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Genome Institute of Singapore and Fluidigm Establish Asia's First Single-cell Genomics Research Center
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Gross Expenditure on R&D Hits New High of S$7.4 Billion in 2011
Singapore's gross expenditure on R&D (GERD)[1] recorded a new high of S$7.4 billion in 2011, according to the National Survey of R&D, 2011, produced by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). It was a 14.8% growth from S$6.5 billion in 2010.The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of GERD from 2002 to 2011 was 9.1% ACN Newswire

H.I.S. Reports Results for the Full Year Ended October 2012
H.I.S. Co., Ltd. (TSE1: 9603), a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, 2012. As the Group actively sought to increase share in the industry, consolidated net sales for the period rose 13.3% to 431,483 million yen, operating income rose 20.3% to 11,316 million yen, ordinary income rose 22 ACN Newswire

On his Weekly Video Commentary "How I See It", Ted Ohashi Explains Why the Average Investor Underperforms
ACN Newswire

Cubic Corporation Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2012
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today reported higher sales and earnings for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012. Sales in fiscal year 2012 were $1.381 billion, an increase of 7 percent over sales of $1.296 billion in the restated prior year. Net income attributable to Cubic shareholders increased to $91.9 million, or $3.44 per share, from $83.6 million, or $3 MarketWire

San Diego American Marketing Association Opens Call for Speakers for 15th Cause Conference
The San Diego American Marketing Association (AMA) is hosting the 15th Annual AMA Cause Conference on March 20, 2013. The conference brings together both for profit and nonprofit professionals at the largest cause partnership event on the West Coast MarketWire

SkinStore.com Announces the Addition of First Aid Beauty
SkinStore.com, the nation's leading e-commerce specialty retailer providing scientifically sound solutions for healing and maintaining healthy skin, has added First Aid Beauty to its assortment of premium products. MarketWire

USA Graphite Inc. on the Hunt for Additional High Quality Graphite Projects
USA GRAPHITE INC. (OTCQB: USGT) (or "The Company") is currently reviewing high quality graphite targets in the Southwest sector of the USA. MarketWire

National PTA Statement on Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting
The following statement can be attributed to National PTA® President Betsy Landers: MarketWire

Eye Health and Vision Care Should Be Essential Covered Services Offered by Health Plans
Americans would benefit from having all health plans cover vision exams as part of their standard benefit according to a new study in the Archives of Ophthalmology, published December 10, 2012 MarketWire

Helix BioPharma and Merck Terminate Material Transfer and License Option Agreement for Topical Interferon Alpha-2b Development Program
Helix BioPharma Corp MarketWire

Loral Continues Corporate Office Restructuring
Loral Space & Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LORL) today announced that its board of directors has named Avi Katz, 53, to the role of president of the company. Mr. Katz, who replaces Michael Targoff, was formerly the company's senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary MarketWire

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Announces Filing of Shelf Registration
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. ("Company") (NYSE MKT: UVE) announced that it has filed a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") MarketWire

SEACOR Announces Adjustment to the Conversion Rate of Its 2.50% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2027
SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) ("SEACOR") today announced an adjustment to the conversion rate of its 2.50% convertible senior notes due 2027 (the "notes") in connection with its previously announced cash dividend of $5.00 per common share payable on or about December 26, 2012 to shareholders of record on December 17, 2012. As a result of this dividend, the conversion rate was adjusted to 9 MarketWire

Portlogic Systems Announces VOIP
Portlogic Systems Inc. (OTCBB: PGSY), a mobile and Internet software developer and kiosk solutions provider for electronic payments, marketing delivery and community communication systems, announced today the formation of a new subsidiary VOIP 1, Inc. MarketWire

Tikly Sells Out of 8,000 Tickets in Less Than Four Minutes for 6th Annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival
Tikly, the first low-fee, flat-rate ticketing platform to allow clients complete control over marketing and promotion of ticket sales, announced today that it sold out of 8,000 tickets for the 6th Annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival in just 3 minutes and 16 seconds, a staggering 8 times faster than last year's event where only half the amount of tickets were available MarketWire

