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RCEP: Emerging economic and strategic landscape in Asia-Pacific region

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is set to create the world's largest regional trading bloc. The agreement was signed virtually on Sunday November 15 on the sideline of the annual summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). RCEP is made up of 10 ASEAN member countries...

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The revenge of the precariat

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the role of low-skilled labour in the economy was assumed to be in decline. In digitally disrupted labour markets, where fancy STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) professions enjoy pride of place, only highly qualified professionals can thrive. Those whose jobs are threatened by new technologies are...

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