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 at Hong Kong Exchange, will join the executive leadership team as Chief Risk Officer (CRO). Chai will […]

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 mouse model. Immuno-oncology leverages the body’s immune system to fight cancer, increasing the ability to […]

Lyfebulb and Helsinn Announce the Winners of the Third Annual Lyfebulb-Helsinn Cancer Innovation Summit & Award

Lyfebulb and Helsinn Announce the Winners of the Third Annual Lyfebulb-Helsinn Cancer Innovation Summit & Award  MONACO, PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO, AND NEW YORK, NY, USA, January 31, 2020: Lyfebulb, a patient empowerment platform that connects patients with industry to support user-driven innovation toward solutions in chronic disease, and Helsinn, a Swiss pharmaceutical group focused on […]

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 s…

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 availability of its OptiSPICE plugin for Tanner. As a result of a collaboration between Optiwave […]

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 ne…

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 on the m…

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