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Biogen to pay $900 million to settle drug smear allegations

A Biogen facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Brian Snyder | Reuters Biogen will pay $900 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the company gave kickbacks to doctors to encourage them to prescribe its drugs, the Justice Department said Monday. Michael Bawduniak, a former Biogen employee-turned-whistleblower, sued the drug company on behalf of the federal government in […]

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Picture book inspires exhibition on children’s mental anguish at Buchbar Kwago this August

1,608 total views, 2 views today Publishing and curatorial platform Comma and independent bookstore Kwago invited artists Maxine Syjuco, Issay Rodriguez, Nikki Ocean, Erick Calilan, Jem Magbanua, Sasa Cabalquinto and Ralph Eya to an exhibition and performance that complements the ongoing literary exhibition A Curated Shelf by Ani Almario reflects August 25, 5 p.m. in […]

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FirstFT: Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan to cost $400 billion

Good morning This article is an onsite version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up for our Asia, Europe/Africa, or Americas edition to get it straight to your inbox every weekday morning Joe Biden’s plan to forgive millions of Americans thousands of dollars in student loan debt will cost more than $400 billion over three decades, […]

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Plettenberg Bay ‘Shark Action Plan’ in the works, more lifeguards after latest deadly attack

“Plett Tourism is working with Wesgro (the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for the Western Cape) on a national communications plan, which is expected to start in mid-October.” The municipality said it approved research into various shark deterrent options on May 31, but it would take about 18 months if it were a […]

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Watch | Bloemfontein Celtic fans give MaMkhize a boot

Watch | Bloemfontein Celtic fans give MaMkhize a boot It’s really hard to buy football fans! On Sunday September 25th, businesswoman Shauwn “MaMkhize” Mkhize and her football team Royal AM were in Bloemfontein, Free State for the Macufe Cup 2022. This came after MaMkhize bought Bloemfontein Celtic and renamed it Royal AM, the team joined […]

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Intruders damage Goulburn’s work at St Peter and Paul’s Cathedral | Goulburn Post

The cathedral was scheduled to reopen on November 30 after a year-long internal restoration project. The estimated $9 million work has also extensively restored the exterior, including sandstone repointing, structural stabilization, new gutters and downspouts, slate roof and renovated fleche

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Do Kwon says he’s not hiding amid manhunt for UST, Luna collapse

Do Kwon, co-founder and chief executive officer of Terraform Labs, insists he is not on the run from South Korean authorities. Meanwhile, South Korean prosecutors claim Interpol issued a “red notice” for Kwon’s arrest. Terraform Labs, the company founded by Kwon, is behind the collapsed cryptocurrencies TerraUSD and Luna, which together were worth $60 billion […]

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Voice: A renamed ATSIC for the Constitution?

COMMENT by DON FULLER The ALP will once again cause major problems for both Aboriginal people and the wider Australian community due to its naivety and a superficial understanding of Aboriginal human development in remote regions. The Whitlam government’s introduction of self-government and self-government in the early 1970s led to devastating living conditions and consequences […]

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The hacker must have had an “incentive” to delete the Optus data

Sky News business editor Ross Greenwood says either the ransom was paid or the hacker had an “incentive” to wipe the Optus data. The hacker who caused the Optus database breach has issued a statement that it was a bug and he will remove the stolen information. “For the hacker to turn it off, you […]

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Presidents Cup: International captain Trevor Immelman aims to stun Team USA

CNN – Played 13 times, won 1, drew 1, lost 11: The Presidents Cup form book is grim reading for the international team ahead of the 14th edition of the event on Thursday. And as if the task of preventing a ninth consecutive US victory wasn’t daunting enough, first-time captain Trevor Immelman must make history […]

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