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EMOTIONAL INTELLIGIENCE

Update Your Understanding Of Emotion

2020 was an emotional rollercoaster. A global pandemic, economic upheaval, social unrest, and a contentious election have all left consumers...

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COSUMER HORIZON

CONSUMER HORIZON

T-Mobile Tips 5G To Click With Consumers In 2021

T-Mobile US gave a bullish outlook for 2021, with CEO Mike Sievert tipping consumer interest in 5G to pick up and highlighting record subscriber growth during 2020. On an earnings call, Sievert said it expected 2021 to be a “year that hopefully transitions us” away from unusual dynamics 2020 including muted switching activity, payment challenges for consumers and “recessionary circumstances”. He said consumer interest in 5G would be fuelled by “fear of missing out” on performance gains and tipped mobile gaming an area “to keep an eye on”. President of...
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Apple Working On iPhone Display With Variable Refresh Rates

A new Apple patent released by the US Patent and Trademark Office has revealed that the company is working on an iPhone display that can update the content at up to 240Hz which is four times the native refresh rate. A new Apple patent released by the US Patent and Trademark Office has revealed that the company is working on an iPhone display that can update the content at up to 240Hz which is four times the native refresh rate. With the upcoming display, an iPhone with a 60Hz display...

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

EBRD And UN Women Join Forces To Address Pandemic’s Economic Impact On Women

By Nibal Zgheib The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and UN Women are joining forces to ensure that gender equality is a priority within socio-economic fiscal policies and financing instruments. The COVID-19 crisis is having a disproportionate impact on women and is widening gender inequalities. The pandemic will push 47 million more women and girls below the poverty line, reversing decades of progress to eradicate extreme poverty. In order to build back better from this crisis, joined-up work is needed to accelerate a gender-inclusive recovery, including by aligning...
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

DHL Global Forwarding Contracted For Vaccine Distribution To Japan

By Ron Chen, Correspondent ASEAN Region DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has been contracted for the vaccine distribution to Japan. With this order, the company is further expanding its global presence in vaccine logistics. The first delivery of COVID-19 vaccines arrived end of last week. Further shipments will be delivered in various batches by air from the DHL Global Forwarding hub in Belgium to Japan throughout the year. DHL also handles the customs clearance and delivery to a temporary storage facility...
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

ICD And IsDBG Sign Agency Agreement For Implementation Of R2 COVID Support Line Of Finance

By Josephine Akaerr, Special Correspondent The President of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDBG) H. E. Dr Bandar Hajjar and the CEO of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector arm of IsDBG, Ayman Amin Sejiny signed an Agency Agreement for the implementation of IsDB Group’s R2 COVID Support Package, which will assist IsDBG member countries to restore their economies and recover from the impact resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Agency Agreement is a manifestation of H.E. the President’s vision to improve...
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