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South Sudan fights child marriage where girls sold for cows

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Some young girls are still auctioned off into marriage for cows in South Sudan — one of the social challenges that activists had hoped to highlight during Pope Francis’ now-po...

Citi-HKCSS Community Intern Program in its 12th year of nurturing University Students’ Corporate Social Responsibility

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 17 June 2022 - This year, 80 business students in the Citi-HKCSS Community Intern Program (CIP) will have the unique opportunity to intern with local NGOs (non-govern...

Public workers strike in Tunisia, signaling national crisis

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A nationwide public sector strike in Tunisia is poised to paralyze land and air transportation and other vital activities Thursday with the North African nation already in the mi...

Taiwan sees decline in migrant worker numbers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There were 666,000 migrant workers in Taiwan at the end of April, representing a decrease of 6.6% from the same time last year, due mainly to the government’s pandem...

Mexican government prodding its farmers to grow more food

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The corn has begun to sprout on the hillsides south of Mexico’s capital, though it’s unclear whether these shoots will have enough water to grow or whether the farmer will be able t...

Hard-left leader sees win in French vote, himself as new PM

PARIS (AP) — Leftist parties that had nearly disappeared from the French political landscape have grown wings in the runup to Sunday’s legislative elections and now threaten to weaken President Emmanu...

US sanctions 2 Bosnian officials for undermining peace

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The United States sanctioned two prominent Bosnian officials Monday, accusing them of threatening the peace, stability and prosperity in their country which has nev...

UN report: Over 1 million displaced in Myanmar amid violence

BANGKOK (AP) — The United Nations' humanitarian relief agency says the number of people displaced within strife-torn Myanmar has for the first time exceeded 1 million, with well over half the total lo...

SOLARR Announces Yvette Yung, Rowena Wan, and Sherman Yan as Advisors

New Advisors Raise Project’s Profile with Brands, Art, Philanthropy, and ComplianceHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 1 June 2022 - Asia's first decentralized NFT-Fi platform, SOLARR, announced today ...

Taiwan to extend expiring work permits for tens of thousands of migrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will extend expiring work permits for a year for tens of thousands of migrant workers, CNA reported, citing a Ministry of Labor (MOL) press release. According to...

French movement calls out sexual misconduct in politics

PARIS (AP) — Rape accusations against a newly named French minister have galvanized a movement aimed at exposing sexual misconduct in French politics and encouraging women to speak out against abusers...

PolyU research reveals that over 10% Hong Kong people exhibit PTSD symptoms one year after the onset of the pandemic; Severity of symptoms is associated with time spent watching pandemic-related news

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 25 May 2022 - Two years on, various activities in the community have been gradually resuming amid the COVID-19 pandemic as social distancing measures are further rel...

More nations speak up for Taiwan on 3rd day of WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the World Health Assembly (WHA) continues, more like-minded countries and allies voiced their support of Taiwan on Tuesday (May 24). Despite not including a suppleme...

Asia stocks weighed by inflation concerns, China tech selling

Asian stocks came under pressure on Monday as persistent worries about inflation and rising interest rates dogged the global economic outlook and fresh selling in technology stocks weighed on Chinese ...

COVID cases in northern Taiwan trending down as infections in south rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A prominent psychiatrist pointed out on Tuesday (May 17) that based on COVID case numbers over the past week, infections appear to be plateauing in northern Taiwan while s...