Japan in the Heart

I just discovered a new site related to Japan: Japan in the Heart: Help Change Someone’s Life Today it will bring both help and hope to those right in the heart of this troubled region. Do check it out. Cheers!

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IT business in India vs China. Points to consider

IT business in India vs China. Points to consider Population India China 1.17b 1.3b Labor Force India China 467 million 813.5 million GDP PPP India China $3.57 trillion $8.75 trillion IT Outsourcing Market Size India China $70 billion $20 billion Salary Demands India China Sharply Increasing Steady Management Talent Pool India China Strong management skills with continual growth and investment ...

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Featured Company – Cassius Group

As far as getting your IT infrastructure in Asia, done right, is a concern; Cassius Group stands out as a consultancy that offers deep understanding of Asia Pacific when it comes to setting up and managing solutions for technology, IT, audio visual, CCTV and physical security systems in the region. Cassius Group was originally founded in 2004 in Singapore by ...

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Who is online in Indonesia?

According to the ADMA Digital Marketing Handbook 2011: There are currently 34 million internet users in Indonesia, representing a 14% internet penetration rate. (SOURCE: BBH ASIA PACIFIC) By 2015, Indonesia’s internet penetration rate is expected to hit 37%. (SOURCE: BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP) Approximately 73% of the internet population in Indonesia is 34 years old or below. (SOURCE: COOLFOUNDERS/COMSCORE) Indonesia’s online ...

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Korean Grapes

Seemingly innocent, yet interesting looking grapes from Korea: Look quite normal. Although perhaps a bit too perfectly round. Taste strangely like grape soda! Or like those little Japanese jelly things. Like no natural product I’ve ever tasted before. … and they have an average of three seeds inside each one of them… and when you bit into them, they are ...

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The Times Higher Education university rankings for Asian universities are out for 2011-2012

The Times Higher Education university rankings for Asian universities are out for 2011-2012 (for those that take university rankings seriously). Taking the top five spots are: 1. University of Tokyo. Japan. 2. University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong. 3. National University of Singapore. Singapore. 4. Peking University. China. 5. Kyoto University. Japan. Naturally I’m not too sure what the implications ...

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Be a Part of Japanese Art History in New York City

On the 20th October, Japanese realist painter Smizu Matsuki (see her Wikipedia page here) will receive honors in New York City for being the first woman to inducted into the exclusive Salmagundi Art Club, nearly 40 years ago. The club features some of the greatest of the world’s realist painters. Some Noted Works of Samizu Matsuki Due to some strange ...

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LobangBids.com – A bidding website from Singapore

There’s a whole load of bidding websites these days, and more and more are surfacing each day. LobangBids.com is a new start-up based in Singapore. LobangBids is an online bidding website that allows shoppers to bid for any of the many interesting products offered on their front page. They will require you to pay a ‘fee’ for ‘bidding rights’ to ...

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5 Asian Martial Arts You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

There are many martial arts based in Asia… but if asked on the spot we are likely to name any of the major ones like karate, ju-jitsu, chinese gong-fu, tae-kwon-do, judo, etc. This post takes a look at five interesting martial arts from Asia that are not so mainstream, but still as lethal as their popular cousins. 1. Japan – ...

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Save Time and Money on Trains in Japan

Travelling to Japan, although unbelievably convenient and punctual, can also be very expensive, which is why finding any way to save money can certainly help make the trip last longer and feel more enjoyable. In order to help you save some money for your upcoming trip, consider some of the following tips that will help you get through the sprawling ...

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