latest news releases from the newsroom
China Direct Trading Corp.
China Direct Trading Corp. Expects Record Third Quarter
DAVIE, Fla., Aug. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- China Direct Trading Corporation's (OTCBB:CHDT) wholly-owned subsidiary Souvenir Direct Inc. expects a record third quarter as sales for it's Christmas item called Hand Bells are brisk. The company is booking orders for it's hot new electronic Christmas ornaments, which sell for $11 and $15 dollars a unit. The Christmas item and pricing information can be seen on the company's homepage at www.chinadirecttradingco.com
Independence Air Takes Off with Neoware Thin Client Appliances and Software
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Aug. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware Systems Inc. (Nasdaq:NWRE), the leading supplier of award-winning software, services, and appliances for thin client computing, today announced that low-fare airline Independence Air has standardized on Neoware thin client appliances for customer check-in at airport locations throughout the United States.
Encysive Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Encysive Announces Departure of Board Member
HOUSTON, Aug. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Encysive Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:ENCY) today announced that William R. Ringo resigned from the Company's Board of Directors following his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of Abgenix, Inc. Mr. Ringo has served as a member of the Board since October of 2001. His departure reduces the number of directors to 10.
Head N.V.: Conference Call to Discuss the Second Quarter Results for 2004
ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, Aug. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Head Chairman and CEO Johan Eliasch will host a conference call on Thursday August 12th 2004 at 15:00 London time (10:00 New York). He will be joined by Ralf Bernhart, Chief Financial Officer and Clare Vincent, Head of Investor Relations. They will discuss Head's results for the three and six month periods ending 30 June 2004.
Autoliv to Produce Steering Wheels in China
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, is establishing a steering wheel production facility. It will be Autoliv's 10th steering wheel plant.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Photo Release -- Laura Bush Christens Texas Submarine at Northrop Grumman
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 31, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Newport News sector celebrated today its first submarine christening in nearly a decade when Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States and the ship's sponsor, broke a bottle of American-made sparkling wine across the hull of the Virginia-class submarine Texas (SSN 775). As she performed this time-tested toast, she said, "I christen thee United States Ship Texas. May God bless all who sail her."
WWE Superstar Diva Trish Stratus Private Cover Photo Shoot This Saturday In L.A.
LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Famed cover girl, fitness model turned WWE Superstar Diva, Trish Stratus, will be doing a private photo shoot on Saturday, July 31, for the cover of fitness' preeminent magazine, "Oxygen," for its December issue. This featured article will also include Trish's regimen as she prepares for the WWE Pay-Per-View - Survivor Series on November 14, 2004 in Cleveland, Ohio. Trish is famous for her international covers of Musclemag, Ironman, American Curves, American Health & Fitness, Raw Report, just to name a few.