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Thai PTT moves closer to dominance of electric vehicle market in Southeast Asia

by on September 15, 2021 0

Thai oil and gas group PTT has signed a joint venture agreement with leading electronics producer Foxconn to manufacture electric vehicles (EVs) as Thailand aims to become the region’s leading manufacturer and exporter of electric vehicles. The move underscores the state-backed energy company’s desire to diversify away from traditional oil and gas activities, which...

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Project Manager / Project Architect – Los Angeles, CA, US | Works

by on September 10, 2021 0

LEVER Architecture Employer: Los Angeles, California, United StatesSite: Fri 10 Sep 21Posted on: Full timeType: LEVER Architecture is a mid-size architectural firm based in Los Angeles, CA and Portland, OR. We are looking for candidates to contribute and grow with an award-winning office dedicated to design, research and impactful projects across many different scales,...

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Can Taiwan learn from what happened in Afghanistan?

by on August 28, 2021 0

The fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban shocked the world community, especially the United States and its Western allies. The US withdrawal sparked speculation about the strength of its commitments in Asia: could Taiwan count on US military support during an attack? Taiwanese Prime Minister Su Tseng-chang recently asserted that Taiwan would not collapse...

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Whatever your specialty, include these essential university courses for a successful career

by on August 22, 2021 0

Ah, college enrollment season. So many options. A recent reading of my alma mater’s course catalog revealed some tempting options: the history of philosophy I: the pre-Socratics to Augustine; the literary history of the atrocity; the games people play: the psychology of strategic decision making, to name a few. Lately I’ve been thinking maybe...

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Blue Owl provides funds for co-investments and secondary transactions

by on August 10, 2021 0

Blue Owl Capital Inc. plans to raise new funds focused on co-investments, secondary transactions and lending to fund managers as it leverages its fundraising activity of alternative markets companies, according to co-chair Michael Rees. “All of this will complement our existing minority equity investment strategy and will greatly benefit from the close relationships we...

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Technological crackdown in China: Didi plans to cede control of valuable data | Business and Economy News

by on August 6, 2021 0

Didi Global Inc. is considering relinquishing control of its most valuable data as part of efforts to resolve a Chinese regulatory investigation following its controversial U.S. IPO, people familiar with the matter have said. The ridesharing giant has come up with a number of proposals to appease the powerful Internet industry watchdog, including handing...

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Driving digital transformation in finance – and beyond

by on August 6, 2021 0

Financial leaders can create value through digital transformation. getty Digital transformation coupled with a fierce war for talent are two macro-trends reshaping finance. This makes the discussion with Jennifer LaClair, CFO of Ally Financial, a leader in the digitization industry, particularly relevant at this time. I asked LaClair how Ally applied its digitally-driven consumer...

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