Takeda and Frazier Healthcare Partners Announce Collaboration to Launch HilleVax, Inc. to Develop Clinical Stage Norovirus Vaccine Candidate

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (Takeda) and Frazier Healthcare Partners (Frazier) today announced a collaboration to launch HilleVax, Inc. (HilleVax), ...

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Expands to Pakistan

Dallas, Texas, July 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Lahore, Pakistan is open. The Texas Style barbecue restaurant features Short Ribs, Lamb Shank and Beef Sausages. Representatives Azam Bhatti and Mazhar Zaidi ...

Kenya’s Huge Railway Project Is Causing Environmental Damage. Here’s How

View of Standard Gauge Railway, at Mlolongo from Nairobi National Park, Kenya. Credit: Backrop Ke / Flickr By External SourceNAIROBI, Jul 29 2021 – Kenya is constructing a railway line that connects the coastal port of Mombasa and the ...

Revamped UN System Crucial for a Changing World

By Trevor PageLETHBRIDGE, Canada, Jul 29 2021 – From an international humanitarian perspective, the first half of 2021 has been disappointing. We’re no further ahead in ending the conflict in Syria and Yemen. From the fledgling democracy ...

Water Scarcity: Coming Soon

Credit: UNICEF By Guillaume Baggio, Manzoor Qadir and Vladimir SmakhtinHAMILTON, Ontario, Canada, Jul 29 2021 – In 1995, a highly-respected water expert in South Africa, Bill Pitman, in very concise terms illustrated that the country, ...

DR Congo, Ituri. Fleeing War, Weaving Life in IDP Camps of Bunia

The man reading is a displaced man in the IDP camp ISP in Bunia. Credit: Elena L. Pasquini By Elena L. PasquiniROME, Jul 29 2021 – He moves aside the curtain, thin as gauze, and then bends over. The darkness dazzles for a few seconds ...

Alarming Crisis of Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists in DRC

Elena Pasquini filming somewhere in the AKIgonze IDPs camp in the outskirts of Bunia in Ituri. Credit: Elena Pasquini By Sania FarooquiNEW DELHI, India, Jul 29 2021 – The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the most hostile and dangerous ...

In-Purchase Financing Provider Behalf Raises Over $100M to Expand Buy Now, Pay Later Capability for B2B

NEW YORK and RA'ANANA, Israel, July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Behalf, Inc., a provider of In–Purchase Financing solutions for B2B sellers and buyers, today announced $19 million in new venture financing. The round was led ...

To Prevent Teenage Pregnancies in Sub Saharan Africa, It Takes a Whole Village to Raise a Child

Honorine Meda became pregnant herself at the age of nineteen. Now she helps raise awareness of teenage pregnancy among girls in Dissin. By Guy DinmoreDISSIN, Burkina Faso, Jul 28 2021 – Honorine Meda is 23. Cycling through her hometown ...

FXCM Group Reports Monthly Execution Data

LONDON and SYDNEY, Australia and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FXCM Group, LLC (“FXCM Group” or "FXCM"), a leading international provider of online foreign exchange trading, CFD trading, ...