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Directors Guild of America
DGA and AICP Reach Tentative Agreement on Commercial Contract
NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Directors Guild of America and the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) have reached a tentative agreement for a new national commercial contract, DGA President Michael Apted announced today. The existing commercial agreement, which was extended for one additional year, will expire on October 31, 2005. The DGA National Board, which meets in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 24, is expected to review the agreement and determine whether it will be sent to the membership for ratification.
Astris Energi Inc.
Astris Energi VP Marketing to Present at F-Cell 2005 Conference
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Sept. 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Peter K. Nor, P. Eng, MBA, Vice President Marketing and Corporate Development of Astris Energi Inc. ("Astris") (OTCBB:ASRNF), the world's leading alkaline fuel cell (AFC) technology company, is presenting a paper titled "Applications of Low-Cost Alkaline Fuel Cells and Alkaline Fuel Cell Systems" to the f-Cell 2005 conference being held September 26-28 in Stuttgart, Germany.
Crystal Research Associates, LLC
Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview (EIO) on Synthetic Blood International, Inc.
NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crystal Research Associates, LLC announced today that it has issued an Executive Informational Overview(r) (EIO(r)) on Costa Mesa, California-based Synthetic Blood International, Inc. (OTCBB:SYBD). The full 40-page report can be found at www.crystalra.com, or through a link located in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.sybd.com. This report was paid for by Synthetic Blood International, Inc.
Sun New Media Inc.
Sun New Media and SE Global Announce Final Closing
DIAMOND BAR, Calif., Sept. 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sun New Media Inc. (OTCBB:SNMD) ("SNMI" or "Company") reports that it has acquired 100% of the issued and outstanding share capital of Sun New Media Group Ltd. from Shanghai based Sun Media Investment Holdings Ltd. ("SMIH"). The transaction was originally announced by the Company in a press release dated July 21, 2005 and was subsequently approved by a majority of the stockholders of the Company at a stockholders meeting held on September 12, 2005. As a result of the transaction, SMIH and related parties will hold approximately 85.53% of the Company's issued and outstanding share capital. The transaction between the parties closed in escrow with an effective closing date of September 18th, 2005.