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General Press Release : 31 Mar 2009

AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Tuesday March 31, 2009 General—31 Mar 09

ENERGY EFFICIENCY... SYDNEY: Apart from dealing with the unprecedented economic downturn, the Australian building management and control systems (BMCS) market is challenged by the drop in construction activity, increasingly cost-conscious customers,

Death Around the Corner By Bangkok University Theatre General—31 Mar 09

The spotlights have been blazing at the Aksra Theatre, King Power Complex this past weekend, lighting up Thai audiences especially Buddhists regards death as truth of nature of comprehensible occur at ‘Dear Death’ art performing. The show

diary 1+1 A duo show by Ploy Mallikamas & Chawnchom Boonmekurtsup General—31 Mar 09

diary 1+1 A duo show by Ploy Mallikamas & Chawnchom Boonmekurtsup May 15 - Juner 12, 2009 Opening reception: Friday, May 15, 7-9pm at the gallery. ArtGorillas ArtGallery is pleased to announce "diary 1+1", a unique art exhibition that illustrates Ploy

First CAAC Simulator enters into service at Hua-Ou Aviation Training General—31 Mar 09

New training facilities help increase Hua-Ou’s training capacity by over 25 per cent The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has put into service an Airbus A320 Full Flight Simulator (FFS), ordered from Thales, at the new extension of the

Minister of Foreign Affairs,gives a press briefing on "Current Political General—31 Mar 09

Bangkok--31 Mar--Department of Information Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr.Kasit Piromya, Minister of Foreign Affairs,gives a press briefing on "Current Political Issues", on Tuesday 31 March 2009 at 16.00 hrs. At Ministry of Foreign Affairs For more

NIST New Development for EY1 and EY2 Children commencing August 2009 General—31 Mar 09

NIST is introducing a longer school day from 8:30 – 14:00 hours for Early Years 1 and 2. There will be no extra charge for this service, other than the cost of lunch for children. This decision was partially made following discussions with expat

World Heart Federation, Daiichi Sankyo and Lilly Partner to Improve Cardiovascular General—31 Mar 09

The World Heart Federation, Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (TSE: 4568) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that they have partnered to improve cardiovascular health internationally. The organizations made the announcement at the 58th

Lease Corporation International Group Orders 20 Bombardier CSeries Jetliners With Options to General—31 Mar 09

First Leasing Company Customer for CSeries Aircraft Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Lease Corporation International Aviation (New Buildings) Limited has signed a firm purchase agreement for three CS100 and 17 CS300 jetliners. The purchaser,

Lease Corporation International Group Orders 20 Bombardier CSeries Jetliners With Options to General—31 Mar 09

First Leasing Company Customer for CSeries Aircraft Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Lease Corporation International Aviation (New Buildings) Limited has signed a firm purchase agreement for three CS100 and 17 CS300 jetliners. The purchaser,

Basel Committee initiatives in response to the crisis General—31 Mar 09

Nout Wellink, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and President of the Netherlands Bank, has highlighted concrete steps the Basel Committee is taking to strengthen the global regulation of the banking sector. Mr Wellink, speaking

Shinsei Bank announces partial repurchase and cancellation of USD tier I preferred General—31 Mar 09

Positive impact on retained earnings Shinsei Bank, Limited, (“Shinsei”) announced that it had completed a partial repurchase (using available cash) and cancellation of U.S. dollar-denominated non-cumulative perpetual preferred securities,

Citizens Trust Bank acquires the Peoples Bank branch in Georgia General—31 Mar 09

Citizens Trust Bank, the banking subsidiary of Citizens Bancshares Corporation, is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of the Peoples Bank branch in Lithonia, Georgia. The acquisition of the Lithonia branch of Peoples Bank will provide

Union Bankshares and First Market Bank to Merge General—31 Mar 09

Union Bankshares Corporation ("Union") and First Market Bank, FSB ("First Market") have announced the signing of an agreement, pursuant to which First Market will merge with Union in an all stock transaction valued at approximately $105.4 million. First

Fitch affirms HSBC-India branch's National 'F1+(ind)' rating General—31 Mar 09

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'F1+(ind)' National Short-term rating of the Indian branch of Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd.'s (HSBC-India branch) INR50bn Certificates of Deposit programme. The National Short-term rating of HSBC-India

HSBC deploys Risk Integrated SFS for commercial real estate assets General—31 Mar 09

Risk Integrated, the leading consulting and technology firm focused on risk management for specialized finance, has announced that HSBC has installed the firm’s Specialized Finance System (SFS). HSBC is using the system to gather detailed data on

Hypercom names Thomas B. Sabol chief financial officer General—31 Mar 09

Hypercom Corporation has announced the appointment of Thomas B. Sabol as Chief Financial Officer. Robert M. Vreeland, currently serving as Interim Chief Financial Officer, will continue in a leadership position within the Global Finance team. Both

Kamakura: Global corporate credit quality in March hits worst level General—31 Mar 09

Kamakura Corporation reported Tuesday that the Kamakura index of troubled public companies for deteriorated sharply in March after holding steady in January and February. The Kamakura global index of troubled companies increased by 1.1% to 24.3% of the

Viveo Cognitive Systems integrates IBM software to deliver highly effective AML General—31 Mar 09

Viveo Cognitive Systems (VCS), a leading Straight Through Processing and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) solutions provider has announced that they will be enhancing their VRisk suite with an advanced name recognition solution from IBM. Due to increased

Temenos launches business intelligence offering General—31 Mar 09

Temenos, the global provider of integrated core banking systems, has announced the launch of TEMENOS Insight (Insight), a comprehensive, packaged business intelligence suite that empowers banking staff to make faster, fact based decisions to strengthen

Societe Generale selects Misys Almonde solution General—31 Mar 09

Misys, the global application software and services company, has announced that Societe Generale has selected Misys Almonde to reinforce the risk, margin simulation and monitoring capability of its Retail Banking Division, one of the three business