Hong Kong: Vehicle distributor fined $610,000

A registered distributor of vehicles was convicted today (April 11) by the Eastern Magistracy for contravening the Motor Vehicles (First Registration Tax) Ordinance (Ordinance), and fined $610,000.

Hong Kong: Chief Executive-elect sums up Beijing visit (with photos/video)

The Chief Executive-elect, Mr C Y Leung, today (April 11) said he would strive to unite people from various sectors and strata of society, and make every effort to ensure a corruption-free society to build a better future for Hong Kong.

FARIN Releases New Version of iPrice: LoanEDGE - A Cost Effective Loan & Relationship Pricing Model

Fitchburg, WI., April 11, 2012 – Farin & Associates, Inc., one of the leading consulting firms providing retail product-pricing models, core deposit analysis and asset/liability management programs to financial institutions, announced the release of the newest member of the iPrice family: LoanEDGE.  iPrice LoanEDGE is the fourth product from the FARIN iPrice Family; the other three are: iPrice Deposits, iPrice Loans and iPrice Core Analytics.

Incipio® Offers Prepaid $10 Mobile App Card to Customers With Purchase of Any BlackBerry® Smartphone Case

Compatible with BlackBerry® smartphones, the Incipio® Rewards Card may be redeemed towards popular apps including Worms, Bejeweled, A+ Chat for Facebook, Photo Booth and Slider Lock™. The prepaid Incipio® Rewards Card includes a personalized download code on back, giving customers immediate access to $10 in apps of their choice. Ranging from $.99 to $5.00 per app, the card offers easy and secure access to downloads without having to use a credit card.

Asbestos Exposure Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke, Cardiovascular Disease

The study included 98,912 British men and women in the asbestos abatement and manufacturing industries where asbestos was present. The research took place from 1971 to 2005, including a 19 year follow up period. Compared with the general population, men exposed to asbestos were 63 percent more likely to die from a stroke and 39 percent more likely to die from heart disease. Women are 100 percent more likely to die of stroke, and 89 percent more likely to die from heart disease after being exposed to asbestos.

Kristjan Mar Hauksson to discuss streamlining marketing efforts at Gulltaggen 2012

Gulltaggen is Norway’s most important event for digital marketing, communication, innovation, leadership and creativity, and is by far the best arena for sharing competence, knowledge and networking.

NSE: GMR Infrastructure Limited - Allotment of Securities

Company announcement on National Stock Exchange

NSE: HCL Technologies Limited - Updates

Company announcement on National Stock Exchange

Survey: 2 Out of 3 Companies Trying to Retain Talent

68% of employers have taken steps during the past year to retain some of their best executives, managers, future leaders, and those who work on the front lines. That is because turnover has already increased at 30% of surveyed companies and most are bracing for more employee exits in the coming year, according to the survey:

Whitbread Plc. brings over £1.7 million to Llanelli

The brand new 28 bedroom hotel is situated on Sandpiper Road in Llanelli and has been built adjacent to the existing Sandpiper Brewers Fayre restaurant. Guests will be able to experience all the local attractions Llanelli has to offer such Pembrey Country Park and the Millennium Costal Path, offering great views and beautiful countryside. The hotel is also nearby to one of the town’s most historic properties, Llanelli House, and just over 10 miles from the buzzing city of Swansea.

NSE: JK Lakshmi Cement Limited - Daily Buy-Back of equity shares

Company announcement on National Stock Exchange

Seb Coe and Jonathan Edwards celebrate London 2012 Young Leaders success

Today, young people from Aberdeen, Hull, and London will celebrate their 2 year participation in the London 2012 Young Leaders Programme, with LOCOG Chair, Seb Coe and double Olympic champion, Jonathan Edwards, before they take up high profile roles at the London 2012 Games.

Dementia cases set to triple by 2050 but still largely ignored

Treating and caring for people with dementia currently costs the world more than US$ 604 billion per year. This includes the cost of providing health and social care as well the reduction or loss of income of people with dementia and their caregivers.

NSE: The Sirpur Paper Mills Limited - Updates

Company announcement on National Stock Exchange

Honeywell Sensing and Control to Exhibit Portfolio of Safety and Pressure Sensors at Offshore Technology Conference

MINNEAPOLIS, April 11, 2012 – Honeywell (&a href=" today announced that it will be showing a wide range of sensors and switches designed to enhance productivity and safety in a variety of oil and gas exploration and drilling applications during the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) to be held April 30th to May 3rd at the Reliant Center in Houston TX. 

X-ES Shipping Dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet XMC

Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) is shipping the XPort3301, a dual 10GBASE-T 10 Gigabit Ethernet XMC module. The XPort3301 is well suited to applications requiring cost-effective, high-bandwidth communications such as remote sensor interfacing, traffic aggregation, storage, and data center networks.

Henson named Outstanding Chapter Advisor for Beta Gamma Sigma

“It takes a big collaborative effort to achieve success,” the WKU accounting instructor said. “There is so much work involved. My name is on the award, but I could not have done it on my own. I must credit co-advisors Dr. Shane Spiller and Dr. Dawn Bolton and past advisor Dr. Cathy Carey for this success.”

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