Facts & Figures


What Can You Buy For $1 Dollar?



What Can You Buy For $1 Dollar?

Imagine you only had $1 in your pocket. What would you spend it on? Food? Electricity? Fuel? Shelter? We are asking people all around the world what can you buy for US $1 dollar. More than 1 billion people live in extreme poverty. If you agree that we can end poverty by 2030, join the […]

MegaStructures – China’s Ultimate Port, Yangshan Port



MegaStructures – China’s Ultimate Port, Yangshan Port

The National Geographic Documentary show the incredible operation that made the  Yangshan Port (洋山港)  It was built Port of Shanghai to grow despite shallow waters near the shore, it allows berths with depths of up to 15 metres (49 ft) to be built, and can handle today’s largest container ships. The port is built on the islands of Greater and Lesser Yangshan, […]

Doing Business 2014 Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises



Overview Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. This year’s report data cover regulations measured from June 2012 through May 2013. The report is […]

ICC survey reveals practical barriers for businesses trading across borders



ICC survey reveals practical barriers for businesses trading across borders

An International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) survey, released today, highlights common impediments to cross border trade that can be taken into consideration by governments and policymakers worldwide when determining what can be done to facilitate the flow of goods across borders thereby contributing to global economic growth. While recognizing that the survey results are neither […]

How to Get Your U.S. Student Visa



How to Get Your U.S. Student Visa

Here are some guidelines to help make your student visa application process smooth and successful. GETTING YOUR VISA TO STUDY IN THE UNITED STATES takes time but can be a surprisingly easy procedure and well worth the effort. The number of student visas issued by the United States has grown significantly in the last year […]

5 very good reasons to do an MBA



5 very good reasons to do an MBA

An MBA, or a Master of Business Administration, is a very hot topic nowadays. Is this just a trend, a trifle, or is there real value in pursuing such a study programme? It is expensive and demanding and it has high entry requirements, so why should you opt for an MBA? We will try to […]

Inside Tips on University Admissions



Inside Tips on University Admissions

Gaining admission to a top university can be extremely competitive. Tim Rogers – former head of admissions at the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science – offers some advice to help you get ahead of the pack. Following the instructions online or in printed material is certainly one of the best ways of getting into one of the world’s […]