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Thailand: Company culture is key to unlocking gender equality

NEW RESEARCH from Accenture has identified 40 workplace factors that create a culture of equality – including 14 factors that matter the most. The research, published today in the company’s “Getting to Equal 2018” report, details the most-effective actions that business leaders can take to accelerate advancement and help close the gender pay gap. The […]

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Philippines: MPIC completes acquisition of Vietnamese water firm

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) has completed its acquisition of a 49 percent stake in a water utility giant in Vietnam, marking yet another global expansion by a Philippine-based company. MPIC, the tollways and infrastructure conglomerate chaired by tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan, through subsidiary MetroPac Water Investments Corp. (MPWC) sealed its purchase […]

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Vietnam lawmakers approve cyber law, tighten rules on Google, Facebook

HANOI: Vietnamese lawmakers approved a controversial cybersecurity law on June 12, voting amid tight security following weekend protests over other legislation that turned violent in some parts of the communist country. The law, approved by 91% of attending lawmakers, would require Facebook, Google and other global technology firms to store locally “important” personal data on users […]

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