Monthly Archives: December 2017

Eloxx Pharmaceuticals Completes Acquisition Transaction with Sevion Therapeutics

Company to focus on advancing the clinical development of ELX-02, a disease-modifying therapy for genetic diseases caused by nonsense mutations

WALTHAM, Mass., REHOVOT, Israel, and SAN DIEGO, Dec. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eloxx Pharmaceuticals Ltd. 

Williams Scotsman Completes Acquisition of Acton Mobile

BALTIMORE, Dec. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WillScot Corporation (NASDAQ:WSC) (“Williams Scotsman”) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Acton Mobile ( for a cash purchase price of approximately $235 million.

Vietnam, Laos deepen political ties

Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounnang Vorachit concluded his official visit to Vietnam on Thursday.

During the visit, the Lao leader held talks with Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong, met President Tran Dai Quang, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, and visited a number of economic, historical, and cultural relics in Hanoi and Nghe An province, and Military Zone 4.…

Lao Party, State leader visits Nghe An province

General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith said Laos is committed to continuing to promote the solidarity, friendship, and comprehensive cooperation.

During his visit to Nghe An province on Wednesday, the Lao top leader met with Nguyen Dac Vinh, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, who said Nghe An pays special heed to developing the relationship with Lao localities.…

Egyptian firms updated on Vietnam’s investment policy

A workshop themed Egypt’s business opportunities in Vietnam was held on Wednesday by the Embassy of Vietnam in Cairo and the Egyptian Business Association.

The event informed enterprises about Vietnam’s business climate, trade policies, and principal exports.…

IMF cuts forecast for British economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowered its forecast for UK growth this year from 1.7% in October to 1.6%, and said it expects the economy to grow by 1.5% next year.…

Le Luong Minh to conclude ASEAN Secretary General tenure

A ceremony took place at the ASEAN Secretariat offices on Tuesday to bid farewell to outgoing Secretary General Le Luong Minh.

ASEAN’s Deputy Secretary General Mochtan said Minh fulfilled his duty during a significant development period for ASEAN as it built a community and expanded regional connectivity.…