2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Men: Winter Skincare and Grooming Products for Every Guy -- Presented by Skincare-News.com
Whether a man has a steadfast grooming routine or could use some help in the hair and skincare department, look no further than this guide to men's holiday gifts. From high-performance cleansers to innovative shaving kits and irresistible colognes, there are plenty of options for surprising a man with thoughtful gifts and stocking stuffers. The latest article by Skincare-News MarketWire

Rogue Iron Ore Corp. Announces Update on Rapier Gold Spin-Out Transaction
Rogue Iron Ore Corp. (TSX VENTURE: RRS) (the "Company" or "Rogue") held its Annual General and Special Meeting ("AGSM") on December 10, 2012. The purpose of the AGSM included obtaining securityholder approval of a proposed spin-out of Rapier Gold Inc MarketWire

SmartTots Releases Consensus Statement Regarding Anesthesia Safety in Children
SmartTots released a consensus statementtoday regarding the safety of anesthetics and sedative agents administeredto infants and young children MarketWire

Company Financed by Noble Financial Capital Markets -- MobileHelp(R) -- First to Register Mobile Medical Alert Device With FDA
MobileHelp®, a company that Noble Financial Capital Markets (Noble) has been engaged as its investment banker for more than three years, and has assisted in three rounds of financing, announced today that it has been officially included in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) list of registered medical device companies MarketWire

ExpoTools Unveils ExpoLeads Mobile to Help Trade Show Exhibitors Optimize Time and ROI From Their Smartphones or Tablets
ExpoTools, an advanced technology and services company that furnishes turnkey lead retrieval and attendee tracking solutions, announced the introduction of ExpoLeads Mobile, a cloud-based application designed to support trade show exhibitors' follow-up efforts MarketWire

ProMedica Embarks on Progressive "Take a Stand" Wellness Journey
To help protect employees from the adverse health effects of long periods of sitting, ProMedica has launched their "Take a Stand" wellness program. Formally rolled out in October and November, the program encourages ProMedica employees to break up their sedentary work routines using a combination of standing, stretching and ergonomics. MarketWire

ByOwnerByAgent.com Announces the New Way to Sell a Home With or Without an Agent
Just in time for the new year, ByOwnerByAgent.com launched its new website to change the game in the FSBO market. MarketWire

New TSheets Time-Tracking App Launches in Zendesk
The best time tracking application TSheets just got hitched to the best help desk application Zendesk. They call the union TymeShift. For owners and managers using Zendesk, the TymeShift app allows agents to track time directly against help desk tickets, with reporting and management features to improve accuracy, business efficiency, and financial accounting. MarketWire

Exterior Styles Online Now for William Lyon Homes' The Branches at Woodbridge and Willow Bend at University Park
The charming architecture that will grace The Branches in the Village of Woodbridge and Willow Bend in University Park are now online -- a great way to get up-close with these brand new single-family detached home neighborhoods that will be conveniently located within two coveted Irvine communities. Visit www.lyonthebranches.com and www.lyonwillowbend MarketWire

The New Ireland Fund, Inc. at Closed-End Fund Conference
The New Ireland Fund, Inc.'s (the "Fund") (NYSE: IRL) Fund Manager, Kleinwort Benson Investors International Ltd., was one of the Presenters at the Pristine Advisers and CEFNetwork's Closed-End Fund Conference held on December 11, 2012 in New York MarketWire

Nicest Person in Social Media Gets Coal for Christmas
Coal gets a bad rap around the holidays, so the makers of Kingsford® Charcoal decided to turn the classic punishment into a great reward -- by giving the nicest person in social media the gift of coal MarketWire

Compass Biotechnologies Inc. Shareholder Update
Compass Biotechnologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: COBI) or ("Compass") is pleased to update its shareholders and announce its intentions to move forward with its plans to refocus the core business model and direction of the company. MarketWire

