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2008-09-23 15:00:34

VICTORVILLE, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Alliance for Healthy Communities is hosting a High Desert Health Summit on Friday, October 10th, 2008 beginning at 8am with check in at 7:30am. Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group is partnering with NAFHC to promote and participate in this local event. A complimentary full breakfast will be served. Local business leaders from within the High Desert communities of Victorville, Apple Valley and Hesperia will meet to discuss...

2008-08-27 06:00:40

Amax Entertainment Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0959) ("Amax" or "the Company") announced today that it has entered into a Sale and Purchase Agreement (the "Disposal") pursuant to which the Company has agreed to sell to an independent third party (the "Purchaser") 100% of its equity interest in Profit Goal, which is principally engaged in the sales of LCD and LCD modules through a subsidiary. Profit Goal recorded a net liabilities of approximately HK$30.8 million as at 31 March 2008 and the...

2008-08-11 09:00:55

Cambodian company plans to produce organic fertilizer from garbage PHNOM PENH, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Cintri, the firm charged with the mammoth task of collecting the capital's garbage, has unveiled plans to recycle Phnom Penh's mountains of trash into organic fertilizer, but city dwellers themselves will need to pitch in, the Mekong Times reported Friday. "People will need to start sorting their garbage into specific categories before this plan can start," Seng Chamroeun, the firm's deputy...

2008-07-14 12:00:55

NORTHVILLE, Mich., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CSM Worldwide has announced the opening of a new office in Seoul, South Korea, adding to the firm's portfolio of comprehensive coverage in the Asian region, which includes offices in China, India, Japan and Thailand. "Korea, as the fifth-largest producer of light vehicles globally, is fast becoming a highly influential force in growth markets," said Craig Cather, president and CEO of CSM Worldwide. "With Hyundai-Kia aggressively adding production...

2008-07-11 00:00:19

By Desmond Davidson KUCHING: The Rainforest World Music Festival week has returned. And for the next three days, from today, the Sarawak Cultural Village tucked at the foot of Mount Santubong, about 50km from here, will be the cynosure of ethnic and folk music fans the world over. Attending the opening of the event's 11th edition tonight will be Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and his wife Datin Paduka Seri Jeanne Abdullah. Abdullah's presence is set to create history...

2008-07-03 09:00:54

Exit tax to be incorporated into flight price at Cambodia's international airports PHNOM PENH, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Starting from Sept. 1, the departure tax that airline passengers line up to pay at the international airports in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap will be transferred to ticket price, local newspaper the Cambodian Daily said on Thursday. The government has not made an official announcement yet on the tax, but a meeting between authorities, airport management firm and about 20...

2008-06-15 06:00:17

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "Korean Ports Paralysed As Truckers Continue Strike"] SEOUL, June 15 (Yonhap) - Korean ports faced a major disruption on Sunday when a nationwide strike by truck drivers entered its third day, dealing another blow to President Lee Myung-bak [Ri Myo'ng-pak], who is already scrambling to handle a controversial US beef agreement. The freight loading rate at the country's largest port of Busan dropped to 25 per...

2008-06-13 18:00:33

Tokyo, June 13 (Jiji Press)--A fund affiliated with the Abu Dhabi emirate of the United Arab Emirates intends to invest 10 billion yen in a private hospital for advanced medicine planned in Kobe, informed sources said Friday. The Abu Dhabi government intends to send trainees to the hospital, named Kobe International Frontier Medical Center, to learn Japan's state-of-the-art medical technology, the sources said. The center specializing in such medical care as living-donor liver...

2008-03-10 09:00:20

By Lee, Albert Fu, Hua; Chenyi, Ji Abstract: China has the world's largest population. In the past, the public health system in mainland China has been strongly influenced by the former Soviet Union. Hong Kong and Macao, the Special Administrative Regions (SAR), have been under colonial administration adopting a laisser-faire approach to health policy. Over the most recent decades, mainland China and the two SARs have adopted the Ottawa Charter principles and re-orientated the healthcare...

2006-01-21 09:20:19

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury officials visited Seoul on Saturday to discuss ways to stop North Korea's alleged illegal financial activities that Washington suspects were helping finance North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons. Daniel Glacer, deputy assistant secretary for terrorist financing and financial crimes at the U.S. Treasury, will stay in Korea until January 24 to discuss concerns about North Korea's counterfeiting of U.S. currency and money laundering. Glacer visited...


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