Friday January 15, 2021 20:50

THE NATION Press Releases

Stronger, faster, more spectacular: the new 911 GT3 Cup Automotive—08 Jan 21

Stuttgart. Porsche has unveiled the latest generation of the world's top-selling racing car: the new 911 GT3 Cup. From the start of the 2021 season, this racer will be campaigned in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup as well as the national Porsche Carrera

Gift of Life Donor Program Leads U.S. in Organ Donation for 13th Consecutive Year Heathcare—06 Jan 21

PHILADELPHIA--6 Jan--PRNewswire/InfoQuest
Region Demonstrates Extraordinary Generosity and Clinical Leadership Despite Pandemic Challenges: Most Organ Donors Every Year Since 2008

For the13thconsecutive year,Gift of Life Donor Program leads the nation in the most organ donors among all 58 U.S. Organ Procurement Organizations (OPO). Thanks to the extraordinary generosity of its community, Gift of Life has coordinated the most organ donors in the nation every year since 2008.

The federally designated OPO, headquartered in Philadelphia, coordinated life-saving gifts from 619 organ donors in 2020, resulting in 1,621 organs transplanted.   Gift of Life's annual donation rate, 55 organ donors-per-million-population, is among the highest in the world.

"Gift of Life Donor Program steadfastly advanced its life-saving mission, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic," said Gift of Life President and CEO Howard M. Nathan. "This is a testament to the dedication and expertise of our staff, the commitment of our hospital partners and the inspiring generosity of our donors and donor families. Our compassionate community is the most generous in the nation, choosing to save lives and support families despite their grief and the many challenges of this past year."Zach, a 5-year-old who received a life-saving heart transplant during the pandemic, and his mother Sarah, expr

Bayer and the National Heart Centre Singapore Collaborate to Set Up Center of Excellence for Heathcare—05 Jan 21

Leveraging on Asian patient data, the 5-year collaboration aims to boost patient-centricity in R&D, leading to improved treatment outcomes in cardiovascular disease (CVD) management.The Center will generate and integrate high quality patient data

Healthiness Joins NSTDA and Leading Research Institutes Develops "Besuto 12" - alcohol free gel Events—24 Dec 20

Healthiness has joined with the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) to support the Innovation and Technology Assistance Program and AVS Innovation Co Ltd, a company under Thailand Science Park, in developing "Besuto 12" (Besuto

Zoomlion Researcher Yu Lekang Wins China's Top National Employee Award General—18 Dec 20

Yu Lekang, Deputy General Manager and researcher of construction machinery manufacturer Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (01157.HK), was awarded China's most prestigious employee award, the National Model Worker, at the National

Global Korea Convention opens to spotlight Seoul's achievements in int'l General—14 Dec 20

An international forum kicked off in Seoul on Wednesday to share South Korea's achievements in global cooperation and explore its future roles and challenges in the post-COVID-19 era. The National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social

Etihad Airways partners with PressReader: Heightens passenger experience with digital newspapers General—02 Dec 20

Etihad Airways, the national airline of UAE, has partnered with PressReader, the world's premium all-you-can-consume digital newspaper and magazine platform. The new partnership brings global content to Etihad's international passengers wherever they fly

QS release annual list of Asia's best universities General—26 Nov 20

QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education think-tank and compilers of the world's most-consulted university rankings portfolio, have today released the latest edition of their annual list of Asia's best higher education institutions. The National

INSIGHTEC Announces MR-guided Focused Ultrasound to Treat Essential Tremor Received Funding by Heathcare—25 Nov 20

INSIGHTEC(R), a global healthcare company focused on the therapeutic power of acoustic energy, today announced that the National Health Service (NHS) England has approved funding for MR-guided Focused Ultrasound for the treatment of medication-refractory

AI Math-Solver App QANDA Launches QANDA Live Class in Thailand General—25 Nov 20

Today, Seoul-based edtech startup Mathpresso announced its launch of QANDA Live Class in Thailand. QANDA Live Class is an in-app feature that provides live-streaming classes from the nation's top-rated teachers. QANDA Live Class is a new feature on

KeTSA: National Energy Awards 2020 Winners Announced General—19 Nov 20

The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) is pleased to announce the winners of the National Energy Awards (NEA) 2020.30 from the total 110 participantsof the NEA were selected as winners of NEA 2020 through a rigorous evaluation process

NSTDA and SET to jointly level up capabilities of SMEs and startups via digital Stcoks—09 Nov 20

The National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) to promote and support SMEs and startups to appropriately apply technology and innovation in business

Korea's National IT Industry Promotion Agency to Assist Overseas Expansion of Promising Korean General—03 Nov 20

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the National IT Industry Promotion Agency, both Korean government agencies, will hold an online conference as part of the "2020 Project of Supporting Korean Ed-Tech Overseas Expansion" on 2-3 November. 18

TerraPay strengthens its entry in North America with FINTRAC Canada MSB Stcoks—26 Oct 20

Canada's growth lends itself to an increasing population of immigrants boosting the economy. Fuelling its aim to attract migrants to the nation in the next few years calls for a seamless and secure framework to facilitate the money transfer requirements

