade of the Brain’ unleashed such a burst of activity in the field of neuroscience that, by the end of those 10 years, scientists had literally turned our knowledge of the brain on its head.



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