Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the Forum on China-Africa cooperation in December 2015. (Credit: GovernmentZA/Flickr)

A Chinese Solution for North Korea?

In symbolic terms as well as in concrete outcome – the Korean summit, the first in 11 years, positively surprises. All the more in...
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Global energy security as an ontological system

The study of global energy security in the context of socio-philosophical problems is necessary because global energy security has already been transformed from a...
Campaigners outside the UK treasury highlight the destructive impact of tax havens. (Credit: Enough Food IF/Flickr)

Wealth mobility: Implications for inequality

In recent decades, economic globalisation has led to an increased mobility of financial assets and wealthy individuals across national boundaries. At the same time, income...
Statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Tavistock Square Gardens, not far from where he studied at London University. (Credit: pxl.store/Bigstock)

Branding exercises and corporate governance: Lessons for Indian universities

This article explores the importance of branding for high-level educational institutions, particularly newer players in the Indian educational context. Preceding this in terms of...
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China’s media in Africa: Expansion, perception, and reception

Chinese media has increased its footprint in Africa in recent years, which is widely seen as a way for China to extend its ‘soft...

US strategy and the business environment in Iran

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was signed in Oct 2015 between Iran and the six major nuclear powers: the US, UK, France,...
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Business as a force for good: New paradigms, new realities

More than ever before, there seems to be a growing consensus that in order to survive and be successful on a long-term basis, businesses...
Tibetan landscape on the road from Saga, Central Tibet. (Credit: pablopicasso/Bigstock)

Integrating Eurasia: Evolving Russian-Indian infrastructure links

The reemergence of grand, ancient world cultures is becoming the hallmark of the twenty-first century. During the 2010s, China and India have outgrown the...
Making Sustainability Work Through Business Transformation

Making Sustainability Work Through Business Transformation

A recent study found India’s economic growth to be at over seven percent, largely led by businesses pursuing innovation activities and automation initiatives that are aimed at sustainable, long-term...
#FeesMustFall demonstration in Pretoria, South Africa. (Credit: Paul Saad/Flickr)

Digitalisation of the media in Africa: Prospects for change

Global media has become increasingly digitalised in recent years. These processes have had a detrimental impact on the traditional business models of commercial journalism,...

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