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Business News Archive - April 27, 2011

LONDON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Burgess are excited to announce our appointment as central agents for the sale of SUNRISE. Built in 2000 for her current owner this pedigree 52.8m Oceanco has only ever seen private use.

HOUSTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) (LSE: ENDV) will host a conference call and web cast to discuss its 2011 first quarter financial and operating results on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 9 a.m. Central Daylight Time, 3 p.m. British Summer Time.

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Growth of alternative powertrain vehicles sales will be limited by consumer concerns about costs as well as functionality, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. Green Automotive Study(SM) released today.

SHANGHAI, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- E-House (China) Holdings Limited (NYSE: EJ) ("E-House" or the "Company"), a leading real estate services company in China, today announced that it filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2010 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 26, 2011.

SHANGHAI, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Real Estate Information Corporation (''CRIC" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: CRIC), a leading provider of real estate information, consulting and online services in China, today announced that it filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2010 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 26, 2011.

MUSCAT, Oman, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Next month's Oman Power & Water Summit will feature a highly impressive lineup of speakers with the confirmed participation of top government officials, the senior management of private companies, industry experts and other prominent personalities in the Sultanate's vibrant power and water sector. The roster of high-profile speakers will be led by the Chairman of the Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW), H.E.

HONG KONG, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CNOOC Limited (the "Company", NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883) is pleased to announce its results for the first quarter of 2011.

CHANGZHOU, China, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from ingots to modules, today announced through its subsidiary, Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co.

Report Shows Positive Nationwide Trends in Cleanup of Deadly Air Pollution Still, Half the Nation Has Unhealthy Levels of Air Pollution WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Lung Association released its annual report on air quality, State of the Air 2011, which includes lists of the nation's most polluted metropolitan areas.

LEBANON, Pa., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apply pre-emergent garden weed preventer in early spring. That's the truth and it's also a myth, a myth that allows trillions of unwanted weeds to infest American gardens coast-to-coast.

Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'