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Wiley Celebrates International Women’s Day

Since 2013, we have supported the cause of gender equality by compiling a research collection of the latest developments in gender studies, women’s rights, and more. In 2016, we are thrilled to announce that this collection has grown to include close to 1,000 research articles and book chapters from across the social sciences, humanities, health […]

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2015 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

The 2015 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, has been awarded solely to Angus Deaton (Princeton University, USA), “for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare”. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel was established in 1968, in conjunction with the 300th anniversary of the […]

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The Legacy of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew

Today, Singaporeans are saddened by the departure of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of Singapore, who died on March 23, at the age of 91. Despite his controversial policies, he is respected as a leader with great foresight, who has led Singapore from a third world country to a first world country. Today, […]

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Do You Know That Chinese Are the First to Invent the Paper Money?

  China invented paper, ink, and printing and was thus the first to experiment with paper money, probably as early as around AD 1000.2 Between the early twelfth and the late fifteenth centuries, extensive paper money systems were developed under the Southern Song Dynasty (1127–1279), the Jin Dynasty (1115–1234), the Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368), and the […]

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Internet addresses are running out in Asia!

Internet addresses are “the numbers that uniquely identify computers and devices on the Internet”. Although the current version of the Internet Protocol known as IPv4 provides 4.3 billion addresses, “they have already begun to run out”. Computer experts created another Internet Protocol version in mid-1990s which is known as IPv6 that can provide “nearly infinite […]

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