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'Protected them to death': Elder-care COVID rules under fire

Barbara and Christine Colucci long to remove their masks and kiss their 102-year-old mother, who has dementia and is in a nursing home in Rochester, New York. They would love to have more than two peo...

Israel to halt nighttime 'mapping' of Palestinian homes

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it is reining in a controversial practice of conducting late-night raids of Palestinian homes in the West Bank aimed at gathering information about the house...

South Florida investigative reporter Michele Gillen dies

MIAMI (AP) — Michele Gillen, a former South Florida television investigative reporter, has died. She was 66. Longtime friend and producer Marcia Izaguirre confirmed Gillen's death fr...

Azbil to Develop Digital Solutions for Intelligent Building Management Systems

TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 10 June 2021 - Azbil Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange Code: 6845) announced that it has started developing new digital solutions for use with intelligent building mana...

Scientists Worldwide Pledge Their Trust in Science in Celebration of the International Day of Light

Trust Science pledge signed by Nobel Laureates, scientific leaders and science bodies worldwide TRIESTE, ITALY - News Direct - 08 June 2021 - The UNESCO International Day of Light on May 16th celebrat...

An Osteoporotic Fragility Fracture Every 3 Seconds, Worldwide Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, HKUMed in collaboration with The Hong Kong Medical Association and St. John's Ambulance, Organising Free Online Lectures to Bust Orthopaedic Myths

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 June 2021 - Osteoporosis is a common disease with no obvious clinical symptoms in the early stage, while it can eventually cause serious health problems. It is esti...

Potential Impact of Takeda's Dengue Vaccine Candidate Reinforced by Long-Term Safety and Efficacy Results

Takeda's dengue vaccine candidate (TAK-003) prevented 83.6% of hospitalizations and 62.0% of dengue illness overall, with no identified important safety risks through three years following vaccinati...

Taiwan ranked No. 1 in world for expats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has retained its title as the best place in the world for expats for the third year in a row based on a survey by InterNations. In the InterNations Expat Insider...

Mead Johnson Nutrition HK Launches "We CAN Protect the Future" – Formula Cans Recycling Program with HKTVmall and World Green Organisation

Enabling parents and children to build a greener world by taking their first steps in recycling formula cans HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 10 May 2021 - To encourage Hong Kong citizens to lead gre...

Alabama House drops resistance, OKs medical marijuana bill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives overcame years of resistance in approving medical marijuana legislation on Thursday, voting after two days of long and emotional debate in ...

Dubai luxury home market soars as world's rich flee pandemic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — After nearly three decades in London, Christophe Reech was fed up with the city's pandemic lockdowns. This spring, he sold his luxury townhouse and jetted off to the...

Etiqa Launches AMBER – A Holistic Retirement Ecosystem That Supports Customers with Their Physical, Mental and Financial Health for Better Quality of Life

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 May 2021 - Today marks the launch of AMBER by Etiqa ("AMBER"), a retirement ecosystem by Etiqa Insurance Singapore. The new platform complements the insurer's growing ra...

What motherhood taught me about money: 8 moms weigh in

It’s true — everything changes when you become a parent, including your finances. Besides facing a slew of new expenses, you’re charged with the financial well-being and future of another person. And ...

Apartment rental demand surges as expats move to Taiwan in midst of COVID-19: Agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's aggressive efforts to fight the coronavirus early paid off, as the country posted strong economic growth in 2020, with a significant increase in the number of...

Booms in Idaho, Utah buck the curve of slowing US growth

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Western states known for their rugged landscapes and wide-open spaces are bucking the trend of sluggish U.S. population growth, which dipped to the lowest level since the Gre...