Business News Archive - October 28, 2009

KAUAI, Hawaii, Oct. 28, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY -- The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force achieved another ballistic missile intercept in space using a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-built Standard Missile-3. During the Oct.

DUBAI, UAE, October 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Seawings LLC, the only seaplane tour operator in the Middle East, is pleased to announce that due to growing demand, they have commenced flight operations on October 1st from the Dubai Creek. The new base is conveniently located on the waters of the Creek in close proximity to both the Park Hyatt and Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club.

DUBAI, UAE, October 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airport Security Summit Middle East 2010, which will be held from 7- 10 February at the Grand Millennium Hotel, Dubai, will play host to renowned and insightful airport security experts from organisations including the General Civil Aviation Authority - UAE, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, General Authority of Civil Aviation- Saudi Arabia, Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO), Etihad Airways, Aviation Canada, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), Sharjah Ministry of Health and Gulf Air. Over 15 distinguished security experts from Canada, the UAE, Bahrain, Ireland, The Netherlands, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia will discuss evolving security threats and highlight their latest strategies for detecting, protecting and responding effectively and efficiently. Topics that will be discussed include: managing the intelligence threat and risk assessment process in government and private sectors, bridging the gap between airports, airlines, law enforcement

ABU DHABI, UAE, October 28 /PRNewswire/ -- International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC), a leading provider of international, tailored, industry-driven conferences, today announced the dates of the 3rd Annual Defence Logistics Middle East Summit 2009. Defence Logistics Middle East 2010, which will be held from 24 to 27 January 2010 at the Armed Forced Officers' Club in Abu Dhabi, will address a number of highly topical issues including successful logistics transformation case studies; practical solutions for generating military effect through joint military and industry cooperation; latest concepts and technology for achieving end-to-end process visibility and effective outsourcing strategies. The impressive expert speaking panel includes, Major General Ken Dowd, Director of Logistics, J-4, USCENTCOM; Baudouin Heuninckx, Advisor to the Head of Air Material Branch, Belgian Ministry of Defence; Colonel Furio Zanatta, Logistic Command, 2nd Division - 1st Department, Head

VANCOUVER, October 28 /PRNewswire/ -- - Christopher Ian Bennett to Join Upstart Green Firm on Heels of October IPO Announcement Highlights: - Greenscape Capital names former interim BC Green Party leader as Senior Advisor - Christopher Ian Bennett is also Director, Communications for Best Buy Canada Ltd. - Bennett was elected to the Green Party of Canada Federal Council in 2007, serving a one year term and acting as a national communications advisor and strategist to the party as well. Greenscape Capital Group Inc.

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 28 - For the sixth time in the past eight years, We Energies has been named the winner of the ReliabilityOne(TM) award in the Midwest region for superior reliability of its electric system. The award is based on the company's performance for the year 2008.

HAIFA, Israel, October 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - IPE's Receipt of the Government Control Permit Paved the way for the Merger Process; - Merger Will Create a Unique Refinery in the Mediterranean Fully Integrating Petrochemical Industries With Refining; - World Currently at Inflection Point for Global Growth and Recovery; Merger Will Enable Full Optimization of Margins; - Agreement is the Culmination of Joint Efforts and Fruitful Cooperation Between the two Companies; - Convening Both an Annual and Extraordinary General Meeting on December 2, 2009 Oil Refineries Ltd.

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  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
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