DOLE 7 partners with VSMMC for free Covid testing for newly hired workers

THE Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE 7) has announced free Covid-19 testing for newly hired employees across all sectors.The agency has partnered with Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) to conduct reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction or RT-PCR test to qualified beneficiaries.According to DOLE 7 officer-in-charge Lilia Estillore, priorities of the […]

Dammam Valley/KSA to acquire the majority of Arcensus GmbH/Germany to accelerate the global implementation of Whole Genome Sequencing in genetic diagnostics and delivery of breakthrough technologies in genomic bioinformatics

ROSTOCK, Germany & DAMMAM, KSA, Sep 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Dammam Valley in partnership with other investment partners, announce to acquire a majority stake in Arcensus GmbH/Germany. Arcensus, founded by Dr. Arndt Rolfs, a multi-entrepreneur in biotechnology, CEO and founder of several innovative biotech companies, is a digital health and diagnostics […]

Strengthen technological innovation, Basecare Medical Announces 2022 Interim Results

HONG KONG, Aug 29, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Suzhou Basecare Medical Corporation Limited (“Basecare Medical” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”, stock code: 2170), an innovative platform of genetic testing solutions for assisted reproduction in China, officially announced the unaudited consolidated interim results for the six months ended June […]

Yunkang Group Announces First Interim Results Since Listing, Net Profit Rises 50% to RMB234 Million

HONG KONG, Aug 12, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Yunkang Group Limited (“Yunkang” or the “Group”; Stock Code: 2325), a leading medical operation services provider in China, has announced its first interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2022 (the “Reporting Period”) since its listing. Driven by favorable government policies promoting […]

QualityKiosk and BrowserStack Announce Partnership Extension to the US, EMEA and APAC

MUMBAI, INDIA, Jul 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – QualityKiosk Technologies, one of the largest independent global quality assurance service providers, announced that it is extending its partnership with BrowserStack, a leading cloud-based testing platform enabling on-demand, cross-browser and cross-device testing, into the international regions of US, EMEA and APAC. QualityKiosk’s strong domain […]

MHI Group to Begin Demonstration Testing of Automated Valet Parking System Using AGV Robots at Outlet Mall in Chiba

TOKYO, Jun 13, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machinery Systems, Ltd. today launched demonstration testing of an automated valet parking system at a large-scale commercial facility near Tokyo. The system employs automated guided vehicle (AGV) robots, dubbed “Stan,” manufactured by Stanley Robotics, a French […]

Hitachi High-Tech and Invivoscribe Partner to Advance Molecular Diagnostics

TOKYO, May 10, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Hitachi High-Tech Corporation has entered into a strategic partnership (the Partnership) with Invivoscribe, Inc., a global provider of blood cancer testing kits and services, by undertaking a minority investment-based, third-party allotment of shares. The Partnership aims to accelerate the molecular diagnostics(1) and precision medicine businesses […]

Actual net profit exceeds FY2020’s level, China Biotech Services’ (08037) new growth drivers expected to erupt consecutively

HONG KONG, Apr 20, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – As the pandemic continued to affect the market, China Biotech Services (08037), which owns one of the largest nucleic acid testing laboratories in Hong Kong, recently announced its 2021 annual report. According to the annual report, China Biotech Services recorded revenue of HK$624 million […]

Basecare Announces 2021 Annual Results: Overall Increase in Revenue and Gross Profit

HONG KONG, Mar 31, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Suzhou Basecare Medical Corporation Limited (“Basecare” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”, stock code: 2170), an innovative platform of genetic testing solutions for assisted reproduction in China, announced its audited consolidated results for the year ended 31 December 2021 (the “Year”). […]

Kindstar Globalgene Announces FY2021 Annual Results, Revenue Increases to RMB930.67 Million

HONG KONG, Mar 25, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Kindstar Globalgene Technology, Inc. (“Kindstar Globalgene” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, collectively the “Group”; stock code: 9960.HK), a leading independent esoteric clinical testing service provider in China, today announced its audited annual results for the year ended 31 December 2021 (“2021” or […]

House bill seeks free COVID-19 testing for 1st-time jobseekers, displaced workers 

A BILL has been filed at the House of Representatives that will mandate government to provide free COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) testing for jobseekers.     Iligan City Rep. Frederick W. Siao filed House Bill 10340, the proposed Free COVID-19 Testing for Jobseekers Act, that would subsidize the testing fee as part of the pre-employment process.   “Some jobseekers reported they had to incur […]

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Successfully Completes Testing of New “KS-21” Solvent for CO2 Capture

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG), a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Yokohama, has concluded testing of its new proprietary solvent for capturing CO2 at the Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM)(1) in Norway, one of the world’s largest carbon capture demonstration […]

Pandemic reverses TB testing gains, Bicol‌ and ‌Apayao‌ ‌are exceptions  

THERE WAS a 57% gap between estimated and notified cases of tuberculosis (TB) in the Philippines in 2020 as TB-related health services were disrupted due to the coronavirus diseases 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and reversed the gains of previous decades, according to the National Tuberculosis Program’s (NTP) 2021 report.   The exceptions are Bicol and the Province of Apayao, whose NTP units […]

Nalzaro: Complaint against LTO’s new registration policy

Sometime in February this year, President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to suspend the mandatory conduct of the motor vehicle inspection system (MVIS), a requirement for the registration or renewal of vehicles, following mounting protests and complaints by car owners. Prior to the implementation of the privately owned MVIS, vehicles being registered […]

Applus+ IDIADA and MHI Group to Develop Testing and Verification System for Highly Automated Vehicles

TOKYO, Sep 16, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Three MHI Group companies have concluded an agreement with Applus+ IDIADA (IDIADA), a Spain-based multinational company that performs engineering, testing and homologation for the automotive industry, on joint development of a testing and verification system for highly automated vehicles. IDIADA has an abundant track record […]

China Biotech Services (8037.HK): Confident shareholders are taking long on their books in anticipation of promising results to be generated from the double engines of growth on cell therapy and precision diagnostic businesses

HONG KONG, Jun 28, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – 2021-6-23 / Gelonghui – The Company’s self-developed cell therapy product was approved by NMPA to enter into phase I clinical trial as a class I new drug Source: official website of NMPA With the recent approval of the first CAR-T cell therapy product for […]

Free-testing bill for jobseekers filed in Senate

A SENATE BILL is proposing to require free coronavirus testing for all jobseekers. Senator Juan Edgardo M. Angara filed Senate Bill No. 2291 which will require the government to pay for testing costs of those seeking employment. “Through this proposed measure, the government by covering the additional pre-employment cost (of) COVID-19 tests, promotes the safety […]

MCIA obeys Cebu province

THE Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) in Lapu-Lapu City is still implementing Executive Order (EO) 17 in which the swab testing-upon-arrival policy of Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia is stipulated, as the arrivals of Cebu-bound international flights resumed on Sunday, June 6, 2021. International flights have resumed landing at the MCIA after the national government ended the eight-day […]