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Address to Randolph Rotary on Bhutan

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My time in Bhutan is shrouded in a fog of mystery. Six months after having departed, I am still processing; the richness of the experience may guarantee a lifetime of processing ahead. 2,526 more words

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Has the global trade-development link peaked?

Trade has been a key driver of global growth, income convergence, and poverty reduction. Both developing countries and emerging market economies have benefited from opportunities to transfer technology from abroad and to undergo domestic structural transformation via trade integration in the last decades. 2,183 more words

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The Utility War

How many people does it take to defend an electricity reading metre?

Four, apparently.

In a land where bribery is acknowledged as tips and favour money, government employees crooked and honest practice corruption as part of their daily responsibilites. 188 more words

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Conducting research in a developing country

I must say that I’m on a rather steep learning curve and am holding on for dear life. Even in the infantile stage of my research, I have hit a few speed bumps and curve balls and am starting to feel a little jostled. 479 more words

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Harald Haas: Forget Wi-Fi. Meet the new Li-Fi Internet - [TED Talks]

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What if we could use existing technologies to provide Internet access to the more than 4 billion people living in places where the infrastructure can’t support it?

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Aging population could shrink workforce by 10% in China|Society|chinadaily.com.cn

The graying of the population could shrink the number of working-age adults by more than 10 percent in China by 2040, a report from the World Bank said on Wednesday. 289 more words

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