Day: September 14, 2018

E-Commerce Is Accelerating the Rise of a Common Southeast Asian Consumer Market

By Accelerating Digital Integration and Reaching the Region’s Swelling Pool of Middle-Class and Affluent Consumers, ASEAN’s Internet Economy Is Expected to Grow to $88 billion by 2025, a new BCG Report Projects SINGAPORE, Sept. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The rapid spread of e-commerce and embrace of digital technologies are binding together the economies of the ten members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations into one of the world’s largest emerging consumer markets, helping fulfill a decades-old aspiration of the region’s leaders. This is among the key findings of a report titled How the Digital Revolution Is Integrating Southeast

Early Warning News Release

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Millrock Resources Inc. (“Millrock” or the “Company”) announces that it acquired ownership of and control over 7,823,417 common shares (each, a “Sojourn Share”) in the capital of Sojourn Exploration Inc. (“Sojourn”) of Suite 2300 – 1177 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6E 2K3.  Sojourn issued 7,823,417 Sojourn Shares to the Company in consideration for the sale by the Company to Sojourn of the Company’s Todd Creek, Willoughby and Oweegee Dome projects (the “Projects”) pursuant to the terms of a mineral property purchase agreement dated August 8, 2018 between the Company

Faircourt Asset Management Inc. Announces September Distributions

This press release is not for distribution in the United States or over United States wire services. TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Faircourt Asset Management Inc., as Manager of the Faircourt Funds (TSX:FGX), (TSX:FCS.UN), is pleased to announce the monthly distributions payable on the Shares and Trust Units of the below listed Funds.       Faircourt Funds Trading Symbol Distribution Amount (per share/unit) Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Payable Date Faircourt Gold Income Corp. FGX $0.024 September 27, 2018 September 28, 2018 October 15, 2018 Faircourt Split Trust FCS.UN $0.06 September 27, 2018 September 28, 2018 October 4, 2018

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. – SBGI

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of  Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (“Sinclair” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SBGI).   Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980. The investigation concerns whether Sinclair and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.  [Click here to join a class action] On July 26, 2018, post-market, the Wall Street Journal reported that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether Sinclair, Tribune Media Company, and other independent television station owners

Levon Resources Announces AGM Results

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Levon Resources Ltd. (“Levon” or “the Company”) (TSX Symbol: LVN; OTCQX: LVNVF) is pleased to announce that the nominees listed in the management information circular dated August 14, 2018 were elected as directors of the Company at the annual general meeting of shareholders of the Company (the “Meeting”) held on September 14, 2018. At the Meeting, the shareholders also approved setting the number of directors at five and the appointment of the Company’s auditors. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors are as follows:   Votes For %

Hacker Noon Names ICOBox the Top ICO PR Firm in the World

Hacker Noon has once again tagged ICOBox as its first choice in a recently released list of top 21 picks for ICO marketing and PR firms around the world. Gerogetown, Cayam Islands, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hacker Noon has once again tagged ICOBox as its first choice in a recently released list of top 21 picks for ICO marketing and PR firms around the world. This marks the second time in a year that the online journal has bestowed the top spot to the blockchain growth promoter and business facilitator. ICOBox is joined by an impressive group of

Wabtec Issues Statement Regarding Planned Merger With GE Transportation

WILMERDING, Pa., Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today issued the following statement regarding its planned merger with GE Transportation: “The company continues to make progress in its planned merger with GE Transportation, including today the successful execution and settlement of $500 million of three-year Floating Rate Notes and $2 billion of five-year and 10-year Senior Notes to fund a majority of the cash requirements for the transaction.  Wabtec expects the transaction to be completed by early 2019.  The company affirms the material financial aspects of the transaction announced in May, including GE Transportation’s estimated adjusted

Eurocontrol Announces Update on Operational Changes and Sale of Discontinued Subsidiaries

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eurocontrol Technics Group Inc. (TSX Venture: EUO; OTCQB: EUCTF) (“Eurocontrol” or the “Company”), announces that it has entered into a share purchase agreement (the “Agreement”) with DYG Holdings Ltd. (the “Purchaser”), pursuant to which the Company has agreed to sell all of the shares of its Israeli subsidiaries to the Purchaser representing a sale of all of the Company’s former operating business.  The Company entered into the Agreement in order to complete its previously announced process of winding up its operations in Israel in an efficient manner as disclosed in press releases of

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announces That Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against OPKO Health, Inc. (OPK) and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. announces that class action lawsuits have been filed in the U.S. District Courts of New Jersey and the Southern District of Florida on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired OPKO Health, Inc. (OPK) securities between September 26, 2013 through September 7, 2018 (the “Class Period”).   The complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) OPKO and its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Phillip Frost, were engaged in a pump-and-dump scheme with

Millrock Announces Cancelation of Agreement on Lithium Brine Project, New Mexico, USA

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Millrock Resources Inc. (TSX-V: MRO, OTCQX: MLRKF) (“Millrock”) announces that the purchase and sale agreement concerning the company’s Lordsburg lithium project has been canceled. The transaction was described in the Company’s prior press release dated June 21, 2018. The agreement with Nevada-registered Xinda International Corp (OTC: XNDA, “Xinda”) required that Xinda make a cash payment to Millrock and maintain the claims in good standing. Xinda was unable to raise needed financing and the agreement was therefore canceled. Millrock has retained the claims. The Lordsburg lithium brine project is located in southern

TransGlobe Energy Corporation Announces Director/PDMR Shareholding

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TransGlobe Energy Corporation (“TransGlobe” or the “Company”) announces that it was notified on September 14th, 2018 that on the same day Robert G. Jennings, Fred Dyment, Susan MacKenzie, Robert MacDougall, David Cook, Matt Brister and Steven Sinclair, all Independent Directors received Deferred Share Units (“DSUs”) relating to the payment of the dividend as follows:   Director Number of DSUs granted PriceGranted($Cdn) Number of DSUs held following the transaction % of Company’s issued share capital held Robert Jennings 1,523 $4.90 165,434 DSUs are settled in cash and have no effect on share capital Fred

Early Warning News Release of Invidx Corp.

