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HK actor Anthony Wong receives Taiwan employment gold card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Famed Hong Kong actor and pro-democracy activist Anthony Wong (黃秋生) has received Taiwan's Employment Gold Card. The National Development Council (NDC) on Sunday (Ap...

New bill allows foreign professionals permanent residence after 3 years in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Cabinet on Thursday (April 15) gave the green light to a draft amendment to the Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professional Talent, in a bi...

UnitedHealth ups forecast after strong start to year

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — UnitedHealth profits jumped about 44% in the first quarter and the nation's largest health insurer boosted its outlook for the year. The company said Thursd...

9 in 10 Singaporeans still struggling with their mental health one year into the pandemic, men and younger adults most worried

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 15 April 2021 - AIA Singapore today announced findings from a new study on the state of Singaporeans' health at the one-year mark since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic...

The Latest: South Korea reports highest jump in 3 months

SEOUL, South Korea __ South Korea has recorded its highest daily jump in new COVID-19 infections in about three months, as officials urge the public to maintain vigilance. The Korea ...

Taiwan to relax labor laws to attract white-collar foreign talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A proposed amendment to a labor regulation in Taiwan would likely allow foreign graduates from prestigious universities to work in the country without prior work experienc...

California re-opens enrollment for health insurance coverage

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Monday re-opened enrollment for its state health insurance exchange, hoping more people will buy coverage now that the federal government is offering new assist...

AXA launches "Free Double Post-Vaccination Protection" Programme

Eligible customers can enjoy additional hospital cash benefit against AEFINo prior registration required and free protection up to HKD20,000 HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 12 April 2021 - ...

Chubb launches "Chubb LifeBalance" in Korea, a 360 degree personalised Health and Well-being App

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Media OutReach - 12 April 2021 - Chubb today announced its release of "Chubb LifeBalance" in Korea, a digital health and well-being application that encourages people to incor...

AIA Group establishes AIA Variable Capital Company in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 9 April 2021 - AIA Group Limited ("AIA" or the "Company": stock code: 1299) has established AIA VCC, a Variable Capital Company in Singapore as part of its group wide i...

COVID: A game changer for illegal home care work in Germany?

No German contract, no German health insurance. Cash in hand, though not much of it. Nearly three-quarters of a million women — mostly from Poland, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria — provide...

Taiwan Adventist Hospital investigated for health insurance fraud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors have raided the Taiwan Adventist Hospital in Taipei looking for evidence of a NT$1.22 million (US$42,800) health insurance scam, reports said Thursday (April 8...

More than a half million Americans gain coverage under Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a half million Americans have taken advantage of the Biden administration's special health insurance sign-up window keyed to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government announced...

Utah dads to be required to pay half of pregnancy costs

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Biological fathers in Utah will be legally required to pay half of a woman’s out-of-pocket pregnancy costs under a new law unique to the state that critics say doesn’t do enough ...

Moderation, sometimes, for Georgia GOP despite voting law

ATLANTA (AP) — Amid a supernova of criticism over Georgia's new voting law, Republicans are still trying to appeal to swing voters in a state where Democrats have now proved they can win. ...