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EDSG helps a private university to launch a professional training center dedicated to the life-long-learning (3L) concept.



EDSG India office phone number changed. The new phone number is +91 741 182 1307.



In 2012 EDSG has been working with a private Russian university to establish new academic and research programs as well as to streamline its operations.



EDSG opens its office in Bangalore, India – EDSG Pvt. Ltd. to provide unique services in South and South-East Asia. The company combines unique international knowledge and regional experience and offers exclusive services and solutions in business operations, IT services, education and training and private sector development.



EDSG has established its office in Tbilisi, Georgia, EDSG Ltd., to serve as a regional hub in the Caucasus and Central Asia, EDSG Ltd.

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The Economist: Business

  • Gambling in Japan: Balls in the air

    Zen and the art of pachinko
    THE gaudy pachinko parlours that disfigure many a Japanese high street are an acquired taste. The country’s 12,000 parlours keep players sealed off from the outside world behind a thick wall of noise, smoke and gambler’s tension. The pinball-with-prizes machines, with their flashing lights and ceaseless din, induce a trance-like state, prompting Donald Ritchie, an American writer on Japan, to describe pachinko as “cut-price Zen”.Pachinko has been in decline for years, yet its revenues last year were put at 19 trillion yen ($175 billion). To give some idea, that was almost twice the Japanese motor industry’s export revenues. About one in seven Japanese adults play it regularly. For decades it has thrived in a legal grey zone, just about dodging an official ban on gambling. Now it faces two challenges: a government plan to allow the building of big, legal casinos; and finding a way to reinvent itself for the video-game generation.The second problem is the toughest. To young Japanese, pachinko is a bit naff, something your fusty old uncle wastes his time with. The number of regular players has halved since...






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