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2010-06-15 15:35:00

CHANGSHU, China, June 15 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Sutor Technology Group Limited (the "Company", "Sutor") (Nasdaq: SUTR), a leading China-based manufacturer and distributor of high-end fine finished steel products and welded steel pipes used by a variety of down-stream applications, today announced it will participate at the upcoming 2010 International Exhibition and Conference for Building and Construction ("2010 Inter Build"), to be held at Cairo International Conference Center,...

2010-06-06 12:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ITIDA, Egypt's Information Technology Industry Development Agency, will be showcasing Egypt's global outsourcing capabilities and offerings at the 4th Annual Shared Services Exchange from June 6-8, 2010 in Austin, Texas. The invitation-only event is designed for executives focused on strategy and partnerships in delivering value from shared services opportunities. Egypt is one of the world's fastest growing locations for global outsourcing and...

2010-05-20 05:11:00

DENVER, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs will make its Denver debut as a blockbuster exhibit at the Denver Art Museum. Both The Westin Tabor Center and the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel are major hotel sponsors of the King Tut Exhibition and are offering a King Tut Package, which includes an overnight stay and two VIP tickets to the exhibit which allows guests immediate entry to the exhibition and an opportunity to view the exhibit any time during...

2010-05-13 10:48:00

CAIRO, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Egypt's economy grew by 5.8 percent in the first quarter of 2010, accelerated by the 11.3 percent growth of its ICT industry. Reports by the Economic Development Minister revealed the growth was at its fastest pace in almost two years and is expected to hit as high as 5.3 percent in the fiscal year ending June, up from 4.7 percent in the previous year. Egypt remains one of the world's fastest growing outsourcing destinations and has seen huge investments...

2010-03-24 08:00:00

CAIRO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Stream Global Services, Inc., (NYSE/AMEX: SGS), a premium business process outsourcing (BPO) service provider specializing in customer relationship management for Fortune 1000 companies, today announced its continued global expansion with the inaugural opening of its new service center in Cairo, Egypt. Stream's Chairman and CEO, Scott Murray, welcomed His Excellency Dr. Tarek Kamel, Minister of Communication and Information Technology, as well as local...

2010-02-10 11:47:00

MUMBAI, India, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking at NASSCOM 2010, His Excellency Mohamed Higazy, Ambassador of Egypt, made a strong case for investment into economies like Egypt that have an abundance of qualified human capital and strong growth potential. He emphasized that the country continues to strengthen its position in the market through a series of successful partnerships. Speaking about what Egypt can offer companies investing in the country, Mr. Amin Khaireldin, senior advisor...

2010-01-05 07:45:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced changes in the leadership of its regional and worldwide exploration organizations. John Bedingfield, Australia region vice president and managing director - Apache Energy Ltd., has been named vice president - Worldwide Exploration and New Ventures. John Christmann, vice president - Business Development, was named vice president of Apache's new Permian Region based in Midland, Texas. Tom Maher,...

2009-10-05 09:52:00

CAIRO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Egypt's IT industry has this week celebrated the launch of e-signature services for the public and private sector. The electronic signature will authorize the Ministry of Finance and a number of companies to offer the first authentication services to governmental entities, public sector companies and individuals in Egypt. This E-Signature Law, issued in 2004 and established the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), is the first Egyptian...

2009-08-25 13:09:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Cruises is unveiling its first ever Crystal Overland Adventures from Ashdod on its Holy Land cruise this fall. A choice of three three-night journeys transport travelers to such revered sites as the 2,000 year old Rose City of Petra, the Pharaohs' tombs in Luxor's Valley of the Kings and the Dead Sea, among other astonishing destinations where Christian, Jewish and Islamic civilizations took root. The 12-day cruise sails from Athens to Venice...

2009-08-25 10:32:00

CAIRO, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Reports yesterday revealed that Egypt's overall economy expanded by 4.7 percent in the fiscal year through June, fuelled by the expansion of its information and communications technology industry which grew by 14.6 percent. In the past year, Egypt has strengthened its position as one of the world's fastest growing outsourcing destinations through a number of international MoUs and investment in the country's ICT infrastructure and education. Commenting on...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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