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The future of our food supply is a moveable feast - The Drum - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The future of our food supply is a moveable feast - The Drum - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | On soft power | Scoop.it
Australia's food industry is full of potential but lacks the infrastructure and support to meet our fast-changing needs.
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Soft power, Gangnam style | Global Envision

Soft power, Gangnam style | Global Envision | On soft power | Scoop.it
South Korea's most successful export ever: Pop music
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Food, Culture and Soft Power in China and America– China Media | eChinacities.com

Food, Culture and Soft Power in China and America– China Media | eChinacities.com | On soft power | Scoop.it
A Chinese blogger writes from personal experience on the role of food, both American and Chinese, in spreading cultural values and “soft power”.
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Sharpening competitive edge through 'soft power'|Chengdu Special|chinadaily.com.cn

Sharpening competitive edge through 'soft power'|Chengdu Special|chinadaily.com.cn | On soft power | Scoop.it
Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, was recently granted a world gastronomic city by UNESCO and now the city is ready to show its unique Sichuan Cuisine to visitors from all over the world during a national day festival.
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Gangnam's soft power - Indian Express

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Gangnam's soft powerIndian ExpressA couple of weeks ago, South Korea's Ambassador to India was a guest at “Idea Exchange”, a series of sessions conducted by the Indian Express with opinion makers.
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Mimi Ito on Otaku culture and cultural soft power

"Her topic is “Fandom unbound: Otaku culture in a connected age”. Otaku is a term that refers to a specific type of Japanese geek, geeks obsessed with information about their particular field of interest."


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Political Games : Large sporting events key to soft power- swissinfo

Political Games : Large sporting events key to soft power- swissinfo | On soft power | Scoop.it
The Olympic Games and the World Cup offer host cities and countries a unique opportunity to make their mark on the world stage. However, such global sporting events aren't always held just for fun.
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Dennis Rodman Arrives in North Korea for Tour

Dennis Rodman Arrives in North Korea for Tour | On soft power | Scoop.it
The frequently pierced former N.B.A. star known as the Worm embarked on a tour with three Harlem Globetrotters for a documentary film.
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Guy Salter: expert speaker on the soft power of luxury brands - Chartwell Partners

Guy Salter: expert speaker on the soft power of luxury brands - Chartwell Partners | On soft power | Scoop.it
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The Gangnam Phenom - By Mark James Russell

The Gangnam Phenom - By Mark James Russell | On soft power | Scoop.it
A South Korean video is making waves on the Web. But the West is actually late to the party
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Soft power: A British perspective - The Interpreter

Soft power: A British perspective - The Interpreter | On soft power | Scoop.it
Soft power: A British perspectiveThe InterpreterSo, on the back of the Olympics and Royal Jubilee, Monocle's annual survey has placed Britain at the top of its Soft Power league table this year.
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Shashi Tharoor: Why nations should pursue "soft" power

Shashi Tharoor: Why nations should pursue "soft" power | On soft power | Scoop.it
India is fast becoming a superpower, says Shashi Tharoor -- not just through trade and politics, but through "soft" power, its ability to share its culture with the world through food, music, technology, Bollywood.
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China and India seek to leverage their ties to Buddhism for soft power in Nepal and in the region

China and India seek to leverage their ties to Buddhism for soft power in Nepal and in the region | On soft power | Scoop.it

For a few short hours, as dancers imported from Kathmandu leapt and twirled for the bemused president of this tiny Himalayan republic, the sleepy, provincial town of Lumbini, in western Nepal, became the focus of the great chess game underway between India and China. In the past several months a curious mystery has unfolded around Lumbini — the latest beachhead in the quiet battle for Buddha underway between China and India. With competing conferences, organizations, and cultural tours, both China and India have sought to leverage their historical ties with Buddhism for so-called soft power in the region. India seeks to use its common cultural heritage to overcome China's ethnic ties to the overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia, and China seeks to limit the damage from its repression of religious freedom in Tibet and its incessant sparring with the Dalai Lama.


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Foreign Policy -- Japan's Gross National Cool, By Douglas McGray

"Japan is reinventing superpower—again. Instead of collapsing beneath its widely reported political and economic misfortunes, Japan’s global cultural influence has quietly grown. From pop music to consumer electronics, architecture to fashion, and animation to cuisine, Japan looks more like a cultural superpower today than it did in the 1980s, when it was an economic one. But can Japan build on its mastery of medium to project an equally powerful national message? "

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