Korea Equity Fund, Inc. Declares $1.053 Long Term Capital Gains Distribution
In the news release, "Korea Equity Fund, Inc. Declares $1.053 Long Term Capital Gains Distribution," issued earlier today by Korea Equity Fund, Inc. (NYSE: KEF), we are advised by the company that the second paragraph should read "The distribution is payable on January 4, 2013" rather than "The distribution is payable on January 4, 2012" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Arxan Partners With Macnica Networks to Deliver Gold-Standard Application Protection Solutions to the Japanese Market
In the news release, "Arxan Partners With Macnica Networks to Deliver Gold-Standard Application Protection Solutions to the Japanese Market," issued earlier today by Arxan Technologies, Inc., we are advised by the company that the dollar amount in paragraph three should read "$1.875 billion" rather than "$1.875 million" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Beauty Research: Normalize the Combination With La Roche Posay and LightStim
Beauty Research, a beauty blogging web site, recently recommended La Roche Posay and LightStim for those with combination skin, a skin type which is categorized by an oily T zone and dry patches on the cheeks. These skin types often suffer from both blemishes and signs of aging. La Roche Posay is a French beauty brand based on soothing thermal water MarketWire

Salorix Launches Amplfy(TM) 2.0 With Artificial Intelligence to Create Meaningful Social Conversations
Salorix (www.salorix.com) announced today the launch of amplfy™ 2.0, a social media engagement platform that scans, ranks and scores millions of real-time social conversations and contextually identifies key topics and influencers to enable brands and agencies create optimized and measurable social campaigns. amplfy™ 2 MarketWire

Netflix "After Porn Ends" Now Available
Oxymoron Entertainment announced the release of After Porn Ends on Netflix today. The film is available nationwide within the United States and Canada, and throughout various iTunes internationally. Netflix members can now watch this enlightening documentary instantly. MarketWire

Inc. Magazine Honors Quantum Health With Inaugural Hire Power Award
Columbus, Ohio-based Quantum Health was featured in the inaugural ranking of Inc.'s Hire Power Awards, recognizing private businesses across the nation that have generated the most jobs in the past three years. Ranked #3 on the list of Ohio companies, the company generated 262 jobs during that timeframe MarketWire

Ecessa's WANOptimization-as-a-Service (WaaS) Receives 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award
Ecessa Corporation, a pioneer in WAN optimization and business continuity products for small and medium-sized companies (SMBs), announced today that TMC has named WaaSWorlD a recipient of its 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award. The recognition comes on the heels of WaaSWorlD's launch in October, and wraps up a year of significant accolades for the company. MarketWire

HSBC Bank Plc: Stabilisation Notice
HSBC Bank Plc hereby gives notice that no stabilisation (within the meaning of the rules of the Financial Services Authority) was undertaken by the Stabilising Manager(s) named below in relation to the offer of the following securities. MarketWire

Sheraton Denver Downtown Guests Stay Connected With More Bars in More Bars
Officials from the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel announced that the hotel is partnering with Sprint to convert the meeting and public space cellular distributed antenna system from a single-carrier system to a multi-carrier system. The system is being installed by local contractor BTS Wireless on behalf of Sprint's Custom Network Solutions, utilizing Solid Technologies hardware. MarketWire

Unity Powered Games Dominate iOS AppStore in 2012
Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, is happy to congratulate Fireproof Games and the many other members of the Unity development community for their selection to Apple's AppStore Best of 2012 list. Fireproof Games' The Room, a beautifully designed and visually stunning interactive 3D puzzle game, was selected as overall Game of the Year on iPad MarketWire

Jenne and LifeSize Demonstrate How Resellers Can Harness the Power of LinkedIn as Part of Ongoing Social Media Training Series
Jenne, Inc., a leading value-added distributor of IP telephony, audio and video conferencing, unified communications, data networking and security and surveillance products, announced that the third part of its popular four-part "Get Social, Get Sales" video tutorial series with video conferencing manufacturer partner LifeSize is now posted on the Jenne website at www.jenne.com. MarketWire

BCS Title Game, Cotton Bowl(R) Highlight the 2012-13 College Bowl Season at TicketNetwork.com
After one of the most exciting regular seasons in recent memory, college football moves into its postseason as the 2012-13 bowl season kicks off its slate of 35 games. MarketWire

