Business News Archive - May 19, 2010

BEIJING, May 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- After introducing electronic tickets in 2003, Air China Limited (Air China) took the lead in launching China's first Electronic Miscellaneous Document (hereinafter abbreviated as EMD) in Beijing on May 11, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) At present, Air China EMD can be used for same-class rescheduling of domestic tickets.

PARIS, May 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Udpate on Tanzania, Congo and Gabon Production Tanzania : Mafia Bigwa Rufiji exploration permit (Maurel & Prom operator, 60%) To evaluate the gas zone potential of the Mafia Deep well, the Group has selected RPS Energy, independent expert that has already worked with most operators in Tanzania and has a certain technical knowledge in this zone. Tests carried out in the upper zone of the well have highlighted a flow of salt water coming out of the formation. Congo : Marine III exploration permit (Maurel & Prom operator, 75%) The NGoumba-1D (NGB-1) exploration well was drilled as a deviated borehole on the Marine-3 permit from a platform located on the Noumbi permit. Drilling reached a final depth of 2,600m in the Djeno formation.

Wind and Solar Jobs for Ohio urges fast action by House following Senate victory for renewable energy tax reform COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tuesday's Ohio Senate victory establishing a flat per megawatt tax on wind and solar development must be quickly followed by successful passage of similar House legislation and a final reconciled bill on Gov.

HAMBURG, May 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Airbus, Bishop, Dasell, Lumexis, Nordyn, the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hanover, and Teague are Delighted to Win the Hamburg Innovation Prize for Cabin Products Leaders of the global aviation industry come to the German city of Hamburg to view and discuss latest developments in the interior design of aircraft.

LOS ANGELES, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of America's well-loved heroes, which happen to be four-legged and fuzzy enlisted soldiers who sniff out bombs in enemy territories and save lives, will be honored this Memorial Day at the Kennel Club LAX (www.kennelclublax.com) at 5325 West 102nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90045.

HAMBURG, Germany, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), the world leader in state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment and communication (IFEC) systems, today announced that Lufthansa will deploy the Panasonic eX2 IFEC system on its flagship Airbus A380 aircraft. Panasonic's eX2 IFEC system will provide Lufthansa's passengers - in every service class - with a full complement of entertainment and communication options at their fingertips.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- CODA, a California-based designer and manufacturer of battery systems and electric cars, announced today the close of a $58 million Series C investment round, increasing total invested capital to more than $125 million.

SAN ANGELO, Texas, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no secret that with the struggling economic times there are some pretty attractive vehicle bargains out there and with automakers coming up with all sorts of ways to increase business, the task of finding the best financing to drive away in boils down to smart shopping.

GENEVA and TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), one of the world's leading chip makers for automotive solutions, and Alango Technologies Ltd, a leading developer and licensor of front-end voice enhancement technologies, today announced a licensing agreement in which ST will integrate Alango's leading software technologies into ST's advanced Bluetooth chips for car infotainment applications, such as hands-free kits.

ROME, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it is teaming with energy consultant Hildebrand to help consumers make more informed decisions about their energy consumption with IBM data management software.

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