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Port of Houston Authority
Photo Release -- Port Authority's Bayport Project Receives Water Quality Certification
HOUSTON, Dec. 17,2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) today welcomed the announcement by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) that the Bayport Container and Cruise Terminal project has received certification under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act. The TCEQ's announcement follows last week's release of the U.S. Army Corps' record of decision (ROD) recommending approval of a permit for the Bayport project.
Electrolux Holds 5.0% of Own Shares
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Electrolux repurchased 400,000 own shares of series-B, at an average price of SEK 152.59. After this transaction, the Company holds 16,323,872 own B-shares, corresponding to 5.0% of the share capital and 3.9% of the voting rights.
CDMA Development Group
Success of CDMA2000 Technology in The Americas Examined at 2003 CDMA Americas Congress
COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- More than 1000 wireless professionals from the pan-American region attended the eighth annual CDMA Americas Congress in Miami to learn about the latest developments of CDMA2000(r). Organized by the CDMA Development Group (CDG) in conjunction with the Institute for International Research (IIR), the conference stated the case for continuing the advancement of CDMA2000 as a wireless solution to provide increased speed and flexibility for voice and data services within the Americas. Participants included operators, vendors and content providers from around the world, with a significant increase in Latin American attendance, demonstrating growing interest in CDMA2000 in the region.
MTG to Deregister and Delist from Nasdaq
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB ("MTG"), the international media group, today announced that it will file a certification and notice of termination with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for voluntary deregistration under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, of MTG's American Depositary Shares (ADS's) after the close of trading on Wednesday, 31 December 2003. MTG's reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act will be suspended at the time of the filing of the certification and notice of termination. In connection with the deregistration of the ADSs, MTG will delist its ADSs from the Nasdaq National Market with effect from the close of trading on Wednesday, 31 December 2003.