Taconic Biosciences' Animals Complete Most Recent Mission To The International Space Station

RENSSELAER, N.Y., Jan 18 (Bernama) -- Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing genetically engineered rodent model solutions, announces the completion of a recent mission to the International Space Station.

This project represents a collaboration between the International Space Station (ISS) National Lab, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Bioserve Space Technologies with support from the Leidos Corporation, and Taconic.  Taconic has participated in several spaceflight missions with NASA since 1985.  Most recently, as part of the science and research investigation payloads supported by the SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services missions, Taconic prepared mice to live aboard the International Space Station for extended periods.

MPP Global Bridges the Innovation Gap by Centralising Physical and Digital Subscriber Management and Billing in a Single Cloud Platform

WARRINGTON, UK, Jan 18 (Bernama) -- MPP Global, the technology company that delivers eSuite, the world’s smartest subscriber management & billing platform, announces the launch of pivotal new functionality which enables media organisations to seamlessly create and manage the sale of physical subscriptions. This positions eSuite as the complete physical and digital subscription management solution.

The development of this industry-first functionality was borne out of the common challenge for publishers when managing multiple systems for deploying bundled print and digital subscriptions. This is inflexible for publishers and limits choice for their customers, restricting the ability to seamlessly create and offer digital and print subscription bundles.

Upward Revision of Base Rate (BR) and Base Financing Rates (BFR)

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 (Bernama) --
Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad (“BMMB”) today announced that it will be revising its Base Rate and Base Financing Rate effective 18 January 2019 pursuant to the increase in the Bank’s Cost of Fund (COF). The Bank’s BR and BFR will be increased by 11 basis points from 3.95% p.a. to 4.06% p.a. and 6.95% p.a. to 7.06% p.a. respectively. This will effectively impact all floating rate financing packages pegged to BR and BFR.

"Dato’ Haji Mohd Redza Shah, Chief Executive Officer said as part of the Bank’s commitment to serve our clients better and to facilitate their reference, we wish to notify that our current Home Financing package for 30 years maturity for best customers with no lock-in period and financing amount of RM350,000 are as follows" :-

Terns Pharmaceuticals Announces the Appointment of Erin Quirk, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer

SAN MATEO, Calif. & SHANGHAI, Jan 18 (Bernama) -- Terns Pharmaceuticals Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing molecularly targeted, oral, small-molecule drugs to treat NASH and cancer, announced today the appointment of Erin Quirk, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Quirk brings more than two decades of clinical medicine and drug development experience, most recently serving as Vice President of Clinical Research at Gilead Sciences.

“Erin is a highly accomplished clinician with an extensive track record in developing and registering new treatments for infectious diseases and liver diseases. Her expertise will be invaluable as we advance our portfolio of NASH drugs, including TERN-101, TERN-201, and future pipeline candidates, through the clinic,” said Weidong Zhong, Ph.D., President and CEO of Terns. “We are delighted to have Erin join us at this critical time in our company’s growth, as her proven leadership and background in both early and late-stage drug development make her well suited to lead the growing Terns clinical development team.”

MIDA to Host a Seminar on Furniture and Wood-Based Industry in Sabah on 23 January 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) will be organising a Seminar on Furniture and Wood-Based Industry on 23 January 2019 at the Le Meridien Hotel, Kota Kinabalu Sabah. The event is organised as part of MIDA’s effort to promote Sabah as the next investment destination for wood and wood-based industry in Malaysia.

The hosting of this event in Sabah is a step in the right direction which acknowledges the furniture and wood-based industry as one of the key industries to be developed in Sabah. It is also in line with the State Government’s measure to safeguard local industries and boost more downstream activities which will eventually increase the economic development and living standards of the local communities in Sabah.

CIMB guarantees 'hottest' foreign currency exchange rates for customers

'Hottest’ rates guaranteed or difference to be reimbursed to customers

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 (Bernama) -- CIMB Bank Berhad (“CIMB Bank”) and CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad (“CIMB Islamic”) are upping the ante on their customer proposition by guaranteeing the ‘hottest’ rates for foreign remittance, and offering a reimbursement of up to RM100 per customer per day upon proof of a lower published rate from any other commercial bank[1] . The special offer, called CIMB Preferred Hot Rates is currently offered to CIMB Preferred customers when they remit RM20,000 and above across all foreign currencies at any CIMB branch or CIMB Preferred Call Centre.

Samir Gupta, CEO, Group Consumer Banking, CIMB Group, said, “As a leading ASEAN universal bank, CIMB remains committed to providing the best value propositions to our customers. Under our existing CIMB Preferred proposition, our affluent customers already enjoy a compelling suite of regional banking convenience and lifestyle privileges and we are excited to introduce this guaranteed rates for foreign currency exchange to them. Being the only bank in Malaysia to offer this unique benefit reflects CIMB’s effort to continuously enhance its offerings to provide the best value-for-money experience to our customers.”

Space Executive recognized as one of the Best Places To Work in Singapore for 2019

SINGAPORE, Jan 17 (Bernama) -- Space Executive, a boutique executive search business covering the areas of strategy, change, transformation, finance, HR, sales and marketing and professional services, was recently certified as one of the best places to work in Singapore for 2019. Best Places to Work program is an international program providing employers in different countries the opportunity to learn more about the engagement and satisfaction of their employees and honor those who deliver an outstanding work experience. Companies making the list are recognized for their organization’s culture, leadership and management, wellbeing, compensation and benefits along with exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies.

Space Executive received outstanding scores across several aspects of their workplace such as leadership, compensable and benefits, recognition, teamwork and opportunities for employee growth.