Banking/Financial Service

Golden Meditech Announces Financial Year 2008/09 Annual Results

Steady Growth of Core Business Successful Listings of Cord Blood Bank Division and Jointly Controlled Company in the U.S. HONG KONG, June 30 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Golden Meditech Company Limited ("Golden Meditech" or the "Group"; Stock Code: 801.HK), a leading hi-tech medical...

2009-06-30 17:27 628

Global Sources appoints David Gillan Chief Financial Officer

- CFO Eddie Heng retires after almost 16 years of service - HONG KONG, July 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources (Nasdaq: GSOL) names David Gillan as Chief Financial Officer, following the retirement of Eddie Heng. Heng will remain on the board as a director. (Logo: http://...

2009-07-01 12:05 788

An Asia First - New Book: Marketing Professional Services in Asia

HONG KONG, July 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Professional Service Firms are facing increasing competition and pressure to become more client focused and market oriented. For Professional Service Firms (PSFs) in Asia, there has been a dearth of resources on which to base their market strategies, unti...

2009-07-02 11:00 723

TCL Multimedia Records Extraordinary Profits of HK$38.47 Million in the Disposal of Properties in Wuxi

HONG KONG, June 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Limited ("TCL Multimedia", or the "Company", Stock code: 01070), a leading TV manufacturer in China, today is pleased to announce that the disposal of the equity interest in TCL Digital Science and Technology Wuxi Company...

2009-06-29 20:24 521

Claire Kuo Named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Shieh Yih Machinery

Focus will be on Enhancing Shareholder Value, Establishing Strategic Alliances and Developing Business in China, the Company's Main Market KUEISAN HSIANG, June 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shieh Yih Machinery Industrial Co., LTD., (SEYI; Taipei Stock Exchange: 4533), one of the world's leading p...

2009-06-30 13:00 779

Malaysia Airlines Customers Offered Ticket to Professional Workplaces Wherever They Touch Down

*Regus extends Businessworld card membership to Malaysia Airlines Enrich frequent flyers* SHANGHAI, July 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Regus, the world's leading provider of innovative workspace solutions, is offering Businessworld Gold membership to Malaysia Airlines' (MAS) Enrich frequent ...

2009-07-03 13:00 679

Grey Group Asia Pacific Launches Latest 2009 Eye on Asia Study

SINGAPORE, June 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Grey Group Asia Pacific, a leading marketing communications company, today released its latest 2009 Eye on Asia study, which looks at the hopes and dreams of people in 16 countries and regions across the Asia Pacific region. A proprietary initiative...

2009-06-30 16:24 541

Survey Reveals Combating Anti-Money Laundering & Fraud Dominate Financial Institutions Top Priorities

BENSHEIM, Germany, June 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Organizations are spending millions of dollars each year on their compliance programs. However, many senior executives have become frustrated. Despite the high costs involved in implementing compliance programs, they are seeing little business valu...

2009-06-30 11:34 574

Fairtheworld Comments on Trade: China's Baby Cribs Receive Notification, Indicating That Exporters Should Pay High Attention to Certification Standards

HONG KONG, June 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On Jun 26th, the EU Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX) sent nonfictions on China's travelling Baby crib branded "Graco". While on June 9th, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (U.S.) and LaJobi Company jointly declared the implementation o...

2009-06-29 20:00 371

ASE Inc. Entered into a Five-year NT$12bn Syndicated Loan Agreement with 17 Banks

TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 29 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (TAIEX: 2311; NYSE: ASX) signed a syndicated loan agreement with 17 banks. The five-year NT$12bn syndicated loan is led by Citibank, Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank, Bank of Taiwan, Calyon Corporate and...

2009-06-29 19:45 497

Vitasoy Announces 15% Growth in Net Sales Revenue to HK$2,783 million for FY2008/09

Positive Sales Growth Recorded in All Major Markets HONG KONG, June 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Financial Highlights For the year ended 31st March Consolidated ...

2009-06-29 19:06 885

Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited Reports 2008 Year-End Results

HONG KONG, June 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited (Nasdaq: CLWT) today reported financial results for the 12-month period ended December 31, 2008 ("Fiscal 2008"). The Company's revenues for Fiscal 2008 were approximately $31,738,000, an approximate 16% increase ...

2009-06-29 16:00 534

Crown Records Management Korea Launches Web Site

New Web Site Supports Korean Customers in Local Language SEOUL, June 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Crown Records Management, the world's number one private, business information storage company, has launched its new interactive Web site, in Korean: http://crownrms.co.kr . Crown Records Ma...

2009-06-30 10:00 707

Saxo Bank Launches FX Service to Japanese Investors Following Acquisition of Astmax FX Co., Ltd.

TOKYO, July 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Saxo Bank A/S, the online trading and investment specialist, announces today that it has launched its FX service in Japan with the acquisition of Astmax FX Co., Ltd. (Astmax FX). The purchase is approved by relevant regulatory bodies in Denmark and Japan. ...

2009-07-01 13:00 518

AsiaWorld-Expo Continues to Enhance its Position as Asia's Pre-Eminent MICE Venue

6th Sino-International Freight Forwarders Conference brought together top executives from 100 countries and enabled over 20,000 one-on-one meetings HONG KONG, June 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Asia's leading exhibition and convention venue, AsiaWorld-Expo, successfully concluded its most recent ...

2009-06-25 17:37 622

Automobile Giants File For Bankruptcy; Where Are the Down Stream Suppliers Going Next?

HONG KONG, June 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Lear Corporation, one of the world’s largest makers of auto seats, is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as next week, according to a person briefed on the matter. With the restructuring of General Motors and Chrysler, the downstream auto ...

2009-06-26 20:50 433

RICS Global RE Weekly: Singapore Property Price Declines to Ease

HONG KONG, June 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The flash estimate for Singapore residential property prices during the second quarter is released next week. This should confirm that there has been some easing in the pace of property price declines compared to the dramatic fall of 14% seen in Q1. ...

2009-06-26 19:50 530

Johnson Electric Holdings Limited Publishes Annual Report 2009, Circular, Notice of Annual General Meeting and Proxy Form

HONG KONG, June 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Johnson Electric Holdings Limited (HKEx Stock Code: 179; ADR symbol: JELCY) has published its Annual Report 2009, Circular, Notice of Annual General Meeting and Proxy Form. For details, please refer to the link below: Annual Repor...

2009-06-26 17:35 492

Pacific Conferences Organises Crisis Management & Communications Workshop

SINGAPORE and HONG KONG, June 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Pacific Conferences is organising a 2-day Crisis Management & Communications Workshop on 24 - 25 August 2009 and 27 - 28 August 2009 in Singapore & Hong Kong respectively. The workshop is designed to prepare you for possible crisis s...

2009-06-29 09:00 377

Guangshen Railway Files Form 20-F

SHENZHEN, China, June 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Guangshen Railway Company Limited ("Guangshen Railway" or the "Company") (NYSE: GSH; HKEx Share Code: 525; SSE Share Code: 601333) announced today that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008 with the...

2009-06-26 12:40 447