Business News Archive - November 14, 2008

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4bb73c/asia_oil_and_gas_n) has announced the addition of the "Asia Oil and Gas Newsletter" subscription to their offering.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/919b77/chinas_industrial) has announced the addition of the "China's Industrial Parks and Special Economic Zones Overview" report to their offering.

WARSAW and PARIS, November 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poland's General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways has selected an Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and Thales consortium to design, integrate, install and deploy the systems that will bring the A2 motorway up to EU commercial motorway standards.

SES ASTRA, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), today announced that em24, a digital business- and lifestyle channel, will start broadcasting on the ASTRA satellite system.

The U.S. government has taken the first steps to open waters off the Virginia coast to drilling for oil and natural gas.

EWING, N.J., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warrior Girl Corp (Pink Sheets: WRGL) is pleased to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent with American Hydro Energy Company ("Hydro") to acquire 100% of their stock in return for restricted shares of common stock of WRGL.

MUMBAI, India, Nov. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources' China Sourcing Fair brand of trade shows opened today for the first time in India. Like the highly successful China Sourcing Fairs in Hong Kong, Dubai and China, the Fairs in Mumbai feature manufacturers from Greater China.

By Sue Kirchhoff and James R. Healey WASHINGTON -- Democratic lawmakers on Thursday were working out details of a $25 billion measure to aid the foundering U.S. auto industry, as top Republicans warned they weren't yet willing to back the plan.

American Airlines has announced that customers departing from select airports can choose to receive their boarding passes electronically on their mobile phones or PDAs, saving the time it takes to print out and present a paper boarding pass at the airport.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f0d486/branded_foods_in_c) has announced the addition of the "Branded Foods in China - Forecasts to 2013" report to their offering.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.