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Invidx Corp. (“Invidx”), a company controlled by Lorna Samsoondar, the President and director of the Company, announces that it has disposed of 427,500 common shares of Relay Medical Corp., formerly ChroMedX Corp (the “Company” or “Relay”) through the facilities of the Canadian Securities Exchange between July 6, 2018 and August 27, 2018. Prior to this disposition, Invidx held 19,367,052 common shares of Relay. There are currently approximately 113,187,190 common shares of Relay issued and outstanding. Invidx has ownership over an aggregate of 18,939,552 common shares of the Company on an undiluted basis, representing

Call to Climate Action: Today and Tomorrow, New-Generation Diesel Technology Reduces GHG Emissions

Adoption of the newest diesel technologies delivers immediate, significant emissions reductions and climate benefits SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As the Global Climate Action Summit concludes in San Francisco, the emphasis will be on commitments and actions communities, cities, states and countries can take to tackle the climate challenge. The Diesel Technology Forum encourages the world’s leaders to embrace ALL greenhouse-gas-reducing technologies and consider policies that increase the adoption of the latest diesel engines, vehicles and equipment, which are proven to accelerate emissions reductions and carbon-cutting climate benefits. “The diversity of economic and energy needs around the

Alaris Royalty Corp. Commits to Fund Up to US$91 Million to a New Partner and Contributes US$7 Million to Accscient

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES.  FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF UNITED STATES SECURITIES LAW. CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alaris Royalty Corp. (“Alaris” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: AD) is pleased to announce that it has contributed US$46,000,000 (the “BCC Contribution”) to a new partner, Body Contour Centers, LLC (“BCC”), and has committed to contributing an additional US$45,000,000 (the “Additional BCC Contributions”) to BCC in two future tranches dependent on BCC achieving certain financial targets.  The Corporation is also pleased to announce a follow-on contribution of US$7,000,000 (the “Accscient Contribution”)

Verizon offers free calling, text and data for Massachusetts customers impacted by fires

$25K relief donation to The Lawrence Emergency Fund; Speed caps restrictions lifted for over a dozen first responder agencies BOSTON, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For our customers in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover dealing with recent fires and evacuations, Verizon Wireless is saying “We’ve Got Your Back.” From September 14 through September 17, Verizon is providing free calling, texting and data to its postpaid and prepaid customers who reside in impacted communities. Verizon Foundation is making a $25,000 donation to The Lawrence Emergency Fund established by the Essex County Community Foundation to assist relief efforts for those affected

Werner Enterprises Unveils Second Race for the Cure Truck

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, in collaboration with Daimler Trucks North America, is pleased to unveil its second Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure truck, raising awareness for breast cancer, in a presentation at its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, on Friday, Sept. 14, to coincide with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Werner’s President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers presented the keys to the specially wrapped 2019 Freightliner Cascadia to professional driver and ambassador Shannon Palmer. “We’re honored to have a second truck in our

Cartier Iron Announces Financing

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cartier Iron Corporation (CSE: CFE) (“Cartier Iron”), is pleased to announce that it is proceeding with a non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) of 2,000,000 flow-through units of Cartier Iron at a price of $0.10 per unit (“F-T Units”) for proceeds of $200,000 and 5,000,000 non-flow-through units of Cartier Iron at a price of $0.08 per unit (“Units”) for additional proceeds of $400,000. Each F-T Unit will consist of one common share in the capital of Cartier Iron (a “Common Share”) to be issued on a “flow-through” basis under the Income Tax Act

iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS+Cellular) arrive at TELUS on Friday, September 21

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TELUS today announced it will offer the most advanced iPhones ever, iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular), beautifully redesigned with breakthrough communication, fitness and health capabilities. Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max beginning today at and TELUS stores, and all will be available in stores starting on Friday, September 21. For complete pricing details, please visit iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max are the most advanced iPhones ever, taking the vision for the future of the smartphone

North American Palladium Comments on Inquest into Miner's Death

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — North American Palladium Ltd. (“NAP” or “the Company”) issues the following statement on the conclusion of the coroner’s inquest into the 2014 death of Pascal Goulet, an employee of the Company who died while working at Lac des Iles mine. “Everyone at NAP was impacted by the death of Pascal Goulet. We continue to extend our condolences to Melanie Goulet and the entire Goulet family, whose lives have been altered forever as a result of this tragic event. We will always mourn the loss of one of our own. None of our employees

Alder BioPharmaceuticals® Reports Inducement Grant Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALDR), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of migraine, today reported that the Compensation Committee of Alder’s Board of Directors granted a non-qualified stock option to purchase an aggregate of 40,000 shares of Alder’s common stock to a new employee under Alder’s 2018 Inducement Award Plan, effective September 12, 2018. The stock option will vest with respect to 25% of the shares underlying the option one year after the employee’s employment start date and the remaining 75% of the shares underlying the