Saturday, July 31, 2021
When Microsoft's Bill Gates said in 1994 that "banking is necessary, banks are not", financiers and analysts alike dismissed the claims as the wild musings of an over-imaginative techie. Fast forward a few decades and that vision is fast becoming reality. Grab is one of the most dominant super apps in...
Banks are one of the engines of the modern economy, but the way they work is under threat. Tech-payment giants and digital currencies are revolutionizing how people use money. And this could have dramatic consequences far beyond banking. It could affect consumer privacy, government power, and the stability of the entire...
Tyson Foods Inc is launching plant-based hamburgers and sausages ahead of the summer grilling season, the company said on Monday, increasing competition for Beyond Meat as it releases an updated version of its own faux burger. Purveyors of plant-based meat are seeking to boost sales as COVID-19 vaccinations encourage more...
Private equity giant Blackstone Group Inc has for the first time asked executives in companies controlled by its private equity arm to regularly report on environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters to their boards, according to a letter seen by Reuters. The world's largest manager of alternative assets such as...
The legend goes that Masayoshi Son wanted to fund the future's ideas, so he created a $30 Billion Dollars fund. That's right, $30 Billion Dollars! But just before he met with potential investors, he fiddled with the slides and changed the amount. The fund wouldn't be $30 Billion Dollars. It...
GIVI Vietnam has registered a substantial growth over the year and now under the guidance of Joseph Perucca, the General Director for G.V. and Overseas Operational Director from GIVI Italy it has expanded their production capability and coverage of the local market. Using the local skill and knowledge with this...
Real-time data on everything from sit-down restaurant meals to job hirings shows American business and consumers leaping to take advantage of a fast vaccine rollout even as their European counterparts languish in extended lockdowns. And while some U.S. health experts express concern at the loosening or outright dropping of COVID-19...
With International Women’s Day on March 8, here are a series of tips to help SMEs meaningfully depict diversity, encouraging them to intentionally and authentically portray women across age, race and cultural lines in their marketing and advertising campaigns for their benefit, and the benefit of women everywhere. According to...
Buoyed by enormous hype and appearances from tech celebrities Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg, audio-based social network Clubhouse has enjoyed explosive growth. However, it is attracting increasing scrutiny over how the app will handle problematic content – including hate speech, harassment, and misinformation. Moderating real-time discussion is a challenge for...
For two decades, global news outlets have complained internet companies are getting rich at their expense, selling advertising linked to their reports without sharing revenue. Now, Australia is joining France and other governments in pushing Google, Facebook and other internet giants to pay. That might channel more money to a...
Elements LAIfestyle Group (ELG) is a dynamic hospitality and entertainment company headquartered in Saigon. The name Elements LAIfestyle Group (ELG) represents what inspires us and ignites our passion: the importance of maintaining impeccable service, creating festive joyousness, and exploring new boundaries. Launched in 2017, ELG’s aim is to redefine and...
GDP figures released by the OECD show that the COVID-19 pandemic is having a continuing effect on economies around the world. Recent Q4 figures show that China was the first (and only) economy that bounced back from its coronavirus losses, recording a year-over-year growth of 6.5 percent in Q4 of...

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