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Interview with ‘Dr. M’: Leadership in Malaysia – and its abuse (video)

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Investvine met Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, prime minister of Malaysia for 22 years between 1981 to 2003 and today an outspoken critic of the incumbent...
Malaysia has to face its challenges

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The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of MAHSA University in Selangor, Malaysia (and former Director General, Malaysia Ministry of Health) Dr. Tan Sri Ismail Merican talks...
How to invest in Philippine property: A guide for foreigners, expats and OFWs

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Acquiring property in the Philippines, whether it’s a completed condominium or an off-plan unit, is fairly straightforward for foreigners and expats. You just need...
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As Silicon Valley venture capital funding slows down considerably, it's likely to be startups with real business models, product and service offerings that will...
College Simulates The Real World

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Current research reveals that students decide to go to college primarily to improve their employment opportunities. They look to colleges to prepare them not...
Battle for strategic supremacy in East Asia: Who will win?

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Simmering tensions in the South China Sea have reached a state of uneasiness as of late. Long-standing territorial disputes between China and several regional...
Aquino

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It is very easy to bash President Aquino (PNoY) now given the surprising rise of a solid protest vote in the May 9 Philippine...
Palawaninvestvine

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The 'Its more fun in the Philippines' campaign launched in 2012 to attract more visitors was lauded as a 'remarkable success' by Warc 100...
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As the elections approach in the Philippines and people are to choose a new head of state on May 9, Investvine is kicking off...
education

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From Cogswell Polytechnical College in San Jose, California, Dr. Deborah Snyder and John Duhring, authors of a new higher education series in advance of...
planning-essentials

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In my second post of the tips for financial planners series, I discussed three ways financial planners can create precise and accurate forecasts. In...
planning

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In my first post in the top tips for financial planners series, I explored why a budgeting and planning solution is key to financial...
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Factoring The Benefits of Higher Education By Deborah Snyder, PhD and John Duhring, Cogswell Polytechnical College, San Jose, California Participating in the global ecosystems that have...
K-12-Education

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From Cogswell Polytechnical College in San Jose, California, Dr. Deborah Snyder and John Duhring, authors of a new higher education series in advance of...
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2016 has already been a busy (and sleepless) time for CFOs in Asia and around the world as they finalize their budget plans for...
A leap in Consciousness – Discovery in a digital world

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From Cogswell Polytechnical College in San Jose, California, Dr. Deborah Snyder and John Duhring, authors of a new higher education series in advance of...
I Ask My Good Angel

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A poem by Firoz Abdul Hamid They say trust me, All I see is betrayal of trust, The planet dilapidated; nature wrecked in the name of progress, Livelihoods...
Lessons from the cold in Bangkok

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It shouldn’t be that cold in Bangkok. Well, let’s say “cold.” Yesterday night it was around 16°C (61°F) on the mercury combined with a relatively...