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Tele2 Launches Fixed Line Operation Throughout Belgium
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB, ("Tele2"), (Nasdaq:TLTOA) (Nasdaq:TLTOB) (Stockholm:TEL2A), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, today begins the national roll-out of its fixed line telephony services in Belgium, after a successful launch in Brussels six months ago.
NCC Sells Property Development Project in Helsinki for SEK 200 Million
SOLNA, Sweden, July 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- NCC Property Development has sold the second phase of the property- development project at Mannerheimvagen, close to central Helsinki. The sales price is approximately SEK 200 million and the purchasers are three trade union organizations. The sale will yield a healthy development gain and will affect NCC's earnings for the second quarter of 2003.
Micronic has Received an Order for a MP80+C Laser Pattern Generator
TABY, Sweden, July 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Micronic Laser Systems AB (Other OTC:MICLF) (Stockholm:MICR), a leading manufacturer of laser pattern generation equipment to the semiconductor and display industries, has received an order for a MP80+C laser pattern generator to Japan. The system is scheduled to be delivered during this year.
Tele2 Launches its Third GSM Network in Russia
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, and NEW YORK, July 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB, ("Tele2"), (Nasdaq:TLTOA) (Nasdaq:TLTOB) (Stockholm:TEL2A and TEL2B), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, today announced that on 30 June, in St Petersburg, it will officially launch its third Russian GSM-network under the Tele2 brand.
Ahold Announces Completion Of All Internal Forensic Accounting Investigations
ZAANDAM, Netherlands, July 01, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold (NYSE:AHO) announced today that all internal forensic accounting investigations at Ahold, its subsidiaries and its joint ventures have been completed. The forensic accountants have identified, for review by Ahold management and the Audit Committee of the Supervisory Board, an approximately additional Euro 73 million of intentional accounting irregularities related to improper purchase accounting. Ahold may be required to reduce pre-tax earnings by this additional amount.