consumer goods

A new era for Europe?

The 2024 European Parliament highlights emerging right-wing influence and pressing issues from climate action to youth voter disengagement.

Microfactories, an innovative approach to extracting value from waste materials, point the way to sustainable production and consumption.

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Mums face a barrage of advertising claims for maternal and baby products that may pose health risks.

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Malaysia’s elderly population is set to feel the full force of its planned removal of fuel subsidies.

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Australia’s trade conflict with China has prompted it to look to Southeast Asia, an emerging economic powerhouse.

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The loopholes in labour laws will need to be plugged if gig workers are ever to get a fair deal.

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Sportswashing’s goal is to distract from a nation’s dark deeds but it can corrupt the sport in the process.

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While the media paints sportswashing as evil, more research is needed to evaluate whether it is really changing attitudes on the ground.

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Fans care about their clubs’ accomplishments more and if new owners can pour in big money to achieve this, then all is good.

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It is a myth that only price increases of household items cause inflation as consumer behaviour may also be a factor.

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While there is some correlation, it is wrong to say supply chain kinks are a primary cause of inflation.

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Factors that influence inflation and cost of living are varied but identifying genuine ones can help policymakers prioritise key solutions.

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