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General Press Release : 22 Dec 2008

Tesco Lotus evokes festive cheer with Seasonal Parade and gift solutions General—22 Dec 08

Tesco Lotus, Thailand’s leading retailer of consumer goods, recently organised a festive parade as a colourful and seasonal message of good cheer. The parade, led by Tesco Lotus Director and Chief Marketing Officer Gwyn Sundhagul and Tesco Lotus

AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Monday Dec. 22, 2008 General—22 Dec 08

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Singaporean Lam Chih Bing wins Volvo Masters of Asia 2008 General—22 Dec 08

Singaporean golfer Lam Chih Bing won the Volvo Masters of Asia 2008 with a score of 274 (-14) after an excellent performance on the last day of the event. Chapchai Nirat was the best among the Thai golfers, achieving the second position with a score of

DHL enhances customer service standards with new web-based shipping tracking General—22 Dec 08

DHL, the world’s leading express and logistics company, announced that it has further enhanced its customer service standards with the launch of DHL ProViewTM, a web-based tool that provides customers with real time shipment tracking and

Tour de Asia Proudly Presents “Tour de Thailand 2008” General—22 Dec 08

Tour de Asia welcomes international and local cyclists to the 6th Annual Tour de Thailand Charity Bicycle Ride - a 27 day adventure through Thailand from Chiang Mai to Phuket. Recently at the Outdoor Unlimited, Amarin, Tour de Asia Bicycle Touring in

China Economic Spotlight General—22 Dec 08

Fuel consumption stimulus - fuel prices cut by 14-18% Factory gate prices for gasoline and diesel have been cut by 14% and 18%, respectively, effective 19 December 2008 The cut should stimulate fuel demand. It raises disinflation risk – in a good

Societe Generale Asset Management sells its London subsidiary (SGAM UK) to GLG Partners, General—22 Dec 08

Societe Generale Asset Management (SGAM) announces that it has reached an agreement to sell its London-based asset management subsidiary (SGAM UK), which manages 8.2 billion dollars of assets (as at 30 November 2008), or around 2.5% of overall assets

Fitch Affirms Ratings on 6 Asian Financial Institutions & Withdraws General—22 Dec 08

Fitch Affirms Ratings on 6 Asian Financial Institutions Withdraws Ratings Fitch Ratings-Hong Kong/Singapore-19 December 2008: Fitch Ratings has today withdrawn the ratings of a number of Asian financial institutions. Fitch will no longer provide

Hang Seng’s Kowloon Bay Office Receives International Environmental General—22 Dec 08

Hang Seng Bank's office building at MegaBox in Kowloon Bay has received the internationally recognised ISO 14001 certification for its comprehensive environmental management system. The Bank achieved ISO 14001 certification for its Headquarters building

'BB-' Ratings On Mongolia Placed On Negative Outlook On Expected Fiscal General—22 Dec 08

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today it had revised the outlook on its 'BB-' foreign and local currency long-term sovereign credit ratings on Mongolia to negative from stable, while at the same time affirming the 'BB-' foreign and local currency

State Bank of Vietnam Policy rate (Dec): dropping like a stone General—22 Dec 08

State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has continued with its recent frequency of cutting policy rates every 2 weeks - 20th Oct, 3rd Nov, 20th Nov, 2nd Dec and today (19th Dec). This time around however the bank did't think 100bps was enough and slashed the base

Moody's Puts Ratings of Bank of America, National Association (Aaa Deposits) on Review for General—22 Dec 08

Ratings of parent Bank of America Corporation already on review Moody's Investors Service today placed on review for possible downgrade the long-term deposit and debt ratings of Bank of America, N.A. (BANA), the principal bank subsidiary of Bank of

Fitch Assigns, Affirms and Upgrades Ratings to Upsized Westpac NZ Securitisation General—22 Dec 08

Fitch Ratings has today assigned ratings to Westpac NZ Securitisation Limited's mortgage-backed issue due February 2049, as follows: NZD2,500m Class A1 Notes: 'AAA'/Outlook Stable. This brings the total amount of Class A1 notes on issue to NZD7,250m. The

Moody's downgrades Citigroup Pty Ltd to A1 with a stable outlook General—22 Dec 08

Moody's Investors Service downgraded Citigroup Pty Ltd's long-term deposit and senior debt ratings to A1 from Aa3. Its short-term rating of Prime-1 and its bank financial strength rating (BFSR) of C+ were not affected. The outlook is stable for all

Are You Programmed to Be Bald? NIOXIN Unveils the First Genetic Test to Determine the Likelihood of General—22 Dec 08

Nioxin Research Laboratories announces its success in developing the first genetic test that determines the likelihood of developing male pattern baldness before it actually begins to happen. This genetic test is a collaboration between Nioxin, the