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India Shares Independence Day with South Korea

India Shares Independence Day with South Korea

Neelima MATHUR – Asia Journalist Association (AJA) That India and South Korea share their Independence Day is not a coincidence. Lord Mountbatten was the Supreme Allied Commander of South-East Asia Command. Japan was bombed and then decided to surrender in 1945, towards the end of World War II. It was Mountbatten who accepted the Japanese […]

Confucian thought as a way of life

Confucian thought as a way of life

South Korea has character and it shows. A recent visit for the Journalists World Forum for Peace was a great opportunity to see this nation. Battling with nuclear and missile tensions, it yet marches ahead – with beauty and grace. The nation’s civilisational history dates before Christ and the maturity is reflected in myriad ways. […]

When an Economy Becomes Creative

When an Economy Becomes Creative

The World Forum for Peace, organised by the Journalists Association of Korea in April 2016, was a great entry point to South Korea. In a roller-coaster schedule across the country, we visited several provinces and were hosted by governors and mayors in each province, some being potential Presidential candidates. The journey was a phenomenal peep […]

The ticking Korean bomb

The ticking Korean bomb

The ISIS and terrorist attacks in Europe grab regular headlines while a quiet bomb ticks in northeast Asia. The threat is not misplaced, considering nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles are at the command of a 33-year old authoritarian leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un. Korea is the last divided nation on the planet. Unification may […]

Samsung: Change Everything but Your Wife and Kids

Samsung: Change Everything but Your Wife and Kids

A recent visit to the Centre for Creative Economy & Innovation in Gyeonggi province of South Korea was revelatory. Bottom-line: Giant corporates are crashing in ranking. Recourse: Co-operate with innovative start-ups to energise the system with dynamism and growth. Samsung India had increased its sales by 30-40% in the past years. It perforce halved its […]

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