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General Press Release : 21 Jan 2009

AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Wednesday Jan 21, 2009 General—21 Jan 09

FANNIE MAE... WASHINGTON - Fannie Mae (NYSE: FNM) will redeemUS$90 million for MTN securities issues on January 30 2009 at a redemption price equal to 100 percent of the principal amount redeemed, plus accrued interest thereon to the date of redemption.

Thai Gifts of Love 2009 General—21 Jan 09

River City Shopping Complex together with Wisdom of Thai SMEs Club, supported by Department of Industrial Promotion to organize the “Thai Gifts of Love 2009” during February 5 – 15, 2009 at 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. and be presided by Mr.

FedEx Express Wins Both Environmental And Workplace Excellence Awards General—21 Jan 09

Wins Recognition for Commitment to Environmental Sustainability, People-First Culture FedEx Express recently came out tops in the first Global CSR Awards 2009, winning recognition for creating a workplace culture that respects and values its employees

Airport Rail Link’s test runs with high speed record General—21 Jan 09

spectators along the newly constructed Airport Rail Link site could witness the first test runs of a high speed train on the elevated track sections between the Khlong Tan Depot located at Soi Soonvijai and the Suvarnabhumi Airport. Following an earlier

Airport Rail Link’s test runs with high speed record General—21 Jan 09

spectators along the newly constructed Airport Rail Link site could witness the first test runs of a high speed train on the elevated track sections between the Khlong Tan Depot located at Soi Soonvijai and the Suvarnabhumi Airport. Following an earlier

Airport Rail Link’s test runs with high speed record General—21 Jan 09

On Sunday, 18 January 2009 spectators along the newly constructed Airport Rail Link site could witness the first test runs of a high speed train on the elevated track sections between the Khlong Tan Depot located at Soi Soonvijai and the Suvarnabhumi

PBoC and HKMA sign currency swap agreement General—21 Jan 09

On 19 December 2008 the Central Government announced that 14 measures would be undertaken in seven areas to support Hong Kong's financial stability and economic development, including agreeing to the signing of a currency swap agreement between the

Barclays Wealth appoints co-head of North Asia for private banking General—21 Jan 09

Barclays Wealth has appointed Joanna Chu as Managing Director and Co-Head of North Asia for its private banking business, effective 19 January. Joanna brings with her more than 20 years of experience in Hong Kong. In her last eight years as Head of

Shinsei Bank to launch Power Step Up Gaika Teiki (USD) General—21 Jan 09

A U.S. dollar-denominated structured deposit offering interest rates that can rise for a maximum of 5 years Shinsei Bank, Limited, has announced the launch of the Power Step Up Gaika Teiki (USD), a U.S. dollar-denominated time deposit designed to meet

CDC commits $40 million to SMEs in south-east and central Asia General—21 Jan 09

CDC Group plc (“CDC”), the UK government-backed private equity emerging markets fund of funds investor, is making new commitments totalling US$40m to two private equity funds focused on investment in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

Moody's downgrades RBS (senior to Aa3 from Aa1), negative outlook General—21 Jan 09

Moody's Investors Service has downgraded all long-term ratings of Royal Bank of Scotland plc (RBS) and of the holding company, Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc. The senior unsecured rating of RBS was downgraded to Aa3 from Aa1 with a negative outlook.

Fitch affirms AmBank, upgrades AmInvestment General—21 Jan 09

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Malaysia's AmBank (M) Berhad's (AmBank) Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB-' (BBB minus) and revised the Outlook to Stable from Positive. Also, the agency has affirmed AmBank's Short-term foreign

Moody's reviews Citigroup's Japan subsidiaries for possible downgrade General—21 Jan 09

Bank financial strength rating lowered to C- from C Moody's Investors Service has placed under review for possible downgrade the A1 long-term deposit rating of Citibank Japan Ltd (Citibank Japan) as well as the long-term ratings of Nikko Citi Holdings

Moody's reviews Citibank Korea's financial strength for downgrade General—21 Jan 09

Moody's Investors Service has placed Citibank Korea's bank financial strength rating (BFSR) of C- and baseline credit assessment (BCA) of Baa1 on review for possible downgrade. At the same time, the rating agency affirmed the bank's global local currency

PATA Business Forum snaps up high profile speakers General—21 Jan 09

The PATA Business Forum 'Discovering Opportunities in Tough Times' has attracted several high ranking travel and tourism industry figures as guest speakers. The Business Forum, taking place on April 20th at the MGM Grand in Macau SAR, is an integral part

Photo Release: Exploring Thai Flavours General—21 Jan 09

Minister of Industry, Mr. Chanchai Chairungrueng presided over the opening of the project of “Exploring Thai Flavours” to introduce the Standard Receipes of Thai Popular Dishes for Foreigners. The opening function took place at Swissotel Le