Business Press Release – Weekly Newsletter for March 1-7, 2011Monday, March 7, 2011
Fannie Mae’s Latest National Housing Survey Shows Key Changes in Americans’ Attitudes Toward Housing and the Economy Over the Last Year
Majority Believe Housing Prices Will Hold Firm in 2011, But Most Lack Confidence in the Strength of the Economic Recovery
WASHINGTON, February 28, 2011 – Fannie Mae's (OTC Bulletin Board: FNMA) latest national housing survey
finds that Americans are more confident about the stability of home prices
than they were at the beginning of 2010, even though … Read the original article on Gaea Times at : Fannie Mae's Latest National Housing Survey Shows Key Changes in Americans' Attitudes Toward Housing and the Economy Over the Last Year.
TOKYO, February 28, 2011 – The Niwano Peace Foundation will award the 28th Niwano Peace Prize to
Sulak Sivaraksa of Thailand in recognition of his contribution to a new
understanding of peace, democracy and development and to environmental
preservation based on the core principles of his Buddhist faith.
An award presentation ceremony will take …. Read the original article : "Engaged Buddhist" Sulak Sivaraksa of Thailand to receive 28th Niwano Peace Prize.
Harold Mayne-Nicholls to Deliver Exclusive Insight Into the FIFA Executive Summary Report That Secured Qatar’s 2022 Win
DUBAI, UAE, February 28, 2011 – Since securing the 2022 FIFA World Cup(TM), Qatar has generated a great
deal of international intrigue and attention. How can this tiny Gulf state
deliver a monumental FIFA World Cup? Although much larger countries with
existing sporting infrastructure were also in the line-up to win the Bid,
Qatar's ambitious plans stunned the … Read more >>>.
GENEVA, February 28, 2011 – Cargill has signed an agreement with SkySails GmbH & Co. KG (SkySails) to
use wind power technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the shipping
industry. SkySails, based in Hamburg, has developed innovative, patented
technology that uses a kite which flies ahead of the vessel and generates
enough propulsion to reduce consumption of … Original article on : Cargill Propels Shipping Forward With Largest Kite-Powered Vessel.
Atradius Collections’ International Debt Collections Handbook Reveals Country Differences in Statute of Limitations
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, March 1, 2011 – The International Debt Collections Handbook which will be released by
Atradius Collections in its fourth edition next month reveals the enormous
differences in debt expiring in based on statute of limitations.
The International Debt Collections Handbook is created by experts in
country-specific debt collection procedures and legislation that … Read more : Atradius Collections' International Debt Collections Handbook Reveals Country Differences in Statute of Limitations.
Benedict Radcliffe Unveils Wireframe Design Installation as Land Rover Celebrate the Range Rover Evoque in Geneva
GENEVA, March 2, 2011 – London artist Benedict Radcliffe last night unveiled his latest creation,
an exclusive wireframe art installation as part of his recent collaboration
with Land Rover.
The installation, a life size piece of art based on the new …. Source article : Benedict Radcliffe Unveils Wireframe Design Installation as Land Rover Celebrate the Range Rover Evoque in Geneva.
Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces its 5th Year Winners
ABU DHABI, UAE, March 2, 2011 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, one of the most prestigious and well-funded
prizes in the Arab World, announced its winners for the year (2010-2011) .The
winners were named in five distinct categories, while four other categories
were withheld for this year.
LONDON, March 2, 2011 – Today, HostelBookers revealed the winning properties in its "Awards for
Excellence" (www.hostelbookers.com/2011-top-hostels/) 2011, which is
now in its second year.
To be eligible for an award, properties needed to receive the highest
customer rating for a category. The only exception was the "Most Popular"
category, which was based on the …. Source : HostelBookers Unveils Top Properties in its Awards for Excellence 2011.
OXFORD, England, March 3, 2011 – An Oxford-based company claims to be helping people learn to read with
the aid of fart machines.
"Our approach is to diagnose the underlying cause of reading difficulty
and then deal with it. The most common pattern is lots of guessing,
particularly with short words," says David Morgan, …. Read the original article : Fart Machine Help for Dyslexia.
BRUSSELS, March 3, 2011 – In less than a quarter of the lifetime of a fossil fuel power plant,
Europe's progressive energy policies that have done so much to promote wind
power and other renewable energies will run out.
This looming energy policy vacuum will be the focus of top level
discussions at Europe's …. Read the original article : EWEA 2011 Will Debate Europe's Energy Policy Vacuum After 2020.
