Daily Archives: August 14, 2017


Matthew Tehan Joins to Lead Firm’s Capital Markets Business in Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, Aug. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, today announced that Matthew Tehan has joined the Capital Markets Group as a Managing Director.

Taconic Biosciences Announces Partnership With Cergentis B.V. to Provide Transgene Mapping Services

HUDSON, N.Y., Aug. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in genetically engineered mouse models and associated services, announced it has signed a collaborative agreement with Cergentis B.V.

Iran increases funding for missile program

Iran’s parliament approved on Sunday the allocation of an additional 520 million USD for the development of the missile program and the elite Revolutionary Guards’ foreign operations wing, the Quds Force.…

Da Nang to host 20th Vietnam Film Festival

The 20th Vietnam Film Festival will take place in Da Nang city in late November, honoring Vietnam’s best movies and promoting the image of Vietnamese people, culture, and tradition to the world.…

German newspaper: Russian economy on the rise despite sanctions

Despite sanctions and a drop in oil prices, the economy of Russia has grown, German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) noted.

According to the Russian Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat), the Russian economy grew 2.5 percent in the second quarter of this year, the highest rate since 2012 thanks to a growth in construction and industry.…

Syrian government doubles territory it controls

The Syrian government has doubled the size of the territory under its control in just two months, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Sunday.

He said that Syrian government forces supported by the Russian air force have recaptured much of the country’s central Homs province from the Islamic State.…

Vietnamese students excel at World Mathematics Olympiad

The Vietnamese team finished third with two silver and seven bronze medals at the World Mathematics Olympiad in Tianjin, China, last week.

The silver medals went to Hoang Duong Phuc Quang and To Huynh Phuc, both students from Tran Dai Nghia High School for the Gifted.…