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Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc.
Pacific Sunwear Reports 21 Percent Increase in Second Quarter Net Income, Earnings Per Share Increase 27 Percent
ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSUN) today reported that net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2005 increased 21 percent to $21.1 million, compared to $17.5 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2004. Total sales for the second quarter (13 weeks) ended July 30, 2005 were $309.1 million, an increase of 14 percent over total sales of $272.2 million for the second quarter (13 weeks) ended July 31, 2004. Earnings per diluted share increased 27 percent to $0.28 compared to $0.22 per diluted share for the second quarter of fiscal 2004. Same-store sales increased 3.2 percent for the comparable thirteen-week period ended July 30, 2005.
Portrush Petroleum Corp.
Portrush Petroleum to Drill Deep Well at Mission River
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Portrush Petroleum Corporation (OTCBB:PRRPF) (TSX-V:PSH) has been advised that the operator has signed a contract to drill a deep well to approximately 10,000 feet on its Mission River project in Texas. It is estimated drilling will commence in mid October.
Sun New Media Inc.
SE Global Files Proxy Circular
DIAMOND BAR, Calif., Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SE Global Equities Corp. (OTCBB:SEGB) ("SEG") reports that the company has filed a Form 14A Proxy Circular with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding its transaction with China based Sun Media Investment Holdings Limited ("SMIH") as reported on Form 8-K and related press release on July 21, 2005.
Penn's Landing Corporation
11th Annual Sippin' by the River at Penn's Landing Features Fine Wines and Beers, Gourmet Food, Tutored Tastings, and Live Entertainment
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The eleventh annual Sippin' by the River outdoor wine and beer tasting festival will take place on Sunday, September 25, from 1 to 5 p.m., rain or shine, on Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, Columbus Boulevard at Spring Garden Street, in Philadelphia.
Visiphor Announces Quarterly Results, Year-to-Date Revenue Exceeds 2004 Total Revenue
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Visiphor Corporation ("Visiphor") (OTCBB:VISRF); (TSX-V:VIS); (XETRA:IGYA) announced today that its revenues for the first six months were $1,245,248, an increase of 106% over the previous year's period of $603,140 and an increase of 20% over the 2004 revenues for the entire year of $1,032,970. In addition, as of June 30, 2005 Visiphor has recorded deferred revenues of $671,578, which consist of cash received in advance of completion of projects currently in progress. The revenues plus the deferred revenue represent combined sales of $1,916,826 for the year-to-date. Visiphor has also received orders totaling an additional $1,900,000 that are not recorded in the financial statements at June 30, 2005. Consequently, Visiphor expects that revenues will increase in the final two quarters of 2005 when compared to the final two quarters of 2004 and will continue to increase as the company's new products and solutions continue to gain increasing customer acceptance.
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
Implats settles with NUM and UASA
NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Implats (JSE:IMP) (LSE:IPLA) (Pink Sheets:IMPUY) (Pink Sheets:IMPAF) confirms that it has reached and signed an agreement with National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and United Associations of South Africa (UASA) with respect to wages and other issues. The two-year agreement provides for: