AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Monday, March 7, 2011

General Press Releases Monday March 7, 2011 15:31
SYDNEY--7 Mar--AsiaNet/InfoQuest
SINGAPORE: Initial findings in a board diversity study by Korn/Ferry
International has found that female representation on boards of directors in
the Asia Pacific region remains low and that female directors have different
demographic characteristics compared to male directors.
RICHMOND: Dorsey Wright & Associates (DWA), an independent and privately
owned registered investment advisory firm based in Richmond, VA, has purchased
19% of ( ), India's first on-line social
investing and networking community, which allows its members to find the best
Stocks and the best Investors.
SINGAPORE: With the global move toward increased use of greener fuels such
as ethanol, Platts today launched the world's first daily price assessments
that capture the value of ethanol delivered to the Philippines, one of the
world's key consumers of the biofuel.
ATLANTA: Lehigh Technologies, a manufacturer of sustainable, micronized
rubber powders, announced today that 2011 marks the 3-year milestone in its
partnership with The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. to help solve the important
environmental problem of end-of-life tires. This marks a continued commitment
by Yokohama to manufacture high performance tires in an environmentally smart
SAN DIEGO: SG Biofuels ( ), a bioenergy crop company
using breeding and biotechnology to develop elite hybrid seeds of Jatropha,
today announced it is expanding operations into India and has named Subhas
Pattnaik as director of operations for the market.
SINGAPORE: Singapore and Hong Kong have been ranked among the most popular
global destination to relocate to, with 100 percent of professional women
surveyed saying they would recommend working there to others.
SYDNEY: Professional women who want to advance their career and reach the
boardroom quicker should consider working overseas, according to a survey on
global mobility in the workplace by leading global recruitment agency Hydrogen
LONDON: Smaller boards, more female directors and a higher proportion of
independent directors are the key boardroom components for company success,
according to a major new report released today (7 March) by international law
firm Eversheds.
SALT LAKE CITY: Varian Medical Systems, Inc., X-Ray Products, will be
showcasing a comprehensive imaging portfolio of PaxScan(R) digital image
detectors and X-ray tubes for fluoroscopy, angiography, cardiology and
cone-beam CT imaging at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) annual meeting
in Vienna, Austria this week.
NEW YORK: International Women's Day, 2011: time to make the promise of
equality a reality.
WASHINGTON: GAP today released the following statement from Tilman Ehrbeck,
CGAP CEO, and Vijay Mahajan, Chair of CGAP's board, on the efforts to remove
Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus as Managing Director of Grameen Bank.
BEIJING: Recently, new spyware that causes privacy leakage was found on
Google's Android Market. Named "DoridDream", the spyware was embedded in
repackaged legitimate applications and uploaded to the Android Market by the
developers "Myournet", "Kingmall2010" and "we20090202".
JENA: Occlutech GmbH, a leading European developer of minimally invasive
implants for the treatment of structural heart disease, today announced that it
has received a favourable court ruling from Stockholm, Sweden in the on-going
patent litigation with AGA Medical -St Jude Medical.
HYDERABAD: DST Worldwide Services, a provider of industry-leading technology
and business process outsourcing services, announced that it has won the Best
Indian ITES (Information Technology Enabled Services) Company award for the
year 2009-2010. This award was based on export earnings and overall growth for
the past three fiscal years.
TOKYO: Infoteria Corporation announced on March 4 the launch of "lino for
iPhone/iPad," a free online service that enables people to post sticky
note-like memos, photos, videos and several documents on an online canvas via
their iPhone/iPad.
WASHINGTON: Fannie Mae (OTC Bulletin Board: FNMA) will redeem the principal
amounts indicated for the following securities issues on the redemption dates
indicated below at a redemption price equal to 100 percent of the principal
amount redeemed, plus accrued interest thereon to the date of redemption.
STADSKANAAL: Yesterday, the Preliminary Relief Judge of the District Court
of The Hague in the Netherlands ruled in favor of the private company Stopaq
B.V. on all points in a legal dispute against Canusa related to Stopaq's green
patented visco-elastic anti-corrosion coating and sealing technology.
LEVELAND: American Greetings Corporation (NYSE: AM) today announced that its
European subsidiary, UK Greetings Ltd., has acquired Watermark Publishing
Limited (Watermark), a privately held company located in Corby, England. Terms
of the transaction were not disclosed.
NEW YORK: The Steelers may have lost on Super Bowl Sunday, however
Equmen(TM) scored with former Pittsburgh football icon Terry Bradshaw in his
Today in America feature profile of Equmen(TM).
OSAKA: Yanmar opened a new factory in Thailand for the production of
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