In 2011, Forbes magazine published an article by Norm Augustine, an aerospace businessman and government advisor. He outlined an interesting comparison between China and the United States. When the article was published, eight out of the nine top political posts in China were held by engineers. By contrast, virtually no high-ranking politicians in the US...
THE last-minute compromise at the Durban climate change conference in December brought the role of Asia in reducing greenhouse gases sharply into focus. By 2020 China is expected to produce quarter of the world’s emissions. Factor in India and the other burgeoning economies in the region, and the need for decisive climate change action in...
THAT the world’s population is becoming more globalized has been known for some time. No longer is the planet fragmented into isolated countries — economics, politics, creative industries; all are converging on the global stage. Never has the need for intelligent, thoughtful, and internationally minded leadership been greater; and never has a degree from a...
Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany prides itself on its diversity and its ability to deliver a high-quality education to an international student population. More than three-quarters of students at this residential university are from outside Germany and a large proportion of these are from Asia. For international students looking for a Western-style education, Jacobs offers...
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