SYDNEY, 1 Juli /AsiaNet/ —
CHICAGO: For the third consecutive year, InterCall, the world’s largest
conferencing and collaboration provider, has been named Frost & Sullivan’s
Conferencing and Collaboration Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific.
HONG KONG: Aconex has been selected by the Gammon-Hip Hing joint venture to
provide its online collaboration system to the project to build the new Cathay
Pacific air cargo terminal at Hong Kong International Airport.
TIANJIN, China: Recently, the Ministry of Science and Technology released,
“Notice on the Naming of Relevant Projects for the 2010 National Science and
Technology Plan,” and “Notice on the Establishment of the 2010 Funds for the
Transformation of Agricultural Scientific and Technological Achievements
Program.” Ten projects located in the Tianjin Economic-Technological
Development Area were among those chosen.
SAO PAULO: Banco Bradesco S.A. Thursday said its Annual Report (Form 20-F)
of 2009 was filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission
(SEC) on this date.
BALTIMORE: Celsis In Vitro, Inc. Thursday announced that it has filed a
patent infringement lawsuit against Invitrogen Corporation (Invitrogen) and
CellzDirect, Inc. (CellzDirect) in the United States District Court for the
Northern District of Illinois in Chicago and has moved for a preliminary
BEIJING: With the momentum of remarkable growth in recent years behind it,
LI-NING’s brand revitalization comes on the 20th anniversary of their
establishment by founder, Mr. Li Ning, who will personally make the
revitalization announcement and official unveiling of the new logo and new
slogan at Li-Ning’s Beijing headquarters on June 30th 2010.
BOSTON: Crow’s Weekly Market Report (Crow’s) Thursday reported that the
total cost of lumber and panels for construction of a 2,116 sq ft home has
decreased by 35% since April of this year.
BROOMFIELD, Colo.: Digi-Data Corporation, the leader in integrated cloud
content management solutions, Thursday announced its strengthened ties with
Hitachi Data Systems to offer solutions for telecommunication companies and
managed service providers targeting the consumer and SMB markets.
DUBLIN: Full Tilt Poker pro Gavin Smith won Event #44 at the 2010 World
Series of Poker* to claim his first WSOP* bracelet.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.: International Paper has completed the purchase of SCA
Packaging Asia for approximately US$ 200 million, subject to post-closing
PRINCETON, N.J.: Assist America Thursday announced that Steven L. Novkov has
been appointed as the company’s Chief Representative in Asia.
TOLEDO, Ohio: The Toledo Museum of Art announced Thursday that Brian P.
Kennedy, director of the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, has accepted
the position as the Museum’s ninth director with a start date of September 1.
TEL AVIV, Israel: Infinity Group, the leader in cross border
Chinese-Israeli-North American equity funds, announced today the establishment
of a 200 million RMB joint venture fund with Chengdu City, China.
SHANGHAI: FiA | Hi | Ni China 2010, alongside Food Ingredients Shanghai (FIS
2010) and CPhI China 2010, kicked off at Shanghai New International Expo Center
on June 2nd-4th, 2010.
VIENNA, Austria: The death of Prof. Rudolf Leopold has caused profound
dismay for his family, in particular his wife Elisabeth. Ministry of Cultural
Affairs Section Head Helmut Moser, chairman of the board of the Leopold Museum
Private Foundation, and the entire board are deeply affected by the art
collector’s sudden passing.
WASHINGTON: WASHINGTON, D.C.: Fannie Mae will redeem the principal amount of
two securities issues on July 12, 2010 at a redemption price equal to 100 per
cent of the principal amount redeemed plus accrued interest.
BRISBANE, Australia: Australian drug development company CBio Limited
Wednesday announced the achievement of a recruitment milestone in its clinical
trial of XToll, the potential new-generation drug therapy which could provide
safer and more effective treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid
‘S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands: As of Independence Day (the 4th of July 2010)
women can visit http://www.VivaFem.com – The online erotainment site for women!
VANCOUVER: Entr aacée Gold Inc. Wednesday announced the closing of its
acquisition of all issued shares and options of PacMag Metals Limited pursuant
to the Australian Schemes of Arrangement announced November 29, 2009.
SAN FRANCISCO: Bill Roper, the Chief Creative Officer of Cryptic Studios and
driving force behind the creation of the genre-defining Warcraft, StarCraft and
Diablo series, will present a keynote presentation for the 2010 Game Developers
Conference China (GDC China).
CLEVELAND: American Greetings Corporation Wednesday announced its results
for the first fiscal quarter ended May 28, 2010.
SYDNEY: On Sunday, Australian police broke up a peaceful celebration of the
ancient and sacred swastika symbol in Queensland and arrested the leader of the
Australian Raelian Movement during events held for World Swastika
BEIJING: The Frequent Flyer Program cooperation between Air China and Aegean
Airlines began June 30th, 2010. The arrangement allows Air China PhoenixMiles
members to earn Status Mileage on all scheduled flights operated by Aegean
Airlines (airline code: A3), and redeem Award Travel for round trips on all
scheduled flights operated and marketed by Aegean Airlines.
LYON, France: INTERPOL’s Executive Committee has unanimously endorsed the
creation of an INTERPOL Global Complex in Singapore. An implementation plan
will be presented at INTERPOL’s 79th General Assembly in Qatar in November with
operation projected for late 2013 or early 2014.
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