Business News Archive - March 27, 2011

BEIJING, March 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ("Sinopec Corp." or "the Company") (CH: 600028; HKEX: 386; NYSE: SNP; LSE: SNP) today announced its audited annual results for the full year ended 31 December, 2010. Financial Highlights: In accordance with the PRC Accounting Standards for Business Enterprises (ASBE), the Company's operating income was RMB 1,913.18 billion, up 42.2% from the same period in 2009.

SEATTLE, March 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A computer system outage that disrupted Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air flights yesterday has been resolved.

SUWANEE, Ga., March 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Airlines announces a Super Summer Sale just in time for summer vacation planning season, beginning Monday, March 28th, 2011 and ending April 10, 2011 at 11:59 pm eastern time.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.