Seventy-four regulations for SMEs have been reformed in deregulation drive

Through the government’s push to cut red tape, seventy-four regulations regarding SMEs have been reformed. On Wednesday, the Office for Government Policy Coordination announced the results of last year’s public-private task force on deregulation. The seventy-four improvements focus on the work environment, lessening the burden on management and simplifying the administration process for businesses. The […]

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Apple begins discounted battery replacement program in S. Korea

Apple will provide special discount to Korean customers who want to replace their iPhone batteries. Visible efforts by the U.S. tech titan to try and win back consumers, upset over a recent scandal. Apple admitted intentionally slowing down its older smartphones, but explained it was necessary to help keep the phones from shutting down completely. […]

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Enterprising Research: How we can recycle common agricultural waste products

Rice straw and rice husk – by-products of the rice harvest produce millions of tonnes of agricultural waste in Asia every year. Such agricultural waste is often simply dumped or burned onsite, and burning causes severe seasonal air pollution. Incidentally, rice is widely cropped in many areas where contamination of the groundwater is also an […]

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