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Can't wait to shop? Blame your surname, says study
Why do some people wait patiently to buy stuff while others rush to grab it? ANI

Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest Winners Announced
The Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest 2011 awards ceremony took place last night, with Eva Cheng named the Overall Winner. Ms Cheng will work in Paris, at Rue du Mail, for a month. Some of the winning designs will be on display at Joyce Boutique (Admiralty shop) ACN Newswire

SGX Reach, World's Fastest Trading Engine, to Launch on 15 August
Singapore Exchange (SGX) today said it is launching SGX Reach, the world's fastest trading engine, on 15 August 2011.With its ultra-low latency and significantly higher throughput, Reach will enhance Singapore's position as the best venue for companies to connect with investors keen to participate in Asia's dynamic economies ACN Newswire

Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival Now Open for Delegate Registrations - Early Bird Discount Available
Delegates wishing to attend the Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival, to be held at the Pudong Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai, China, 12 and 13 May 2011, can now register online at year, the Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival and Awards are organised under a joint venture between Haymarket and the organisers of Cannes Lions ACN Newswire

MHI Receives Gas Turbine and Generator Order from SNC-Lavalin for Cogeneration Facility at Saudi Aramco's Wasit Gas Processing Project
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order from SNC-Lavalin International Inc., a Canadian engineering firm, for four sets of its natural gas-fired 150 megawatt (MW) M501F gas turbines and generators ACN Newswire

Mazda MINAGI Concept to Showcase Mazda's All-new SKYACTIV Technologies and KODO Design at the Geneva Motor Show
Mazda Motor Corporation will showcase the world premiere of its new MINAGI compact crossover SUV concept car during the press days of the 2011 Geneva motor show, which is being held from March 1-13, 2011. The Mazda MINAGI concept fully embraces Mazda's new SKYACTIV technologies and its new design theme, KODO - Soul of Motion ACN Newswire

DOCOMO, China Mobile and KT Form Business Collaboration
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it established a broad-based business tie-up with China's largest mobile operator, China Mobile Communication Corporation, and leading South Korean telecom operator KT Corporation on January 18 ACN Newswire

Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo to Begin Joint Development of Silver Analysis Technology Aiming at Establishing Global Standard with Japan Mint
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.(1) will begin a joint development of silver analysis technology with Japan Mint, an Incorporated Administrative Agency in Japan ACN Newswire

BonTerra Resources (TSX.V - BTR) Files Technical Report on Quebec Properties - Video Highlights Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia, January 18, 2011 - BonTerra Resources Inc. (TSX.V: BTR - FSE: 9BR) files its NI 43-101 compliant Report with the TSX Venture Exchange. The report covers both the Eastern Extension and Urban-Barry properties in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt northeast of Val d'Or, Quebec. ACN Newswire

Mitsubishi Motors Lineup at the 2011 Geneva International Motor Show
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MHI Receives Order for 3 M501GAC Gas Turbines and 1 Steam Turbine Along with Long-term Service Agreement From Virginia Electric and Power Company
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order from Virginia Electric and Power Company (VEPCO) of the U.S. to supply three M501GAC gas turbines and one steam turbine to be installed at the company's Warren County power plant near Front Royal, Virginia. The new gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power islands will have more than 1,300 megawatts (MW) of generation capacity ACN Newswire

Quantum DXi6500 and StorNext 4.0 Named Storage Magazine/ 2010 Products of the Year Finalists
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today announced that its DXi6500 family of disk backup and deduplication appliances and StorNext 4.0 data management and archiving software have been named Storage magazine/ 2010 Products of the Year finalists in the "Backup Hardware" and "Storage Management Tools" categories, respectively MarketWire Highlights the Pros and Cons of HMO and PPO Individual Health Insurance Plans
In the world of individual health insurance, there are two types of health plans most consumers choose: HMOs or PPOs. These plans are so popular simply because they provide the most generous benefits at an affordable cost. MarketWire

Virgin HealthMiles to Present Free Webinar on Strategies to Fund Employee Wellness Programs in 2011
Virgin HealthMiles, a leading provider of technology-based employee health programs that align wellness incentives with healthy behavior change, today announced it will sponsor a free webinar focused on strategies employers can use to fund employee health and wellness programs in 2011. MarketWire

The Biotechnlogy Industry Organization Announces Radient Pharmaceuticals Selected to Present at 8th Annual BIO Asia International Partnering Conference January 24-25, 2011
Radient Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NYSE Amex: RPC), a US-based company specializing in the research, development, and international commercialization of In Vitro Diagnostic cancer tests, announced today it has been selected to present at the 8th Annual BIO Asia International Partnering Conference January 24-25, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes AccelOps With 2011 Global New Product Innovation of the Year Award for Enterprise and Service Provider Infrastructure/Cloud Monitoring
Based on an industry analysis of monitoring and management products for enterprises, hosting providers and managed service providers, Frost & Sullivan recognizes AccelOps, Inc. with the 2011 New Product Innovation of the Year Global Award MarketWire

Organic Plant Health Completes Agreement With SC Distributor and Announces New E-Commerce Website Launch in February
Organic Plant Health, LLC, (OPH), (PINKSHEETS: AMSZ), an exclusive manufacturer and distributor of organic-based fertilizers and soil conditioners, announced today that it has finalized an agreement with South Carolina Distributor Greenwave Distribution, for exclusive distribution rights in that state MarketWire

Nordea raises growth forecast
Recent months have seen a strong international recovery, and Nordea revises up its expectations to the 2011 growth outlook. - The global economy came out of 2010 in even better shape than we expected, and we are revising our growth forecast for 2011 which nonetheless looks set to be an interesting year GlobeNewswire

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