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General Press Release : 14 May 2007

Mickelson Wins THE PLAYER'S Championship General—14 May 07

With precise play from tee to green, Callaway Golf Staff Professional Phil Mickelson distanced himself from the field on Sunday for his first career victory at THE PLAYERS Championship. The two-stroke win at the TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida,

American Banknote (ABnote) Acquires Arthur Blank & Company General—14 May 07

Expands U.S. Card Manufacturing Operations and Broadens Global Capabilities ABnote Group to Produce 2 Billion Cards Per Year American Banknote Corporation, parent of the ABnote Group, announced today that it has acquired Arthur Blank & Company of Boston,

Mars Incorporated Unifies Corporate Brand Globally General—14 May 07

Mars Incorporated announced plans today to unify its regional corporate brands under the single corporate brand name, Mars. By the end of 2007, with a few exceptions, all of the company's units operating in more than 65 countries will be referred to as Ma

Mersana Therapeutics, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Robert J. Fram, M.D. as Chief Medical General—14 May 07

Mersana Therapeutics, a cancer therapeutics company, announced today the appointment of Robert J. Fram, M.D., F.A.C.P. in the newly created position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Fram will oversee all clinical and medical activities at the company as it m

Mylan Laboratories to Acquire Generics Business of Merck KGaA General—14 May 07

- Significant Scale and Breadth Will Drive Major Operating Efficiencies - - Highly Complementary Transaction Further Strengthens Mylan's Product Portfolio - - Accelerates Mylan's Revenue and Earnings Growth - - Anticipated to be Cash EPS(1) Neutral in 2nd

National Australia Bank cash earnings up 22.8% to $2.2 billion General—14 May 07

National Australia Bank has announced a 22.8% increase in cash earnings (ongoing operations) to $2,196 million up from $1,788 million in the half year to March 2006. Net profit* increased by 7.1% from $1,994 million in the half year to March 2006 to $2,13

ASIA-PACIFIC NATIONS TO DISCUSS UNDERINVESTMENT IN HEALTH AT ANNUAL General—14 May 07

Despite its impressive economic growth, the Asia-Pacific region faces a severe shortfall in investment in health which threatens to undermine its long-term development. The issue will be taken up by the 62 member governments of the United Nations Economic

Photo Release: Scholarships Presentation General—14 May 07

Ms.Yingluck Shinawatra, Committee and Secretary of Thaicom Foundation, non-profit organization recently presented the first 3 scholarships for the ‘Tor Tun Nun Phan’ (ต่อทุนหนุนฝัน) project to promote education for needy government secondary s

Government savings bonds with 3.65% interest available at Bangkok Bank General—14 May 07

Bangkok Bank is distributing the eighth tranche of three-year government savings bonds worth 500 million baht, at an interest rate of 3.65 percent per annum. The bonds are issued by the Public Debt Management Office of the Ministry of Finance and will be

Concert Announcement on May 29 General—14 May 07

On Tuesday, May 29 , 2007 at 8 pm at Thai German Cultural Foundation Auditorium on South Sathorn Road Soi 1 D & M Music Studio is pleased to present “ An Evening of Songs and Arias “ sung by Bangkok celebrated singers including Monique Klo

NEW ANNUAL PATA SUMMIT TO ATTRACT WORLD LEADERS IN TRAVEL &TOURISM General—14 May 07

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has confirmed initial details of the first-ever Annual PATA Summit, a unique forum for the world's travel and tourism leaders to focus on the big strategic issues impacting the industry. Speaking after the PATA B

BOOTS Introduces No.7 Whitening 21 Nights Skin Reviving Treatment Set General—14 May 07

Boots Retail (Thailand) Limited, is introducing ‘No.7 Whitening 21 Nights Skin Reviving Treatment Set’, an enhanced whitening set for bright and beautiful skin for 1,400 Baht. Available now at all Boots stores throughout Thailand. The Boots No

Fitch Assigns 'AAA(tha)/V1+(tha)' Ratings to Thailand's TMB Money Fund General—14 May 07

