SIMBA Chain Raises $25 Million in Series A Funding

South Bend, IN, Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (via Blockchain Wire) SIMBA Chain, the technology company that has eliminated the complexities of blockchain app development and reduced energy usage thus opening the door to a world of users, has closed a  $25 million Series A funding round led by Valley Capital Partners. The round received additional participation […]

Junshi Biosciences and Coherus Announce Completion of Rolling BLA Submission to U.S. FDA for Toripalimab for the Treatment of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

SHANGHAI, China and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shanghai Junshi Biosciences Co., Ltd. (“Junshi Biosciences”, HKEX: 1877; SSE: 688180) and Coherus Biosciences, Inc. (“Coherus”, Nasdaq: CHRS) announced today the completion of the rolling submission of the Biologics License Application (“BLA”) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) for toripalimab in […]

N. Korea Rejects COVID Vaccines, Saying Hard-hit Nations Have Greater Need

North Korea has requested that 3 million doses of Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine it was allocated be sent to countries with severe outbreaks, according to UNICEF. “The DPRK Ministry of Public…

Hyundai unveils IONIQ 5-based robo taxi

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group unveiled the IONIQ 5-based self-driving robo taxi ahead of its showcase at the IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich next week, Trend reports citing Yonhap. Hyundai…

S. Korea passes bill to curb sway of Google, Apple in app store fees

South Korea’s parliament passed a bill that would rein in the dominance Google and Apple exert over payments on their app stores, becoming the first nation in the world to…

Hyundai tops global hydrogen auto sales

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co. topped global hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle sales in the January-July period, a market research firm said Wednesday, Trend reports citing Yonhap. Hyundai sold a total…

WHO chief welcomes S. Korea’s push for regional cooperation forum against health crises

SEOUL– The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday he welcomes President Moon Jae-in’s initiative for a regional cooperation forum to tackle public health crises, like the coronavirus…

Moon to hold luncheon meeting with parliamentary leaders Friday

SEOUL– President Moon Jae-in plans to meet with the leaders of the National Assembly over lunch later this week, Cheong Wa Dae said Wednesday. Moon has invited National Assembly Speaker…

Seoul stocks turn higher late Wed. morning on robust trade data

SEOUL– South Korean stocks shifted to positive terrain late Wednesday morning as investor sentiment was uplifted by strong exports last month. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose…

Conglomerates’ insider stock ownership up in 2021

SEOUL– Insider stock ownership at South Korea’s family-run conglomerates rose this year as more founding members and their families sought to tighten their grip on management, the antitrust regulator said…