Shanghai’s fashion stores struggle to clear lockdown stock hangover

SHANGHAI — Almost a month since Shanghai lifted its strict coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) lockdowns, fashion retailers are stuck with piles of unsold stock as cautious consumers stay away from the commercial hub’s glitzy shopping districts. Curbs to stop the virus in Shanghai, China’s fashion capital, ground the city of 25 million to a halt […]

US vows more high-level engagement with Pacific islands amid China push

WASHINGTON — White House Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Thursday he expects more high-level US officials to visit Pacific island countries as Washington steps up its engagement to counter China in the strategically important region. Mr. Campbell said the United States needed more diplomatic facilities across the region, and more contact with Pacific island […]

PHINMA Corp. to conduct annual stockholders’ meeting through remote communication on July 14

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Apptio reinforces commitment to Asia with strategic hire

SINGAPORE, Jun 24, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Apptio, the leading provider of technology business management (TBM) applications, has appointed Tarun Kumar Kalra as Regional Vice President – Asia. Tasked with strengthening and establishing new strategic engagements in the region to help organizations make informed, data-driven technology business decisions, Tarun will focus on […]

Samsung launches M53 5G in PHL

SAMSUNG Philippines last week announced an addition to its mid-range Galaxy M Series phones available in the country, the M53 5G. The company said the phone features improved technologies at an affordable price. The Galaxy M53 5G is available for P3,000 off for this month at just P26,990 from the original price of P29,990 on […]

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

TOKYO, Jun 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – 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 […]

PBA slapped Abueva with one-game suspension, P10,000 fine for ‘unsportsmanlike conduct’

THE Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) on Tuesday slapped Magnolia’s Calvin Abueva with a one-game suspension and P10,000 fine for his “unsportsmanlike conduct” in the Hotshots’ Manila Clasico duel with Barangay Ginebra last Sunday. Mr. Abueva, according to commissioner Willie Marcial, was penalized for “spitting” on the floor in the said match, where he was thrown […]

Neri: People

We lost another colleague in the Lifestyle circuit with the passing on of Jenara “Cookie” Regis Newman (less than a year after Jaime Picornell died). Cookie was one of the most dependable Lifestyle writers of SunStar. She never said no to any assignment and was a constant presence in press events, community affairs and the […]

The Mechanism of Action of SinoMab’s Flagship Product SM03 is Successfully Published in the Journal of Immunology, a Reputable Journal on Immunology in the U.S.

HONG KONG, Jun 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – SinoMab BioScience Limited (“SinoMab” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”, stock code: 3681.HK), a Hong Kong listed biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of innovative therapeutics for the treatment of immunological diseases, primarily mAb-based biologics, today announced […]

Pixar’s Lightyear underwhelms with $51 million debut as Jurassic World stays No. 1

LOS ANGELES — To infinity and beyond? Not exactly… Lightyear, a spinoff story set in Pixar’s Toy Story universe, fell short of that boundless milestone in its box office debut, collecting a lackluster $51 million from 4,255 North American theaters. Family audiences, the movie’s prime demographic, have been largely absent since COVID. But even so, […]

The 5th Brasil Investment Forum Brought Together Global Business Leaders, Actively Promotes the High-quality Investment Opportunities in Brazil

SHANGHAI, Jun 20, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The 5th Brasil Investment Forum (“BIF 2022”), the largest foreign investment forum in Latin America jointly organized by Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (“ApexBrasil”), Inter-American Development Bank and the Federal Government of Brazil, concluded successfully on 15 June 2022. During the forum, heavyweight speakers […]

Ev Dynamics is Commissioned to Build Hong Kong’s First Accessible Electric Bus

HONG KONG, Jun 20, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Ev Dynamics (Holdings) Limited (the “Company”, Stock Code: 476, together with its subsidiaries, collectively “Ev Dynamics” or the “Group”), a provider of new energy vehicles and integrated technology solutions, has received another purchase order from the Hong Kong Productivity Council to deliver a pure […]

Vayson wins WBC ABC Continental belt

UNBEATEN prospect Jayson Vayson won the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) Asian Boxing Council (ABC) Continental light flyweight belt after a unanimous decision win over Indian up-and-comer Nutlai Lalbiakkima last June 18 at the World Trade Centre in Dubai, UAE.All three judges scored the fight in favor of Vayson with scores of 96-94, 97-94 and […]