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AngelCiti Entertainment, Inc.
AngelCiti Announces Addition of New Games and Plans for French Language Websites
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., May 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- AngelCiti Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB:AGCI), an online casino software licensor, announced today the recent popular addition of 3-reel Australian slot machines (Ronin, Aztec's Treasure and Goldbeard) have been an even bigger hit than anticipated, and plans to include French as a new language in order to more effectively target European gamblers. AngelCiti already offers multi-currency options enabling people to wager in the currency of their home country.
Walia Law Offices
Opus Communities, Inc. Sued for Securities Fraud With More Than One Million Dollars Sought in Compensatory and Punitive Damages, Announces Walia Law Offices -- OPUC
LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sandeep Baweja, Attorney at Law of the Walia Law Offices, recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of various investors in California Superior Court in the County of Los Angeles against Opus Communities, Inc. (Pink Sheets:OPUC), a Texas-based real estate development company. The Complaint alleges causes of action for Securities Fraud, Common Law Fraud, Promissory Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Breach of Contract and other related causes of action. The Plaintiffs in this lawsuit were induced into investing in Opus Communities, Inc. (Pink Sheets:OPUC) based on certain fraudulent statements, representations and promises made by Mr. Carlton Fleming, the corporation's President, and other ostensible shareholders subject to Mr. Fleming's control and direction, also named in the lawsuit. The lawsuit seeks compensatory as well as punitive damages in excess of one million dollars.
Researcher at Eastern Virginia Medical School Speaks on Xenomics Clinical Studies in Interview with BiomedDiscoveries.com
LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- BiomedDiscoveries.com, http://www.BiomedDiscoveries.com, the online source for exclusive investor information in the biotechnology sector, has announced the availability of an online interview with Dr. Steven Warsof, Associate Professor and Director of Prenatal Diagnosis at the Center for Advanced Fetal Therapy at the Eastern Virginia Medical School, a leading healthcare facility in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Warsof will discuss a collaborative research program with Xenomics Inc. (OTCBB:XNOM), which is developing proprietary next-generation technology to create a new class of highly accurate, but completely non-invasive method of conducing medical DNA tests to diagnose diseases and genetic abnormalities.
Dow Jones Indexes
Dow Jones Indexes to Launch Index, Tracking Australian Real Estate Market
NEW YORK and SYDNEY, Australia, May 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today launched the Dow Jones Australia LPT Index, which tracks the performance of the Listed Property Trust (LPT) securities traded on the Australian Stock Exchange. The index was developed in conjunction with the Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE) and Atchison Consultants, a property asset consultancy firm.
Skanska to Build new Medical Center in California for SEK 540 M, USD 74 M
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska has been named construction manager for the expansion and renovation of the Regional Medical Center of San Jose in San Jose, California, USA. The contract amount of SEK 540 M, or USD 74 M, will be included in Skanska's order bookings for the second quarter of 2005.
Ahold CFO Hannu Ryopponen Accepts new Career Challenge
ZAANDAM, Netherlands, May 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today announced that CFO Hannu Ryopponen has decided to accept a new position outside the company. He will remain Ahold CFO until August 31, 2005, and will become CFO and deputy to the CEO of Stora Enso as of September 1, 2005.
Galapagos Announces Changes to Board of Directors
MECHELEN, Belgium, May 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Galapagos NV, a genomics-based drug discovery company, announces changes to its Board of Directors. In view of Galapagos' listing on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Brussels, Galapagos' Board has changed in composition. Ferdinand Verdonck has joined Galapagos as Independent Director, while Harrold van Barlingen has joined as Dependent Director.Mr. Verdonck (62) most recently was managing director of Almanij (then parent company of and now merged with KBC). He currently is on the board of several companies, including Banco Urquijo (Spain) and Dictaphone (USA). He has a professional background in financial services. His responsibilities entailed board participation in publicly traded and privately-held companies in many countries. He holds a law degree from the KU Leuven and degrees in economics from KU Leuven and the University of Chicago.