By Charles F. Moreira, Editor Following our article Reinstate Exemption of Palm Oil Export Tax of 29 January 2020, the weighted average price of crude palm oil (locally delivered) according to the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) plunged to RM2,689.00 per tonne on 30 January 2020, down from RM2,984.00 per tonne on Friday 24 January […]


How Modi’s budget failed India’s poorest and most vulnerable

All the women of Tongabad village hear are stories of despair. After all, in Amravati district, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, they live in the constant shadow of death – each day, on average, three farmers kill themselves amid failing crops, poor rainfall and very low pay leading to insurmountable debts… To Read More: (1)


VMware: APAC CIOs are Expected to Embrace Cutting-Edge, Data-Driven Technologies

According to VMware, the role of CIOs in APAC and Japan will take a strategic turn by 2025. Organizations will turn to their CIOs, who will harness their technology expertise to build, run, manage, connect and protect applications on any cloud and across any device to power business expansion. Looking ahead to 2025, CIOs will […]


China’s coronavirus response: Clamp down and shield Xi

Xi Jinping is often described as the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao, but he’s not the face of Beijing’s response to what could ultimately be the biggest test of his tenure thus far. Why it matters: Xi has vowed that China will slay the “devil virus” that… To Read More: SOURCE: AXIOS (5)


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