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Ethiopia launches crackdown on journalists and activists

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopian security officials are conducting a massive operation across the country that has led to the arrests of more than 4,500 people in one region alone. The crackdown on jou...

EU dallies on recognizing ASEAN COVID vaccine passports

The EU currently recognizes COVID passport certificates issued by only three countries from Southeast Asia, despite a surge in outbound travel from the region as pandemic restrictions are lifted. ...

International salaries soar for SP Jain’s Master of Global Business students in 2021

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 5 May 2022 - SP Jain School of Global Management, a Forbes #12 ranked business school, announced impressive career outcomes for its Master of Global Business (MGB) progra...

Fiji says US can seize Russian superyacht but not right away

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A judge in Fiji has ruled that U.S. authorities can seize a Russian-owned superyacht — but has put a hold on his order until at least Friday while defense lawyers mount ...

Taiwanese animation features activist Chiang Wei-shui published in 3 languages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chiang Wei-shui Cultural Foundation (蔣渭水文化基金會) published Wednesday (April 27) an animation and exhibition featuring Taiwanese well-known physician and activist, Chiang Wei...

Live updates | Australia's PM welcomes victory by Macron

CANBERRA, Australia — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is welcoming President Emmanuel Macron’s reelection to a second term in France as a “great expression of liberal democracy.” ...

"A new symphony and I am the conductor," says Hong Kong leadership candidate

Hong Kong's former No. 2 official John Lee, who will run in a leadership election in May, said on Saturday he plans a new chapter for the global financial hub that has been wracked by unprecedente...

Lithuania prime minister has no regrets over Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte affirmed her support for Lithuania-Taiwan relations during an interview with The Economist on Thursday (April 7). “I don...

UN chief: Don't let Russia crisis fuel climate destruction

BERLIN (AP) — Countries scrambling to replace Russian oil, gas and coal supplies with any available alternative may fuel the world’s “mutually assured destruction” through climate change, the head of ...

More than half of APAC Healthcare Technology start-ups surveyed see the pandemic as an enabler for innovation while talent recruitment is reported as the biggest challenge by the majority

Medtronic hosted its first APAC Innovation Conference to discuss with key stakeholders about opportunities and challenges faced by healthcare technology start-ups and SMEs in Asia Pacific SINGAPORE - ...

Death toll surpasses 6 million for pandemic now in 3rd year

BANGKOK (AP) — The official global death toll from COVID-19 eclipsed 6 million on Monday — underscoring that the pandemic, now entering its third year, is far from over. The mileston...

Economist Impact: Last chance to register! Asia’s unmissable technology event of 2022 starts TOMORROW

Technology for Change Week Asia: Applying technology for the social good takes place this week online and in-person, March 8th - 11th 2022. HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 March 2022 - More than 2...

Death toll nears 6 million as pandemic enters its 3rd year

BANGKOK (AP) — The official global death toll from COVID-19 is on the verge of eclipsing 6 million — underscoring that the pandemic, now entering its third year, is far from over. Th...

MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE: New Back to Blue report pulls back the curtain on chemical pollution in the ocean, and why failing to act now risks irreversible harm

KEY POINTS Chemical pollution of the ocean is a profound and growing global problem that requires urgent and coordinated action Marine chemical pollution is predominantly due to human ...

Economist Impact: Technology for Change Week Asia - Applying technology for the social good

A dynamic virtual week exploring how technology-based solutions can be applied to long-standing social challenges HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 2 March 2022 - Policymakers, businesses and thought ...