Eisai to Launch Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Equfina in South Korea

TOKYO, Feb 1, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that Eisai Korea Inc., Eisai’s subsidiary in South Korea, has launched the Parkinson’s disease treatment Equfina (safinamide mesilate, “safinamide”). This is the first launch of Equfina in the Asian region excluding Japan. The estimated number of patients with Parkinson’s disease is approximately […]

Olympus launches comprehensive global educational platform for healthcare professionals

Tokyo / Hamburg, Feb 1, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Olympus Corporation (Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi) today announced the launch of a new comprehensive educational platform designed to provide healthcare professionals (HCPs) all over the world with learning opportunities and training to put their skills into practice and keep them […]

Salah scores twice as Liverpool beat Hammers 3-1

2021-02-01 HKT 08:53″ title=”Liverpool’s Mo Salah puts the ball past West Ham’s Lukasz Fabianski during their English Premier League match at London Stadium. Liverpool won 3-1. Photo: Reuters.”> Liverpool’s Mo Salah puts the ball past West Ham’s Lukasz Fabianski during their English Premier League match at London Stadium. Liverpool won 3-1. Photo: Reuters. Mohamed Salah […]

Putin, Aliyev discuss ceasefire control in Nagorno-Karabakh

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) shakes hands with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev before a meeting with leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region's future at the Kremlin in Moscow on January 11, 2021. (MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV / SPUTNIK / AFP) MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev on […]

Iran ‘won’t reverse nuclear steps’ before US sanctions are lifted

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart following their talks in Moscow on Jan 26, 2021. (Handout / RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY / AFP) Tehran will not accept US demands that it reverse an acceleration of its nuclear programme before Washington lifts sanctions, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif […]

US must renew focus on arms control

High on US President Joe Biden’s agenda will be the restoration of some of the major international agreements abandoned by his predecessor over the past four years. Atop the list is the Paris climate agreement, which addresses the most existential challenge confronting the planet, followed by the international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, from which […]

Courting growth in consumption

The international landscape has become increasingly complicated, with mounting instability and uncertainties that will persist for some period of time. The COVID-19 pandemic has posed challenges to economic globalization, leading to sluggish economic growth and shrinking global markets. Although domestic demand is already a major pillar of China’s economic growth, contributing to 89 percent of […]

Safeguarding Africa’s migrant workers

African cities have remarkably transformed in terms of political, socioeconomic and infrastructural development over the years. The upward trajectory, fairly prompted by the UN Agenda 2030, the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and the budding potential of the newly launched African Continental Free Trade Area, has occasioned an unparalleled demographic growth spurt largely signified by increased […]