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Business News Archive - June 16, 2008

By Azlan Abu Bakar MALAYSIA Airlines Cargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo), the cargo arm of Malaysia Airlines (MAS), expects its operations in China to continue to show growth this year, despite soaring fuel prices and the less favourable global economy climate.

SPARKS, Nev., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: GPXM) reports that so far this year, the Ashdown Project LLC has generated sales of twelve lots of molybdenum concentrate, a 50% increase in the production rate compared to the same period in 2007.

PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - June 15, 2008) - Troy Resources NL ("Troy") (TSX:TRY)(ASX:TRY) - NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES.

By Dan Serra When we're saving for retirement, the mantra repeated over and over is "save, save, save" because the only way to build a comfortable retirement income is to save as much as you can now -- or is it? While saving now is important, new research says it's not how much you save that will determine how much you will withdraw in retirement.

BUCYRUS, Ohio, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless announced today that it has expanded the national rollout of its high-speed wireless network to portions of Crawford County including the neighboring communities of Bucyrus, Vernon Township and Galion, and along State Route 30 from Bucyrus east to Galion.

By Anthony Effinger John Bartelson, who smokes Marlboro Lights through fingers blackened with tractor grease, may look like an average wheat farmer. He isn't. He's one of North Dakota's new oil barons.

Nuclear power firm British Energy may drop plans for an Pounds 11 billion sale in favour of a series of joint ventures, it was reported today.

Air Malta and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement, which is expected to enhance further co-operation between the two airlines and also promote economic relations between the two countries.

By Guillet, Jaime As legislators build a framework to transfer ownership of Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport from the city to the state, questions linger about the actual benefits to the city or the region from the transaction.

By Doris Hajewski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 16--SHEBOYGAN FALLS -- Getting consumers to taste the product has been a key to Johnsonville Sausage's marketing strategy for years.

Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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