latest news releases from the newsroom
60 Volvo Buses to Senegal
GOTEBORG, Sweden, June 10, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo Buses has received an order from Senegal in West Africa for 60 city buses. The buses will go into service in the capital, Dakar. This is Volvo's first order from Senegal for city buses.
Bookham Technology Plc
Bookham Technology plc Announces Completion of the Acquisition of Onetta, Inc.
ABINGDON and OXFORDSHIRE, U.K., June 10, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Following the completion today of the acquisition of Onetta, Inc. by Bookham Technology plc ("Bookham"), admission is expected later today of the 27,640,300 ordinary shares of Bookham, issued as consideration for the acquisition, to the Official List and to trading on the London Stock Exchange's market for listed securities.
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Multi-million Dollar Grant Spurs New Efforts to Combat Diabetes
LOS ANGELES, June 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles will begin a new initiative to identify and address the interrelated factors that lead to obesity and diabetes in East Los Angeles and South Los Angeles, according to an announcement made today at the Edward Roybal Comprehensive Health Center in East Los Angeles.
ViroPharma Incorporated Announces Base Share Amount and Auto-Conversion Price for its Plus Cash Notes
EXTON, Pa., June 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq:VPHM), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products that address serious diseases treated by physician specialists and in hospital settings, including cytomegalovirus (CMV) and hepatitis C (HCV), today announced that that the conversion consideration determination period for its exchange offer of new 6% Convertible Senior Plus Cash Notes(SM) due June 1, 2009, which was extended on May 26, 2004, has concluded.