Business News Archive - May 09, 2010

TORONTO, May 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest") (TSX: TRE), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, is pleased to announce that Sino-Capital Global Inc.

Straying from the grocery list can yield some surprises in your shopping cart, but not necessarily in your wallet.

MILLVILLE, N.J., May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday after qualifying, Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup pole winner, Juan Pablo Sierra Lendle, said he'd done half the things he wanted to accomplish this weekend; and today he accomplished the other half by earning his first career Jetta TDI Cup victory at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

ST. LOUIS, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) has submitted a definitive proposal to acquire a controlling interest in Macarthur Coal Limited (ASX: MCC).

HALEIWA, Hawaii, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hawaiian Hospitality Group, Inc.

FOX ISLAND, Wash., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hawk Exploration, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BHWX) announced it is enlarging its holdings and has increased Golden Black Hawk's commitment to its Dun Glen Gold exploration and development program.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.