October 19, 2021

Day: October 9, 2021

PRESS RELEASES

The Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society Celebrates Another Remarkable Annual Meeting

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society’s 17th Annual Meeting was held virtually the second year in a row and was once again phenomenally successful. Over 1,000 attendees around the world engaged in lively discussions and learned about groundbreaking developments in a broad range of oligonucleotide-based disciplines. The Rare Diseases Session featured progress […]

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PRESS RELEASES

‘The Client is King’: Rothzerg Launches New Digital Transformation Agency

Internationally sought-after developer, Emre Rothzerg, shares his approach to centring business around people – not profits. MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Emre Rothzerg officially announces the launch of his people-oriented digital agency, offering clients a range of services to help them stand out in the crowded online space. “Whether your digital dream is […]

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Miscellaneous

Soaring Fuel, Food Prices Hitting the Vulnerable in Myanmar

An unprecedented plunge in the value of Myanmar’s currency, the kyat, has driven up the prices of key imported commodities, placing basic commodities ranging from auto fuel to cooking oil beyond the reach of many ordinary citizens. The dollar exchange rate showed particular volatility during the last week of September, when surging demand for the […]

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Miscellaneous

Taiwan President to Pledge Defense of Sovereignty, Democracy

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will pledge to defend the island’s sovereignty and democracy in a major speech Sunday, saying it faces challenges more complex and severe than ever, at a time when tensions with China have risen. Democratic Taiwan, claimed by China as its own territory, has come under increasing military and political pressure from […]

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Key Issues

China Restricts Abortions to Counter Shrinking Population

After three decades of abortions during the one-child era, the procedure advertised in China as “safe, quick and painless” at bus stops, in magazines and on flyers is now facing restrictions. In the newly issued Guidance on Women’s Development 2021-2030 by China’s State Council, the phrase calling for “reducing non-medically necessary abortions” caught the public’s […]

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Miscellaneous

China Presses US to Cancel Tariffs

China said on Saturday that it had pressed the United States to eliminate tariffs in talks between the countries’ top trade officials that Washington saw as a test of bilateral engagement between the world’s biggest economies. The virtual talks between U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and China’s Vice Premier Liu He followed Tai’s announcement on […]

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Miscellaneous

Draft Law on Public-Private Partnerships Endorsed by Cabinet Ministers

Cabinet meeting held here yesterday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen approved the draft law on public-private partnerships to promote the partnerships between the two parties. The draft law, composed of 14 chapters, 49 articles and 2 annexes, is aimed to enhance the management of public-private partnership […]

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Medical

COVID-19: 220 New Cases, but 537 New Recoveries

Cambodia this morning reported 220 new infections of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19); bringing the tally to 114,571. These are PCR test results, underlined the Ministry of Health in a press release, pointing out that most of the new cases are locally transmitted cases linked to the Feb. 20 Community Event while 17 were imported. Besides, […]

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