Novotech Awarded the Asia Pacific CRO of the Year 2022 for Best Practices in Clinical Trials

SYDNEY, AU, Dec 6, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Novotech, the leading Asia Pacific biotech specialist CRO, has been awarded the Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award 2022 for Best Practices in the Asia-Pacific contract research organization industry. Novotech has been a recipient of the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best […]

Over 24,000 nabbed for drugs under PBBM; over 90 killed

MORE than 24,000 drug personalities have been arrested under the administration of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. (PBBM) so far, underscoring its determination to continue his predecessor’s relentless war on drugs but with a greater focus on demand reduction, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said. Human Rights Watch, however, said the […]

Editorial: Bongbong’s war on drugs

Nearly five months into the administration of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., the Philippine National Police has reported that law enforcement agencies have killed 46 drug suspects. But the official count has been met with skepticism and criticism, with the Human Rights Watch saying that the police are “downplaying” and “undercounting” drug war deaths. Marcos […]

Philippine police arrest 13,391 suspects in Marcos drug war

THE PHILIPPINES accepted 200 recommendations from the United Nations Human Rights Council, including investigating extralegal killings during its anti-illegal drug campaign. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ MIGUEL DE GUZMAN PHILIPPINE police arrested 13,391 drug suspects in the first 100 days of President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s term, according to the national police chief, who called it a […]

US trains Filipinos on anti-illegal drug strategies

THE UNITED STATES has trained 120 delegates from 19 local governments in developing strategies against illegal drugs in the Philippines, the US Embassy in Manila said in a statement on Wednesday.  “Law enforcement alone is not enough,” Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Margarita Gutierrez said in the statement. “We must pursue a holistic approach to […]

Eisai Announces Plans to Submit Application for Partial Change to Label for Dosage and Administration of Aricept for Treatment of Dementia with Lewy Bodies Based on Results of Drug Reexamination

TOKYO, Nov 2, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has received notification that Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride), a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies that was discovered and developed in-house, has been granted Category 2* status based on the results of a reexamination of its […]

Son of Philippine DoJ chief nabbed for drug possession 

PHILIPPINE law enforcers on Tuesday nabbed the eldest son of the country’s Justice secretary for illegal drug possession, according to the official’s brother.  In a Facebook post on Thursday, Cavite Governor Juanito Victor C. Remulla said officials of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency had arrested his nephew, Juanito Jose.  Justice Secretary Remulla, who was in […]

Hua Medicine’s Innovative First-In-Class Glucokinase Activator (GKA) HuaTangNing Is Approved, New Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Paradigm to Begin in China

SHANGHAI, CHINA, Oct 10, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Hua Medicine (the “Company”, HKEx Stock Code: 2552.HK) today announces that the New Drug Application (NDA) of HuaTangNing (dorzagliatin tablets, HMS5552), a first-in-class glucokinase activator (GKA) developed by the Company has been approved by the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) of China on October […]

Nearly P2 million shabu seized in Bohol; 4 persons, including a woman, fall

NEARLY P2 million worth of suspected shabu were confiscated in two separate buy-bust in Bohol on Thursday evening, September 22, 2022.The operatives of Regional Police Drug Enforcement Unit (RPDEU) Central Visayas in Bohol headed by Police Lieutenant Edcel Petecio conducted the drug raid based on the directive of RPDEU 7 head Lieutenant Colonel Ronnie Failoga, […]