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The effect of Brexit on medicines

June 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Excel Dyquiangco Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) has created much stir and disputes worldwide, also possibly resulting in the departure of the nation from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and leaving the future of regulating and accessing medicines in limbo. Based in London, EMA [Read more]

Tokyo plans to re-energize its economy

June 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Excel Dyquiangco In order to regain the status of Tokyo as the “top global financial city in Asia,” the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has devised a new plan known as the “Financial System Reform in Tokyo — Tokyo’s Big Bang.” This new plan seeks to develop [Read more]

Customs find smuggled ivory at HK airport

June 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Excel Dyquiangco Hong Kong authorities seized about 57.6 kilograms of suspected worked ivory concealed in three tailor-made vests inside three pieces of luggage unclaimed, which arrived from Zimbabwe at the Hong Kong International airport last June 14. The ivory, turned over to the Agriculture, [Read more]

Australia seeks to grow shipbuilding industry

June 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Excel Dyquiangco The Naval Shipbuilding College based in Adelaide, Australia plans to grow its shipbuilding industry by providing opportunities for education and training providers across the country. Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Defence Industry, who welcomed the proposal in Canberra, [Read more]

Why H-1B visa holders are important to US economy

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Excel Dyquiangco H-1B visa holders are deemed to strengthen the U.S. economy, after researchers found that these passport holders can contribute much to the lifespan and growth of an organization. The new study, “Are Immigrants Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from the Audit [Read more]

India and Spain strengthen bilateral ties

June 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Excel Dyquiangco In a bid to strengthen the bilateral relationship between Spain and India, the President of Spain Mariano Rajoy received and welcomed the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his country on May 31, which was said to be the first official visit again to Spain by a government [Read more]