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Vietnam Arrests Four For Sharing Info on Dong Tam Police Raid

Vietnamese authorities arrested four people Wednesday for alerting foreign diplomats about a deadly clash between police and land rights protesters in January at...

Six Activists Charged For Protest Against Internet Ban in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Myanmar police have charged six activists who participated in protests against a year-long government-ordered internet service shutdown in Myanmar’s conflict-ridden Rakhine state, accusing...

Lions Live 2020: Josy Paul on making clients buy ideas

The chief creative officer and chairman of BBDO India spoke about learnings from his career Source link

Talkin’ bout a revolution

‘Purpose’ is a wonderful starting point, but a dangerous means to an end, and a poor substitute for self-awareness. Its moment is passing,...

Gojek slashes 9% of workforce due to COVID-19

Indonesian super app is cutting 'non-core' divisions to focus on transport, food delivery and payments. Source link

Purpose vs opportunism: The challenge for 'fairness' brands belatedly discovering their souls

Exiting the contentious whitening-cream market shows how personal care brands struggle to deal with a muddle of profits, prejudice and purpose. Source link

Lockdown blues: Hong Kongers ambivalent about overt use of technology in the pandemic

TOP OF THE CHARTS: Tech usage is on the rise, but they worry about the impact of its overt use on their health. Source...

Watch: Snap Minis are part of the social media ecommerce revolution

VCCP's head of innovation explains how Snapchat's new feature that lets brands create micro-apps could shake up ecommerce. Source link

Gucci, Prada and more struggle on Douyin

As global luxury brands launch on new social platforms, like Douyin, the importance of creating a winning brand strategy for each new platform...

Seoul Should Probe Ways to Send Information to North Korea While Avoiding Security Risks: UN Rights Expert

Signe Poulsen has led the United Nations Human Rights Office in Seoul, South Korea since it was opened on June 26, 2015 by...

Internet Ban in Myanmar’s Rakhine and Chin States Will Continue, Military Says

Myanmar’s military said Tuesday it will maintain a year-long shutdown of internet services to war-hit areas of Rakhine and Chin states, dismissing calls...

China Quietly Shipping Grain to North Korea, Port Sources Say

Ships carrying grain labelled as “construction materials” have been sailing from a northeastern Chinese port to nearby North Korea, dockworkers told RFA, describing...

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Recently Released US Citizen Describes Mistreatment in Vietnamese Prison

U.S. citizen Michael Nguyen, who was released early from a 12-year prison sentence in Vietnam last week, said Wednesday he was not...

UN builds momentum for restoring forests as world enters key decade for ecosystems 

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is leading a push for the world to scale up efforts to restore landscapes and forests over the next decade,...

On Its 75th Birthday UN Ratifies Treaty Which Bans Ownership, Creation, and Use of Nuclear Weapons For Signatories

Parts of this article have been reprinted with permission from World at Large news.   A treaty that bans the use, manufacturing, sale,...

Drought Diaries: The COVID-19 edition

We followed six families for six months to see how they coped with drought. Now, we’re returning to see how they’re surviving COVID-19. Source...