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B2B Tools on Taiwantrade Business Editors

May 25, 2009 7:08 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TAIPEI, Taiwan-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) features recession beating B2B tools on Taiwantrade. Designed to meet the rapidly changing requirements of global trading during challenging times, Taiwantrade provides instant access to B2B...

Key 10-year JGB yield unchanged in morning amid lack of trading cues+

May 25, 2009 7:08 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 26 (Kyodo) — The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond remained unchanged Tuesday morning amid a lack of trading cues as U.S. markets were closed Monday and with market participants tentative ahead of 20-year bond auction results.In interdealer trading, the yield on the...

Sankyo et Ranbaxy annoncent le remaniement de la direction generale de Ranbaxy Pharmaceutical Writers/Business Editors

May 25, 2009 6:58 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO et GURGAON, Inde-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — 26 mai 2009-- Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd. et Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited ont annonce aujourd'hui que M. Malvinder Mohan Singh avait quitte le poste de president-directeur general de Ranbaxy avec effet immediat.M. Atul Sobti, actuellement directeur de...

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Teen bitten by rattlesnake in Wash., WA

May 25, 2009 6:58 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PASCO, Wash. (AP) — Franklin County sheriff's officers say an 18-year-old boy reportedly was bitten by a baby rattlesnake at Palouse Falls State Park in southeast Washington.The boy apparently picked up the snake Monday, unaware it was a rattler.A deputy tells the Tri-City Herald that a car taking...

LEAD: JBIC to lend dollars to Japanese firms operating overseas+

May 25, 2009 6:48 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 26 (Kyodo) — (EDS: ADDING DETAILS)The Japan Bank for International Cooperation will enhance its financial support for Japanese firms having difficulty securing enough U.S. dollars for their overseas operations, officials said Tuesday.The government-backed bank will lend up to a total of...

HL:U.S. women's soccer team blanks Canada 4-0 in friendly at BMO Field@

May 25, 2009 6:42 pm | by Lori Ewing@Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — With a brand new coach and new style of playing there are bound to be growing pains, and Canada's women's soccer team was feeling them Monday.Shannon Boxx, Megan Rapinoe, Lindsay Tarpley, and Lauren Cheney scored to lead the United States to a 4-0 victory over Canada in a friendly at BMO...

Meg Whitman writing book on values, tenure at eBay

May 25, 2009 6:37 pm | by HILLEL ITALIE - AP National Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman, a presumed candidate for governor of California, is working on a book about the "core values" that helped her build the online commerce giant.The book, currently untitled, is scheduled to be published by Crown Business in February, just as...

LEAD: S. Korea announces full participation in U.S.-led security initiative+

May 25, 2009 6:37 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SEOUL, May 26 (Kyodo) — (EDS: ADDING INFORMATION IN 4-6 GRAFS)South Korea on Tuesday announced its full participation in a U.S.-led global effort to combat weapons proliferation in an apparent reaction to North Korea's second underground nuclear test conducted Monday."As of May 26, the government...

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4th NYC nighttime blast shatters Starbucks windows, 2nd Ld-Writethru, US

May 25, 2009 6:32 pm | by DEEPTI HAJELA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — An early morning explosion, caused by a small bomb and reminiscent of other mysterious blasts around the city in the last few years, destroyed a sidewalk bench and shattered windows in a Starbucks coffee shop.No one was injured in the blast, which happened around 3:30 a.m. Monday on...

Redcorp Ventures Ltd.: Receipt of Inspector's Direction

May 25, 2009 6:32 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Redcorp Ventures Ltd. ("Redcorp" or the "Company") (TSX: RDV) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Redfern Resources Ltd. ("Redfern") have been served today with an Inspector's Direction from Environment Canada, dated May 22, 2009.The Direction relates to required remediation actions at the Tulsequah...

Electric Cable Develops Industry's First Water-resistant Surge Suppressor that is One-fourth the Size of Conventional Filters Business Editors/Technology Writers

May 25, 2009 6:21 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

KANAGAWA, Japan-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009--OKI Electric Cable (TOKYO:5815) today announced the development of the "eco Surge(TM) U", an ultra-small surge suppressor1, which is based on transmission line theory2. Applying this theory, OKI Electric Cable succeeded in making the size of the...

Boulder County energy-improvement loans to begin, 1st Ld-Writethru, CO

May 25, 2009 6:11 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of Boulder County residents are expected to get the go-ahead this week to start on energy-improvement projects on their homes with bonds issued by the county.The projects will be part of the voter-approved ClimateSmart program, which allows Boulder County to issue...

Investment in securitized real estate products dived 65% in FY 2008+

May 25, 2009 6:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 26 (Kyodo) — Investment in securitized products on income and profit from property fell 65.4 percent in Japan in fiscal 2008 from the previous year on the global financial crisis, the government said Tuesday.The amount of investment came to about 3.08 trillion yen in the year through...

Singapore on First Asian Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plant Pharmaceutical Writers/Business Editors

May 25, 2009 6:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HUENENBERG, Switzerland-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009--Alcon (NYSE: ACL), the world's largest manufacturer of eye care products, marked the commencement of construction of its first pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in the Asian region today with a groundbreaking ceremony in Singapore's Tuas...

Japanese editorial excerpts -5-+

May 25, 2009 6:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 29 (Kyodo) — Selected editorial excerpts from the Japanese press:THE HIGH SUICIDE RATE (IHT/Asahi as translated from the Japanese-language Asahi Shimbun's editorial published May 28)The number of people who committed suicide in Japan in 2008 surpassed 30,000 for the 11th consecutive...

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