Monthly Archives: August 2020

Novavax and Canada Reach Agreement in Principle to Acquire Novavax’ COVID-19 Vaccine

•  Canadian government to purchase up to 76 million doses of NVX-CoV2373 GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced it has reached

AIR Worldwide Estimates Insured Losses for Hurricane Laura Will be Between USD 4 Billion and USD 8 Billion

Boston, Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates that industry insured losses to onshore property resulting from Hurricane Laura’s winds and storm surge will range from USD 4 billion to USD 8 billion. AIR

Facebook joins with Mekong River Commission to raise awareness about flood and drought in the Mekong [EN/KM/LO/TH/VI]

Vientiane, Lao PDR/Hanoi, Viet Nam, 31 August 2020 – Facebook and the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat today launched a collaboration initiative to provide early flood alert and drought monitoring information to riparian communities and governments in the Lower Mekong

COVID-19: One New Recovered Case and One New Confirmed Case Recorded in Cambodia

Cambodia reported another cured case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of recovered patients in Cambodia to 266 or 97.08 percent of the total confirmed cases. The figures were shared by the Ministry of Health in a

PM Calls for Attention to Health as Kan Ben Festival is Approaching

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has called on his compatriots to take good care of their health as the Kan Ben, a religious festival, is nearing. “Only three days left for the Kan Ben Festival

Rural Development Minister Receives Australian Ambassador

Cambodian Minister of Rural Development H.E. Ouk Rabun held talks with Australian Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Pablo Chiho Kang, here at the ministry recently. On the occasion, H.E. Ambassador briefed H.E. Ouk Rabun on Australia’s comprehensive support to Cambodia’s COVID-19

Cambodia, Drought in the Northwest Region (06:00 Aug 25 2020)

Description Floods and drought are now the major problems hitting farmers and affecting the Kingdom’s food security and exports after drought left much land in the Northwest dry and cracked. Song Saran, president of the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF), told

Philips EV300 ventilator supply contract with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to end after delivery of 12,300 bundled ventilator configurations

August 31, 2020 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has received notice from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of the partial termination of the April 2020

Junshi Biosciences Announces Financial Results for Six Months Ended June 30, 2020 and Provides Corporate Updates

— Supplemental NDAs for Toripalimab filed — Expanding into infectious disease and collaborating with IMCAS and Lilly for COVID-19 neutralizing antibodies — Dual Listing on the STAR Market SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Junshi Biosciences (HKEX: 1877;

China’s ‘Coercive Diplomacy’ Backfires as Czech Senate Delegation Visits Taiwan

In defiance of China, a delegation, led by Czech Senate President Miloš Vystrčil, Sunday arrived in Taiwan on a six-day visit — the highest-level exchange between the two countries to cement economic and cultural ties. Observers, whom VOA spoke to,