Eisai Publishes Potential Economic Value of Investigational Lecanemab in Peer-Reviewed Neurology and Therapy Journal

TOKYO, Jun 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. today announced publication of results from an early phase evaluation that aimed to estimate potential economic value of its investigational anti-amyloid-beta (Abeta) protofibril antibody lecanemab in people living with early Alzheimer’s disease (AD) using a validated disease simulation model, AD Archimedes Condition […]

“2022 Travel Itinerary Competition” for China’s beachfront Sanya Economic Circle kicks off, Win totalling CNY 200,000 in cash awards

On May 30, the Sanya Tourism Promotion Board, together with tourism bureaus from other cities and counties of the Sanya Economic Circle, jointly organized the “2022 Travel Itinerary Competition”. The competition aims to enrich the cultural and tourism resources of the Sanya Economic Circle with brand-new local travel routes and promote the integrated development of the area. Trip.com Group […]

BIR to inspect ecozone BPOs’ compliance with on-site work rules

THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) said it formed a task force to inspect compliance with the government’s order to resume on-site work for economic zone locators in the Information Technology-Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry. In a statement on Wednesday, BIR Deputy Commissioner Arnel SD. Guballa said that mission orders have been issued authorizing inspections […]

Pandemic pushes informal Spanish workers out of the shadows

MADRID/ROME — For decades, a cash-filled envelope — or “sobre” — was how hundreds of thousands of Spaniards working without legal contracts in tourism, agriculture or construction collected their salaries. COVID-19, however, may finally be putting paid to the “sobre,” economic data and workers’ experiences suggest — accelerating a six-year-long crackdown in Spain on the […]

Japan passes economic security bill to guard sensitive technology

TOKYO — Japan’s parliament on Wednesday passed an economic security bill aimed at guarding technology and reinforcing critical supply chains, while also imposing tighter oversight of Japanese firms working in sensitive sectors or in critical infrastructure. Measures in the legislation, which is primarily aimed at China, will be implemented over two years once it is […]

Myanmar Announces Direct Border Trade Currency Settlement with Thailand; Plans Similar Non-Dollar Convertibility with India in Near Future

NAY PYI TAW, MM, Mar 15, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Myanmar Government has agreed to accept the Thai baht as an official currency for settling border trade starting this month. Thailand is the second country after China to permit its national currency to be exchangeable with the Myanmar kyat for border […]

Lost manufacturing, construction jobs seen dampening Q4 growth

JOBS shed by the manufacturing and construction industries will likely temper fourth quarter economic activity, to bring the full-year growth estimate to 5-6%, offsetting gains from a pickup in business activity, First Metro Investment Corp. and University of Asia and the Pacific said in a joint report on Monday. “We remain sanguine over the growth […]

Myanmar Government Looks to Early Resumption of Development & Infrastructure Projects with China, Its Close Neighbour and Main Trading Partner

NAY PYI TAW, MM, Dec 22, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Myanmar Government looks forward to re-start development projects and accelerate bilateral economic and technical cooperation with the People’s Republic China (PRC), its largest trading following disruptions caused by the pandemic and recent social unrest. The Ministry of Information (MOI) and Ministry […]

Myanmar Government Prioritizes Economic Recovery as Pandemic Infections Decline Amid Return of National Stability Ahead of Preparations for Multi-Party National Elections

Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Myanmar Government said today that it has largely restored national stability after recent civil unrest and is now focused on increasing vaccination rates to reduce COVID-19 infections and attracting local and foreign investments to jump-start economic growth and job creation. The Ministry […]

PEZA says investments top P4-T since agency’s founding

THE Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said it has taken in P4.018 trillion worth of investments since it took on its investment promotion role 26 years ago. “Our locator companies, whose investments, expansion projects, and reinvestments have totaled P4.018 trillion over the last 26 years,” PEZA Director General Charito B. Plaza said during the agency’s Investors’ […]

Myanmar Government to Re-Open Land Borders, Resume International Travel in Early 2022 After Achieving Vaccination Targets Amid Clear Signs of Economic Recovery

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, Nov 16, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – The Myanmar Government announced today it will reopen land border crossings with China and Thailand next month ahead of a planned resumption of international air travel by the end of the first quarter of 2022, as vaccination rates have improved significantly amid clear signs of economic recovery from […]

Peso climbs on strong Q3 GDP growth

THE PESO rose on better-than-expected gross domestic product data. — BW FILE PHOTO THE PESO strengthened versus the greenback on Tuesday amid upbeat sentiment on the Philippine economy following better-than-expected growth in the third quarter. The local unit ended trading at P50.091 per dollar on Tuesday, gaining 6.9 centavos from its P50.16 close on Monday, […]

Myanmar Government to Re-Open Schools, Revive Economy and Support Currency to Overcome ‘Triple Crisis Situations’ of Pandemic, Economic Slowdown and Issues of National Stability

Nay Pyi Taw, Oct 19, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Myanmar Government announced today it would reopen schools from next month and take urgent measures to support its currency and accelerate economic recovery so as to restore national stability quickly amid an unprecedented ‘triple crisis’ situation in the country. Myanmar is facing […]

China’s economic growth weakens; Asian shares slide Monday

CHINA’s economic growth is sinking under pressure from a construction slowdown and power shortages, prompting warnings about a possible shock to its trading partners and global financial markets. The world’s second-largest economy grew by a weaker-than-expected 4.9 percent over a year ago in the three months ending in September, down from the previous quarter’s 7.9 […]