Roundup: Jamaica appoints new health minister following poor handling of deadly bacterial outbreak

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roundup: Jamaica appoints new health minister following poor handling of deadly bacterial outbreak 

KINGSTON, Nov. 10 — Jamaica's newly appointed health minister has officially taken up his duties Monday to fix the country's widely criticized health care system following the deaths of 19 infants from the recent outbreak of infectious bacteria at two of the island's major hospitals.

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Myanmar authorities disperse striking industrial zone workers

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Myanmar authorities disperse striking industrial zone workers 

YANGON, March 5 — Myanmar authorities have taken action to disperse striking garment workers in Yangon's Shwepyitha Industrial Zone as negotiation with the striking workers made no progress on settling labor dispute, a semi-official report said Thursday.

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City Hall extends period for business permit renewal

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on City Hall extends period for business permit renewal 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 20 – The Dumaguete City government has extended the deadline for the renewal of business permits to Feb. 14 to allow more time for others to comply with such requirements.

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