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JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai Appoints New General Manager

Michael Malik Appointed New General Manager of JW Marriott Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments at Tomorrow Square Shanghai SHANGHAI, April 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Mr. Michael Malik has been appointed the new General Manager of the JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai and Marriott Executive Apartment...

2010-04-01 14:25 2103

FUQI International Provides Preliminary Fourth Quarter Financial Results; Announces Delay in Filing of Form 10-K for 2009

SHENZHEN, China, March 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- FUQI International, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: FUQI) today announced the preliminary release of fourth quarter 2009 unaudited financial results and that it will delay the release of its finalized fourth quarter and year ended 2009 financial results. The Compa...

2010-03-17 05:23 1019

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited Annual Results for the Year Ended 31 December, 2009

HONG KONG, March 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- HIGHLIGHTS Key financial results -- Turnover decreased by 15% to HK$4,218 million (2008: HK$4,938 million) -- EBITDA fell by 35% to HK$924 million (2008: HK$1,425 million) -- Profit attributable to shareholders amounted to ...

2010-03-12 17:51 1404

360-Degree Video Panoramas Open New Window to China

BEIJING, March 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- As technology marches on, 360-degree panoramas which were once static images (such as Quicktime VR) have evolved into the realm of video. Thus you can now pan and zoom in a circle, look up and down, inside of a video. This opens a whole new world of pos...

2010-03-11 22:50 957

PUMA Acquires Equipment Brand Cobra Golf

HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, March 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sportlifestyle company PUMA announces today that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the golf equipment brand Cobra Golf from Acushnet Company, the golf business of Fortune Brands, Inc. The acquisition includes the Cobra bra...

2010-03-11 00:07 809

Xtep to become the Principal Partner for the Volunteers of the World Expo 2010 Shanghai

HONG KONG, March 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Leading PRC fashion sportswear enterprise Xtep International Holdings Limited ("Xtep" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries the "Group", stock code: 1368) announced it has become the principal partner for the volunteers of World Expo 2010 Shangh...

2010-03-04 21:25 1167

QSL to Exclusively Manage China's National Basketball League

Succeeds Over International Competitors BEIJING, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- QSL Sports Limited (QSL) and the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) have entered into a long-term binding contract to manage the National Basketball League (NBL), the CBA announced today. QSL and the CBA will pr...

2010-02-23 16:33 871

SOKO Fitness & Spa Group Completes Construction of Yoga Wave Harbin

SOKO's First Yoga Center in Harbin Scheduled to Open February 28, 2010 HARBIN, China, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- SOKO Fitness & Spa Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SOKF) ("SOKO"), an operator of fitness center and beauty salons and spas in Northeast China as well as suburban Beijing, today...

2010-02-23 20:00 967

Beijing's Water Cube Expands Family Travel Options in China

BEIJING, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- As travel in China is mainly concentrated on sightseeing and historical attractions, it can be worrisome for parents with young children who want to tour the Mainland. The China Guide ( http://www.TheChinaGuide.com ), a Beijing-based travel company that ha...

2010-02-17 22:50 801

ASPIRE Academy Hosts Grand Finals of “ASPIRE Football Dreams”

Third Edition of ASPIRE Program covers three continents DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence in Doha, Qatar, has been hosting the Grand Finals of “ASPIRE Football Dreams”, the world’s largest-ever scouting program in football, from 17th January to ...

2010-02-12 16:00 1431

Olympic Legends Team Up With McDonald's to Kick Off Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games

McDonald's chef, latest food news and fun competition featured the day before Opening Ceremonies VANCOUVER, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today at the McDonald's restaurant in the Olympic Main Media Center, McDonald's officially launched its global activities for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Win...

2010-02-12 18:28 1288

XSEL to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Earning Results on Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Earnings conference call to be held on March 31, 2010 at 8:00PM (New York time) (April 1, 2010 at 8:00 AM Beijing time) BEIJING, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited ("XSEL", Nasdaq: XSEL), a leading sports and entertainment media company in China, today annou...

2010-02-04 17:00 1019

Yingli Green Energy Announces Global Sponsorship of 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM)

The first renewable energy company in history to sponsor the FIFA World Cup(TM) BEIJING, and ZURICH, Switzerland, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), who holds the brand Yingli Solar, is a leading so...

2010-02-03 16:00 1237

Peak Sport Donates RMB20 Million to Quanzhou Charity Association Promoting Charity

HONG KONG, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Peak Sport Products Co., Limited ("Peak Sport" or the "Company", HKEx Stock Code: 1968, together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), a well-known branded sport products company in China, announced on 28 January 2010 that the Group further donated RMB20 m...

2010-02-02 19:48 1212

Platform for the World's First Floating Island to be Launched in Seoul's Hangang River

SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A floating platform made with steel-frame blocks to serve as the buoyant foundation for the world's first artificial floating island will be launched in the Hangang river, the landmark river that runs through Seoul from east to west, flowing to t...

2010-02-02 19:26 1612

A Youth Soccer Tournament Visible from Outer Space Kicks off in July

The first international youth soccer tournament in Beijing reveals details today. BEIJING, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The tournament, named The Great Wall Cup of Beijing (http://www.thegreatwallcup.com ), will be hosted by the Beijing Municipal Sports Administration, and undertaken by th...

2010-02-01 20:00 756

Rising Hopes for Tennis in China

HONG KONG, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Female Tennis stars are making China proud with their success at the Australian Open. Tennis aces Zheng Jie and Li Na have made tennis history becoming the first Chinese players to make the semi finals of the Australian Open. The Australian Open ...

2010-01-27 16:41 1581

13th Edition of the World's Best Sommelier Competition

- Santiago, Chile - April 10 - 16, 2010 PARIS, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The greatest number of candidates in the history of this event will soon vie for the coveted title in this 13th edition of the World's Best Sommelier competition, held for the first time ever in South America. An i...

2010-01-28 16:00 1222

Beijing's Boutique Hotel Scene Gives Travelers a Traditional Experience

BEIJING, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hotel choices in Beijing are endless, with many large brand names popping up continually. What most travelers don't realize is that there is also a great selection of locally owned boutique hotels that offer an intimate experience in a traditional setting. T...

2010-01-27 23:00 905

55,000 Spectators Join the Match Against Poverty in Support of Haiti

LISBON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Over 50,000 spectators were on hand to watch the seventh Match Against Poverty in Lisbon, on Monday, in which the "Friends of Ronaldo and Zidane" tied with the "Benfica All Stars" team -- three all. Sixty international football players hailing from...

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