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General Press Release : 19 Mar 2009

AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Thursday March 19, 2009 General—19 Mar 09

SOITEC GROUP... SHANGHAI - The Soitec Group, the world's leading supplier of silicon-on-insulator wafers and other engineered substrates for the microelectronics industry, announced today a new partnership with a distributor in China to strengthen its

InSightec Ltd. Announces US$15 Million Investment Round General—19 Mar 09

InSightec Ltd. reported today that it has closed an internal round of financing totaling US$15 million from its existing investors. Elbit Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: EMITF) ("EI") has invested US$7.5M on March 18, 2009. Additional US$7.5M would be invested no

Eurail Pass Sales Challenged by Economic Downturn General—19 Mar 09

The Eurail Group G.I.E. has reported a modest drop in Eurail Pass passengers triggered by the global economic downturn, but expects a full recovery in the coming years. The Eurail Group's passes offer flexible travel throughout Europe to overseas

Oneida Unveils New Design Driven Tableware Ranges That are Emotionally Resonant and General—19 Mar 09

Oneida, a global leader in designing the dining experience, continues the brand's devotion to design and quality. Flatware and Dinnerware introductions this spring blend form with contour and color with fashion, defining timeless styles that resonate

Ministry of Commerce now accepts applications for “Prime Minister’s Export Award General—19 Mar 09

Ministry of Commerce now accepts applications for “Prime Minister’s Export Award 2009” aiming to fully boost the standard and the competitive ability of Thai exporters in today’s Global market. Thailand’s Department of

Sripatum University and Land Transport Federation of Thailand Team up to Strengthen Workforce in General—19 Mar 09

Introducing Master Degree Program of Logistics and Supply Chain Management to Address Industry Demand, Industry Experts Join as Teaching Staff for Excellence Sripatum University (SPU) and the Land Transport Federation of Thailand (LTFT) together

Thailand represented at AIESEC’s Global Leadership Summit in Rome, General—19 Mar 09

Not many have the opportunity to represent their country in front of over 100 other countries unless you are a politician, diplomat or an sports star. Terada Tejapongvorachai ( Oom, 23) a communication arts student from the Chulalongkorn University

Thailand represented at AIESEC’s Global Leadership Summit in Rome, General—19 Mar 09

Not many have the opportunity to represent their country in front of over 100 other countries unless you are a politician, diplomat or an sports star. Terada Tejapongvorachai ( Oom, 23) a communication arts student from the Chulalongkorn University

INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT ON THE TRANS-ASIAN RAILWAY NETWORK TO COME INTO FORCE IN JUNE General—19 Mar 09

Approval by China triggers countdown The Intergovernmental Agreement on the Trans-Asian Railway Network will come into force on 11 June 2009 with China becoming the eighth country approving the Agreement. The Trans-Asian railway network comprises nearly

HSBC Global Asset Management opens office in Brunei General—19 Mar 09

HSBC has announced the establishment of its asset management business in Brunei with the opening an office of HSBC Global Asset Management, the core global investment platform of the HSBC Group. Located at the HSBC main branch in the capital, the office

Citi opens new lending company in Hubei Province General—19 Mar 09

Citi China has announced the opening of a new lending company located in the town of Chibi in Hubei Province. It will be known as Hubei Xianning Chibi Citi Lending Co., Ltd. (“Citi Credit”). A ceremony was held to mark the opening, attended

SAP appoints senior director, Business User Organization General—19 Mar 09

SAP Asia Pacific and Japan has announced the appointment of Eric Sin as Senior Director, Business User Organization, South East Asia (SEA). In his new role, Eric assumes responsibility for sales, marketing, professional services and strategic

Moody's downgrades SCB's BFSR; affirms ratings, negative outlook General—19 Mar 09

Moody's Investors Service has downgraded to C from C+ the bank financial strength rating (BFSR) and to A3 from A2 the Baseline Credit Assessment (BCA) of Shinkin Central Bank (SCB). SCB's Aa2 long-term senior unsecured debt and deposit ratings and P-1

Fitch rates Hana Bank's government guaranteed notes General—19 Mar 09

Fitch Ratings has assigned an expected rating of 'A+' to the planned three year, senior unsecured note issue by Hana Bank. The rating, two notches above Hana Bank's IDR of 'A-' (A minus)/ Negative Outlook), is the same as, and is based upon the Issuer

Asia-Pacific corporates' refinance risk - reliance on region's banks General—19 Mar 09

Fitch Ratings says in a special report that there are relatively few examples of Fitch-rated corporate issuers in the Asia-Pacific region with debt maturity and refinance risk in the immediate term. However, during 2010 around half of the 145 rated

Moody's withdraws Adelaide Bank's A2/Prime-1 ratings and BFSR C- General—19 Mar 09

Moody's Investors Service announced that it has withdrawn Adelaide Bank Limited's debt and deposit ratings of A2/Prime-1 and bank financial strength rating (BFSR) of C-. Moody's has withdrawn these ratings as the bank has completed the final stage of its