August 29, 2013 |
Jim Rosapepe was the U.S. ambassador to Romania in the Clinton administration. J.D. Crouch and Michael Guest were U.S. ambassadors to Romania in the George W. Bush administration. Mark Gitenstein was the U.S. ambassador to Romania in the Obama administration. An overlooked but critical component of immigration reform would modernize how the United States welcomes visitors — businesspeople, tourists and relatives of Americans — from friendly nations. The Senate immigration legislation includes a measure to revamp the Visa Waiver...
August 10, 2012 |
The seesawing U.S. economy, coupled with President Obama's National Export Initiative, makes this an ideal time for small business owners to consider international expansion. After the past few years of recession, the U.S. economy is still on uneven ground . Business owners have struggled not just grow their sales, but even to stay afloat. Meanwhile, it has been well documented that the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South...
July 28, 2008
MONDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Rates of dementia in developing countries have been greatly underestimated, according to researchers who used a specially-developed method of calculating dementia prevalence. Previous studies have suggested that rates of dementia in developing countries are much lower than in high-income countries. However, the quality and evidence base of these studies are poor, according to the authors of the new study, who are members of the 10/66 Research Group.
October 26, 2009 |
GENEVA (Reuters) - Developing countries risk missing out on the benefits of information technology because of their lack of broadband infrastructure, a U.N. agency said. Lack of broadband Internet access deprives countries of the possibility of building up offshoring industries, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said in a report late on Thursday. It also prevents people from tapping into all the advantages of mobile phones, whose use is exploding in poor countries.
September 4, 2011
Here are the top 10 countries that supplied foreign college students to the United States in 2009-10 school year, according to the Institute of International Education. The list also offers the percentage shares of the nationwide total of 690,923. • China, 127,628 (18 percent) • India, 104,897 (15 percent) • South Korea, 72,153 (10 percent) • Canada, 28,145 (4 percent) • Taiwan, 26,685 (4 percent) • Japan, 24,842 (4 percent) • Saudi Arabia, 15,810 (2 percent)
June 28, 2013
I am confounded by Jackson Diehl's June 24 op-ed column " An F in academic freedom ," which criticized the establishment of branches of U.S. universities in unfree countries. Mr. Diehl suggested that a better way to reach out to students across the world is to offer "open online courses. " Setting aside the fact that in unfree countries, open access to the Internet is not a guarantee, would Mr. Diehl suggest that U.S. universities open branch locations exclusively in countries whose form of government mirrors our own?