The year-end is fast approaching and so is the holiday season for Christmas and the new year. During the festive season, air travel can be expensive and uncomfortable, but there are other alternatives. PT Kereta Api Indonesia KA Bima runs from Jakarta to Malang, East Java, with a number of stops in other popular destinations and hometowns, such as Surabaya, Cirebon, Surakarta and Yogyakarta. KA Bima by PT KAI is an executive class train departing from Jakarta’s Gambir Station with a final stop at Malang’s Kota Baru Station. The train boasts extensive facilities for your traveling comfort: nice seats, blankets, travel pillows and electric outlets for passengers to stay connected. Interestingly, from KA Bima's stop in Surabaya’s Gubeng, passengers are able to reach Bali. They can continue the journey using the Mutiara Timur train to Banyuwangi, followed with a ride in a state-owned DAMRI bus to Denpasar, Bali. Apart from Bali and Yogyakarta, Malang has made it … [Read more...] about Heading to East Java this Christmas? Book your KA Bima ticket today
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In a state-sanctioned study on the social responsibility of Chinese, Taiwanese and Hong Kong celebrities, top Chinese actress Fan Bingbing came in last. This added fuel to the ongoing speculation of what has become of the 36-year-old, one of the most successful and wealthy Chinese actresses, who has been missing in the public eye for three months after she was accused of tax evasion. The 2017-2018 China Film and Television Star Social Responsibility Report ranked stars based on three main criteria - their film and television works, their charitable activities and their behaviour.Stars were given scores out of 100. Fan, the highest-paid Chinese actress and a darling of international red carpets who has expanded her career into Hollywood film roles, scored a shocking zero and was the last on a list of 100 celebrities. The study, the first of its kind, was authored by academics from Beijing Normal University and the state-affiliated Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Corporate Social … [Read more...] about Fan Bingbing comes in last on list of socially responsible stars amid tax evasion rumours
caption Michael Avenatti. source Mario Tama/Getty Images Michael Avenatti, whose profile has skyrocketed in recent months as Stormy Daniels’ attorney, is under fire in relation to Tully’s – a coffee chain he purchased in 2013 – even though Avenatti says he sold his interest. Dozens of lawsuits (many of which are still unresolved) allege that Tully’s parent company, Global Baristas, failed to pay rent and suppliers. Business Insider spoke with six former Tully’s workers who said they witnessed signs of financial woes, such as inadequate upkeep and issues with suppliers. Some former employees told Business Insider that Avenatti was seemingly involved in financial matters at the chain – one says until all locations abruptly closed in March. Avenatti refutes these claims. Avenatti’s explosive rise coming soon after … [Read more...] about Coffee shortages, payment questions, and shocking closures: Former employees at the coffee chain once purchased by Stormy Daniels’ lawyer share what it was like to work at Tully’s
GEORGE TOWN: The 21-year-old Pantai Hospital in Bayan Baru here has marked a new landmark by becoming the second private hospital in the country to offer home-care services to working families that have aged patients or ailing individuals. Its only contemporary is its sister medical facility, the Pantai Hospital Sungai Petani, which is also part of the Pantai Group of Companies. With the response to the first hospital being so highly encouraging, Pantai expects a likewise reception in Penang, said its chief executive officer here, Pan Wen Lek. The home-care works from 8.30am till 5pm from Monday to Fridays, and on Saturday from 8.30am until 1pm, and involves specially trained nurses and doctors who provide basic nursing assessments to the families of patients. Among the temporary types of assistance available is tracheotomy care, a urinary catheter, colostomy urinary catheter insertion (female patients) and wound management, including for bedsores and diabetic ulcers. There is also … [Read more...] about Pantai Hospital in Penang to offer home-care services for working families
RAYMUND B. HABARADAS Adam Smith has two hands. More popularly known as the “invisible hand,” he introduced the theory in “The Wealth of Nations.” This refers to the pursuit of self-interest by individuals, which, in a free market, would drive them to create profit-driven organizations that lead to efficient economic outcomes. Less known is the second invisible hand, which refers to individuals’ sense of sympathy toward others. In “Theory of Moral Sentiments,” he acknowledges how human beings’ sense of attachment and desire to help others can, likewise, influence their economic behavior. Is this second invisible hand what drives social entrepreneurs? Filipe Santos, Academic Director of the Social Entrepreneurship Institute at INSEAD, seems to think so. And I tend to agree. In “Positive Theory of Social Entrepreneurship,” Santos argues that within each individual, there are two main drivers of behavior: self-interest, in which … [Read more...] about A second ‘invisible hand’ – Is this what drives social entrepreneurs?