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Entertainment News Archive - June 01, 2009

U.S. Premieres of Torchwood: Children of Earth, Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead and Being Human to Air in HD NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- BBC Worldwide launches BBC AMERICA HD on July 20 with the high-definition simulcast of BBC AMERICA.

HONG KONG, June 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Brands, Australia's leading marketer and importer of consumer goods, met pre-screened mainland China suppliers at Global Sources (Nasdaq: GSOL) Custom Private Sourcing Event ( http://www.PrivateSourcingEvents.com ) in Xiamen on May 19, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030303/LNM011LOGO-b ) Pacific Brands represents some of the most recognized brands in Australia including Berlei, Bonds, Clarks (children's), Dunlop, Everlast, Grosby, Holeproof, Hush Puppies, King Gee, Mooks, Mossimo, Sheridan, Slazenger, Sleepmaker, Tontine and Yakka.

HSINCHU, Taiwan, June 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- MediaTek (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 2454), a worldwide leader in wireless and consumer electronics SoCs today announces three second generation IEEE 802.16e WiMAX chips.

HSINCHU, Taiwan, June 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- MediaTek (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 2454), a worldwide leader in wireless and consumer electronics SoCs today announces a new WiMAX Forum Wave2 chip, MT7118 for USB dongles, handsets, and other embedded devices.

The 2009 Black Book "State of the Outsourcing Industry" Report released today announces the trends, buying outlook and insights of over 24,000 users globally for the coming four quarters.

TAIPEI, June 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- For the first time ever, Taiwantrade ( http://www.taiwantrade.com.tw/ ) is offering interested buyers and suppliers from around the world great bonuses for members registering free of charge from June 1 to 14, 2009.

PASADENA, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military support nonprofit Soldiers' Angels is proud to announce its partnership with StripesGAMER.com to provide deployed service members with the fun and challenge of a Call of Duty 4 online gaming tournament, "Battle for the Wii's." Online and offline video games are one of the most common and appreciated entertainment options for troops deployed around the world.

LOS ANGELES, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. is thrilled to give the licensing community a fresh look at their expanding lineup of properties including the latest evolutions of FAME, THE PINK PANTHER and STARGATE.

IRVINE, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- There are times to build your business and times to cut back.

--Agency to Implement Media Relations and Creative Campaign to Position Behr as Industry Experts-- BALTIMORE, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- IMRE (www.imre.com/hb), a full-service marketing agency, today announced it has added Behr to its roster of clients in its Home and Building business practice.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.