DUBAI, UAE, March 3, 2011 – Before the dramatic turn of events in Egypt in the last few weeks which
resulted in a new era for the country – and the region – an important meeting
was held with 300 of the key decision makers in Egypt's financial and
LONDON, March 3, 2011 – 85% of employees who have dogs would like to be able to bring
them to work, according to a recent survey conducted by office design company
Maris Interiors. Only 5% of dog-owners have however actually ever taken their
pet to the workplace.
A surprising 38% admitted they would consider …. Original article on Gaea Times at : Would you Take a pay cut if you Could Bring Your Dog to Work?.
LUSAKA, Republic of Zambia, March 3, 2011 – Internationally-recognised credit ratings agency Fitch has assigned
Zambia a B+ sovereign rating in recognition of the huge economic strides the
country has taken under His Excellency President Rupiah Banda.
Zambia received the fourth-highest non-investment grade rating supported
by a "stable" outlook from Fitch. The impressive rating …. Source article : International Rating Agency Awards Zambia B+.
DALLAS, March 3, 2011 – MarketReportsOnline announces it will Global Oil and Gas Capital Spending
in 2011- Insights and Trends Market Research Report in its store.
Browse the complete Report on:
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LNGReports' new research analysis- "Global Oil and … Read the original article on Gaea Times at : MarketReportsOnline- Global Oil and Gas Capital Spending in 2011- Insights and Trends.
InformexUSA 2011 Experiences Increase in Attendees and Exhibitors and Record Re-booking for 2012 Event
Event numbers, feedback and re-booking rates from the 2011 event in Charlotte clearly reflect the steady comeback that the biotechnology and special chemicals industries are experiencing.
PRINCETON, New Jersey, March 3, 2011 – Informex (www.informex.com/), the leading meeting place for buyers
and sellers of high-value chemistry for a broad range of applications, today
announced that InformexUSA 2011 … Original source on Gaea Times at : InformexUSA 2011 Experiences Increase in Attendees and Exhibitors and Record Re-booking for 2012 Event.
BEACHWOOD, Ohio, March 3, 2011 – Aleris International, Inc. today reported results for the quarter and
twelve months ended December 31, 2010.
— Fourth quarter 2010 volume increased 17% versus the fourth quarter of
2009. This increase, coupled with higher LME …. Read the original article : Aleris Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results.
LONDON, March 4, 2011 – The British Museum in London is exhibiting important archaeological
discoveries from ancient Afghanistan. The exhibition, Afghanistan: Crossroads
of the Ancient World includes artefacts on loan from the National Museum of
Afghanistan in Kabul. The Bank of America Merrill Lynch is sponsoring this
exhibition of rare items of Afghanistan in London while the National …. Source article : Discover Afghanistan in London.
MUNICH, March 4, 2011 – The German association for Secondary Markets for Life Insurance, BVZL,
will host its 7th International Summit "Secondary Markets for Life Insurance"
at the Sofitel Munich Bayerpost in Munich/Germany on March 29th – 30th, 2011.
This top conference event of the year will present industry leading speakers
discussing the hot topics in the industry … Read more : BVZL Summit 2011 – International Secondary Markets for Life Insurance.
New Travel Package Offers Top Attractions in Major Cities in One Click
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Florida, March 4, 2011 – Tourico Holidays(R) today unveiled T.H.E. Pass, a one-click travel
package that allows easy booking of bundled top attractions in several major
cities. All of the attractions have been hand-picked by Tourico Holiday
travel experts, ensuring that vacationers will not …. Original source : Tourico Holidays(R) Introduces Exclusive Bundle: T.H.E. Pass.
LONDON, March 4, 2011 – M&S Money has announced it has introduced a new offer of 0% on all
purchases with the M&S credit card for 15 months from account opening for new
The M&S personal credit card (
money.marksandspencer.com/cards/credit-card/overview/) offers a number
of features to its customers including 15.9% APR representative variable and
the … Read more >>>.
A Conclusive Review of the Essential Films of all Time
LONDON, March 4, 2011 – Hot on the heels of a great British success at The Oscars, this weekend
The Sunday Times website will publish their definitive 100 Must-See Films.
Ten movie critics from The Sunday Times have compiled lists, lots of lists,
about everything that makes movies …. Original article on Gaea Times at : The 100 Must-See Films of all Time.