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General Press Release : 19 May 2020

Indorama Ventures Continues to Help Communities in More Countries Fighting COVID-19 General—19 May 20

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has continued to offer support to communities in more countries worldwide through its subsidiaries. IVL has been supporting medical personnel and communities affected by the

Invivoscribe Announces FDA Approval for Distribution of the LeukoStrat CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay as an IVD Kit in the United States General—19 May 20

SAN DIEGO--19 May--PRNewswire/InfoQuest
Invivoscribe to offer the LeukoStrat(R) CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay as an FDA approved kit with analysis software.

In 2017, Invivoscribe's LeukoStrat(R) CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay became the first FDA approved FLT3 test and launched as a testing service at LabPMM, Invivoscribe's clinical laboratory in San Diego. This PMA supplement approval by the FDA provides customers a choice to purchase the IVD-labeled LeukoStrat(R) CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay kits for in-house testing. The ability to perform efficient, accurate, and objective FLT3 testing at regional laboratories, cancer treatment centers, and hospitals is expected to improve the management of patients diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).

As the companion diagnostic to midostaurin (US, EU, Switzerland, Australia), gilteritinib fumarate (US, JP, EU), and quizartinib hydrochloride (JP), the LeukoStrat CDx is the only globally standardized FLT3 mutation test validated to meet international regulatory standards for detection of genetic mutations in the FLT3 gene, which is one of the most important driver mutations in AML.   The LeukoStrat(R) CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay may be used as an aid in assessment of AML patients for treatment with approved FLT3 targeted therapies.

"The release of the IVD-labeled kit will benefit patients afflicted with AML and is a critical tool

200 Baby Turtles Born at Banyan Tree Samui Thai resort nurses green turtles to General—19 May 20

The birth of some 200 green turtles has brought a moment of joy to the staff at one of Thailand’s top hotels. Between April 4 and 24, three nests hatched on the secluded beach at Banyan Tree Samui resort, and a total of 200 baby turtles emerged

AC Biode from University of Cambridge wins SCG Bangkok Business Challenge @ Sasin General—19 May 20

SCG and Sasin School of Management recently announced the winner of the SCG Bangkok Business Challenge @Sasin 2020, Asia's longest-running global student startup competition. AC Biode from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, was awarded the

Photo Release: WHA Group Sponsors Chonburi’s Health Training General—19 May 20

WHA Industrial Development Plc. a subsidiary of WHA Group. recently provided financial support for a training program for volunteer health workers at Aor Bor Tor Khao Kun Song in Chonburi’s Sri Racha District. The healthcare training course aims to

ITC Savlon Launches Hand Sanitiser Priced Less Than a Cent General—19 May 20

As the world braces to witness the new normal, hand hygiene is emerging as a global priority. The awareness of hand hygiene and the need is now a well-established conversation but often access to hand hygiene becomes a challenge due to lack of facilities

88 Nobel Laureates & World Leaders Call for $1 Trillion to Protect the World's Children in the General—19 May 20

Today, 88 Nobel Laureates and World Leaders, as part of Laureates and Leaders for Children, issued a statement calling for the world's governments to unite and prioritize the world's children during their lockdowns and in the aftermath. Founded by 2014

Huobi and UN-Sanctioned NGO Launch Joint COVID-19 Charity Campaign General—19 May 20

Huobi Charity and Finance Center for South-South Cooperation to raise $143,000 USD in crypto donations to supply Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America with PPE Huobi Charity, the philanthropic arm and blockchain-based charity platform of Huobi

The Coffee Academ?cs debuts “Dalgona Coffee” General—19 May 20

The Coffee Academ?cs, a leading specialty coffee chain from Hong Kong with the first flagship store in Thailand at Velaa Sindhorn Village Langsuan, has rolled out its own version of “Dalgona Coffee”, the trendy whipped coffee that started in

Mazars supports the “Help Helpen in Thailand” campaign for giving food to those in General—19 May 20

Mazars and its staff decided to support 'Help Helpen in Thailand’ campaign as part of their CSR activities. Help Helpen in Thailand is assisting Dutch and local initiatives to give food and sanitary items to those in need after becoming jobless due