Xinhua Silk Road: Green transformation vital for coal coking dev. and B&R energy General—20 Oct 20

Green, low carbon, and beneficial to local economic and social development are important considerations for international Belt and Road (B&R) cooperation, said Wu Yin, former deputy director with the National Energy Administration (NEA) and vice

Math-Solver App QANDA Reaches 1 Billion Questions Solved Thailand is the fastest growing market for General—20 Oct 20

Today, Seoul-based edutech startup Mathpresso announced that its math-solver app QANDA reached 1 billion questions solved by the app. The number of Thai users reached 320K - roughly 10% of the national K-12 population with smart phones in

Hangxiao Steel Structure's "Miracle of World Architecture" Selected by American National Geographic Properties—14 Oct 20

Recently, the documentary Shenkeng Hotel of the Great Project Tour, shot by the National Geographic Channel of the US, was released in Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asian countries. The InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland (also known as Shenkeng

Chinese and Filipino Expatriates in Thailand Increase as Industry Growth Depends Less on Properties—01 Oct 20

The nation’s dominant expatriate nationality has been Japanese, currently making up 18% of expatriates in Thailand (28,560 as of Q3 2020). However, the Japanese expatriate numbers are decreasing. CBRE, a leading international property consultant,

Chia Tai Strengthens Food Security by Providing Vegetable Seeds under Second Phase of "Next-door General—25 Sep 20

Mr. Manas Chiaravanond, Chief Executive Officer of Chia Tai Company Limited, Thailand’s leading innovative agricultural company, joins forces to bolster the nation's food security by supporting the second phase of "Next-door fridges for coping with

Esso Supporting Vocational Science Projects in Practice with Communities General—25 Sep 20

Esso in cooperation with the Science Society of Thailand, Office of the Vocational Education Commission and Startup Thailand of the National Innovation Agency extended innovation efforts from Vocational Science Contest to communities for practical

OrbusNeich(R) Announces China Approval for COMBO(R) Coronary Stent Heathcare—23 Sep 20

OrbusNeich Medical Co. Ltd. has announced that the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has granted market approval for the COMBO BIO-ENGINEERED SIROLIMUS ELUTING STENT in China. It is the first dual therapy stent to both accelerate

Xinhua Silk Road: E China's Ningbo city accelerates smart city construction General—16 Sep 20

East China's Ningbo city, an important contributor to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and one of the Chinese cities piloting implemention of the national strategic plan to further develop the manufacturing sector in China, is speeding up smart city

Women matter: Russian philanthropic foundation received an award for forming women's General—10 Sep 20

Ekaterina Rybakova - the President and cofounder of the Rybakov Foundation has become a laureate of the National Award "Media Manager of Russia - 2020" as the ideologist and the founder of the PRO Women's community. Ekaterina develops projects in the

Up-to-Date Leading Cancer Treatment Recommendations from NCCN Now Available in Heathcare—03 Sep 20

Gold standard clinical practice guidelines in oncology updated and translated for greater global accessibility; free online at . The National Comprehensive Cancer Network(R) (NCCN(R)) today announced the availability of both new and

Xinhua Silk Road: Southwest China's Guizhou to hold 5th int'l chili expo from Aug. General—18 Aug 20

The 5th Guizhou Zunyi International Chili Expo is going to be held in Zunyi, Southwest China's Guizhou Province, from August 18 to August 19. The expo will witness the launch of the national-level pepper market in Zunyi and the construction on Guizhou

Fitch Affirms Bank of China (Thai)'s Long-Term National Rating at 'AAA(tha)'; Stable Stcoks—17 Aug 20

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has affirmed the National Long-Term Rating of Bank of China (Thai) Public Company Limited (BOCT) at 'AAA(tha)' with a Stable Outlook, and the National Short-Term Rating at 'F1+(tha)'. KEY RATING DRIVERS BOCT's National Ratings

Fitch Affirms ICBCT and ICBCTL at 'AAA(tha)'; Downgrades ICBCT's Bonds Stcoks—17 Aug 20

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has affirmed the National Long-Term Ratings of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Thai) Public Company Limited (ICBCT) and ICBC (Thai) Leasing Company Limited (ICBCTL) at 'AAA(tha)' with a Stable Outlook. At the same time,

Thailand’s Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) and the Ministry of Digital Economy and IT—10 Aug 20

On 2ndAugust the Department of Intellectual Property (DIP), the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DES) and the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) announced new website blocking provisions for piracy sites which violate


On the occasion of the National Day of the Switzerland, 1st August, Swissotel Bangkok Ratchada led by Bruno Rotschaedl, General Manager together with Sukrita Chomdhavat, Director of Marketing Communications paid a courtesy visit to H.E Mrs. Helene

Lighting Industry Leaders Join Forces to Offer Ultraviolet Light Safety Heathcare—05 Aug 20

American Lighting Association, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association and UL bring UVC light application risks to the forefront with new position paper With a shared commitment to the safety and performance of electrical lighting, UL, a