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The impacts of the pandemic caused by COVID-19 are being felt across industries globally. In times of uncertainty and fear of the unknown, it is now more important than ever for resources and help to be readily available. Whether it is implementing business continuity plans, adjusting value propositions to align with the evolving crisis, strengthening strategic muscles or preparing for post pandemic, we are here to help.



The Economist | Business

Why Monday is the most misunderstood day

What’s wrong with the start of the workweek?

The case of China’s vanishing chairmen

What some mysterious goings-on mean for Chinese business…

Elon Musk’s X is especially vulnerable to an ad boycott

The perils of telling advertisers to clear off…

The Economist | International

The pandemic’s toll on schooling emerges in awful new exam results

Grades in rich countries were sliding even before covid-19 spread…

Many small islands have no room for manoeuvre at COP28

Simply put, their goal is staving off annihilation…

From Gaza to Ukraine, wars and crises are piling up

How diplomats and generals are running out of bandwidth…

Why migration is in such a mess once more

Violence and poverty are pushing the desperate towards jobs and safety…

The Guardian

Cop28 live: negotiations resume as countries seek progress on final deal

Delegates return after rest day with children, education and food on the agendaCanada has been asked by the Cop28 president, Sultan Al Jaber, to help develop language on the potential phase down or phase out of fossil fuels, its environment minister…

Israel-Hamas war live: UN security council to vote on Gaza ceasefire

Security council under pressure from António Guterres after Article 99 invokedSee all of our coverage of the Israel-Hamas war Continue reading...

Betting firm Flutter to list on New York stock exchange in January

Company formerly known as Paddy Power Betfair will keep premium listing in London for nowThe betting firm Flutter said on Friday that it was working towards 29 January as the date for its listing on the New York stock exchange, but it will keep its p…

‘Cloak and dagger tactics’: Tories paid Rwanda an extra £100m for asylum deal

Ministers criticised after civil servant tells MPs payment was made in April after £140m had already been sentMinisters have been accused of using “cloak and dagger” tactics after a leading civil servant revealed in a letter that they had paid R…

One missing and four hospitalised as firefighters battle huge Melbourne factory fire

Worker missing as more than 120 firefighters attempt to control paint factory inferno in Dandenong SouthGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA person is missing and four others, including two firefighters, have bee…


Top 10 AI Tools in 2023 That Will Make Your Life Easier

 In this article, we explore the top 10 AI tools that are driving innovation and efficiency in various industries. These tools are designed to automate repetitive tasks, improve workflow, and increase productivity. The tools included in our list…

Top 10 AI Content Generator & Writer Tools in 2022

Are you looking for a way to create content that is both effective and efficient? If so, then you should consider using an AI content generator. AI content generators are a great way to create content that is both engaging and relevant to your audien…

Beginner Guide to CJ Affiliate (Commission Junction) in 2022

Image by vectorjuice on FreepikIn this CJ Affiliate guide, I will share with you everything you need to get started on the platform, I will give you an in-depth look at the network and how it works.You will learn how to earn money with the platform.


   The marketing industry is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) as a way to save time and execute smarter, more personalized campaigns. 61% of marketers say AI software is the most important aspect of their data strategy.  If…

Most Frequently Asked Questions About Affiliate Marketing

There are lots of questions floating around about how affiliate marketing works, what to do and what not to do when it comes to setting up a business. With so much uncertainty surrounding both personal and business aspects of affiliate marketing. In…

Wall Street Journal

China Auto Sales Continued Rising on Promotions, New-Energy Vehicle Sales

China’s vehicle sales continued rising in November, helped by sales of new-energy vehicles, clearance of fossil fuel cars and sales promotions.

Metals Waver Ahead of US Jobs Report

Copper prices edged up while gold held steady ahead of the U.S. jobs report, with the data likely to affect monetary policy and in turn the dollar.

Dollar Could Rise if US Jobs Data Meets Expectations

U.S. monthly jobs data at 1330 GMT will be watched to gauge whether markets are justified in pricing in a first interest-rate cut as early as March, and a figure in line with consensus could lift the dollar, MUFG said.

Toshiba, Rohm to Invest $2.69 Billion in Power Device Venture

The companies said they will boost production capacity of silicon carbide and silicon power devices, components used for supplying and managing power in parts such as electric-vehicle powertrains.

Bond Rally Could Run Out of Steam

The bond rally will likely fade as central banks might start cutting rates later than some market pricing suggests, Societe Generale Research said.


‘Den of Wolves’ Will Be a Sci-Fi Heist—With a ‘Power Fantasy’ Soundtrack

Announced at the 2023 Game Awards, Den of Wolves is a new kind of co-op heist game from the minds behind PayDay.

The 19 Best Movies on Apple TV+ Right Now

From Fingernails to Hannah Waddingham: Home for Christmas, here’s everything you should be watching on Apple’s streaming service.

Elijah Wood and Mike Tyson Cameo Videos Were Used in a Russian Disinformation Campaign

Videos featuring Elijah Wood, Mike Tyson, and Priscilla Presley have been edited to push anti-Ukraine disinformation, according to Microsoft researchers.

End-to-End Encrypted Instagram and Messenger Chats: Why It Took Meta 7 Years

Mark Zuckerberg personally promised that the privacy feature would launch by default on Messenger and Instagram chat. WIRED goes behind the scenes of the company’s colossal effort to get it right.

Google’s Gemini Is the Real Start of the Generative AI Boom

A new AI model from Google—called Gemini—is fresh competition for OpenAI’s ChatGPT. The AI rivals are now working on even more radical ideas.

New York Times

UK Accuses Russia of Yearslong Cyberattacks

The government said a group linked to Russia’s intelligence service carried out sustained operations to undermine trust in Britain’s political system.

Israel-Hamas War: Israel Releases Evidence It Says Shows Hamas Operates Near Civilian Shelters

The Israeli military posted unverified videos and maps that it claims showed rockets had been fired from areas in southern Gaza where civilians were seeking shelter.

Friday Briefing

Israeli allegations about Hamas’s tactics.

In Israel, Hanukkah Begins in the Shadow of Two Months of War

The holiday held a new meaning for many Israelis in the wake of the Oct. 7 terrorist attacks, including relatives of people still held hostage in Gaza and reservists called up to fight against Hamas.

Biden Tied Ukraine Aid to Border Security, and It Backfired on Him

President Biden faces difficult choices about how far to go in giving in to conservative demands that he choke off the number of migrants admitted to the United States.

South China Morning Post

China vows closer security ties with Mekong states as cyber scams, Myanmar unrest have cross-border impact

Region will ‘resolutely combat cross-border crime, especially cyber fraud and gambling’, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi tells Lancang-Mekong forum.

‘High uncertainty’ ahead for Hong Kong in coming year, finance chief warns, but authorities will remain ‘alert and vigilant’ to market situation

Paul Chan says government cannot change risks arising from external environment but will be firing on all cylinders to get economy going.

Israeli warning on Hamas tunnels in Gaza means months of destruction

The destruction of tunnels in Gaza is advancing Israel’s stated aim of dismantling Hamas infrastructure so the group can’t repeat its deadly October 7 assault.

‘Alarming’: North Korea’s hackers target South’s defence technology to fund weapons programme

A probe showed that a hacker group, known as Andariel, had stolen 1.2TB worth of technical data from dozens of South Korean entities.

Binance withdraws Abu Dhabi licence application as crypto exchange deems it ‘not necessary’

The withdrawal comes two weeks into the tenure of CEO Richard Teng, who previously led the regulator at Abu Dhabi’s financial free zone.


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