Men sentenced a total 25 years in prison for human smuggling

Quang Ninh People’s Court started the trial on August 4 to Voong A Sui, born in 1997, Voong A Hay, born in 1999, Ninh Van Xuan, born in 2002, and Ly A Tang, born in 1995. The men admitted to working with a Chinese man via Wechat app to illegally bring Chinese people from Dongxing, […]

Exide Life shows how to ‘insure’ profits from COVID-19

Not only has Jain been able to steer the company from losses to profits, he was also the CEO in January 2013, when ING announced its exit plans from Exide Life by selling its stake to joint venture partner Exide Industries.ING’s exit from the Indian life insurance joint venture was part of the intended divestment […]

Health care costs for recovering COVID-19 patients with lingering symptoms could cost the US $50BILLION within a year

The United Kingdom aims to track the health of 10,000 hospitalized COVID-19 patients over the first 12 months after being discharged and potentially as long as 25 years. Scientists running the study see the potential for defining a long-term COVID-19 syndrome, as they found with Ebola survivors in Africa.

Aviation sector has biggest pandemic default risk: insurance survey

FILE PHOTO: A Virgin Australia Airlines plane is seen at Kingsford Smith International Airport the morning after Australia implemented an entry ban on non-citizens and non-residents intended to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Sydney, Australia, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Pandemic reveals flaws of unemployment insurance programs

New claims for unemployment benefits were averaging roughly 200,000 nationwide a week before the pandemic — a manageable level for state agencies that had largely been neglected during the longest stretch of growth in modern U.S. history. But the coronavirus lockdowns spurred 3.3 million new claims between March 15 and March 22, a then-record that […]

Nippon Life India AMC appoints Parekh Ashvin as Independent Director

Parekh Ashvin has been appointed as an independent director of Nippon Life India Asset Management (NAM India), asset manager of asset manager of Nippon India Mutual Fund (NIMF) for a period of five years.He has more than 40 years of rich experience in business and operational strategies in banking, insurance, asset management and para-banking institutions […]

Three years after Sandy, and still waiting for help

Three years ago, Superstorm Sandy battered the East Coast, causing $50 billion in damages in the second-costliest weather event in U.S. history behind Hurricane Katrina. Yet many affected residents of New Jersey, which Sandy slammed on Oct. 29, 2012, are still waiting to be fully compensated for the damages they incurred.

‘It was just awful’: Natalie Elphicke MP describes how ‘naughty Tory’ husband Charlie’s assault allegations led to her 10-year-old son losing friends and her daughter’s A-level results suffer

Recounting her decision to file for divorce, she added: ‘We had been together a really long time but I had already formed the view before the trial had started that our marriage was unlikely to be able to survive the impact of such an ordeal over three years.

10 ways sleep can change your life

Since sleep can improve our health on all fronts, it consequently can help us be the best versions of ourselves. Healthy cognitive functioning, emotional regulation, coping and social life are all foundational to pursuing and achieving our goals and overall well-being.

Britain’s billionairesses: Record 25 women including Salma Hayek are now in the ten-figure fortune club – and 150 are worth over £120million

Tetra-pak heiress Kirsten Rausing, 67, right, is named as the richest woman with an estimated fortune of £12.1billion. Hans’s fortune is not new to the list but his widow Marit Rausing – in third place on the richest women’s list – is new, left, as she now heads her family’s £9.59bn wealth