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Polys, unis to run more modular courses

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Hoping to stay competitive in his job despite various commitments and a busy schedule, engineer Mohamed Johannes Wahid took up a modular course in maritime and offshore operations two years ago. 474 more words

Current Affairs

Art and Social - Al Hoash

We find today a hub of art and culture places that rethink their way of dissimulating art and the interaction with the public. Spaces that interrogate their integration in society. 477 more words

Jerusalem

What does 'development' actually mean?

What with all the attacks on international development aid of late, at least in the UK, there has been talk of reviewing the narrative about what ‘development’ actually means. 446 more words

International Development

Round 1: China 1 – USA 0

In a previous blog, I discussed the China-USA dynamic in the Trump era. After the first month of the Trump administration, it is most interesting to see what is happening on the world stage in regards to the dynamic between these two hegemons. 131 more words

Culture

The Dignity Deficit

There is an interesting, thought provoking and slightly scary article, by Arthur C Brooks in Foreign Affairs entitled “The Dignity Deficit.

Warning: Dr Brooks is president of the conservative… 1,777 more words

Conservative Policies And Platform

A Cure for Wellness / **** ½

As a movie fan, there can be little more dispiriting than feeling like you’re in a film era that’s so filled with franchises, remakes, sequels, and comic book films that there’s little room for originality. 691 more words

Movie Reviews

"That Which Is Not Seen" (Part I)

I had told myself that I would not write (save the nightly journal of course) until I had completed my weeks of vigorous GRE prep (hey there, un-missed pal of high school math). 772 more words

Economics