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Learning and Respecting the Ways of Bedouin Arab Culture -- New Book Takes a close look at Bedouin Tribes
MILWAUKEE, Feb. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modernization and global competition has undoubtedly affected culture and life in the Arab world. While some Arab people embraced modernization, others get confused choosing between the old and the new ways of life, while a few others try to live life based on tradition and culture. With the presence of modernization now felt in the Arab world, what does the future hold for Bedouin Arabs? In his compelling cultural book The Seasons of Tulul, author Egon H.E. Lass presents to readers an in-depth look at Bedouin Arabs.
Pacific Energy Resources Ltd.
Pacific Energy Resources Ltd.: Removal of .S Designation
LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pacific Energy Resources Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX-V:PFE) is pleased to announce that is has resumed trading under its trading symbol "PFE". As a result of its domestication from British Columbia to Delaware, it had been trading under the symbol "PFE.S" as part of its compliance with the requirements of U.S. Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933. The one-year distribution compliance period under Regulation S expired on February 4, 2006, permitting the Company to resume trading under its formal symbol, "PFE," at the opening of trading on Monday, February 6, 2006.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati
FHLBank Cincinnati Effectively Registers with the SEC
CINCINNATI, Feb. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati became effectively registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, February 3. As a result, the FHLBank will file quarterly and annual financial reports with the SEC, as well as periodic reports as business dictates. All reports will be available on the SEC's Web site (http://www.sec.gov) and the FHLBank's Web site (http://www.fhlbcin.com).
Cubic Energy, Inc.
Cubic Energy, Inc. Announces Success in Its 4th Cotton Valley Well
DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cubic Energy, Inc. (OTCBB:QBIK) ("Cubic" or the "Company") announced today the successful drilling of the S.E. Johnson 20 No. 1, the Company's 4th Cotton Valley well in the Bethany Longstreet field. Logging operations identified several Cotton Valley intervals, along with various upper and lower Hosston sands that are expected to be productive. Casing has now been run and cemented, and the Company expects to perform completion operations in the near future.
Cyber Gear Celebrates 10 Years of Success in e-Business
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cyber Gear is celebrating the completion of 10 years in internet business. According to Sharad Agarwal, CEO of Cyber Gear, "This is a major milestone for us. We would like to thank each one of our customers, business and technology partners, the media and our team for making it a successful journey. Cyber Gear is today setting standards in the e-Business industry, and our 'Best Practices' have helped several clients achieve success in taking their business global."
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Panda Express Supports Charities With Plush Panda Bear Sales
ROSEMEAD, Calif., Feb. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Panda Express, the nation's largest and fastest growing Asian restaurant concept, is selling plush panda bears in February and March to raise funds that will be split equally between the American Red Cross, for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. The bears will be available at participating Panda Express locations in Los Angeles County and surrounding cities, beginning Feb. 8 with any purchase, while supplies last.