Japan and others gain from Jamaican brain drain | The Japan Times

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This story in the Japan Times is well worth a read. Check it out!

via Japan and others gain from Jamaican brain drain | The Japan Times.

Perhaps, London Mayor, Boris Johnson can learn a few tips from Japan?

Thoughts?

China set to make tracks for Europe – People’s Daily Online

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This is a must-read, top news story from China’s leading newspaper, People’s Daily. Check it out!

via China set to make tracks for Europe – People’s Daily Online.

As I considered the implications, my mind focused on the European Commission and the missed opportunities for investment that would get people back to work.

In my mind, China has a very clear strategy for increasing trade and investment in Europe. There is a vision, a plan and top-quality execution.

Meanwhile, Europe is indecisive or takes the wrong decisions, like austerity. Belatedly the European Commission is looking at serious investment.

The other hidden agenda in this story is a new trading route between China and Europe that is less dependent upon Russia.

Let me ask an open question:

How should the European Commission facilitate Chinese inward investment to mutual gain?

Thoughts?