China's national image has been improving over the past few years, with President Xi Jinping becoming a highlight, according to a survey report.
Mexico's international image is taking a beating these days, even from two worlds that rarely see eye-to-eye: The Holy See and Hollywood.
China, having transformed from an emerging economy to a global powerhouse, well knows its significance. From overseas economic and humanitarian aides to language teaching and cultural promotion, the Chinese government has spared no effort in enhancing its influence and acceptance on the international stage.
The development of a positive new brand is aimed at bringing more business and people to the country, promote its tourism sector and cultural institutions, and generally highlight everything Luxembourg has to offer.
The Union Minister for External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said even softer powers, like yoga, Indian curry and Bollywood songs, have contributed to enhancing the “image of a new India”
The debate over the strengths and weaknesses of Israel's public diplomacy efforts have been a point of interest for the Jewish state and its supporters around the world.
Projecting a positive image both outwardly and inwardly can make it a great year for Israel. Hire the best public relations minds available to sell Israel’s true story abroad. The amount of resources currently dedicated to public diplomacy is pathetically small.
With slightly more than three weeks to go before Barack Obama arrives in New Delhi, India's public diplomacy in the United States of America has been thrown at the deep end of the Potomac, the river that is a symbol of America's capital.