Banking/Financial Service

Marcum LLP and Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP Merge China Practices

Combined Firm to Be Only PCAOB-Reviewed Middle-Market Accounting Firm with Significant, on-the-Ground Resources in China   NEW YORK and BEIJING, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Marcum LLP, one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, and Bernstein...

2010-12-13 08:00 869

OIL Insurance Limited: Standard and Poor's Affirms Financial Credit Rating of A- "Strong" With Stable Outlook

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec.10, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Oil Insurance Limited (OIL) announced today that Standard and Poor's has affirmed OIL's financial rating of A- "Strong" with a Stable Outlook. "The insurer financial strength rating on the Bermuda-based Oil Insurance Ltd. (OIL) is based on OIL's v...

2010-12-11 02:05 1669

China Dongxiang Appoints Mr. Hon Ping Cho, Terence as CFO

HONG KONG, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The leading international fashion sportswear brand enterprise in the PRC, China Dongxiang (Group) Co, Ltd ("China Dongxiang" or "the Company"; stock code: 3818, together with its subsidiaries the "Group") announced the appointment of Mr. Hon Ping Cho, Te...

2010-12-10 20:14 1958

China Mobile and PetroChina Win Most Plaudits for Investor Relations

HONG KONG, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chinese heavyweights China Mobile and PetroChina won big at IR Magazine Greater China Awards held in Hong Kong yesterday, picking up four awards each. China Mobile walked away with the grand prix for the best overall IR by a Hong Kong-listed compan...

2010-12-10 22:00 1224

Guy Carpenter Granted Broking License in China

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, the leading global risk and reinsurance specialist and a member of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), today announced that it has been awarded the Wholly-Owned Foreign Enterprise (WOFE) broking license by the China Insura...

2010-12-09 16:57 2255

NASDAQ Panel Grants FUQI International's Request for Continued Listing

SHENZHEN, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- FUQI International, Inc. (Nasdaq: FUQI) today announced that a NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel (the "Panel") has granted the Company's request for an extension of time, as permitted under NASDAQ's Listing Rules, to comply with the timely filing requir...

2010-12-10 21:30 1152

Guangdong Development Bank Chooses Experian to Grow Its Credit Card Business in China

BEIJING, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Experian(R), the global information services company, has been appointed by Guangdong Development Bank (GDB) in China to help support the management and growth of its credit card business and the implementation of its retail credit strategies. GDB will dep...

2010-12-13 10:00 1208

Critical Insider Trade Alerts for Wells Fargo & Company, Las Vegas Sands, American International Group, Exxon Mobil, CVS Caremark, & Entropic

VANCOUVER, Canada, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Insiderslab.com issues new research reports that highlight large insider trades found in for Wells Fargo & Company, Las Vegas Sands, American International Group, Exxon Mobil, CVS Caremark, & Entropic. Insiders refer to company Top Executive O...

2010-12-10 23:00 662

Camelot Information Systems Inc. Announces Pricing of Follow-on Public Offering

BEIJING, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Camelot Information Systems Inc. ("Camelot" or the "Company") (NYSE: CIS), a leading domestic provider of enterprise application services and financial industry information technology services in China, today announced that its follow-on public o...

2010-12-10 12:55 836

OMNOVA Solutions Completes Acquisition of ELIOKEM From AXA Private Equity

FAIRLAWN, Ohio, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ --   -- The acquisition creates larger, more diverse global specialty chemical and functional surfaces company with sales over US$1 billion and Adjusted EBITDA of approximately US$129 million, based on last twelve months through August 2010.   -- S...

2010-12-10 05:15 1465

Microfinance Models Must Evolve to Support Healthy Outreach and Development of a Broad Range of Financial Services, CGAP

Crisis in Andhra Pradesh highlights importance of effective controls WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- In the midst of the microfinance crisis in the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh, CGAP CEO Tilman Ehrbeck has called for the microfinance delivery model to evolve to support healthy grow...

2010-12-10 01:25 1099

China All Access Develops the Emergency Satellite Mobile Command Centre System

Successfully Applies in Fire Departments in China with World's Leading Know-how HONG KONG, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China All Access (Holdings) Limited ("China All Access" or the "Company", HKEx Stock Code: 633), an integrated information communication application solution provider and a...

2010-12-09 20:01 882

NetDimensions' 'Is the LMS Dead?' Webinar Answers Why Learning Management Systems Need to Evolve

HONG KONG, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NetDimensions (London Stock Exchange AIM: NETD), a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management systems( http://www.netdimensions.com/products/lms.php ), recently hosted a well-attended webinar on the role of the LMS in today's organi...

2010-12-09 18:13 1103

Fidelity Investment Managers 2011 Market Outlook - Asia Pacific

HONG KONG, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ --   -- Continue to see strong growth and balance sheet opportunities in Asia   -- More money likely to flow to Asia and Asian equities with authorities implementing control measures   -- Rising demand within Asia likely to lead to good performance of ...

2010-12-09 13:00 825

CoreNet Global Announces Dates and Location for its 2011 Asia Summit

The region's most authoritative corporate real estate conference returns to Hong Kong March 22-24, 2011 HONG KONG, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- More than 400 of the world's top real estate experts will meet to discuss the effect that fundamental changes in society are having on corporate rea...

2010-12-08 10:30 1017

International Mining Machinery Holdings Limited Announces Shanxi JV with Shanxi Coal Transportation

HONG KONG, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- International Mining Machinery Holdings Limited ("IMM" or "the Company"; HKEx: 1683), a leading designer and manufacturer of underground longwall coal mining equipment in China, is pleased to announce that IMM has entered an agreement with Shanxi Coal Tra...

2010-12-08 19:39 1277

PTC Earns Prestigious Cisco Authorised Technology Partner Accreditation in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Leading enterprise data management solutions provider PTC System Pte Ltd (PTC) has been awarded the prestigious Authorised Technology Provider (ATP) -- Data Center United Computing Partner accreditation in Singapore by Cisco. PTC is one of three companies...

2010-12-09 12:00 988

MOL AccessPortal Named to Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Companies of Asia Pacific

MOL is highest ranking Malaysian firm and ranked 23rd among Asia Pacific's fastest-growing technology companies for 2010 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- MOL AccessPortal Berhad (MOL), a leading payment service provider for online games, virtual worlds and social network ...

2010-12-09 14:00 836

Regulators Approve Share Transfer of Morgan Stanley's Stake in CICC to TPG, KKR, GIC, and Great Eastern Life

BEIJING, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- KKR, TPG, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte Ltd ("GIC"), and The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited ("Great Eastern Life") have received all required regulatory approvals for the purchase of Morgan Stanley's stake in Chi...

2010-12-08 21:00 1183

China Education Television Association Appointed Mr. Cheng, the Chairman of C Y Foundation as Honorary Director of its Professional Committee

HONG KONG, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- C Y Foundation Group Limited ("C Y Foundation" or the "Group", stock code 1182) is pleased to announce today that the China Education Television Association has appointed Mr. Theodore Cheng Chee Tock ("Mr. Cheng"), Chairman of the Group, as Honorary Direc...

2010-12-08 18:45 1292