Philips provides update on earlier announced voluntary CPAP, BiPAP and Mechanical Ventilator recall notification*

November 14, 2021 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – On June 14, 2021, Royal Philips’ (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) subsidiary, Philips Respironics, initiated a voluntary recall notification* for certain sleep and respiratory care products to address identified potential health risks related to the polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound abatement foam in these devices. Following the substantial ramp-up of […]

Trauma follows Myanmar torture victims after release

Detainees who’ve endured torture and other forms of abuse at the hands of Myanmar’s junta security forces say they suffer from severe depression and mental illness long after their release…

Dolkun Isa re-elected as head of World Uyghur Congress in diaspora vote

Veteran activist Dolkun Isa, whose elderly parents both died in custody at the start of a Chinese mass internment campaign, has been re-elected president of the World Uyghur Congress (WUC)…

Culture ministry to co-host in-person K-pop concert for 3,000 people

SEOUL– The South Korean government will host a big in-person K-pop concert to be attended by 3,000 people Sunday to help the people gradually return to their normal lives after…

CJ Logistics to invest 2.5 tln won by 2023 to foster high-tech business sector

SEOUL– CJ Logistics Corp., the logistics arm of South Korean conglomerate CJ Group, said Sunday that it will invest 2.5 trillion won (US$2.12 billion) by 2023 in a project to…

Samsung heir Lee due in Canada, U.S. for chip plant project, vaccine consultation

SEOUL– Lee Jae-yong, the de facto chief of Samsung Group, embarked on a business trip to North America on Sunday reportedly aimed at finalizing a project to build a new…

Fully healed from injury, Cuban ace ready to chase 3rd championship ring

SEOUL– As he was watching his Doosan Bears teammates battle through postseason games this month, the competitor in the team’s Cuban ace Ariel Miranda was itching to get going and…

Revenge not on mind of sophomore starter in Korean Series

SEOUL– Though he will be facing the same opponents that eliminated his team from the postseason last year, KT Wiz right-hander So Hyeong-jun won’t be out to get his revenge.…

Number of ‘wealthy’ S. Koreans grows to nearly 400,000 last year: report

SEOUL– The number of “rich people” with financial assets worth 1 billion won (US$847,000) or more increased nearly 11 percent in South Korea last year from a year earlier largely…

Vice foreign minister due in Washington to meet U.S., Japanese counterparts

SEOUL– South Korea’s vice foreign minister embarked on a trip to Washington on Sunday for talks with his American and Japanese counterparts on North Korea and other pending issues. Choi…