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To protect us all, babies travelling overseas may need the measles shot at 6 months instead of 12

Babies are normally vaccinated against measles at 12 months old. But doctors are now suggesting having the shot as early as six months might be worthwhile for youngsters traveling overseas.

By Nicholas Wood, Alexis Pillsbury and Jean Li-Kim-Moy 28 Jun 2019


Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015


Japan to file criminal complaint against Novartis

TOKYO: Japan's health ministry plans to file a criminal complaint against the local arm of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis over alleged exaggerated advertising for a popular blood-pressure drug, an official said Wednesday, 8 January 2014.

9 Jan 2014


Olympus pays investors US$2.6m over accounting scandal

TOKYO, JAPAN: Japanese camera company Olympus agreed to pay US$2.6m to settle a US investor claim stemming from a huge accounting scandal that hammered its shares.

1 Oct 2013


Asia-Pacific region drives Aspen's revenue growth

SA's biggest drug manufacturer Aspen Pharmacare expects its Asia-Pacific business to generate the biggest share of the company's revenue by the end of the year‚ its chief executive Stephen Saad said at the release of its interim results for the six months to December.

By Tamar Kahn 8 Mar 2013


Sony sells Tokyo building for ¥111bn

TOKYO, JAPAN: Sony said Thursday (28 February) it has sold one of its main buildings in Tokyo for US$1.2bn as the embattled Japanese electronics giant offloads assets to help repair its tattered balance sheet.

1 Mar 2013


Will technology kill us or make us stronger?

NEW YORK, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: McCann "Truth about Wellness" global research study reveals multiple contradictions & cultural upsets around the world. More than half of respondents (54%) think that technology is making us healthier while 46% think it is making us sicker; globally 94% of consumers agree brands have a role in supporting their wellness needs.

16 Jan 2013


Olympus makes US$100m first-half profit

TOKYO, JAPAN: Olympus said on Monday (12 November) it had swung to a US$100 million first-half profit, reversing earlier losses, as the camera and medical equipment maker moves on after an embarrassing accounting scandal.

13 Nov 2012


The 2010 Framepool/ LBB Online/ Fireflies Challenge winners

CANNES, France: Filmmakers' competition ends on 24 June 2010 with a neck-and-neck-race between the top five entries. The winners of the 2010 Framepool/ LBB Online/ Fireflies Challenge come from the United Kingdom, Japan and the USA is a close-run race for the top spots.

25 Jun 2010

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