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Global Community Editor — Reuters

I'm the former Global Communities Editor for Reuters News. I tweet on finance, business and geo-politics via @reutermarkjones

Emi Gal, Founder of Brainient - Shares Insights — Our 'Profile: A Day in the Life of' feature takes a look at some of the global professionals working across performance marketing. It aims to shed light on the varying roles and companies across the flourishing industry. This week we head to Bucharest to meet the founder of Brainient.

Which ASEAN country is the top trader? — Ahead of the World Economic Forum's East Asia Regional Meeting on April 19, we're looking at how countries in the ASEAN group compare on key issues. Most ASEAN members have built their economies on the back of trade. But how well are they set up for future growth?

Appointments of new Director General and independent Chairman announced — Vincent Gaillard has more than 20 years experience as a senior executive with global brand leaders Coca-Cola, for whom he managed sponsorship for the Olympic Games, Rugby World Cup and the FIFA World Cup, and with the European arm of the NBA (National Basketball Association).

‘Geeks Bearing Gifts’ - a digested read — Jeff Jarvis coined the term 'networked journalism' nearly a decade ago and 'Geeks Bearing Gifts',his latest book, examines what's holding back journalists from exploiting the new possibilities presented by social networks. As an illustration of the challenge, he points out that news accounts for less than one per cent of page views on the web;...

The Week In Six Pix: Metro Racism, iCar, Globalisation, Robot Bankers, Gravity-defying Haircuts, and Watching Paint Dry — British Racism on the Metro The Guardian newspaper was handed video footage of Chelsea football supporters abusing a passenger on the Paris Metro, sparking much soul-searching among the game's authorities. Barney Ronay pointed out that, in its pure form, football is, "the opposite of racism, an activity that tells you repeatedly that human beings are equal,...

Contagious Content — I am using WordPress because my Tumblr has become so much harder to use as a pure blogging platform over the past few months. Tumblr has been re-optimised for easy sharing and handling web-hosted pictures in particular has become nightmarish. Plus I want to understand how 'social' WordPress has become in response to the growth...

The Week in Six Pix

Shares struggle, oil firms on Iraq anxiety — Credit: Reuters/Issei Kato Tokyo businessmen are reflected in an electronic board showing exchange rates between (from top row to third row) the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar, the euro, Australian dollar and (fourth row to bottom row) indices of Dow Jones, the NASDAQ and Hang Seng Index, outside a brokerage in Tokyo April 14, 2014.

We Love You, Stewart Morris — Further to yesterday's update, and with thanks to Louis Barfe of the excellent Cheeseford, here's another brilliant clip of Stewart Morris at his angry best. "Cue the piper! PLAY, YOU BASTARD!" "Is there any way of getting these old age pensioners to PLAY?"

TV highlights 18/02/2014 — Football: Manchester City v Barcelona7.30pm, ITV It's the knockout stage in club football's most prestigious contest, with some fascinating ties plucked from Uefa's goldfish bowl. Arsenal host a seemingly imperious Bayern side tomorrow (on Sky Sports 1 and Sky1), but it's Barcelona's visit to the Etihad stadium that's likely to provide most interest.
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May 22, 2015

Fun fact from #HayFestival: at height of British occupation Indian civil service had fewer staff than OFSTED has now -- Prof Robert Tombs

May 20, 2015

RT @JessicaBG: Angel Gurria @OECD sec gen says countries' CO2 pledges are not enough. "We are on a collision course with nature" #BusinessClimate

May 20, 2015

RT @CNNData: Number of armed conflicts down since 2008 but number of dead TRIPLED per #ConflictSurvey from @IISS_org

May 18, 2015

RT @LauraOliver: 35 years on from Ian Curtis' death, this Joy Division doc is worth a watch…

May 18, 2015

RT @ReformedBroker: 22% of Fortune 500 CEOs active on LinkedIn. 10% are active on Twitter. 0% are active on Facebook.…

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