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Gay Immigration Plays a Lead Role in 'The Bridge'
NEW YORK, May 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Bridge, a new Australian short film which recently won the top prize at that country's largest gay and lesbian film festival, is set to debut in New York in June at NewFest 2006: The 18th New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Film Festival.
Further Progress in Talks on Kyivstar Acquisition Between Telenor and VimpelCom
OSLO, Norway, May 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor today held discussions in two separate meetings with VimpelCom and Altimo management concerning the proposed VimpelCom acquisition of Ukrainian mobile operator Kyivstar. Telenor again expressed its willingness to sell its 56.5% stake in Kyivstar to VimpelCom, as well as indicated potential flexibility in relation to the form of payment from VimpelCom, provided an agreement is reached with Altimo on a separation mechanism and that a Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) approval is obtained. Telenor sees no legal or formal hindrances in approving an increase in existing ownership stake in VimpelCom to allow a separation mechanism to be put in place.
DubaiCityGuide.com is Number One Site in Google for Dubai Related Searches
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- DubaiCityGuide.com, the dedicated portal on Dubai, has crossed 1.35 million page views and over 17 million 'hits' in April 2006. According to Sharad Agarwal, CEO of Cyber Gear, the company that owns DubaiCityGuide.com, "This is largely due to the fact that we are now well indexed on Google search engine in a way that all Dubai related searches made worldwide show DubaiCityGuide.com amongst the Top 3 in most categories."
VioQuest to Host Analyst Meeting
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- VioQuest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB:VQPH) is hosting an analyst meeting to build awareness of the effects of the over-expression of phosphorylated Akt and PTPases, and their roles in cancer treatment. "Optimizing Cancer Treatment With Drugs That Target Critical Cellular Pathways" will be held Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at the Intercontinental, The Barclay New York, in New York City beginning at 4:30 PM EDT. VioQuest owns the rights to two targeted anti-cancer therapeutics: VQD-001, which has shown pre-clinically to inhibit protein tyrosine phosphatases; and VQD-002, which has shown pre-clinically to inhibit the phosphorylation of Akt.
Transocean Inc. to Present at UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference
HOUSTON, May 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Transocean Inc. (NYSE:RIG) today announced that Robert L. Long, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company, will address attendees at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, Texas. Mr. Long is scheduled to present on Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at 8:40 a.m., CT.
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Global TransNet's Spa Management Solutions Announces D'Ambra Bal Harbour Location
SEVERNA PARK, Md., May 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Global TransNet Corp. (Pink Sheets:GBJT) recently announced that Spa Management Solutions, its subsidiary, entered into a consulting and management agreement with Richel D'Ambra to assist her in the planning, development, opening and management of additional spas under her "Richel D'Ambra Spa and Salon" brand name. The new spas will be located in North and Central America in exclusive high-end locations, and the first new target location was Bal Harbour Shops, Bal Harbour, Fla.