For some decades, China has inched closer to overtake the United States in terms of GDP growth and economic prosperity. Thanks to booming industries and a massive influx of new workers, Chinese people looked at their economy through rose-colored lenses. ...

“Do you feel free, living here?” It was the question I had seen in countless people’s eyes, but never heard aloud. They were too afraid to say the words. To be honest, I had hoped no one would ever ask ...

This article is the second part of Glimpse’s three-part series on independence (first part: “Masters of Their Future: Catalan Quest for Independence”) Background Information This Thursday, a referendum will take place in Scotland for the people to decide whether or ...

For nearly 4000 years the Great Pyramid of Giza, at 455 ft (139 m) high, held the title of the world’s tallest man-made structure. It lost that claim in 1311, upon the construction of the 520 ft (160 m) Lincoln ...

West African nations have lost over 1,400 people since March of this year to Ebola. With no formal cure other than treating symptoms, the infected face a mortality rate of between 50-90%, making it one of the world’s deadliest diseases. ...

Despite past success, change may be looming for South Korea’s education system For decades, South Korea has been among the top nations worldwide in student test scores and literacy and graduation rates. Following the Korean War, the administrations of Syngman ...

Gradually phased into implementation in the late 1970’s, China’s one-child policy was largely viewed as a pre-emptive response to an impending Malthusian trap, the shortage of food and resources precipitated by unsustainable population growth. While exceptions were made for ethnic ...

If a democracy topples somewhere in the world, but no one is around to witness it, did it really fall? Time after time, this has been the Obama administration’s style: to pick-and-choose its battles while turning a blind eye towards ...

Venture capitalism (VC), a business model native to the Western world, has recently gained traction in the Asian market and will only continue to flourish in the future. Thanks to the rise of VC, innovative ideas native to Asia are ...

In late May, Putin and Xi Jinping signed a massive 400 billion dollar natural gas deal in Shanghai. For the next thirty years, new pipelines will pump trillions of cubic feet of natural gas from Russia’s Gazprom, the world’s largest ...