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General Press Release : 16 Feb 2009

DHL’s environmental commitment acknowledged by leading climate protection General—16 Feb 09

Climate Counts recognizes GoGreen Program as most efficient tool for climate protection across the business Commitment to targets and continued program implementation in 2009 DHL, the global leader in express and logistics, has been recognized for its

AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Monday Feb. 16, 2009 General—16 Feb 09

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Watsons arranges a challenging shopping contest to win a package tour to Japan worth over 120,000 General—16 Feb 09

Watsons, Your Personal Store, has recently arranged a challenging shopping contest to seek the winner of a 4-day, 3-night Bangkok – Japan package tour prize. Total value of the prize is more than 120,000 Baht. Photo shows - Nuanphan Jayanama,

Photo Release: Entrepreneurship Education Agreement General—16 Feb 09

Bangkok University’s Executive Chairman Petch Osathanugrah recently presided over the contract signing agreement between Bangkok University and Babson College in United States at the Inter-continental Hotel for strategic collaboration on a full

Photo Release: Celebrating Valentine's Day with Philips LED lighting General—16 Feb 09

The iconic Times Square Ball, decked out in red-themed LED lighting by Philips, helped New Yorkers celebrate Valentine’s Day as it becomes a permanent landmark in the city. The Ball made its debut as a permanent installation atop 1 Times Square for

Photo Release: Chairman and CEO of Philips Electronics (Thailand) Ltd., signed agreement with General—16 Feb 09

(Middle) Mr. Prakorn Makjumroen, Chairman and CEO of Philips Electronics (Thailand) Ltd., signed agreement with Philips distributors including (from left) Mr. Thana Ariyawatkul, General Manager of YKT Co., Ltd., Mr. Kavee Talomsin, Managing Director of

Minus one year and counting! OMEGA and Olympic dignitaries celebrate a General—16 Feb 09

OMEGA president Stephen Urquhart was joined by Swatchgroup CEO Nick Hayek Jr., IOC President Jacques Rogge and John Furlong, CEO of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) at a ceremony to mark one year

Minus one year and counting! OMEGA and Olympic dignitaries celebrate a General—16 Feb 09

OMEGA president Stephen Urquhart was joined by Swatchgroup CEO Nick Hayek Jr., IOC President Jacques Rogge and John Furlong, CEO of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) at a ceremony to mark one year

The Stage for Reducing Global Warming! EcoDesign 2009 searches for the greatest inventors and General—16 Feb 09

The Thai Green Design Network (TGDN) under the supervision of the National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC), National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) supported by Ministry of Industry Ministry of Science and Technology in

The Stage for Reducing Global Warming! EcoDesign 2009 searches for the greatest General—16 Feb 09

The Stage for Reducing Global Warming! EcoDesign 2009 searches for the greatest inventors and encourages the creativity on “Reducing Global Warming” to win the royal trophies from HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn The Thai Green Design

The Stage for Reducing Global Warming! EcoDesign 2009 searches for the greatest inventors and General—16 Feb 09

The Stage for Reducing Global Warming! EcoDesign 2009 searches for the greatest inventors and encourages the creativity on “Reducing Global Warming” to win the royal trophies from HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn The Thai Green Design

Scania Siam invests in new Thailand head office worth THB 240 million Expansion expected to yield General—16 Feb 09

Scania Siam Co., Ltd (Scania Siam) today announced the official opening of its new head office in Samutprakarn. The sprawling complex – worth some THB 240 million to construct – is also home to Scania Siam’s newest service centre,

Beekman Tower in New York City Uses iCrete Intelligent Concrete General—16 Feb 09

- Manhattan's latest skyscraper and tallest residential building is using 280 million pounds of iCrete concrete mixes, reducing greenhouse gases, material costs, excavation time and labor. - Strengths range from 6,000 psi to a top strength of 12,000 psi

Citi issues statement on mortgage foreclosure moratorium General—16 Feb 09

Citi has issued the following statement in support of its commitment to a temporary owner-occupied mortgage foreclosure moratorium: "To reiterate the commitment made by Chief Executive Officer Vikram Pandit to the House Financial Services Committee on

Independent Bank suspends home foreclosures General—16 Feb 09

Independent Bank Corporation, a leading Michigan-based community bank, announced today that it is suspending all foreclosures for Independent Bank owner-occupied loans for the next three weeks, while it awaits the announcement of further details

HKMA refers 28 Lehman-Brothers-related cases to the SFC General—16 Feb 09

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has today (Friday) referred to the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) 28 cases involving complaints of alleged misconduct in respect of investment products related to Lehman Brothers for it to decide whether

Commonwealth Bank refines assistance package for Victorian bushfire General—16 Feb 09

The Commonwealth Bank announced that it has enhanced is emergency assistance package for the victims of the Victorian bushfires. Ross McEwan, the Bank's Group Executive Retail Banking Services said he was shocked at the extent of the devastation and its

Moody's to review Fortis Insurance Belgium and Fortis Group's ratings General—16 Feb 09

Moody's announced that it has placed the ratings of Fortis Insurance Belgium and Fortis Group under review for possible downgrade. A list of all the ratings is available at the end of the press release. The rating actions follow Fortis' shareholders vote

CITIC Group and CIFH ratings affirmed with outlook stable General—16 Feb 09

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today affirmed its 'BBB-' long-term and 'A-3' short-term counterparty credit ratings on CITIC Group (CITIC) and CITIC International Financial Holdings Ltd. (CIFH). The outlooks on both long-term ratings are stable. At

Photo Release: MACO Tying Relationship with Their Customers in A Grand “The Master By General—16 Feb 09

Mr. Noppadon Tansalarak, Chief Executive Officer of Master Ad Public Company Limited (in the middle), led the company management team tying relationship with their customers in the “The Master By MACO” Golf Tournament. MACO was honored by

Moody's will assign A2 to MHFG SPC preferred securities General—16 Feb 09

Moody's Investors Service will assign a rating of A2 to USD denominated Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Securities issued by Mizuho Capital Investment (USD) 2 Limited, a special purpose company of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (MHFG). Simultaneously,

Moody's comments on Woori Bank's non-exercise of callable notes General—16 Feb 09

Moody's Investors Service notes that Woori Bank announced on February 11, 2009 -- in a development closely watched by the market -- that it would not redeem its USD400 million Lower Tier 2 subordinated notes due 2014. This decision is the first such move

Statement-Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 Aircraft Accident General—16 Feb 09

Bombardier confirms a Dash 8 Q400 aircraft was involved in an accident near Buffalo, New York on February 12. We extend our sympathies to the families of those who perished in this accident. Bombardier has dispatched a product safety and technical team

Asia Aluminum Group Announces Proposed Debt Tender Offer As Part Of Capital Restructuring General—16 Feb 09

Asia Aluminum Holdings Limited ("AAH") and AA Investments Company Limited ("AAI," and together with AAH and their respective subsidiaries, "we") announce today that we intend to commence a tender offer and consent solicitation (the "Tender Offer and

UN human rights expert to visit Myanmar from 14-19 February General—16 Feb 09

Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights -- The UN Special Rapporteur for the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Tom s Ojea Quintana, will undertake his second mission to Myanmar from 14 to 19 February 2009. The main objectives of his visit are