Monthly Archives: September 2011

Sparkling Diwali in Indonesia

The Indian community in Indonesia, comprising expatriate or non-resident Indians and ethnic Indians, has a population of less than 100,000, most of whom are concentrated in Medan, Jakarta, Surabaya and Bandung. They form a continuum between two extremes. Between short-term … Continue reading

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Offline Social Media Marketing: Is this effective?

So how does this benefit the brand???

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Graffiti in Jakarta

Check out the graffiti in Jakarta. Mobile phones are so pervasive in Indonesia that even the monkey has one and is listening to music through headphones.

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Incredible India: My Top 10 Destinations

Planning a trip to India and don’t know where to start? Is your vision of India the Taj Mahal, glowing like a pearl in moonlight? Beautiful women in flowing sarees with big bindis on their foreheads right out of Bollywood, … Continue reading

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Green Notebooks from Old School Notebooks

Yet another school year and a pile of freshly covered new notebooks to start off. What about the unused pages from last year’s notebooks? Here is a simple way to create your own unique eco-friendly journals for class notes etc. … Continue reading

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Singapore: Destination Health

The greatest wealth is health.  ~Virgil Heading to Singapore for medical treatment? You couldn’t have chosen a better place. The tiny island of Singapore has built a huge reputation as the healthcare destination for patients from its neighboring ASEAN countries … Continue reading

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Transforming Education with Technology

Do you remember when literacy meant the three Rs — Reading, wRiting, and aRithmetic? These essentials skilled were taught to students in a batch process through an assembly line education system geared to the industrial society. At the end of … Continue reading

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