SYDNEY, 25 Juni /AsiaNet/ —
EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada – On June 24, 2010, The Cash Store Australia
Holdings Inc. (“TCS Australia” or the “Company”) (TSXV:AUC) granted an
aggregate of 175,000 options to directors, pursuant to TCS Australia’s Employee
Incentive Stock Option Plan (the “Plan”). Each option is exercisable to acquire
one common share at a price of $3.00 per option. The optionsgranted have been
approved by the Company’s board of directors and are subject to expire on June
23, 2015. The Plan has been approved by the Company’s shareholders.
LAS VEGAS – Kiwanis International and UNICEF have joined forces to save the
lives of babies and their mothers by eliminating maternal/neonatal tetanus, a
disease that kills an estimated 60,000 newborns and 30,000 mothers each year.
UNICEF Ambassador and actor Tea Leoni delivered the announcement atthe 95th
Annual Kiwanis International Convention.
TORONTO, Ontario, Canada – At a news conference held earlier today at the
G-20 International Media Centre Toronto Mayor David Miller welcomed the world’s
media to the city. Mayor Miller spoke about Toronto’s many strengths as an
environmental leader, diverse and culturally rich community and as a
veryreliable and safe city to visit, live in and conduct business. The Mayor
held the news conference with representatives from Invest Toronto and Tourism
Toronto and Toronto’s City Manager. Media may visit www.g20torontomedia.com for
more information about the City and the G-20. Media seeking information about
the City of Toronto, Invest Toronto or Tourism Toronto may call416-397-0777.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Today at the ACCE Conference & Expo, the annual
global gathering for the contact center community, the International Customer
Management Institute unveiled the Customer Management Operation Standards
Program, a comprehensive management approach that employs a mix ofspecialized
tools, cross-industry best practices, assessments, and proven systems that
deliver sustained contact center efficiency and effectiveness.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – The International Customer Management Institute
today announced the successful wrap up of the 2010 ACCE Conference & Expo, the
annual global gathering for the contact center community, which was held in New
Orleans, June 14-17, 2010. The event brought together nearly800 contact center
professionals to discover how to enhance call center performance by better
managing people and resources, improving operations and properly selecting and
AMSTERDAM – Leading events organiser UBM International Media and sister
company UBM Sinexpo today announced that a record attendance of 26,547 at its
2010 Chinese Pharma events cluster — CPhI China for intermediates and APIs;
P-MEC for equipment and machinery; plus trails for ICSE Contract Services;
andBioPh for the biopharma sector — representing an increase of 12.3% over
2009 attendance levels. The collocated events, which took place from June 2-4
at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, are the largest annual
networking event for the Asian pharmaceutical community and this year saw an
increase of 13% in international visitors over 2009.
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Fannie Mae will redeem the principal amount of FINP, FINS
and MTN securities issues on July 6, 2010 at a redemption price equal to 100
per cent of the principal amount redeemed plus accrued interest.
NAPA VALLEY, California – The Groasis waterboxx, a groundbreaking solution
to deforestation, water depletion and food shortage has kicked off a historic
project with Robert Mondavi Winery, at Oakville, California. Named one of
Popular Science Magazine’s Top Ten Global Inventions 2010, the Groasiswaterboxx
can be planted on any terrain under dry conditions without irrigation.
DUBLIN – Full Tilt Poker pro Jose Luis Velador won Event #33 at the 2010
World Series of Poker*, taking home his second WSOP* bracelet and a payday of
more than US$260,000 in prize money.
JENA, Germany – In 2009 the Patents Court of the High Court, Chancery
Division, decided that Occlutech’s range of Figulla ASD and PFO occluders do
not infringe the U.K. part of European Patent 0 808 138. AGA Medical decided to
appeal against this decision.
SEOUL – The Seoul Metropolitan Government will host the Seoul Design Fair
from Sept.17 to Oct. 7 at the Jamsil Sports Complex and four other venues in
WASHINGTON – The Senate has confirmed the appointment of former CGAP CEO
Elizabeth Littlefield to head the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. Ms.
Littlefield will be sworn in as OPIC President and CEO on Friday, June 25.
TOKYO – Marvelous Entertainment Inc., Japanese publisher of the “Harvest
Moon” and “No More Heroes” video game series, and developer Route 24 have
jointly announced the release of “Followars,” their first title for Apple’s
HONG KONG and REDWOOD CITY, California – D.light Design, a global company
that designs and manufactures solar powered consumer products for families
without access to reliable electricity, today announced that it has secured
USD5.5 million in Series B financing.
BRISBANE, Australia – Progen Pharmaceuticals Limited today received notice
from the Nasdaq Stock Market that its securities will be delisted due to a
minimum bid price deficiency under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5500.
NEW YORK – The Tommy Hilfiger Group, which is wholly owned by Phillips-Van
Heusen Corporation, today formally launched a five-year campaign through the
Tommy Hilfiger Corporate Foundation to support Millennium Promise, the
leadinginternational non-profit organization solely committed to supporting the
achievement of the Millennium Development Goals to halve extreme poverty by
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