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In December 2019, a new strain of Coronavirus, later identified as SARS-CoV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2) or COVID-19, began to surface in Wuhan, China. By February 2020, COVID-19 had become a pandemic which required emergency measures across the globe. However, regions in East Asia and Europe adopted different pandemic strategies which led to […]
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Hikikomori, which originated in Japan, refers to the condition where youths withdraw into the home and do not participate in society for an extended period of time. Recent updates on hikikomori presentation within the region were exchanged at a Hikikomori Round Table and Regional Symposium (HRTRS) discussion late 2017, leading to this perspective paper. Hikikomori […]
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A concern for the wellness of others took Larry Tang from digital marketing to SLOW food. What’s your story? Prior to founding my own investment and consultancy firm in food, sustainability and wellness, I was the Asia Pacific Managing Director for Digitas & Razorfish, the world’s two largest digital marketing agencies, servicing global Fortune 500 brands. […]
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Mechanical Engineer Kai Chua did not like being disturbed during the night to resolve breakdowns when the robots under-performed so he found a way to anticipate breakdowns.  He then turned this into a satisfying business. What’s your story? I graduated as a Mechanical Engineer. After graduation, I worked for a manufacturing company as an automation engineer. […]
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When economies tank, the market usually tanks along with it. Except this time, that hasn’t happened. After plummeting in March, the Dow Jones, the S&P, and the NASDAQ have completely recovered. Meanwhile, back in the real world, COVID cases keep soaring, and U.S. unemployment is still sky-high. And, according to experts, the expiry of coronavirus […]
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Ivan’s Start-up Innovation Model Has Become Popular In Established Corporations What’s your story?Nanyang Angelz was founded with the purpose of making impact investments into startups with innovative business models that can bring positive disruption to society and the environment. We believe that startup founders are the catalyst to change and innovation and it’s our role […]
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Artificial Intelligence has been around for decades but only in recent years has it advanced to a level where it’s getting both exciting and scary. On one hand, artificial intelligence has started to open doors to things like cashless checkouts, voice assistants and more. On the other hand, people like Elon Musk has indicated his fear […]
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Coen Helps Leaders, Professionals, and Educators Express Themselves Compellingly What’s your story?Since I was a little child, I have been aware that I was highly sensitive to the emotions of people around me, and I would often internalise these emotions. I struggled to deal with all the “emotional information” that I had unwittingly collected. Whenever […]

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