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General Press Release : 15 Dec 2009

AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Tuesday Dec. 15, 2009 General—15 Dec 09

CIRCADIN APPROVAL... TEL AVIV - Circadin, currently approved for use in 33 countries, is a novel sleep aid indicated for treatment of primary insomnia. The latest approval in Australia by the TGA, was based on clinical studies showing positive effects on

Samsung Electronics Appoints New Executive Leadership in Major Organizational General—15 Dec 09

Geesung Choi is Named CEO; C-Suite Strengthened with New Positions of COO and CFO; Businesses Divisions Empowered as Stand-Alone “Companies” Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., one of the world's leading technology companies, today appointed

Afghanistan first in world to use new vaccine against polio Critical step as global eradication General—15 Dec 09

A new vaccine against polio will be used for the first time today in polio immunization campaigns in Afghanistan. The bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV), recommended by the Advisory Committee on Poliomyelitis Eradication, the global technical advisory


Global Leisure Giant Merlin Entertainments Partners With Siam Piwat to Bring US $15m Iconic Visitor Attraction to Bangkok The world’s second largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin Entertainments (Merlin), announced today that it is planning to

Six Asian Economies Announce Tariff Reductions and Broader Cooperation General—15 Dec 09

Six Asian Economies Announce Tariff Reductions and Broader Cooperation Agreement comes at Asia-Pacific Trade Ministers Meeting in Seoul Trade ministers of six Asian countries – including China, India and the Republic of Korea, three of the

Photo Release: Bangkok Marriott Resort & Spa supported Day Care Center at Klong San General—15 Dec 09

Bangkok Marriott Resort & Spa recently helped sponsor Ms. Tracy Cosgrove (4th from right), a founder of Melissa Cosgrove Children Foundation and Sanuk CSR during her charitable project in Bangkok to build a special children’s Day Care Center in the

TCEB unleashes 3 years strategic plan “Thailand could become one of the best MICE General—15 Dec 09

Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau has laid down six major strategies to develop and expand the market for meetings, incentives, conventions, and exhibitions (MICE) in partnership with private and government networks as well as the growing ASEAN

Photo Release: Silom Festival Bangkok 2010 Meeting to Organize A Big Event for His Majesty The King General—15 Dec 09

Surakiat Limcharoen (3rd from right), Director of Bangrak District partnered with Council of Cultural Affairs of Bangrak District, Silom Community, the hotels, and business operators in Bangrak District recently attended the meeting to prepare and

Photo Release: TEAM had lunch with senior citizen General—15 Dec 09

Recently, Mr. Chakkaphant Manatsathit, Chairman of Team Precision Public Company Limited (TEAM) and employee, had arranged lunch together at the oldie house at Baan Ta-Yai, Khlong 5, Thanyaburi.

Oncologist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to Chair International Childhood Cancer General—15 Dec 09

Will Lead Children's Oncology Group -- Collaborative Organization in Pediatric Cancer Peter C. Adamson, M.D., a pediatric oncologist and leading scientist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, has been selected to lead the

JP Morgan continues escrow service expansion by launching capabilities in South General—15 Dec 09

JP Morgan today announced that it has continued its Escrow service expansion in Asia Pacific by launching its capabilities in South Korea. JP Morgan's Escrow services help clients mitigate risk associated with a range of critical business transactions

Standard Chartered enhances board, strengthens corporate governance and announces management General—15 Dec 09

Standard Chartered today announces a series of Board changes to enhance the experience, depth and diversity of its Board and to further strengthen the governance of the Company. The Board has appointed three new independent Non-Executive Directors, a

Circadin(R) - Prolonged Release Melatonin for Primary Insomnia is Licensed to Sigma Pharmaceuticals General—15 Dec 09

Sigma Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Neurim Pharmaceuticals Ltd. announce Licensing Agreement for Circadin(R) - prolonged release melatonin for primary insomnia in Australia. Circadin(R), currently approved for use in 33 countries, is a novel sleep aid

Air China Signs Exclusive Partnership with Expedia Affiliate Network General—15 Dec 09

Air China's overseas customers can now book accommodation and flights Air China has signed an exclusive partnership with the Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN). More than 100,000 EAN products will now be available to Air China customers across 27 overseas

Supplemental Notification of Authors and Publishers About Google Book Search Settlement Begins General—15 Dec 09

Distribution of the Supplemental Notice in the Google Book SearchSettlement is now taking place. The Supplemental Notice summarizes the principal changes from the Original Settlement to the Amended Settlement. The Court overseeing the case preliminarily