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Webster University Partners with PSB Academy to Offer US Degrees in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 14 April 2021 - Webster University, United States and PSB Academy, one of Singapore's leading private education institutions have signed a memorandum of understanding to...

Discrimination part of everyday life for Peru's trans people

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The attack on Gahela Cari came following a televised political debate in the form of a searing tweet from her opponent. Attached to it was an image of her Peruvian elections registr...

ITC x HKPC x HKSTP "Golden Triangle" Accelerates Reindustrialisation in Hong Kong

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 17 March 2021 - The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) today jointly organised the "Accelerati...

Breakout 'Borat' star Maria Bakalova conquers Hollywood

So what did YOU do at 5 a.m. after staying up all night for your prom? Maria Bakalova became a movie star. The 24-year-old actress has been telling the story of how she had a few fre...

The Latest: UK invests in studies of long COVID-19 syndrome

LONDON — The British government is backing four new studies to investigate why some people continue to have symptoms months after becoming sick with COVID-19. The Department of Healt...

DIY education: Greek teacher creates TV classes for inmates

AVLONA, Greece (AP) — Setting up a television channel from scratch isn’t the most obvious or easiest thing for a math teacher to do — especially without prior technical knowledge and for use inside a ...

Industrial Designers Society of Hong Kong Recruit Local Talents for "ReMix · Yesterday’s Future, Invent Tomorrow!"

Relaunch Historical Hong Kong Brands to Achieve New Heights HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 9 February 2021 - Industrial Designers Society of Hong Kong (IDSHK) has always strived to promote the pro...

FIFA unveils education program to combat player abuse

FIFA is unveiling a program to educate its member associations worldwide about how to properly handle player harassment and abuse. The program, announced Wednesday, is an extension t...

Taiwan president’s attorneys deny defeat in Ph.D. court case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A statement by media personality Dennis Peng (彭文正) that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) had lost a Taiwan High Court case over the authenticity of her Ph.D. from the London S...

South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer dies of virus

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer Dorah Sitole's latest cookbook was widely hailed in December as a moving chronicle of her journey from humble township cook to famous,...

Marc Basnight, longest serving NC Senate leader, dies at 73

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former state Sen. Marc Basnight, a Democrat from North Carolina's barrier islands who became one of North Carolina’s most powerful contemporary political leaders while serving a r...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 10, the 345th day of 2020. There are 21 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 10...

Nobel ceremonies go low-key this year because of coronavirus

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The pomp and ceremony of the Nobel prize ceremonies have been reined in this year amid measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus. There will be no glitzy banquet honoring winners...

2020 Nobel Peace ceremony won't be held in person in Oslo

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The winner of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize — the World Food Program — and the Norwegian Nobel Committee said Wednesday they have jointly agreed to postpone the in-person award...

AP Explains: 5 key takeaways from the October jobs report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The American job market is clawing its way back — steadily if slowly — from the devastation inflicted by the coronavirus-caused recession. What no one knows is just how long it might...