Why the Korean wave is more than BTS or Blackpink | CNBC Explains
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Why the Korean wave is more than BTS or Blackpink | CNBC Explains

BTS and Blackpink may be some of South Korea’s most famous cultural exports, but the burgeoning Hallyu industry includes K-beauty brands and even esports, contributing to $12.3 billion…

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Why can’t we vote online? | CNBC Explains
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Why can’t we vote online? | CNBC Explains

An election held in the midst of a global pandemic would seem to be an ideal time for online voting. CNBC’s Tom Chitty explains why many cybersecurity experts…

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What is a SPAC? | CNBC Explains
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What is a SPAC? | CNBC Explains

Despite a shaky reputation, special purpose acquisition companies are among the hottest stocks of 2020. CNBC’s Nessa Anwar explains why investors are buying into these blank-check companies. —–…

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The fight over the internet, under the sea | CNBC Explains
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The fight over the internet, under the sea | CNBC Explains

The ocean is home to more than 700,000 miles of submarine cables that carry the internet worldwide. This crucial infrastructure is at the center of a development race…

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The perils of developing a vaccine at warp speed | CNBC Explains
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The perils of developing a vaccine at warp speed | CNBC Explains

The last time the U.S. government tried to create a vaccine at “warp speed” in 1976 ended in a fiasco. As governments and organizations race to develop a…

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How the economic crisis is hitting young people the hardest | CNBC Reports
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How the economic crisis is hitting young people the hardest | CNBC Reports

An already bleak outlook for young people has been made worse by the coronavirus-induced economic crisis damaging their employment prospects. CNBC’s Silvia Amaro looks at what makes teens…

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Is sustainable investing just a marketing ploy? | CNBC Reports
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Is sustainable investing just a marketing ploy? | CNBC Reports

In recent years, investors have flocked to funds that claim to meet environmental, social and corporate governance standards, or ESG. But are these investments really contributing to a…

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Why is tourism picking up so slowly in Southeast Asia? | CNBC International
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Why is tourism picking up so slowly in Southeast Asia? | CNBC International

Tourist hotspots in Southeast Asia, such as Phuket and Bali, have been badly affected by the pandemic. CNBC’s Nessa Anwar explores why tourism is picking up so slowly…

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The accounting oligopoly: What’s next for the Big Four? | CNBC Explains
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The accounting oligopoly: What’s next for the Big Four? | CNBC Explains

After some of the biggest financial scandals in history the future of the big four accountancy firms, KPMG, PWC, EY and Deloitte is at a crossroads. CNBC’s Tom…

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Why is poverty rising in Japan? | CNBC Explains
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Why is poverty rising in Japan? | CNBC Explains

Despite record employment under Abenomics, Japan’s poverty rate is the second highest among the Group of Seven nations at 15.7%, and above the OECD average. CNBC’s Timothyna Duncan…

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