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Malaysian Investors take part in Indonesia Investment Forum in Penang

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Friday, December 2, 2022

PENANG, Malaysia, Dec 2, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - A total of 95 Malaysian investors took part in the Indonesia Investment Forum which was co-organized by the Ministry of Investment/Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) of Republic of Indonesia and the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia (KJRI) Penang in Penang, Malaysia, Tuesday.

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  • PENANG, Malaysia, Dec 2, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - A total of 95 Malaysian investors took part in the Indonesia Investment Forum which was co-organized by the Ministry of Investment/Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) of Republic of Indonesia and the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia (KJRI) Penang in Penang, Malaysia, Tuesday.
  • "Therefore, we have come here to directly meet and talk to the investors about the potentials," said Saribua.
  • Malaysia is among the top 10 investors in Indonesia, with investment over the last 5 years (2017-2021) reaching US$ 6.76 billion.
  • Penang was chosen as the location for the event because the city is a manufacturing hub in Malaysia, hosting Excellence in Industry 4.0 through which it is expected to increase awareness and interest of Malaysian investors in investment opportunities in Indonesia.

Chiesi USA Sponsors ASHP Advantage Initiative to Support Pharmacy Technician Recruitment and Retention

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Friday, December 2, 2022

As a Certified B Corporation, Chiesi deepens ASHP partnership to fund educational efforts designed to address the pharmacy technician shortage and support pharmaceutical professionals.

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  • As a Certified B Corporation, Chiesi deepens ASHP partnership to fund educational efforts designed to address the pharmacy technician shortage and support pharmaceutical professionals.
  • CARY, N.C., Dec. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiesi USA (key-ay-zee), the U.S. affiliate of Chiesi Farmaceutici, an international research-focused healthcare group (Chiesi Group), today announced its sponsorship of the ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) Advantage initiative to support pharmacy technician recruitment and retention.
  • The ASHP Advantage initiative is designed to address the pharmacy technician shortage through educational strategies, tools and resources to improve recruitment and retention efforts.
  • Launch of the Pharmacy Technician Recruitment and Retention Resource Center, which will include detailed information about the initiative, a checklist of recruitment and retention strategies to assist pharmacists in their efforts, examples of career ladders for pharmacy technicians, and other resources.

Entrepreneur Day and Start-up Express help innovators adapt to the post-pandemic era

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Friday, December 2, 2022

The three-day E-Day ran from 30 November to today and included the debut of the Start-up Express International entrepreneurship development programme.

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  • The three-day E-Day ran from 30 November to today and included the debut of the Start-up Express International entrepreneurship development programme.
  • The event attracted over 9,000 attendees and viewers from 44 countries and regions to the hybrid exhibition and seminars.
  • In particular, we are delighted that outstanding Hong Kong start-ups shone alongside their global peers at the pioneering Start-up Express International.
  • During Start-up Express International, 10 overseas winners shared the stage with eight Hong Kong Start-up Express laureates to discuss industry insights and their entrepreneurship journeys.

Easterseals and Bellwether Release Report on Educational Disparities for Black Students with Disabilities

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Easterseals, in partnership with Bellwether, today shared the findings of a recently published report, Ignored, Punished, and Underserved: Understanding and Addressing Disparities in Education Experiences and Outcomes for Black Children with Disabilities, during a virtual in-depth discussion that focused on the pandemic's disproportionately negative impact on students with disabilities.

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  • Watson and Hinds shared the report's findings on the numerous disparities for black students with disabilities and offered specific recommendations to address those inequities at the teacher, district, and policy levels.
  • "This joint report shares insights from students and families, advocates, and school leaders that spotlight the disparate educational experiences of children of color with disabilities," said Watson.
  • "Ensuring that all students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to learn is a critical cornerstone of the Easterseals mission.
  • "The stories we documented in this report highlight the urgent need for investments to better support students of color with disabilities," said Hinds.

LuckyTruck strategizes with Great American Insurance Group to launch fully digital motor truck cargo insurance product

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

CINCINNATI, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LuckyTruck, the tech-enabled retail agent focused exclusively on trucking, announced today it has collaborated with Great American Insurance Group (GAIG) to launch a fully digital Motor Truck Cargo (MTC) product.

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  • CINCINNATI, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LuckyTruck, the tech-enabled retail agent focused exclusively on trucking, announced today it has collaborated with Great American Insurance Group (GAIG) to launch a fully digital Motor Truck Cargo (MTC) product.
  • Great American Insurance Group's roots go back to 1872 with the founding of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company.
  • The members of Great American Insurance Group are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), also based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Policies are underwritten by Great American Insurance Company, Great American Assurance Company, Great American Alliance Insurance Company and Great American Insurance Company of New York, authorized insurers in all 50 states and the DC.

Researchers from Insilico Medicine, University of Copenhagen, and University of Chicago unravel molecular secrets hidden in premature aging diseases and cancer using AI

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The findings, supported by researchers from the University of Chicago, were published in the Nov. 26 edition of Nature Cell Death & Disease .

