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General Press Release : 10 Nov 2008

AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Monday Nov 10, 2008 General—10 Nov 08

MYSCAD PHILIPPINES... MANILA - GEODETIC ENGINEERS OF THE PHILIPPINES, INC. & a Malaysian Company, MYSCAD COOPERATION TM have joined forces to help local CAD & Mapping community increase mapping production and for engineers, Geomatic surveyors and

Greenpeace prevents palm oil shipment leaving Indonesia, demands an immediate end to forest General—10 Nov 08

Greenpeace activists today prevented a palm oil shipment from departing for Europe from Dumai, Indonesia’s main palm oil export port, to protest against the ongoing destruction of Indonesia’s forests. Earlier, activists painted “Forest

EGAT Confirms Clear Power Purchase General—10 Nov 08

Apichart Dilogsopon, EGAT Deputy Governor to the Office of the Governor revealed that this morning there was a group of people from Saraburi Province gathering in front of EGAT headquarter in Nonthaburi Province. They were protesting against the IPP

Photo Release: Seagate presents a cash donation for the preparations of the royal cremation General—10 Nov 08

Seagate presents a cash donation for the preparations of the royal cremation ceremony for Her Royal Highness Princess Galyani Vadhana Krom Luang Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra Seagate Technology (Thailand) Ltd. Led by Mr. Rungroj Tuntivechapikul, director of

Photo Release: Chevron supports Home for the Blind with Multiple Disabilities General—10 Nov 08

Recently Candy Robertson (center) and Marianne Geagea (2nd left) wives of top executives at Chevron Corporation and Chevron Asia South Ltd. together with Padhanaseth Changkasiri (left), General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs Department,

Air China Launches a Fleet of Airbus A330s onto its Beijing-Dubai Route General—10 Nov 08

Air China recently announced the launch of a fleet of luxurious Airbus A330s onto its Beijing-Dubai route. This state-of-the-art aircraft has already been used by the airline for its routes between Beijing and Vancouver, Frankfurt, Paris, Madrid and

Transforming Public Spaces/changebangkok.com now until 1 dec 08 General—10 Nov 08

Only 3 weeks to go to submit photos and vote for your 'favourite'! The British Council, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, Bangkok Design Festival and ThaiPBS present Transforming Public Spaces, the second project under the British Council’s

SMART and Roamware Partner to Deliver a Global Mobile Money Transfer General—10 Nov 08

- Innovative Products and Services to Benefit International Migrant Workers Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART), the leading wireless services provider in the Philippines announced today that it will partner with Roamware, a leading US-based roaming

IZOD Mid Season Sale General—10 Nov 08

IZOD, an unparalleled craftsmanship from the United States providing comfortable and stylish leisurewear is now offering the ‘Mid Season Sale’, the super savings of 30% -50% on its leisurewear for this relaxed season at IZOD on 1st floor,

Training Program :: SOA and Implementation with Java General—10 Nov 08

Date / Time : 24 - 26 December 2008 Venue : Training / Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, Software Park Building Registration Fee : 9,630 Baht (Included VAT 7 %) Course Overview This training is intended for those who are interested in Service Oriented

Invensys Rail Group Wins 123 Million Pounds Sterling Signalling Contract in General—10 Nov 08

Westinghouse Brake & Signal Holdings Ltd (Westinghouse), part of Invensys Rail Group (IRG), has signed a contract with the Land Transport Authority of Singapore (LTA) to install signalling on Singapore's new Downtown Line. The contract is valued at S$288

Unique New Initiative by World-Recognized Specialists in Heart Disease and Diabetes to Reduce General—10 Nov 08

- Current Treatment Fails to Abolish Majority of Vascular Risk - Residual Risk Reduction Initiative (R3i) Calls for Action to Reduce the Lipid-Related Residual Vascular Risk Unaddressed by Current Standards of Care in Millions of Patients With Heart

Study Showed Prevention of Heart Attacks Within Three Months After Hospitalization Significantly General—10 Nov 08

Long-term benefits of preventing heart attacks highlighted in new study presented at global health outcomes meeting Despite substantial progress in the diagnosis and treatment of heart attack patients, prevention of recurrent heart attacks continues to

CRESTOR Demonstrates Dramatic CV Risk Reduction in a Large Statin Outcomes General—10 Nov 08

New data from the JUPITER study demonstrated that CRESTOR(R) (rosuvastatin calcium) 20 mg significantly reduced major cardiovascular (CV) events (defined in this study as the combined risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, arterial revascularization,

Atrial Fibrillation Found to be Common in Patients With Atherothrombosis, Increases Risk of General—10 Nov 08

- Large, International REACH Registry Also Shows Many Patients With Atrial Fibrillation are Undertreated With Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Therapies A significant portion of patients with atherothrombosis also have atrial fibrillation (AF), greatly

StanChart is Commodity/Energy Derivatives House of the year General—10 Nov 08

Industry awards recognition for Bank’s unrivalled progress within two years of inception Standard Chartered Bank’s remarkable progress since entering the commodities business two years ago has been recognised by Asia Risk magazine which

HKMA refers 24 Lehman-Brothers-related cases to the SFC General—10 Nov 08

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has today (Friday) referred to the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) 24 cases involving complaints of alleged misconduct in respect of investment products related to Lehman Brothers for it to decide whether

Media Alert From Residual Risk Reduction Initiative (R3i): 19:00 CST Sunday 9 November General—10 Nov 08

- Residual Vascular Risk Reduction: The Global Call to Action - Announcement of the Launch of the Residual Risk Reduction Initiative: R3i KEY FACTS: Residual Risk Reduction Initiative (R3i) calls for action to reduce the lipid related residual vascular

HSBC lowers its best lending rate by 25 basis points to 5% General—10 Nov 08

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited will, with effect from Monday, 10 November 2008, lower its best lending rate by 25 basis points to 5.00 per cent from 5.25 per cent. HSBC’s best lending rate was last changed on 20 March 2008,

Prosperity Bank to acquire all deposits of Franklin Bank General—10 Nov 08

Prosperity Bancshares, Inc., the parent company of Prosperity Bank, announced that as of the close of business today Prosperity Bank will assume approximately $3.7 billion of deposits, including all uninsured deposits, from the Federal Deposit Insurance

Fidelity National and LandAmerica announce merger agreement General—10 Nov 08

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. and LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. have announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which FNF will acquire LFG. Under the terms of the merger agreement, LFG shareholders will receive 0.993 shares of

Moody's changes BFSR outlook for KEB to negative General—10 Nov 08

Moody's Investors Service has changed the outlook on the C- bank financial strength rating (BFSR) of Korea Exchange Bank (KEB) to negative from stable. Its debt and deposit ratings are unaffected and carry a stable outlook. This rating action is

Moody's withdraws Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's Baa1 CPS rating General—10 Nov 08

Moody's Investor Service has withdrawn the Baa1 rating assigned to Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited's issuance of AUD-denominated fully-paid mandatory convertible preference shares ("CPS"). The preference shares had an initial size of A$75million, with