• Women Weigh In On Challenges They Face As Entrepreneurs And Leaders

    It may be 2018, but there’s no denying that women are still fighting an uphill battle in the workplace. From starting businesses with half the capital afforded to men to running a company while operating on a toddler’s sleep schedule, women face stacked odds as they strive to get the respect they deserve. In many cases, women still aren’t getting paid the […]

    Podcasts and poetry: The changing face of Latitude Festival

    Latitude is now a regular on the festival circuit. Pic. Matt Eachus Now in its eleventh year, Latitude has earned a reputation as a festival that’s about more than music. As well as chart-topping headliners – which this year include The 1975 and Mumford & Sons – the event is known for hosting some of […]

    Uber, Ola face increased resistance from traditional transport

    Auto drivers on strike against app-based taxi services in Delhi on Tuesday. Photo: PTI Bengaluru: Taxi and auto-rickshaw drivers across major Indian cities from Delhi to Mumbai and Bengaluru to Kochi are taking turns to protest against what they say is a threat to their livelihoods from cab aggregators Uber and Ola. They are also […]

    Japan’s nuclear plant employees face stigma, say docs

    TOKYO: A growing number of Japanese workers who are risking their fitness to close down the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant are tormented by despair, anxiety about the destiny and a lack ofmotivation, say two medical doctors who visit them often. But their mental problems are driven less by fears approximately developing cancer from […]

    eastern entrepreneurs Face A special challenge: The ‘spouse Block’

    Tomohiro Hagiwara is the founder of Aquabit Spirals, a company focused on technology that enables services without pressing a single button on your phone. TOKYO:  Entrepreneurs everywhere face challenges, like persuading investors to believe in them enough to give them a pile of cash, or working out the practical steps of turning their great idea […]

    Apple, Google to Face EU Lawmakers Over Tax Deals

    Apple, Google, McDonald’s and IKEA will be asked about their European tax deals on Wednesday as EU lawmakers ratchet up the pressure on multinationals to pay more tax on their profits locally. The hearing, organised by the European Parliament’s tax committee, follows a similar event in November last year when Anheuser-Busch InBev, HSBC, Google and […]