• Jan

    If one were to characterise the special national identity of Japan in two words, nothing would be more appropriate than “service culture”. The land of the rising sun ranks,

  • Dec

    It is one of the most significant events of 2014. It has influenced geo-politics and impacted the economic scenario planning of every country

  • Dec
    By Clive Crook, Bloomberg

    Last month the Financial Times chose Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century, a study of the underlying dynamics of inequality, as its business book of the year. The

  • Dec

    This is the refrain going round the country. January 9 2015 marks the centenary of the return of Mohandas (not Mohanlal) K Gandhi from South Africa

  • Dec

    Climate sensitivity is a metric used to characterise the response of the global climate system to a given forcing (where forcing is defined as the difference of sunlight absorbed by

  • Dec
    By Martin Carnoy, Reuters

    Washington has systematically pushed to ostracise Cuba from the rest of Latin America years after the policy has become anachronistic. By focusing so completely on the “bad” Cuba of

  • Dec
    By Leonid Bershidsky

    US-based social ne-tworks have been credited with hel-ping protesters in many countries topple oppressive regimes or at least try. These “Facebook revolutions” and “Twitter revolutions” mostly took place

  • Dec

    This is an age of collaboration. A seemingly simple device like a mobile phone is an integrative combination of hundreds of technologies that are designed developed tested

  • Dec

    Tricks and treats coercion threats manhandling and extermination are the methods by which christianity and islam spread throughout the world. If these tools had not been

  • Dec

    As was to be expected, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) won a convincing victory in the elections to the lower house of the Japanese