"EAR UP INCUBATION" Hong Kong music mentoring programme shows young local indie musicians a way to build a Hong Kong music ecology

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 1 December 2020 - Now in its fourth year, "Ear Up Incubation" programme invites six local industry masters including Adrian Chow, Veronica Lee, Alok Leung, Gaybird Leu...

The Latest: Nobel laureate warns of increased trafficking

UNITED NATIONS — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad says the COVID-19 pandemic has increased trafficking of women and gender-based violence, leaving the health and safety of women “on the line.” ...

Salaries set to rise in 2021, but employers in the Philippines signal increased caution, says Mercer survey

Companies forecast a 5.6% overall increase in salaries for 2021, but more than half say they expect changes to salary increment levels. Nearly seven in 10 companies have implemented a hiring freeze 1...

Holiday air travel surges despite dire health warnings

Nearly 1.2 million people passed through U.S. airports Sunday, the greatest number since the pandemic gripped the country in March, despite pleas from health experts for Americans to stay home over Th...

Dictionary companies choose same word of the year: pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — In the land of lexicography, out of the whole of the English language, 2020's word of the year is a vocabulary of one. For the first time, two dictionary companies on...

Dictionary.com picks 'pandemic' as its 2020 word of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — On Dec. 31, China reported a cluster of pneumonia cases of unknown origin to the World Health Organization. By Jan. 31, WHO declared an outbreak of a novel coronavirus a global health ...

2020 Intelligent Business Innovation Forum and Achievement Performance

The Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Economic Affairs is committed to assisting the Enterprises to transform and upgrade, helping them to master the early opportunities in rapidly changing en...

GEODIS welcomes New Regional Managing Director, Contract Logistics in Asia-Pacific Region

Twenty-five year logistics veteran, Eric Herman, joins GEODIS to strengthen the supply chain operator’s growth in contract logistics throughout APAC SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 30 November 2020 - Er...

HONMA Golf Announces FY2020/21 Interim Results

Despite COVID-19, sales up by 52.3% and 16.9% in China and South Korea E-commerce grew by 79% Gross margin expanded by 1.5 percentage points and EBITDA increased by 142%   HONG KONG SAR - Media OutRea...

Xi Jinping orders Chinese soldiers not to fear death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Communist Party Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) on Wednesday (Nov. 25) said that People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers must not fear death in order to win wars, wh...

This year's Taiwan Golden Horse hottest fashion trends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year’s Golden Horse Film Festival drew to a close with the 57th Golden Horse Awards show that took place at Taipei’s Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall last weeken...

Business Highlights

___ World markets subdued as US trading shut for Thanksgiving TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were subdued as trading activity was reduced Thursday as U.S. markets remai...

Holiday trends to watch: Adult Play-Doh; stores that ship

NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic is turning this into a holiday shopping season like no other. Toy companies are targeting stuck-at-home grown-ups with latte-smelling Play-Doh and Legos ...

Fact check: How deadly is the coronavirus in Germany?

How can the current increase in the death toll be explained? The number of new coronavirus infections in Germany began rising sharply in early October. Since mid-November, after the country implement...

ESR inks multi-lease agreement with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation at ESR Yokohama Sachiura park clearing strategic Higashi Ogishima site for imminent development

Transaction results in accelerated leasing at ESR Yokohama Sachiura DC1 and development commencement of ESR Higashi Ogishima DC1 TOKYO, JAPAN/HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 26 November 2020 - ESR Ca...