Monday, March 30, 2020
by James Cheow, Capital C’s CEO & Co-Founder A new model for personal and small-business borrowing Modern companies are waking up to the wider impact of their business on society, the economy, and the planet itself.  No longer is it sufficient for a business to devote its efforts purely to the...

Examination Nation

In less than a month’s time, China will go silent—literally. Construction work will be suspended, car horns will be silenced, and even dancing in town squares will be stopped. Meanwhile, 10 million high school students will sit for the gaokao (高考)—China’s annual national college entrance examination. Their parents will wait...

The Meat of the Matter

Meat contains protein, iron, zinc, and vitamins A, B and D. These are critical nutrients that cannot be obtained in sufficient quantities from vegetables alone. Increased consumption of these nutrients results in better muscle growth, better skin, and better blood circulation among other benefits. Consumption of meat by pregnant women...
By Karen Reddington Karen Reddington is the President of FedEx Express, Asia Pacific Division. The biggest trend in logistics right now is arguably not artificial intelligence, blockchain or even visibility, It’s personalisation – which is ushering in a new era of delivery once only accessible to big global companies and...
Hong Kong has long been a prime destination for keen-eyed shoppers of high-quality, low-priced consumer electronics. But aside from competitive pricing, what else can brands do to differentiate themselves from their competitors, attract returning customers and create top-of-brand-awareness? According to a recent study conducted by global loyalty marketing agency...
Germany wants to use its presidency of the Group of 20 major economies to promote fast internet for all, agree common technical standards and promote lifelong digital learning, Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said. Zypries' comments come ahead of a first meeting of G20 ministers responsible for digital policy later...
Uber Technologies Inc. has released its first diversity report, showing that women and non-white employees are underrepresented at the ride-services company – just as they are at many other technology firms. Uber released the information after a series of revelations about its culture and business tactics that have incited...
Humans and machines are steadily growing more and more alike and the tourism industry is one area where so-called chatbots are springing up to improve customer communication. While it's unlikely that any of us will be romantically involved with these primitive digital travel agents, you may soon prefer them...
Brokerage Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW.N) has launched a service that combines its automated investment management technology with human advisors, as financial institutions race to offer digital financial advice. The service, called Schwab Intelligent Advisory, provides clients with a financial and investment plan, unlimited access to a human advisor via phone...
The Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak is expected to table the Budget 2017 in parliament on 21 October 2016.   Given the uncertain economy and the fact that this might be the last budget before the next general election, it is widely speculated that it...
By Lam Fong Kiew & Edwin Leow, Head of Tax and Tax Director respectively of Nexia TS, Singapore's leading home-grown full service audit and professional accounting services firm.    Targeted, inclusive and transforming in nature – this in essence sums up Budget 2016 which was delivered by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat...
As a young man, my dad was a hawker, and his specialty was char-kuey teow, the ubiquitous dish that was a hawker stable. He built a reputation for his generosity and impeccable customer service. Often, he would ask customers if the portion was sufficient, and since most of his...

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