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NTUC LearningHub Survey: Despite More Employers Seeing the Importance in Training in the Wake Of Covid-19, Not Enough Is Being Done to Upskill Workers

Since the pandemic started, more employers agree that training will help employees be more resilient (93% in 2021 vs 84% in 2020). However, only 62% are currently training or intend to train their wor...

Croatian sailor tests positive for COVID 71 days after Taiwan arrival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (April 16) confirmed two COVID-19 infections, including a Croatian seaman who tested positive for the virus 7...

NTUC LearningHub Survey: Despite More Employers Seeing the Importance in Training in the Wake Oo Covid-19, Not Enough Is Being Done to Upskill Workers

Since the pandemic started, more employers agree that training will help employees be more resilient (93% in 2021 vs 84% in 2020). However, only 62% are currently training or intend to train their ...

Taiwanese child tests positive for COVID after returning from Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (April 15) confirmed one COVID-19 infection imported from Indonesia. During a press conference on Thursd...

Bangkok nightlife clusters expose Thailand's virus stumbles

BANGKOK (AP) — When Thailand's transport minister was recently diagnosed with COVID-19, it was Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha who got a headache. Prayuth was not particularly laude...

Russian sailor tests positive for COVID 3 months after arrival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (April 14) confirmed five imported coronavirus cases, including a Russian man who tested positive nearly t...

Thailand's daily COVID infections hit record, topping 1,300

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand reported more than 1,300 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, setting another daily record and adding pressure on the government to speed up a nearly nonexistent vaccination d...

Taiwan reports 4 imported COVID cases from Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Philippines, and Ireland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (April 13) confirmed four COVID-19 infections imported from Bangladesh, the Philippines, Ethiopia, and Irela...

Taiwan reports one imported COVID case from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (April 12) confirmed one COVID-19 infection imported from Japan. During a press conference on Monday, CECC...

New COVID fatality brings death toll to 11 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (April 11) announced one more COVID-19 death — someone infected with the virus during the Taoyuan General Hospit...

Xander Schauffele, again, right in major mix at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Xander Schauffele is in what has become familiar territory. He’s close to the top of the leaderboard in a major championship. He’s hoping Sunday isn’t more of the...

Severe storm drops large hail on coastal Alabama city

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — A cluster of severe storms swept across Southern states early Saturday, dropping large hail on a coastal Alabama city. Images shared by news outlets showed ...

UN chief warns that use of IEDs is increasing globally

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Thursday that the use of improvised explosive devices is increasing as conflicts become more urbanized and armed groups proliferate, and...

A city wrestled down an addiction crisis. Then came COVID-19

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (AP) — Larrecsa Cox steered past the used tire shop, where a young man had collapsed a few days before, the syringe he’d used to shoot heroin still clenched in his fist. ...

Thailand confirms first local cases of coronavirus variant

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has confirmed its first local cases of the coronavirus variant first detected in the U.K., raising the likelihood that it is facing a new wave of the pandemic, a senior doctor ...