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HONG KONG, Mar 9, 2023 – (亞太商訊 via SEAPRWire.com) – 艾伯科技股份有限公司(「艾伯科技」,連同其附屬公司統稱「集團」;股份代號:2708.HK)欣然宣佈,著名企業家熊少明先生(「熊先生」)向集團主要股東益明控股有限公司(「益明」)收購1,000萬…

French Senate votes raising retirement age to 64

Senators attend a debate and vote session on the government's pension reform at the French Senate in Paris on March 6, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) PARIS – French senators early on Thursday voted in favor of raising the legal retirement age to 64 from 62, a first win for President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform plans […]

Sources: Brazil to resume visa requirements for four nations

Christ The Redeemer statue is lit in purple to mark the International Women's Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Mar 8, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) BRASILIA — Brazil has decided to resume entry visa requirements for citizens of the US, Japan, Australia and Canada, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. […]

Haiti activists urge US to stop arms trafficking to gangs

The body of Haitian comedian 'Sexy' lies on the ground after he was shot dead by unknown assailants, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on March 3, 2023. Haitian rights activists on March 8, 2023 called for a stop to the trafficking of weapons into Haiti, as the Caribbean state faces a humanitarian crisis driven by gangs who […]

Relativity postpones Florida launch of 3D-printed Terran rocket

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft lifts off from pad 39A for the Crew-6 mission at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, early on Mar 2, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) California-based startup Relativity Space called off the planned debut launch of its 3D-printed rocket in Florida on Wednesday […]

Hitachi Upgraded to “AA” in MSCI ESG Rating

TOKYO, Mar 9, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that as of February 2023, Hitachi received an MSCI ESG Rating of AA. MSCI ESG Research provides MSCI ESG Ratings on global public and a few private companies on a scale of AAA (leader) to CCC (laggard), according to […]

Honduras lifts decade-long ban on ‘morning after pill’

Honduras' President Xiomara Castro waves during the swearing-in ceremony for Colombia's President Gustavo Petro in Bogota, Colombia on Aug 7, 2022. Castro signed an executive order on March 8, 2023 ending a ban of more than 10 years on the use and sale of the "morning after pill," fulfilling a campaign promise long-awaited by feminist […]

Biden budget aims to cut deficit by nearly $3 trillion

President Joe Biden talks to reporters after a lunch with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Senate Democrats about his upcoming budget and political agenda, at the Capitol in Washington, Mar 2, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden's budget proposal on Thursday will aim to cut US deficits by nearly $3 […]

Macron backs right to abortion in French constitution

French president Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during a ceremony in tribute to late French feminist figure Gisele Halimi at Paris' courthouse, on Mar 8, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday he backed including the right to abortion in the constitution, a move he said would send a […]

EU considers sending more military support to Ukraine

Photo taken on May 24, 2018 shows flags of Ukraine and European Union outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. (PHOTO / XINHUA) STOCKHOLM – European Union defense ministers on Wednesday discussed the idea of sending further military support to Ukraine, at an informal meeting in the Swedish capital Stockholm. "There was increasing consensus […]

UN, Ukraine call for extension of Black Sea Grain Initiative

In this image provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (right) and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pose for a photo during their meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, March 8, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) KIEV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and visiting United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for the […]