swire


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swire

(swaɪə)
n
(Physical Geography) Scot and Northern English a neck, or depression, between two hills
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Swire joined the Swire group in 1997, and has worked in Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai, Xiamen and London.
An architectural firm working with Swire filed documents and blueprints with the city of Eugene proposing a building addition of an undisclosed size, plus improvements to the existing interior.
Swire is also expected to welcome the Sri Lankan government's commitment to reconciliation and strengthening democracy since the end of its civil war, as well as progress made so far.
Within Asia, Swire's activities come under the group's publicly quoted arm, Swire Pacific Limited.
Writing as chair of the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103 group, she said: "We do not support this petition nor do we support the position of the UK family member, Dr Jim Swire, and those with whom he stands on this matter.
But Mary Kay Stratis, widow of US victim Elia Stratis, wrote to the body, saying: "Justice was done in the Scottish judgment and the appeal - it is past time for Dr Swire and the Megrahi supporters to end their disgraceful and expensive campaign.
In a press release issued in London, the Foreign Office said the visit, the second for Swire in 13 months, indicates the commitment of the United Kingdom to improve the situation of human rights in Myanmar, support the racial peace process and coerce for making progress in the State of Rakin.
Roy Burrell, UK director and general manager of Swire Oilfield Services, said: We have identified a growing demand for high quality wire rope, slings and products and lifting equipment inspection services as well as reliable supply hire and maintenance of lifting equipment and accessories, specifically in areas such as the North Sea.
Swire, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Albert del Rosario, expressed the admiration of the government of United Kingdom of how Aquino managed to pacify the clash between the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the government troops.
Guangdong Swire is a joint venture between John Swire & Sons Pry and Guangdong Foodstuffs, which holds the remaining 40% interest, and was established in June of 2008.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-February 21, 2012--HSBC, JPMorgan to help Swire Pacific with USD bond offer(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.