Public Interest

AI-Powered Data Management for COVID-19 Recovery: Ataccama Offers its Technology to Governments Around the World for Free

TORONTO, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Governments across the globe are struggling to balance restrictive measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus and the need to continuously make and adjust decisions around reopening the economy. To accelerate a data-driven response to the Covid-19 pan...

2020-05-19 22:38 849

Man Climbs "Everest" in Singapore without Air Conditioning for Charity

SINGAPORE, May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- $29,030 (elevation of Mt. Everest) has been raised for charity by Safavi Philanthropic Initiative Chairman,Francesco Reza Safavi.  Mr. Safavi had undertaken to climb the height of Mt. Everest with the help of accomplished Everest climber and Explorer Mr.Khoo...

2020-05-08 08:00 1281

CGTN: Remembering the medical professionals we've lost to coronavirus

BEIJING, April 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The unknown, relentless novel coronavirus has so far deprived thousands of people of their beloved family members inChina. Parting ways doesn't mean parting forever. CGTN explores in detail the lives of those who have died from the coronavirus since the outb...

2020-04-04 18:58 917

AAHRPP Accredits Three More Research Organizations, Including First in Australia and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs today announced that it has awarded accreditation to its first organization inAustralia, a second U.S. Department of Defense entity and one of the largest hospitals inTaiwan. Th...

2020-03-26 00:48 1013

Sinopec Puts Its First Meltblown Non-Woven Fabric Line into Production

BEIJING, March 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-eight hours ahead of schedule, Sinopec Corp,China's leading energy and chemical company, put its first melt-blown non-woven fabric assembly line into operation at its Yanshan factory inBeijing on March 6. The Yanshan factory is a converted 3600 square ...

2020-03-08 13:01 953

Millions Raised by AmCham China Members for Wuhan Relief Efforts

BEIJING, Feb. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The global outbreak of the novel coronavirus has presented unprecedented challenges for many, but the US business community inChina has responded magnificently. To date, member companies of the American Chamber of Commerce inChina (AmCham China) have made d...

2020-02-15 21:00 724

Beijing Summit of Global Sharing Economy Forum Held Successfully!

BEIJING, Jan. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 16, The "Great Sharing, New Economy—Beijing Summit of the Global Sharing Economy Forum" was held at the China National Convention Center. It was sponsored by China General Chamber of Commerce and China Association for the Promotion of Industrial D...

2020-01-18 22:23 1204

Switzerland Continues its Reign at the Top of the 2020 Best Countries Report

– The fifth annual Best Countries report reveals a general consensus around climate change,anxiety about big tech, and shifting perceptions of the U.S. – WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Switzerland, Canada and Japan maintain their dominance in the overall2020 Best Countries Report, a r...

2020-01-15 13:01 569

The Slogans, Emblems and Mascots of the 31st Summer Universiade in 2021 were Officially Released in Chengdu, China

CHENGDU, China, Jan. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 30, the slogan, emblem and mascot of the 31st Summer Universiade and Franchising Global Conference were held inChengdu University Village in Chengdu, China. This was an international event, a global sports event for college students, and an...

2020-01-02 09:31 590

World Pancreatic Cancer Day Campaign Launches to Raise Awareness of the Risks and Symptoms of the World's Toughest Cancer

More than 80 organizations from 30 countries to advocate for early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer onThursday, Nov. 21 MANHATTAN BEACH, California, Oct. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate among all major cancers because few people know the risks and symptoms a...

2019-10-30 05:47 413

Statement on the Abuse of Jewish Children in Australia

MECCA, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheikh Dr. Mohammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, the Secretary-General of the Muslim World League, condemned on Monday the images that have circulated in Australian media depicting humiliating treatment of Jewish students. The MWL, which is a non-...

2019-10-08 07:38 331

Xi: China will stay on peaceful development path

BEIJING, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- President Xi Jinping on Tuesday delivered a speech at a grand rally at Tian'anmen Square inBeijing to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding ofthe People's Republic of China (PRC). Here are the highlights: Joyful Chinese proud of motherland as PRC tu...

2019-10-01 20:45 400

The Most Korean Style Templestay and Temple Food to be Introduced in Los Angeles in September

SEOUL, South Korea and LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are interested in Korea, one of the attractive countries inAsia, or if you are a vegetarian seeking healthy flavors, here are some good news for you. The Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism will host an event that introduces K...

2019-09-05 00:00 838

GSC Welcomes Canada's Use Of A Risk-Based Assessment Of Siloxanes

Regulators Conclude L2, L4, L5, and D3 Pose Low Risk to Environment and Human Health WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Global Silicones Council (GSC) welcome Canada's draft risk assessment of a range of silicone materials, including L2, L4, L5, and D31. The Canadian Ministe...

2019-08-06 21:30 1603

New Zealand's Leading Tobacco Control Expert Questions Budget Tobacco Tax Increase

As World No Tobacco Day is marked around the world, Dr. Marewa Glover calls for a fairer and more science-based approach tosmoking cessation and harm reduction  AUCKLAND, New Zealand, May 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- One of New Zealand's most renowned tobacco control researchers is questioning th...

2019-05-31 05:10 3511

Agile Alliance Announces AGILE2019 Program

Global Agile Conference in Washington, D.C. is the Industry's Premier Event PORTLAND, Oregon, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Agile Alliance is pleased to announce theprogram for AGILE2019, the largest annual international gathering of Agilists. The conference is the premier global event fo...

2019-04-23 20:00 472