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) today announced that Roland Chai, most recently Head of Post-Trade at Hong

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 premier immuno-oncology portfolio with the launch of the new B2m-NOG

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 patient empowerment platform that connects patients with industry to support

Coronavirus: Singapore not accepting visitors with recent travel history to China, effective tomorrow

SINGAPORE, All new visitors with travel history to mainland China within the last 14 days will not be allowed entry into or to transit through Singapore, the republic's Health Ministry (MOH) announced today.This takes effect from tomorrow.In a statemen...

High time for tougher drunk driving penalties – MMA

KUALA LUMPUR, The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has expressed its full support on the proposed heavier penalties for those caught driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and reckless driving.In a statement issued today, MMA said many inno...

Coronavirus: “Don’t worry, we are okay”, say Malaysian students in Wuhan

KUALA LUMPUR, "Families and friends in Malaysia, don't worry. We are okay and safe here," said Yeong Kai Yi, 26, a Malaysian student at the Central China Normal University in Wuhan, China, when contacted by Bernama today.The final year student

Not true that Penang has three coronavirus cases, says health dept

GEORGE TOWN, The Penang Health Department today denied that three Malaysians were being treated for the 2019 novel coronavirus at Hospital Pulau Pinang, as alleged in a message circulating on social media platform WhatsApp today.In a statement, the dep...

Lower toll rate from midnight tonight

KUALA LUMPUR, Millions of motorists using all PLUS Malaysia Berhad-operated highways will enjoy toll rate reduction of 18 per cent from midnight tonight.The Pakatan Harapan government's decision to reduce the toll rate by 18 per cent will see, for exam...

Storekeeper claims trial to supporting LTTE

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 (Bernama) -- A storekeeper pleaded not guilty in the High Court here today to a charge with giving support to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) terrorist group via a Facebook account, in January last

UK ready to do more with Malaysia post-Brexit – Envoy

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 (Bernama) -- British High Commissioner to Malaysia Charles Hay said that as the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union (EU) , the country is presented with the opportunity to reach out and forge even