September 20, 2021

Day: September 1, 2021

PRESS RELEASES

SIMBA Chain Raises $25 Million in Series A Funding

South Bend, IN, Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (via Blockchain Wire) SIMBA Chain, the technology company that has eliminated the complexities of blockchain app development and reduced energy usage thus opening the door to a world of users, has closed a  $25 million Series A funding round led by Valley Capital Partners. The round received additional participation […]

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PRESS RELEASES

Junshi Biosciences and Coherus Announce Completion of Rolling BLA Submission to U.S. FDA for Toripalimab for the Treatment of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

SHANGHAI, China and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shanghai Junshi Biosciences Co., Ltd. (“Junshi Biosciences”, HKEX: 1877; SSE: 688180) and Coherus Biosciences, Inc. (“Coherus”, Nasdaq: CHRS) announced today the completion of the rolling submission of the Biologics License Application (“BLA”) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) for toripalimab in […]

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Health Protection

U.S. provides additional $4 million for urgent COVID-19 assistance in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Today, the United States—through the United States Agency for International Development—announced an additional $4 million in urgent COVID-19 assistance for Cambodia. This assistance will provide timely support, particularly in light of the United States’ recent donation of 1,060,100 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine through COVAX, to increase Cambodia’s readiness […]

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Legal Matters

Former Cambodia Opposition Head Wants Trial Limbo to End: Lawyer

Four years after his arrest on unsubstantiated treason charges, former Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha wants to resume the long-suspended trial that has sidelined him from politics, his lawyer said Wednesday, the eve of the anniversary of his 2017 arrest. Kem Sokha, 68, is in political limbo awaiting the resumption of a trial that has […]

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Miscellaneous

Tasked Working Group Meets to Promote Markets for Cambodian Products

The Ministry of Commerce has coordinated the first meeting with the newly created working group to promote markets for Cambodian products. H.E. Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce chaired the meeting recently with an optimism of broader markets for Cambodian products both within the country and for exports. The minister encouraged the working group to follow […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia, Australia Discuss Green Cooperation

Cambodia and Australia have convened a meeting to discuss about climate change issues. The meeting took place recently through a videoconference with the participation of H.E. Say Samal, Minister of Environment, Mr. James Larsen, Climate Coordinator and H.E. Pablo Kang, Australian Ambassador to Cambodia. The meeting focused mainly on the perspectives of Cambodia and Australia […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia, Japan Meet to Boost Investment in Cambodia

Cambodia and Japan have convened the 22nd meeting of a joint committee to further boost investment in Cambodia. The meeting took place early this week via videoconference under the chairmanship of H.E. Sok Chenda Sophea, Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary General of the Council for the Development of Cambodia, and H.E. MIKAMI […]

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Study

Agreement to Launch Digital School System “Wiki School” Signed

The National Institute of Education (NIE) and POSCAR Digital Co., Ltd. have entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch a digital school system, so-called Wiki School. The MoU signing ceremony took place yesterday virtually via Zoom under the presidency of H.E. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports. The initiative aims at […]

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Miscellaneous

Business Registration System on Information Technology Platform (OBR) Phase 2 Launched

The Royal Government of Cambodia this morning launched the Business Registration System on Information Technology Platform (OBR) Phase 2 to enhance the quality of user experience and to expand the scope of easing the business registration process through time and fees reduction, and shifting to online, packaged registration procedure with the concerned ministries and institutions. […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: Tally Increases to 93,510 with 455 New Infections

Cambodia this morning reported 455 new cases of COVID-19; bringing the national counts to 93,510, announced the Ministry of Health in a press release. Of the new confirmed cases, 80 were imported while the rest were linked to the Feb. 20 community outbreak, it said. Meanwhile, 328 new recoveries, but 13 new deaths were registered; […]

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