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Costa Rica has just run on 100 percent renewable energy for 300 days

Costa Rica, known primarily as a honeymoon destination, is a veritable paradise. Not only is it full of picturesque scenes featuring white sand …

China releases three year action plan for information technology consumption

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the National Development and Reform Commission have jointly released <i>The Three-Year</i> …

IT

Krapte op de banenmarkt en dus moeten werkgevers aan de bak

Alleen het plaatsen van een advertentie of een kek filmpje is allang niet meer genoeg om personeel te werven. Sanne Boswinkel vertelt wat werkgevers …

What Your Boss Could Learn by Reading the Whole Company’s Emails

Employee emails contain valuable insights into company morale—and might even serve as an early-warning system for uncovering malfeasance.<p>When Andrew Fastow, the former chief financial officer of Enron, finishes a public-speaking gig these days, a dozen or so people from the audience are typically …

Analytics

How to develop a robust risk management framework

This article updates Six stages to a robust operational risk framework, written by Richard Pike in September 2011. It explains how a financial …

Project Management

How Southeast Asia is Kazakhstan’s gateway to global expansion

As Kazakh startups experience growing pains, Southeast Asia becomes its first step into gaining global ambition. When you think startup ecosystem, …

Van suikerbiet tot biogas

DUURZAAMHEID<br>Suiker Unie is een bedrijf wat zich altijd verantwoordelijk voelt voor het milieu, de mensen en de samenleving en is zodoende continue …

Oil Companies Step Up Exploration Drilling Plans Offshore Suriname

Oil and gas companies hoping to create their own exploration success stories, following Exxon Mobil Corp. and partners’ impressive string of …

Oil & Gas Industry

Why working from your mobile could destroy your work-life balance

An increasing number of office workers can now work from any location for at least part of their working week. According to the Work Foundation, 30% …

The Workplace

5 Daily Habits to Steal from Sheryl Sandberg, Including Making Sleep a Priority

As a digital nomad and journalist, I travel the world while logging around 70 articles a month. To effectively manage a country-hopping lifestyle …

Sheryl Sandberg

6 Early Warning Signs Of A Stroke People Often Ignore

Stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain starts bleeding (hemorrhagic) or it becomes blocked (ischemic). Needless to say, both types are …

Neurology

Bezos doet er een schepje bovenop in spacerace met Musk

Rijkste man ter wereld of niet, Jeff Bezos lijkt de ruimterace te gaan verliezen van Elon Musk. Waar SpaceX flink aan de weg timmert met de Falcon …

GRATIS: Professionaliseer je LinkedIn Profiel in 15 eenvoudige stappen

Dankjewel voor je interesse in de GRATIS LinkedIn Profiel Cheat Sheet.<p>Vul je gegevens hieronder in en je ontvangt direct toegang. Daarnaast ontvang …

Dambisa Moyo: Foreign aid is 'corrosive' to democracy in Africa

Best-selling author says foreign aid has undermined African governments, and praises China's role on the continent.<p>Dambisa Moyo, a Zambian-born best-selling author and economist, says foreign aid has been more damaging than helpful to African democracies, in an exclusive interview on Al Jazeera's</i> …

Foreign Aid

Africa still needs strong men

Former United States President, Barrack Obama, famously made a statement that Africa did not need strong men but strong institutions. Like many, I …

Washington D.C.

Op-Ed: Going Through Agenda 2063’s Guiding Vision

<i>Agenda 2063’s guiding vision is to see “an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in</i> …

African Union

In Senegal, China's President Xi pledges stronger Africa ties

DAKAR (Reuters) - China's President Xi Jinping pledged during a visit to Senegal on Saturday to strengthen economic ties with Africa, a continent already awash with cheap Chinese loans in exchange for minerals and huge construction projects.<p>Xi arrived in Senegal on Saturday for a two-day visit to …

Africa

5 Ways the Shy Shine at Workplace

Diversity of thought fosters internal innovation, business growth and a positive, inclusive work culture. And it comes in many forms. <br>One form …

The Workplace

Double debt risk for African countries that turn to China

Kenya owes more to China than it does to Western lenders, the traditional source of loans to Africa. As Beijing throws open its credit line to …

Africa

Oprah Says This Is Her Secret to Happiness – And It’s Something Anyone Can Tap Into

Oprah Winfrey has an exciting and some may say enviable life as a talk show host-producer-philanthropist, but she says the secret to her happiness is …

Happiness

3 Marketing Mistakes That Kill Tech Startups

You'll never reach unicorn status if you make one of these mistakes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite media headlines claiming that startups are leaving Silicon Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area is still a hotbed of innovation. Out of the 10 companies to reach a …

Startups

Crowdfunders steken 1 miljoen in 'nog eerlijker' Fairphone

Telefoonfabrikant Fairphone is 1 miljoen euro rijker. In een week tijd haalde de smartphoneproducent dat bedrag binnen via crowdfunding. De limiet is …

Werkgevers bieden woningen aan om personeel te trekken

Wie voor zijn werk in de Randstad moet wonen heeft een groot probleem: koopwoningen zijn schaars en duur en ook de huurprijzen blijven maar stijgen. …

Heineken sluit miljardendeal in China

De Nederlandse bierbrouwer Heineken neemt een belang van 40 procent in China Resources Beer, de grootste bierbrouwer van China. Met de deal is …

Verzin deze zomer je eigen ‘7 zekerheden’

<b>Heel wat mensen broeden in de zomer op nieuwe plannen voor hun loopbaan of hun bedrijf. Ik ook. Maar deze keer geen uitgebreide strategie. Ik ga</b> …

ICT in Ghana

Wat levert dit op? Wetenschappers en ervaringsdeskundigen uit het buitenland kunnen we als inspiratoren uitnodigen. Denk aan College Tours en …

Vietnam war memorial is being restored after vandalism

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Volunteers and city officials have begun work to restore a Vietnam War-era Huey helicopter at the Las Cruces Vietnam War Memorial …

Vietnam War

‘Rechtbank haalt verdienmodel flitskredietverstrekkers onderuit’

<b>Een flinke tegenvaller voor online kredietverstrekkers. De rechtbank in Rotterdam heeft volgens de Volkskrant het verdienmodel van</b> …