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has today assigned National fund ratings of 'AAA(tha)/V1+(tha)' to TMB Money Fund (TMBMF). The ratings reflect the fund's highest standards for credit quality, conservative investment policies and the safety of principal r

PTT Urges More Gasohol Consumption Local Oil Price Hike By 40 Satang Following Tension In General—14 May 07

Mr. Chaivat Churitti, Senior Executive Vice President of Oil Business Group – PTT Public Company Limited (PTT), revealed that the situation on high fluctuation of global oil prices has continued due to the growing tension in Nigeria in advance of Mr

Nature by Valmont General—14 May 07

Valmont, a leading skin care from Switzerland introduces the ‘Nature by Valmont’, a blending of high technology and anti-aging skin care for visible hydrating, soothing and healing with long-lasting results. The Nature by Valmont includes R

Photo Release: Tesco Lotus receives safety awards General—14 May 07

Deputy Prime Minister Paiboon Watanasiritham recently presented awards for Model Workplaces in the areas of safety, occupational health and working environment for 2007, to Tesco Lotus stores in Phitsanuloke, Chiang Mai Hangdong, Chiang Mai Khamtiang and

Siam Commercial Bank Wins Reader's Digest Trusted Brands Gold Award General—14 May 07

Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) has been awarded the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Gold Award 2007 for the banking category in Thailand. This is the second year in a row that the Bank has received this prestigious award, reflecting the

KTC pleased with first quarter of 2007 results with net profit of 136 Million General—14 May 07

KTC pleased with first quarter of 2007 results with net profit of 136 Million Baht and combined member base of 1.83 million accounts. KTC pleased with satisfactory operational results for the first three months of 2007, even small overall growth for the c

Thai depository considers serving bonds over-the-counter market General—14 May 07

Thailand Securities Depository Co., Ltd. (TSD) announced at the 5th Asia/Oceania Central Counterparties (CCP) Meeting that it is examining the commercial feasibility of servicing the bonds over-the-counter (OTC) market. TSD also expressed interest in an i

Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) To Delist General—14 May 07

Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) pcl. announced that its Board of Directors has passed a resolution approving the delisting of its shares from the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). The delisting process, which is expected to be completed by Q4, 2007, will h

S&P: Default Rates Higher In April But Remain Near Historic Lows, Says General—14 May 07

Two defaults-U.S.-based Bally Total Fitness and Remy International Inc.-were recorded among global corporates rated by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services in April, bringing the year-to-date total to eight according to an article published today by Sta

PTT CHEMICAL EXPANDS UPSTREAM BUSINESS WITH INAUGURATION OF THREE NEW General—14 May 07

PTT Chemical continues to extensively bolster Thailand’s upstream petrochemical industry with the inauguration of three new plants to produce ethane cracker, low density polyethylene (LDPE) and linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE). Mr. Prasert Bu

PR124 first quarter earnings totaled 43.47 million baht. General—14 May 07

124 Communications Plc (PR 124) has revamped its strategies and is gearing up launch a blitz on the private sector to win over new clients. The company has contracts worth a total of 85 million baht in hand while first quarter earnings totaled 43.47 milli

AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Monday 14 May 2007 General—14 May 07

PARIS and TAIPEI: As a result of Miyowa's initial success in Asia, the company Monday opening its regional office in Taipei, to assist the growing number of customers that are deploying its flagship product MoveMessenger. http://www.miyowa.com GTRONIX RAI

2007 BIO International Convention Attendees Join Voters, Biotech Execs In Optimism About Finding General—14 May 07

BIO Polls 2007 International Convention Attendees Attendees at the 2007 BIO International Convention joined voters and high-level biotechnology executives in expressing a strong sense of optimism about the possibility that the biotechnology industry will

KKR Private Equity Investors Committed $450 Million to Acquisition of Alliance General—14 May 07

KKR Private Equity Investors, L.P. (Euronext Amsterdam:KPE) announced that it had committed to make a GBP 150 million (approximately $300 million) co-investment in the acquisition of Alliance Boots plc. This co-investment would be in addition to approxima