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Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental Petroleum Announces 16% Dividend Increase
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.36 per share of common stock for an annual rate of $1.44 per share, compared to the previous annual rate of $1.24. The dividend will be payable on January 15, 2006 to stockholders of record on December 9, 2005. Occidental has paid cash dividends continuously since 1975.
Weida Communications Targets 200 Million Students in China
NEWTOWN, Pa., Oct. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Weida Communications, Inc. (Other OTC:WDAC), a U.S. company providing satellite communications services throughout China, reported today that it has targeted the more than 200 million students in China's colleges and high schools for its satellite TV programming and Internet access services.
Surgery Free Instant Facelift -- Guillot Apothecary Hosts Educational Skin Care Seminars
TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dr. Jennifer Bigelow, chief of dermatology at the Mayo Clinic, created the Inception Masque, which instantly lifts and firms the skin and continues to work in the skin for 30 days. Z Bigatti is one of the most exclusive skin care lines in the world. This revolutionary collection embraces the extensive range of skin concerns facing men and women today. Troy Grossklauss, national director for Z Bigatti and celebrity skin care specialist, will be conducting educational skin care seminars at Guillot Apothecary and Day Spa on October 21st and 22nd. Grossklauss has appeared three times on NBC's Daytime on WFLA in Tampa, Florida to discuss the Z Bigatti skin care collection. Call to reserve your seat at (866) GUILLOT (484-5568), and register for a drawing that will enable one client to have the masque applied at each session. Door prizes, gifts with purchase (valued at $125.00), appetizers and wine will be available at Guillot Apothecary during the seminars.
First Equity Group
StockMarketNewsAlert.com Updates Diamond I Inc.
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Oct. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Diamond I Inc. (OTCBB:DMOI) is new to StockMarketNewsAlert.com. According to D. Baker at First Equity Group, Inc., "The company today announced that in a Letter of Intent, The Palms Resort and Casino, winner of 17 'Best of Las Vegas' Awards, has agreed to continue to develop a working relationship relating to Diamond I's WifiCasino GS(tm) wireless gaming system, which is designed for gaming in public areas in Nevada casinos. Diamond I continues to assure its prospective casino clients of WifiCasino GS 'best-in-breed' status relative to its competitors and that Diamond I will, once appropriate licensing has been obtained, provide product servicing in line with other gaming machine vendors. On that assurance, The Palms stated that it intends to pursue an opportunity with Diamond I residents."