What is the Most Effective Way to Approach Online Search?

Having assessed the pertinent evaluation criteria for free contents on the web, the next step is to figure out the right steps to approach searching for content.  There are numerous ways to start searching for relevant web content; an Harvard Business School article outlines a few effective approaches to consider (Source: Jan Rivkin & Ann […]

How to Evaluate Free Content on the Internet

Arguably, the quickest route these days to obtaining information for a research query is via a search engine such as Google or through an online encyclopedia such as Wikipedia. This is particularly important for many of us who are business majors and/or are looking for business opportunities abroad.  For business information seekers, the internet offers […]

Obama’s State of the Union – Where do we fit in?

President Obama will deliver the State of the Union address tonight at 9pm EST.   While some may discount such speech as political propaganda (2012 elections are coming up), many are intently waiting to see Obama’s legislative agenda for the year. Having recently returned from Vietnam, I am particularly interested in the business growth potential […]

Mosquito Nets & Blankets Needed for Flood Victims

Summary: Since Oct 6th, 2010, the monsoon season brought heavy flood to Ha Tinh and Quang Binh provinces and caused 112 deaths and 150,000 displaced families. With $30, you can provide a family with mosquito net, blankets, and warm clothings to survive the winter. By The Numbers 112 Current deaths caused by the flood. 150K […]

How funky is Rachel Ray’s Phunky Pho?

You can bet that we at OVN love pho as much as Anthony Bourdain does. Please enjoy this interesting article written by Andrea Nguyen at www.vietworldkitchen.com I’m traveling right now in Asia, tasting and talking to lots of locals about street food, ingredients, and culture. Back in the States, my old friend Simon B. gave […]

Volunteer in Vietnam: Hold the Future

Article was prepared by Anja Merret, an organizer for Hold the Future organization. Hold the Future is a Hanoi, Vietnam based charitable organisation that offers vocational training and handicraft production to young people with disabilities. The Centre accepts young disabled people between the ages of 18 and 30 irrespective of their disability. Hold the Future aims […]