The advent of technology has seen many changes brought forth in our lifestyles. From phones that were connected to landlines we are now in the era of smart-phones and smart gadgets. It is not just telecommunication that has changed, it is the way we live our lives. Minisucle gadgets are now a combination of not just one or two, but several things in one that make it easier for us to carry them. In comes smart clothes – clothes that not only helps you look good, but you do it all really smartly!
The Mediterranean resort towns of Spain and the south of France are popular vacationing spots for the Saudi royal family. These aren’t your regular family vacations; they involve staying at private palaces, having an entourage of hundreds of workers and spending millions each month.
The attack on Freedom Flotilla by Israeli Army raised a lot of concerns in the international community. The ship was carrying peace activists from around the world to get aid to the Palestinian people of Gaza who are under an Israeli blockade. The portrayal of Israel as a victim and the role of the international community, most importantly of the United States has been largely hypocritical. Nadatahir writes about why Israel can afford to ignore all international pressure to stop raids on aid ships.
There are new contenders in the economic arena, namely China and India after the global economic meltdown. Opening their door to the world in shape of dramatic increases in trade have been factors leading to the success of the Chinese and Indian economy. Having a huge population is a definite advantage to both china and India. There have been undermining factors and challenges too faced by these two economic players. Yet these emerging economies shouldn’t be seen as a threat by the developed world as interdependence has been a key factor in the rise of both these economies.