Month: January 2020

Nasdaq Names Roland Chai Global Chief Risk Officer

Chai, most recently Head of Post-Trade at Hong Kong Exchange, will oversee Nasdaq’s global risk program

NEW YORK and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) today announced that Roland Chai, most recently Head of Post-Trade …

Taconic Biosciences Launches New Immuno-oncology Mouse Model

Expands and Broadens Taconic Biosciences’ Immuno-oncology Portfolio Application

RENSSELAER, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing drug discovery animal model solutions, expands its premier immuno-oncology portfolio with the launch of the new B2m-NOG

Trump Curbs Immigration for 6 Nations

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration announced Friday that it was curbing legal immigration from six additional countries that officials said did not meet security standards, as part of an election-year push to further restrict immigration.

Officials said immigrants from Kyrgyzstan, …

Posted in General January 31, 2020

Optiwave Introduces OptiSPICE plugin for Tanner

Optiwave’s OptiSPICE Plugin enables optoelectronic circuit simulation in Tanner EDA tools from Mentor, a Siemens business

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Optiwave Systems Inc., the leading provider of optical component and system design tools, today announced the immediate …

Mother and Daughter Killed in Kyaukme Fighting

A 42-year-old woman and her 12-year-old daughter were killed on Tuesday in northern Shan State’s Kyaukme Township during a clash between the Burma Army and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA).

Locals in Kyaukme said that the fighting occurred near …

Posted in Legal January 30, 2020

Poor Street Lighting Contributes to Crime in Muse, Locals Say

With dozens of streetlights burned out in the Shan State-China border town of Muse, robberies and theft has been on the rise, locals told SHAN.

Sai Leng, who lives in Muse, said that only two�of around 40�streetlights are currently functioning …

Posted in Legal January 30, 2020

TNLA Soldier Shoots, Kills Ex-Girlfriend in Northern Shan State

A soldier belonging to the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) in northern Shan State’s Kutkai Township shot and killed a schoolteacherwho was reportedly his ex-girlfriendat her home on January 24.

The shooting of Lway Mya Mwe Aung occurred in Huay …

Posted in General January 30, 2020