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  • The best way to get a head start in PR? Jump into the deep end with an internship

    September 28, 2016

    It’s been slightly more than a year since I first joined FleishmanHillard as a graduate intern in the week of my actual graduation ceremony itself, and it has been (and still is!) an eye-opening experience into the world of public relations. Having joined on a whim to intern directly under the global crisis lead, I initially had no idea what to expect and what I should be taking away from the internship. After completing the...

  • Riding the fintech wave

    September 7, 2016

    We have heard a lot about how every business is a technology business these days – understanding digital, mobile and integrating technology across and throughout the organization is crucial for every business that wants to survive and thrive. Fintech has attracted much attention and confusion over the last few years for the finance sector, and it continues to drive significant changes and innovation. To start with, fintech is usually applied to the segment of the...

  • A closer look at WEF’s take on ASEAN

    June 10, 2016

    For all its potential, Southeast Asia’s economic future largely remains unclear given the different stages at which its members find themselves. Its story is characterized by the positive elements of any growth narrative, and these factors will not easily be shaken. But, even as it begins to weather (though not entirely overcome) long-standing and well-publicized impediments to unlocking further possibilities, it is now being confronted with new and defining challenges that are as varied as...