RedHill Biopharma Prices Public Offering of its American Depositary Shares

TEL-AVIV, Israel and RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RedHill Biopharma Ltd. (NASDAQ:RDHL) (Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange:RDHL) (“RedHill” or the “Company”), a specialty biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on late clinical-stage development and commercialization of proprietary drugs for gastrointestinal and inflammatory diseases and cancer, today announced the pricing of its previously announced underwritten public offering […]

Neuralstem Strengthens Executive Leadership Team with Appointment of Dr. David Recker as Chief Medical Officer

GERMANTOWN, Md., Nov. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Neuralstem, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUR), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for nervous system diseases, today announced the appointment of David Recker, MD, FACR, FACP, as Chief Medical Officer. “Given his extensive experience in the biopharma industry, Dr. Recker brings to Neuralstem an expertise that will be critical to […]

Invivoscribe® เผยโฉมวิธีการทดสอบ LymphoTrack® TRB ที่ใช้กับซอฟต์แวร์ MiSeq® และ LymphoTrack® ในการตรวจวัดยีนผิดปกติที่มีปริมาณน้อย (MRD)

เมืองซานดิเอโก, Nov. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Invivoscribe® Technologies Inc. บริษัทระดับโลกที่มีประสบการณ์ด้านการให้บริการแนวทางทดสอบเซลล์ผิดปกติที่ขยายตัวและตัวบ่งชี้ทางชีวภาพสำหรับงานด้านเนื้องอกวิทยาและเวชศาสตร์ระดับโมเลกุลเฉพาะบุคคล® ที่ให้บริการมาแล้วเป็นเวลาหลายสิบปี ได้ประกาศการเผยโฉมวิธีการทดสอบ LymphoTrack® TRB  เวอร์ชั่นที่ใช้สำหรับการวิจัยเท่านั้น (Research Use Only: RUO) สำหรับแพลตฟอร์ม Illumina MiSeq® การรวมวิธีการทดสอบนี้เข้าไปด้วยทำให้ซอฟต์แวร์ชีวสาร สนเทศที่มีความจำเพาะ ช่วยให้นักวิจัยและบริษัทยาต่างๆ สามารถดำเนินการทดลองทางคลินิกได้ เพื่อระบุและติดตามเซลล์ผิดปกติที่ขยายตัวได้โดยการทดสอบการตรวจวัดยีนผิดปกติที่มีปริมาณน้อย (Minimal residual disease: MRD) ของตัวอย่างลำดับยีนได้ การทดสอบต่างๆ ที่ตรวจจับการจัดเรียงตัวใหม่ของ TRB ที่ผิดปกติเป็นประโยชน์ในการศึกษาวิจัยเกี่ยวกับมะเร็งเซลล์เม็ดเลือดขาวชนิดทีเซลล์ เนื่องจากโดยทั่วไปแล้ว มะเร็งเม็ดเลือดขาวและมะเร็งต่อมน้ำเหลืองนั้นใช้เซลล์จำเพาะหรือการจัดเรียงยีนตัวรับแอนติเจน “เซลล์ผิดปกติที่ขยายตัว” ร่วมกันหนึ่งตัวหรือมากกว่า วิธีการทดสอบ LymphoTrack® TRB บน MiSeq®  จะช่วยระบุการจัดเรียงตัวใหม่ของ TRB (VDJ) ที่ผิดปกติ ลำดับดีเอ็นเอในส่วนที่มี VDJ เกี่ยวข้อง ซึ่งทำให้ทราบการแจกแจงความถี่ของ V, D และ J รวมถึงทำให้สามารถใช้เทคโนโลยีดังกล่าวในภูมิภาคโดยใช้ซอฟต์แวร์ชีวสารสนเทศ LymphoTrack® […]

Flora Park Festival 2017 welcomes visitors with flower displays and other floral spectacles

For flower and plant lovers, the annual cool season is a wonderful time to be in Thailand. In the North and Northeast fields of flowers bloom in vibrant colour and local festivals of a ‘green nature’ dot the events calendar. Flora Park Festival 2017 in Wang Nam Khiao district of Nakhon Ratchasima province is one such festival, which opened on 1 November and is now in full swing.