Daytrade and Swing Trades Result in 98.4% Winners With "Stock Alerts"
Booking consistent profits amidst the current frenzy of high-frequency trading is not a simple task. However, since the start of the year, the BullTrade.com Special Membership has closed out 64 winners and only one loser. Traders have applauded these "Stock Alerts" for over 14 years while the performance record has spoken volumes MarketWire

Douglas Porter Named Chief Economist of BMO Capital Markets
BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO), today announced that Douglas Porter has been appointed Chief Economist, BMO Capital Markets, effective February 1, 2013. MarketWire

Heartland Payment Systems(R) CTO Kris Herrin Named to IDG Computerworld's 2013 Premier 100 IT Leaders
Kris Herrin, chief technology officer (CTO) at Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation's largest payments processors, has been named a 2013 Premier 100 IT Leader honoree by IDG Computerworld, the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide MarketWire

Volkswagen Group: January - November Vehicle Deliveries Exceed Eight Million for First Time
10.4 percent increase to 8.29 million vehicles* from January to November 11.7 percent* rise in month of November Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: "More vehicles were delivered in eleven months than during the whole of last year. We are already preparing for a very challenging year in 2013 MarketWire

Next-Generation OmniPod(R) Insulin Pump Cleared by FDA
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology, today announced that the Company has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the next-generation OmniPod® Insulin Management System MarketWire

Message from the CEO
MarketWire

Cellceutix Announces Kevetrin Dosing Levels Increased as Clinical Trials Advance
MarketWire

Russell Emerging Markets Index Reflected a 15.3% Year-to-Date Gain as of 12/7 for 2012 as Russell Investments Predicts Growth in Emerging Markets for 2013
The Russell Emerging Markets Index reflected a return of 15.3% year-to-date as of December 7th, 2012 as the Russell Greater China Index reflected a return of 18.2% for the same time period, according to Russell Indexes. MarketWire

skobbler to Become "No.1 Map App" on Kindle Fire With ForeverMap 2
Editors Note: There is one image associated with this press release. MarketWire

CORE ECS Named Dell PartnerDirect Partner of the Year
CORE Education and Consulting Solutions, Inc. (CORE ECS), an end-to-end education-focused, technology-enabled solutions provider, today announced it has been named a winner in Dell's PartnerDirect channel program Partner of the Year Awards for Dell's Fiscal Year 2013. MarketWire

TMM, Inc. Announces Successful 2012
TMM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TMMI) ("TMMI") or (the "Company") is pleased to announce the release of a historical overview (www.trudefblog.us ) of the company and its progress in developing its TRUDEF™ fractal video compression technology. MarketWire

Coastal Capital Acquisition Corp. Initiates Internal Investigation
Coastal Capital Acquisition Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CCAJ) announced today that it has engaged Brenda Hamilton of the securities law firm of Hamilton & Associates, in connection with an internal investigation to review certain unregistered and unrestricted securities issuances to George Lambro, Deana Lambro, Rene Galizio, and George Kelly and related legal opinions rendered of Aaron D MarketWire

Curtiss-Wright Sucessfully Completes Cash Tender Offer for Shares of Williams Controls, Inc.
Williams Controls, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE MKT: WMCO) today announced the successful completion of the tender offer for all of its outstanding shares of common stock by Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) ("Curtiss-Wright") at a purchase price of $15.42 per share. The tender offer expired at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on December 13, 2012 MarketWire

Lpath Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTN), today announced that it is selling 2,366,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $5.00 per share. The gross proceeds from the sale of the shares, before deducting the underwriting discount and estimated offering expenses payable by it, are expected to be approximately $11.8 million. MarketWire

Date Announced for Brazilian Hospitality Investment Conference Presented by Questex Hospitality + Travel
Questex Hospitality + Travel, the world's largest multinational media, event and e-commerce company serving the global hospitality and travel industry, today announced that the 14th annual Brazilian Hospitality Investment Conference will be held June 13-14, 2013, at the Tivoli Mofarrej in Sao Paulo, Brazil. MarketWire

