[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 31.07.14 -- The unrivalled collection of newspapers held by the British Libraryhave been trawled by journalist and author Rona Levin for a book which brings together some of the strangest human-interest stories written in newspapers. Levin's eclectic selection spans two centuries of writing, finding stories that gripped the nation up to 285 years ago.
[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 30.07.14 -- In recent weeks the world has witnessed several truly horrific air disasters. Many hundreds of innocent people have now been killed simply by taking an aeroplane flight. Time and again, press agencies around the world have carried information on yet another air catastrophe as one disaster has followed another.
[PRESSWIRE] London, UK - 29.07.2014 -- To coincide with the global economic mega-trend and the launch of their Singapore operations, the Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management today announce a new 'Six-Month Global Trader Mentoring Programme' that includes an Asian twist.
The Institute's Six-Month Global Trader Mentoring Programme is open to all Retail Traders, globally, and includes full trader coaching on a weekly basis with Institute Managing Partner, Anton Kreil.
[PRESSWIRE] LONDON - 28.07.14 - A global survey of more than 3,000 businesses in 40 countries finds only 23% of those surveyed think the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action Plan is likely to be successful.
[PRESSWIRE] REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - 28.07.14 - PaxVax, Inc., a specialty vaccine company focused on travel and biodefense, today announced that it has closed up to $50 million in secured debt financing from an investment fund managed by Pharmakon Advisors and $12 million in an extension on its Series B preferred stock.
[PRESSWIRE] TAINAN, Taiwan - 28.07.14 - National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, announced the official launch of NCKU Comprehensive University Business Entrepreneurship (NCKU CUBE) at a press conference in Taipei on July 20.
NCKU, with great collaboration efforts across academia and industry, has set up NCKU CUBE, an entrepreneur initiative, to provide necessary support and resources students need to build enterprise solution and grow their business.
[PRESSWIRE] TOKYO - 28.07.14 - First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), the leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions, and XSOL Co., Ltd., a leading distributor and integrator of solar systems in Japan, today announced that they have signed an agreement to supply First Solar’s cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin film modules in Japan. The agreement targets installation of 100 megawatts (MW)DC per year.
[PRESSWIRE] TOKYO - 28.07.14 - Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the launch of a brushed motor  pre-driver IC for automotive applications, TB9052FNG. Sample shipments will start in August, with mass production scheduled to start in March, 2015.
[PRESSWIRE] Beijing, China - 25.07.14 - Running for its 24th year with full backing from China's Air Navigation Service provider (ATMB) and China's Aviation Regulator (CAAC), ATC Global will facilitate business partnerships and knowledge sharing between colleagues from over 100 countries, at the same time delivering an in-depth and varied educational programme offering cross-industry perspectives and the opportunity for vigorous discussion and debate.