Tag Archives: Vietnam

Social obligations and the meaning of meals


Yesterday we took a careful look at the budget of my office’s unpaid intern, and some of you questioned her spending habits. So today we’ll be looking at the importance of social obligations, and why spending more than 20% of … Continue reading

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Has China Peaked?


This is a question I have been struggling with these past few months. I don’t mean to say that China’s economy is headed for a bust (although many are afraid it is), but will the rest of the world ever … Continue reading

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Does China’s Military Might Make it a Superpower?


So far we have seen that China has the GDP to be a superpower, and would have the political strength to meet the criteria if it decided to take on a leadership role. Today we will be trying to evaluate … Continue reading

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