Public Interest

Major Changes to EB-5 Program Approaching

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- While most people in the U.S. were planning their summer vacations in lateJune 2019, the EB-5 industry was jolted from its summer slumber by the news that onJune 27, 2019, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) completed its review of draft of new regu...

2019-07-18 01:54 1744

Space in Africa Closes Investment Round; Expands Staff to Eleven People Across Five African Nations

-  News and research company covers the rapidly growing African space economy which has already seen eight nations launch35 satellites in the last two decades  – and 15 satellites in just the last 4 years. LAGOS, Nigeria, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Space in Africa, the authority on news, data,...

2019-07-16 03:02 1685

Alliance to End Plastic Waste Welcomes 12 New Companies From Across the Plastics Value Chain

Expansion strengthens Alliance presence in Asia and helps speed the delivery of solutions to end plastic waste WASHINGTON, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) today welcomed 12 new companies from across the plastics value chain, including Chinese state-owned Si...

2019-07-11 05:38 1696

PATH applauds recognition for frontline treatment of childhood diarrheal disease by the World Health Organization

SEATTLE, July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PATH applauds a landmark decision this week by the World Health Organization (WHO) to include a new listing for co-packaged oral rehydration salts (ORS) and zinc sulfate in itsModel List of Essential Medicines (EML) and Model List of Essential Medicines for ...

2019-07-10 18:00 1671

Gilead Sciences Announces Launch of Asia Pacific Rainbow Grant 2019

HONG KONG, July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced the launch of the 2019 Gilead Asia Pacific Rainbow Grant program, a grant initiative that supports community-led programs for people living with HIV in theAsia Pacific region. Non-governmental or advocacy organizations ...

2019-07-03 18:13 1742

Reed Smith deepens China capabilities with new projects and M&A partner in Beijing

BEIJING, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global law firm Reed Smith today announced thatEric Lin has joined as a partner in its Energy and Natural Resources industry group in the firm'sBeijing office. Eric Lin, partner, Reed...

2019-07-01 10:30 1237

Leading Environmental NGOs Stand Together to Call for 100% Observer Coverage on Industrial Tuna Fishing Vessels

PITTSBURGH, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 13 Leading environmental Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) focused on global tuna conservation announced today that they are standing together to call on Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs) that regulate tuna fishing in the Indian, Pa...

2019-06-25 20:00 1264

The Linux Foundation Will Host the Federated AI Enabler to Responsibly Advance Data Modeling

SHANGHAI, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KubeCon + CloudNativeCon - The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced it will host the FATE (Federated AI Technology Enabler). It is a federated learning framework that fosters collaboratio...

2019-06-25 09:05 1342

From Myanmar to the Middle East, from Vienna to Nigeria, Support Pours in for KAICIID After Austrian Vote

VIENNA, June 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a motion passed on Wednesday in Parliament seekingAustria's withdrawal from the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID)'s Council of Parties, messages of support for the Centre have poured in

2019-06-15 02:15 2640

Iowa Caucus Consortium Launches for 2020 Election

GREATER DES MOINES, Iowa, June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Iowa Caucus Consortium returns for the 2020 election and highlights Iowa's first in the nation Caucus status by providing the media, candidates and visitors an accommodating and beneficial experience while showcasing the state andGreater...

2019-06-13 21:50 5693

PGNiG and Venture Global LNG Agree New Purchase of 1.5 MTPA of LNG

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In connection with the state visit of The President ofPoland, Andrzej Duda to Washington D.C., the Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) has signed, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House, an agreement with Venture Global LNG to purch...

2019-06-12 22:59 1452

Reed Smith expands its China practice with appointment of new global regulatory and investigations partner

SHANGHAI, June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global law firm, Reed Smith, today announced thatDora Wang has joined as a partner in its Global Regulatory Enforcement practice and will be based in the firm'sShanghai and New York offices. Dora Wan...

2019-06-03 16:00 1869

New NCCN Guidelines for Children with Cancer Meet Growing Needs of Pediatric Oncology Community Worldwide

New NCCN Guidelines® for Pediatric ALL include a strong focus on supportive care in order to reduce dangerous side-effects in children undergoing treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and share best practices for emerging treatments like immunotherapy, CAR T-cells, and targeted therapies. ...

2019-05-30 21:30 1843

PHS Health Solutions Unveils Company Rebrand to Amplity Health

New Brand Identity Sets the Stage for a New Pure-play Commercialization Partner to the Pharmaceutical Industry YARDLEY, Pennsylvania, May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PHS Health Solutions (PHS), a leading pharmaceutical contract commercial organization with an exemplary 35-year track record as ...

2019-05-29 22:00 898

Global Researchers Mobilize to Improve Quitting Tools as World No Tobacco Day Focuses on Smokers' Lung Health

New health, science, and technology grants will allow 100+ researchers to explore smoking cessation and harm-reduction innovation TOKYO, May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 30 years after World No Tobacco Day was launched to raise awareness of the devastating health effects of tobacco us...

2019-05-29 08:30 1063

Key to Workplace Productivity May Be in the Eyes

New study suggests economic case for prioritizing myopia management DALLAS, May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- * Published in the journal Ophthalmology, study indicates vision impairment and blindness caused by uncorrected myopia (nearsightedness) cost the global economy an estimatedUS$244 billion...

2019-05-23 03:22 1424

AI will affect one in every five jobs in Asia--eliminating one in eight, finds new report by MIT Technology Review Insights

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts. and SINGAPORE, May 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study byMIT Technology Review Insights in association with ADP, Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore, Genesys, Splunk and the Asia School of Business explores the degree to which executives in Asia Pacific ar...

2019-05-13 12:00 557

Population Connection Announces Winners of "World of 7 Billion" International Student Video Contest

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighteen winners earned top spots in the 8th annual "World of 7 Billion" video contest sponsored by Population Connection. Over 5,500 students in grades 6 through 12 from 43 countries and 47 U.S. states and territories participated in the competition. The v...

2019-05-07 19:00 863

New polling data suggests widespread disillusionment amongst South African youth ahead of general elections

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- New polling data has provided unique insight into the principles, attitudes, concerns and ambitions of young South Africans (ages 18-24) ahead of the nation's rapidly approaching general elections onMay 8th.

2019-05-06 21:04 333

Global Assessment Of The State Of Nature Shows Urgent Action Needed To Protect Both People And Planet

PARIS, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report years in the making was issued today by 150 of the world's leading scientists, painting a grim picture of the state of the planet's lands, ocean, and wildlife. According to leaders of the Campaign for Nature, it underscores the urgent need for world...

2019-05-06 19:00 980