Q&A: US Sees No Chance of Fair Election Under Myanmar Junta

WASHINGTON — The United States believes there is no chance that proposed elections in Myanmar will be free and fair, according to Derek Chollet, a senior adviser to Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Myanmar and other issues.   In an interview at the State Department on Thursday with Khin Soe Win, acting chief of […]

Galactic photo shoot captures 3 billion stars

A galactic photo shoot has captured more than 3 billion stars and galaxies in one of the biggest sky surveys ever.   A dark-energy camera on a telescope in Chile made the observations over two years, focusing on the Southern Hemisphere sky. The National Science Foundation’s NOIRLab released the survey results this week.   Shown […]

Govt. assures sufficient fruit and veg for Chinese New Year’s celebrations

There are sufficient fruit and vegetables in Bangkok’s markets to meet the demands of Thai-Chinese residents during the Chinese New Year celebrations next week, according to Udom Srisongkram, deputy director-general of the Internal Department   He said yesterday (Thursday) that officials have surveyed Bangkok’s two main wholesale markets, Talad Thai and Talad Simummuang, and found […]

Heavy rain forecast for southern Thailand until next Wednesday

People living in Thailand’s 11 southern provinces are advised to brace for heavy to very heavy rainfall from today until next Wednesday, which may lead to flash flooding and river overflows, due to the intensifying north-easterly monsoon covering the Gulf of Thailand and the south.   According to the Meteorological Department’s weather forecast, heavy rain […]

cPanel® Partners With CloudFest to Bring CloudFest USA Back to the States

Featured Image for WebPros AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — cPanel® L.L.C., the Hosting Platform of Choice, a WebPros portfolio company, has been announced as the Exclusive Title Sponsor for CloudFest USA 2023. Taking place in Austin, Texas, from May 31 through June 1, CloudFest is the industry’s leading conference for cloud, hosting, and […]

Wistar Institute HIV Researchers Win Grant to Explore Genetically Engineered Natural Killer Cells as HIV Therapy

PHILADELPHIA, PA, Jan. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, has awarded Luis J. Montaner, D.V.M., D.Phil., in collaboration with Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen, Ph.D., a Target Grant for $397,663 over two years. Montaner, who leads The Wistar Institute’s HIV Research Program, is studying the ability of a type of immune cell known […]