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Thai garment workers win $8.3M in back pay after layoffs

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 1,250 Thai workers who sewed bras for brands Victoria’s Secret, Lane Bryant and Torrid — and who were laid off last year without their legally required severance — have recei...

China claims sabotage as UN rights official visits Xinjiang

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday said the U.S., Britain and other foreign powers are seeking to sabotage its foreign relations by orchestrating criticism surrounding a trip by the top United Nations of...

SIPRI: From climate to war, world entering a critical era

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has painted a vast and worrying picture in its latest report, entitled "Environment of Peace: Security in a New Era of Risk." The indep...

G7 countries to provide $19.8 billion in aid to Ukraine

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany (AP) — The Group of Seven leading economies agreed Friday to provide $19.8 billion in economic aid to Ukraine to help keep tight finances from hindering its ability to defend it...

Taiwan envoy to Portugal urges support for WHO inclusion in op-ed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy to Portugal Vivia Chang (張俊菲) has called on the European country to support Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) and affi...

EU lowers economic growth expectations amid Ukraine war

The European Commission on Monday lowered the eurozone growth forecast for 2022 down to 2.7% from a previous estimate of 4%. The EU said rising energy and commodity prices have "exacerbated pre-...

Shanghai to try to ease 7-week virus lockdown in a few days

BEIJING (AP) — Shanghai will try again to reopen in a few days after it has eliminated COVID-19 transmission among the general population as the outbreak in China's largest city subsides, an official ...

IFC and HDBank have strategic cooperation, supporting to scale up finance for small and medium enterprises and participation in the global supply chains, including high-tech agricultural chain

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 12 May 2022 - On May 11, IFC and Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (HDBank) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to b...

IFC and HDBank have strategic cooperation, supporting to scale up finance for small and medium enterprises and participation in the global supply chains, including high-tech agricultural chain

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 12 May 2022 - On May 11, IFC and Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (HDBank) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to b...

OldTown White Coffee Wins Praise for Comprehensive New Global Animal Welfare Policy

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 12 May 2022 - OldTown White Coffee, one of Malaysia's largest kopitiam restaurant chains, won praise today from international NGO Lever Foundation for its c...

Coface China Corporate Payment Survey : Increasing Risks In Supply Chain Disruptions And Rising Raw Material Prices

“Coface China Corporate Payment Survey 2022 : Longer payment delays and rising credit risks in some sectors”HONG KONG S.A.R. - Media OutReach - 11 MAY 2022 – Coface's 2022 China Corporate Payment Sur...

Io-Link Market : Key Facts, Dynamics, Segments and Forecast Predictions Presented

The global IO-link market value was US$ 6 billion in 2020. The global IO-link market value is forecast to reach US$ 74.06 billion by 2030, with a growing compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 28% duri...

Chaos at Apple supplier Quanta shows strains of Shanghai COVID lockdown

Quanta Shanghai Manufacturing City would seem like an ideal site to implement China's "closed-loop" management system to prevent the spread of COVID that requires staff to live and work ...

Satellite Laser Communication System Market Demand Analysis 2022 Growth Statistics, Top Leading Players with Strategies and Forecast 2030

Report Ocean published the latest research report on the Satellite Laser Communication System market. In order to comprehend a market holistically, a variety of factors must be evaluated, including de...

Western companies leave Russia — taking Russian jobs with them

Until mid-January, Alexander (name changed) worked 12-hour night shifts in a factory and took home 35,000 rubles ($506, €480) per month. The 22-year-old student from the Saratov region, in southw...