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News of China, Inc.
News of China, Inc.'s New China Subsidiary Begins Operation
MONTREAL, Aug. 28, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- News of China Inc. (OTCBB:NWCH), an online financial media for researching China-based publicly traded companies, today announced the completion of the registration with the local Commerce and Industry Bureau for the new subsidiary in Beijing, China. The new subsidiary will act as a regional center for the company's consulting business.
ChinaCast Education Corporation
ChinaCast Education Corporation Opens Eight Daily English Language Training Centers in Beijing
BEIJING, Aug. 28, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- ChinaCast Education Corporation (OTCBB:CEUC), one of China's leading e-learning and training services providers to educational institutions, government agencies and corporate enterprises, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, ChinaCast Language Training Education Technology Limited ("CLET"), recently established eight Daily English language training centers in Beijing to provide high-end conversational English language training courses to adults and corporate customers.
Aquila and Black Hills Corporation Announce Receipt of Antitrust Clearance
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 28, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aquila, Inc (NYSE:ILA) and Black Hills Corporation (NYSE:BKH) today announced that they have been advised by the Federal Trade Commission that it has granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended ("HSR"), in connection with the previously announced agreement for Black Hills to acquire Aquila's electric generation and distribution properties in Colorado and its natural gas distribution properties in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska.
U.S. Mine Makers, Inc.
Nitro Lube Canada, Inc. Adds New Distributor and Projects $1.8 Million in Sales
LANGLEY, British Columbia, Aug. 28, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Nitro Lube, Inc. (Pink Sheets:NLUB) today announced that Nitro Lube Canada, Inc. has added SMI Industrial Electronics (http://www.smi-elec.com/) of Langley, BC as it's newest distributor. Jason Rite, CEO of Nitro Lube Canada stated, "Adding another quality company like SMI Industrial Electronics to our distinguished and growing list of customers will have a tremendous impact on Nitro Lube Canada's sales." Rite added, "Indications of future and current order status from our customer list leads me to project sales of approximately US$1.8 million over the next four quarters. These customers include SMI Industrial Electronics, Performance Parts Center, Raider Hansen (http://www.raiderhansen.com/), Colt Cams (http://www.coltcams.com/), Hot Rod Corner (http://hotrodcorner.com/) and the eighty retail locations of Lordco Auto Parts (http://www.lordco.com/)."