June 21, 2021

Day: May 15, 2021

Health Protection

COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage in Cambodia Reaches over 20%

Up to May 14, 2021, a total of 2,040,255 people across Cambodia have already been inoculated against the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the National Ad-hoc Commission for COVID-19 Vaccination. The figure represents 20.40 percent of the planned 10 million people to be vaccinated, the same source pointed out. Of them, it added, 1,140,660 have been […]

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Miscellaneous

Rights Groups See ‘Existential Threat’ in Draft Thai NGO Law

BANGKOK – Rights advocates are warning that a new law Thailand’s government is drafting to regulate nonprofit organizations poses an “existential threat” to the work of human rights groups in the country, and could force some to shut down or leave. The proposal would require all not-for-profit groups to register with the government, declare the […]

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Miscellaneous

UN Agencies Call for Lowered Speed Limits on Roads

GENEVA – Every year, more than 1.3 million people die in road traffic crashes and 50 million are injured. One person dies every 24 seconds because of a crash. U.N. agencies are now urging policymakers to lower speed limits in a bid to cut traffic deaths and injuries. A campaign to get people to “slow […]

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Miscellaneous

Myanmar Army Battles Anti-Coup Rebels in Northwest Town

Myanmar’s army battled local militia fighters Saturday in the northwestern town of Mindat, residents said, to try to quell a rebellion that has sprung up to oppose the junta which seized power in the Southeast Asian country in February. The fighting in Mindat, Chin state, underlines the growing chaos in Myanmar as the junta struggles […]

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Study

Heart Study: Low- and Regular-Dose Aspirin Prove Safe, Effective

An unusual study that had thousands of heart disease patients enroll themselves and track their health online as they took low- or regular-strength aspirin concluded that both doses seem equally safe and effective for preventing additional heart problems and strokes. But there’s a big caveat: People had such a strong preference for the lower dose […]

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PRESS RELEASES

Eostre Berhad, Toga Limited’s Majority-Owned Malaysian Subsidiary, Enters Into an Exclusive Distribution Agreement With Biosurges Co., Ltd.

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, May 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eostre Berhad, Toga Limited’s (OTC: TOGL) majority-owned subsidiary, entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Taiwan’s Biosurges Co., Ltd. on March 15, 2021. This Agreement appoints Eostre as the exclusive distributor of its Dammarane dietary supplements in Malaysia and Singapore. Eostre will now be tasked with developing […]

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