Banking/Financial Service

Global Social Entrepreneur Award Winner Launches All One Foundation

Winner of the XL Global Social Entrepreneur Of The Year Award launches new foundation to provide healing and support for Cambodian women and children who have suffered sexual abuse SINGAPORE, July 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Dr Lynelle Kerr, winner of the inaugural XL Global Social Entreprene...

2007-07-25 07:00 652

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. To Report Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results on August 6, 2007 US Time

SHANGHAI, China, July 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider of hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, will announce its second quarter 2007 results on Monday, August 6, 2007, US Time after...

2007-07-24 18:30 556

Xinhua Finance/Milken Institute Chinese IPO Indicator Update: IPO Indicator Reaches New High Despite Mainland Market Corrections

SHANGHAI, China, July 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Indicator Change June 2007: 254.3 May 2007: 251.1 Month-to-month change: 1.3% June 2006: 185.8 Year-to-year change: 36.9% (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200701191008.jpg ) Click http://www.xinhuafin...

2007-07-23 20:23 780

CPCNet's MPLS VPN and MSS Businesses Continue to Register Impressive Growth

HONG KONG, July 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong communications and security solution provider, CPCNet Hong Kong Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of CITIC Pacific (SEHK: 267), has reported significant growth in its Virtual Private Network (VPN) business and tremendous customer interest in...

2007-07-19 17:57 747

Global Sources Scheduled to Report Second Quarter 2007 Results on August 9, 2007

NEW YORK, July 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources Ltd. (Nasdaq: GSOL) expects to release results for the second quarter 2007 before the market opens on August 9, 2007. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200703271450.JPG ) Chairman and CEO, Merle A. Hinrichs, is sche...

2007-07-19 15:14 762

Collexis Holdings, Inc. Appoints New Board Members

Chairman Emeritus, Carlyle Group Joins Three Former CEOs COLUMBIA, S.C., July 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Collexis Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CLXS), a leading developer of knowledge discovery software, announced today the appointment of four former CEOs to its board of directors. ...

2007-07-18 16:49 761

German Reform of Company Taxation Turns Germany Into an Increasingly Attractive Location for Chinese Investors

BERLIN, July 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The German government agreed to a reform of company taxation that includes a strong reduction in the corporate income tax. The reform goes into effect on January 1st, 2008. It plans a reduction of the real total tax burden (corporate income tax plus trade...

2007-07-18 10:00 812

ChipMOS REPORTS JUNE 2007 REVENUE

HSINCHU, Taiwan, July 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company'') (Nasdaq: IMOS) today reported its unaudited consolidated revenue for the month of June 2007. Revenue for the month of June 2007 was NT$1,896.6 million or US$57.7 m...

2007-07-17 20:00 516

SmartPay Obtains Chinese Information Security Certification

Company Becomes Among the First Payment Businesses in China to Receive Certification SHANGHAI, China, July 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- SmartPay Jieyin Ltd. ( http://www.172.com ), a leading e-payment services provider in China, announced today that it has become amongst the first payments compa...

2007-07-17 16:54 717

Dhirendra Shantilal Becomes Kelly Services' Senior Vice President Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE, July 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Dhirendra Shantilal, Vice President and Managing Director (Asia) of Kelly Services, was promoted to Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific recently. In his new role, he will oversee Kelly's entire Asia Pacific operations in over 80 offices across 11 coun...

2007-07-17 08:00 932

Xinhua Finance and Fermat Partner in Delivering Basel II, Risk and Performance Software Solutions to China

SHANGHAI, China July 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited ("XFL"; TSE Mothers: 9399; OTC ADRs: XHFNY), China’s premier financial information and media services provider, today announced the signing of an exclusive agreement with Fermat, a leading independent provider of risk and pe...

2007-07-16 19:07 933

BDO-EPCI's New Combined Network Provides Extensive MoneyGram Money Transfer Service Throughout the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines, July 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The recent merger of Banco de Oro (BDO) and Equitable PCI (EPCI) gives Filipinos a combined BDO-EPCI network of more than 800 locations across the Philippines to claim MoneyGram transactions. For added convenience, BDO-EPCI offers extended b...

2007-07-16 09:00 610

Connect Successfully Closes Cash Offer for Pacific Internet Limited

Focus Turns to Future Growth SINGAPORE, July 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Connect Holdings Limited (Connect) today announced that the subsequent offer period in respect of it's voluntary conditional cash general offer (the Offer) to acquire all the issued shares of Nasdaq-listed Paci...

2007-07-13 08:00 679

ING Launches AFC Professional Photographic Competition

HONG KONG, July 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ING, Official Sponsor of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup(TM), today announced that it is looking for professional photographers to submit their pictures of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup(TM). The best picture for each of the four group stages, the quarters, sem...

2007-07-12 20:24 677

ING Asks Fans to Vote for Their Most Valuable Player of the Tournament

HONG KONG, July 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ING, Official Sponsor of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup(TM), today announced that it is asking football fans to vote for their most valuable player of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup(TM) tournament with a chance to win an 18K gold football worth US$2,500 (Note). ...

2007-07-12 20:25 905

Xinhua FTSE Quarterly Index Review Results

BEIJING, SHANGHAI, and HONG KONG, July 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua FTSE Index (FXI), the independent China index company, today announced the results of its quarterly index review. In the Xinhua/FTSE China 25 Index, China Citic Bank (H share, 0998) and China Coal Energy (H share...

2007-07-11 17:03 852

Riemann Investment Assists ZhongDe Waste Technology AG to Successfully Float on German Main Board Market

BERLIN, July 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- As its sole financial consultant and one of its pre-IPO investors, Shanghai Riemann Investment Advisory Ltd. successfully assisted ZhongDe Waste Technology AG to float on the Prime Standard of Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Germany. This is the first Chinese...

2007-11-19 16:57 1069

XL Canada to Support Free The Children

XL marks its Canadian Launch with a Firm Commitment to Help 'Free The Children' SINGAPORE, July 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- XL Results Foundation, the world's leading entrepreneur and social enterprise network, launches in Canada at an event in Toronto on 12th July 2007. (Logo: http://...

2007-07-11 07:00 577

Equinix to Acquire European Network-Neutral Data Center Operator IXEurope in $482 Million Deal

Equinix Continues Expansion Efforts to Further Strengthen Position as Leader in Colocation and Network Exchange Services Market, and to Provide Customers with Comprehensive Global Solution TOKYO, July 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the leading provider of network-ne...

2007-07-10 14:51 569

Energy Investors Funds Closes Seventh Fund With US$1.35 Billion

NEW YORK, July 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Energy Investors Funds ("EIF"), an established private equity fund manager that invests in the energy and electric power sector, today announced that it has successfully closed the firm's seventh institutional fund, the United States Power Fund III, L.P....

2007-07-10 08:35 657