Banking/Financial Service

Comment by the Prospect Group Regarding the Election of New Directors to the Board of Japan’s AZEL Corporation (TSE: 1872)

TOKYO, June 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Prospect Asset Management, Inc. (Honolulu, Hawaii) Shareholders today voted in favor of the proposal by AZEL Corporation (Ota-ku, Tokyo; Securities Code: 1872) to elect new Directors to the Board of AZEL. Three seasoned professionals who were unt...

2008-06-20 20:00 711

Remote Villages in Gansu Need Emergency Assistance

UNICEF Delivering Tents, Children’s Clothes and School Supplies BEIJING, June 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- According to provincial government reports more than 6,500 schools in Gansu Province were severely damaged and thousands of school classrooms were destroyed in the 12 May Wenchuan earthqu...

2008-06-20 15:13 683

Neuftec Responds to a Fundamental Inaccuracy in Oxonica PLC’s Regulatory Announcement

ROSEAU, Commonwealth of Dominica, June 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Neuftec Limited, the proprietor of the original nano-particulate cerium oxide fuel catalyst technology, which recently issued a claim against Oxonica Energy Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oxonica PLC, for infringement of its...

2008-06-20 01:05 869

Mayors and Senior Officials to Gather at World Cities Summit

SINGAPORE, June 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mayors and senior officials around the world will join an expanding line-up of prominent speakers and delegates from governments, international organisations, private sector companies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) at the first-ever World Citi...

2008-06-18 10:00 580

Mayors and Senior Officials to Gather at World Cities Summit

SINGAPORE, June 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mayors and senior officials around the world will join an expanding line-up of prominent speakers and delegates from governments, international organisations, private sector companies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) at the first-ever World Ci...

2008-06-18 10:00 587

Global Payments and HSBC Bank plc Form Strategic Joint Venture in the United Kingdom

ATLANTA, June 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading provider of electronic transaction processing solutions, announced today it has agreed to form a joint venture with HSBC Bank plc ("HSBC") to provide payment processing services to merchants in the United Kin...

2008-06-18 05:30 894

Riemann Investment Donates Over RMB 200,000 to Earthquake-devastated Sichuan Province

SHANGHAI, China, June 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Riemann Investment donated over RMB 200,000 to aid those affected by the massive earthquake in southwestern China, after a catastrophic earthquake of Richter Scale 8 suddenly struck Sichuan Province at 14:28 PM, 12 May 2008, which left tens of th...

2008-06-18 08:00 914

New KPMG International Survey Finds Evidence for Shift in Balance of Global Economic Power

-- U.S. to give way to China in investment and influence -- Europe remains attractive to investors, especially U.K. -- New money to help fuel manufacturing growth in India HONG KONG, June 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China is expected to overtake the US as the world’s leading ...

2008-06-17 17:32 1162

Pharmaxis Establishes Named Patient Program for Bronchitol

SYDNEY, Australia, June 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL) today announced the appointment of IDIS Limited to manage and provide eligible patients worldwide with access to Bronchitol through a Named Patient Program. The program will allow patients who...

2008-06-17 12:07 658

Synutra Achieved 67.2% Net Sales Growth for the Full Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2008

Fiscal year basic EPS increased by 115% to $0.86 per share QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., June 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Synutra International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYUT, “Synutra”), a leading infant formula company in China, and a producer, marketer and seller of nutritional products for infant...

2008-06-17 04:52 795

HKC (HOLDINGS) Appoints Mr. CHAU Wing Hing and Mr. SHI Jihua as Executive Directors

Extensive Experience Contributes to Strengthening Property Development Business in the PRC Hong Kong, June 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- HKC (Holdings) Limited ("HKC (HOLDINGS)" or the "Group") (SEHK: 190) has appointed Mr. CHAU Wing Hing ("Mr. CHAU") and Mr. SHI Jihua ("Mr. SHI") as Executive Di...

2008-06-16 21:36 571

CESL Becomes First Sino-foreign Joint Venture Securities Company to Receive an A Share Broking Licence

Two New Licences Permit an Expansion of Services to Mainland and Foreign Investors SHANGHAI, China, June 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets is pleased to announce China Euro Securities Limited ("CESL"), CLSA’s 33.3% owned Sino-foreign joint venture, has been granted a Secur...

2008-06-17 00:50 901

VODone is Well Prepared for the Beijing Olympic Games

HONG KONG, June 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VODone Limited (“VODone” or the “Company”) (stock code: 82.HK), a leading tele-media service provider in China, today announces that the first press conference of the strategic cooperation between VODone and the 2008 Beijing International Med...

2008-06-16 20:20 651

Longtop Announces Analytical Customer Relationship Management Solution for a Big Four Bank in China

XIAMEN, China, June 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Longtop Financial Technologies Limited (“Longtop”) (NYSE: LFT), a leading software developer and solutions provider targeting the financial services industry in China, today announced it is developing a customized Analytical Customer Relationship...

2008-06-16 20:00 828

The UN Trains Olympic Volunteers in AIDS Awareness

The UN, Beijing Youth League, China Red Cross and MSI Join Forces with People Living with HIV to Train Olympic Volunteers on HIV Prevention and Anti-discrimination BEIJING, June 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Convened by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and United Nations ...

2008-06-16 11:55 797

Baoshan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd assigned ‘A’ Sustainability Rating

SHANGHAI, China, June 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sustainability ratings and index firm RepuTex, today announced an international ‘A’ rating for Baoshan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd, China’s largest iron and steel maker. The rating reflects the company’s satisfactory progress in the development of effect...

2008-06-16 09:00 1157

Exalt Announces Key Asia-Pacific Distribution Partnership

- Consistel to Deliver Exalt Solutions to Value-Added Resellers and System Integrators For Broadband Wireless Backhaul - SINGAPORE, June 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- CommunicAsia, Hall 5, Booth 5K-03 -- Exalt Communications, the leading innovator of next generation wireless backhaul systems, t...

2008-06-16 08:00 850

Taina International Fruits (Beijing) Co., Ltd. Donates RMB 200,800 Worth of Materials and Cash to Earthquake Victims

BEIJING, June 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- After the Richter 8.0 earthquake jolted Wenchuan County of Sichuan Province on May 12, Chen Quanlong, president of Taina International Fruits (Beijing) Co., Ltd, set up a "disaster relief group" right away on May 14 and made a decision to par...

2008-06-13 20:00 1219

Youku and the Sichuan Earthquake: Reporting on Shaky Ground

China’s Leading Video Site Joins in the Nation’s Grief BEIJING, June 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- As China mourned the 1st month anniversary of the tragic Wenchuan Earthquake of May 12, Youku.com -- China’s leading Internet video site -- proved its ability to bring the people of China together i...

2008-06-13 21:00 733

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. Announces Monthly Net Revenues

TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR ENGINEERING, INC. (NYSE: ASX, TAIEX: 2311, "ASE" or the "Company"), announces its unaudited consolidated net revenues for May 2008. CONSOLIDATED NET REVENUES (UNAUDITED) May ...

2008-06-10 22:51 591