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Encysive Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Encysive Pharmaceuticals Previews European Union Activities for 2007
HOUSTON, May 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Encysive Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq:ENCY) and Encysive (UK) Limited, the Company's European operations, today announced plans to participate in three European medical conferences during 2007. The Company will also provide educational funding to two rheumatology-related organizations in order to further advance its commitment to scientific research and medical education for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and related diseases.
International Association of Ports and Harbors
World Ports Conference off to a Productive Start
HOUSTON, April 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The world's maritime leaders were urged to confront the challenges of a growing global economy at Monday's opening session of the 25th International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) World Ports Conference being held at the Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel. In his keynote address to IAPH delegates, Captain Nicola Arena, the Chairman and CEO of Mediterranean Shipping Co. (USA), spoke about the vision and courage required if ports and shippers intend to meet the increasing demands of international trade.
Oritani Financial Corp.
Oritani Financial Corp. Announces Quarterly Results
TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, N.J., April 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Oritani Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:ORIT) (the "Company"), the holding company for Oritani Savings Bank (the "Bank"), reported a net loss of $1.1 million, or $0.09 per share, for the three months ended March 31, 2007, as compared to net income of $2.2 million for the corresponding 2006 period. The Company also reported net income of $3.3 million for the nine months ended March 31, 2007, as compared to net income of $6.1 million for the corresponding 2006 period.