The commercial Chinese trade in 2013 exceeded, for the first time, 4.000 billion dollars, making the Asian giant the first commercial power in the world. In fact, in 2013 the total exports and imports from China reached USD 4.16 trillion with an increase of 7.6%. More specifically, China’s exports increased by 7.9% to 2.21 trillion dollars… Read More China, the World’s Largest Economy- With Limits
After the demonstrators (most of them students and activists) occupied the Taiwanese Parliament on the 19th of March 2014, and protests are still going on, the government has instructed the police to restore order and clean-up the Parliament from what it described as an “unlawful” act that went against the principle of democracy. The police… Read More Taiwanese Protesters still Fight…for the Right Cause?
An alarming group of students and demonstrators recently burst into the Taiwanese parliament to protest against the China trade pact. On the evening of 19th March demonstrators occupied the Taiwanese parliament in order to stop the ruling party, the Chinese Nationalist Party (the KMT, Kuomintang of China, Zhōngguó Guómíndǎng, 中國國民黨) to further proceed with the… Read More Taiwanese Protesters Rebel Against Trade Pact with China
The circular economy is a concept that is still largely unknown under this term and as it’s been something I’ve been trying to work within , mainly because I aspire to work under those principles when I own my own company one day, I will help spread it. As such I will explain what it… Read More The Circular Economy
Being a business student, one of the first things you learn is that the big goal of any business is to make profit. If a business does not run at a profit then it’s just a sinkhole of money that will not attract investors and will not motivate enough most of its workers. While this… Read More What Business can Learn from Social Enterprises
It has been half a decade that the world has been struggling with recession. While some would say that the increase in purchasing power of the common man has lead to the crisis, many believe that it is safe to say that the low lending rates for a prolonged period were responsible for the crisis.… Read More The Asian Slide
Greenpeace activists staged a demonstration in front of Budapest’s landmark Liberty Statue 10 days ago, to protest against the expansion of the Paks nuclear power plant. Under the agreement that was settled by the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, with Moscow a few weeks ago, the Hungarian government will receive a thirty-year loan of 10… Read More Hungary and the nuclear option: going backward or looking ahead?