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2011-07-21 21:09:00

SYDNEY, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imminent meetings of Asian security forums in Bali will be a 'critical test' of the region's ability to manage tensions in the South China Sea, according to a Lowy Institute strategic analyst. Rory Medcalf, the Director of the Institute's International Security Program, warned that a failure by foreign ministers to discuss openly the region's maritime security problems would marginalise the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF). Silence on these issues would...

2011-07-20 23:05:00

BANGKOK, Thailand, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From 12 to 16 October 2011, the Department of Export Promotion (DEP) -- Ministry of Commerce of Thailand will be organizing Bangkok RHVAC 2011, one of Asia's most important technology and innovation showcases for the refrigeration, heating, cooling, and ventilation products. Bangkok Electric & Electronics 2011, an exhibition of the latest Thai electric and electronic goods, will be organized along side RHVAC 2011. These world-class events...

2011-07-15 10:28:00

MANAMA, Bahrain, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In their fifth day of deliberations, the 266 delegates participating in the comprehensive National Dialogue achieved consensus on a wide range of social, political, economic and human rights issues. The Dialogue unanimously decided to bolster women's rights and opportunities for economic empowerment. In particular, the delegates agreed to ensure the comprehensive implementation of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of...

2011-07-12 09:00:00

NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross in Greater New York Region announced that Peter M. Rapaport has been named Chairman of its Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2011. Mr. Rapaport manages funds in the Private Wealth Management division of the Maxim Group. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/DC33524) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101105/DC95998LOGO) A generous Red Cross donor and a dedicated supporter, he has served in...

2011-07-11 11:18:00

New $35 million donation means that almost 90 percent of U.S. donations have been sent to Japan in four months WASHINGTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Red Cross is making a $35 million donation to the Japanese Red Cross, bringing its contributions to the country's earthquake and tsunami response to nearly $245 million - about 90 percent of the money donated. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The new donation to the Japanese Red...

2011-06-28 00:00:31

Mr. Bechetoille chosen from field of 700 to represent France at annual meeting, being held in advance of meeting of G20 nations. Paris, France (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Qosmos (http://www.qosmos.com) today announced that its CEO, Thibaut Bechetoille, has been named as a delegate to represent France at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Summit (G20 YES) to be held October 31-November 2, 2011. The annual G20 YES will be held this year in Nice, France, in advance of the G20 meeting in Cannes. The G20 YES...

2011-06-22 17:58:00

MONTREAL, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Today, we, the environment ministers of Canada, Mexico and the United States, are proud to present a comprehensive set of initiatives designed to conserve, protect and enhance the North American environment through the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC). Working through the unique partnership of the CEC allows us to achieve environmental objectives in a way that none of the three countries could achieve alone. Our vision for the CEC...

2011-06-10 12:29:00

In less than three months, 80 percent of U.S. donations have been sent to Japan with millions more on the way WASHINGTON, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is making another $46 million donation to the Japanese Red Cross, bringing its contributions to date to nearly $210 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "I offer you my heart-felt gratitude for your concern, encouragement and assistance," said Tadateru Konoe,...

2011-06-08 12:52:00

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wallow fire in southeast Arizona joins what is a growing number of American Red Cross relief operations that already includes ongoing flood and tornado responses across a large swath of the U.S. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "These disasters have brought so much destruction and heartbreak to our country," said Charley Shimanski, senior vice president of Red Cross Disaster Services. "But they've...

2011-06-07 12:58:00

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As floods, wildfires and tornadoes continue to ravage the U.S., and with forecasters predicting an above-average hurricane season, the American Red Cross is getting prepared with the help of the corporations and foundations that support the Red Cross through the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) and Disaster Responder (DR) program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Members of these programs pledge...


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