Monthly Archives: January 2020

Nasdaq Names Roland Chai Global Chief Risk Officer

Chai, most recently Head of Post-Trade at Hong Kong Exchange, will oversee Nasdaq’s global risk program NEW YORK and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ)…

Taconic Biosciences Launches New Immuno-oncology Mouse Model

Expands and Broadens Taconic Biosciences’ Immuno-oncology Portfolio Application RENSSELAER, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing drug discovery animal model solutions, expands its…

Lyfebulb and Helsinn Announce the Winners of the Third Annual Lyfebulb-Helsinn Cancer Innovation Summit & Award

Lyfebulb and Helsinn Announce the Winners of the Third Annual Lyfebulb-Helsinn Cancer Innovation Summit & Award  MONACO, PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO, AND NEW YORK, NY, USA, January 31, 2020: Lyfebulb, a…

Hong Kong Protesters Face ‘Abusive’ Policing, Suppression of Promised Freedoms: Report

Hong Kong protesters are ‘bloodied but not broken’ in the wake of abusive policing tactics for which the authorities have yet to be held accountable, according to an annual report…

Arab Health Officials Scramble to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus

CAIRO, EGYPT – As the first cases of the deadly coronavirus are registered in the Arab world, health officials in many Arab countries are scrambling to prevent the disease from…

China Reports Nearly 10,000 Coronavirus Cases

China says it has nearly 10,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus. The virus has caused 213 deaths in China where it emerged late last year.The World Health Organization says…

Uyghurs in Saudi Arabia Flee to Turkey As Chinese Embassy Ends Passport Renewals

Ethnic Uyghurs of Chinese nationality in Saudi Arabia are increasingly seeking asylum in Turkey amid a policy by Beijing to stop renewing their passports, which rights groups say is part…

Optiwave Introduces OptiSPICE plugin for Tanner

Optiwave’s OptiSPICE Plugin enables optoelectronic circuit simulation in Tanner EDA tools from Mentor, a Siemens business OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Optiwave Systems Inc., the leading provider of…

Study: Migrant Workers in Thailand Face Tough Conditions, Sub-Standard Pay

NGOs called on Thailand’s government to help improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of workers from neighboring countries, as a migrant advocacy group on Thursday released a report into…