Daily Archives: March 20, 2020

Junshi Biosciences Announces Co-Development Agreement with IMCAS to Advance Neutralizing Antibodies as Potential Novel Treatment for COVID-19

SHANGHAI, China, March 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Junshi Biosciences (HKEK: 1877) announced that it has recently signed a collaboration agreement with the Institute of Microbiology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS) to jointly develop neutralizing antibodies, a potential

CNH Industrial announces two week suspension of its assembly operations in Europe in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

London, 20 March 2020 CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announced today that, in light of the supply chain constrains caused by the COVID-19 emergency in Europe, it is suspending the majority of its European assembly operations for

Taconic Biosciences Supports Coronavirus Research

Announces Preclinical COVID-19 Research Tools RENSSELAER, N.Y., March 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing drug discovery animal model solutions, announces support for global COVID-19 research efforts via a new Coronavirus Toolkit featuring relevant models

Malaysia Airports ramping up initiatives to curb spread of COVID-19

KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 -- Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd, which operates 39 airports nationwide including the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), is ramping up initiatives to help curb the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the effectiveness of the g...

COVID-19: Life insurance companies offer additional relief measures to policyholders

KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 -- The Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) and its member companies are taking proactive steps in providing additional relief measures for policyholders who are impacted by the economic slowdown due to COVID-19. The ass...

AKPK’s offices to close until March 31

KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 -- The Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency’s (AKPK) offices will be temporarily closed from March 18-31 in adherence with the Movement Control Order.The agency said that all queries, especially in relation to its credit...

Essential banking services remain uninterrupted during MCO – ABM

KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 -- Essential services at local banks including access to automated teller machines, processing and approval of new loans or financing applications would remain uninterrupted during the two-week nationwide Movement Control Order (...

COVID-19: LZS shortens operating hours at 13 branches, encourages online dealings

SHAH ALAM, March 17 -- Lembaga Zakat Selangor (LZS) has announced that it will shorten operating hours at its headquarters and branches in line with the government's Movement Control Order announcement from tomorrow until March 31.LZS chief executive o...

COVID-19: MOH, TNB issue call to action to corporate Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 -- The Health Ministry (MOH) and Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) have initiated an action coalition to encourage corporate companies in Malaysia to collaborate with the government and work together to fight the COVID-19 outbreak in the...

Moody’s cuts global shipping outlook to negative, estimates 30 per cent drop in EBITDA

MANCHESTER, March 20 -- Moody’s Investors Service has revised its outlook for the global shipping industry to negative from stable following the rapid and widening spread of the COVID-19 outbreak and the deteriorating global economic outlook.In a resea...