Next chapter online for women’s conference

Special Supplements Sep 2, 2021

Next chapter online for women’s conference

This time last year, Kaori Sasaki, founder and CEO of consultancies ewoman Inc. and Unicul International Inc., was gearing up to hold the annual International Conference for Women in Business online for the very first time. Having started in 1996, the Japan-based conference was ...

Interconnectivity of Central and South Asia

Special Supplements Jun 24, 2021

Interconnectivity of Central and South Asia

The initiative to strengthen regional interconnectivity was proposed by President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev as part of Tashkent’s new foreign policy strategy aimed at turning Central Asia into a region of security, stability and sustainable development, one that is integrated into ...

Working to achieve SDGs through strong ESG investing

Special Supplements Jun 17, 2021

Working to achieve SDGs through strong ESG investing

In his book “A Brief History of the Future: A Brave and Controversial Look at the Twenty-First Century” (2006), Jacques Attali predicted two industries would emerge as the most influential of the 21st century — entertainment and insurance. According to his book, it is because ...

Feasts and prayers mark end of Ramadan

Special Supplements May 13, 2021

Feasts and prayers mark end of Ramadan

After a month of prayer, fasting and other spiritually orientated activities, Muslims around the world commemorate the end of Ramadan with the festival of Eid al-Fitr. The traditions and ceremonies of Eid vary as widely as the societies where Islam is found. That said, the ...