General Business

China's Fastest Growing Job Index Reaches 100,000 Registered Users in Two Months

BEIJING, May 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Meijob.com ( http://www.Meijob.com ) aggregates over 180,000 employment opportunities from more than 40 job sites into one easy-to-use website. In the two months since its official launch in March 2007, the number of registered users for the site has reache...

2007-05-23 10:34 925

Arizona State University Partners With China's Sichuan University to Establish Confucius Institute in Tempe, Ariz.

BEIJING, May 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A comprehensive effort to teach Chinese language and culture in Arizona's elementary and secondary schools is a major focus of a new Arizona State University-Sichuan University Joint Confucius Institute. A signing ceremony between delegations from both u...

2007-05-22 20:43 826

China Education Alliance Announces that it has Raised $2.4 Million in Convertible Notes with Barron Partners L.P.

BEIJING, May 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CEDA), one of China’s leading e-learning and online education enterprises, today announced that on May 8, 2007, it raised $2.4 million from the sale of convertible notes with Barron Partners L.P. as the ...

2007-05-14 21:00 949

51job, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2007 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, China, May 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2007 ended March 31, 2007. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200611091940.jpg ) ...

2007-05-11 04:30 809

(ISC)2(R) Accepting Nominations for First Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements Programme

Programme recognises professionals advancing IT security workforce in Asia-Pacific HONG KONG, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- (ISC)2(R) ("ISC-squared"), the non-profit global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers, today announced its ina...

2007-05-08 12:51 852

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries Hosts the 8th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU)

HONG KONG, May 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) hosted the eighth Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU) conference on 4th May, 2007 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The event was, once again, well supported by the Hong...

2007-05-07 06:00 1046

51job, Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2007 Earnings Release and Conference Call on May 10, 2007

SHANGHAI, China, April 30 /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 first quarter ended March 31, 2007 after the market closes on Thursday, May 1...

2007-04-30 17:00 849

NetDimensions EKP Chosen By Midwest Airlines In Knowledge Management Initiative

HONG KONG and AUSTIN, Texas, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today, NetDimensions announced an agreement with Midwest Airlines to use the Enterprise Knowledge Platform (EKP) learning management system (LMS) to facilitate knowledge transfer and staff development within the organization. ...

2007-04-23 20:00 810

New Oriental Announces Results for the Third Fiscal Quarter Ended

BEIJING, April 17 /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 fiscal quarter ended February 28, 2007, which is the thi...

2007-04-18 04:30 912

New Blog Assists Chinese Jobseekers to Improve Their Career Prospects

BEIJING, April 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Meijob.com, China's leading job search engine, launched a new Blog aimed at assisting Chinese job applicants to read, share, and discuss articles and ideas on how to advance their career and make themselves more attractive to local and international e...

2007-04-16 18:16 952

Korn/Ferry Strengthens Position as the World's #1 Executive Search Firm

LOS ANGELES, April 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, has strengthened its position as the largest executive search firm in the world, according to the 2006 annual rankings released by Kennedy Information,...

2007-04-12 17:27 909

Dutch scholarships for Chinese Talent

BREUKELEN, The Netherlands, April 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Nyenrode Business Universiteit, one of the oldest and most prestigious business schools in Europe, is exploring ways to attract more Chinese management talents to its picturesque campus in the Netherlands. The university is celebratin...

2007-04-12 10:45 839

Corning and OSA Foundation Announce Corning Outstanding Student Paper Award Competition

New Program to Launch at OFC/NFOEC 2008 ANAHEIM, Calif., March 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) and the OSA Foundation on March 27th announced the establishment of a new student award competition. Created to recognize future leaders in the field of optical communic...

2007-03-29 11:17 992

A New UN Project to Improve Policies and Raise Awareness of Mine Safety at the Community Level

-- Building a Safer Future for Coal Miners and Their Families BEIJING, March 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Coal miners and their families in five provinces will soon receive enhanced education and training while mine policies and regulations will be improved as part of a four-year United Nation...

2007-03-27 10:00 958

Hofstra Accepting Nominations for Guru Nanak Interfaith Prize

$50,000 International Prize to Be Awarded in 2008 HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., March 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Hofstra University is accepting applications for the Guru Nanak Interfaith Prize, a $50,000 award for a living individual or organization who has contributed to the promotion of constructive d...

2007-03-20 20:00 893

Louis T. Hsieh Appointed to New Oriental's Board of Directors

BEIJING, March 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China ("New Oriental" or the "Company"), today announced that it appointed Louis T. Hsieh to the Company's board of directors (the "Boa...

2007-03-15 17:00 1279

New Oriental Gains Exclusive Rights to Distribute Thomson's Online Training Course for English Teachers

BEIJING, March 14 /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 Thomson Learning, a leading provider of materials for English languag...

2007-03-14 20:00 1090

Robert Woll to Join WILMERHALE Beijing Office as Co-Partner in Charge

Office Expansion Brings Private Equity and Venture Capital Expertise to China Practice WASHINGTON, March 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WilmerHale announces the expansion of its China practice with the addition of Robert Woll as Co-Partner in Charge of its Beijing office alongside Lester Ross. ...

2007-03-14 14:51 1138

Diguang International Appoints Chief Financial Officer

SHENZHEN, China, March 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Diguang International Development Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: DGNG) ("Diguang"), an emerging, China-based leader in the manufacture of CCFL and LED backlights for the LCD display industry, announced the appointment of its Controller Keith Ho...

2007-03-13 00:26 961

NetDimensions Announces New Asia Pacific Business Development Director

HONG KONG, March 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NetDimensions, a global provider of learning, knowledge and performance management systems, announced today that Robert Wong has joined the company as business development director for the Asia Pacific region. Wong, who joins NetDimensions afte...

2007-03-09 21:00 922