Sage Launches Job Ready, Providing Resources to Tackle Construction Business Challenges
Sage North America today announced the launch of Job Ready, an education-rich initiative that empowers construction and real estate professionals to think boldly, act decisively, and run their businesses more efficiently. MarketWire

Ethical Electric Closes $2,420,000 Series AA Round
Ethical Electric, a company that sells 100% renewable electricity to consumers and businesses as an online service, today announced the close of its Series AA round with a total investment of $2,420,000. Seattle-based Northwest Energy Angels (NWEA), a group of angel investors focused on clean technology, led the round MarketWire

Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee Hires Veteran Sports Executive
The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee today announced the appointment of Jay L. Parry to head the organization as Chief Executive Officer MarketWire

Zayo Group to Acquire Baltimore-Based Litecast
Zayo Group, LLC ("Zayo") announces that it has executed a definitive agreement to purchase Litecast/Balticore, LLC ("Litecast"), a provider of metro Bandwidth Infrastructure services in Baltimore, Maryland, for a price of $22 million. MarketWire

Hitor Group, Inc. Presents Integrated Housing System in Europe
Hitor Group, Inc. (OTCQB: HITR) (BERLIN: HTOG) -- Further to actively bidding on several projects abroad over the last several weeks, Hitor Construction will be following up by attending meetings this upcoming week for the purpose of securing housing contracts. The combination of the New Future International Inc MarketWire

Igloo Holdings Corporation Announces Pricing of Senior PIK Toggle Notes Due 2017
Igloo Holdings Corporation (the "Company") today announced the pricing of its offering of $350 million in aggregate principal amount of 8.25%/9.00% senior PIK toggle notes due 2017 (the "Notes"). The Company is the indirect parent company of Interactive Data Corporation. MarketWire

LiveWire Energy(TM) Chews Now Available at Terrible Herbst Convenience Stores in Nevada, Arizona and California
LiveWire Ergogenics, Inc. (OTCBB: LVVV) (OTCQB: LVVV), makers of the popular LiveWire Energy™ Chew products, announced today that its LiveWire Energy™ Chews are now available at Terrible Herbst Convenience stores in Nevada, Arizona and California. MarketWire

Apollo Residential Mortgage, Inc. Declares Fourth Quarter 2012 Dividends on Shares of Common and Preferred Stock
Apollo Residential Mortgage, Inc. (the "Company" or "AMTG") (NYSE: AMTG) today announced the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.70 per share of common stock for the fourth quarter of 2012 and a special dividend of $0.35 per share of common stock. These dividends are payable on January 31, 2013 to common stockholders of record on December 31, 2012. MarketWire

Pholium Updates App to Add More Life to Photo eBooks
58 North, creators of premium iPad applications, today announced that the leading free iPad digital photo book app, Pholium, has added significant new features that make digital photo books more interactive with sound and movement MarketWire

Groen Brothers Aviation, Inc. Announces Recapitalization
Groen Brothers Aviation, Inc. (GBA Inc.) (PINKSHEETS: GNBA) announced today that it has transferred substantially all of its assets to its subsidiary Groen Brothers Aviation Global, Inc. ("GBA Global"), while simultaneously substantially all of its creditors exchanged debt obligations owed by GBA Inc MarketWire

Montana State Senator Ryan Zinke Joins STWA's Board of Directors
STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), a developer of applied solutions for oil and fuel delivery systems, announced today that Montana State Senator Ryan Zinke has joined the Company's Board of Directors. STWA's Applied Oil Technology™ (AOT™) oil pipeline efficiency technology supports Senator Zinke's platform of moving America towards energy independence MarketWire

Diet Doc Announces New Saffron Extract Formulated Prescription Weight Loss Pills to Address the Problems of Emotional Overeating That Can Sabotage Most Diet Goals
Diet Doc announced new saffron extract formulated prescription weight loss pills to address the problems of emotional overeating that can sabotage most diet goals. These weight loss pills that contain the purest and most highly-concentrated extract of saffron provide diet and hunger control MarketWire

