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Two-Year Old SME Completes 'Transparent' Secure Lobby for HSBC Headquarters

HONG KONG, Dec. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Hong Kong headquarters of HSBC, with assets of US$1,738 billion, one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations and Hong Kong's oldest bank, today launched an innovative new glass and steel lobby that was designed by one...

2006-12-05 19:07 1069

2006 Gallup Worldwide Corruption Index

101 countries ranked according to perceptions of corruption in business, government WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Endemic corruption is one of the greatest impediments to stability and growth for many poor countries that might otherwise be looking to current international ...

2006-12-05 13:50 1280

Sidley Austin Advises JPMorgan and UBS on a US$400 Million High Yield Offering for Greentown China Holdings Limited

HONG KONG, Dec. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- International law firm Sidley Austin acted as U.S. counsel to the initial purchasers JPMorgan and UBS in connection with Greentown China Holdings Limited's (Greentown) issuance of its US$400 million 9% Senior Notes due 2013, including "high yield" ...

2006-12-05 11:22 1139

China Expert Technology Signs New $25.5 Million e-Government Contract in China

* Total Backlog as of December 4, 2006 Now Stands at $141.5 million HONG KONG, Dec. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Expert Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CXTI), an emerging leader in providing large scale network infrastructure construction mainly for e-government p...

2006-12-04 22:00 866

Quadrem's New SourceCentre(TM) Solves Spot Buy Purchasing Pains

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, and SINGAPORE, Dec. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Quadrem has released a new sourcing solution, SourceCentre, that simplifies and streamlines spot buys, which often involve high volumes of sourcing events with high volumes of suppliers. "As we deployed our sourci...

2006-12-05 10:57 1003

Film and Animation Studio for Recently Released "Happy Feet" Movie Expands Operations at Equinix Sydney Data Center

Animal Logic to Further Leverage Power, Cooling and Scalability Advantages of Operating at Premium Equinix Hub SYDNEY, Australia, Dec. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the leading provider of network-neutral data centers and Internet exchange se...

2006-12-05 09:00 899

Johnson Electric Holdings Limited Interim Results Announcement for the Six Months Ended 30th September 2006

HONG KONG, Dec. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HIGHLIGHTS -- Turnover up 68% to US$1,052 million -- EBITDA up 68% to US$142 million -- Operating profit up 56% to US$96 million -- Net profit attributable to shareholders up 22% to US$65 million -- Earning...

2006-12-04 20:02 850

China Mobile Neon Sign Shines on Victoria Harbour

HONG KONG, Dec. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- At 8 o'clock on the 2nd of December, on the eve before the world's biggest telecommunications event ITU TELECOM WORLD 2006 opens in Hong Kong, China Mobile's first neon sign in Hong Kong SAR was officially switched on. The neon sign, located at Wan...

2006-12-04 11:14 1165

Mainland China Eyewear Exports Set to Top US$1.2 Billion in 2006

HONG KONG, Dec. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mainland China eyewear exports were US$612 million in the first six months of 2006, up 35 percent from the first half of 2005, according to Global Sources' (Nasdaq: GSOL) China Sourcing Report: Eyewear (http://www.chinasourcingreports.co...

2006-12-01 16:53 1014

AXA Rosenberg Wins Global Equity Mandate From NCSSF

BEIJING, China, Dec. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AXA Rosenberg, an AXA Investment Managers company specializing in global, active equity asset management, announced today that it has been chosen by the National Council for Social Security Fund (NCSSF) to manage the Fund’s first international ...

2006-12-01 15:46 1308

JWT Worldwide Promotes Mark Webster From Chairman of JWT Thailand to CEO of JWT Japan

SINGAPORE, Dec. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Michael Maedel, president of JWT Worldwide, announced today that Mark Webster has been promoted from chairman of JWT Thailand to CEO JWT Japan effective in January, succeeding Ambar Brahmachary who is joining Young & Rubicam as head of its Asia Paci...

2006-12-01 13:01 1085

Euro RSCG Worldwide is the Largest Global Advertising Agency

Findings in Advertising Age Annual Report Reveal That New Business Wins Across the Global Network Have Propelled the Agency To Top Spot NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Euro RSCG Worldwide today is the largest global advertising agency, measured by number of accounts. Ranked #3 ...

2006-12-01 16:50 1014

China Technology Announced Proposed Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Substantial Shareholder Restructuring

HONG KONG, Nov. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Technology Development Group Corporation (Nasdaq: CTDC) ("CTDC" or "the Company") today announced the Company's Board of Directors ("the Board") convened a meeting attended by all board members on November 27, 2006. The Board revie...

2006-11-30 00:00 900

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Results and Prospects international conference in Almaty: Geopolitical and global aspects

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, Nov. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A large-scale international conference, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO): Results and Prospects, is being held in the city of Almaty from November 30 through December 1, 2006, Kazakhstan’s Public Diplomacy Foundation said. ...

2006-11-30 13:15 1056

Mercer Issues Global Study of Institutional Asset Management Fees

SINGAPORE, Nov. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- -- Despite the competitive nature of the market, fee levels for the traditional asset classes have remained stable since 2004. -- Highest fees are charged for the more complex asset classes such as global smallcap equit...

2006-11-29 12:35 1456

Heidrick & Struggles Opens Office in Chongqing, China

First Global Executive Search and Leadership Consulting Firm to Open a Third Office in Mainland China SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSII), the world's premier executive search and leadership consulting firm, has annou...

2006-11-29 08:46 1409

The Most Comprehensive Equity Exchange Statute Database Available on China Equity Exchange Platform

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Intermost Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: IMOT), a leading electronic online equity exchange service provider in China, announced that the most comprehensive statute database in China equity exchange market was developed by its w...

2006-11-27 21:35 991

DVN (HOLDINGS) LIMITED -- Entering Into a Letter of Intent to Establish a Joint Venture Company (Announcement)

HONG KONG, Nov.28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- DVN (HOLDINGS) LIMITED (incorporated in Bermuda with limited liability) (STOCK CODE: 500) The Company is pleased to announce that on 28 September 2006, a wholly- owed subsidiary of the Company has entered into a non-legally bindi...

2006-11-28 17:54 1384

DVN to Migrate Nanchong in Sichuan to Digital Leveraging on Innovative Business Model to Further Expand Leadership in China Digital TV Market

HONG KONG, Nov.28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- DVN (Holdings) Limited ("DVN" or "the Group", HKEx: 0500) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary ("DVNS") has entered into a non-legally binding letter of intent ("LOI") with Nanchong City Broadcasting TV Network Transmission Centre...

2006-11-28 17:54 1003

think3(R)'s New Initiative Offering Free 2D Software and Community User Site Surpasses 10,000 Downloads in One Month

CINCINNATI, Nov. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- think3 Inc., a leading supplier of product development solutions and industrial design, today reported there have been more than 10,000 downloads of its free 2D software in only one month at http://www.free2Design.org in response to its new free...

2006-11-28 13:13 1135