Day: May 25, 2020

Isolated rains, thunderstorms expected over parts of Luzon

[embedded content] MANILA, Philippines — Several areas in Luzon are expected to have isolated rains and thunderstorms on Tuesday as a frontal system affects extreme Northern Luzon and a southwesterly windflow affects the rest of Northern Luzon. ADVERTISEMENT The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said the Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, and the […]

Innovent Announces First Patient Dosed in A Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Anti-TIGIT Monoclonal Antibody in China

SUZHOU, China, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Innovent Biologics, Inc. (“Innovent”) (HKEX: 01801), a world-class biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and commercializes high quality medicines for the treatment of oncology, autoimmune, metabolic and other major diseases, today announced that the first patient has been successfully dosed in a Phase 1 clinical trial (CIBI939A101) of anti-T-cell […]

Datch Secures $3.2 Million for Their Industrial ‘Voice-Visual’ AI Platform

US/NZ technology company Datch has secured $3.2 million in seed funding for its leading-edge “Voice-Visual” AI assistant for industry LOS ANGELES, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Technology company Datch has secured $3.2 million in seed funding for its leading-edge “Voice-Visual” AI assistant for industry. Datch CEO and co-founder Mark Fosdike says Datch is thrilled to […]

California issues guidelines for church reopenings

LOS ANGELES  — Religious services in California will look much different under rules unveiled Monday that limit attendance to 100 people and recommend worshippers wear masks, limit singing and refrain from shaking hands or hugging. FILE – In this May 22, 2020, file photo, the Rev. Nicolas Sanchez Toledano poses among pews adorned with portraits […]

In Bolsonaro’s Brazil, everyone else is to blame for virus

RIO DE JANEIRO  — With Brazil emerging as one of the world’s most infected countries, President Jair Bolsonaro is deflecting all responsibility for the coronavirus crisis, casting blame on mayors, governors, an outgoing health minister and the media. Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, wearing a face mask amid the new coronavirus pandemic, stands amid supporters taking […]

Hockey Dad Announce Wollongong Drive-In Concert

Good news for Wollongong fans of Wollongong faves Hockey Dad – the beloved duo are set to play a drive-in concert in their hometown this July. The band will take to Wollongong’s Bulli Showground for their ‘Alive At The Drive-In’ concert on Friday, 31st July, complete with an old school horror movie theme. (Zombie make-up […]

AirPay FinTech enables Alice McCall to accept Alipay & WeChat Pay via its Shopify integration

Online Chinese payment sales surge 800% during COVID-19 shutdown “New normal” for retailer to go online and sell via Chinese social media MELBOURNE, Australia, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Through the partnership with AirPay FinTech, Australian womenswear designer brand Alice McCall enabled Alipay & WeChat Pay on its Shopify ecommerce website. The Chinese payment sales surge […]

IVI Standardizes on Veeva Vault QualityDocs to Improve Operational Efficiency

SEOUL, South Korea, May 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) today announced that the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), a not-for-profit International Organization established in 1997 as an initiative by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has implemented Veeva Vault QualityDocs to improve control and real time visibility of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for […]

Duterte: Send 24,000 OFWs home already

TENSE RETURN About 200 overseas workers wait for their free bus ride back home to their provinces after undergoing the mandatory 14-day quarantine in Parañaque. —MARIANNE BERMUDEZ MANILA, Philippines — Saying “enough is enough,” President Rodrigo Duterte has given labor officials one week to send home to provinces some 24,000 repatriated overseas Filipino workers stuck […]

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