Daily Archives: May 29, 2018

AGF Completes Acquisition of 100% of FFCM

Strategic investment supports diversification and growth of quantitative platform

BOSTON and TORONTO, May 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AGF Management Limited (TSX:AGF.B) today announced it successfully completed its acquisition of 100% of FFCM, LLC (FFCM) earlier this month to further strengthen their quantitative investing and ETF platform brought to market under the AGFiQ banner.

Neuralstem to Participate at the BIO 2018 International Convention

GERMANTOWN, Md., May 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Neuralstem, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUR), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for nervous system diseases, today announced that Karl Johe, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer of Neuralstem, will be providing a Company overview during the 2018 BIO International Convention in Boston, Massachusetts, on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 3:30pm ET.…

Super B and Lithium Werks sign strategic multi-year cell supply agreement to meet soaring demand for lithium batteries

HENGELO, The Netherlands, May 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lithium battery specialist Super B (www.super-b.com) and cell supplier Lithium Werks B.V.(www.lithiumwerks.com) have signed a multi-year agreement that will secure worldwide supplies of lithium ion batteries to customers across the world.…

More effort needed to reduce tobacco use

Although progress has been made in tobacco control, more efforts are needed on anti-tobacco measures and reduction of deaths related to smoking in Vietnam.

Dr Kidong Park, a representative of the World Health Orgnisation (WHO)’s western pacific region, made the remarks at an event marking World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and National No Tobacco Week in the central city of Da Nang.…

Jordan, US, Russia agree to maintain South Syria truce

A Jordan official said on Monday that Jordan has agreed with Russia and the US on the importance of maintaining a de-escalation zone in southern Syria.

He said the 3 countries that signed last year’s deal to create the zone agreed on the need to preserve it as a key to reaching a political solution in Syria.…

Interim Italian Prime Minister announces early election

sItalian interim Prime Minister Carlo Cottarelli has announced he will hold a new general election in early 2019.

He told the press after a meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella that if his administration is not approved by the parliament, the general election will take place after August.…

Vesak commemorated across Vietnam

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) hosted a grand ceremony in Hanoi on Tuesday to mark the 2562nd birth anniversary of Lord Buddha.

In his speech, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said Buddha’s birthday celebration, also known as Vesak, is not only a major religious event for Buddhists in Vietnam but also a global cultural festival recognized by the UN General Assembly.…