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China and the US: 2 different approaches to culture

In China and America, ideas of civilization and antiquity are deeply entrenched within modern conceptions of national culture.
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Why care about corporate social responsibility?

Today, it is not only the public who are cynical about sustainability, but also business people themselves. Even if companies clearly do more good in sustainability than before.
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Opportunities and challenges along the Ice Silk Road

The coming year in Arctic affairs offers China many opportunities on different levels to start implementing a long-term, complex and up-to-date strategy.
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Stop, breathe, and be mindful

Multi-tasking, overdoing things in a compulsive and obsessive manner and living in a pressurized climate has become the norm which takes away the quality, meaning and joy of life.
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Online user privacy in the spotlight, but is this really anything new?

The issue of private online data protection came into the spotlight recently after two scandals involving some of China's most popular apps, WeChat and Alipay.
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A remembrance: the day I almost died

Extend yourself – you, the unique beauty and goodness that you are – that others may find the way, courage, and light to become who they really wish to be.
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Staying alert is no longer enough to react to an ambiguous business environment

Disruptions nowadays do not leave a lot of time for reaction. So it can be even more damaging if a company wastes energy working on the wrong changes or screws up the execution.
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Trump's tax reforms put dollars before people

Trump's tax legislation also attests to many Republicans' belief that dollars are more important than voters.
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Being ill and poor in the US just got more expensive

The biggest losers from the GOP tax plans would be the 87 million middle class families facing higher taxes, plus the 13 million people who would lose their healthcare.
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Get trade multilateralism out of its crisis

The comity of nations will have to work collectively for better governance of global public goods – trade being one of them.
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