Philip Morris Limited Comments on Australian High Court Decision on Plain Packaging for Tobacco Products

AsiaNet 50339MELBOURNE, Aug 15, 2012/Medianet International-AsiaNet/AsiaNet Pakistan/–The Australian High Court today ruled in favor of the government in the challenges brought by tobacco companies finding that the plain packaging legislation did not violate the Australian Constitution. The key issue before the court was whether, under the Constitution, plain packaging is an ‘acquisition of property’, which includes a corresponding benefit to the government.The court today announced its ruling but has not…

Marketwire Introduces Global Access to International English Language Online Media

The Global Market Maker offers an English only, web only option for worldwide distribution including unlimited text and multimedia contentTORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire/AsiaNet Pakistan – Aug. 13, 2012) – English is the global language of business, finance and trade and while many businesses understand the importance of reaching international audiences with their news, costs can be prohibitive.The Marketwire Global Market Maker newsline is specifically designed to provide global distribution helping clients send…

McGraw University Students Unite for the Collaborative Project Against Illiteracy

McGraw University Students Reiterate Their Commitment for the Digital Coursework and Highlight the Need for a More Involving, Highly Engaging Study Through the Online Networks ARLINGTON, TX–(Marketwire/AsiaNet Pakistan – August 14, 2012) – Owing to the upsurge in the world illiteracy levels for the year 2012, the students at McGraw University stage up a collaborative project whereby they shall be highlighting various factors that have been contributing to the increasing…

طلاب جامعة McGraw يتحدون من أجل المشروع التعاوني لمكافحة الأمية

طلاب جامعة McGraw يجددون التزامهم بتقديم دورات عمل رقمية والتركيز على الاهتمام بمزيد من الدراسة عن طريق المشاركة، والتفاعل عبر شبكات الإنترنتآرلينجتون، تكساس – (Marketwire/AsiaNet Pakistan- 14 أغسطس 2012) – نظرًا لارتفاع مستويات الأمية في العالم خلال العام 2012، فقد قرر الطلاب في جامعة McGraw تدشين مشروع تعاوني يقومون من خلاله بالاهتمام بعوامل مختلفة تساهم في زيادة مستويات محو الأمية في العالم وكيفامتدت هذه المستوياتمنخلالالسيناريوالاقتصاديلبعضالدولالأكثرثراءفيأنحاءالعالم،بمافيذلكالولاياتالمتحدة.ومن بين الأسباب العديدة التي تساهم…

RAK Ruler receives well wishers

Ras Al Khaimah: Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah HH Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi received at the Dheit Palace on Saturday, the well wishers who called on the Ruler to congratulate him on the occasion of the graduation of his son Sheikh Ahmed from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi was…

Cabinet expresses pride at nationwide zeal in supporting prudent leadership of Sheikh Khalifa

ABU DHABI: The UAE cabinet expressed today its pride at the support shown by people from all parts of the country for the prudent leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at their adherence to the Union, its foundations, its institutions and the Constitution, and their absolute and unwavering faith that the only loyalty that is acceptable is loyalty to the motherland. The Cabinet also expressed…

Abu Dhabi Govt employees’ August salaries to be paid nest Tue

ABU DHABI: The salaries of all employees of the departments of the government of Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Police, the General Command of the Armed Forces and Abu Dhabi Police as well as the Armed Forces and Police pensioners, for the current month will be paid before Eid Al Fitr, a source at the Abu Dhabi Finance Department stated. The payrolls will be transferred to the banks on Tuesday 14…