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2014-02-03 08:27:09

Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services Integrates Eight Areas of Service LONDON and IVYLAND, Pennsylvania, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global outsourced healthcare service provider, UDG Healthcare (formerly United Drug plc), today announces the integration of its sales, marketing and medical service offerings within one division to better meet the needs of pharmaceutical clients. In addition to delivering its global services more effectively, this integration meets...

2014-01-22 23:29:52

Burwood Group Adds 15 Years of Technology Consulting Experience to West Coast Team San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Burwood Group today announced that Erick Lee has been named Regional Vice President of Burwood Group’s west coast operations. Lee will oversee strategic direction for Burwood Group’s west coast team and drive business development in the region. “We are thrilled to welcome Erick, a proven industry leader and successful entrepreneur, to our team,” said Burwood...

2011-08-18 07:56:00

SYDNEY, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In February 2012, Sydney's iconic Manly Beach will be swimming with surfers and buzzing with tourists and spectators as it hosts the inaugural Australian Open of Surfing event from February 11-19. The Australian Open of Surfing will go far beyond the traditional boundaries of a surfing event, creating a significant experience that promotes the energy of Sydney's outdoor lifestyle, with a nine-day festival of surfing, skate, music, fashion and art...

2009-09-03 22:58:20

A bus driver in Sydney, Australia, was suspended Thursday after a passenger used a cell phone to film him reading a magazine while driving. The footage shows the driver apparently occupied with the magazine, occasionally looking at the road, The Sydney Daily Telegraph reported. The Westbus driver was on a 4 a.m. run Thursday between two Sydney suburbs, Toongabbie and Parramatta. A Westbus spokeswoman said the driver had been suspended without pay after the passenger turned in the cell phone...

2009-01-09 18:26:10

Police in Australia said a man was charged with driving under the influence after he was found sleeping next to his motorized bike in the middle of the road. Investigators said Lance Partridge, 47, was found sleeping next to his motorized bicycle in the middle of a northbound lane of the F3 freeway in the Sydney suburb of Mount Kuring-Gai, the Sydney Daily Telegraph reported Friday. Hornsby Local Court heard Partridge had been drinking wine before he climbed onto his bike Thursday intending...

2008-10-29 13:15:00

A new study on Wednesday warned that climate change is the cause of rising sea levels that will erode Sydney's iconic beaches by 2050. The NSW Department of Climate Change study said some are at risk of disappearing and threatening beachfront homes and commercial properties. The Sydney climate change impact report detailed how sea levels along Sydney's coast are expected to rise by up to 40 cm above 1990 levels by 2050 and by 90 cm by 2100, with each one centimeter of rise resulting in one...

2008-06-27 09:03:03

Caltex Australia has completed a major capacity upgrade to its Banksmeadow fuel distribution terminal in the state of New South Wales, in a bid to offer Bio E10 Unleaded petrol with 10% ethanol at more of its service stations in Sydney and other surrounding regions. The company has said that over 120 of its service stations in New South Wales (NSW), and 220 of its outlets across Australia currently offer Bio E10 Unleaded. With the upgraded terminal facilities, Caltex will be able to offer...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'