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InvestChile Portfolio Shows Record 25.1% Growth at Year-End 2021

Chile’s foreign investment promotion agency tallied up US$28 billion in projects, the highest figure recorded over its five-year history. SANTIAGO, Chile, Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  InvestChile, the public agency that promotes foreign investment in the country, wrapped up 2021 with a record US $28 billion in its project portfolio. This ...
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Egyptian Prime Minister Reviews Egypt’s Efforts to Face Climate Change During the Fourth Edition of the World Youth Forum

Panel “From Glasgow to Sharm El-Sheikh: Combating Climate Change” SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Egyptian President Abdel Fatah ElSisi attended the main session titled ‘From Glasgow to Sharm El Sheikh: Combating Climate C...
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McKinsey named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Retail Price Optimization Solutions 2021-22 Vendor Assessment

Periscope by McKinsey’s comprehensive pricing and promotions solution recognized for its end-to-end capability, responsiveness, and customer satisfaction NEW YORK and LONDON, Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — McKinsey & Company today announced that it h...
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Virtru Closes $60M Growth Financing Round Co-Led by ICONIQ Growth and Foundry Capital, with Participation from Tiger Global and MC2

As the world migrates to a Zero Trust cybersecurity model, investors back Virtru to make Trusted Data Format (TDF) the open standard for sharing and protecting sensitive data WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Virtru, a leader in data protection a...
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Madison Realty Capital Completes Record 2021 with $6.4 Billion in Transaction Volume Across 72 Deals and Raises Largest Debt Fund Ever at $2.08 Billion

Additional Highlights Include Launch of New $500 Million Hospitality Lending Platform New York, Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madison Realty Capital, a vertically integrated real estate private equity firm focused on debt and equity investment strategies,...
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UAB announces first clinical-grade transplant of gene-edited pig kidneys into brain-dead human

UAB announces the first clinical-grade transplant of gene-edited pig kidneys into brain-dead human NEWS HIGHLIGHTS UAB researchers have achieved several world’s firsts with pig-to-human kidney transplant: First peer-reviewed/published study of a genetically...
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Female R&D workforce growing steadily in Taiwan: statistics agency

The number of women who work in the field of research and development (R&D) has steadily increased in recent years, according to the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS).   A total of 94,000 women were employed in...
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CORONAVIRUS/Taoyuan, Taipei disclose places visited by COVID-19 patients

The Taipei and Taoyuan city governments on Thursday published a list of places visited by nine individuals recently confirmed with COVID-19, including stores, banks, clinics and schools.   The nine cases are all linked to a larger outbreak of the...
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CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan introduces COVID vaccine mandate for some entertainment venues

Starting Friday, people will be required to show proof that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before being allowed to enter certain adult entertainment venues, and Taiwan’s digital COVID-19 certificates will be more widely available, the C...
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