Life in South Korea VS North Korea

Life in South Korea VS North Korea

Life in South Korea VS North Korea North Korea and South Korea are not just two countries with similar names. They are not just neighbors. In an ideal situation, the two countries are twin nations. The entire Korean peninsula was once a single country about a century ago. When Second World War tore the country in two, the United States and the Soviet Union got opportunities to carve it down in the middle and form two distinct nations severed by neocolonialism promoting two ruling opposing ideologies. While the dust of…

What Is the G7?

What Is the G7

What Is the G7? Annual summits of the G-7 are always a major international news item because it is such a powerful organization. The outcomes of such meetings affect almost every political and economic move around the world. But what is the G7? The G7 refers to the group of seven intergovernmental organizations of countries recognized as the most influential. They’re the 7 world’s largest developed economies. Thus, the G7 actually means the Group of Seven countries namely Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, the UK, and the US. Before 2014,…

The Most Developed Country in the World

The Most Developed Country in the World

The Most Developed Country in the World In terms of development, countries of the world are grouped into underdeveloped, developing, or developed countries. Bases for such grouping include industrialization, Human Development Index (HDI), Gross Domestic Product (GDP), political stability, and freedom. What is the most developed country in the world? The following ranking is based on HDI and UN Development report. The Netherlands We congratulate the Dutch whose country scores 0.933 on the HDI scale for being on this list. The nation of 17 million people is the 65th-largest country.…

How to Change Your English Accent and Speak Clearly

How to Change Your English Accent and Speak Clearly

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR ENGLISH ACCENT AND SPEAK CLEARLY The English language is spoken in most parts of the world. Some people find it hard to determine the correct accent that native speakers consider natural to their ears. Those speaking with heavy accents usually inadvertently cause distractions for their audience. But having an accent is not the main problem. The real problem is that bad accents could hinder the free flow of clear communication. So if you’re having a wrong accent, you should be concerned about how to change your…

Why Do We Need Time Zones?

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Why Do We Need Time Zones? What is it by your time? You’ll be surprised at what someone in Tokyo or Australia will tell you. When people are confronted by the realities of time zones and complexities of the International Date Line (IDL), they may be tempted to ask, why do we need time zones? How does the day look like around 10 pm in your place? Dark? Imagine someone telling you that by 10 pm in his country, the sun is at its peak. Doesn’t that sound absurd? Geographers…

How Powerful Is Germany?

How Powerful Is Germany

How Powerful Is Germany? Throughout modern history, Germany has been a very powerful country. It has wielded enormous influence in the world’s economic, political, military, and diplomatic affairs. A country that ignores Germany’s words and influence does so to its peril. But in a real sense, how powerful is Germany? This is what we set out to unveil here. Even though things didn’t end well for Germany at the end of WWII, the country’s military influence continued to be felt throughout the century and till now. In the 2020 military…

How Powerful Is Sweden?

How Powerful Is Sweden

How Powerful Is Sweden? Sweden is an ideal illustration of how an economy can be a blend of capitalism and socialism. These and other reasons should make it worthwhile to consider the question, just how powerful is Sweden? To be objective in approaching the question, it’ll be nice to delve into the political, economic, and military strengths of this country Nordic and Scandinavian country in Northern Europe officially known as the Kingdom of Sweden. Let’s focus on how powerful Sweden is. It occupies a massive space of almost 175,000 square…

Is France the Next Superpower?

Is France the Next Superpower

Is France the Next Superpower? I understand that this question may produce different answers from different observers and analysts. Nevertheless, hardly would anyone of them fail to reckon with the fact that France is a member of the G8. This automatically puts the nation in good stead in the power struggle. It’s interesting to quickly not that France and America are strangely sister nations who are similar in many respects. At least, both of them believe in their exalted sense of their own greatness. So let’s come down to it:…

Why Did China End Its One-Child Policy?

Why Did China End Its One-Child Policy

Why Did China End Its One-Child Policy? For good 36 years, Chinese couples were forbidden from having a second child. In fact, couples could be heavily fined and lose some privileges in those days for having two children. But gone are those days! China no longer pressurizes couples, especially women to have abortions. It’s not difficult to understand why China adopted that controversial policy? Before 1979, there were fears that the country’s exploding population would slow economic growth? But now, why did China end its one-child policy? To answer the…

How to Improve your English

How to Improve your English

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH PART  You likely have one reason or the other to work on your English language skills. This is not to discredit you or detract from your language skills. No, it is never a way to insinuate that you’re so poor. But the room for improvement is the widest and we all can always have it in our delivery of English. After all, is the English language static? Is it not dynamic? Besides, speaking not-so-good English or using archaic expressions can stifle communication and close doors.…

