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In December 2020, the World Economic Forum (WEF) is announced to hold its Special Annual Meeting in Singapore, from 25th — 28th May 2021. This will be the first time that the WEF is held in a country in Asia.

This change in location reflects the Forum’s priority of safeguarding the health and safety of participants and the host community. As Singapore has a track record for handling COVID-19 cases, it was decided that the Forum would be held in Singapore. …

In July 2020, I wrote this short essay on the financialization of housing for a Coursera course called Financial Markets by Dr. Shiller, Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University. I am happy to share this with anyone that is interested in reading it.

On 1st March 2017, Leilani Farha, the Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing issued a statement during the Interactive Dialogue at the Human Rights Council. In this report, she addressed her concerns on the financialisation of housing and its implications on the basic human right to adequate housing.

In particular, these implications include undermining…


Video conferencing technologies have been around as early as the 1980s. However, it was not until during COVID-19 when it became a popular form of communication for work. According to a recent study by Frost & Sullivan, the global conferencing services market is expected to grow gradually and reach $11 billion by 2023. (8) This research aims to illustrate how COVID-19 has led to the growth of the video conferencing industry and how this would affect the future of work.

1.1: The impact of COVID-19 on the video conferencing industry

COVID 19 has a large and positive impact on the video conferencing industry. The closure of organizations and the…

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