South Korea is battling a third wave of coronavirus infections, forcing authorities to take strict steps to ensure all students could safely take the test, deemed a life-defining event for high school seniors to win a degree that could help land a better job in Asia’s fourth-largest economy. … [Read more...] about South Korea students sit college exam behind plastic barriers and in hospitals due to COVID-19
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In the longer-term, the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement will accelerate this trend. Unlike the EVFTA, which could be ratified at the EU level, this agreement needs additional approval in each national parliament as investment remains a competence of member states. Once this enters into force, however, it will give EU investors greater confidence and EU investment greater protection in the Vietnamese market. VIR … [Read more...] about Confidence offered with EVFTA implementation
Global trade has rebounded strongly, sustaining economies around the world 'Digital globalization' raced ahead as people flows plummeted Singapore leads the pack of six Asia Pacific countries ranked among the top 30 Five Asia Pacific countries dominated list of top 10 countries that "punch above their weight" SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 3 December 2020 - Today, DHL and the NYU Stern School of Business released the DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 (GCI). The report, now in its seventh edition, is the first comprehensive assessment of globalization during the spreading COVID-19 pandemic. It tracks international flows of trade, capital, information and people across 169 countries and territories. After holding steady in 2019, current forecasts imply that the index will fall significantly in 2020 due to the distancing effects of COVID-19 on societies, such as closed borders, travel bans and grounded passenger airlines. Nonetheless, the pandemic is … [Read more...] about DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 signals recovery of globalization from COVID-19 setback
Users in general have become accustomed to the fact that privacy becomes something easily compromised in the internet environment. However, only when scandals like Cambridge Analytica were discovered did the importance of personal information protection receive appropriate attention. … [Read more...] about Is it time for next-generation social networks?