16 May, 2007 in Rankings
Miss Universe China - NingNing Zhang

Miss Universe 2007 is coming up, and since I promised I’d follow up with a bit of “hot” and “sexy”… Miss Universe 2007, the 56th Miss Universe pageant, will take place on 28 May 2007 at the National Auditorium in Mexico City, Mexico. 77 delegates will compete for the title, currently held by Puerto Rico’s […]

9 May, 2007 in Rankings

With China posts like ““Chinese girls are the most beautiful girls in the world” – Israeli music”, “China : Sex, Pride and a bit about Israel”, “China : The right to have sex”, and “Is Chinabounder’s “Sex and Shanghai” back?! ” I get alot of “Chinese girls”, “China sex”, “Chinese nude girl” keywords traffic. Those […]

14 Apr, 2007 in Rankings

What are the best research institutes in Asia and how do those compare to other universities around the world? Is Asian academic research different than that of the "west"? Where is Asian research going? Being interested in Asian academics this past year, I’ve noticed major differences in the way research is perceived in Asia as […]

15 Mar, 2007 in Rankings

What are the best MBA programs in Asia? how do those compare to other universities around the world? I’ve been browsing through the Asia MBA programs recently, trying to figure out how those rank and how they are considered to be in comparison to the world. Here’s a summary of the information I found for […]

11 Oct, 2006 in Rankings
The Times Higher Ranking 2006

The Times Higher Education Supplement has issued its 2006 report for the world's university rankings this week, so it's a good opportunity to update the "Top Universities in Asia 2006" list and discuss Asian academics. Times Higher continues to show its appreciation for the Asian universities as the Asian universities continue to climb the rankings. […]

6 Oct, 2006 in Rankings

In "How to succeed doing business in China " I discussed the possible western stereotype and misunderstanding about GuanXi and giving the Chinese gifts. If a formal article in an Israeli newspaper about doing business in China advises that you should give gifts on a personal basis and should not take "no" for an answer, […]

29 Sep, 2006 in Rankings
The Global Competitiveness Report 2006-2007

The Global Competitiveness report has been published for the year 2006-2007 with some interesting changes in the world ranking. "Switzerland, Finland and Sweden are the world's most competitive economies according to The Global Competitiveness Report 2006-2007, released by the World Economic Forum on 26 September 2006. Denmark, Singapore, the United States, …

9 Sep, 2006 in Rankings
Freedom - Asian countries chart

Freedom-house, "an independent non-governmental organization that supports the expansion of freedom in the world", has issued its annual report this week called "Freedom of the World" detailing ranking for freedom in countries around the world. The report ranks every country on a seven point scale in two categories – "political rights" (PR) and "civil liberties" […]

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