AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Tuesday Sept. 28, 2010

General Press Releases Tuesday September 28, 2010 17:12
SYDNEY--28 Sep--AsiaNet/InfoQuest
BUSINESS SURVEY...
SINGAPORE: Latest Pacnet survey finds majority of businesses already using
hosted applications and moving on to higher bandwidth speeds for their Internet
connections.
http://sg.pacnet.com
http://bit.ly/9wo71b
LEGAL OFFICE...
NEW DELHI: ALMT Legal has announced the opening of an office in new delhi
with the hire of corporate partner Vineet Aneja alongwith his team of Surbhi
Gupta, Mohit Sharma and Vikram Bhargava from Luthra & Luthra.
http://almtlegal.com/
http://bit.ly/d63VDn
ADVERTISING AWARDS...
SINGAPORE: Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) agencies garnered top honors at the
Spikes Asia Advertising Festival in Singapore, winning all Agency of the Year
titles, four out of seven Grand Prix and the most Gold awards.
http://www.omnicomgroup.com
http://bit.ly/a9QNgu
WEATHER CENTRE...
TOKYO: Weathernews Inc.(WNI) is actively developing new innovative
infrastructure and technologies to enhance its unique weather content services.
http://weathernews.com
http://bit.ly/9u0iBl
MOBILE CONTRACT...
LONDON: Lebara, the global leader in providing high quality, low-cost
international mobile services, today took a significant step forward with the
introduction of Pay Monthly contracts.
http://www.lebara.com/media.html
http://bit.ly/9e5C5M
IT APPOINTMENT...

SINGAPORE: Savvis, Inc., a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced that Mark Smith has been named managing director and regional leader for Asia Pacific and Japan. www.savvis.net

http://bit.ly/aqKAUE
EMPLOYMENT SURVEY...
CHICAGO: A first-of-its kind global study found Toronto to be the city with
the lowest risk in the world to recruit, employ and relocate employees,
according to Aon Consulting, the global benefits and human capital consulting
business of Aon Corporation.
http://www.aon.com/peoplerisk
http://bit.ly/aNi9Bn
AIRCRAFT SUPPLY...
WICHITA: Spirit AeroSystems and GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes announce
agreements for thrust reverser refurbishment program, composites/structures
program, and spare parts purchasing.
www.spiritaero.com
http://bit.ly/cYVQsq
BIO AGREEMENT...
SYDNEY: Clinical Genomics Pty. Ltd. (Sydney, Australia) and The Garvan
Institute of Medical Research (Sydney, Australia) today announced that they
have entered into a license agreement in relation to novel biomarkers
discovered by scientists at the Garvan Institute.
http://bit.ly/aMv13X
PRODUCTION EXPANSION...
BEACHWOOD: Aleris International, Inc. announced today that it plans to
expand capacity at its Tianjin, China facility by installing a 28MN extrusion
press that will help the company meet increasing demand in China and better
serve its customers that have operations in China.
http://www.aleris.com
http://bit.ly/b9Ai2F
DESIGNER LAUNCH...
NEW YORK: Designer Charlotte Ronson has joined forces with MH Concepts for
her first foray into the Chinese market.
http://bit.ly/9FiHhn
FANNIE UPDATE...
WASHINGTON: Fannie Mae will redeem the principal amounts indicated for the
following securities issues on the redemption dates indicated.
http://bit.ly/dh9y8R
FINANCE TECHNOLOGY...
JERSEY CITY: IPC Systems, a leading provider of indispensible trading
communications solutions to the world's top financial services firms and global
enterprises, today announced the service availability of its Session Initiation
Protocol (SIP)-based Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) for the
Tokyo market.
http://www.ipc.com .
http://bit.ly/bGzkS4
MOBILE AGREEMENT...
MIAMI and HONG KONG: Brightstar Corp., a global leader in services and
solutions for the wireless industry, announced today that it has signed an
exclusive distribution agreement with Jawbone(R), a leading developer of
personal technology and mobile products, to distribute its Bluetooth(R)
products across Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore.
http://bit.ly/aDmopt
BEAUTY EXPO...
NEW YORK: Trends and new innovations in beauty, fragrance, personal care &
skin care at the HBA GLOBAL EXPO & CONFERENCE ON September 28-30, 2010.
http://www.hbaexpo.com
http://bit.ly/9eo9j9
BIO ACQUISITION...
NEW YORK: NeoStem, Inc., an international biopharmaceutical company with
operations in the U.S. and China, appeared on Thursday at the NASDAQ MarketSite
in Times Square in connection with its announcement of the signing of a
definitive merger agreement whereby NeoStem will acquire Progenitor Cell
Therapy.
http://www.neostem.com
http://bit.ly/cpU8qj
CHEMICAL FAIR...
PRINCETON: The American Chemical Society, Informex, and Chemical &
Engineering News (C&EN) announced today that they are to partner in hosting the
'ACS Careers Virtual Career Fair in conjunction with Informex and C&EN' a
completely virtual event, to be held November 2-3, 2010.
http://bit.ly/aEPd5X
ENVIRONMENT CSR...
CINCINNATI: The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) today accelerates its
commitment to sustainability by unveiling a long-term environmental
sustainability vision.
http://www.pg.com
http://bit.ly/aEPd5X
ASSET TRANSFER...
WELLESLEY HILLS: Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. ("Finn"), announced today that
assets of NoblePeak Vision Corp. of Wakefield, Massachusetts have been assigned
to him for the benefit of NoblePeak's creditors.
http://bit.ly/9BmDDz
FASHION APPOINTMENT...
SEATTLE: Terry Pillow, CEO of the Tommy Bahama Group, has announced the
appointment of Martin Coles to Managing Director of International.
www.tommybahama.com .
http://bit.ly/bBxg3t
TRAVEL SITE...
MOUNTAIN VIEW: International online travel agent vayama is announcing the
launch of its sister website, vayama.co.th. Vayama's Thailand based travel
website will offer deeply discounted international airfares originating in
Thailand.
http://www.vayama.co.th
http://bit.ly/dekuDo
CONSULTANT APPOINTMENT...
NEWTOWN SQUARE: Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's largest
project management member association, announces that its Board of Directors
has named Mark A. Langley as its new president and CEO upon Gregory
Balestrero's retirement from PMI on 1 January 2011.
http://www.pmi.org
http://bit.ly/9l987k
ENERGY JV...
LONDON: Camco International Limited, a global developer of emission
reductions and clean energy projects, today announces the formation of a joint
venture agreement with Khazanah Nasional ('Khazanah'), the investment holding
arm of the Government of Malaysia.
http://bit.ly/d5eCvy
DIGITAL MEASUREMENT...
SINGAPORE: comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, today
announced that it will offer free participation in Media Metrix 360 to online
publishers in Asia.
http://www.comscore.com/companyinfo .
http://bit.ly/biknrO
AGRI FAIR...
HONG KONG: The foremost comprehensive agricultural conference and trade fair
in Hong Kong, AgriPro Asia (APA) 2010 will be held in the Hong Kong Convention
& Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) on 13 - 15 December 2010. The show is opened for
trade professionals only.
http://bit.ly/9ZyBQy
ASTON MARTIN...
HONG KONG: Arguably the world's most famous car, the actual 1964 Aston
Martin DB5 driven by James Bond - Sean Connery - in both Goldfinger and
Thunderball will be on display for nine days this month in Hong Kong as it is
readied to be the lead attraction for RM Auctions' annual Automobiles of London
event October 27th at the Battersea Evolution.
http://bit.ly/disH6k
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