Daily Archives: May 18, 2020

Taconic Biosciences Launches Rapid Restart™ Program

First Animal Model Provider to Create Program Aiding Researchers Planning for Return RENSSELAER, N.Y., May 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing drug discovery animal model solutions, announces the successful implementation of its Rapid Restart™ program.  Launched over a month ago, Taconic was the first animal model provider in the

MPO Recognized as “Visionary” in Gartner Magic Quadrant

    Global Cloud Platform Offers a Revolutionary Approach to MESCBNs BOSTON, May 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MPO today announced their recognition by Gartner as the sole “Visionary” in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Multienterprise Supply Chain Business Networks. This milestone validates MPO’s mission to empower companies to boost both customer experience and operational

Malaysian King calls for unity, stability against COVID-19 as parliament convenes

Malaysia’s King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah urged the country’s politicians on Monday to work towards stability and to avoid sparking further political problems in the time of COVID-19 outbreak, delivering his speech to the parliament. In his speech to open the first parliament session since the change of government in March, Sultan Abdullah called

Philippines reports 208 new COVID-19 cases, 12,513 in total

The Philippine health department reported on Sunday 208 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 12,513. In a daily bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) said 74 more patients have recovered from the disease, bringing the number of recoveries to 2,635. It said that seven more patients have died

COVID-19 cases rise to 187 in Myanmar

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Myanmar has risen to 187, with three more confirmed cases reported on Monday, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports. Of the newly confirmed cases, two patients are from Kayin state while another one is from Thanintharyi region, the release said. According to the

Home-cooked meals warm hearts of Philippine health frontliners

MANILA, May 18 (Xinhua) — Four Chinese-Filipino siblings have been delivering free packs of home-cooked meals to nurses and other health workers for weeks at the frontline in the fight against COVID-19 in the Philippine capital. The siblings, aged from 13 to 19, said they thought of donating food parcels to express their gratitude to

King’s caution over political turmoil

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah today cautioned politicians not to drag the country once again into political turmoil. Emphasising that the people are putting up with hardship and facing a difficult future as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, His Majesty said they should not stoke