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2014-07-30 20:20:36

PALO ALTO, CA and HONG KONG, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL) and Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat) today announced that AsiaSat 6 has arrived at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, where it will be launched by SpaceX's Falcon 9 launch vehicle next month, following the launch of AsiaSat 8 currently scheduled for next week. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/131310) "AsiaSat, SpaceX and SSL are teaming on two...

2014-06-16 08:20:45

Hughes, in partnership with Global Eagle Entertainment, will provide Thaicom with aeronautical mobility solution for airlines in Thailand and SE Asia GERMANTOWN, Md., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has signed a contract with Thaicom Public Company Limited (Thaicom), a leading satellite communications provider in Asia Pacific, to provide its broadband satellite...

2014-01-16 08:20:25

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Space Technologies (Vanguard) announced that it supplied mission-critical components to Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) for the THAICOM 6 communications satellite that was successfully launched aboard a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, FL today. The THAICOM 6 satellite provides communication services to Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Southeast Asia and Africa. (Photo:...

2008-09-05 09:00:32

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Singapore, Sept. 5 Kyodo - Singapore's state investment firm Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd. has sold the largest of Singapore's three power generation plants to a consortium led by Japan's Marubeni Corp. for S$3.65 billion (US$2.5 billion), Temasek said Friday. Temasek signed a share purchase agreement Friday with Lion Power Holdings for the full sale of wholly owned Senoko Power after a bidding process that began in July....

2008-08-22 09:00:54

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Vietnam To Offer Satellite Services Abroad"] HANOI, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) - Vietnam Telecom International under the state-owned Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group, in charge of tapping the country's first communication satellite Vinasat-1, is discussing with foreign firms about offering the satellite-based services to their countries and regions, according to local newspaper Saigon...

2008-08-11 15:00:36

By MARTIN WILLIAMS OUSTED Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is said to have flown to London yesterday on the eve of facing multiple corruption charges in Bangkok. The billionaire owner of Premier League club Manchester City was due to return to the Thai city after watching the opening of the Olympic Games in Beijing. But MP Pracha Prasobdee told reporters at the airport he had spoken to a Thaksin aide who said the former prime minister would be making a statement tomorrow from...

2008-08-11 00:00:13

World News IN BRIEF *BANGKOK The ousted Thai prime minister and his wife have failed to board their flight from Beijing to Bangkok, intensifying speculation they are skipping bail and going into exile. Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife, Potjaman, who is on bail after being sentenced to three years for tax fraud, were both required to report to the courts today. The couple and their inner circle face a string of corruption cases. (c) 2008 Independent, The; London (UK). Provided by ProQuest...

2008-07-02 12:00:39

By Nuntawun Polkuamdee, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 1--M Pictures Entertainment, which is 41 percent owned by Major Cineplex, yesterday announced plans to acquire Media Network Retail Co in a deal valued at over 300 million baht. M Pictures, formerly Traffic Corner Holdings, would also acquire a 97 percent stake in Pacific Marketing and Entertainment Group from Major Cineplex in a separate share swap transaction valued at 395 million baht. Media Network Retail (MNR) is a leading...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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