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Merck Wins Appeal of First VIOXX Case to go to Trial

  • 29 May 2008

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., May 29, 2008 - Merck & Co., Inc. said today that it is gratified that a Texas appeals court overturned the August 2005 verdict of a state court jury in Brazoria County and rendered a judgment in…


Le Groupe Forrest ouvre ses livres

  • 29 May 2008

Après avoir fait couler encre et salive en fin d’année dernière, en raison des atermoiements du gouvernement pour leur publication, les conclusions de la commission mixte Gouvernement-Société Civile chargée de revisiter les contrats miniers en République Démocratique du Congo ont…


Eli Lilly Adds Support for Drug Transparency Laws

  • 27 May 2008

Amid increasing governmental and professional concerns about payments to physicians by pharmaceutical companies, major drug manufacturer Eli Lilly announced its support for legislation to increase public trust in the healthcare industry. Independent studies have shown a significant financial link between…


GAIN Business Alliance Global Forum – Report

  • 23 May 2008

“Growing GAIN” addressed how to deliver inclusive and sustainable business solutions that improve nutrition, and create a deeper understanding on what the main investment hurdles and constraints are in fighting malnutrition at the global and local level. The 2nd Forum…


Nokia to launch 40 phone models with biodegradable components

  • 21 May 2008

Nokia is planning to launch around 40 new green phone models this year – each comprising biodegradable components that can be easily recycled. Mobile phones are not biodegradable. They contain small amounts of potentially harmful substances such as cadmium, lithium,…


Cisco Systems document cites China censorship goal

  • 20 May 2008

A Senate subcommittee on Tuesday is expected to question a Cisco Systems Inc. executive about an internal 2002 document that includes a reference to censoring "hostiles" in describing the Chinese government's technology position and goals. Representatives from Cisco, Google Inc.…


Clothes giant plans female only store in Saudi Arabia

  • 19 May 2008

H&M, the Swedish retailer, will open the first women-only department store in Saudi Arabia as part of moves to bring more women into the country’s workforce. The store, which will be H&M’s first in the country, will be staffed entirely…

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