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2011-04-21 06:15:00

LONDON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Monitor International has released a new special report which covers the probable economic and market implications of the Japan earthquake to the world economy. Since the devastating Tohoku earthquake in Japan on March 11 and its terrible aftermath, there has been much speculation on the scale and scope of a potential nuclear disaster and the implications the disaster will have on the world financial markets. The special report seeks to...

2010-12-02 06:45:00

LEIPSIC, Ohio, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) and Kobe Steel, Ltd. announced today that they have reached an agreement for their joint venture, PRO-TEC Coating Company in Leipsic, Ohio, to begin construction on a continuous annealing line at the facility. The project is expected to increase the joint venture's ability to serve its automotive customers. The capital investment for this project is approximately $400 million and is expected...

2010-07-20 04:35:00

NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite his public image taking major hits this year, there is one bright spot for Tiger Woods. While he is no longer alone on top of the list, he is at least tied for first place as America's Favorite Sports Star. Since 2006, this was a title he held solo, but this year, besides another NBA championship, Kobe Bryant can also share in being called America's Favorite Sports Star, a jump up from the 4th position he was in last year. To view the multimedia...

2010-02-23 08:32:00

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc., U.S. subsidiary for Sysmex Corporation, Kobe, Japan, a global leader in medical diagnostic testing equipment and information systems technology, today announced it has received ISO-14001 Environmental Management System Certification for both Sysmex America and Sysmex Reagents America. ISO-14001 is part of a series of international standards designed for companies who wish to establish, implement, maintain and improve their...

2009-06-14 22:50:00

LOS ANGELES, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia Society Southern California will honor Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, and Timothy J. Leiweke, President and CEO of AEG and President of STAPLES Center, on June 30, 2009 at its annual gala dinner in Los Angeles. Minister Liu Peng of China's General Administration of Sports and President of its Olympic Committee will be guest of honor and award presenter. In announcing Kobe's selection as "Global Ambassador," Donald Tang, Chairman of Asia...

2009-05-29 11:01:00

You can't make us! COPENHAGEN, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- What's going on? The NBA, Nike, ESPN, ABC and TNT seem to be not so subtly pushing for their preferred 'dream' match up of LeBron vs Kobe in the NBA Finals. There is some valid sporting logic (they are arguably the two best players in the NBA), but the commercial reasons seem more compelling. We, the audience have faced a barrage of Kobe/LeBron commercial propaganda. ... The excellent Nike advertisements, the Nike documentary on ESPN...


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  • To talk saucily.
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