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General Press Release : 28 Sep 2009

AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Monday, September 28, 2009 General—28 Sep 09

NEOPHARMA RECEIVES... DUBAI: Neopharma, the Abu Dhabi-based pharmaceuticals manufacturer, Monday announced it has received clearance from the UAE Ministry of Health for the production of an antiviral medication Oseltamivir BR Flu. WORLD FUTURE... ABU

OMEGA TO CONTINUE AS OFFICIAL OLYMPIC TIMEKEEPER General—28 Sep 09

In Los Angeles in 1932, OMEGA became the first company to be entrusted with the timing of the Olympic Games. It marked the beginning of OMEGA’s long partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). In 1932, thirty chronograph watches

More Students Explore Europe by Train General—28 Sep 09

- Eurail Pass Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Special 'Off Peak' Campaign Each year more overseas students are exploring Europe by train. This summer their numbers have increased spectacularly after the Eurail Group GIE, who manages the Eurail Passes,

FedEx Express to Take Delivery of First Boeing 777 Freighter General—28 Sep 09

Quieter, More Fuel-Efficient Aircraft Provides Greater Range and Shorter Flight Times FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the company that invented overnight shipping 38 years ago, has made international express shipping even

Abbott to Acquire Solvay Pharmaceuticals Business General—28 Sep 09

Diversifies Abbott's pharmaceutical products, expanding international growth platform Supports long-term strategy to bolster presence in key global emerging markets Adds substantial R&D spending capacity to accelerate promising pipeline programs

Intec Launches Refreshed Brand General—28 Sep 09

Intec, a global provider of business support systems (BSS) solutions, has launched a fresh brand identity and a new vision for corporate growth. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, the company is rolling out its new brand identity to reflect the need to

Pace of UN Climate Change Negotiations Set to Pick Up in Bangkok as Result of New York Climate General—28 Sep 09

Government delegates meeting in Bangkok, Thailand embarked Monday on the penultimate round of climate change negotiations ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December, at which a comprehensive international climate change deal is

Boehringer Ingelheim's Diabetes Pipeline Continues to Advance as the Company Announces Conclusion General—28 Sep 09

Following the release of linagliptin Phase II data earlier this year, Boehringer Ingelheim has now announced the conclusion of the linagliptin pivotal Phase III clinical trials. The company confirmed that first results from the Phase III clinical trials

Plan to spotlight the power of Asian youth media to fight violence in General—28 Sep 09

Young Hearts Youth Arts & Media Festival Plan to spotlight the power of Asian youth media to fight violence in schools 10:30am-7pm, 3-4 October 2009, Siam Discovery and Discovery Plaza, 989 Rama 1 Rd, Pathumwan Bangkok 7pm-9pm, 4 October 2009, Gala

Photo Release: Winning the ISO 26000 General—28 Sep 09

ThaiNamthip Limited, a manufacturer and distributor for Coca-Cola, Fanta, Sprite and Namthip led by Vice President of Corporate Affairs Mr.Veera Akaraputhiporn recently received an honor certificate on ‘CSR-DIW or ISO 26000’ as industrial

Be spellbound by Carmina Burana! General—28 Sep 09

The Embassy of Italy is presenting Carmina Burana on September 29, 2009 as part of this year’s International Festival of Dance & Music at the Thailand Cultural Centre. Performed by the Spellbound Dance Company, a leading contemporary dance company

Chevron supports hospital funds in Nakhon Si Thammarat General—28 Sep 09

Recently Anthony Kenrick (center), Operations Services General Manager and Hatairat Articharte (left), Policy, Government and Public Affairs Manager, Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Ltd. paid a visit and presented contributions to Maha Raj

Wyeth Receives Positive Opinion from European Regulators for its 13-valent Pneumococcal Candidate General—28 Sep 09

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE), announced today that the European Medicines Agency's (EMEA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion for the company's pneumococcal conjugate vaccine,

Photo Release: The Future of Children General—28 Sep 09

ThaiNamthip Limited’s Special Events & Sports Manager Dhongchai Siridhara recently organized the booth for interested and outstanding youths for ‘the 14th Fanta Young Ambassador’ contest application under the theme ‘Start Helping

OGILVY & MATHER THILAND NAMED “AGENCY OF THE YEAR” AT THE 1ST SPIKES ASIA ADVERTISING General—28 Sep 09

Ogilvy & Mather Thailand was named “Agency of the Year” at the 1st Spikes Asia Advertising Awards, which is based on The Spikes launched back in 1986, held last week in Singapore. Ogilvy & Mather Thailand also won the Grand Prix and six

Photo Release: "Farewell to Ambassador of Panama" General—28 Sep 09

Mr. Michael Long, Hotel Manager, Ramada Plaza Menam Riverside Bangkok (3rd from left) welcome H.E. Mr. David Guardia Varela, the Ambassador of the Republic of Panama (in the middle) in occasion of the farewell dinner upon the completion of his term in

Julius Baer Holding Ltd. confirms timetable for upcoming separation General—28 Sep 09

Julius Baer Holding Ltd. today confirmed the timetable for the separation of its private banking and asset management businesses. Completion of the separation is scheduled for 30 September 2009, with the first day of trading of Julius Baer Group Ltd. and

Citi launches electronic statements in Asia Pacific General—28 Sep 09

Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions, a division of Global Transaction Services, has launched the first phase of its Electronic Statements migration in Asia Pacific. The phased launch of Electronic Statements in Asia Pacific will eliminate mailed

Vendors and Consultants, September 25, 2009 General—28 Sep 09

Corporate Developments Wipro Technologies, the information technology department for Wipro of India, has widened its reach in the United Kingdom by expanding its development facility in Reading and has opened an office in London. Hewlett-Packard (HP)

Fitch Withdraws Ratings of 28 Japanese Regional Banks General—28 Sep 09

Fitch Ratings has today withdrawn ratings of 28 regional banks in Japan after conducting ongoing reviews of its coverage of financial institutions taking into account, among other factors, investor interest. Of these, the agency has downgraded ratings

ANZ to acquire full ownership of ING wealth management, life insurance and advice businesses in AUS General—28 Sep 09

ANZ today announced it had reached agreement with ING Group to acquire ING Group’s 51% shareholdings in the ANZ-ING wealth management and life insurance joint ventures in Australia and New Zealand for A$1,760 million. “The transaction is

Sanofi Aventis : Multaq(R) (dronedarone) Recommended for Approval in the European General—28 Sep 09

Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) has adopted a positive opinion recommending to grant a marketing authorization in the

ANA and Air China to Commence Code-sharing on Tokyo Haneda - Beijing General—28 Sep 09

Star Alliance members Air China and ANA will commence a code-sharing agreement on flights operated by both airlines between Beijing Capital International Airport and Tokyo's Haneda Airport from October 25 this year. (Logo:

Minister of Foreign Affairs, will gives a phone-in-interview from Chicago, General—28 Sep 09

Bangkok--28 Sep--Department of Information Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr.Kasit Piromya, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will gives a phone-in-interview from Chicago, USA. On Monday 28 September 2009 at 10.00 hrs. At Conference Room of Information