The time in Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba.-Malaysia's biotechnology firm Bioven, which conducts clinical Phase III trials of a promising Cuban vaccine against cancer, plans to list in London after a fruitful cooperation with Cuba.
The relationship of the Caribbean country with Bioven, of which the Malaysian government is one of its major shareholders, is an example of South-South cooperation, according to Elnartd White, commercial manager of CIMAB, the commercializing entity of the Center of Molecular Immunology (CIM) that created the vaccine, the Granma newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Havana, Cuba.-Hillary Clinton, candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, will ask Congress on Friday to lift the blockade against Cuba during a planned visit to South Florida, where she will participate in two public meetings, according to information released by her campaign office.
The pre-candidate will urge Republicans to abandon the "failed policies of the past" during a speech at the Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, where the largest community of Cubans lives in the United States, the Cubasi Web site reported on Thursday.
Havana, Cuba.-Cuban Foreign Trade and Investment Minister Rodrigo Malmierca and his Chinese counterpart Gao Hucheng signed a document in Beijing on Wednesday on the development of bilateral economic, commercial relations for the 2016-2020 period of time.
The two sides expressed satisfaction about the upcoming opening of a direct flight by Air China between Beijing and Havana, and Cuba announced its willingness to begin using the Chinese currency in bilateral trade relations in 2016.