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Live updates: Greek lawmakers OK vaccine mandate for elderly

ATHENS, Greece -- Greek lawmakers have approved legislation making vaccination for COVID-19 mandatory for all people aged over 60 living in the country on pain of a monthly fine, to deal with an infec...

Slovakia eyes bonus to boost vaccinations for 60 and overs

BRATISLAVA, SLovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s government has proposed a plan to give people 60 and older a 500-euro ($568) bonus if they get vaccinated against COVID-19, the finance minister said Wednesday. ...

6 in 10 Asia Pacific Consumers See Their Health as Less Than Ideal, More Exercise and Healthy Eating Key for Improving Physical and Mental Health – Herbalife Nutrition Survey

To spark action towards healthy active living among Asia Pacific consumers, Herbalife Nutrition’s Virtual Run will make its return in October as the highlight activity of the Company’s Get Moving With...

Taiwan’s sporting goods production expected to break NT$60 billion this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and surging demand for indoor fitness equipment, the total production output of Taiwan’s sporting goods industry is expected to rise ...

5th World Gym branch in Taipei closes due to COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fifth World Gym branch in Taipei announced it will be temporarily closing for disinfection after a confirmed COVID-19 case visited the fitness center while potentially i...

Thailand's capital tightens restrictions to fight COVID-19

BANGKOK (AP) — Officials in Thailand further tightened coronavirus restrictions on Monday in response to an alarming rise in cases and deaths that is stressing the country’s health care system. ...

Sparse crowds seen on 1st day of eased restrictions in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first day of loosened restrictions on Tuesday (July 13) saw few takers across Taiwan, with many still erring on the side of caution. On July 8, Health Minister and ...

Taiwanese parents slam CECC for reopening theaters, gyms while keeping daycare centers shut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan government’s decision to open movies theaters and fitness centers but keep cram schools and daycare centers shut has drawn the ire of parents and educatio...

Taiwan's fitness centers to reopen on July 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (July 8) announced the Level 3 alert will be extended to July 26, but restrictions in many sectors will be ...

Level 3 extended to July 26, rules relaxed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (July 8) announced that the Level 3 alert will be extended to July 26, but restrictions in many sectors will be rela...

Cushman & Wakefield : Office Leasing Activity Grows but Availability Remains High

F&B Rents in First Rise Since Q3 2016 yet Relaxation of Cross-Border Restrictions may Impact Short-Term DemandHighlights of Office Market - Citywide rents dropped 1.4% q-o-q, mild decline f...

It's imminent: After nearly 20 years US to leave Bagram

BAGRAM, Afghanistan (AP) — For nearly 20 years, Bagram Airfield was the heart of American military power in Afghanistan, a sprawling mini-city behind fences and blast walls just an hour’s drive north ...

MLB loosens COVID restrictions, drops masks for vaccinated

NEW YORK (AP) — All fully vaccinated players and staff can stop wearing masks in dugouts, bullpens and clubhouses under the latest change to Major League Baseball's coronavirus protocols. ...

Thailand says COVID-19 has peaked, but adds restrictions

BANGKOK (AP) — Health authorities in Thailand said Thursday its recent wave of COVID-19 cases has passed its peak after setting record daily highs of new cases and deaths, but they are still implement...

Washington, DC, to loosen virus restrictions this weekend

WASHINGTON (AP) — With COVID-19 numbers dropping, officials in the nation’s capital are relaxing a number of restrictions after more than a year of lockdown. The changes represent a...