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Chile in shock as 10 women perish in nursing home blaze

Aug 15, 2018

Chile in shock as 10 women perish in nursing home blaze

Ten women burned to death in a blaze at a Chilean nursing home Tuesday, shocking the country and prompting a call by President Sebastian Pinera to shake consciences over treatment of the elderly. The tragedy revived debate in the South American country over the precarious ...

Aug 2, 2018

Part-time work eyed for Japan civil servants near retirement

The National Personnel Authority is considering allowing retired public servants of the central government age 60 or older to be rehired on a part-time basis once the retirement age is raised, informed sources said Wednesday. Those eligible for the rehiring system will be workers who ...