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Business News Archive - June 07, 2009

BASEL, Switzerland, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Speaking today at the World Grain Forum 2009 in St. Petersburg, John Atkin, Syngenta Chief Operating Officer Crop Protection, emphasized the essential role of technology in meeting the global food production challenges of the 21st Century.

Three Indiana public employee funds Sunday asked the U.S.

Chinese and Japanese trade ministers agreed Sunday to coordinate efforts to stop the pirating of intellectual property in the Asian countries, officials said. Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Toshihiro Nikai and Chinese Commerce Minister Chen Deming signed a memorandum of understanding in Tokyo to establish an intellectual property working group to meet once annually, the Japanese news agency Kyodo reported.

HAIFA, Israel, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oil Refineries Ltd. (TASE: ORL.TA) ("ORL" or the "Company"), Israel's largest oil refiner, announced today that the Israel Corporation ("Israel Corp.") and Israel Petrochemical Enterprises Ltd.

WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty years ago, the Apollo 11 astronauts were completing their checklist to leave the Moon when they discovered that they had forgotten something.

At funding, credit facility will complete an approximately $738 million financing for Globalstar 2.0 second-generation satellite constellation and IP-based ground segment MILPITAS, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Globalstar, Inc.

Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.