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Millicom International Cellular
Millicom Contributes to Tsunami Relief Efforts in Sri Lanka
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, March 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("Millicom") (Nasdaq Stock Market: MICC, Stockholmsborsen and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: MIC), announces that it, together with its subsidiary Celltel in Sri Lanka, will commit the required funds of at least Rs.180 million (US $1.8m) to rebuild and equip 40 Gramodaya Health Centres, destroyed or damaged by the tsunami which struck the coastal districts of Sri Lanka on December 26th 2004.
World Golf League, Inc.
The WGL to Hold Qualifiers for 2006 Reality Show
ORLANDO, Fla., March 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The World Golf League, Inc. (OTCBB:WGFL) announced today that it will set up a series of qualifiers around the country for 2006 airing of the Million Dollar Reality Series. In addition to the qualifiers, the WGL will use scheduled golf events such as college alumni associations and charity golf events. The qualifiers will be run throughout 2005 and will cost $25.00 per player. The WGL expects to process over 150,000 players through the qualifiers, generating close to $4,000,000 in revenue.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skandia: Two typing errors have been discovered on page 31 in the Q4 2004 results press release, which was released on 28 February 2005.
Gunnebo distributes Annual Report for 2004
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Security group Gunnebo is distributing its Swedish annual report for the 2004 financial year today. It is being sent by post to shareholders who have indicated their wish to have it delivered and to other interested parties. The annual report can also be downloaded from Gunnebo's website at www.gunnebo.se (PDF reader required). It is expected that the English version will be sent out within a fortnight.
Los Angeles World Airports
Jetsgo of Canada Ceases Operations; LAX Advises Passengers To Make Alternative Arrangements Before Arriving at Airport
LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Following an announcement by Jetsgo, a low-fare Canadian airline, that it had ceased operations late Thursday night, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) officials are advising all passengers who have purchased tickets for Jetsgo flights to contact their travel agency or make alternative arrangements BEFORE arriving at LAX. No Jetsgo staff is expected to be available to assist passengers at the airport. Airport officials also report that while this action will greatly inconvenience Jetsgo passengers, it is expected to have minor impact on LAX's operations. Other Canadian and U.S. air carriers at LAX also provide air service to Toronto.
Trelleborg inaugurates new plant in Wuxi, China
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, the Trelleborg Group is inaugurating a newly constructed plant for its Automotive business area in Wuxi in China's expansive Shanghai region. With increased production capacity in this state-of-the-art plant, Trelleborg will now be better able to meet increasing demand from the automotive industry in China.
Skanska to expand refinery in Brazil for SEK 1 billion, USD 153 M
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska has secured an order worth approximately USD 153 M (SEK 1 billion) to build a delayed coking unit at the Petrobras Reduc oil refinery in Brazil. The contract will be included in the order bookings for the first quarter of 2005. The customer is the Brazilian oil company, Petrobras.
Metro International S.A.: Completion of Joint Venture with New York Times Company
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, March 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. ("Metro"), the international newspaper group, today announced that it has completed the joint venture in which The New York Times Company acquires a 49 percent ownership in Metro Boston. The Boston Globe (owned by The New York Times Company) and Metro Boston today began offering joint advertising opportunities to Boston area advertisers seeking to reach a young, active and well-educated audience through both publications.