Monthly Archives: March 2016

Morphotek and AREVA Med to collaborate on Lead-212 Targeted Alpha Therapies

EXTON, Pa. and COURBEVOIE, France, March 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Morphotek®, Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., and AREVA Med, the AREVA Group medical subsidiary developing innovative therapies to fight cancer, announced today that they have entered into a

RedHill Biopharma Announces Interim Results from Phase IIa Proof-of-Concept Study Supporting Therapeutic Potential of RHB-104 in Multiple Sclerosis

The ongoing CEASE-MS Phase IIa proof-of-concept (PoC), single-arm, open-label study was designed with a series of exploratory endpoints to evaluate the safety and potential efficacy of fixed oral dose RHB-104 as add-on therapy to interferon beta-1a in 18 patients treated

Nasdaq Announces 28% Increase in Quarterly Dividend to $0.32 Per Share

NEW YORK, March 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Nasdaq, Inc (Nasdaq:NDAQ) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share on the company’s outstanding common stock, a 28% increase from the prior $0.25 per

Vietnam Elects First Chairwoman of Parliament

Vietnam's parliament on Thursday elected Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan as its chairwoman, making her the first woman to lead the Communist-dominated legislature.Ngan, 61, won 95.5 percent of the votes, the National Assembly said on its website.State media report...

Vietnam Jails Blogger, 3 Land Activists for ‘Anti-State Propaganda’

In what appears to be part of an ongoing crackdown on dissent in Vietnam, four people were given stiff prison sentences Wednesday for anti-government speech.The Ho Chi Minh City people's court sentenced blogger Nguyen Ngoc Gia to a four-year prison

US Will Not ‘Paper Over’ Differences With China in Leaders’ Meeting

The Obama administration will not "paper over" differences with China on maritime and cyber security issues, but will promote "shared interests" in preventing destabilization on the Korean Peninsula and in promoting denuclearization, according to senio...

Thai Refugee Policy Scrutinized as China Pursues Dissidents

Human rights and refugee civil society organizations say Thailand's policies towards asylum seekers and refugees has hardened in recent years amid increasing arrests and deportations, even prior to the military taking power in 2014. But the tougher sta...

Vietnam Jails 3 Women for Waving Flags of Former South

A Vietnamese court has sentenced three women who held up the flags of the defeated U.S.-backed South Vietnam to up to four years in prison on charges of spreading anti-state propaganda, media reported Wednesday.The women were convicted of holding anti-...

RedHill Biopharma and IntelGenx Announce RIZAPORT™ Commercialization Term Sheet with Grupo JUSTE for Spain and Additional Potential Territories

RedHill and its co-development partner, IntelGenx Corp., have entered into a binding term sheet with Grupo JUSTE granting an exclusive license to commercialize their acute migraine drug RIZAPORT™ in Spain, and a right of first refusal for additional territories Grupo

Karjakin wins Candidates’ Tournament, qualifies For world title match

Sergey Karjakin defeated Fabiano Caruana in the final round of the 2016 Candidates' Tournament, making him the new challenger for the world championship, according to chess.com. Karjakin will face World Champion Magnus Carlsen in November in New York C...