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Girl Scout cookies take flight in Virginia drone deliveries

Missing out on Thin Mints in the pandemic? A Google affiliate is using drones to deliver Girl Scout cookies to people's doorsteps in a Virginia community. The town of Christiansburg...

The Association of Hong Kong Professionals Proposes Innovative Measures to Curb Pandemic

Smart Vent Protector + Long-term Wastewater Monitoring System to Block Community Infections at Source & Eliminate COVID-19 Local Outbreaks HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 4 January 2021 - The Ass...

The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Annual Conference 2020 Steps Forward on Application of New Technologies in Surveying Industry

Featuring the theme “Beyond 2020: The Trend of Surveying” HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 28 November 2020 - The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) Annual Conference 2020 successfully concluded ...

ESR Launches Its Five-Year ESG Roadmap

Driving Positive Impact with Sustainable Solutions for the "New Economy" HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 25 November 2020 - ESR Cayman Limited ("ESR" or the "Company", together with its sub...

European clothing brand group for safety leaving Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A group set up by European clothing brands that has monitored factory safety in Bangladesh for years plans to leave, with its duties being assumed by a local group including u...

New film explores legacy of Boston’s Cocoanut Grove fire

BOSTON (AP) — Even though Boston’s Cocoanut Grove fire happened long before she was born, Michele Shapiro learned all about the disaster when she was a girl. Her grandfather, Frank S...

As Paradise rebuilds, a divide over safety a year after fire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — There was "no way in hell" Victoria Sinclaire was rebuilding in Paradise. She'd thought she was going to die during the six hours it took her to escape the de...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 26 The San Francisco Chronicle on a photo showing the death of a migrant...

2 years after Grenfell, experts warn of high-rise fire risk

LONDON (AP) — Two years after a London tower-block fire killed 72 people, campaigners say hundreds of apartment buildings remain at risk of a similar devastating blaze. Survivors, ne...

Textile workers still unsafe years after Bangladesh, Pakistan factory disasters

What's common between the 2012 factory fire in Pakistan's Karachi city and the 2013 Rana Plaza collapse near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka? Both facilities manufactured clothes for popular Eur...

Taiwan's MOL working on banning onsite factory dorms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced yesterday (Oct. 25) that it plans on holding inter-ministerial meetings on amending the labor law to make onsite factory dormitories illeg...

Strong earthquake hits Greek tourist island in Ionian Sea

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck off Greece's western coast near the tourist island of Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea. Authorities say there were no immediate reports of damage....

Report: Machines to handle over half workplace tasks by 2025

GENEVA (AP) — Organizers of the Davos forum say in a new report that machines are increasingly moving in on jobs done by people, projecting that more than half of all workplace tasks will be carried o...

Ai Weiwei says China authorities raze his Beijing studio

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says authorities have begun razing his Beijing studio. The frequent government critic says on his Instagram account the demolition began Frida...

Intelligent Evacuation System Procurement Report: Supply Market Intelligence and Category Pricing Strategies Now Available From SpendEdge

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Global procurement market intelligence advisory firm, , has announced the release of their Global Intelligent Evacuation System Category - Procurement Market Inte...