U.S. Plants Coming Online to Create More Than 62,000 Jobs in 2013, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The U.S. unemployment rate has been decreasing each month, but not at a very rapid pace, and additional legislation probably will be required to get it back down to pre-recession levels MarketWire

Endesa Chile to Start Commercial Operations at New Bocamina Coal-Fired Unit, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Endesa Chile (Santiago, Chile), a subsidiary of Endesa (MCE:ELE) (Madrid, Spain), recently began commercial operations at Unit II of the Bocamina Coal-Fired Power Station in Chile. MarketWire

Dyyno Launches Amby.TV, a Global Flix and TV Content App for Tablets, OTT STBs, and Smart TVs
Dyyno announced today the launch of Amby.TV Global flixTV on iPad, Android STB, Samsung Smart TV, and Windows 8 platforms. Consumers can now download Amby.TV app on these OTT devices and preview TV content before subscribing. Amby.TV content has over 250 LIVE TV channels and 10,000 movies & TV shows. MarketWire

Cold Weather Beauty & Skincare Diet: Keep Skin and Hair Healthy During the Winter Season -- Presented by Skincare-News.com
Maintaining optimum health from head to toe can be a challenge during the winter holiday season. Need some practical tips for ensuring a healthy diet in the face of tempting holiday treats? The latest article by Skincare-News MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 12/14
Real estate, hotel room entertainment, spa products, marijuana, algae, medical; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv.net), featuring informative interviews with company CEOs, providing insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures. MarketWire

The Economic Risks of Globalization
The global economy as a model for growth is increasingly being questioned because its effects seem too complex, too uncontrollable and too risky MarketWire

Market Research Report -- Sustainability Budgets in the Global Mining Industry to Rise in 2012-2013
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the market research report "Sustainability in the Global Mining Industry 2012-2013: Market Trends and Opportunities, Profitability and Budget Forecast, Mining Industry Procurement and Marketing Initiatives" to their product offering. MarketWire

Market Update - EGPC Resumes Fuel Supply
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Market Research Report -- Social Local Mobile Trend a Game Changer for the Travel Industry
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the market research report "SoLoMo (Social Local Mobile): A Game Changer for the Travel Industry?" to their product offering. MarketWire

Alabama Graphite Corp. Drills a 152.4m (410 ft) Intercept at its Coosa Graphite Project, Alabama
Alabama Graphite Corp. (the "Company") (CNSX: ALP)(FRANKFURT: 1AG)(ISIN# CA0102931080)(WKN A1J35M) is pleased to report assay results from its ongoing drilling at the Coosa Graphite Project, Alabama. MarketWire

Coca-Cola FEMSA Signs a Definitive Agreement to Acquire 51% of The Coca-Cola Company's Philippines' Bottling Operation
Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: KOFL) (NYSE: KOF), the largest franchise bottler of Coca-Cola products in the world, and The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO), the world's largest beverage company, have signed a definitive agreement for Coca-Cola FEMSA to acquire 51% of Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines, Inc. (CCBPI) for an amount of US$688.5 million in an all-cash transaction. MarketWire

Pub Crawl Holdings / Mobile Dynamic Marketing Announce Addition of Strategic Alliance With One Mind Design to Enhance Northeast Regional Initiative
Pub Crawl Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: PBCW), and its recently announced subsidiary, Mobile Dynamic Marketing, a unique mobile application development and marketing company, has formed a strategic consulting relationship with One Mind Design, a leading diversified consumer focused designer, that delivers user interface design and marketing media support services. MarketWire

Zepol's Data Shows U.S. Vessel Imports Are Down From October to November by 12.8%
Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, reports that U.S. import volume in November, measured in TEUs (twenty-foot-containers), is down 12.8% from October and another 15.2% from November of last year. The total number of TEUs imported for the month was 1,245,889. This is the lowest amount of U.S. imports for the month of November since 2003 MarketWire

