Calgon Carbon Expands Mississippi Activated Carbon Plant

PITTSBURGH, PA – 06/25/2020, June 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — New production line will increase capacity by 50 million pounds of granular activated carbon per year Expansion estimated for completion in late-2022 Creates 38 new jobs Calgon Carbon Corporation today announced that it intends to expand capacity at its Pearlington, Mississippi plant by adding a second virgin activated carbon […]

New data reconfirms long-term safety profile of the Philips Stellarex low-dose Drug-Coated Balloon

June 26, 2020 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the four-year results from the ILLUMENATE European Randomized Controlled Trial (EU RCT). The Stellarex DCB cohort demonstrated similar all-cause mortality compared with the control arm through four years. This analysis included missing data found […]

Thailand, Myanmar Burn More Than $2 Billion in Seized Drugs

Authorities in Myanmar and Thailand say they destroyed more than $2 billion in seized illegal drugs Friday to mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. In Bangkok and in Thailand’s Ayutthaya province to the north, government officials incinerated 25 tons of confiscated drugs, including methamphetamine, “ice,” ecstasy, cocaine and heroin. National Police […]

ASEAN Leaders Assert Importance of Free Airspace over South China Sea

Southeast Asian leaders on Friday called for maintaining free airspace over the South China Sea in response to reports that Beijing plans to establish an air defense zone as part of its territorial expansion efforts in the contested maritime region. As they participated in a virtual summit hosted by Vietnam, the heads of government from […]

Lao Residents Chafe at Chinese-Language Signs at Construction Sites, SEZs

Lao residents are voicing increasing annoyance at the appearance in the country of signboards at business places and building sites written only in Chinese, seeing them as a sign of their powerful northern neighbor’s growing economic influence in the impoverished one-party communist state. The signs, sometimes with words written also in Lao but in smaller […]