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Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. Purchase of Own Shares
DUBLIN, Ireland, May 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE:AIB) announces that on 13 May 2003, it purchased ordinary shares. Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE:AIB) announces that on 13 May 2003, it purchased 1,450,000 of its ordinary shares, at an average price of Euro 14.1724, to be held as treasury shares.
City Network Makes Significant In-Roads in Shanghai Broadband Market
TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- City Network Inc. (OTCBB:CYNW) is celebrating its second consecutive year of providing Home PNA and VDSL Internet equipment solutions to one of China's largest communication companies Shanghai Telecom (www.sta.net.cn). Shanghai Magicnet Inc. (www.chongwang.com), an agent and supplier of broadband Internet equipment to Shanghai Telecom, is one of City Network's key investments in developing China's burgeoning internet market. Shanghai Magicnet has been responsible for winning important license and supplier agreements with Shanghai Telecom, in order to increase the ubiquity of high-speed, broadband Internet use among Shanghai's several million Internet users. Magicnet is currently working with Shanghai Telecom in the planning and development of projects for Shanghai's massive multi-dwelling unit market.
SecureCARE Technologies, Inc.
eClickMD, Inc. Files for Financial Reorganization
AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- eClickMD, Inc. (OTCBB:ECMD) today announced that they have filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code as a part of its financial strategy to ease the Company's debt service associated with years of high-cost technology development. The company is currently negotiating a reorganization plan that it will file with the courts shortly.
Oneida Reports First Quarter Results
ONEIDA, N.Y., May 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oneida Ltd. (NYSE:OCQ) today announced that operating results for the first quarter ended April 26, 2003 included a net loss of $3.4 million, equal to a loss of $0.21 per share on sales of $103.9 million. This compares to year-ago net income of $1.6 million, equal to earnings of $0.10 per share on sales of $115 million, for the first quarter of the fiscal year that ended January 2003.
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.
Altair Nanotechnologies President Interviewed by Chemical Market Reporter; Altair Pigment Process Continues to Generate International and Domestic Interest
RENO, Nev., May 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (Nasdaq:ALTI) announced today that an interview with the company's Present, Dr. Rudi E. Moerck, has been published in the April 28, 2003, issue of Chemical Market Reporter, a publication dedicated to providing the latest chemical business news, including financial reporting and analysis, market updates, new technology, legislative and regulatory issues, plus a comprehensive round-up of special-interest areas.
Sales OnLine Direct
Professional Athletes, Gin Blossoms, Soul Asylum, Rotman Auction and Sizzlin' Ribs Top the Menu for St. Louis Rib America Festivities
ST. LOUIS and WORCESTER, Mass., May 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Rib America (www.Rib America.com) in St. Louis has lined up a delectable menu of entertainment and taste treats for the entire family from May 22-25 at Soldiers' Memorial Plaza, downtown St. Louis. For one day only, professional athletes from the St. Louis Rams and Chicago Bears will whet the appetites of sports fans as they make guest appearances to sign autographs at the All-Star Athlete Autograph Signing event, May 24, hosted by Rotman Auction, a leading sports and collectibles auction and event management company for Sales OnLine Direct (OTCBB:PAID). Blockbuster bands Gin Blossoms, Soul Asylum, Night Ranger, Cowboy Mouth and numerous others will be jammin' each night during the festivities to accent the succulent, finger-lickin' good ribs offered by America's top "Rib Masters."
Intrum Justitia AB: Annual General Meeting
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Intrum Justitia AB's (Other OTC:INJJF) first AGM since its initial public offering on the Stockholm Exchange on June 7, 2002, was held in Stockholm today. Some 50 people attended.