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A Vaccine Passport Would Be an Ethical Disaster Right Now

Justin Amash, the dissident Michigan Republican-turned-libertarian member of the House of Representatives, said they’re “dystopian.” Florida Governor Ron DeSantis believes they’re an unnecessary imposition on daily life. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene has called them “Biden’s mark of the beast,” and for wayward intellectual Naomi Wolf, they represent “the absolute end of the…
bubmag
March 31, 2021
Singapore

WWF warns of city’s worsening ecological footprint

WWF-Hong Kong warned on Tuesday that Hongkongers’ consumption habits are having a growing impact on the world – and if everyone on the planet were to follow our example, we would need 4.4 Earths to sustain us. The green group’s ecological footprint analysis measures human use of land and sea…
bubmag
March 16, 2021
Singapore

Before losing his seat to Jon Ossoff, David Perdue was the CEO of Dollar General and Reebok. Inside the retail career of the ousted Georgia Senator.

Premium Davide Perdue — a staunch Trump ally — once helmed Reebok and Dollar General. Ethan Miller/Getty Images This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. David Perdue is a former Fortune 500 CEO who was elected US Senator for Georgia. Perdue just lost…
bubmag
January 6, 2021
Singapore

Lab-grown meat to go on sale in Singapore in world first

‘I’m not striving for world domination!’: Adolf Hitler namesake wins Namibia election LONDON: A politician named after Nazi leader Adolf Hitler has won a regional election in Namibia. The councillor, whose father named him after the National Socialist leader, won 85 per cent of the vote in the country’s Oshana…
bubmag
December 2, 2020
Singapore

CE pledges HK$600m for tourism sector workers

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has pledged around HK$600 million of additional support to help the city's tourism sector, which has been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic. In her annual Policy Address, Lam described tourism as "one of Hong Kong’s four pillar industries" that employs nearly 260,000 people. "With cross-border…
bubmag
November 25, 2020
Singapore

Green shoots: Rooftop farming takes off in Singapore

A worker tends to a rooftop farming patch atop the Raffles City mall in Singapore On the rooftop of a Singapore shopping mall, a sprawling patch of eggplants, rosemary, bananas and papayas stand in colourful contrast to the grey skyscrapers of the city-state's business district. The 10,000 square-foot (930 square-metre)…
bubmag
September 30, 2020