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2010-10-07 09:17:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNanomatrix, Inc., which is developing and commercializing breakthrough single-molecule genomic analysis technology, announced today that Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Han Cao, Ph.D., was awarded the Chinese Rising Star Entrepreneur Award at the China International Economic and Technical Cooperation Forum in Beijing, China on September 27, 2010. The award is in recognition of Dr. Cao's entrepreneurial spirit and success in the founding of...

2010-09-22 07:25:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gushan Environmental Energy Limited ("Gushan" or the "Company"; NYSE: GU), a leading producer of biodiesel in China, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements (the "Agreements") to acquire a 67% beneficial ownership interest in Mian Yang Jin Xin Copper Company Limited ("Jin Xin"), a PRC-based company that is currently engaged in the business of copper recycling, through a series of transactions ("Transactions") in exchange...

2010-08-24 13:52:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp.'s ("YNG") (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) President and CEO, Robert Baldock will be hosting a conference call on Thursday, August 26th at 11:00am PDT to answer market and shareholder queries regarding YS Mining Company Inc.'s proposal to Tagish Lake Gold Corp. (TLG-V) including YNG's Ketza River amalgamation with YS Mining Company Inc. To access the webcast, please visit: Event URL:...

2009-12-10 08:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LTUS) ("Lotus" or the "Company") a growing developer and producer of prescription drugs and licensed national seller of pharmaceutical products in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today reported that effective December 1, 2009, Liang Fang, a controlled operating entity of Lotus, appointed Mr. Jinzhong HAN to be General Manager of the Company's Over-the-Counter Drug division ("OTC Division")....

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2009-08-04 06:10:00

A number of Alaskan rivers have been closed to king salmon fishing after considerable numbers of the fish failed to return to spawn. The king salmon is a favorite meal for many Alaskans, but the fish's low population has left many Yukon River smokehouses without their signature dish. "It is going to be a tough winter, no two ways about it," said Leslie Hunter, a 67-year-old store owner and commercial fisherman from Marshall, Alaska. State and federal biologists are studying the problem. ...

2009-01-18 12:53:24

The municipal government in Shanghai, China, has reached a deal with the Walt Disney Co. regarding a proposed Disneyland site, an official says. Shanghai Mayor Han Zheng said Saturday the agreement was based on key issues regarding the proposed construction of the first Disneyland site on the Chinese mainland, China's official state-run news agency, Xinhua, reported. The project should be approved by the State Council (China's Cabinet) before it is carried out, Han said of the deal. The...

2006-04-19 02:12:08

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's parliament approved on Wednesday the country's first woman prime minister, former activist Han Myeong-sook who was once jailed for pro-democracy protests. Analysts said they expect Han to use her position as a political moderate to patch up a stormy relationship between the government and opposition parties ahead of local elections in late May. In vote of 182 to 77, the unicameral parliament approved Han, who was first elected to parliament in 2000...

2006-03-24 03:18:54

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea was set for its first woman prime minister on Friday after President Roh Moo-hyun named lawmaker and former jailed democracy activist to succeed a veteran legislator who quit over a golfing gaffe. If approved by parliament, Han Myeong-sook is expected to use her moderate image to patch up a stormy relationship between the government and opposition parties ahead of local elections. "President Roh expects the nominee, Han, will carry out...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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