Policy & Public Interest

Global Metropolitan Forum of Seoul 2010: Designing Seoul for the Next Ten Years

Over 500 scholars, policy makers and diplomats will attend the forum to discuss designing Seoul's future SEOUL, South Korea, March 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Global Metropolitan Forum of Seoul 2010 will begin on March 10 at Nuritkum Square located in the Digital Media City in Sangsam-dong....

2010-03-08 20:49 1238

Prime Minister Gordon Brown Backs New Efforts to Unleash Philanthropy Through the British Government's Ambassador for Philanthropy

LONDON, March 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- - Web Site Hosts Community of Philanthropists to Encourage Greater Giving Generous philanthropists today have a new community to help "unleash philanthropy", and their efforts are being backed by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Gordo...

2010-03-23 08:00 1074

Recession Changes Legal Sector

Law Firms Sharpen Up as Recession Cuts Legal Sector to Size LONDON, March 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- - Recession accelerates change in legal sector by 10 years - Inefficient sector now puts value and efficiency first - Hourly rate billing gives way to value billing - Client...

2010-03-22 10:00 1054

Tullett Prebon Wins Unlawful Conspiracy Claim Against BGC, Shaun Lynn and Tony Verrier

- Tullett Prebon plc v BGC Brokers LP and BGC Brokers GP Limited ("BGC"), Anthony Neil Verrier ("Tony Verrier"), Shaun Carl Edgar Lynn ("Shaun Lynn"), and others. - Statement by Tullett Prebon on the Judgment handed down on 18 March 2010 at the Royal Courts of Just...

2010-03-18 21:16 808

'Law Firms Sharpen Up as Recession Cuts Legal Sector to Size'

LONDON, March 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- - Recession accelerates change in legal sector by 10 years - Inefficient sector now puts value and efficiency first - Hourly rate billing gives way to value billing - Clients hold power in legal supply relationships - General C...

2010-03-22 10:00 698

Gender Inequality Persists in China -- Launch of the Asia-Pacific Regional Human Development Report on Gender

BEIJING, March 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- While China has experienced unsurpassed economic development in recent decades, this progress has not been even in achieving gender equality. The country, like its Asia-Pacific counterparts, remains hindered by the presence of a severe gender gap. Women acro...

2010-03-09 15:09 1141

Chinmax Defends its Distribution Rights to Biosite Triage Products, Filing Suit in China against Subsidiary of Inverness Medical Innovations

SHANGHAI, March 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On January 28, 2010, Chinmax Medical Systems, Inc., a leading distributor of clinical diagnostics in China, filed a civil complaint in the People's Court of Yangpu District, Shanghai against Inverness Medical Beijing Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Inverness Me...

2010-03-08 18:00 1717

Fried Frank Expands Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice

Shannon Lowry Nagle Joins Firm in New York NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced today that Shannon Lowry Nagle has joined the Firm's bankruptcy and restructuring practice as a partner, resident in the New York office. Ms. Nagle has repr...

2010-03-02 07:29 1023

Steve Epstein Joins Fried Frank's M&A Practice

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced today that Steve Epstein has joined the Firm as a partner in the mergers and acquisitions practice group resident in New York. He joins the Firm from O'Melveny & Myers LLP, where he was a partner in the...

2010-02-23 06:29 1049

Development of Saudi Arabia-Russia International Cooperation

MOSCOW, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On February 13, 2010, the following Russian companies participated in the work of the annual Jeddah Economic Forum for the first time, with the support of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF): Sberbank, Solar Projects (Renova Group), Lomm...

2010-02-17 08:05 981

Rewards and Their Influence in the Workplace

"There are two things people want more than sex and money...recognition and praise." (1) SHANGHAI, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- One of the reasons why reward programs often seem to misfire is that they are too mechanical. Compensation & benefits managers talk about benchmarking, comp ratios,...

2010-02-09 08:00 10118

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. Announces 3-Year Agreement with Chinese Government to Host Employment Initiative on 28.com Web Portal

BEIJING, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. ("ChinaNet", OTC Bulletin Board: CHNT), a leading full-service media development, advertising and communications company for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the People's Republic of China ("China"), today...

2010-01-15 05:52 673

FBI Ends Copperfield Investigation, Copperfield Accuser Investigated According to Angelo Calfo of Yarmuth, Wilsdon, Calfo PLLC

SEATTLE, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The following is a statement by David Copperfield's attorney, Angelo Calfo of Yarmuth, Wilsdon, Calfo PLLC in response to the FBI's announcement and Smoking Gun and Seattle Times stories (see links): http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/years/2...

2010-01-14 11:32 1136

Deacons Australia Joins Norton Rose Group

Creating one of the best resourced legal practices in Asia Pacific LONDON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- International legal practice Norton Rose Group today announced that Deacons Australia has joined Norton Rose Group with effect from 1 January 2010. This follows the announcement on 23 ...

2010-01-04 11:00 1218

MEDIA ADVISORY: MultiVu Digital Center Feed Secretary Clinton Underscores the Importance of a Growing U.S.-Pakistan Partnership and Pledges Continued U.S. Aid During Remarks at the American Pakistan Foundation's Inaugural Gala Benefit in NYC

STORY SUMMARY Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addresses new American Pakistan group, promotes U.S. aid commitment and urges Pakistanis to continue the joint fight against extremists. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: Video, hard copy requests, contact information and more available at htt...

2009-12-15 09:09 727

MEDIA ADVISORY: MultiVu Digital Center Feed: U.S. Envoy Defines Three Key U.S. Objectives to Bring Lasting Peace to Sudan - End Gross Human Rights Abuses, Genocide and Implement the North-South Peace Agreement

FORMAT: Soundbites STORY SUMMARY: Remarks by Scott Gration, U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan as he reviews the Obama Administration's New Policy Efforts in Sudan and outlines the three major U.S. objectives to bring peace to the region. RESOURCES Video, hard copy requests, contact i...

2009-12-04 08:37 685

Beijing Court Upholds Copyright Protection for GMAT Exam

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Beijing No. 1 Intermediate People's Court has upheld the right of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) to protect its copyrights in the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) from infringement in China. The GMAT exam is used by more tha...

2009-12-03 20:00 810

Taiwan Microloops Corp. Responds to the Patent Infringement Lawsuit Filed by Convergence Technologies Ltd. against it

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Taiwan Microloops Corp. today responded to the patent infringement lawsuit filed against it by Convergence Technologies Ltd. through Convergence's U.S. company Convergence Technologies (USA) LLC. Responding announcement made by Microloops follows. ...

2009-11-24 15:10 1112

U.S. Department of State Launches Second Annual ExchangesConnect Video Contest to Amplify U.S. Public Diplomacy: 'Change Your Climate, Change Our World'

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton today launched the Department of State's second annual ExchangesConnect Video Contest, "Change Your Climate, Change Our World," with a video message on the ExchangesConnect social network at http://connect.state...

2009-11-24 14:58 686

Convergence Technologies Files Lawsuit Against Hewlett-Packard, Sapphire and Microloops

RESTON, Va., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Convergence Technologies (USA) LLC, of Reston Virginia, today announces that it has filed a lawsuit (Docket No. 1:09cv1256) in the Eastern District of Virginia against Hewlett-Packard, Sapphire Technology Limited (a Hong Kong company) and Taiwan Microloo...

2009-11-16 19:57 877
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