E FUN's APEN A5 Digital Pen for iPad Is the Perfect Stocking Stuffer This Holiday
This holiday, give your loved one a stocking stuffer they'll love -- the APEN A5 Digital Pen for iPad from E FUN, a consumer electronics designer and manufacturer of fun, lifestyle products. The A5 is the most reliable and accurate way for users to take notes, draw, or sketch directly on an iPad screen without having to change their writing habits MarketWire

PriceSmart Announces Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) today announced that it plans to release first quarter fiscal year 2013 financial results on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, after the market closes. PriceSmart management plans to host a conference call at 12:00 p.m. Eastern time (9:00 a.m. Pacific time) on Thursday, January 10, 2013, to discuss the financial results. MarketWire

Dynamic Materials Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Dynamic Materials Corporation (DMC) (NASDAQ: BOOM) today announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.04 per share. The dividend is payable on January 14, 2013, to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2012. MarketWire

Statoil: Notifiable trading
Primary insider in Statoil ASA, Mr.William Maloney, received dividend on hisStatoil ASA shares* on 20 June 2012. The dividend was allocated in the formofStatoil ASA shares* at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at a share priceof$23.0271. MarketWire

Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. Confirms Dividends for January 15, 2013
Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. ("Peyto") (TSX: PEY) confirms that the monthly dividend with respect to December 2012 of $0.06 per common share is to be paid on January 15, 2013, for shareholders of record on December 31, 2012. The ex-dividend date is December 27, 2012. MarketWire

Thunderbird Resorts Inc.: November 2012 Revenue Report
Thunderbird Resorts Inc. /Thunderbird Resorts Inc.: November 2012 Revenue Report . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Dr. Reddy's announces it has acquired 7,496,484 shares (14.2%) of OctoPlus N.V. on 14 December 2012
This is a press release by Reddy Netherlands B.V. (the "Offeror"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. ("Dr. Reddy's"), and Dr GlobeNewswire

INGREDION INCORPORATED DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.26 PER SHARE
WESTCHESTER, Ill., December 14, 2012 - The Board of Directors of Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE:INGR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.26 per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on January 25, 2013, to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 31, 2012. GlobeNewswire

Tele2 obtains valuable Dutch LTE frequency
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) today announced that it has obtained 2x 10 MHz spectrum (2 licenses) in the 800 MHz band during the multiband frequency auction in the Netherlands. The cost of the two licences is SEK 1.4 billion. With the acquired spectrum in the 800 MHz band and earlier obtained spectrum in the 2 GlobeNewswire

CapMan Buyout invests in Acona
CapMan press release - 14 December 2012 at 16:00 CET / 17:00 EET GlobeNewswire

STMicroelectronics Receives IEEE Standards Association Corporate Award for 2012
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Thomson Reuters and GTS announce winners of China Tax Awards 2012
Awards highlight professional achievements and contributions to tax profession in China GlobeNewswire

Nestlé helps farmers adapt to climate change
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé helps farmers adapt to climate change. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Golar LNG Partners LP: 2012 AGM Results Notification
Golar LNG Partners LP (the "Partnership") advises that the 2012 Annual General Meeting of the Partnership was held on December 13, 2012 at 9:30am at 4th Floor, Par-la-Ville Place, 14 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton, Bermuda.The following resolutions were passed: GlobeNewswire

Biotie: Selincro(TM) (nalmefene) receives positive opinion for approval in the European Union
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP. STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 14 December 2012 at 14:10 GlobeNewswire

MARKETEXCLUSIVE.COM: SAVING BEES AS A COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISE, THE LAST STAND AGAINST CCD
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AerCap Signs $200 Million Pre-Delivery Payment Facility for Boeing 737-800s
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, December 14, 2012 - AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap", NYSE: AER) today announced that it has signed a $200 million facility with DBS Bank Ltd. of Singapore, to finance the pre-delivery payments for ten new Boeing 737-800 aircraft GlobeNewswire

MarketExclusive.com: Saving Bees as a Commercial Enterprise, The Last Stand Against CCD.
 By: Ahmen Jabril GlobeNewswire

