Daily Archives: May 11, 2020

Novavax to Present COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Progress in World Vaccine Congress Webinar Series

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that Gregory Glenn, M.D., President of Research and Development, will present progress of NVX-CoV2373, Novavax’ coronavirus vaccine candidate, on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 as part of the World Vaccine

LafargeHolcim’s deal to sell Philippines business collapses

LafargeHolcim’s deal to sell its Philippines business, valued at $2.15 billion, has failed after the country’s competition authority did not give approval in time, Trend reports with reference to Reuters. The world’s biggest cement maker announced the sale of its entire 85.7% stake to industrial group San Miguel Corporation in May 2019 and was expected to complete the

Indonesia reports 233 new coronavirus infections, 18 deaths

Indonesia reported on Monday 233 new coronavirus infections, taking the total of cases in the Southeast Asian country to 14,265, said health ministry official Achmad Yurianto, Trend reports with reference to Reuters. Yurianto reported 18 new COVID-19 related deaths, taking the total to 991, while 2,881 have recovered. More than 116,350 people have been tested, he said.  

Small Businesses Better-Placed to Recover from the Economic Impacts of COVID-19, Survey Finds

JAKARTA, Indonesia, With many of Indonesia’s small businesses reporting both reasonably strong finances and usage of digital technology in 2019, they are better placed than many other small businesses across the Asia Pacific region to manage through the COVID-19 crisis, according to a recent survey by CPA Australia, one of the world’s largest accounting bodies.

Govt to take precautionary measures for returning migrant workers

Jakarta On account to the COVID-19 pandemic, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) instructed relevant ministries to take precautionary measures for the return of 34 thousand Indonesian migrant workers, whose work contract will end in May and June. “In connection with the return of Indonesian migrant workers, I have received a report that the work contract of