U.S. Agriculture Praises Senate Letter Urging Administration to Make Greater Strides to Protect Common Food and Wine Terms

ARLINGTON, Va., July 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A diverse range of farm and agricultural industries is praising a bipartisan Senate letter sent today to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue urging stronger international safeguards to protect U.S. exporters using common food and wine terms. Sens. John Thune (R-SD), […]

European Commission clears Alstom’s acquisition of Bombardier Transportation

MONTRÉAL, July 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) and Alstom welcome the European Commission’s decision for conditional clearance of the proposed acquisition of Bombardier Transportation by Alstom. The Commission’s approval for the transaction is conditional on certain proposed engagements that consist of: A transfer of Bombardier Transportation’s contribution to the V300 ZEFIRO very […]

Philips responds to Congressional report

July 31, 2020 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has received the report from the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy and is providing an initial response. In April, 2020, Philips received a letter from the subcommittee, […]

Thaksin gets 5 years for illegal shareholding and excise cut for mobile operators

Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty, by the Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Holders of Political Posts, for illegally owning shares in phone companies with Government concessions and for conflict of interest by changing concession fees and excise taxes to benefit his family-owned […]

Election results may be delayed — but not because of fraud

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night. But that doesn’t mean the results will be flawed or fraudulent, as President Donald Trump suggested on Thursday. Trump, seeking to already undermine the results of an election he could lose, demanded […]

Nok Air determined to carry on after filing court rehabilitation plan

Nok Air chairman Prasert Boonsamphan has assured that the Thai airline is determined to carry on operating, after the Central Bankruptcy Court accepted the company’s business rehabilitation plan yesterday. He told the media today that the filing of the plan is the best way for the company to resolve its liquidity problem, under the supervision […]