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The Unequal Future of Consumption

In early May, after eight weeks in quarantine, Italy embarked on fase 2 of its coronavirus response and, step by step, relaxed its restrictions. From that day, families were once again allowed to meet one another, and restaurants could reopen, if only for takeout. Most shops, bars, and museums reopened…
bubmag
August 10, 2020
Singapore

New HSR station location for Malacca identified

MALACCA: The Malacca state government has identified a new site for a Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) station which was previously planned for Ayer Keroh. According to Public Works, Transport, Public Amenities and Infrastructure Committee chairman, Datuk Roslan Ahmad, it will be located near the Green City, and between Mukim…
bubmag
July 22, 2020
Singapore

Malacca picks new site for HSR station

Updated 2 weeks ago · Published on 22 Jul 2020 5:31PM · The KL-Singapore HSR will have a 60km track crossing through Malacca. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 22, 2020. THE Malacca government has identified a new site for a Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) station, which was…
bubmag
July 22, 2020
Singapore

The People of Decentraland Will Greet You Now

Most people will agree on at least one thing: 2020 is a dumpster fire. From the coronavirus to economic meltdowns to wrenching clashes over police brutality and systemic racism, we now live in a world that can feel, with every headline, impossible to stomach.  In science fiction works like “Ready…
bubmag
June 25, 2020
Singapore

Derby counts cost of Covid: Jobs crisis looms over city

In Derby, they have a saying: 'If you don't work at Rolls-Royce, you know someone who does.' The catchphrase, often repeated with pride, now has an element of poignancy as people wait, filled with trepidation, for the jobs axe to fall.The East Midlands town has three claims to global fame:…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
Singapore

61 Ways To Differentiate Your Brand

Everybody wants a brand that’s different. The irony of that statement is intentional. It belies the conservative manner in which most brands approach competitive difference. They say they want to be distinctive to consumers but often, in their heart of hearts, they actually want to align (read conform) with the…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
Singapore

Big Brother at the airport and other commentary

June 16, 2020 | 5:38pm Enlarge Image An airport worker at the Bagdogra airport in India checks the body temperature of a passenger. AFP via Getty Images From the left: Big Brother at the Airport Coronavirus fears are bringing a whole new wave of surveillance for air travelers, warns Natasha…
bubmag
June 16, 2020
Singapore

Pangolin released into wild under China’s new protections

Activists in China have released a pangolin into the wild to celebrate new protections for the armadillo-like animal whose numbers in the country have dropped to near extinction levelsBy SAM McNEIL Associated PressJune 12, 2020, 3:24 PM3 min readBEIJING -- Activists in China have released a pangolin into the wild…
bubmag
June 12, 2020