Flora Park Festival 2017 runs until 28 February, 2018 and is open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is 150 Baht for adults, 50 Baht for children and seniors, and free for small kids.

On show at the festival are over 100,000 flowers of numerous plant and tree species, with five themed zones for visitors to explore and offering as follows:

Flora Park Festival 2017Zone 1: Auspicious plants such as Pink cassia and Cassia fistula and winter plants like geranium, salvia, gazania, zinnia, petunia and begonia; a rose zone and rose garden; an orchid section; a flowering plant section; and plants for sale.

Zone 2: Over 400 auspicious plants and green grass area covering 1,500 square metres, and located next to the Flora Park’s flower seeding nursery learning centre for sustainable agricultural development.

Zone 3: An observation tower for taking in views of the festival and surrounding area of Wang Nam Khiao.


Zone 4: A 90 metre long bamboo tunnel used for growing gourd plants, just like Snake Gourd which covers the tunnel on top and along the sides. Inside the tunnel New Guinea bean is being grown, while the rack is covered in Chinese rose.

Zone 5: A vertical garden-inspired display of colourful petunia, begonia and coleus, with beautiful rose fences adding to what is a delightful floral spectacle.

Flora Park Festival 2017During the Flora Park Festival 2017 there is also a farmer’s market selling organic vegetables and a local market to visit. And there are the highlight attractions of Nakhon Ratchasima province itself, which is known affectionately as the ‘Switzerland of Isan’ (the Northeast) due to its cooler climate, mountains like famous Khao Yai, numerous waterfalls, fruit orchards and seasonal foggy weather.

TAT and Turkish Airlines singed MOU on tourism cooperation

London, 8 November, 2017 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Turkish Airlines recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on tourism cooperation aimed at promoting Thailand through Turkish Airlines’ marketing activities and route network.

TAT and Turkish Airlines singed MOU on tourism cooperationThe MOU was signed on 7 November, 2017, at the World Travel Market (WTM), between Mr. Tuncay Eminoglu, Turkish Airlines Vice-President, Sales for Asia and Far East Regions, and Mrs. Srisuda Wanapinyosak, TAT Deputy Governor for International Marketing – Europe, Africa, Middle East and Americas.

The MOU signing ceremony was witnessed by H.E. Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sports, and Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, as well as representatives from Turkish Airlines and distinguished guests.

TAT and Turkish Airlines singed MOU on tourism cooperationValid for a period of one year, the MOU means that TAT and Turkish Airlines will collaborate and create joint promotional activities to specifically focus on sport tourism, wedding and honeymoon, and gastronomy to boost the number of travellers to Thailand via Turkish Airlines’ route network.

Turkish Airlines has been flying between Istanbul and Bangkok since 1989 and now operates 14 flights per week. On 17 July, this year, the airline launched a direct Istanbul-Phuket route with four flights per week.

Asia Pacific business leaders’ confidence hits three year high despite trade frictions

APEC business investments increasing – Vietnam popular destination for new funds 63% of APEC CEOs expect global footprint to expand in next three years Concern rising on potential restrictions on labour mobility and movement of goods 58% of CEOs  investing in automation DA NANG, Vietnam, Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Confidence in revenue growth […]

RedHill Biopharma Announces Proposed Public Offering of its American Depositary Shares

TEL-AVIV, Israel and RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RedHill Biopharma Ltd. (NASDAQ:RDHL) (Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange:RDHL) (“RedHill” or the “Company”), a specialty biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on late clinical-stage development and commercialization of proprietary drugs for gastrointestinal and inflammatory diseases and cancer, today announced that it intends to offer its American Depositary Shares […]

HRH Princess Ubolratana conferred 11th Thailand Green Excellence Awards

London, 8 November, 2017 – Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana conferred the 11th Thailand Green Excellence Awards on six unique Thai tourism products and attractions recognised for promoting the environment and contributing to social and cultural betterment.

The ceremony was held on 6 November at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2017.

The Awards were originally launched in 2007 as a cooperative venture between the TAT London Office and Wanderlust, a famous magazine for independent-minded and adventurous travellers in the UK, which focuses on sustainable tourism activities.

