Daily Archives: October 15, 2020

DEFINE PCI study one-year data show potential of treating residual ischemia to improve clinical outcomes for coronary stent patients

October 15, 2020 New data suggest that PCI guided by iFR co-registered on the angiogram can improve outcomes and reduce angina for patients more effectively than treatment guided by angiography alone Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the one-year results of the DEFINE PCI [1] […]

NetJets Announces Official Worldwide Sustainability Program

The World’s Largest Private Aviation Company Commits to Carbon Offsetting Measures and Sustainable Fuel Purchase Columbus, OH, Oct. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — COLUMBUS, OHIO (October 15, 2020) – NetJets today launches its expanded Global Sustainability Program, a commitment to reducing the environmental footprint of the brand and its Owners. As the leader in private […]

Team of International Scientists Identify Common Vulnerabilities Across SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV-1 and MERS Coronaviruses

Structure Pic Driven by Molecular Insights, Massive Analysis of Medical Records from ~740,000 SARS-CoV-2 Patients Reveal Treatment Regimens for Current, and Potential Future, Viral Pandemics Published Today in Science Press Conference to be held today at 11:00 a.m. ET SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a study published online in Science today, […]

UN Agencies among partners supporting ASEAN moves to strengthen social protection systems for inclusive and resilient COVID-19 response and recovery

Representatives from various sectoral bodies in ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) met virtually Thursday for a high-level roundtable to discuss accelerated actions to leverage social protection to address COVID-19 pandemic and to officially launch the ASEAN Guidelines on Disaster Responsive Social Protection to Increase Resilience. The ASEAN region is facing a socio-economic crisis due

The Protection We Want: Social Outlook for Asia and the Pacific

Critical gaps in social protection hampering Asia Pacific region’s resilience to COVID 19 The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for well-functioning social protection systems in the region as never before. A new UN report released today reveals that despite their rapid socioeconomic ascent, most countries in the Asia-Pacific region have weak social protection systems

Taiwan Needs More Homegrown Military Efforts to Counter China, Experts Say

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – The reported U.S. plan to go ahead with three sales of advanced weapons to Taiwan is not likely to prepare Taiwan to deal with China as well as additional homegrown arms and stronger training of soldiers would, military experts say. GlobalFirePower.com, which ranks countries’ military capabilities, this year ranked Taiwan 26th of the 138


The Police have arrested four men and three women, aged between 23 and 54, for their suspected involvement in separate cases of theft of Budget 2020 Grocery Vouchers from HDB letterboxes at different locations in Singapore. The cases are as follows: Officers from Tanglin Police Division arrested a 37-year-old woman on 11 October 2020 for