BioLumic Appoints Steve Sibulkin as CEO

Proven Ag and Tech Leader to Drive Photogenics Company’s Continued Product Development Efforts and Global Growth NEW YORK and PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand, June 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioLumic Ltd. (“BioLumic”), the leader in using plant photogenics to unlock the genetic potential of seeds and seedlings, today announced the appointment of Steve Sibulkin as […]

Helsinn announces FDA acceptance of IND application

Helsinn announces FDA acceptance of IND application for TAS0953/HM06 in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors with RET Gene Abnormalities Lugano, Switzerland, June 8, 2020: Helsinn, a Swiss pharmaceutical group focused on building quality cancer care and rare diseases products, today announced that on April 1, 2020 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) completed the […]

Anaqua Named as GM’s End-to-End IP Management Provider

Global automotive innovator drives IP lifecycle efficiencies through Anaqua software and services BOSTON, June 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Anaqua, the leading provider of innovation and intellectual property management solutions, today announced that General Motors (GM) has selected Anaqua to help manage its extensive global patent and design portfolio. Through the agreement, GM will leverage […]

Thai Activists Raise Alarm Over New Proposed Lao Mekong Dam

KRABI, THAILAND – Thai activists and organizations have raised alarm bells following last month’s announcement that the Mekong River Commission will begin its prior consultation process on the Sanakham hydropower plant, a new Mekong River dam project in northern Laos. The plant would be the sixth dam in Laos, costing more than $2 billion, and would follow Laos’ Xayaburi Dam, farther upstream, which began operation in November. The MRC prior consultation process normally lasts for six […]

Asian Markets Begin Trading Week on High Note

Global markets are riding high Monday thanks to a boost from last week’s better-than-expected U.S. unemployment numbers. The Nikkei index in Tokyo closed 1.3% higher, while Mumbai’s Sensex index was up 1.4% in late afternoon trading. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was slightly higher at 0.1%, with the Shanghai Composite up 0.3% and Taiwan’s TSEC […]

Transgender students officially recognized at Thammasat U.

Thailand’s Thammasat University has taken a big step in the recognition and promotion of the rights of transgender students on campus. An announcement, issued and signed by Associate Professor Kesinee Vitoonchart, the Rector of the university, allowsstudents, from Tuesday, to dress in accordance with the gender with which they self-identify. The new rule applies to […]