Banking/Financial Service

Vimicro to Present at the 12th Annual Needham Growth Conference

BEIJING, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Vimicro International Corporation (Nasdaq: VIMC) ("Vimicro"), a leading multimedia semiconductor and solution provider, today announced that management will present at the 12th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference at the New York Palace hotel in New Yo...

2010-01-11 21:30 762

Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association Enhances its Certification Program with NetDimensions' EKP LMS

HONG KONG, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- NetDimensions (London Stock Exchange, AIM: NETD), a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management systems, announced today that the Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association (FNGLA) has successfully implemented the En...

2010-01-12 16:00 676

Hisense Chairman Delivers Keynote Speech at CES Summit

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On January 8, Zhou Houjian, Chairman of Hisense Group, delivered a keynote speech titled "From Made in China to Created in China – Technologies in Emerging Markets" at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. This is the first time a Chinese entrepre...

2010-01-11 20:33 620

FUQI to Exclusively Commercialize, Manufacture, Distribute and Market Popular Chinese Animated Cartoon Jewelry Products

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- FUQI International, Inc. (Nasdaq: FUQI) today is pleased to announce that the Company has recently launched a new product campaign promoting a series of gold jewelry products based on the popular Chinese animated cartoon figures, "Pleasant Goat and Bi...

2010-01-08 22:00 836

Funtalk China Holdings Limited Reports Fiscal 2010 Second Quarter Financial Results

-- 2Q FY2010 Revenues Increased 95% to $208 Million -- -- Operating Income Increased 110% to $12.4 Million -- -- Net Income Increased 20% to $4.6 Million -- -- Provides Financial Outlook for Second Half of FY2010 -- BEIJING, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Funtalk China H...

2010-01-08 22:00 856

RICS Global RE Weekly: Chinese Data Pointing to Ongoing Recovery

HONG KONG, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On Monday 11th, December readings for fixed asset investment, inflation, retail sales and industrial production are released. RICS expect the numbers will confirm that the economy continues to gain momentum with further improvements across the board. ...

2010-01-08 20:04 622

Fascinating Findings from a Survey of Children Living in Singapore

Survey reveals that being a lawyer is the most popular career choice and that spending time with family is far more important than earning money SINGAPORE, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- An annual survey of children living in Singapore, conducted by Adecco Singapore, a subsidiary of the world...

2010-01-11 07:00 483

Former Great Britain & Northern Ireland Prime Minister Tony Blair Live in Malaysia & Singapore in April 2010

Tony Blair to head an all star speaker line-up at the 2010 National Achievers Congress in Malaysia & Singapore in April SINGAPORE, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Tony Blair, Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 1997-2007, will travel to Malaysia & Singapore in April 2010...

2010-01-11 07:00 432

Ctrip.com Announces ADS Ratio Change

SHANGHAI, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider for hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, today announced that it will change the ratio of its American depositary shares ("ADSs") to ordinary shares...

2010-01-08 18:00 534

China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Limited to Ring NASDAQ Opening Bell

ZHENGZHOU, China, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Limited (Nasdaq: CHOP) ("China Gerui," or the "Company"), a leading niche and high value-added steel processing company that utilizes advanced technology to produce specialty steel products in China, today announc...

2010-01-08 21:30 659

UMC Reports Sales for December 2009

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TAIEX: 2303), (UMC) today reported unaudited net sales for the month of December 2009. Revenues for December 2009 Period 2009 2008 Y/Y Change Y/Y (...

2010-01-08 14:50 405

Hutchison Whampoa Group Proposes Hutchison Telecom International Privatisation at HK$2.20 Per Share

HONG KONG, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Hutchison Whampoa Limited ("HWL") and Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited ("HTIL", SEHK: 2332; NYSE: HTX) jointly announce today that an HWL Group company ("Offeror") has requested the board of directors of HTIL to put forward a p...

2010-01-08 17:28 434

China Information Security Technology, Inc. Raises $20 Million in Registered Direct Offering

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Information Security Technology, Inc., (Nasdaq: CPBY) ("China Information Security," "CIST" or the "Company"), a leading total solutions provider of digital security, geographic information, and hospital information systems in China, today ann...

2010-01-07 22:30 795

Brightoil Petroleum Has Today Taken Delivery of Our First Ocean-Going Oil Tanker in Singapore

Expanding fleet of vessels and rolling out marine transportation business line HONG KONG, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Brightoil Petroleum (Holdings) Limited ("Brightoil Petroleum" or the "Group"; stock code: 933.HK), one of the largest service providers of marine bunkering in China, announc...

2010-01-07 20:52 885

China Dongxiang Launches New National Brand Marketing Campaign

To define new brand values "We Are One" for Kappa HONG KONG, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Dongxiang (Group) Co., Ltd. ("China Dongxiang" or "the Company"; stock code: 3818, together with its subsidiaries the "Group"), the leading international sportswear brand enterprise in the PRC, k...

2010-01-07 20:51 1021

AU Optronics Corp. Reports December 2009 Consolidated Revenue

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated December 2009 revenue of NT$37,104 million, down by 3.4% from the previous month but up 151.8% from the same period last year. For the ye...

2010-01-07 18:40 943

Lantiq Acquires IP and Assets from Metalink and Broadens its Portfolio in Leading Edge WLAN 11n Technologies

NEUBIBERG, Germany, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Lantiq, a leading company in next-generation Access and Home Networks, today announced its second acquisition shortly after becoming a stand-alone company. Lantiq acquired WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) related assets and intellectual proper...

2010-01-06 17:00 839

Longtop Signs Agreement to Acquire Giantstone, a Leading Core Banking Solution Provider in China

Strategic Acquisition to Complement Longtop's Solution Offering and be Accretive to Earnings HONG KONG, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Longtop Financial Technologies Limited ("Longtop") (NYSE: LFT), a leading software developer and solutions provider targeting the financial services industry...

2010-01-08 05:30 787

Frbiz Analyzes China's Tungsten Market

BEIJING, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Frbiz.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, analyzes China's tungsten market. According to Frbiz's 2009 predictions, China's tungsten market has recovered, but will continue to face challe...

2010-01-07 23:00 471

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Named to Travel + Leisure's T+L 500 and Conde Nast Traveler's Gold List

HONG KONG, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Fourteen Shangri-La hotels and resorts were voted by readers of Travel + Leisure onto the 2010 T+L 500 and Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong and Pudong Shangri-La, Shanghai were placed amongst the top 50 hotels in the world. Readers of Conde Nast Traveler U.S....

2010-01-07 20:52 1004