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Why fight Apec?

(This article was published in the Commentary section of the Nov. 16, 2015 issue of the Philippine Daily Inquirer.)

This week, Manila will be clogged not only with heads of state, senior ministers and business leaders from 21 countries, who will be here for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Summit. 859 more words


Education of the 21st century - a need for change

It’s the 21st century, and yet at university education is still taught via a very old school method of lectures and seminars.

As the focus of primary and secondary education has shifted towards group learning, the traditional teaching methods where students attempt to absorb information whilst feeling half asleep as their teacher mumbles about some complicated formula is still the norm at a higher education level. 1,141 more words


Happy Days Are Here Again?

Just a little collection of charts and reports without much editorial comment necessary. Drawn from the usual suspects, zero hedge and David Stockman.


South Korean exports last month slumped the most in more than six years, with hefty drops in shipments to China, the US and Europe suggesting a further weakening in global demand.

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