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Month: July 2022

future of the office

Multinational companies are redesigning workplaces to become social destinations. Our film examines the wide-ranging effects, on everything from office design to the geography of cities, management cultures and gender inequality. As more people return to the office and demand for flexible work rises, the purpose of offices is changing. what is the future of working

Return of African Artifacts

African countries’ efforts at restitution, after long resistance from authorities in Europe, are now blossoming with the return of treasured pieces that once were thought unattainable. African officials seek much more, from the exquisite to the macabre. Some are concerned that the British government in particular has been evasive, offering no commitments on restitution. The

“United States is main threat to Russia”

President Vladimir Putin on Sunday signed a new naval doctrine which cast the United States as Russia’s main rival and set out Russia’s global maritime ambitions for crucial areas such as the Arctic and in the Black Sea. After inspecting the navy, Putin made a short speech in which he promised that what he touted

Ukrainians urged to leave Donetsk

Moscow is trying to take over the whole of Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region, made up of the provinces of Donetsk and Luhansk. Russian forces now occupy all of Luhansk. Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has urged residents of the country’s eastern-most Donetsk region to leave the province as Russia continues its offensive to conquer the area.

China rocket crash in Indian Ocean

The out of control core stage of a Chinese Long March rocket burned up over the Indian Ocean Saturday, drawing criticism from Nasa over China’s handling of the situation. In May 2021, another rocket carrying part of the Chinese space station was left to circle the Earth once every 90 minutes before breaking up over

Singapore turns car parks into farms

Food security is an existential issue for Singapore. As a globally connected small city-state with limited resources, Singapore is vulnerable to external shocks and supply disruptions. The government started leasing out the unusual plots in 2020 as part of its plans to increase local food production. The country of 5.5m people currently imports more than

China to miss its growth target

China is continuing to pursue a zero-Covid policy that has put major cities into full or partial lockdowns. China has signalled that it may miss its annual economic growth target, as Covid restrictions weigh on the world’s second largest economy. China’s once-booming property market is also in a deep slump, and home sales have fallen

WhatsApp won’t lower security for government

End-to-end encryption (E2EE) provides the most robust level of security, because by design only the intended recipient holds the key to decrypt the message, which is essential for private communication. The technology underpins the online exchanges on apps including WhatsApp and Signal and optionally on Facebook messenger and Telegram. Because millions of people use WhatsApp

Apple and Amazon sales up

Amazon forecast in a trading update that higher fees for its Prime membership would boost its bottom line, while Apple said demand for its all important iPhone remained strong. Amazon and Apple posted better than expected sales, reassuring investors that the tech giants will be able to weather slowdowns in global economies. Both firms said

Instagram takes a U-turn on Tiktok style

The revamp of Instagram towards more video content is believed to have been ignited by the soaring popularity of competitor TikTok where users post and watch more video as opposed to static photographs. Meta, Instagram’s parent company, said it wanted to “take the time” to get the changes right. Instagram says it is pausing a