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Legalised sports betting – what will it mean for the US?

December 17, 2018 • EMERGING TRENDS, CULTURE & LIFESTYLEComments (0)

Looking back on gambling in 2018, it’s clear what one of the biggest and most seismic moments was. On June 14th, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy placed the first legal bet in the state he represents. He made two wagers – $20 on Germany to win the World Cup, and another $20 on the local …

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Digital’s Growing Influence on the Entertainment Industry’s Unstoppable Rise

November 21, 2018 • EMERGING TRENDS, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Digital TransformationComments (0)

Whether you’re settling down to watch your favourite TV show, listening to a new album or heading online to check the news and gossip on your latest stars, it is safe to say that the world of entertainment has become a fundamental part of our daily lives.

The Hidden Culture in a Las Vegas Vacation

November 11, 2018 • CULTURE & LIFESTYLEComments (0)

Vegas? Cultured? It’s not a description you often hear to describe the often aptly named Sin City. But, scratch the surface, and there’s actually a lot more to offer than first meets the eye.   The element of friendship There aren’t

The Hallyu Lens: The Success of Korean Pop (K-Pop) Music as an International Business Strategy

October 1, 2018 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, SPECIAL FEATURES, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (0)

This article focusses on the success of the K-Pop industry, with a background on the industry itself, and how it can become a business strategy that international businesses can use. BTS, EXO, TWICE and Seventeen are some of the biggest names in Korean Pop

Boosting the Philippine Economy through Sustainable Tourism

July 26, 2018 • EMERGING TRENDS, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, SPECIAL FEATURES, Asia - Pacific, Climate Change & SocietyComments (0)

By Fernando Martin Roxas, John Paolo Rivera, and Eylla Laire Gutierrez Sustainability has become a concern in the travel and tourism industry. Stakeholders need to fully understand the issues, identify the root causes of the problem, and create interventions

Tourism: the Philippines’ Next Growth Engine

July 25, 2018 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, SPECIAL FEATURES, Asia - PacificComments (0)

By Bernardo Villegas and Maria Cherry Lyn Rodolfo Home to some of the world’s finest tourist destinations, the Philippines can indeed achieve significant economic headway by fostering its tourism industry. Discover how Dutertenomics and the government’s

The Gig Economy, Gigzombies, and Immigrants

May 28, 2018 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, In-depth, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Anthony A. Gabb The author tracks key economic forces that have resulted in technological innovations which have given birth to the gig economy that is threatening job security, the gigzombie who is the alienated worker in the gig economy, and misguided

When Democracy and Centralisation Meet in Leadership

September 1, 2017 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLEComments (0)

By David De Cremer and Tian Tao Business leaders face a plethora of challenges and one of those is finding the leadership approach that would benefit the company and its employees. In this article, the authors elaborate on how the right amount of democracy,

Food – Wars and Pharma – Trailblazing the Way to Human Demise

July 31, 2017 • EMERGING TRENDS, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Healthcare ReformComments (0)

By Peter Koenig In this article, Peter Koenig connects the dots and sheds light on how food, drugs, and bombs all play together in the grand plan of the masters of the western world. Read on as the author calls out, “Be aware and stop falling into the

Green is Good: Revealing the Hidden Benefits of Sustainable Housing

June 29, 2017 • CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Climate Change & SocietyComments (0)

By Trivess Moore, Ralph Horne, Yolande Strengers and Cecily Maller Sustainable housing has wider environmental, social and wellbeing benefits which do not neatly fit into traditional economic considerations. Policy makers must adapt the way they develop