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Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits
Cajun Turkeys From Popeyes(R) Chicken & Biscuits Are Spicing Up This Holiday Season
ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- For most of us, Thanksgiving is a day of family, friends and working over a hot stove. Popeyes(R) Chicken & Biscuits, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFCE), is offering a less grueling alternative to the latter -- flavorful and fully cooked Cajun Turkeys available at participating Popeyes restaurants now through the holiday season. In addition, Popeyes restaurants across the country are taking the opportunity to spread the Thanksgiving spirit in their respective cities.
CDMA Development Group
CDMA2000 Adds a Record 15 Million Users in The Third Quarter
COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org) reported today that the CDMA2000(R) subscriber base surpassed 127 million users in September and is growing at 5 million per month. Driven by the high demand for CDMA2000 services, the CDMA industry as a whole experienced a record growth of 14.3 million new users to end the quarter with 227 million subscribers. With 30 percent annual growth, CDMA continues to outpace other leading technologies.
East Delta Resources Corp.
East Delta Resources Announces Another Potential Acquisition in China
MONTREAL, Nov. 8, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- East Delta Resources Corp. (OTCBB:EDLT) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Amingo Resources Inc. has signed a letter of intent to form a Joint Venture with the Chinese mining company, Huagiao Mining Co. The agreement would give Amingo the right to purchase up to 70% of Huagiao's gold project in Jinping County of Guizhou Province (China). The project consists of a producing gold mine and additional exploration permits covering 10 square kilometres on the northeast side of the existing mine. Precise terms of the acquisition are being negotiated.
Smiths Aerospace Appoints Oliver Towers to Lead Strategy Efforts
LONDON, Nov. 8, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Smiths Aerospace (LSE:SMIN) announces the appointment of Dr. Oliver Towers as the Vice President, Strategy. Oliver is responsible for strategic planning, including market forecasting and analysis. He is based at the London office and reports to Dr. John Ferrie, President of Smiths Aerospace.
Millicom International Cellular
Millicom Signs Second Memorandum of Understanding in Vietnam
NEW YORK, STOCKHOLM, LONDON, BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, Nov. 8, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("Millicom") (Nasdaq:MICC) (Stockholmsborsen:MIC) (Luxembourg:MIC), announces that following today's successful 'Vietnam Day' in Stockholm, its subsidiary Comvik International Vietnam AB (Comvik) has signed a second Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Vietnam Mobile Telephone Services Company (VMS-MobiFone), following on from the initial MOU signed on February 4, 2004.