Health and Safety the Top Concern for APAC Business Travellers Healthcare Tech Outlook | Saturday, November 26, 2022 TweetAPAC corporate travellers are concerned about the continuing health and safety threats from COVID-19, even as they retain a high interest in travelling and seek steps to ensure safer travel. In Singapore, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand, 1,050 business travellers participated in the survey. Business travel is gradually picking up again, although APAC is particularly affected by the effects of the exceptional health crisis. For the well-being of APAC business travellers, having more control over the itinerary is crucial. Business travellers from the APAC region also desire services that will make scheduling less difficult and travel more comfortable.
At least 146 people were killed and 150 injured in a stampede during Halloween celebrations in Seoul, officials said, in one of South Korea’s biggest disasters that is likely to raise serious questions about public safety standards. Rescue teams and firefighters work at the scene where dozens of people were injured in a stampede during the Halloween festival in Seoul, South Korea, October 30, 2022. The National Fire Agency said in a statement that all emergency workers available in Seoul have been mobilized. Party-goers pass ambulances at the scene as dozens of people were injured in a stampede during a Halloween celebration in Seoul, South Korea, October 29, 2022. He said emergency workers were exhausted at first, leaving bystanders struggling to administer CPR to the injured lying on the streets.3 months ago Healthcare Business
In a statement after their meeting, Chinese state media said that Xi called Taiwan the “first red line” that must not be crossed in US-China relations. Biden said he sought to reassure Xi that US policy on Taiwan, which for decades has supported the “one China” position of Beijing and the Taiwan military, has not changed. Regarding North Korea, Biden said it is difficult to know if Beijing has any influence on Pyongyang’s weapons testing. [1/7] US President Joe Biden speaks during a press conference following his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, ahead of the G20 Leaders Summit, in Bali, Indonesia, November 14, 2022. “Resolving the Taiwan issue is an internal affair of China and China,” Xi was quoted as saying by state media.2 months ago Healthcare Business
India’s chief economic advisor (CEA) V Anantha Nageswaran said the objective of the Indian G-20 Presidency would be to focus on how to deal with food and energy insecurities that have taken place due to under-investment in energy infrastructure and near-term geopolitical developments. Beginning December 1, 2022, India would be undertaking the G20 Presidency till November 20, 2023. The G20, or Group of Twenty, is an intergovernmental forum that has the major developing and developed economies as members. India In G20 EcosystemIndia is currently a part of the G20 Troika (current, previous and incoming G20 Presidencies) which includes Italy, India, and Indonesia. “So you can imagine what would be the information requirements for developing countries and smaller businesses.3 months ago Outlook India
However, as nations opened up their boundaries in 2021, there was a steady recovery and substantial resurgence in the medical tourism sector globally. From USD 5–6 billion in 2019 to USD 13 billion in 2022, international experts have already forecasted a 110 per cent rise in the medical tourism market. We also foresee a huge potential for the medical tourism industry of India to flourish under this collaborative effort. Despite numerous efforts and initiatives in place, the nation’s medical tourism sector still faces some significant obstacles. What are the current trends in the medical tourism industry in India?2 months ago Express Healthcare
So while there is no denying the controversies around the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, it is also true that football fans are excited about the event. (More Football News)Among the several nail-biting storylines at every World Cup is who will emerge as the dark horses? At the 2018 World Cup, for instance, Russia won two of their group games, eliminated Spain in the Round of 16 and only lost the quarter-finals on penalties. SerbiaSerbia isn’t a side that turned many heads when they qualified for the World Cup. In 2018, Dusan Vlahovic hadn’t burst onto the scene, but his last couple of seasons’ performances have made him a player to watch out for at the 2022 World Cup.2 months ago Outlook India
As part of the proceedings, Microsoft revealed that Sony had “take out” deals for third-party games on the PlayStation. It looks like Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Final Fantasy 16, and Silent Hill 2 Remake will never hit Xbox, despite publishers’ silence on the matter. Silent Hill 2 launches on PC alongside PS5 with a 12-month exclusivity window, but the language here puts another question mark over whether or not Silent Hill 2 will eventually make it to Xbox. Games like Ryse and Sunset Overdrive of the Xbox One generation can be compared to Sony’s deal for Bloodborne, for example. To me, the Sony exclusive deals are further evidence that Microsoft should be allowed to take over Activision Blizzard.1 month ago Healthcare Business
Being touted as the worst disaster in South Korea in decades, the incident has also left 82 people injured and 19 of them are in critical condition. This was the first big chance to get out and party for many young people since the government eased Covid-19 restrictions. While Halloween isn't a traditional holiday in South Korea, where children rarely go trick-or-treating, it's still a major attraction for young adults, and costume parties at bars and clubs have become hugely popular in recent years. However, eyewitness accounts claim that as the crowd swelled in the narrow alley, people started "falling like dominos". A video shared by Twitter user @janelles_story shows the street moments before the crowd surged.3 months ago Outlook India