R. STAHL Supervisory Board appoints Bernd Marx as Chief Financial Officer
R. STAHL AG /R. STAHL Supervisory Board appoints Bernd Marx as Chief Financial Officer. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Stonesoft and Algerian Ministry of Post and Information & Communication Technologies enter cooperation
Helsinki, Finland 2012 - December 14, 2012 - The network security company Stonesoft has signed a cooperation agreement with the Algerian Ministry of Post and Information & Communication Technologies (MPTIC) to raise awareness and knowledge about cybercrime and to provide academic security training in Algeria. GlobeNewswire

Strategically-important agreement with Gjensidige
(Oslo, 14 December 2012) EVRY ASA has won a strategically important IT services contract with Gjensidige. The agreement runs for 6 years, and represents total contract value in excess of NOK 700 million.  GlobeNewswire

Listing schedule for share subscriptions based on CapMan Plc 2008 B stock options for 2013
CapMan Plc                        Stock Exchange release      14 December 2012 at 9:30 am EET GlobeNewswire

Kemira Oyj sells ChemSolutions' food and pharmaceutical businesses to Niacet Corporation
Kemira OyjStock exchange releaseDecember 14, 2012 at 9.30 (CET+1) Kemira Oyj signed an agreement today to sell its food and pharmaceutical businesses together with its acetate based chemicals business to Niacet (Niagara Falls, USA). These businesses are a part of Kemira's ChemSolutions segment GlobeNewswire

Kemira Oyj: Non-recurring items impacting reported EBIT will have approximately EUR 71 million negative impact in the fourth quarter of 2012
Kemira OyjStock exchange releaseDecember 14, 2012 at 9.30 am (CET+1) Kemira will record non-recurring items with a negative impact of approximately EUR 71 million on its reported EBIT in the fourth quarter of 2012 GlobeNewswire

Lindab named Supplier of the Year
Scandinavia's largest builders' merchant chain, XL-BYGG, which is also one of Lindab Sweden's largest customers, has chosen the supplier of the year 2012. Lindab was selected the winner in competition with all suppliers, around 200 companies. GlobeNewswire

Telenor in India: Capturing growth in one of the world's largest mobile markets
Today Telenor presents its updated plan for the company's operations in India, bringing a challenging year to an end. GlobeNewswire

Kesko Pension Fund permitted to return surplus assets
KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 14.12.2012 AT 09.00 1(1) GlobeNewswire

AkzoNobel to divest its North American Decorative Paints business
December 14, 2012 GlobeNewswire

TGS Announces 3D Multi-client Survey in Gulf of Mexico
HOUSTON (14 December 2012) - TGS commences a 3D multi-client survey covering 7,000 km2 in the Central Gulf of Mexico. GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports Corporation: Two new share-based incentive plans for key personnel
Amer Sports CorporationSTOCK EXCHANGE RELEASEDecember 14, 2012 at 8:00 am GlobeNewswire

Basilea reports recruitment completion of phase 3 pivotal study of isavuconazole, an agent for the potential primary treatment of invasive and life-threatening fungal infections
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG /Basilea reports recruitment completion of phase 3 pivotal study of isavuconazole, an agent for the potential primary treatment of invasive and life-threatening fungal infections . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil's Board of Directors decided on a new long-term share-based incentive plan
Neste Oil CorporationStock Exchange Release14 December 2012 at 8.00 a.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

Actelion announces acceptance of the New Drug Application for macitentan by the US Food and Drug Administration
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion announces acceptance of the New Drug Application for macitentan by the US Food and Drug Administration . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

EPAM Recognized as a Global R&D and Product Development Services Leader for Enterprise Mobility and Cloud Verticals
Newton, PA, December 14, 2012-EPAM (NYSE:EPAM), a leading provider of complex software engineering solutions and a leader in Central and Eastern European IT service delivery, today announced it has been recognized by Zinnov, a management consulting firm, as a leader in global R&D and Product Development Services for Enterprise Mobility and Cloud Verticals. GlobeNewswire

Omnicare Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
CINCINNATI, December 14, 2012 - Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR), announced today that its board of directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share on its common stock.The dividend is payable on December 28, 2012 to stockholders of record on December 24, 2012. GlobeNewswire

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