Day: June 4, 2020

Baguio City COVID-19 watch: 36th case reported

GRATEFUL MOTORIST – Messages of support and appreciation for frontliners battling the coronavirus disease2019 (COVID-19) pandemic are posted on a vehicle in Baguio City.. VINCENT CABREZA INQ   BAGUIO CITY — The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients in the city has risen to36 as of June 4, 2020, the  public information office said. The […]

Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw from India named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2020

LONDON, June 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson of India-based Biocon Limited, was this evening named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2020 at a ground-breaking, virtual award ceremony. Kiran was picked from among 46 award winners from 41 countries and territories vying for the world title. In the award’s 20-year history, Kiran […]

Study on safety of malaria drugs for coronavirus retracted

AP  Several authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report, saying independent reviewers were not able to verify information that’s been widely questioned by other scientists. Thursday’s retraction in the journal Lancet involved a May 22 report on hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, drugs long used for preventing or treating […]

Heat-trapping carbon dioxide in air hits new record high

KENSINGTON, Maryland  — The world hit another new record high for heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, despite reduced emissions because of the coronavirus pandemic, scientists announced Thursday. FILE – This Jan. 16, 2020 file photo shows a Uniper energy company coal-fired power plant and a BP refinery beside a wind generator in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. […]

Acorn International Files 2019 Annual Report on Form 20-F

SHANGHAI, June 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) (“Acorn” or the “Company”) today announced that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 3, 2020.  The annual report can be accessed on the Company’s investor relations website at […]

SC: More court hearings via videoconference

The Supreme Court has expanded the use of videoconferencing in hearing all cases, regardless of stage of trial, while the country remains in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic. Aside from the 1,350 trial courts authorized last month to conduct hearings online, trial courts in 80 more cities and municipalities may now hold hearings via […]

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