10 Easiest Countries to Immigrate to and Get Citizenship

10 Easiest Countries to Immigrate to and Get Citizenship

10 EASIEST COUNTRIES TO IMMIGRATE TO AND GET CITIZENSHIP Which ones are the easiest countries to immigrate to and get citizenship? It is not a strange desire for immigrants to seek citizenship in the country they immigrate to. In most countries, immigrants who have lived in their countries for a stipulated amount of time may be granted citizenship by naturalization if they apply. This program follows natural humanity leanings. Someone who has lived peacefully in your land for a while should be allowed to enjoy the benefits of citizenship. Naturalization…

12 Best Countries to Invest in Real Estate

12 Best Countries to Invest in Real Estate

12 Best Countries to Invest in Real Estate   Realtors will be happy to have you invest wherever they have properties and financial interests. However, if you’re a first-time investor in real estate or even if you’re just looking to increase your real estate investment portfolios, you’ve got to look beyond whatever is dangling on your face. We have researched for you the 12 best countries to invest in real estate. Panama One of the 12 best countries to invest in real estate is Panama. We consider two things before…

14 High Paying Online Jobs to do From Home

14 High Paying Online Jobs to do From Home

14 High Paying Online Jobs to Do From Home Gone are those days when you have to spend hours commuting every day, in heavy traffic in some cities (such as Lagos, Nigeria), just because you need to hold down a job. Thanks to the Internet, there are online jobs you can do from home that are equally high-paying. Home-based businesses are the way to go. Since 2005, the number of home jobs has increased by 115 percent. Here are the top 14 high-paying jobs you can do from home. 1.…

12 Best Countries With 0 Income Tax

12 Best Countries With 0 Income Tax

12 BEST COUNTRIES WITH 0 INCOME TAX How much would you love to pay as taxes? I’m sure you would love to pay as low as possible. No wonder tax consultants are your friends. How about paying zero income tax? Yes, you can make legit money without paying any tax. It all depends on where you work and live. If you live in high-tax countries, you may wonder how those countries with lower tax rates make ends meet. Well, they look in other directions to source funds. Let’s now discuss…

12 Best Islands For Retirement

12 Best Islands For Retirement

12 Best Islands For Retirement What are your plans for retirement? Precisely where would you want to “settle down”? How about retiring on an island? That won’t be a bad idea, right? But which island will be the best for you to retire? These and many more are questions that will come close to retirement. And they surely deserve our thorough consideration. We are making things easier for you by analyzing the 12 best islands for retirement here. Turks and Caicos Let’s start with the British overseas territory in the…

12 Countries With The Highest Male Population

12 Countries With The Highest Male Population

12 COUNTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST MALE POPULATION   We are interested in the population ratio between the two genders. We want to illustrate this by listing 12 countries with the highest male population. Recent statistics assure that the human gender ratio globally is about 1.1. There is almost every woman for every man with 50.4% and 49.6% respectively. That means globally, there are about 108 men for every 100 women. However, nature is not that fair to some countries. They have a far higher ratio of men to women making…

12 Largest countries in the world

12 LARGEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

12 LARGEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD What is the largest city in the world? It depends on the parameters you are looking at. Are you focusing on the total area in square miles or just the land area? Some analysts may even be looking at the largest in terms of population. If you are focusing on the total area which is the addition of land area and water bodies (rivers, lakes, and reservoirs), Russia stands out as the largest country in the world. The case remains the same even if…

What Is the Most Atheist Country?

What Is the Most Atheist Country

What Is the Most Atheist Country? If you are a believer in God or an almighty supreme being as a creator, you probably don’t have a place in certain countries where over 95% are fervent believers in a god. But in some other countries, you must be willing to tolerate some who have a contrary view—the confirmed atheists. But what is the most atheist country in the world? Did you know that China has more atheists than any other country in the East and West? An atheist is someone who…

Top 12 Happiest Countries in the World

Top 12 Happiest Countries in the World

TOP 12 HAPPIEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD When you look at the long faces worn by people in some countries, you wonder how much it costs to be happy. Even in brighter nations, great sorrow is hidden behind pretentious smiles on social media. Are there happy people in the world? What are the 12 happiest countries in the world? According to the 2020 World Happiness Report by Gallup World Poll, Finland tops the list of the 156 countries ranked as the happiest country in the world. Millions of respondents were…

12 Countries With the Highest Female Population

12 COUNTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST FEMALE POPULATION

12 Countries With the Highest Female Population   Every 11th of July has been marked by the United Nations as World Population Day. The idea is to devote the day to the discussion of the population issues in the world. One of such issues is a gender imbalance. According to the latest United Nations estimates, there are slightly more men than women in the world. But they are not evenly distributed. While there are more men than women in the Middle East and Northern Africa, anxiety is high in some…