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  • The findings, supported by researchers from the University of Chicago, were published in the Nov. 26 edition of Nature Cell Death & Disease .
  • With the most significantly perturbed genes serving as biomarkers, researchers performed survival analysis across 33 cancer types and selected those that showed high confidence stratification among cancer patients.
  • Insilico Medicines AI-driven PandaOmics platform was used to perform a comprehensive differential gene expression analysis, survival stratification, and target discovery.
  • Insilico Medicine is delivering breakthrough solutions to discover and develop innovative drugs for cancer, fibrosis, immunity, central nervous system diseases, and aging-related diseases.

Verizon Business Takes 5G Innovation Sessions Series to Phoenix

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Business will demonstrate the transformative benefits of its business solutions at the next installment of its 5G Innovation Sessions series, occurring at the Footprint Center on December 6.

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  • BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Business will demonstrate the transformative benefits of its business solutions at the next installment of its 5G Innovation Sessions series, occurring at the Footprint Center on December 6.
  • 5G presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity for businesses to supercharge productivity and innovation and gain an edge on the competition, said TJ Fox, Senior Vice President, Industrial IoT & Automotive, Verizon Business.
  • Its all on full display at the 5G Innovation Session in Phoenix.
  • The event will be held at the Footprint Center, located at 201 E. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ 85004 in Phoenix, featuring several prominent executives including TJ Fox, Senior Vice President and President, Industrial IoT and Automotive, Verizon Business; Maggie Hallbach, President, Verizon Frontline, Verizon Business; Mike Ruhnke, Vice President, US Corporate Enterprise Accounts, Verizon Business; Danny Johnson, Director, Product Marketing, Verizon Business; Dave Hickey, Vice President, West Business Markets, Verizon Business; Cory Davis, Assistant Vice President, Public Safety, Verizon Frontline, Verizon Business; Mitch Cooper, Vice President of Sales for Verizon, Ericsson North America; Peter Linder, Head of 5G Marketing, Ericsson North America; Dan Costello, Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Phoenix Suns; Steve Reese, Chief Information Officer, Phoenix Suns; Mayor Kate Gallego, City of Phoenix; Kara Kalkbrenner, Retired Fire Chief, City of Phoenix; Kurt Schwartzkopf, Executive Vice President, Co-Head of Sports, NBA & NHL Arenas, Ticketmaster; and Anil Lalwani, Principal Product Manager, AWS.

Independent Prospective Study Defines Reference Range for CareDx’s AlloSure for Long-Term Lung Transplant Surveillance

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The independent observational study performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center measured AlloSure dd-cfDNA levels in clinically stable lung transplant patients two years post-transplant during routine clinic appointments, every three months.

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  • The independent observational study performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center measured AlloSure dd-cfDNA levels in clinically stable lung transplant patients two years post-transplant during routine clinic appointments, every three months.
  • In an analysis of fifty-one patients with at least three AlloSure dd-cfDNA measurements, the reference baseline was defined for using AlloSure in the long-term surveillance of lung transplant patients.
  • This study adds to the body of evidence supporting the use of AlloSure Lung.
  • This press release includes forward-looking statements related to CareDx, Inc., including statements regarding the potential benefits and results that may be achieved with AlloSure Lung on transplant patients and the value of the independent study on AlloSure Lung conducted by Vanderbilt University Medical Center (the Study).

The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) Announced 2022 Award Recipients Impacting the Personal Finance Field

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) recognized 11 individuals, organizations, special projects, and initiatives expanding access to personal finance resources and education across the country as part of its 2022 AFCPE Awards.

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  • WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) recognized 11 individuals, organizations, special projects, and initiatives expanding access to personal finance resources and education across the country as part of its 2022 AFCPE Awards.
  • More than 20 award nominations were peer-reviewed, and honorees were awarded specifically for their innovation, expertise, and leadership in meeting communities' financial needs.
  • The 2022 award recipients include:
    Distinguished Fellow Award : Dr. Dottie Durband, AFC, Associate Dean for Academics and Faculty/Professor of Personal Financial Planning at Texas Tech University.
  • Outstanding Education Program : AccessLex Institute's MAX by AccessLex, the first-of-its-kind multi-faceted personal finance curriculum exclusively for law students.

US Vice President, French President Visit NASA Headquarters

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Bill Nelson welcomed Vice President Kamala Harris and French President Emmanuel Macron to NASA Headquarters in Washington Wednesday, where they participated in a working meeting and briefing by U.S. and French experts on U.S.-France cooperation in exploration, Earth, and space science.

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  • WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Bill Nelson welcomed Vice President Kamala Harris and French President Emmanuel Macron to NASA Headquarters in Washington Wednesday, where they participated in a working meeting and briefing by U.S. and French experts on U.S.-France cooperation in exploration, Earth, and space science.
  • U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Don Graves and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Rick Spinrad also were in attendance.
  • It was an honor to host Vice President Harris and President Macron at NASA Headquarters, where they heard from some of the brightest minds from our two nations," said Nelson.
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