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2014-03-06 04:23:27

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group(TM)(Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group of companies active in drug development, GMP manufacturing of proprietary drugs, diagnostics, and investments, has announced its decision to expand and optimize activities at Debiopharm Research & Manufacturing S.A., its industrial development and production facility in Martigny (Valais, Switzerland), through acquisition of industrial...

2012-01-17 09:05:00

Creative Pandas, a swiss company, introduces Belongings, an easy-to-use home inventory software that uses barcode technology & mobile devices together to create a simple & secure way for their subscribers to protect themselves from financial loss resulting from an insurance claim. This state-of-the-art design pioneers a practical & essential solution to the often overlooked and potentially stressful ordeal of trying to recover from natural disaster or theft. Martigny,...

2010-11-23 08:00:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, November 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group(TM) (Debiopharm), an independent specialist in global bio-pharmaceutical development in the field of oncology and regarding certain serious diseases, has announced the winner of the Prix Debiopharm Valais pour les Sciences de la Vie (Debiopharm Valais Life Sciences Prize). This year, Abionic S.A., represented by its founder and executive director Dr Nicolas Durand, won the prize for a new diagnostic platform, the...

2008-08-05 09:01:02

Text of report in English by Vietnamese news agency VNA website Hanoi (VNA) -Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said he wanted Vietnam and Switzerland to further enhance their cooperation, particularly in trade, investment, education and training. Meeting with visiting Swiss President Pascal Couchepin in Hanoi on August 4, PM Dung proposed Switzerland support Vietnamese commodities' entry into the Swiss market and create favourable conditions for Swiss businesses to boost investment in...

2008-08-05 09:01:02

Vietnam, Switzerland agree to foster relations HANOI, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam and Switzerland have agreed to strengthen bilateral ties in various fields, including economy, trade, investment, education and training, Vietnam News Agency reported Monday. Vietnamese State President Nguyen Minh Triet and visiting Swiss President Pascal Couchepin were pleased with "the fine, diversified and sustainable relations between the two countries which are developing extensively and intensively in...

2005-11-16 12:59:08

GENEVA (Reuters) - The Swiss government ordered the release on Wednesday of a Russian museum's priceless artworks seized at the request of a Swiss firm which says Moscow owes it millions of dollars. The collection, including paintings by masters Pablo Picasso, Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet and Vincent Van Gogh, had been on show in the Swiss town of Martigny for five months and was due to return to Russia. But the paintings were impounded on the orders of the Swiss canton (province)...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'