Ana Shell Fund starts cooperation with the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture

2014.11.04 Indonesia has the largest economy in Southeast Asia. One of the main factors spurring this growth is agricultural production. Being rich in natural resources, the country’s market is highly attractive to international partners. The recent decision of Russian President Vladimir Putin to block agricultural imports from countries that implemented sanctions against the Russian Federation…

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NRGLab Pte Ltd showcases new energy project

2014.10.27 Singapore-based NRGLab joined the National Oil and Gas Forum last week in Moscow. Organized by the Russian Ministry of Energy in cooperation with leading entrepreneurial and industrial groups, it was devoted to an evaluation of the Russian energy sector, as well as its goals and objectives. A specialized exhibition “Modern technologies and innovations in Oil…

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Morals and Society

2014.04.18 Today we hear many complaints from the older generation that our modern times are immoral and vicious. Young people are disconnected from God and live deeply in sin, while the previous generations had pure morals, honored God, and therefore had no problems. The idea of going back to “better and old fashioned times” is…

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ICEPE Conference: 2014

2014.04.07 Today, Southeast Asia students are forced to find new ways to advance their careers and meet graduation requirements in the overcrowded and hugely competitive region. One strategy is to attend professional conferences, where students can submit and present academic papers before a professional audience, says investor-entrepreneur Ana Shell, who is dedicated to developing alternative…

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Coexistence in Singapore: Shared spaces are spaces of hope

2014.03.14 Issues related to race, multiculturalism, and coexistence are not extinct in any country, and it’s of paramount importance to keep dialogues open about these touchy topics. Singapore can be considered, if anything, an extremely multi-cultural country, and it’s always refreshing to see concerns which arise from such a diverse culture not being swept under…

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12th Annual Coal Markets 2014

2014.03.01 Rising coal prices and changing market conditions will spur mining operations in 2014, says energy entrepreneur Ana Shell, who attended the 12th Annual Coal Markets conference (http://www.coalmarketsasia.com/) in Singapore Feb. 25. Securing an adequate coal supply will be a critical challenge facing power companies, while coal suppliers may struggle to meet demand. Representing Ana Shell…

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The new inequality

2014.01.09 From the start, policy responses to the 2008 financial crisis were colored by memories and interpretations of the Great Depression. The conventional wisdom now holds that the world avoided a repeat of the interwar catastrophe, largely because policymakers made better decisions this time around. But, while there is plenty of room for self-congratulation, two…

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Climate losers pole-axed at COP19

2014.01.09 Last November saw the latest round of the United Nations climate change negotiations held in Warsaw, Poland – or as the policy people call it, COP19. The news coming out of central Europe is dispiriting to even the most optimistic person – once again there has been no strong agreement on cutting greenhouse gas…

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South Sudan – Civil War or Power Grab?

2014.01.09 One of the most heartbreaking stories to develop in the last few weeks has been the seemingly sudden collapse of South Sudan into civil war and bloodshed. All of this comes just two-and-a-half years after the international community celebrated the official separation of the country from its northern neighbour, after decades of war and…

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