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The Hong Kong Green Building Council Announces the Winners of the "Advancing Net Zero" Ideas Competition for Building Solutions to Address Climate Change

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 30 November 2021 - Climate change is without doubt the most pressing concern in the world today. At the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in G...

Taiwan should stop groveling

Anyone who wonders where Taiwan stands in Washington need look no further than President Biden’s assurance to Chinese Communist Party boss Xi Jinping (習近平) that, in effect, nothing has changed. ...

EXPLAINER: What comes next after Nicaragua's election

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega holds a commanding lead in results from Sunday’s election against a field of little-known challengers. Ortega’s strongest potential competitors w...

Nicaragua's Ortega seeks 4th straight term with foes in jail

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Back in May, the chances of Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega’s reelection to a fourth consecutive term on Sunday were looking good. His party was arranging the electoral cal...

Supply chain delays disrupt California agriculture exports

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Amid an historic drought posing threats to future harvests, California farmers now say they have no way to export the crops they do have because of a kink in the global suppl...

Rob Mackay appointed CEO of Regnology

With his background from executive positions in Itiviti, FIS, and SunGard, Rob Mackay has successfully built leading international companies in the financial software sectorRegnology's founding CEO,...

2021 Jewellery World Awards names Honourees

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 27 October 2021 - Organised by Informa Markets Jewellery since 2012, the Jewellery World Awards (JWA), formerly known as JNA Awards, unveiled its highly anticipated ...

Jarry has 26 saves, Penguins beat Lightning 6-2 in opener

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tristan Jarry had 26 saves, Danton Heinen and Brian Boyle scored early second-period goals, and the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightnin...

Confident, talented Lightning aim for Stanley Cup 3-peat

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Scotty Bowman knows a thing or two about winning consecutive Stanley Cups championships. The Hall of Famer has won nine titles as a NHL head coach and five more in...

Nonprofit started by Sean Penn aids Georgia vaccine drive

ATLANTA (AP) — A disaster relief organization founded by actor Sean Penn is boosting Georgia's drive to inoculate people against the coronavirus, though some of its pop-up vaccine clinics have struggl...

Ashraf Ghani: departing Afghan president who failed to make peace with Taliban

Ashraf Ghani, who left Afghanistan on Sunday following the Taliban's rapid advance through the country and into Kabul, was twice elected Afghan president, as well as being one of the country's...

VP Bank Announces Organisational Updates and New Appointments in Asia

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 30 July 2021 - Leading international wealth manager and private bank, VP Bank Ltd, today announced several key changes within its Asia organisation. These appointments ...

1960s civil rights activist Robert Moses has died

Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights activist who was shot at and endured beatings and jail while leading Black voter registration drives in the American South during the 1960s and later helped improve...

Vaccine inequity: Inside the cutthroat race to secure doses

PARIS (AP) — No one disputes that the world is unfair. But no one expected a vaccine gap between the global rich and poor that was this bad, this far into the pandemic. Inequity is e...

Cuomo to be questioned in sexual harassment investigation

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to be interviewed Saturday as the state attorney general's office winds down its investigation into sexual harassment and misconduct allegati...