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Hobbit houses spring up in Bosnia hills

Milijana Milicevic stands in front of the hobbit house named "Lipa", in the Bosnian Hobbiton village, Rakova Noga, Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 9, 2023. (PHOTO / REUTERS) KRESEVO — Four sisters are building the first Hobbit-style village in southeast Europe in the green hills of central Bosnia, hoping to attract fans of "The Lord of […]

Portugal bans outdoor smoking, restrict tobacco sales

A fisherman smokes a cigarette while picking up the fish from the net, mainly sardines, captured using the traditional fishing technique called Arte Xavega on Castelo beach in Costa da Caparica on May 4, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) LISBON — Portugal's government on Thursday presented legislation to extend a ban on smoking to outdoor areas […]

UN: Over 100,000 kids would die of hunger over Haiti conflict

People leave a neighborhood in Port-au-Prince during gang-related violence in Haiti on April 24, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) PORT-AU-PRINCE – More than 115,600 children in Haiti are expected to suffer severe wasting from malnutrition this year, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said on Thursday, as an escalation of armed violence worsens food insecurity and […]

Hitachi Announces Decision on Year-end Dividend

TOKYO, May 12, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced that the Board of Directors decided the year-end dividend for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2023, as shown below in view of earnings performance and other factors. Cautionary StatementCertain statements found in this document may constitute “forward-looking statements” as […]

NTT DOCOMO Announces New Management Team

TOKYO, May 12, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that its board of directors has met and proposed the changes in executive positions for official approval at the shareholders meeting and the board of directors meeting, all scheduled to be held on June 19, 2023. For the full report, […]

Fosun’s Strategy of “Streamlining the Organization” Begins to Bear Fruit and Offshore Syndicated Loan are Launched

Fosun’s Strategy of “Streamlining the Organization” Begins to Bear Fruit and Offshore Syndicated Loan are Launched

HONG KONG, May 12, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – According to people familiar with the matter, Fosun International’s offshore multi-currency syndicated loan was officially launched in early May, and it has obtained a loan of more than US$450 million in equivalent so far. The offshore syndicated loan was jointly initiated by seven banks […]

Synergy House Launches IPO Prospectus

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia, May 12, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Synergy House Berhad, a cross-border e-commerce seller and furniture exporter of ready-to-assemble (RTA) home furniture, launched the prospectus for its initial public offering (IPO) today in conjunction with its upcoming listing on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Mr. Alvin Ooi […]

22nd Edition of Manufacturing IT Summit, Mumbai

Physical Conference on 23rd June 2023 MUMBAI, India, May 12, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Manufacturing IT Summit is India’s leading Manufacturing conference, bringing together the most influential IT leaders from the Manufacturing industry to discuss today’s most pressing technological challenges to foster deeper collaboration and generate new ideas. The 22nd Edition […]

19th Edition of Digital Transformation Summit: Philippines

Physical Conference on 16th June 2023 Digital Transformation Summit: Philippines Set to Drive the Technology Revolution in Manila MANILA, Philippines, May 12, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Digital Transformation Summit: Philippines, the 19th Edition of its kind, is poised to become the premier platform for forging strategic partnerships, addressing critical business challenges, […]

WHO: Mpox emergency is over

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a press conference on the World Health Organization's 75th anniversary in Geneva, on April 6, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) GENEVA – The mpox disease no longer represents a global health emergency, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), said at a virtual […]

Biden, McCarthy debt ceiling meeting postponed

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (left) and US President Joe Biden wait for a meeting about the United States's debt ceiling in the Oval Office of the White House May 9, 2023, in Washington, DC. (PHOTO / AFP) WASHINGTON – A debt limit meeting between US President Joe Biden and top lawmakers that had […]

Mexico urges US to curb illegal immigration via diplomacy

Handout picture released by Mexican Presidency press office showing Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador during a press conference in Mexico City, on April 28, 2023, following his return to office after a COVID-19 infection. Lopez Obrador on May 11, 2023 urged Washington to pursue diplomacy and rapprochement, including with Cuba and Venezuela, as a […]