Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

  • Food Security- an inconvenient truth for Taiwan

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    When my father was a little poor orphan during the war in China, he searched in fields for the remains of grains of rice and ate them with rats’ or birds’ eggs he found. And my mother as a child in eastern Taiwan coast, ate rice gruel mixed with sweet […]

  • Indian Women – Corporate Divas or Ordinary Janes

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    Do bright colors, festivities, spicy food, heat, dirt, poverty, or spiritual retreats ring any bells when you think of India? And what about Indian women? Exotic is perhaps the first stereotype that springs to mind. Well, the Indian woman is certainly more than that! In a country rife with unemployment, […]

  • More and Better Jobs in South Asia

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    South Asia, which is home to more than 40 percent of the world’s absolute poor, will contribute nearly 40 percent of the growth in the world’s working age population over the next several decades. “More and Better Jobs in South Asia”, a publication by the World Bank, attempts to answer […]