In the Asia Pacific, Singapore, South Korea, and Australia have also reported cases of monkeypox.
In the Asia Pacific, Singapore, South Korea, and Australia have also reported cases of monkeypox
TAIPEI, Taiwan – Taiwan’s government on Friday, June 24, confirmed its first imported case of monkeypox, a man in his 20s who had studied in Germany from January until June this year when he returned to the island.0 Asian currencies fell on Wednesday, highlighting the pressure wrought by a stronger dollar as the Federal Reserve races ahead with interest rate hikes.0 NEARLY 7 in 10 employees across Asia say not being able to work remotely or hybrid permanently is a deal breaker when considering whether to join or stay with an organization, according to Mercer’s 2022 Global Talent Trends Study.RSG PH scored a victorious 4:0 sweep against the ‘King of Kings’ RRQ Hoshi.
Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control said the man flew back to Taiwan on June 16 and returned home for mandatory COVID-19 quarantine for all arrivals.On June 20 he developed symptoms including a fever, sore throat and a rash and sought medical attention, where he was tested and confirmed to have monkeypox, it added in a statement.Hong Kong’s de facto central bank bought the local dollar at the fastest pace on record this month to prevent it from crossing the weak end of the trading band.He is now being treated in an isolation ward and his close contacts are showing no symptoms, it said.” Compared to 2020, the study reported, employees nowadays say they are more likely to stay with their employer due to “life” related factors, such as flexibility and time off, compared to “work” related factors such as career progression and development.In the Asia Pacific, Singapore, South Korea and Australia have also all reported cases.Idiosyncratic factors such as a widening current-account deficit for the Philippines and geopolitical risks for South Korea are adding to the pressure.More than 40 countries where monkeypox is not endemic have reported outbreaks of the viral disease as confirmed cases exceed 3,000.
Monkeypox, which spreads through close contact and was first found in monkeys, mostly occurs in west and central Africa and only very occasionally spreads elsewhere.“Downward pressure on currencies where central banks are behind the curve in managing inflation will increase, particularly as the Fed keeps hiking aggressively.With 48 percent of organizations in Asia saying they are having difficulty in scaling up and sustaining hybrid work, there is significant work to be done in evolving their flexible work culture..
Currencies tumble in Asia where rate hikes are slow | Karl Lester M. Yap, BloombergAsian currencies fell on Wednesday, highlighting the pressure wrought by a stronger dollar as the Federal Reserve races ahead with interest rate hikes. The Philippine peso slumped to its lowest level in more than 16 years while South Korea’s won slid to the weakest since July 2009. Hong Kong’s de…
Non-hybrid job setup a deal breaker in Asia | Andrea E. San JuanNEARLY 7 in 10 employees across Asia say not being able to work remotely or hybrid permanently is a deal breaker when considering whether to join or stay with an organization, according to Mercer’s 2022 Global Talent Trends Study. “One in three employees in Asia are willing to forgo pay…
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South Korea reports first confirmed monkeypox case, steps up monitoring - BusinessWorld OnlineSEOUL – South Korea on Wednesday confirmed its first case of monkeypox virus and pledged to strengthen monitoring and response systems as it raised the alert level to “caution” for the infectious disease. A Korean citizen, who is receiving treatment at the Incheon Medical Center after showing symptoms while entering the country from Germany on Tuesday afternoon, has tested positive, the Korea Disease Control […]
Monkeypox case count rises to more than 3,200 globally — WHO - BusinessWorld OnlineMore than 3,200 confirmed monkeypox cases and one death were reported to the World Health Organization as part of the current outbreak. There is need for intensified surveillance in the broader community, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday, adding that cases in non-endemic countries were still predominantly among men who have sex with […]
PH can now detect cases of monkeypoxIn an advisory Wednesday, the DOH said its Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) “successfully optimized” the PCR assay for monkeypox cases “as part of the national preparedness and response to the threats of [the] disease.” Read more👇