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General Press Release : 29 May 2008

AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Thursday May 29, 2008 General—29 May 08

MARKETING AGENT... BETHESDA, Md.: Maple Life Financial Inc. and its affiliate MLF LexServ L.P. have been retained by the current owner of the former Ritchie Risk Linked Trading Strategies (Ireland) Ltd. life settlement portfolio to provide services

Photo Release: Miss Thailand Universe 2007 to walk the ramp for Alta Moda at the IIFA Fashion General—29 May 08

Miss Thailand Universe 2007, Farung Yutitham (3rd from right), will be representing reputable Thai design house, Alta Moda, and join other famous Indian movie stars at the upcoming IIFA Fashion Extravaganza that will showcase leading Thai and Indian d

It’s Time Again For Swatch The Club 2008! General—29 May 08

Back once again in the world of Art, Swatch has undertaken a new collaboration, this time with contemporary Italian artist Norma Jeane, and the work at hand is the new Club Watch for 2008/09. Titled Once Again, Again, the name is both a playful tribute to

Thai Optical Eyewear Distribution shakes up the local market for fashion eyewear with the General—29 May 08

Thai Optical Eyewear Distribution Company Limited (TOED), a leading importer and distributor of famous branded eyewear products, has launched the eyewear line from Shanghai Tang, the first and leading luxury lifestyle brand emerging from China. The new co

"One for One" Fitness Promotion for June at Fitness Centre, Swissotel Le Concorde General—29 May 08

Swissotel Le Concorde Bangkok’s Fitness Centre offers the special package for the month of Gemini; “One for One”; to be our annual membership as Baht 20,000 and get free added 1 annual membership fee for you or your friend. Plus more

Parents: Quit Smoking and Your Children Are Less Likely to Smoke General—29 May 08

Odds of youth smoking uptake greatly reduced if parents quit If both parents of a child never smoked, research shows that a child's odds of daily smoking are reduced by more than 70 percent(1) compared to when both parents continue to smoke. And if bo

Bahamian snowboarder on 'Wright' path to make Olympic history General—29 May 08

Stop a Bahamian on the street to ask them about snowboarding, and you may get a number of funny looks, but that is all about to change. At a beachside reception, escorted by a Junkanoo band, and joined by hundreds of Bahamian supporters, Korath Wright off

Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of UN Peacekeeping and the International Day of UN Peacekeepers, General—29 May 08

The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), on behalf of the UN family in the region, will organize a commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of United Nations Peacekeeping and the International Day of UN Peacekeepers on Friday, 30

amfAR Appoints Dr. Annette Sohn as Vice President of Global Initiatives General—29 May 08

Renowned pediatrician will lead AIDS research foundation’s international program, including its TREAT Asia initiative amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, has appointed Annette Sohn, MD, as vice president for global initiatives and director of

Secretary-General’s Press Stakeout New York, 27 May 2008 General—29 May 08

SG: Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. It is a pleasure to see you again. I have come back from a humanitarian mission with two distressing but encouraging visits, one to the displaced victims of cyclone Nargis in Myanmar and one to earthquake-stricken

FDA Clears ExAblate Fertility Enhancement Study in Women With Uterine General—29 May 08

- Study Will Compare Birth Rates of Women who Underwent Non-Invasive MRgFUS to Those who had Invasive Fibroid Surgery InSightec Ltd. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the company to conduct a clinical trial to evalu

Study Showed ALIMTA(R) (pemetrexed for injection) Improved Survival in Certain Types of Non-Small General—29 May 08

Patients with Adenocarcinoma or Large Cell Carcinoma Histologies Achieved Improvement in Overall Survival when Treated with ALIMTA-based Regimen The type of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients have may now influence their treatment regimen and,