Daily Archives: June 15, 2020

Novavax to Raise $200 Million from Private Placement with RA Capital

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell Series A Convertible preferred stock, convertible

AP Wins Power of Purpose Award for New Brand Campaign

NEW YORK, June 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Associated Press won a Campaign US Power of Purpose award in the brand purpose category for the ‘Advancing the Power of Facts’ campaign. The campaign, produced by Love & War agency,

National Assembly begins final week of 9th session

The 14th National Assembly will discuss and decide on a number of important issues during the final working week of the ongoing 9th session this week.  At the beginning of the week, lawmakers will continue looking into socio-economic performance and State budget

Vice President promotes “Learning never ends” movement

   Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on Sunday presented scholarships to 98 children and 46 adults from 20 northern provinces for their academic excellence.  At a ceremony in Hanoi organized by the Vietnam Association for Promoting Education, the Vice

Final round of National Futsal Championships 2020 kicks off

   The National Futsal HDBank Championship 2020, organized by the Vietnam Football Federation and the Voice of Vietnam, opened its final round in the Gymnasium of Nha Trang University on Sunday. At the opening ceremony, Tran Minh Hung, VOV’s vice

WHO says blood donation key to stronger COVID-19 response

Countries must invest in robust infrastructure and public awareness campaigns to boost donations of safe blood and strengthen the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior World Health Organization official said on Sunday, World Blood Donor Day. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO

Vietnam wins 60,000 ton rice contract with Philippines

   The Philippines on Monday bought 300,000 tons of rice from Vietnam, India, Thailand and Myanmar.  Vietnam will ship 60,000 tons at more than 490 USD per ton. Vietnam resumed rice exports in mid-April after a three-week suspension due to

UN peacekeeping force in Mali repeatedly attacked

 The UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, known as MINUSMA, said in a statement on Sunday that two of its soldiers were killed in an attack on their convoy in northern Mali. Gunmen attacked a logistical convoy travelling between the towns

Park Hang Seo among nine best coaches in Asia

     Fox Sport Asia has named Park Hang Seo, head coach of the Vietnamese national football team, as one of the 9 best coaches in Asia. In the past two years, Park has helped the Vietnamese team achieve a

Vietnam jumps 5 places in world rankings of network speed

   Vietnam has risen 5 places on the worldwide ranking for broadband network speed, according to the latest report from Ookla whose Speedtest measures Internet speed. Although the Internet in Vietnam reached a speed of 47.66 Mbps in April, lower