May 13, 2021

IMF / Tunisia, India, Uganda, and United States of America

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The IMF confirmed on Thursday (May 6th) in Washington, DC that discussions took place in recent days between IMF staff and Tunisian authorities regarding their economic reform program. “I can confirm that the Fund staff met with the Tunisian authorities here in Washington earlier this week, and they shared with us indeed their economic reform […]

KEA creates the LOKALT collection in collaboration with social entrepreneurs to provide livelihood opportunities

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For several years, IKEA has been working with social entrepreneurs to create a better everyday life through long-term job opportunities and livelihood for vulnerable groups. For the coming collection, IKEA reached out to local designers in Jordan, Thailand and India, and together with social enterprises created LOKALT — a modern take on traditional handicraft inspired […]

Coronavirus: Visual guide

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By The Visual and Data Journalism Team BBC News There are now more than 900,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in 180 countries and at least 45,000 people have died. The United States now has more confirmed cases than any other single country, including China where the disease emerged in December 2019. Europe has also recorded […]

Female farmers of India

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Design to Empower the Female Farmers of India Designer: Jordan Westerberg Client: S4S Technologies From Core77 Designing products for multinational corporations and their alluring target markets, and designing products for low-income, rural consumers are two very different worlds. Jordan Westerberg, industrial designer with social venture development firm Factor[e], has worked in both. Through a recent […]

Kia Motors officially opens new India production facility

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Kia plans to strengthen its innovative brand image and digital leadership Introduction of fully digitized sales and service channel for customers Kia expanding its future mobility business through various partnerships Kia to expand the product portfolio in 2020 with premium MPV and sub-compact SUV, one of the best-selling segment in India Seltos achieve early success with record-breaking sales results of 40,649 units for the last […]

OLX Group invests up to $400M in used car marketplace Frontier Car Group at $700M valuation

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By Ingrid Lunden Frontier Car Group, the Berlin-based startup building used car marketplaces targeting high-growth, emerging markets, has picked up another significant round of funding from a strategic backer also focusing on the same geographical opportunity. Today, OLX, the online classifieds division Prosus  (the digital division of Naspers that listed earlier this year in Europe)announced that it would […]

Visiting the Holy City of Amritsar

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From Everything Everywhere Updated on November 6, 2019 Amritsar is the most visited city in the northwestern Indian state of Punjab. The city is known as Holy City since it’s home to the Golden Temple religious complex (one of the most visited places in the world). It’s the most important city in Punjab, and also the […]

Sales Training: How to win your price increase with confidence

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From NEGOTIATION experts No customer wants to stomach a price increase, as they feel challenged in passing on their increase in costs to customers and end-users. Sadly though, as long as central banks control our currencies through their inflation tax, salespeople will need to keep up by increasing prices. It’s simple arithmetic of more currency […]

PM Harris, CARICOM’S lead spokesman on Health & Human Resources, presents compelling case for developmental partnerships with India

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Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, Lead Spokesman for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Human Resources, Health and HIV/AIDS, made a compelling case yesterday, Wednesday, September 25th, 2019, at the historic CARICOM-India Summit-Level Meeting in New York for why small island states in the Caribbean should strengthen cooperation with India in the health sector […]

Benefits of coconut oil for weight loss; a fat of a different color

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By Camille Severino Carrier Oil From Better Mind Body Soul Maintaining a healthy weight is important. Not only for the sake of vanity but for your overall health. Excess fat, especially around the belly can cause a myriad of problems when it comes to your well-being. Too much jiggle around the middles can lead to […]