Poverty And Africa
Poverty is a state of being limited financially and materially. A poor person is almost a dead person; not really dead but needs some help. Most people find it very difficult to cope with poverty because it renders them incapable. Some people have ascribed poverty to unemployment and lack of opportunity. A large number of people around the world trace it to lack of education. They believe that illiteracy is a principal factor that promotes limitation and redundancy, thereby causing financial unavailability.Ten Trends for Chinese Mould Industry
Chinese mould industry gained gratifying achievements in adjusting the industrial structure and implementing industrial upgrade. The quick development of the mould industry gives hope to many mould enterprises. There are ten trends for the development of our mould industry.Ultimate Information About Lagos-Nigeria
Lagos, though the smallest state in Nigeria is one of the most populous states in Nigeria (2nd after Kano state) and the most economical state of the federation. Little wonder it is referred to as “The centre of Excellence.”Protests: Who Is Listening?
I participated in my first protest through the streets of Manhattan on February 15, 2003 to stop the U. S. invasion of Iraq; after walking for hours and hearing that 10 million people around the world had joined in a global demonstration, I felt confident that a significant impact was made and our voices were heard. However, a few weeks later George W. Bush had launched the invasion into Iraq for a highly controversial war that is still being fought today, in one way or another. The defeat and disappointment I felt at that moment knowing that our efforts went to waste was indescribable and from then on I began to lose hope in the effect of protests. Yet till this day I am constantly hearing about people taking to the streets to protest and it makes me wonder who is listening?Expectations and Apprehensions – Obama’s Visit to South East Asia
This article throws light on the range of issues, from strategic to political, that are expected to be discussed when Obama will visit Pakistan, sometime next year. My opinion is that the core issues will remain during President Zardari’s visit to Oval office as well, expected earlier in 2011.Don’t Train Elephants, Train Ourselves: Changing the Way We Think About Our Actions
The absolute ugliness within our species seems to ever startle me in its brutality. In this beautiful, mostly Buddhist, country of Thailand, home today to a depleted population of less than 5000 Asian elephants – in 1900 there were over 300,000-last week another beautiful creature was murdered for its tusks.Tainted Uniforms, General Deepak Kapoor and the Adarsh Housing Episode
While driving past Cuffe Parade onwards to the United Services Club, I would see a building coming up adjacent to the sea. I used to wonder how a building so close to the sea was being allowed to be built in violation of the coastal zone regulations. Now the that the building is ready a sordid state of affairs is revealed and the sad part is that the Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor is at the apex of this sorry tale of land grab and hoodwinking of the powers that be.Reasons and Barriers for International Trade
If you read on the news that Japan and Ukraine will take part in any international trade system of some particular goods for some period of years, what would come first in your mind? DO you think there would be any challenges these two countries would face when taking part in this trade. Would there be benefits?Division of and Procedures for International Trade, Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments
Vital steps are taken when processing an international trade. Considering import trade, export trade and entreport, balance of trade and balance of payments are also essential elements in making an international trade successful. There are lots of technicalities when processing an international trade, but here are the simple basics just to have an idea that foreign trade is not just about buying from another country or selling to them.International Trade – Tariffs or Restrictions to Trade
Tariffs are taxes or duties imposed on imports and exports by the government of a country. The idea behind tariffs is to restrict the volume of trade or improve the international terms of trade. But are also very essential to check-mate international trade to suit the developments and interests of a particular nation.