Daily Archives: September 3, 2020

CreditSights makes Strategic Investment in Alphastream

New York, New York, Sept. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CreditSights, a leading provider of independent fixed income research today announced that it has taken a minority stake in Alphastream, a fintech company based in Singapore. As part of the investment, Bala Subramanian, Chief Product and Technology Officer of CreditSights, will join Alphastream’s board. Alphastream develops […]

Two of Thailand’s protest leaders remanded in custody

The Criminal Court withdrew the bail granted to human rights lawyer Anon Nampa today (Thursday), for violating bail conditions by addressing protest rallies in a manner which may cause public unrest. The Court did not revoke Anon’s right to request bail again if he wishes. The Court did not, however, withdraw the bail granted to

Gen Apirat: Army chief with strong political views

Army chief General Apirat Kongsompong has stirred up politics and ruffled more than a few feathers during his two years as Thailand’s most powerful military figure. He has launched repeated public attacks on certain “unnamed” politicians and political parties, whom he accuses of attempting to divide and destabilise the country, thereby threatening national security. Apirat,

53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai will attend the 53rd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting and Related Meetings via videoconference from 9 to 12 September 2020. According to a report from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 27 Foreign Ministers from ASEAN Member States and external partners, including ARF members, are expected to participate. Thailand will

Developing Thailand as an Industrial Base for Medical Supplies

A growing number of Thai and international companies are investing in the medical industry in Thailand to help address the COVID-19 situation and build on the country’s potential for development as a medical hub, according to the Board of Investment (BOI). BOI Secretary General Duangjai Asawachintachit said that BOI aims to promote Thailand as an

Thailand Marks 100 Days Free From Local COVID-19 Infection

BANGKOK, Thailand’s Centre for the COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said, on Wednesday that, the country has made the 100-day mark free from local transmission of COVID-19, however the economy has been hit hard by the pandemic, as Thailand relies heavily on tourism and exports. Thailand hasn’t recorded any community transmission since May 26, said the

Global food prices rise in August

International quotations for sugar, vegetable oils and coarse grains increased from July, while worldwide cereal harvests remain on course to hit annual record 3 September 2020, Rome – Global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in August, influenced by generally firmer demand and a weaker U.S. dollar, according to a report released today by

Novavax Announces Publication of Phase 1 Data for COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate in The New England Journal of Medicine

NVX-CoV2373 was generally well-tolerated and elicited robust antibody responses numerically superior to that seen in human convalescent sera GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced the publication in The New England Journal of Medicine of Phase […]

International CCS Knowledge Centre: 92.4% Capture Rate at Petra Nova – that’s a CCS Success

PETRA NOVA PLANT The following commentary by Corwyn Bruce, P.Eng. is a statement on behalf of the International CCS Knowledge Centre. Define success. If it’s consistently capturing 90 percent of the CO2, I’d say, they made it. REGINA, Saskatchewan, Sept. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With the focus on the impact of oil prices on […]