General Business

GigaMedia Names Thomas Hui President and Chief Operating Officer

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Aug. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GigaMedia Limited ("GigaMedia" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: GIGM) today announced the appointment of Thomas Hui as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company with immediate effect. Mr. Hui has served as the Chief Financial ...

2007-08-01 20:15 753

Global Trade Expert Appointed to Global Sources' Board of Directors

HONG KONG, July 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources' (Nasdaq: GSOL) board of directors has appointed Robert Lees, 58, as a member of the board, effective July 30, 2007. Lees fills a vacancy on the board, bringing the total number of directors to eight. (Logo: http://www...

2007-07-31 14:41 1195

51job, Inc. Schedules Second Quarter 2007 Earnings Release and Conference Call on August 9, 2007

SHANGHAI, China, July 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today that it will release unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2007 after the market closes on Thursday, Au...

2007-07-31 17:00 772

Zhang Yun Steps Down from PacNet's Board

SINGAPORE, July 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Internet Limited (Nasdaq: PCNTF), Asia Pacific's largest telco-independent Internet Communications Service Provider by geographic reach, today announced that Ms Zhang Yun has resigned from its Board of Directors ("Board"). As ...

2007-07-30 18:42 689

New Oriental Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended May 31, 2007

BEIJING, July 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended May 31, 2007(1). ...

2007-07-24 16:00 1077

Students from 31 Countries Present Public Policy Proposals in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, July 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- More than 250 young people from 31 countries gathered in Washington, D.C., July 15-17 to showcase a remarkable international civic education program called Project Citizen. Empowering a New Generation for Democracy: The International Project Citi...

2007-07-19 11:44 895

CCID Consulting: Overcoming the Baffling Dilemma of Staff Cuts

BEIJING, July 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- CCID Consulting, China's leading research, consulting and IT outsourcing service provider, and the first Chinese consulting firm listed in Hong Kong (HKSE: HK08235), gives its thoughts on how to overcome the baffling dilemma of staff cuts. In the ...

2007-07-18 20:00 778

Learning Chinese in China a Dream Come True through the China Education Center

China Education Center Helps Foreign Students Find the Perfect Language Program at China's Top Universities HONG KONG, July 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Education Center (CEC) helps foreign students who are looking to study Chinese language abroad find the right program matched to their ...

2007-07-12 17:30 771

New Oriental to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Financial Results on July 24, 2007

BEIJING, July 6 /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 fourth quarter and fiscal year ended May 31, 2007 before the U...

2007-07-06 20:00 848

Xinhua Finance Grants Scholarships to Students of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

SHANGHAI, China, June 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire / -- Xinhua Finance Limited (“XFL”; TSE Mothers: 9399; OTC ADRs: XHFNY), China’s premier financial information and media service provider, yesterday granted the Xinhua Finance Scholarship to three postgraduates at the Shanghai University of Finance a...

2007-06-28 19:06 1099

Michael R. Cooper Appointed Dean of Rutgers Business School (RBS)

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. and BEIJING, June 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- President Richard L. McCormick has announced the appointment of the distinguished business leader Michael R. Cooper as dean of Rutgers Business School. The appointment is effective June 1, 2007. The Rutgers Business School, a glo...

2007-06-15 19:07 783

Cision Expands into Asia by Establishing Regional Headquarters in Hong Kong

STOCKHOLM, Sweden and HONG KONG, June 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Cision establishes an office in Hong Kong as part of their global expansion plan. Cision is the world's leading provider of integrated media monitoring and measurement services with office in 12 countries and partners in another 1...

2007-06-12 10:00 962

Over 10,000 Foreign Students Get Help from China Education Center

China Education Center Helps Foreign Students, Working toward Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees, Prepare for Admission to China's Top Universities HONG KONG, June 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Education Center (CEC) is an information source for foreign undergraduate and graduate students...

2007-06-11 16:00 785

RICS Asia Pacific Announces New Hong Kong Manager

HONG KONG, June 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Asia Pacific Office of RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) announces today the appointment of Mr. David Cheung as the Hong Kong Manager. David commenced his duty on 4 June 2007 and will be focusing activities and priorities for membersh...

2007-06-08 14:16 952

Rutgers to Offer Executive MBA in Singapore

US Ambassador Welcomes Rutgers EMBA Program To new Campus at Singapore National Library SINGAPORE, June 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- US Ambassador to Singapore, Patricia Herbold, tonight welcomes Rutgers University's Executive MBA program to Singapore. The program launch, held at the Singapore...

2007-06-06 10:00 865

Kelly Services Enters Mainland China with Acquisition of P-Serv

Company Expands Global Network to 33 Countries and Territories TROY, Mich., June 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Kelly Services, Inc., a leading human resources solutions provider, today announced it has acquired P-Serv, a company specializing in temporary staffing, permanent staffing, outsourcing...

2007-06-04 12:19 1009

NetDimensions Announces Appointment of Europe, Middle East and Africa Director

HONG KONG, May 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NetDimensions, a global provider of learning, knowledge and performance management systems, announced today that Michael J. Higgins has joined the company as director in charge of business development for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region...

2007-05-31 14:00 643

New Oriental Announces Mobile Learning Project with Nokia in China

BEIJING, May 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Nokia, the world's largest mobile phone manufacturer, to launch a mob...

2007-05-28 20:00 914

China Businesses Are the World's Most Stressed

HONG KONG, May 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest findings from the Experian(R) Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) 2007, mainland China businesses are the most stressed in the world. More than eight out of ten (84%) mainland China businesses are more stressed than...

2007-05-29 09:00 948

Options Group Establishes Partnership with English First in China

SHANGHAI, May 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Options Group, a leading global executive search and strategic consulting firm, announces an extensive partnership with English First (EF), the world's largest private education company that specializes in language training, educational tours and cultura...

2007-05-24 11:40 947