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AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Monday Nov 23, 2009


SYDNEY, Nov. 23 /AsiaNet/ --


   RAPIDSHARE PREPAID...

   CHAM: Starting immediately, RapidShare is offering prepaid cards; now store retailers will join online

platforms in being able to sell RapidShare premium accounts in national currencies. 


   EURAIL PASS...

   BEIJING: The Eurail Group G.I.E. is swiftly expanding by inviting the Chinese market to discover the

European continent by train.



   CERAVISION LIGHTING...

   BLETCHLEY PARK: Ceravision Ltd, the world leader in energy efficient plasma lighting, has Monday

launched a new technology called 'High Efficiency Plasma Lighting', which uses less than half the power of

existing lighting technologies.



   HABITAT FOR HUMANITY...

   CHIANG MAIL: Nearly 3,000 Habitat for Humanity volunteers dedicated 166 homes in Thailand, Vietnam,

China, Laos and Cambodia. 



   HARLEQUIN KINDLE...

   TORONTO: Harlequin Enterprises Limited, a global leader in series romance and one of the world's leading

publishers of women's fiction, and SOFTBANK Creative Corporation, one of Japan's leading

publishers/producers of digital content, announced Saturday the digital distribution of Harlequin comics for

Kindle, the eBook reader distributed by Amazon.com.




   INDIAN AVIATION...

   SAINT-CLOUD: Dassault Falcon has received Type Certificate for the Falcon 7X from the Director General

of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in India, confirming that the Falcon 7X meets the rigorous safety standards outlined

by the national airworthiness authorities and allows registration of the Falcon 7X in the country.



   CAYMAN NOTES...

   GEORGE TOWN: The Cayman Islands Government announced Friday that it has priced US$312 million

principal amount of 5.95% Notes due 2019 in an international offering. 



   FANNIE MAE...

   WASHINGTON, D.C.: Fannie Mae will redeem the principal amount of MTN securities issues amounting to a

total of US$56.09 million, US$350 million, and US$300 million on November 3, December 1 and December 2,

2009, respectively, at a redemption price equal to 100 per cent of the principal amount redeemed plus accrued

interest.



   AWARD HONOURS...

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   LYON: In the news release, ""Entrepreneur for the World" Award Honours Four International Personalities"

issued on 20 Nov 2009 09:00 Local Times, by World Entrepreneurship Forum over PR Newswire, we are

advised by a representative of the company that in the 9th paragraph, the text "Kazuo Inamori received the

"Entrepreneur for the World" in the category Expert." 



   MANTHAN SYSTEMS...

   BANGALORE and CHICAGO: Manthan Systems, a leading provider of Business Intelligence and Analytical

solutions for the retail and consumer packaged goods industries Friday announced that it has secured Series

B funding. 


   EF EDUCATION...

   SAO PAULO: Soccer is considered the world's most beautiful game, and EF Education First (EF), the world

leader in international education, will make sure that to the ears of soccer fans headed to Brazil for the 2014

World Cup, English will be the world's most beautiful language.



   MCC & CHINA POWER...

   HONG KONG: Senior management from Metallurgical Corporation of China Limited and China Power

International Development Limited will visit resource development company, Resourcehouse Limited's thermal

coal project, the China First Coal Project, in the Galilee Basin in Central Queensland Saturday. 


   AIR CHINA...

   BEIJING: To celebrate the approaching "Holiday Season", Air China will be launching several promotions,

including discounted tickets, fuel rebates, and additional air miles. 


   YAMATO STARTS...

   TOKYO: Asian Subsidiary to Oversee Regional Operations- Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. formally decided at a

meeting of its Board of Directors on November 20, 2009, to start "Takkyubin" (door-to-door delivery) business

and establish a payment collection company in Singapore as follows. 


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