Day: May 4, 2020

Senate adopts Go-sponsored resolution pushing for ‘Balik Probinsya’ program

Sen. Christopher Go (Photo from his Facebook account) MANILA, Philippines — The Senate adopted on Monday, May 4, a resolution, mainly sponsored by Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, urging the executive department to formulate and implement a “Balik Probinsya” program that aims to decongest Metro Manila, promote more robust regional development, and encourage equitable distribution […]

CanAm Announces that its Second EB-5 Loan to Rhoads Industries at the Philadelphia Navy Yard Repays in Full and Early

A $12 million EB-5 investment that was used by Rhoads Industries to help fund the expansion of its industrial manufacturing facilities at the Philadelphia Navy Yard was repaid in full and early. PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is very proud to announce that its $12 million EB-5 investment in Rhoads Industries […]

Tessa Therapeutics Announces New Executive Leadership

SINGAPORE, May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Tessa Therapeutics (Tessa), a clinical-stage cell therapy company developing next-generation cancer treatments, today announced that Jeffrey H. Buchalter will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer, and Göran A. Ando will become Chairman of the Board, with immediate effect. Current Chairman of the Board Teo Ming Kian has stepped down […]

Duterte to ask DOJ if it’s legal to stop migration of health workers amid pandemic

[embedded content] MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday that he would consult the Department of Justice (DOJ) on the legality of preventing health workers from migrating other countries during the COVID-19 pandemic. ADVERTISEMENT “We’ll have to meet again and consult… [DOJ] Secretary [Menardo] Guevarra whether or not it would be legal for […]

Mapping the Surfaces of Our Solar System

A portion of the new “unified” geological map of the moon. (NASA/GSFC/USGS.) It was not all that long ago that a “map” of our  moon, of Mars, of a large asteroid such as Vesta, of Titan, or of any hard-surfaced object in our solar system would have some very general outlines, some very large features […]

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