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2011-03-31 04:35:01

Sustainable packaging the key to business productivity and profits, say manufacturers and suppliersSingapore, Mar 31, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Asia's definitive event for international manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, technology and materials in the sectors of packaging, filling, processing, quality assurance, and their related fields, ProPak Asia 2011 will be held from the 15th-18th of June 2011 at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC).

2011-03-29 15:00:00

Money will go to assist Japanese Red Cross and other relief and recovery efforts WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced that the public has generously donated $120.5 million to help the people of Japan following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

2011-03-23 09:30:00

Radioactive iodine isotope particles have been detected in Iceland and are believed to have come from the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant on Japan’s northern coast.

2011-03-22 14:57:00

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Participants in the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (the "Voluntary Principles") have gathered in Washington, D.C., this week for the two-day Annual Plenary Meeting.

2011-03-21 14:34:00

Generous donations to the American Red Cross are critical to relief efforts down the street, across the country and around the world WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Companies large and small, representing industries across the United States, have taken action to support people in need by donating to the American Red Cross and by encouraging their customers and employees to join them.

2011-03-18 07:20:00

Radioactive particles leaking from Japan’s disaster-stricken nuclear power plant have been flowing eastward across the Atlantic in low concentrations and are expected to reach the North American coast within days, according to a Swedish official on Thursday.

2011-03-17 12:40:00

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LivingSocial, the online source for people to find handpicked experiences at a great value, today announced a US Daily Deal benefiting the American Red Cross.

2011-03-16 20:58:00

NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Town Sports International (TSI), operators of New York, Boston, Washington and Philadelphia Sports Clubs, today announced a new fundraising initiative in conjunction with the American Red Cross to support relief efforts in Japan.

2011-03-15 17:24:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Automobile Dealers Association is urging its 16,000 members to support the Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami fund of the American Red Cross.

2011-03-15 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced an initial contribution of $10 million to the Japanese Red Cross Society to assist in its ongoing efforts to provide medical care and relief assistance to the people of Japan following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "We are grateful for the American public's generosity and compassion following what has been declared one of the...

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.