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The coronavirus pandemic raging across the world has taken a huge toll on global lives and economies. Already it is being seen as the most consequential global crisis since the Second World War. To date, the pandemic has forced countries around the world to take unprecedented measures ranging from effectively shutting down their borders shut, […]
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Junior Chamber International Lead Tropicana(“JCI LT”), a non-profit organization continues its mission to empower Malaysian youths in developing entrepreneurial skills by hosting its flagship program, the New Entrepreneur Championship Conference 2.0 (“NECC 2.0”)in Seri Kembangan, Selangor, on August 10, 2019.  This is the second year NECC 2.0 brings forth the industry’s most knowledgeable speakers, startup communities, […]

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A few days ago, thanks to my algorithmic recommendations — not from the sources I usually read, but selected on the basis of subject matter of interest to me — I came across an article about a 57-year-old American who after being released following a 37-year jail term, was asked about his impressions of something as commonplace as a smartphone, or the […]

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft is talking to Discord about acquiring the social audio company created in 2015, that has more than 250 million users and has so far focused primarily on creating communities of video game fans. The trigger for these talks has been the surprise success of Clubhouse, which is even smaller than Discord, but […]

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I highly recommend reading the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report, “Reskilling China: Transforming The World’s Largest Workforce Into Lifelong Learners”, which focuses on the country’s biggest employment challenge, re-training its workforce and the adoption of practices such as lifelong learning to address the growing digital transformation of its productive fabric. How to transform the country […]

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