Banking/Financial Service

Winner 'HRD Awards 2009' Unveiled

ANTWERP, Belgium, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Against the backdrop of a fairy tale, the 2009 HRD Awards diamond jewellery design contest organised by Antwerp World Diamond Centre reached its climax today, with the announcement of a winner and four finalists. Taking the top prize in t...

2009-09-18 20:43 866

ChipMOS HAS UNTIL MARCH 15, 2010 TO COMPLY WITH NASDAQ MINIMUM BID PRICE

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: IMOS) today reported it has received a letter from The NASDAQ Stock Market Listing Qualifications Department stating that for the last 30 consecutive business days...

2009-09-17 20:00 361

The September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair 2009 Now World's Number One

HONG KONG, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair celebrates its 27th anniversary this year. In 2006, the Fair's expansion compelled the use of two colossal exhibitions venues: the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE)...

2009-09-17 19:11 739

iShares Launches Capital Markets Group in Asia-Pacific

HONG KONG, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- iShares, Barclays Global Investors' Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) business, today announced the formation of a new iShares Capital Markets Group for Asia-Pacific. The group will work closely with iShares participating dealers and market makers across the r...

2009-09-17 13:29 682

Digital China Makes Its First New Shares Placement in 8 Years

The Group Will Expand IT Services in Full Swing HONG KONG, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Digital China Holdings Limited ("Digital China" or the "Group"; Stock Code: 00861.HK), a leading IT services provider in China, announced that it will place 57,647,000 new shares, representing 5.65% of ...

2009-09-17 00:05 521

FC2 Launches the New Service 'FC2 Website' for International Users

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- FC2, Inc. has launched a new service FC2 Website ( http://web.fc2.com/ ) for its international users. What is "FC2 Website ( http://web.fc2.com/ )" ? FC2 Website is a web hosting service, which had been launched in Japan domestically in ...

2009-09-17 14:30 616

APT Satellite Announces Filing of Form 15F to Terminate SEC Registration and Reporting Obligations

HONG KONG, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- APT Satellite Holdings Limited (HKEx: 1045; "APT") announced it has filed today a Form 15F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") to voluntarily terminate the registration of its American Depositary Shares under Section 12(g) ...

2009-09-16 21:21 497

ERNI Expands Sales Presence in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ERNI, a leading International provider of electronic interconnect solutions, is delighted to announce the opening of its new sales office in Bangkok, Thailand. This regional operation hub will be headed by Mr. Worawut Wongnitikorn, who has many ...

2009-09-17 10:00 469

Heng Xin China Announces 2009 Annual Results

New Business Model Gains Approval As Turnover Grew by 10 Folds Digital TV Contracts Accounted for 66% of Revenue as Key Driver HONG KONG, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Year Ended June 30 2008 2009 Change (HK$ '000) (R...

2009-09-16 18:36 596

Sunil Chaudhari Joins AspenTech as Country Manager, South Asia

PUNE, India, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Aspen Technology, Inc. (OTC: AZPN.PK), a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, today announced that Sunil Chaudhari has joined the company as Country Manager, South Asia*. Chaudhari joins AspenTech from Tata Consultancy...

2009-09-17 11:30 638

Inaugural Korn/Ferry ‘Confidence in Leadership Index’ Reveals Stability Despite Economic Turbulence

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- - Regional Differences Emerge in Global Leadership Study - North America Demonstrates Most Positive Attitudes Towards Corporate Leadership; Europe Shows Most Skepticism The Korn/Ferry Institute today revealed a new quarterly study design...

2009-09-17 18:00 589

AFP Welcomes First Certified Treasury Professionals in China

Nearly 100 Pass the Chinese CTP Examination BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Association for Financial Professionals is pleased to welcome and congratulate the first group of Certified Treasury Professionals (CTPs) from the People's Republic of China. A global standard in th...

2009-09-16 05:00 718

Delegation From Uzbekistan Took Part in the 'Summer Davos' World Economic Forum

-- Uzbekistan's Permanent Representative to the UN, Dr. Gulnara Karimova and Fund Forum Representatives Took Part in the WEF 'New Champions' Annual Meeting 2009 in Dalian, China. TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Tashkent Yesterday and Today The Uzbek cultural ...

2009-09-16 16:03 788

QJY Invests RMB50 Million in The Production of Non-Script Program to Meet Program Demand for Six Million Hours in Mainland China

HONG KONG, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Qin Jia Yuan Media Services Company Limited (Stock Code: 2366, hereinafter referred to as the Group or QJY) announces that it will invest RMB 50 million in the planning and production of 500-hour non-script programs in the second half of 2009 to 2010, i...

2009-09-15 20:18 583

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Celebrates China's 60th Birthday with Special Offers for Guests

HONG KONG and BEIJING, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- As part of China's 60th National Day celebrations this year, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific's leading luxury hotel group, is offering citizens and residents of the People's Republic of China, including Hong Kong and Macau, the N...

2009-09-15 17:25 745

Pechora Technologies Extends Free Home Surveillance Service Beta on Back of Award at Broadband World Forum Europe

Gathering of world's leading ISPs and mobile operators announced HomeCamera as winner at the Broadband World Forum in Paris; Company extends free public beta to enable more Internet users around the world to benefit from the service. SINGAPORE, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- HomeCamera, a ...

2009-09-15 20:30 495

Artificial Life and Starz Media Present 'Pandorum' on the iPhone

"Don't fear the end of the world. Fear what happens next." NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES, MUNICH and HONG KONG, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Artificial Life, Inc., (OTC BB: ALIF), ( http://www.artificial-life.com ) and Starz Media, today announced the launch of Pandorum the official movie game for t...

2009-09-15 19:00 571

ChipMOS REPORTS AUGUST 2009 REVENUE

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: IMOS) today reported its unaudited consolidated revenue for the month of August 2009. Revenue for the month of August 2009 was NT$1,112.2 million or US$33.8...

2009-09-15 20:00 348

CPCNet Enhances Its Service Platform with Industry Leading Solutions to Improve Customer Experience

HONG KONG, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CPCNet Hong Kong Limited, a renowned communications and security solution partner in the Asia Pacific region and a wholly owned subsidiary of CITIC 1616 Holdings Limited (stock code: 1883), today announced that in order to sustain its ongoing business ...

2009-09-15 16:00 564

RICS: Rental Falls Slow as Supply Starts to Dwindle

RICS residential lettings survey May to July 2009 HONG KONG, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A slowdown in the number of properties coming on to the rental market saw the rate at which rents decreased ease slightly in the three months to July, says the latest RICS Lettings Survey published th...

2009-09-14 17:36 462