CHICAGO — Musicians at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra have approved a new contract, a key step to ending a nearly seven-week strike. The Chicago Federation of Musicians says the five-year deal includes a 13.2% increase in salary and protects retirement benefits. The union says musicians unanimously supported it Saturday. TheRead More →

BEIJING — President Xi Jinping called Saturday for more countries to join China’s sprawling infrastructure-building initiative in the face of U.S. opposition to a project Washington worries is building Beijing’s strategic influence. Speaking at a gathering of leaders from three dozen governments to celebrate his signature project, Xi tried toRead More →

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday trounced first-quarter profit estimates on soaring demand for its cloud and advertising services, but forecast second-quarter revenue largely below expectations. Net sales rose 17 per cent to US$59.70 billion, beating the analysts’ average estimate of US$59.65 billion. The company forecast net sales of between US$59.5 billionRead More →

SINGAPORE — Aptorum Group Limited (Nasdaq: APM) today announced the establishment of a new subsidiary group, Smart Pharma (“SmartP”), which operates its novel computational repurposed drug discovery, modeling and validation platform, together referred to as the “Smart-ACTTM” platform. Smart-ACTTM stands for Accelerated Commercialization of Therapeutics and encompasses state-of-the-art technology inRead More →