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Amazon this week announced it is taking on 75,000 new workers in the United States and 10,000 in the United Kingdom, precisely at a time when much of the world is beginning to emerge from the pandemic and when many companies have announced cutbacks or even closures, making it one of the main drivers for economic recovery. The […]
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The Turkish government has made a clumsy move to prevent its people seeking refuge against a weak lira (its exchange rate has fallen from €0.45 in 2012 to €0. 10 now), by banning bitcoin, a useless decision criticized by the main opposition party that has caused a temporary fluctuation in the value of bitcoinprompted by the nervousness of those who do not […]
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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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An NGO (Non-Governmental Organizations) Advisor, A Cooking Aficionado, And Mother To Three, Partnered With Agnes Chin To Create Cookie Smiles. What’s your story?Amidst the Covid-19 upheaval in 2020, Agnes Chin (the director of Complete Deelite) sensed an opportunity to help spread joy and hope in a time when it was sorely needed. We partnered up […]
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Three years since TikTok was launched, the video-sharing social network grown rapidly to accumulate more than two billion downloads, one of the most popular apps of the moment, beating even Instagram or YouTube in consumption time in the United States, United Kingdom or Spain, particularly among younger age segments.  TikTok might be described as a repository of canned content to be […]
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With the stock market capitalization of the five-biggest US oil companies slashed by half since the beginning of the year, the future is increasingly clear: although stopping oil production overnight would bring the world to a grinding halt, particularly in the transport, cement and metals industries, but as we emerge from lockdown, we must now focus on […]
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Daniel Helps People Create Passive Income Through Property Investments What’s your story?Growing up, the lack of money was often a source of tension. I did well in school and spent 10 years in the public sector, serving as the Assistant Director of Organisational Development (OD) in the Prime Minister’s Office. However, I was working long […]

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To figure out the effects of national events on a society and to understand how a society’s behaviour patterns are shaped throughout the history, one should understand that society’s or nation’s psychology. In order to understand a nation’s psychology, one should look at the social psychology discipline. Barons, Byrne & Suls (1989) characterize social psychology […]

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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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