ASEAN banks brace for bad debt influx amid coronavirus devastation

SINGAPORE – Across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, banks brace for a surge of non-performing loans as the coronavirus pandemic shakes business cash flows and creates difficulties in repaying debt debt. Singapore-based Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. said on Friday that its net profit for the first quarter ended March fell …

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4 top ways the FAFSA can help pay for your education

The Free Federal Student Aid Application (FAFSA) opens the door to federal student aid, which includes low-rate student grants and loans. If you are wondering how to pay for your education, the FAFSA can help you get financial aid from a variety of sources. Since financial need is not necessarily …

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The art and art of Sergey Konstantinov

What is essential? Coronavirus lockdowns have forced everyone to reconsider their priorities and look within. In the midst of uncertainty, the main role of culture has proven to be the maintenance of social cohesion and individual well-being. While some critics lamented the loss of access to cultural institutions and public …

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Everyone is conservative. It’s not (always) a bad thing

Osman Can Yerebakan expresses an equally open-minded approach. Art writer with a master’s degree in fine arts and studio management (no curatorial studies), he has also organized exhibitions Queen’s Museum and the Center for Book Arts, and expresses an equally open approach. “It’s not the law, it’s not science, it’s …

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Where will Procter & Gamble be in 5 years?

Procter & Gamble‘s (NYSE: PG) the stock has risen by around 10% in the past 12 months, outperforming the S&P 500is down 0.8% over the same period. As the COVID-19 pandemic spread, consumers bought more P&G $ 1 billion brands – including Bounty, Charmin, Crest, Head & Shoulders, Gillette, Pampers, …

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The Sony flogging | The motley madman

There is a bit of outrage emanating from the blogosphere. Apparently, Sony (NYSE: SNE) was caught in the act of creating a fake blog – “flog” is the term for this sort of thing – to entice consumers to buy his PSP devices. The site may have been taken down, …

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