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    Bitcoin now bigger than Buffett, Boeing and New Zealand

    Bloomberg News, Published on 04/12/2017

    » HONG KONG: Bitcoin’s extraordinary price surge means its market capitalisation now exceeds the annual output of whole economies, and the estimated worth of some of the world’s top billionaires.

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    Brace yourself for the coming digital disruption of human resources technologies

    Published on 04/12/2017

    » In recent years there has been an explosion of start-up apps and software solutions that transform the way traditional Human Resources processes are conducted. The focus of these disruptive, innovative technologies is to achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness leveraging Web 2.0 capabilities to improve integration of HR data, ease of delivering video, and algorithms which deliver personalised experiences enabling easier access to value add knowledge from experts and peer to peer networks.

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    Leading in the New Reality

    Arinya Talerngsri, Published on 04/12/2017

    » For organisations to thrive in the disruptive world, apart from knowing how to live and learn in this new reality, it is crucial that they have leaders who really know how to lead in turbulent times.

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    China's road to growth in Africa

    Asia focus, Nithi Kaveevivitchai, Published on 04/12/2017

    » While two of the biggest traditional investors in Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States, are facing domestic uncertainty in light of Brexit and policy changes under President Donald Trump, China seems to be the new hope of this populous continent.

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    Second time around

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 04/12/2017

    » Vinita Devi, 23, is a very relieved person these days. Last month she gathered the courage to publicly celebrate her marriage with taxi driver Rakesh Kumar, nearly three years after they first sealed their union in a very quiet civil ceremony.

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    Deepening connectivity within Asean

    Asia focus, Published on 04/12/2017

    » Asean has been celebrating its 50th birthday this year amid rising protectionist sentiment, which provides a challenging global context. Consequently, there has been much debate and reflection recently on the impact of globalisation and the fate of regional blocs.

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    Fuelling a greener future: wood pellets and the biomass boom

    Asia focus, Published on 04/12/2017

    » Biomass pellets have been fuelling the world's energy needs significantly in recent years. According to IEA Bioenergy, global wood pellet production observed phenomenal growth, from 6-7 million tonnes in 2006 to 26 million tonnes in 2015, with an annual growth rate of 14%. More than 60% of the pellets are designated for export markets, which has propelled the annual growth rate of global wood chip and pellet exports to 11% for the past five years, reaching US$2.5 billion in 2016.

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    PM turned pursuer: Mahathir aims to do the unthinkable

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 04/12/2017

    » Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad is confident that the Pakatan Harapan (Pact of Hope) opposition coalition, supported by his party and others, will make electoral history next year and end six decades of rule by the United Malays National Organisation (Umno).

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    Mahathir's words of wisdom

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 04/12/2017

    » A respectful but straightforward speaker is hard to find in the political world. Aung San Suu Kyi, once a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is considered a hero by many but her silence over the genocide in Rakhine has tarnished her halo.

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    Bali braces for the Big Bang

    Asia focus, Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata, Published on 04/12/2017

    » As a resort island whose global popularity often outshines that of the country where it's located, Bali takes tourism very seriously. Consequently, capable management of events that threaten the island, its residents and visitors is crucial. Those management skills have been tested to the limit over the past two weeks as the eruptions from Mount Agung grow more ominous.

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