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Engaging vulnerable populations: Making the right connections for better health
Health

Engaging vulnerable populations: Making the right connections for better health

A woman from a low-income neighborhood chooses not to receive care from her closest health center, which is located in a wealthy community, because of a demeaning interaction she previously had with the office staff there. A Spanish-speaking man whose prostate cancer has been in remission avoids making a follow-up appointment because he’s uncomfortable navigating discussions with staff in English. His daughter would go with him if he asked, but he doesn’t want to impose. Instead, he takes his chances and stays home. As these two examples demonstrate, barriers to healthcare access among those most vulnerable go beyond social determinants of health (SDoH) such as lack of reliable transportation or economic instability. Cultural, racial and socioeconomic barriers also play a role, from ...
US, UK join Pacific allies in Fijian military exercise
Fitness

US, UK join Pacific allies in Fijian military exercise

A military exercise in Fiji involving the United States, Britain, Australia and New Zealand ends this week as the traditional allies counter China’s growing influence in the regionCANBERRA, Australia -- A military exercise in Fiji involving the United States, Britain, Australia and New Zealand ends this week as the traditional allies counter China’s growing influence in the region.The 11-day Exercise Cartwheel in Fiji began Sept. 12 and ends Friday, the U.S. Embassy in the Fijian capital Suva said Tuesday in an email.U.S. Navy Commander Victor Lange said the name of the exercise originated from Operation Cartwheel during World War II, in which the U.S. fought alongside the militaries of Australia, New Zealand and Fiji — then a British colony — to neutralize the Japanese base at ...
Best hotels for business travelers in Asia-Pacific
Business

Best hotels for business travelers in Asia-Pacific

Business travelers are on the road again. So there's no better time for CNBC Travel to name the best hotels for business travel across Asia-Pacific.CNBC joined with the market and consumer data firm Statista to produce rankings of the "Best Hotels for Business Travelers." A second list of rankings for hotels in Europe and the Middle East will be published next month.In total, we analyzed more than 10,000 four- and five-star hotels in 117 locations to produce a list corporate travelers can trust. We did this using a three-step process:Asking business travelers and hotel industry professionals to answer a CNBC reader survey which ran from May 3 to June 7, 2022.Reviewing more than 1 million hotel data points, which included objective information (location, business facilities, food, leisur...
Tuvalu promises to ‘stand firm’ with Taiwan amid Pacific rivalry | Politics News
Politics

Tuvalu promises to ‘stand firm’ with Taiwan amid Pacific rivalry | Politics News

The tiny nation is one of four in the Pacific that still maintain formal ties with Taiwan, as China woos support in the region.The leader of the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu has promised to “stand firm” on its ties with Taiwan, as China expands its influence in the region. Tuvalu, with a population of about 10,000 people, is one of 14 countries to retain full diplomatic relations with Taiwan, a self-ruled democracy that Beijing claims as its own, and one of four in the Pacific where China has been stepping up efforts to win support. Speaking at a welcome ceremony in Taipei hosted by Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, Tuvalu Prime Minister Kausea Natano said “decent and common values” had always been an added strength to their bond. Tuvalu has maintained diplomatic relations with Taipei ...
Wilson Sonsini Adds Seth Flaum in New York to Expand Technology Transactions Department
Technology

Wilson Sonsini Adds Seth Flaum in New York to Expand Technology Transactions Department

Addition Reflects the Continued Growth of the New York Office and High Demand for Transactional Experience Among Life Sciences Clients Contact:Wayne KesslerBaretz+Brunelle732.239.9710 Mobilewkessler@baretzbrunelle.com PALO ALTO, CA (August 25, 2022) – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Seth Flaum has joined the firm’s technology transactions department as a partner in the New York office, where he will focus on representing life sciences clients. He brings more than 25 years of broad transactional experience, representing companies in complex strategic transactions and various corpora...
Current Technology Export Control in China
Technology

Current Technology Export Control in China

When preparing to import a technology from a Chinese exporter, foreign importers will concern about whether the technology can be transferred in entirety smoothly. In such an import, the centerpiece is whether the technology to be transferred can be legally exported under current PRC laws and regulations, and what procedures should be performed at what times if the export is permitted. Understanding the above is also essential for foreign importers to control the pace of the whole technology export process. And this article will sort out the current situation of technology export control in China below. Part I Control of Exported Technologies Any export of Chinese technologies should be in compliance with the technology export provisions set forth in the Export Control Law of the Peopl...
China’s show of force and fury military drills continue in anger over Pelosi Taiwan visit
Politics

China’s show of force and fury military drills continue in anger over Pelosi Taiwan visit

China's show of force and fury military drills continue in anger over Pelosi Taiwan visit - CBS News Watch CBS News China has conducted missile strikes in waters off Taiwan's coasts, as part of military exercises that have raised tensions in the region to their highest level in decades following an inflammatory visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
North American markets rally on corporate earnings, eased geopolitical tensions
Global News

North American markets rally on corporate earnings, eased geopolitical tensions

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 3, 2022 4:40 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ North American markets rallied Wednesday against the backdrop of another day of strong corporate earnings as well as easing investor anxiety about U.S.-China relations. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 40.61 points at 19,545.94.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 416.33 points at 32,810.50. The S&P 500 index was up 63.98 points at 4,155.17, while the Nasdaq composite was up 319.40 points at 12,668.16. ...
Former diplomat, defense official Eric Edelman on battlefield lessons for Ukraine, Taiwan — “Intelligence Matters”
Politics

Former diplomat, defense official Eric Edelman on battlefield lessons for Ukraine, Taiwan — “Intelligence Matters”

In this episode of "Intelligence Matters," host Michael Morell speaks with Eric Edelman, former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey and Finland and Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, about the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and likely lessons being drawn about the West's response and the nature of the battle by the People's Republic of China. Edelman and Morell discuss a range of possible future scenarios for the war in Ukraine, exploring its military, economic and diplomatic dimensions for both Kyiv and Moscow. Edelman also offers insights into how the conflict may inform China's approach to coercive or forceful reunification with Taiwan. HIGHLIGHTS: Avoiding escalation with Russia: "I think that the administration has been a little too concerned about the risk of escalation. And the ri...