Month: July 2021

Florida Sets Daily Record of More Than 21,000 COVID-19 Cases

Florida reported a record 21,683 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, making the Southeastern U.S. state the national epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The state’s previous record was 19,334 cases reported on January 7, before vaccinations had become widely available, according to federal health data, The Associated Press […]

Virus Pass Protesters March in France, Clash With Police in Paris

PARIS – Thousands of people protested France’s special virus pass by marching through Paris and other French cities on Saturday. Most demonstrations were peaceful but some in Paris clashed with riot police, who fired tear gas. About 3,000 security forces deployed around the French capital for a third weekend of protests against the pass that […]

OMERS Infrastructure Agrees to Purchase 19.4% Stake in Azure Power

Transaction expands Canadian pension plan’s direct investment holdings in India, while increasing its global exposure to renewables sector SINGAPORE, July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OMERS Infrastructure today announced that it has signed a Stock Purchase Agreement to acquire from International Finance Corporation and IFC GIF Investment Company I an approximately 19.4% stake in Azure […]

WHO: Japan Doing its Best to Control COVID During Games

The WHO said Friday that Japan was doing its best to minimize the risk of Covid-19 spreading during the Tokyo Olympics but stressed there was no such thing as zero risk. The World Health Organization’s warning came as Japan extended a virus state of emergency in Tokyo and expanded the measure to four more regions […]


The following is an extract from the “CNH Industrial 2021 second quarter results” press release. The complete press release can be accessed by visiting the media section of the CNH Industrial corporate website: or consulting the accompanying PDF: CNH Industrial reports strong second quarter performance. Consolidated revenues of $8.9 billion (up 60% compared to […]


        Thursday 29 July 2021 TURNOVER INCREASES 26% IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2021 AKWEL (FR0000053027, AKW, PEA-eligible), the automotive and HGV equipment and systems manufacturer specialising in fluid management and mechanisms, has posted consolidated turnover of €487.6m in the first half of 2021, up by 26.0% compared to the first half of the previous […]

Junshi Biosciences Announces Acceptance by NMPA of Supplemental New Drug Application for Toripalimab Plus Chemotherapy as First-Line Treatment for Advanced or Metastatic Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

SHANGHAI, China, July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Junshi Biosciences (HKEX: 1877; SSE: 688180), a leading innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies, announced today that the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) of China has accepted its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for toripalimab in combination with platinum-containing chemotherapy […]