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A Guide to the Most Popular Alternative Meats

A Guide to the Most Popular Alternative Meats

Alternative meats are no longer a novelty—they have finally entered the mainstream. Vegetarians, vegans and even meat-lovers are all jumping on the trend. Many people are hoping to cut down on their meat intake, whether for health, ethical or environmental considerations, and are instead going for plant-based meat replacement products.

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WeWork

Can a Startup Start Afresh? WeWork Says Yes!

It’s the classic tale of a CEO running a company into the ground by spending lavishly and recklessly, thus losing investors’ trust. WeWork’s Executive Chairman, Marcelo Claure, rightly noted, “This is a story with drama.”

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Energy Crisis

What Are the Consequences of the Energy Crisis?

In the past few months, both the UK and China have struggled with energy shortages. Globally, the prices of gas, oil and natural gas have been soaring as economies are opening up again after experiencing a slump because of the CoronaVirus pandemic.

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BTS at The 2021 UNGA

BTS at The 2021 UNGA: Celebrities and Climate Change Activism

September 20, 2021 marked the third visit of global pop icons, BTS, to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
The seven-member group, comprising RM (Kim Namjoon), Jin (Kim Seokjin), Suga (Min Yun-gi), J-Hope (Jung Hoseok), Jimin (Park Ji-min), V (Kim Taehyung) and Jungkook (Jeon Jungkook), was appointed as the “Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture” by South Korea’s President, Moon Jae-In, to join her at UNGA.

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Loop Brings Zero Waste Shopping to Japan

Loop Brings Zero Waste Shopping to Japan

So you’ve decided to finally launch your business. First off, congratulations! That’s a big step. Secondly, good luck. Starting your own startup is intimidating, to say the least. For most entrepreneurs, it entails entering unknown terrain, crossing their fingers and hoping for the best. With that in mind, here’s our best advice for a young, first-time startup founder:

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Top Three Online Job Portals in China for English-Speakers

Top Three Online Job Portals in China for English-Speakers

China is a fast-growing economy and currently boasts the second-largest economy in the world behind the United States. Many people from around the world have tried searching for jobs and achieving career success in the country. The majority of English-speaking people in China find work in multinational companies that are mostly located in metropolitan Shanghai and Beijing.

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Meet the Young Woman Who Saved Kenya’s Plastic Waste Problem

Meet the Young Woman Who Solved Kenya’s Plastic Waste Problem

Kenya has a huge plastic waste problem. A 2015 report found that the Kenyan capital Nairobi produced around 400 tons of plastic waste every day. Yet, less than half of that had been recycled. Despite outlawing single-use plastics in 2017, the country is still drowning in them. The Dandora landfill, located in the heart of the Nairobi slums, currently receives more than 2000 metric tons of waste daily.

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Cyberport Venture Capital Forum

How Will Humans and Technology Interact in the Next Decades?

While the world has witnessed a rapid digitalization of our everyday life in the course of the pandemic, attention has been brought to the debate that has long been around–how should humans and technology interact? And how do we prepare for new developments? In response to this, Dr. David Siegel, Co-Chairman and Co-Founder of financial sciences company Two Sigma.

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What Brands Must Know About China’s Evolving Millennial Buyers

What Brands Must Know About China’s Evolving Millennial Buyers

Earlier this year, climate activist Greta Thunberg called out fast fashion consumers during an interview with a fashion magazine. She said, “If you are buying fast fashion, then you are contributing to that industry and encouraging them to expand and encouraging them to continue their harmful process.”

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The Rise of Social Audio Apps

The Rise of Social Audio Apps

After over a year of working from home and attending online classes while in lockdown, many are feeling the brunt of the increased screen time. The recent rise in the popularity of audio media, like podcasts and audiobooks, can be attributed to screen exhaustion.

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Rideable Robot

XPeng Unveils World’s First Rideable Robot Unicorn

Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer XPeng Robotics revealed its newest invention–the world’s first intelligent robot unicorn–in early September this year.
The robot Xiaobailong (a small, white dragon in Chinese) resembles a tiny unicorn. It has a yellow horn on top of its head, a black screen on its face, and attached to its sleek torso are hip, elbow and knee joints for rotational and lateral movements.

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The Top Three Best Team Chat Apps in 2021

The Top Three Best Team Chat Apps in 2021

Back in 2013, Slack pioneered a team chat app that can be used as a powerful collaboration tool to satisfy business needs. Since then, more and more messaging apps have emerged. During the coronavirus outbreak, employees are advised to work from home instead of in the office. Hence, work chat apps have become increasingly important to bridge communication gaps and ensure the continuity of workflow.

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Is the Corporate Wellness Industry a Total Scam

Is the Corporate Wellness Industry a Total Scam?

Green smoothies, spontaneous getaways and jade rollers have grown into “essentials” for those looking to boost their life. On TikTok, there’s the “that girl” routine urging women to wake up at 5am, do yoga, make an iced coffee and read a book. Over the past year, we have all become projects of self-care. We are all trying to become better versions of ourselves, whatever that may entail. That’s what brands have made note of and are using to their advantage.

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Top 5 Memes Sold as NFTs

The Top Five Memes Sold as NFTs

Oh, to be a viral meme and earn thousands of dollars. From “Bad Luck Brian” to “Success Kid”—the creators and faces of these memes have immortalized themselves on the internet. What’s more? In doing so, they have made a lot of money. Here’s a look at our list of top five memes that sold as NFTs:

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What Makes an NFT an Asset

What Makes an NFT an Asset?

Anyone who has heard about NFTs will marvel at the astonishing prices people are willing to pay for them. Recently, the “Side-Eye Chloe” meme sold as an NFT for US$76,377.50, joining many other legendary meme NFTs. But what are NFTs? And why are people willing to bear such an expense to own them?

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