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The Next Industrial Revolution Is Coming to Southeast Asia

First, the good news: economies in the 10 countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) might see a bonanza of new jobs. 956 more words

How Driverless Cars Can Shrink America’s Income Gap - a view of driverless cars from the US

There is tremendous excitement – some would say hype – around driverless cars. Just this month, GM @General gm and Lyft announced plans to test a fleet of driverless electric taxis within a year, and Fiat Chrysler and Google goog announced plans to develop 100 self-driving minivans. 12 more words

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How Driverless Cars Can Shrink America’s Income Gap

There is tremendous excitement – some would say hype – around driverless cars. Just this month, GM @General and Lyft announced plans to test a fleet of driverless electric taxis within a year, and Fiat Chrysler and Google announced plans to develop 100 self-driving minivans. 945 more words

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Online Education Can Help Africa—But it Can’t Solve its Critical Need For Real Schools

In January, Liberia’s education ministry announced it had outsourced the country’s failing primary-education system to a privately run American educational company called Bridge International Academies. The $11 million, one-year pilot program launched a fevered debate about whether outsiders should design a national curriculum—and what responsibility a government has to educate its own populace. 730 more words

Global Risk Report 2016: A World At Risk

  • Evidence is mounting that inter-connections between risks are becoming stronger – for example, climate change and involuntary migration or international security – often with major and unpredictable impacts.
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10 interesting quotes from the World Economic Forum on Africa

At this year’s World Economic Forum on Africa, business leaders discussed various topics regarding the continent – from power to banking to industrialisation. Below are 10 interesting comments made by speakers at the forum held in Kigali, Rwanda. 826 more words

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The New Face Of Africa

Africa as a continent has been witnessing a dawn of a technology revolution. The rapid change is soon going to affect the entire region as a whole – lives, jobs, economy, relationships, industries and even politics. 481 more words

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