This is an oldie – an “old” 2008 article first published on Singapore’s The Business Times. It was written by Joseph Baladi, CEO at BrandAsian, shortly after the staging of the Olympics in Beijing, China. Even if somewhat old, some of the points being made in this article around Brand China specifically are still worth

APDS Blogger: Di Wu

South Korea will promote its high- end technology and popular culture at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, the government said Wednesday. South Korea will also build a corporate pavilion, worth 29.9 billion won (25.8 million U.S. dollars), where 12 local companies including Samsung Electronics, Hyundai Motors, LG, SK, and POSCO, will showcase their products.

CPD examined the Confucius Institutes in the United States as a platform for Chinese cultural diplomacy in the context of U.S.-China relations and higher-education management.

January 29, 2010

The other day The Wall Street Journal ran a good summary of China’s conflict with Google. It looks like we’re in for another international war of words but, this time, it won’t be a classic Cold War confrontation over political-military issues, but rather a war of words over words — censorship, to be precise.

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How countries are adapting foreign policy strategies and public diplomacy resources in today's globalized environment.