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Financial technology, or fintech, has experienced phenomenal growth in the past few years. In the first half of 2017, global investment in fintech companies reached 293 transactions totaling $8.4 billion. The rise of fintech has given way to new opportunities and alternatives in areas that only a decade ago were monopolized by traditional banks and lenders. However, fintech also presents... Read More

Author: Claudia Ng
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According to the UN Refugee Agency, conflict and wars in the past few decades have forced 65.6 million people from their homes, especially the Syrian conflict in recent years. However, most Syrian refugees are not in camps but are in urban areas and fall outside of the... Read More

Author: Claudia Ng
Portrait of Claudia Ng
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Indonesia is a nation made up of thousands of volcanic islands that lies at the convergence of three major tectonic plates and is estimated to possess 40 percent of the world’s geothermal energy reserves, roughly 27,000 megawatts. This is the largest in the world, but up until 2011, Indonesia was only using 4 to 5 percent of its geothermal potential, according to the World Bank. A new... Read More

Author: Claudia Ng