Monthly Archives: March 2016

Thai Refugee Policy Scrutinized as China Pursues Dissidents

Human rights and refugee civil society organizations say Thailand’s policies towards asylum seekers and refugees has hardened in recent years amid increasing arrests and deportations, even prior to the military…

RedHill Biopharma and IntelGenx Announce RIZAPORT™ Commercialization Term Sheet with Grupo JUSTE for Spain and Additional Potential Territories

RedHill and its co-development partner, IntelGenx Corp., have entered into a binding term sheet with Grupo JUSTE granting an exclusive license to commercialize their acute migraine drug RIZAPORT™ in Spain,…

2016 Women of Courage Award Winners

Sara Hossain, BangladeshHossain is a human rights lawyer in Bangladesh who advocates on behalf of women and girls. She has brought cases in the country’s highest courts to, among others,…

FM: Egypt is interested in developing overall cooperation with Azerbaijan

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has expressed his countrys interest in developing its relationship with Azerbaijan as he received a copy of credentials from Ambassador Tural Rzayev. “Egypt is interested…

Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 116 times throughout the day

The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 116 times throughout the day, Azerbaijans Defense…

Azerbaijani judo fighters to vie for medals at Samsun Grand Prix

Azerbaijani judo fighters will compete in the Grand Prix to be held in Samsun, Turkey on April 1-3. Azerbaijans hopes will be pinned on 12 judo fighters. The tournament will…

Census: 1 in 5 Children in Myanmar Go to Work Instead of School

One in five children aged 10 to 17 in Myanmar go to work instead of school, according to figures from a census report on employment published on Monday. The Occupation…

Thai Election Panel Expects 80 Percent Turnout for Referendum

Thailand’s election commission said on Monday it expected 80 percent of eligible voters to turn out for an August 7 referendum on a controversial constitution that critics have vowed to…

Poe: No exchange deal on Jinggoy’s case

A day after being endorsed by Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada as his presidential candidate, Sen. Grace Poe stated to reporters that no concession was made or offered in exchange…