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2011-02-11 19:00:00

MIAMI, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spain's global superstar, Alejandro Sanz, has signed an exclusive, long-term recording agreement with Universal Music Group, the world's leading Music Company. Alejandro Sanz is among the most popular, celebrated artists of the past decades, whose worldwide career encompasses multi-platinum record sales, concert tours seen by millions on three continents, and a cavalcade of awards - including the Latin Grammy for Album of the Year three times, more...

2008-07-18 00:00:25

By Lokman Mansor FARNBOROUGH: MAS Aerospace Engineering (MAE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS), plans to set up a joint venture in Malaysia with Italy's Alenia Aeronavali to provide aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. Both companies signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) at the Farnborough International Air Show here yesterday that will see MAE having majority stake in the venture. MAE managing director Mohd Roslan Ismail said the...

2008-06-25 21:02:28

By Jeeva Arulampalam MALAYSIA Airlines' (MAS) passenger service system will be fully implemented by October 2009, simplifying passenger travel from booking to boarding a flight. With an investment of RM400 million for a system to be used till 2017, MAS hopes to save RM100 million per annum in return. By moving to electronic-ticketing (e-ticketing) at a 97 per cent conversion rate currently, MAS is able to save RM70 million per annum. On top of the e-ticketing process, passengers can...

2007-07-19 03:15:00

By John Lichfield The Camargue, the great triangle of wetlands in the mouth of the river Rhne, is the last great wilderness of the north-west Mediterranean coast. It is a timeless place of pink flamingos pecking in shallow lagoons; of black bulls grazing on the salt marshes; of white horses splashing through the surf. The eastern corner of the Camargue is also a place of vast, ugly, man-made alps of salt, mined from the sea. The salt is used to make chemicals or melt icy, winter roads. A...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'