PUTRA 101: Increasing Domestic Violence During COVID-19 #StayAtHome

As many as 90 countries with cumulatively 4 billion earthlings are temporarily prevented from leaving their homes to shield themselves from the global COVID-19 contagious disease and subsequently, halting the spread of the contagion.  Unfortunately, a frightfully lethal peril still could enter or has long entered and bred in one’s abode way before the quarantines take effect, which is the “intimate terrorism” – this term is commonly known as domestic violence, though experts are more inclined to use the former term.  This shadow pandemic of…

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The Gig Economy & E-Hailing Services: Prospects & Potentials Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak in Malaysia

John McAfee defines the gig economy as an empowerment and the gig economy is currently blooming at unprecedented speed along current technology streamlines.According to the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS), ‘e-hailing’ is defined as a term used for ordering a car, bike, taxi, or any other type of transportation pick-up by using electronic devices such as smartphones or personal computers. As the consumers, we can now settle the bill electronically all through an app. This also provides an opportunity for individuals to gain…

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Data Visualization: NGOs Helping To Fight The COVID-19 Battle

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused chaos all over the world. Government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are all working together tirelessly to contain the lethal virus from spreading even further. Amidst all these, financial uncertainties, economic downturn and local employment sector have not been spared from being impacted severely. As the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted and disrupted the lives of many, those who are already living in poverty and who are vulnerable such as elderly people and unfortunate families, are being pushed even deeper into difficulty.…

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