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Covid-19 threatens to cause a humanitarian crisis

Rayhan Ahmed Topader:     The coronavirus covid-19 pandemic is the defining global health crisis of our time and the greatest challenge we have faced since World War Two. Since its emergence in Asia late last year, the virus has spread to every continent except Antarctica. Cases are rising daily in Africa the Americas, and Europe. Countries are racing to ...

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Appreciation means a lot at work

    Taslim Ahammad:     Appreciation is one of the major motivators for any employee at the workplace. There are simple universal elements that hold true one of which the basic need to feel appreciated and valued. It drives workforces to work sincerely and to be more dedicated to their authority. Recognition at workplace is directly connected to job ...

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New world order shall begin

Fatema Miah: 2020 seems to be a turning point for new world order. History not repeated as such though chapters opening up back again to rewrite to add lines of giving conclusion to past paragraph. British Empire was past and history though while still we are on it, writing reflection and evaluating the historians marked posts, flipping back to open ...

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The disproportionate impact of this pandemic on our BAME residents can’t be swept under the carpet by the government.

Mayor John Biggs:   As Mayor of one of the most diverse places in the country I’m particularly concerned about the disproportionate impact Coronavirus seems to be having on my BAME residents. What’s disappointing is the Government’s response, our BAME communities deserve far more than an inquiry that kicks the issue into the long grass. Millions of BAME people are ...

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The major weapon to fight against Covid-19

  Rayhan Ahmed Topader:   As the number of Covid-19 cases appears to have leveled out in some countries, lockdowns in parts of Europe and elsewhere in the world have begun to ease. Governments and individuals grapple with the details of what can and cannot be done, and questions about what constitutes the new normal persist, but businesses, parks, and ...

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Waste management and disposal

    By Taslim Ahammad:     Humans are the merely part of ecosystems that generate waste hugely. Increasing development, waste management is a major global issue that people face day-to-day, causing huge negative impacts on our environment. Waste reduction need to be taken very seriously through sustainable solutions for waste disposal and management. Most importantly, sustainable waste management can ...

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Business activities affect the environment

  By Taslim Ahammad:     ​The place we work can affect the environment positively or negatively to a very large extent. Industrialisation, while important for the economic growth and development of a society, can also be detrimental to the environment. Among other things, industrial processes may cause climate change, air, water and soil pollution, health problems, extinction of species ...

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Culture and business

By Taslim Ahammad:   Culture is the most important aspect that can help us understand more about business. Culture in business is not just about how others see business, but also about how people in an organization understand it. None of us can dispute that culture affects, how we think and how we act as individuals. Realizing the importance of ...

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COVID-19 and Sustainability in Higher Education

Afzal Sayed Munna:   Sustainability is a lifestyle designed for permanence (Turner, 2010). Sustainability is the comparatively simpler idea, which can be explained in purely descriptive terms as the capacity of any given system to exist and reproduce on a long-term basis. Development adds a value judgement by implying a desired evolution of human society (Borowy, 2014). The notion of ...

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Coronavirus: Tensions between US and China

Rayhan Ahmed Topader:   Trump’s trade wars alienated U.S. friends and foes alike when the international climate was relatively stable. Now, they are making it harder for world leaders and medical professionals to fight the urgent battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Specialists and political observers contend that when the virus first spread in Wuhan, the enormity of the issue was ...

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