Daily Archives: September 1, 2020

Sinch AB (publ): Sinch completes first part of acquisition of ACL Mobile

Stockholm, Sweden – Sinch AB (publ) – XSTO: SINCH Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, today announces that the first part of the acquisition of ACL Mobile Limited has been completed. On June 15, 2020, Sinch announced that the company had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ACL Mobile […]

ImmunoBrain Checkpoint awarded Alzheimer’s Association grant to support Phase I trial investigating novel immunotherapeutic approach to treat Alzheimer’s disease

ImmunoBrain Checkpoint awarded Alzheimer’s Association grant to support Phase I trial investigating novel immunotherapeutic approach to treat Alzheimer’s disease NEW YORK, Tuesday September 1, 2020 – ImmunoBrain Checkpoint Inc. (“IBC”) announced today that it has been awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the Alzheimer’s Association under the 2020 Part the Cloud-Bill Gates Partnership Grant Program to […]

Bangkok’s Tuesday morning traffic nightmare

It was a nightmare for both motorists and public transport commuters in Bangkok on Tuesday morning after the city, infamous for its normal congestion, had been battered by heavy showers, with persistent light rain between the heavier downpours since 2am. Many low-lying roads are flooded, but on both flooded and dry roads cars and buses

Narathiwat deputy police chief narrowly escapes death in insurgent ambush

The Deputy Chief of Thailand’s southern border province of Narathiwat and four of his subordinates narrowly escaped death and serious injury when their armour-plated pickup truck was ambushed by a group of insurgents as it was travelling between Yee Ngor and Ruesoh districts on Monday. Informed security sources said that about 10 insurgents, including some

Official probe reveals conspiracy to help Red Bull heir evade justice

There was a conspiracy, involving police officers, prosecutors, lawyers, politicians and private individuals, to distort the course of Red Bull heir’s fatal hit and run case. They used legal loopholes, from the start, with the intention of helping the suspect evade prosecution, said former Election Commissioner Mr. Vicha Mahakhun on Tuesday, as he summed up

No more enforced social distancing on Thailand’s public rail networks

Thailand’s Department of Rail Transport has decided to ease social distancing measures, when travelling on all public rail transport systems, by allowing the occupancy of all seats, but passengers must wear face masks and refrain from talking to each other during the journey. The easing applies to train services operated by the State Railway of

Tightening Border Control to Prevent Illegal Entry and the Spread of COVID-19

Prime Minister and Defense Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said that the Government had stepped up control measures along the border to prevent illegal entry into Thailand and the spread of COVID-19. Speaking after the Cabinet meeting on 1 September 2020, the Prime Minister disclosed that several schools along the Thai-Myanmar border, such as those in

Migrants From Neighboring Countries Sneak Into Laos, Sparking COVID Fears

Migrants from China, Myanmar, and Vietnam are increasingly entering Laos by boat and through lightly-guarded border crossings, avoiding more heavily inspected international checkpoints and sparking fears among residents near the border of the spread of COVID-19 infection, Lao sources say. These smaller crossings are harder to patrol, and many people slip through in the hope

Another Lao Arrested For Criticism of Government on Social Media

A Lao man who had complained about corruption in the communist-run country on social media was arrested at his home in southern Laos last week and is being questioned in jail about links to “an anti-government group of overseas Laotians,” police sources told RFA Tuesday. The arrest on Aug. 26 of Sangkhane “Thitsy” Phachanthavong was