General Business

Aon Hewitt and JobStreet Survey Reports Substantial Gaps between Chinese Companies and Western Companies in Attracting Talents 

SHANGHAI, Jan.12, 2011/PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A recent survey by Aon Hewitt, the global human resource consulting and outsourcing business of Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON) and Jobstreet.com shows that Chinese companies are at a disadvantage in competing with Western companies for top talents in the Asian...

2011-01-12 14:43 2039

Students get Free 3D Glasses to Experience the Emotions of Studying Abroad

  ZURICH, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Starting this week, high school or university students can experience a free 3D study abroad adventure by picking up 3D glasses distributed on school campuses by EF Education First. The glasses come with an invitation to watch a unique 3D video at www.ef....

2011-01-13 16:00 1023

VanceInfo Announces Launch of Outsourced Development Center with Hainan Airlines Group

BEIJING, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- VanceInfo Technologies Inc. (NYSE: VIT) ("VanceInfo"), an IT service provider and one of the leading offshore software development companies in China, today announced the official launch of an Outsourced Development Center ("ODC") in Beijing, China with HN...

2011-01-11 14:00 1643

Graduate Management Admission Council, Pearson VUE, and ACT Announce 12-Year Extension of GMAT Relationship

- Focus on Expanded Access, World Class Security, Next Generation GMAT exams RESTON, Va., MINNEAPOLIS and IOWA CITY, Iowa, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Graduate Management Admission Council, Pearson VUE and ACT, today announced an extension of their partnership to develop and adminis...

2011-01-11 22:00 1580

Noah Education Announces Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Noah Education Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NED) ("Noah" or "the Company"), a leading provider of education products and services in China, today announced that the Company held its 2010 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for shareholders on December 20, 2010. A...

2011-01-10 18:42 862

Global Sources appoints Peter Zapf to Chief Operating Officer

- Zapf brings extensive e-commerce and operational experience to the role - HONG KONG, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Global Sources Ltd. (Nasdaq: GSOL) (http://www.globalsources.com ) has appointed Peter Zapf, 42, to Chief Operating Officer. Zapf assumed the role effective January 5, 2011, af...

2011-01-07 17:00 2698

Hult International Business School Launches Master in Social Entrepreneurship

LONDON, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hult, the multinational business school well-known for its annual million-dollar competition among students to find the best plan for a chosen charity, has launched a degree in the emerging academic discipline of using business solutions to solve social prob...

2011-01-07 08:00 1580

ChinaCast Education to Present at the Cowen and Company 9th Annual Consumer Conference on January 10, 2011

BEIJING, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ChinaCast Education ("ChinaCast" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: CAST), a leading for-profit, post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China, today announced that the Company will present at the Cowen and Company 9th Annual Consumer...

2011-01-03 20:00 861

First Advantage Announces Acquisition by Symphony Technology Group

POWAY, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- First Advantage, a global provider of workforce solutions, today announced that Symphony Technology Group, a private equity firm with a strategic focus on software and service, has acquired the assets of First Advantage, a leader in a broad range of t...

2011-02-22 14:06 1672

China Executive Education Announces Forboss Annual Summit

Event to Take Place in Shanghai, December 29-31 HANGZHOU, China, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Executive Education Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CECX) ("China Executive Education" or the "Company"), a China-based executive training company designed to fit the needs of Chinese entrepreneurs ...

2010-12-28 19:55 1012

ChinaCast Education Reports Director Purchase of 400,000 Shares

Management Team and Board of Directors have collectively purchased 1.34 million shares valued at $9.54 million in 2010 BEIJING, Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ChinaCast Education Corporation (the "Company" or "ChinaCast") (Nasdaq: CAST), a leading for-profit, post-secondary and e-learning servi...

2010-12-27 23:00 1245

New Oriental to Report Second Fiscal Quarter Financial Results on January 18, 2011

BEIJING, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- 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 second fiscal quarter ended November 30, 2010, before the U.S. ma...

2010-12-30 16:00 971

CDEL Expands Business Start-up Training Program Offering With the Signing of Three New Contracts

BEIJING, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL" or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, today announced that it has signed three new contracts relating to its business start-up tra...

2010-12-22 22:18 1456

Corporate Parties, Gift-Giving on the Rise This Holiday Season 

Global Executives Showing More Holiday Cheer, According to Korn/Ferry Survey LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Better parties, bigger gifts and more cheer - that's what's in store this holiday season for global organizations, according to an executive survey by Korn/Ferry Internatio...

2010-12-22 02:40 972

ChinaEdu Corporation Receives Awards at Tencent China Education Industry Review

BEIJING, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ChinaEdu Corporation (Nasdaq: CEDU) ("ChinaEdu" or "the Company"), a leading educational services provider in China, announced that it has received the "2010 China's Most Influential Education Group" award at the 2010 annual Tencent China Education Industr...

2010-12-21 21:00 1356

Robert Walters Expands Asia Footprint with New Beijing Office

BEIJING, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ --   -- Robert Walters opens new China office in Beijing's Central Business District   -- Beijing office to focus on permanent recruitment for the mid-senior end of the market across both commerce and financial services sectors Robert Walters PLC (LSE:...

2010-12-16 10:00 1392

Beijing's Central Conservatory of Music, School of Piano Becomes All-Steinway 

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Steinway & Sons has announced the addition of the Central Conservatory of Music, School of Piano, located in Beijing, China, to its illustrious list of All-Steinway Schools. The world-renowned conservatory owns 127 Steinway grand pianos and ...

2010-12-15 01:00 1504

ESSEC's Innovative New Global MBA Program Prepares High-potential Leaders for Emerging Market Challenges

CERGY, France, Dec.16, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ESSEC Business School is launching a new MBA which focuses on providing professionals with unique insights into current critical global challenges such as energy, health care and transportation in emerging markets. The school will welcome its first in...

2010-12-16 09:00 1233

Korn/Ferry International Named HR Consulting Firm of the Year at China Staff Awards 2010 

- Firm took home the honors for Talent Management - BEIJING, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, has won the HR Consulting Firm of the Year award in the category of Talent Management at the recent China ...

2010-12-14 07:00 1219

For the Sixth Time in the Last Eight Years the MRI China Group Wins CCH China STAFF Recruitment Firm of the Year, China

BEIJING, Dec.13, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The MRI China Group has once again been awarded the prestigious CCH China STAFF Recruitment Firm of the Year. The company previously won the award in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009. The award demonstrates The MRI China Group’s position as the undisputed le...

2010-12-13 08:30 1213
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