July 25, 2021

Day: June 14, 2021

PRESS RELEASES

First Advantage Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering

ATLANTA, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — First Advantage Corporation, a leading global provider of technology solutions for screening, verifications, safety and compliance related to human capital, today announced the launch of the initial public offering of 21,250,000 shares of its common stock, of which 17,750,000 shares of common stock will be sold by First […]

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PRESS RELEASES

A2 Global Risk publishes new report assessing the investment risks associated with port infrastructure expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa

LONDON, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — London and Hong Kong-based risk management consultancy A2 Global Risk published a new report assessing the investment risks associated with port infrastructure expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa, against the backdrop of global geopolitical competition. The COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions on travel and operations caused unprecedented disruption to international […]

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Miscellaneous

Novavax Reports Vaccine 90% Effective; Supply Questions Remain

Another highly effective vaccine is poised to join the fight against COVID-19. But its impact may be blunted by supply issues. The manufacturer expected to produce the bulk of the doses is in India, where the government has banned vaccine exports. Biotech company Novavax announced Monday that its vaccine was 100% effective in preventing severe […]

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Health Protection

WHO Chief: New COVID-19 Cases Decline for 7 Weeks

The World Health Organization said Monday that while the number of new COVID-19 cases has fallen steadily for seven straight weeks, the virus continues to spread and kill people in Africa, a region with little or no access to vaccines and treatments. Speaking from the agency’s headquarters in Geneva, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said […]

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Key Issues

Ousted Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Goes on Trial in Naypyidaw

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint, former national leaders deposed in a February 1 military coup, went on trial in the Myanmar capital Naypyidaw on Monday, with rights groups calling the charges against the pair “bogus” and politically motivated, sources said. Meeting in a session closed to the public, the […]

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Miscellaneous

Uyghur Billionaire Jailed For 20 Years Over Charitable Donations

A Uyghur entrepreneur in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) was jailed for 20 years for “supporting terrorists” for donations he gave to the wives and children of Uyghur prisoners, sources in the region told RFA. Iminjan Rahmitulla founder of a shopping mall and one of the founders of the famous Grand Bazaar in Kashgar […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: Over 1,000 New Recoveries, but 542 New Cases

Ministry of Health this morning announced the recovery of 1,109 more patients from COVID-19; bringing the total cured cases in Cambodia to 32,967. Meanwhile, the ministry added in its press release, 542 new cases were detected, of which 37 are imported and the rest are community cases linked to the Feb. 20 incident. The total […]

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Miscellaneous

WHO Urges More Effective Interventions and Calls for Greater Community Participation to Suppress COVID-19 Transmission in Cambodia

Dr. Li Ailan, Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) to Cambodia, has urged more effective interventions and called for greater community participation to suppress COVID-19 transmission in Cambodia. The following is WHO’s full statement released yesterday: Cambodia is at a pivotal moment in our fight against COVID-19. Our collective actions and wider community participation […]

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