Daily Archives: May 22, 2019

Key to Workplace Productivity May Be in the Eyes

New study suggests economic case for prioritizing myopia management

DALLAS, May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ —

  • Published in the journal Ophthalmology, study indicates vision impairment and blindness caused by uncorrected myopia (nearsightedness) cost the global economy an estimated US$244 billion

Madagascar Court Upholds Jail Terms for Tortoise Traffickers

An appeals court in Madagascar on Wednesday upheld a six-year prison term for three people trafficking in critically endangered radiated tortoises.

Two men and a woman were also fined more than $26,000 when they were convicted last month.

The suspects …

Six dead after election riots in Indonesia’s capital

At least six people were killed as Indonesia’s capital erupted in violence on Wednesday when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo.

Dozens were arrested and parts of Jakarta were littered with debris and burned-out …

Six dead after election riots in Indonesia’s capital

At least six people were killed as Indonesia’s capital erupted in violence on Wednesday when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo.

Dozens were arrested and parts of Jakarta were littered with debris and burned-out …

US Disappointed Ex-Mozambique Finance Chief Won’t Face US Trial

The United States says it is greatly disappointed with South Africa’s decision to send a former Mozambican finance minister home instead of to the U.S. to stand trial on fraud charges.

Manuel Chang is accused of a money laundering scheme …