Anacle Achieves Record Profit Before Tax of 491% in 1H FY2020, Turnaround Driven by Increased Investment in Smart Tech by Singapore’s Public Sector

HONG KONG and SINGAPORE, Jan 29, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Anacle Systems Limited (“Anacle” or the “Company” and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”; GEM of SEHK stock code: 8353), which is an IT company offering smart energy, asset and estate management solutions for companies, towns and cities in Asia, reports a record jump […]

Shanghai Longyao Chief Scientist Professor Xuanming Yang published a research article on optimizing CAR-T cells function with independently expressed full-length OX40

HONG KONG, Jan 29, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – China Biotech Services Holdings Limited (“CH BIOTECH SER” or “Company”, stock code: 8037.HK) non-wholly-owned subsidiary Shanghai Longyao Biotechnology Co., Ltd. ( “Shanghai Longyao”), the Chief Scientist Professor Xuanming Yang published a CD20-CART-OX40 related research article on January 27, 2021, EST, on Science Translational Medicine. Professor Yang […]

2 brgy halls on lockdown after 5 workers test positive for Covid-19

TWO barangay halls in Cebu City have been placed on lockdown since Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, after some of its personnel tested positive for Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). City Councilor Joel Garganera, deputy chief implementer of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said the barangay halls have been on lockdown for […]

Not a joking matter

COVID-19 really kills. For Karla Shane Patega, whose 66-year-old, immunocompromised mother-in-law from Zamboanga City contracted the disease and died, Covid-19 is “no joke.” While there are people who still do not believe that the coronavirus is real and instead dwell on Covid-19 conspiracy theories, Karla said the disease is what robbed her two young daughters […]

Philippines slides 2 spots in Corruption Perceptions Index

By Jenina P. Ibañez, Reporter THE PHILIPPINES slipped two spots in a global corruption index released on Thursday by Transparency International, which noted widespread corruption has weakened many countries’ response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. In the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2020, the Philippines was tied with Moldova at 115th place out of […]

Infrastructure spending down 35% in 2020

The aggressive infrastructure push is expected to help the economy recover faster this year. — PHILIPPINE STAR/MIGUEL ANTONIO N. DE GUZMAN INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING reached P681 billion in 2020, 35% lower than the previous year but exceeded the downscaled P609-billion target by 12%, the government said on Thursday. State spending on infrastructure projects reached P230 billion […]

Profiling of recipients of vaccine to start ‘soon’

THE Mandaue City Vaccine Board (MCVB) is finalizing the program for its electronic immunization registration to be used in profiling coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine recipients. Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) president Ernie Manatad, MCVB chairman, said the Department of Health (DOH) has an electronic immunization registration, but this is still not available to local […]