Alex Scott

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Angry man buys Twitter advert to complain about British Airways

A disgruntled British Airways passenger has bought adverts on Twitter to complain about the airline’s customer service, in an unusual reversal of the …

Myanmar: a $300bn economy by 2030

While some of the world’s biggest professional services firms have rushed into Myanmar to set up shop, the big management consultants have been …

London: the world’s second-largest megacity

Despite its global economic role and international population demographics, London has always batted below its weight in terms of size. The 9 million …

The 2 per cent

2013-05-30T21:42:44.000Z<p>By: Cardiff Garcia<p>Goldman Sachs has hired 350 investment banking summer interns out of 17,000 applications, claiming it has …

SE Asia: a hard nut for private equity

Southeast Asia’s credentials as the next great frontier for economic growth, spurred by young populations and cautious optimism over planned …

How To Moderate a Panel Like a Pro

The panel discussion was invented by someone who liked to sit three feet above his audience, talk with five of his closest friends for an hour, and barely acknowledge that there are 100 other people in the room, usually sitting in uncomfortable chairs.<p>But until the panel discussion disappears from …

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In 1989 the junta ruling Burma changed its name to Myanmar. Since then the issue of what to call the country has been political. So it can hardly have been accidental when Barack Obama, receiving Myanmar’s president, Thein Sein, in the White House on May 20th, referred to his country as “Myanmar”. Indeed, a spokesman confirmed he had done so as a “diplomatic courtesy” http://econ.st/12IOmdZ

An act of terrorism does not have to result in large-scale death and maiming to be profoundly shocking and therefore to achieve its aims. The appalling daylight murder of an off-duty soldier, on May 22nd in a quiet suburban street in south-east London, is a reminder that disorganised jihadists are harder to stop than organised ones http://econ.st/188giMV

Identity parade

IN 1924, speaking on St George’s Day, the then prime minister, Stanley Baldwin, gave thanks that for once he could refer to England “without some …

Income investors urged to snap up property

The professionals are investing in bricks and mortar for the first time since the recession – but make sure you don't end up overexposed.<p>Now is the time to invest in property, according to a growing number of professional investors. Among them is Henderson's multi-asset manager James de Bunsen, who …

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China Rising | China

<i>Editor's note: These films are no longer available online.</i><p>After centuries of western dominance, the world's centre of economic and political weight is shifting eastward.<p>In just 30 years, China has risen from long-standing poverty to being the second largest economy in the world – faster than any …

Daily chart: Political reform and the opening up of Myanmar, which is situated in the middle of Asia, will change the economic geography of the region. A frenzy of port, road and pipeline building will connect up some long neglected bits of Asia. Today’s live chart shows how Myanmar will connect up Asia http://econ.st/10pHbnT

Industrial Furniture Collection Made Of Shipping Crates

Repurposing everything is a modern and eco-friendly approach not to waste materials and other resources and this way you needn’t reinvent anything. …

’Hedgehog’ by Daniel Mackie

Star

Hot Topic’s Star Wars Day Lineup Includes Ahsoka Tano Activewear and Beauty Products<p>Star Wars 14 hours ago<p>Star Wars<p>SDCC 2018 Exclusive Marvel …

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Incredible 3D Latte Art by Kazuki Yamamoto

You don‘t even have to love coffee in order to appreciate these super creative latte foam artworks by Japanese artist Kazuki Yamamoto. And we‘re not …

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