Monthly Archives: March 2016

Morphotek and AREVA Med to collaborate on Lead-212 Targeted Alpha Therapies

EXTON, Pa. and COURBEVOIE, France, March 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Morphotek®, Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., and AREVA Med, the AREVA Group medical subsidiary developing innovative therapies to fight cancer, announced today that they have entered into a

RedHill Biopharma Announces Interim Results from Phase IIa Proof-of-Concept Study Supporting Therapeutic Potential of RHB-104 in Multiple Sclerosis

The ongoing CEASE-MS Phase IIa proof-of-concept (PoC), single-arm, open-label study was designed with a series of exploratory endpoints to evaluate the safety and potential efficacy of fixed oral dose RHB-104 as add-on therapy to interferon beta-1a in 18 patients treated

Nasdaq Announces 28% Increase in Quarterly Dividend to $0.32 Per Share

NEW YORK, March 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Nasdaq, Inc (Nasdaq:NDAQ) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share on the company’s outstanding common stock, a 28% increase from the prior $0.25 per

Philippines casino operator Wong returns $4.63 million of Bangladesh reserves stolen from US

The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) in Philippines was given the money for safekeeping on Thursday, two days after Wong appeared before a senate committee looking into the heist, says the Philippine Daily Inquirer. The newspaper quoted his lawyer ...

Turkey jails 2 Iranians over espionage

The court of Van province in Turkey sentenced two Iranian citizens, accused of espionage, to six years and eight months in prison, the Anadolu Agency reported March 31.The Iranian nationals Abdussalam Tatari and Mohammad Mohammadian were detained in th...

US Will Not ‘Paper Over’ Differences With China in Leaders’ Meeting

The Obama administration will not "paper over" differences with China on maritime and cyber security issues, but will promote "shared interests" in preventing destabilization on the Korean Peninsula and in promoting denuclearization, according to senio...

Court Dismisses Malaysia Airlines’ Bid to Strike Out MH370 Suit

A Malaysian court on Wednesday dismissed a bid by national flag carrier Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) to throw out a suit filed by relatives of three passengers who went missing on flight MH370, opening the way for other relatives to

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 taking power in 2014. But the tougher sta...

National Bank of Kyrgyzstan reduces discount rate by 2%

The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan has reduced the discount rate from 10 percent to eight percent since March 29, the bank said March 29."This decision will support the measures of stimulating the real sector of the economy to achieve the

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, and a right of first refusal for additional territories Grupo