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General Press Release : 23 Sep 2008

Rolls-Royce announces new managing director for Thailand General—23 Sep 08

Rolls-Royce today announced the appointment of Paul Freestone as Managing Director of Rolls-Royce Thailand. Mr Freestone will manage and develop all aspects of business for Rolls-Royce in Thailand, as well as Laos and Cambodia. The appointment became

ESCAP partners with China to help Asia and the Pacific to reduce disaster General—23 Sep 08

Framework outlined during visit to Sichuan quake zone by ESCAP Executive Secretary The regional arm of the United Nations in Asia and the Pacific is teaming up with China to create a disaster risk reduction framework that could help save lives and reduce

AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Tuesday, Sept 23, 2008 General—23 Sep 08

ASIAN FOOTBALL... HONG KONG - The organisers of the internationally acclaimed Football World Series tournaments in Europe and the Middle-East are changing the face of football in Asia with the signing of a joint venture with Sports Fusion Asia Ltd to be

KTTC will hold grand opening “KOREA FESTIVAL 2008” with 100 MB in order to enhance General—23 Sep 08

Korea Festival 2008 with join cooperation between Embassy of Korea in Thailand, Ministry of Cultures, Sport and Tourism, Korea Association of Thailand and KTCC Co., Ltd to celebrate the 50 Years of Diplomatic Relations Between Thailand and the Republic

The Dubai Mall to Open First Bloomingdale's Store in the Middle East General—23 Sep 08

The Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest shopping and entertainment destinations, will open the Middle East's first Bloomingdale's store. The American department store will be managed and operated byAl Tayer Insignia, a company of Al Tayer Group. The

First Published Study of New HPV Test for Developing Countries Shows High Accuracy in Predicting General—23 Sep 08

QIAGEN's careHPV test provides 'substantially more accurate' front-line screening A new HPV test developed by QIAGEN specifically for use in regions of the world with scarce resources is "substantially" more accurate in identifying women with cervical

Photo Release: THAI Shows the World of Bold and Beauty General—23 Sep 08

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited led by Ms.Ratanawalee Loharjun, Director of Brand Management and Commercial Communications Department recently organized ‘Keep the World Beautiful with THAI Photo Exhibition’, presenting some

Wrapping Racing Car Exhibition General—23 Sep 08

M.L.Piyapas Bhirombhakdi, recently presided over the ‘Designed by TAB’, an exhibition presenting 6 Toyota Star Team Racing Cars designed by TAB- Sarit Hoontrakool, the Toyota’s artist designer to show the wave of the speedway future at

Photo Release: Carrefour Funds for Education General—23 Sep 08

Carrefour’s Managing Director Philippe Broianigo, in co-operation with Kasikorn Bank, Visa, Muang Thai Life Assurance, and Muang Thai Insurance recently presented donations of 100,000 Baht to Ms.Yupin Boukom, Director of the Omkoi’s

Weathering the Storm: J&J Telecommunications, Mitel, and Natural Convergence Hosted Communication General—23 Sep 08

J&J Telecommunications Inc., a leading supplier of hosted VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) services to small businesses in the Texas area, provided uninterrupted service during Hurricane Ike. Hurricane Ike tore through Texas, leaving millions of

Future Park Rangsit Sales Increased 23% Due to instable politics and high gasoline price, making General—23 Sep 08

Future Park Rangsit’s reported sales increased by 23% in contradictory with economic slow-down. Executive Boards thought deriving from instable politics and high gasoline price, making people go shopping near their houses and spending money to

Paradise Coast Real Estate Consulting Inc. to Launch Land Banking Project General—23 Sep 08

Paradise Coast Real Estate Consulting Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of their Land Banking project located in beautiful Tamarindo, Costa Rica. Land Banking is the process of buying and holding land for future sale or development. "Tamarindo is an

Photo Release: FinanceAsia ranked PTTEP the 3rd Thailand’s Best Managed General—23 Sep 08

PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited or PTTEP was ranked the 3rd Best Managed Company by FinanceAsia, a finance publication based in Hong Kong recently. The award was voted by the investors and analysts in Asia. Mr. Chatchawal Eimsiri,

New York Life Launches Voluntary Program to Reach out to Heirs of Greek Policies from General—23 Sep 08

New York Life Insurance Company announced an outreach program to locate and compensate heirs of approximately 1,000 life insurance policies issued to Greeks in the Ottoman Empire prior to 1915. As part of the Greek Life Insurance Policy Program, New York

Mizuho Corporate Bank (China) establishes Guangzhou branch General—23 Sep 08

On September 22, 2008, Mizuho Corporate Bank (China), Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. (MHCB: President & CEO, Hiroshi Saito), established and commenced operations of the Guangzhou Branch in the city of Guangzhou., Guangdong

Shinsei revises forecasts for fiscal year 2008 interim and full-year General—23 Sep 08

Global financial turmoil impacts Institutional; Individual forecasts strong profitability Shinsei Bank, Limited announced it has revised its forecasts for consolidated earnings for the interim period ending September 30, 2008; the fiscal year ending

Shinsei Bank completes acquisition of GE Consumer Finance General—23 Sep 08

Positioning Shinsei To Become A Leading Responsible Lender To Japanese Consumers Shinsei Bank, Limited announced that it has acquired GE Consumer Finance Co. Ltd., (GECF) and its subsidiaries for an all cash consideration of 580 billion yen from GE Japan

Photo Release: Central Card offers ‘on-top’ discount up to 15% at HomeWorks Expo General—23 Sep 08

Mr. Chumvit Chumchaivate, Vice President Marketing and Sale Division, Central Card and Central MasterCard, announces the latest exclusive promotion for Central Card members to receive the unmatched on-top discount of up-to 15%or take the benefits of the

Emirates NBD closes $325M syndicated term loan for BSTDB General—23 Sep 08

Bayerische Landesbank (“BayernLB”), Emirates NBD PJSC (“Emirates NBD”), Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. (“ISP”) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited (“SMBCE”) (the “Mandated Lead

Moody's downgrades WaMu financial strength to E General—23 Sep 08

Moody's Investors Service downgraded the financial strength rating of Washington Mutual Bank to E from D+. Additionally, Washington Mutual Inc. preferred stock was downgraded to Ca from B2. All ratings of Washington Mutual Bank (deposits and senior

Fitch: Signs of strain emerging in China's banking sector General—23 Sep 08

Fitch Ratings said that despite the strong profit figures posted by Chinese banks in H108, there are a number of strains emerging in the banking sector that point to an increasingly difficult road ahead, including rising borrower stress, escalating

Oracle awarded new SWIFTReady labels General—23 Sep 08

Four SWIFT Certifications Earned Across Range of Software and Services for Financial Institutions News Facts At the financial services industry’s premier global conference, SIBOS, Oracle announced that it has been awarded SWIFT-certified labels for

Fitch: Good first half for Asian banks but outlook dims General—23 Sep 08

Fitch has reviewed the key trends for banks in Asia, ex-Japan and found that they have remained generally good - for the most part, banks in Asia achieved good levels of profitability, stable or improving asset quality and adequate or strong