Boston Publish Health Committee is watching closely on New York City, which has approved regulations on September 13 and become the first city in U.S. restricting portion sizes at restaurants to fight obesity and diabetes. Continue reading
The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) Boston chapter hosted its first annual Leadership Forum on September 10. The professional development event, held at the Hilton Back Bay Hotel, featured a panel discussion and career fair, and brought together young professionals from various industries. Continue reading
A Whole Foods Market flagship store will come to Harrison Avenue, construction is scheduled to begin in early 2013, according to project developer National Development.
The site known as “Ink Block” was the home of the Boston Herald until February this year. National Development recently received Boston Redevelopment Authority approval for the Ink Block. Continue reading
The drum beat of lion dance attracted thousands at the annual August Moon Festival on August 12, in Harrison, Hudson, Tyler and Beach Streets of Chinatown, Boston. Continue reading
Governor Deval Patrick signed H. 4304, “An Act Establishing a Temporary Workers Right to Know” on August 6. The legislation strengthens the Commonwealth’s ability to regulate staffing and temporary agencies to protect vulnerable workers and level the playing field for businesses. Continue reading
July 28th is annual World Hepatitis Day, and this year, the World Hepatitis Alliance called on its international partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and Team HBV, to take part in a global, synchronized action within a 24-hour period. The event asked participants to perform one of three symbolic gestures: ‘See No Evil’ covering their eyes, ‘Hear No Evil’ covering their ears, or ‘Speak No Evil’ covering their mouths, to highlight that hepatitis B and C need greater attention and action around the world. Continue reading