Bloomberg gender-equality index: 104 companies listed

Share This: Over 100 companies from ten sectors headquartered in 24 countries and regions joined the inaugural 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). Launched yesterday, the reference index measures gender equality across internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement, and gender-conscious product offerings. The sector-neutral Bloomberg GEI follows the release of the Bloomberg […]

Alibaba gets 1000 applications for a job for 60 year old candidates…the corporation to die for?

Share This: Is Alibaba the corporation to die for? That is, has it become the ultimate corporation in job hunting for the hungry job seekers out there? Alibaba’s Taobao posted a job vacancy for a “senior research fellow,” the compay received 1,000 applications within 24 hours.  Taobao, China’s biggest online retailer, is hiring two people […]

Thailand sees yachting lifestyle boon: Imports US$45m in luxury yachts

Share This: Phuket-based Boat Lagoon Yachting made history in the region’s yachting industry with the importation of the largest single shipment of luxury yachts, worth over B1.4 billion (US$45m). Boat Lagoon Yachting Managing Director Vrit Yongsakul said the region is seeing a surge in interest in the yachting lifestyle, especially in Thailand. “It’s largely being driven […]

Will Trump squeeze some countries to force them to send their tourists to unpopular America?

Share This: As long as Trump continues on his ‘I Am America’ policies, shunning the foreigner and calling their nations from ‘sh8 holes’ to ‘terror nations’ or ‘trade enemies of the USA’ – like what he said about Malaysia being on a list of countries that are causing the US to lose in terms of […]

Modi to open Indian-origin lawmakers meet in Delhi

Share This: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the conference of parliamentarians of Indian origin (PIOs) from 23 countries here on January 9, said the Hindustan Times. Over 140 members of parliament and mayors will attend the meet at the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra at Chanakyapuri, Dnyaneshwar M Mulay, secretary in charge of overseas Indian affairs, […]

LTTE financiers to stand trial before Swiss Court: Funds transited via Singapore

Share This: Thirteen financiers, mainly from Switzerland, Germany and Sri Lanka, accused of funnelling more than $15.3 million to the separatist group the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam (LTTE) will stand trial before a Swiss Federal Criminal Court on Monday. The Swiss funds were transported in cash by couriers to Singapore and Dubai, eventually reaching […]

The world in awe at the ‘re-invention’ of Mahathir

Share This: Mahathir re-invented: this is the main view of most of the media across the world and they are apparently impressed how the 92 year old is putting up a monster fight against both the 60 year rule of the Umno and the tainted regime of Prime Minister Najib Razak. Former Prime Minister and strong […]