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Walgreens spending $1.4 billion to buy Shields Health Solutions
... pharmacies and the physician offices work together to keep patients healthy. Walgreens said on Tuesday that former Rite Aid Corp. CEO John Standley will leave the company in November to pursue other opportunities. He will be replaced by Shields CEO Lee Cooper and Walgreens executive Tracey Brown . They will run the pharmacy and retail side of the business. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. , based in Deerfield, Illinois, fell 1% Tuesday due to a broader market sell-off.
Updated: 09/20/2022
Baringo County Deputy Governor Charles Kipng’ok dies on flight
... the Council of Governors inspection. Kipng'ok died on Wednesday evening aboard a Kenya Airways aircraft minutes before he took off for Mombasa, where he was expected to join other county bosses for the Council of Governors induction. The media at Lee Funeral Home in Nairobi, Baringo County Governor Benjamin Cheboi confirmed his deputy's demise, saying they could not immediately confirm the cause of his death. Mr Cheboi acknowledged Dr Patrick Amoth , acting Director General for Health who was ...
Updated: 09/20/2022
Hong Kong to maintain social distancing measures from Oct 22
The Hong Kong government announced on Tuesday that it will maintain the current social distancing measures from Sep 22 to Oct 5.Palestian measures from Sept 22 to October 5.587. The Hong Kong government announced on Tuesday that it will maintain the current social distancing measures from Sep 22 to Oct 5. The epidemic has started to show a downward trend and has stabilized. The pressure on the public medical system has been a little bit lessened. It is important to control the epidemic now, because...
Updated: 09/20/2022
Wynn, Las Vegas Sands and Melco Resorts trade higher after Hong Kong relaxes quarantine rules
... with exposure to Macau, including Wynn Resorts Ltd WYNN and Las Vegas Sands Corp LVS , are trading higher Tuesday after reports that Hong Kong may reduce quarantine measures that have slowed travel in recent years. Hong Kong chief executive John Lee said Tuesday that the city aims to relax COVID 19 rules, including mandatory hotel quarantine, per Bloomberg . In a weekly briefing, Lee told reporters that infections in Hong Kong have fallen to about 6,000 per day. We know where we should be heading ...
Updated: 09/20/2022
New MRT stations likely to boost property prices
The completion of six more MRT stations on the Cross Island Line CRL will likely boost property prices in the areas, and older condominiums may have higher en bloc potential, according to property analysts. The completion of six more MRT stations on the Cross Island Line CRL will likely boost property prices in the areas, and older condominiums may have higher en bloc potential, according to property analysts. Transport Minister S Iswaran announced on Tuesday that six new stations - Turf City...
Updated: 09/20/2022
Hong Kong's largest party urges government to give more favorable policies in policy speech
... policies in its first policy address next month to attract foreign investment and businesses, so that the city can better seize opportunities under a changing international landscape. Over a hundred proposals were submitted to Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu by the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. It advised the new government to attract leading international and Chinese mainland enterprises, especially inno-tech firms and funds, with favorable land grants and ...
Updated: 09/20/2022
Federal judge blocks Alabama from executing man who says state has lost paperwork
... the judge last week that Alabama has completed many of the preparations necessary for conducting executions by nitrogen hypoxia but is not ready to implement it. Miller , a delivery driver, was convicted in 1999 of the workplace shootings that killed Lee Holdbrooks , Scott Yancy and Terry Jarvis in suburban Birmingham. Miller shot Holdbrooks and Yancy in one business and then drove to another location to shoot Jarvis, evidence showed. A defense psychiatrist said Miller was delusional and had severe ...
Updated: 09/20/2022
Hong Kong central bank to adopt three stages for digital dollar
... trial of the HKMA 's collaboration with various stakeholders, such as banks, payment services providers and technology companies, to gain actual experience in areas of network security, privacy protection and customer satisfaction, according to Howard Lee Tat-chi , HKMA Deputy Chief Executive. There is no precise timetable for the full launch of the e-HKD , which will depend on the progress of the first and second stages, as well as the pace of local and international market development. The HKMA ...
Updated: 09/20/2022
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