NMPA Approves Toripalimab in Patients with Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma who Failed Platinum-Containing Chemotherapy or Progressed within 12 Months of Neoadjuvant or Adjuvant Platinum-Containing Chemotherapy

3rd indication approved for Toripalimab in China

SHANGHAI, China, April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Junshi Biosciences (HKEX: 1877; SSE: 688180), a leading innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies, announced today that the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) …

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TigerGraph’s Graph + AI Summit 2021 to Feature 40+ Sessions, Live Workshops and Speakers from JPMorgan Chase, NewDay, Pinterest, Jaguar Land Rover and More

More than 6,000 Attendees Expected at April 21-23 Event; TigerGraph Finalizes Speakers, Sessions and Workshops Focused on Accelerating Analytics, AI and Machine Learning with Graph

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TigerGraph, provider of the leading graph analytics platform, today unveiled …

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Slon pushes for targeted household lockdowns

A lawmaker on Monday urged the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to shift to a more targeted approach of household lockdowns to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

Marikina City Rep. Stella Quimbo said implementing variations of …

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SCot moves to fast-track vax procurement

The provincial government of South Cotabato has initiated negotiations with suppliers of the Covovax vaccine to fast-track their procurement and delivery to the area.

Governor Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. said Monday that representatives of the vaccine supplier will make another presentation next week to the province’s …

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Zamboanga City seeks return to GCQ

The local Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has requested, through a resolution for the national government to place this city under general community quarantine (GCQ) to stop the rise in Covid-19 cases.

Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar said Monday that the proposed …

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Cvid-19 accelerates online workouts

With restriction in mobility due to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), more gym-goers rely on online workout sessions for their daily exercise and to continue their personal fitness goals, a leading fitness clubs operator in Asia said.

In a statement Monday, Evolution Wellness Philippines country manager …

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Duterte dispels rumors about being ill

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night dispelled rumors about being ill, saying he purposely decided to be out of public eye last week because he was busy reviewing and signing papers that involved “agriculture” issues.

Duterte did not elaborate the particular agriculture document he signed, …

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Gasoline, kerosene prices down this week

Oil firms will roll back prices of gasoline and kerosene starting Tuesday morning.

In separate advisories, Caltex, Cleanfuel, Petro Gazz, Petron, Phoenix Petroleum, PTT Philippines, Seaoil, Shell, and Unioil said they will cut gasoline prices by PHP0.25 per liter.

Caltex, Petron, Seaoil, and Shell will …

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Socks gauge slips anew; peso stays firm

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) ended Monday down still due to correction but the peso sustained its sideways close against the greenback.

The main equities index slipped for the second consecutive trading day after it ended at 6,518.64 points.

All Shares declined by 0.26 …

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Tillanes is the narcissist: Panelo

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo on Monday slammed former Senator Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV for branding President Rodrigo Duterte as a “narcissist”.

“Palibhasa kasi pag nakikita nitong dating senador na ito ang sarili niya sa salamin, nakikita niya yung paglalarawan niya kay Presidente actually …

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Inflation rate remains under control: Diokno

The country’s inflation rate remains under control despite surpassing the government’s target band since January this year, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno said.

“Under control yan (That’s under control);” he said during the Laging Handa public briefing aired over state-owned PTV 4 …

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DI estimates 500K jobs back under MECQ

As President Rodrigo Duterte has placed NCR Plus — National Capital Region, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal — under a less stringent modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) estimates that 500,000 jobs will be back in the labor market.…

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PRRD not sick: Sara

Mayor Sara Z. Duterte quashed Monday the rumor surrounding President Rodrigo Duterte’s health, saying his father is not ill.

“He is not sick,” Mayor Sara said in a radio interview after a television report last week claimed the elder Duterte had suffered a mild stroke.…

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Rescued sea turtle released in Biliran

Local authorities released on Monday a marine turtle hours after a fisherman found the trapped reptile off the coast of Biliran province.

Personnel from the Provincial Environment and Natural Resource Office (PENRO) in Biliran, the local police, and some fishermen facilitated the release of the …

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