Daily Archives: May 25, 2020

Algernon Submits Investigational New Drug (IND) Application with U.S. FDA for Multinational Phase 2b/3 Human Study to Evaluate Ifenprodil for COVID-19

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Algernon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: AGN) (FRANKFURT: AGW) (OTCQB: AGNPF) (the “Company” or “Algernon”) a clinical stage pharmaceutical development company, is pleased to announce that it has submitted an Investigational New Drug (IND)

Vietnam reports no new locally transmitted infections of COVID-19

No fresh coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Vietnam for the past 24 hours, marking 39 straight days the country has gone without locally transmitted infections, according to the Ministry of Health. The total number of COVID-19 infections has risen

More than 300 Vietnamese repatriated from Japan

A Vietnam Airlines special flight carrying 343 Vietnamese citizens of difficult circumstances landed in Hanoi at 10am on Monday.  The passengers who flew to Vietnam on flight VN311 from Japan’s Narita Airport included 141 pregnant women, 36 people suffering from critical

Netanyahu appears in court on corruption charges

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday was in the District Court of Jerusalem as his trial on corruption charges opened.  Speaking to reporters in the corridors of the courthouse ahead of the hearing, Netanyahu decried police and prosecutors he

Hong Kong condemns violent protesters

China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Sunday issued a statement strongly condemning violence by extremist protesters and supporting enforcement of the law by the police.  A Hong Kong administration spokesperson condemned violence to demand an independent Hong Kong and

NA deputies to debate two draft laws, one draft resolution

Legislators on Monday began their mid-year session’s second week by discussing the prevention of child exploitation. They will also deliberate six draft laws, reports on the national target program for socio-economic development in ethnic minority and mountain areas until 2030,

Vietnam reports no new community infections of COVID-19 for 39 consecutive days

No fresh coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Vietnam for the past 24 hours, marking 39 straight days with no new locally transmitted infections, according to the Ministry of Health. The nation’s Covid-19 tally now stands at 326 after one

Asian media hail return of Vietnamese football events

  Asian media outlets have applauded the return of Vietnamese football events after months of disruption due to COVID-19.  An emotional National Cup opener was played Saturday between Nam Dinh FC and Hoang AnhGia Lai. Tens of thousands of enthusiastic

Indonesian Minister: Vietnamese more disciplined in fighting Covid-19

  Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs AirlanggaHartarto said the discipline demonstrated by Vietnamese people is the key for the country’s successful containment of Covid-19.  He said Vietnam recorded no Covid-19 deaths which Indonesia can learn from. He added that Indonesia

Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

  Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other areas on Monday, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to reopen.  Experts on a government-commissioned panel approved lifting restrictions in neighboring Kanagawa,