General Business

New Oriental Announces Results for the First Fiscal Quarter Ended August 31, 2007

Net Revenues Increased by 42.5% Year-Over-Year Net Income Increased by 55.1% Year-Over-Year BEIJING, Oct. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, today a...

2007-10-15 18:19 919

China Education Alliance, Inc. One-for-three Reverse Stock Split Becomes Effective and Begins Trading Under New Symbol: CEUA

HARBIN, China, Oct. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CEUA) (the “Company”), a leading distributor of educational resources, offering high-quality programs and training both through online networks and an on-site training center in China, ann...

2007-10-12 20:00 852

China Medicine's ADTZ Project Has Been Selected as One of Six Patent Commercialization Projects in Guangdong Province

GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Medicine Corporation ("CMC") (OTC Bulletin Board: CHME), a leading distributor of prescription and over the counter pharmaceutical products, traditional Chinese medicines (finished medicines made of Chinese herbs), Chinese herb...

2007-10-12 20:00 603

Thomson Scientific Ranks Australian Universities and Research Institutes

University Of Melbourne Leads with 21 Top-Three Appearances; Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Takes Top Honors in Overall Impact PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Oct. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading prov...

2007-10-10 07:13 789

China Finance Online Forms Strategic Alliance With China Center for Financial Research of Tsinghua University

BEIJING, Oct. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Finance Online (Nasdaq: JRJC) ("CFO"), a leading financial information, data and analytics provider in China, today announced it has formed a strategic alliance with China Center for Financial Research of Tsinghua University ("CCFR"), one of the m...

2007-10-01 18:00 728

New Oriental to Report First Fiscal Quarter Financial Results on October 15, 2007

BEIJING, Oct. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, today announced that it will report its financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended August 31, 2007 before the U.S. mar...

2007-10-01 20:00 767

China Education Alliance, Inc. Co-Sponsored and Presented at the Second China International Vocational Education Forum

HARBIN, China, Sept. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CEDA) ("China Education Alliance" or "the Company"), a leading distributor of educational resources offering high-quality programs and training both through on-line networks and an on-s...

2007-09-27 01:13 831

Employment Opportunity for Asian Quantity Surveyors in UK

Breakthrough for the QS Profession HONG KONG, Sept. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Chartered Quantity Surveying (QS) profession is now on the UK National Shortage Occupation List following a concentrated campaign by RICS. The UK Home Office's Border and Immigration Agency confirmed the deci...

2007-09-21 10:00 822

Pushing Malaysia Towards a Centre of Excellence -- The Malaysia HR Congress 2007

SINGAPORE, Sept. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- As Malaysia moves towards developed nation status and with its growth forecasted to be more than 6.5% annually, competition for talent in Malaysia has never been tougher. With Malaysian companies expanding to global markets and entering a knowledge-b...

2007-09-20 17:40 658

Kellogg School of Management Introduces Online Research Digest

- Knowledge product brings latest business insights to wide audience - EVANSTON, Ill., Sept. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University today announced the launch of Kellogg Insight, a Web-based research digest that highlights Kellogg facu...

2007-09-19 04:59 760

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Launches Worldwide Scholarship Program

Discovery Scholarship Recipients Will Receive Full Financial Support for Current First Degree Programs and for KAUST Graduate Programs DHAHRAN, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sept. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), a new world-class graduate rese...

2007-09-07 12:01 836

New Oriental Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

BEIJING, Sept. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new independent director, Dr. John Zhuang Yang, to the Company’s board of directors. ...

2007-09-03 16:00 901

51job, Inc. Announces Resignation of Director and Election of New Board Member

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today that Mr. Shan Li retired from the Company’s Board of Directors at the 2007 annual shareholder meeting held on August 30, 2007 in Shan...

2007-08-30 17:00 745

China Education Alliance, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results

HARBIN, China, Aug. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CEDA) ("China Education Alliance" or "the Company"), a leading distributor of educational resources, offering high-quality programs and training both through online networks and an on-...

2007-08-15 20:30 790

China Education Alliance Inc. Retains CCG Elite

HARBIN, China, Aug. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CEDA) ("China Education Alliance" or "the Company"), a leading distributor of educational resources, offering high-quality programs and training both through online networks and an on-...

2007-08-15 19:30 1039

Manpower Inc. to be the Pilot Global Foreign Multinational Corporation to Obtain a Temporary Staffing License

Bringing Its Nearly 60-years Staffing Experience to China SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Manpower, a world leading employment service company, recently obtained a temporary staffing business license. Recognized as an industry expert with nearly 60 years of staffing experien...

2007-08-15 16:00 849

51job, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today unaudited financial results for the second quarter of 2007 ended June 30, 2007. Second Quarter 2007 Financial Highlights...

2007-08-10 04:30 814

51job, Inc. and Japan's Recruit Sign Agreement to Form New Coupon Advertising Company in China

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, and Recruit Co., Ltd., a leading information services company in Japan serving businesses and consumers in numerous market segments, including h...

2007-08-09 17:00 869

Hewitt Associates Report Reveals Organizations in Asia Pacific are Gearing up to Manage Employee Performance and Rewards

HONG KONG, Aug. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Organizations in Asia are progressively realizing that their critical assets are fast evolving into their most expensive assets and are evincing a greater interest in developing clear metrics that measure returns on compensation, according to the Managi...

2007-08-07 13:00 1026

Kellogg School of Management Introduces Global Course Requirement

EVANSTON, Ill., Aug. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University today announced the introduction of a global course requirement to its MBA curriculum. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070801/DCW067LOGO ) The requirement of...

2007-08-02 09:54 809