September 20, 2021

Day: September 4, 2021

PRESS RELEASES

The Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society Presents the 2021 Virtual Conference

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Oligo Meeting is purposefully designed to bring people together to share incredible advancements in the field of oligonucleotide therapeutics. While still unable to come together in person, OTS leadership believes in the power of sharing science and the dedicated organizing committee has planned a professional, outstanding, and exciting […]

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Miscellaneous

Highly Indebted Chinese Companies Pose Challenge for Beijing

In the latest sign that corporate debt levels in China pose a threat to the broader economy, Chinese regulators on Friday were forced to halt trading in bonds issued by Evergrande, the country’s second-largest property developer. Concerns that the company will be unable to continue making payments on its obligations prompted a huge sell-off by […]

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Protests Erupt in Bangkok After PM Survives Confidence Vote

Pro-democracy demonstrations erupted in Bangkok after Premier Prayuth Chan-ocha’s parliamentary allies helped him survive a no-confidence vote called after rising public anger at his government and its handling of the latest coronavirus outbreak.   Thousands marched through Bangkok’s commercial center Saturday shortly after lawmakers voted 264 to 208 to knock down the motion brought by […]

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With China More Assertive, Taiwan Mulls Bigger Defense Budget

Taiwan’s Cabinet is proposing to increase the military budget next year to develop and buy modern hardware as Chinese ships and aircraft continue to encroach on the island’s waters and airspace, keeping alive fears of a strike.   Taiwan legislators have begun evaluating the Cabinet’s request to spend $17.07 billion next year for equipment such […]

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Miscellaneous

US Climate Envoy Kerry Gets Cold Shoulder in China

Analysts are portraying this week’s visit to China by U.S. presidential envoy John Kerry as a diplomatic embarrassment, with Chinese leaders giving no ground on Kerry’s appeal for cooperation on climate change and offering him only video meetings with senior officials.   “The Taliban got a better reception” when a delegation from the Afghan insurgent […]

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Floating Dutch Cow Farm Aims to Curb Climate Impact

Among the cranes and containers of the port of Rotterdam is a surreal sight: a herd of cows peacefully feeding on board what calls itself the world’s first floating farm.   In the low-lying Netherlands where land is scarce and climate change is a daily threat, the three-story glass and steel platform aims to show […]

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Health Protection

2.5 Million More Doses of Sinovac Arrive in Cambodia

A special aircraft carrying 2.5 million doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine, of which 2 million purchased by Cambodia and the rest 500,000 donated by Sinovac company, landed at Phnom Penh International Airport this morning.   H.E. Dr. Yuok Sambath, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Health and her colleagues welcomed the vaccines’ arrival at […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: 138 Imported Cases among 422 New Infections

Cambodia registered 422 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) this morning, of which 138 were imported, pointed out a press release of the Ministry of Health.   The tally thus increased to 94,839, including 15,647 imported cases, the same source added.   Besides, it continued, there were 376 new recoveries, but 13 new deaths; […]

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