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TRADE, AUTOMATION AND JOB LOSSES

Some experts argue that the next wave of technological advances will replace many existing jobs but will also create new ones. Other experts disagree, arguing that the new wave of technologies is different (in terms of speed, scale and force) and will replace human jobs at a massive scale, leading …

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NORTH KOREAN DIPLOMATS SMUGGLE IVORY, CIGARETTES AND GOLD

A new report by The Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime lifts the lid on state-sanctioned North Korean criminal activity in Africa, exposing diplomats and embassies linked to illicit trade in rhino horn, ivory, cigarettes and gold. Increasing economic sanctions and isolationist policies designed to cripple North Korea’s nuclear weapons …

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CYBER GUIDANCE LOOKS AT SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS ISSUES

As the industry moves into a smart-shipping era, the risk of cyber threats is at an all-time high. Digitalized ships, increasing interconnectedness, the extended use of electronic data exchange and electronic navigation increases the likelihood of cyber attacks. The Cyprus Shipping Chamber has issued cyber security guidance in the form …

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