Junshi Biosciences Announces Approval of “B” Marker Removal from Company’s Stock Name by HKEX

SHANGHAI, China, July 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Junshi Biosciences (HKEX: 1877), a leading innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies, announced today that following its application to The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEX) pursuant to Rule 18A.12 of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on […]

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Tourism minister welcomes Lake Toba named as UNESCO’s Global Geopark

Jakarta :Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy/Head of the Tourism and Creative Economy Board WishnutamaKusubandio welcomed the UNESCO’s decision to include Danau Toba in North Sumatra as one of its Global Geoparks. The Minister said in a statement received here Sunday that Lake Toba has become one of the super priority tourism destinations that has received a world-class certification from the UNESCO Global Geopark, making it even more well known in the international level. Most importantly, it will bring benefits to local people. “Lake Toba can be the source of earnings for the…

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Police find a hectare of cannabis field in Bandung

Bandung, W Java :The Cimahi District Police found a hectare of cannabis field on Sunday in the forest area of Mount Bukit Tunggul in CilengkrangSubdistrict, located between the districts of Bandung and West Bandung in West Java Province. Cimahi Police Chief Adjunct Senior Commissioner YorisMarzuki said the marijuana plants were planted in random along with banana trees, vegetable, and other crops. “This is the fruit of the investigation conducted by the Drug Investigation Unit (Satresnarkoba) team since July 8, 2020 following the arrest of two marijuana dealers,” Marzuki said. The field…

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East Kalimantan is striving to eliminate child marriages

Samarinda, E Kalimantan :East Kalimantan has been striving to eliminate underage marriages as the province’s child marriage rate is recorded at 13.9 percent or higher than that of Indonesia’s national rate which currently stands at 11.54 percent, a local government official said. “There are now 953 underage marriage cases in East Kalimantan,” Head of the East Kalimantan Population, Women’s Empowerment, and Child Protection Office HaldaArsyad said here Sunday. Arsyad said the child marriages could still be found in society due to such factors as the early marriage-related culture, parents’ will…

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Kapuas Hulu flooding submerges larger area

Putussibau, Kapuas Hulu :Floods have inundated larger areas in Kapuas Hulu District, West Kalimantan and cut land transportation in several subdistricts, Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) Kapuas Hulu said. “Currently, our team is collecting data and monitor the situation in the field,” Head of Kapuas Hulu BPBD Gunawan said when contacting from Putussibau, the capital city of Kapuas Hulu, on Sunday. Some subdistricts submerged by the flood are Bunut Hulu, Bika, Kalis, Silat Hulu, EmbalohHilir, Seberuang, BoyanTanjung and BunutHilirsubdistricts. On Sunday, the flood hit EmbalohHilirsubdistrict with flood waters height of…

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Ministry encourages farmers to develop eel farming

Jakarta :The Marine Affairs and Fisheries Ministry has encouraged farmers and businessmen in the sector to develop eel farming and explore its potential in export market. “We need an agreement between the central government, local governments, businessmen, farmers, researchers, academicians and environmental observers to establish a commitment develop accountable and sustainable eel farming,” the ministry’s Director General of Aquaculture SlametSoebjakto said in a statement here on Sunday. The ministry would continue to encourage development of eel farming but it would need sustainable management to preserve eel habitat, since the seeds…

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