Angela Merkel, German Chancellor

A woman that needs no further introduction, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been for the past 10 years Forbes most powerful woman in the world, and 7 times at that including 2013. Not surprising. After all, she’s the head-of-state of Europe’s largest economy. Now for this kind of Leader, being at the top of the…

EU. Germany. And Banks.

After many, many sleepless nights and talks of consensus – the EU may just be about to nail an accord on who would really “control” the banks. Yet on it’s path is the most powerful member of the group – Germany. Arguments are good, really. But if arguments take so long while there is still no clear sign…

Investment. Growth. Citizenship.

Amid the economic turmoil in most parts of the world, there have been obvious though various measures taken by governments to revitalize their economy; from policies to interest rates to inflation control to investments. Still, its “fruits” would depend on how it’s implemented. Recently in Bulgaria, their government came up with an innovative way of…

The Other Side of Music

Music, as they say, is the international language – not English, Chinese or whatever.  Notice, we even sometimes love a foreign song without really understanding what the lyrics mean; but simply because of the melody, we grow fond of it.  The wordings, well, they end up as some magic spell so to say. But what…