Held annually since 2007, the Thailand Green Excellence Awards UK recognise tourism business operators including hotels and travel agents within the UK and Thailand, whose products and services help conserve tourism resources and advance the cause of sustainable development.

HRH Princess Ubolratana conferred 11th Thailand Green Excellence Awards
Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana (seated) and the award winners (from left): Mr. Stefan Heintze, Layana Resort and Spa, Ko Lanta; Mr. Michael Vance, The Six Senses Hotel (Samui and Yao Noi); Ms. Potjana Sujinno, Elephant Hills Rainforest; Mr. Ant Stone, G Adventure; and Mr. Frank Mason, Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation

This year, the Awards were conferred in six categories: 1) Marine, 2) Animal Welfare, 3) Community-based Tourism, 4) Eco Lodge/Hotel, 5) Hotel, and 6) Green Steps.

Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, said “I would like to congratulate all the Award winners for their dedication, commitment and contribution to environmental, social and cultural sustainability. They will help lift the image and competitive advantage of Thailand and ensure that the tourism sector goes from strength to strength every year.”

Details of the 2017 Award winners were as follows:

1)Marine Award: Mai-Khao Marine Turtle Foundation
The MKMTF is dedicated to educating the Phuket and Thailand community about the plight of the sea turtles in Phuket. It undertakes beach and reef cleaning activities, educational workshops, recycling projects, mangrove tree planting, turtle rescue/release and support of other marine conservation organisations. The Foundation is funded by partners; such as, the JW Marriott Phuket Resort and Spa, Marriott Vacation Club International and Anantara Hotels and Resorts.

2)Animal Welfare Award: Elephant Hills
Elephant Hills are Thailand’s first luxury tented jungle camp, combining the camp idea of African national parks with the Thai tropical forest environment. Located in Khao Sok, part of Southern Thailand’s largest stretch of primary rainforest, Elephant Hills focuses on creating and maintaining the well-being of elephants and mahouts. Interaction with the elephants helps the visitors and Thai tourism operators see the value of elephants as part of the tourism sector of the country.

3) Community-based Tourism Award: G Adventures
G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering an awe-inspiring selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions. Its award-winning trips embrace authentic accommodation, exotic cuisine and local transport to put travellers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. Looking to go beyond just affordability and product depth, G Adventures is in the business of changing people’s lives.

4) Eco Lodge/Hotel Award: Elephant Hills Rainforest Camp
Opened in January 2011, the Elephant Hills Rainforest Camp is the little sister of the Elephant Camp and is situated in the heart of Thailand’s most spectacular artificial lake, the Cheow Lan Lake in Khao Sok National Park. It offers 20 luxury safari tents providing an intimate base to explore Southern Thailand’s tropical rainforest. The Rainforest Camp is designed in a highly responsible and sustainable way by using solar and wind energy and running a unique waste management system.

5) Hotel Award: The Six Sense Hotels (Samui and Yao Noi)
Six Senses Samui is set on a gently sloping headland at the northern tip of Samui Island. The resort comprises 66 private villas, many with personal pools, which are landscaped within the natural vegetation, and with glorious, sweeping panoramas out to the Gulf of Thailand and the surrounding islands. Six Senses Samui was Green Globe 21 benchmarked in 20 December, 2006.

Six Senses Yao Noi resort sets the highest benchmark for island resort living in Asia. Natural materials used in the modern architecture support the Six Senses philosophy of creating exceptional experiences. Six Senses Yao Noi’s Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy focuses on energy efficiency, water and waste management, social commitment, protecting natural surroundings, air quality and noise control.

Six Senses Samui Resort,
Six Senses Yao Noi Resort,

6) Green Steps Award: Layana Resort and Spa, Ko Lanta
Layana Resort and Spa is a luxurious low-rise resort, a delicate combination of unique Thai culture and modern luxury with 51 luxurious contemporary Thai style guestrooms. The property is nestled on Ko Lanta Yai in the Mu Ko Lanta National Park. An environmentally-conscious design throughout the property results in a simple and elegant Thai atmosphere; alfresco architecture combining contemporary design to provide an open, cool and natural feel.