Apr 30, 2021Open AccessArticle
Cambodia is one of the oldest and the most trusted of China’s alliance. Chinese foreign assistance has influenced in interests of politics, strategics and economics. This article seeks to explore the close interaction of China’s foreign financial aid influences and contributions in respect to economic infrastructure development on economic growth. Methods: Using in-depth interviews with twelve key experts’ participants are conducted and transcribed by the author. The data analysis is employed th...
Feb 26, 2021Open AccessArticle
With the advancement of higher education internationalization, an increasing number of Chinese students choose to study abroad for higher education. However, differing socio-cultural and educational contexts in host countries bring great challenges to their intercultural adaptation. Taking a double first-class university in Shanghai as an example, by using anonymous online questionnaire and interviewing approaches, this study explored the features and challenges of intercultural adaptation encou...
Nov 30, 2020Open AccessArticle
In recent years, the number of Chinese students studying abroad continues to grow, with their destination countries becoming diverse. The outbreak of COVID 19 pandemic in 2020 has exerted profound impacts on their decisions of overseas study. Taking a double first-class university in Shanghai as an example, this study explored the decision-making of Chinese undergraduate students who intend to study abroad and the contributing factors that affect their decision-making from the perspective of the...
Oct 28, 2020Open AccessArticle
Grounded in researches on intercultural adaptation and the status quo of Chinese undergraduate students in German higher education, using an online anonymous questionnaire-based approach, this study investigated these student sojourners’ intercultural adaptation in terms of general life, social communication, academic studies, and mental health. Further coping strategies and suggestions were provided with regard to the four aspects of boosting foreign language skills and competence, respecting, ...
May 22, 2020Open AccessArticle
Since the colonial period, group identity has affected politics in Kenya and South Africa. Ethnicity and race are used to explain many issues in both countries including party politics. This article examines the linkages between ethnic and race relations in the activities of political parties in both countries. The article finds that ethnicity and race are endemic to the nature and operations of political parties in Kenya and South Africa. As a result, most political parties formulate policies a...
Dec 30, 2019Open AccessArticle
The paper aimed to test the media effect limited theory versus the media non-limited effect theory and to understand the implication and impact of political will through media into a conflict management. Israel and Palestine conflict was used as a case study and a sample of 153 respondents (including 67 from Israel and 86 Palestinians) was collected and the survey questionnaire was administered through online, however, the study p
Jun 28, 2019Open AccessArticle
This paper examines the integration of armed groups into security sector of a country, especially the military, as an approach to peace building. It takes an overview of such approaches in South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Central African Republic (CAR). The paper argues that while such an approach is good for peace’s sake, it usually fails to attain peace in the long term due to its rushed conceptualization
Jun 21, 2019Open AccessArticle
Today, ASEAN is required to play a role strategically and economically as a key strategic point in East Asia. As the strategic and diplomatic importance of ASEAN cooperation expands, South Korea’s ASEAN policy is, in fact, only the initial stage of exploring the cohesion points of regional security cooperation and economic cooperation. Currently, Korea needs to quickly establish policies to secure national interest and information
Mar 29, 2018Open AccessArticle
The current work is a case study of three solar
energy projects built with the joint efforts of Apple and Sun Power. Because of their positive results and unique
characteristics, I take these projects as an example of a successful
collaboration in the solar energy sector between an American and a
Chinese-operating company. In the
midst of complicated trade frictions between China and the US in the solar
energy sector, these projec
Dec 19, 2017Open AccessArticle
The involvement of States
in dispute over power, the ethnic, cultural and religious diversity of the
human element that composes these States, the terrorist threat, as well as
economic and technological development, underpin and imply an increase in the
destructive power of armed conflicts, a cruel and sad reality of the history of
humanity. Wounds, mutilations, displacements and suffering of people,
destruction of the environment