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www.BILD.de to Cover the Olympic Summer Games in Chinese Too

BERLIN, Aug. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- "Hello, China - this is Germany..." it will say on Germany's biggest news and entertainment portal as of August 8, 2008. For http://www.BILD.de is also reporting about the Beijing Olympic Games in Chinese. Until August 24 www.BILD.de invites Chines...

2008-08-11 21:12 1114

Bank of America Opens Hometown Hopefuls(R) Family Center in Beijing, China

Former U.S. President George H. W. Bush Welcomes Team USA and Their Families Family Center Serves as Home Away from Home for U.S. Olympians Competing in Beijing and Those Who Helped Them Get Here BEIJING, Aug. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United Stat...

2008-08-11 15:00 1009

General Manager Appointments at the Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited

HONG KONG, Aug. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited announces the following senior appointments: Mr. Ingvar Herland as General Manager, Research & Technology; and Mr. P.T. Wong as General Manager, Project Coordination and Technical Services. Both appointees are bas...

2008-08-08 10:00 1249

Johnson & Johnson Unveils Olympic Games Pavilion Featuring Authentic Qin Shi Huang Terracotta Warrior Exhibit

Pavilion's Caring World Experience Features High Tech, Interactive Exhibits BEIJING, Aug. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), Worldwide Partner of the International Olympic Committee and Official Partner of the Beijing 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games, today unveiled ...

2008-08-07 05:31 936

Empire State Building Displays Flags of the World With Its Iconic Tower Lights

World-Famous Icon Celebrates Countries Competing in the 2008 Beijing Olympics NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Empire State Building (ESB) announced it will celebrate the countries competing in this year’s Olympics by lighting each of the four sides of its famed tower -- north, sou...

2008-08-06 12:43 951

The Lexus Cup Returns to Singapore Where It All Began

SINGAPORE, July 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Lexus Cup 2008 organisers revealed today that the final event of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) season will be returning to Singapore where the tournament was inaugurated. Singapore Island Country Club (Bukit) will play host to the 4th...

2008-07-24 20:36 835

Asia's Top Music and Lifestyle Event Singapore Sun Festival to Celebrate the Art of Living Well

350 Regional and International Artists and Celebrities Including Robert Redford and Kiri Te Kanawa to Perform in October SINGAPORE, July 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The critically-acclaimed Singapore Sun Festival, returns for another celebration from 17 to 26 October 2008. This annual multi-art...

2008-07-24 10:00 1213

Prominent Chinese Firm Represents Largest U.S. Olympic Delegation in History

BEIJING, July 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Lehman Lee & Xu's sports law practice group, the most prominent of its kind in China, has been chosen to represent the U.S. Olympic Committee in all local matters related to the 2008 Olympic Games. The U.S. team traveling to Beijing will be the largest ...

2008-07-22 08:30 841

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited Signs Heads of Agreement for A Proposed Hotel Development in Paris, France

HONG KONG, July 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH) today announced that it has entered into a heads of agreement (HOA) with Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company (QD) for a proposed hotel development in Paris, France. (Logo: http://www.prnasia....

2008-07-15 20:54 1057

World Record Welcome to Euro 2008

- Biggest Ever Advert Greets Football Fans at Vienna VIENNA, Austria, June 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The world's biggest billboard has been grabbing the attention of football fans flying into Vienna Airport for the closing stages of Euro 2008. Covering an area of more than 50 fo...

2008-06-20 08:00 887

American Business Holdings, Inc. Announces Name Change to SOKO Fitness & Spa Group, Inc.

HARBIN, China, June 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Business Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AMHG), the largest private beauty salon, spa and fitness club operator in Northeast China, today announced that, effective on June 6th, the name of the Company was changed to SOKO Fitn...

2008-06-16 20:00 847

Manchester United Legend "Lee Sharpe" Coming to Hong Kong

HONG KONG, June 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- As part of MediaMax Sports' Football Legends in Hong Kong series we are delighted to announce that ex-Manchester United player Lee Sharpe will be visiting Hong Kong next weekend from 20th - 23rd June, 2008. During his eight years with the Red De...

2008-06-12 10:00 1221

Ireland Braces Itself for 2008 Gay Rugby World Cup

DUBLIN, June 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Bingham Cup (commonly known as the "Gay Rugby World Cup") sponsored by Irish bookmaker Paddy Power kicks-off in Dublin next Friday, 13 June 2008. The tournament is the second largest biennial amateur 15s rugby tournament in the world. The ...

2008-06-10 14:41 864

Last Call ... For Votes! -- More than 50,000 Beer Lovers Have Cast Their Vote for The Four Points by Sheraton First Ever Best Brews Intern

From Africa to Asia Ale Aficionados are Voting Around the World for their Favorite Candidate SINGAPORE, June 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Primaries and Super delegates are taking a back seat for sud sippers around the globe as the end of voting for the Four Points by Sheraton Best Brews Intern d...

2008-06-10 09:00 1205

ATP and Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Launch Donation Programs Benefitting China

Monetary Donations Collected from the Two Tours And Tournaments Along with Proceeds from Player Memorabilia Auction to Support Relief Efforts PARIS, June 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Sony Ericsson WTA Tour and ATP are combining forces to assist in relief efforts benefitting victims of the r...

2008-06-05 11:37 855

Asian Formula International Open Competition for 2008's Malaysia Leg Rings Down the Curtain

BEIJING, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NARCAR International Racing Development Co., LTD ("NARCAR"), a sports event operator in China, announced that at 15:30, May 11, 2008, in Sepang Circuit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Asian Formula International Open Competition ended its Malaysia round of racing,...

2008-05-12 17:14 898

Melco China Resorts Announces Launch of China's First World-Class Ski and Leisure Resorts

Melco China Resorts owns largest ski portfolio in China, creating exceptional destination resorts and luxurious homes BEIJING, April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Melco China Resorts (“MCR”), an associate of Melco International Development Limited (“Melco”) (HKSE: 0200) today topped out...

2008-04-30 19:34 1206

Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy Opens California Campus

HILTON HEAD, S.C., April 4, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Asian junior golfers now have a new opportunity to improve their games and increase their exposure to U.S. colleges at Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy with its planned opening of a second campus on the U.S. West Coast this fall...

2008-04-04 10:00 848

Fila UK Announces Five Year Partnership with The Championships, Wimbledon

SHANGHAI, March 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Italian sportswear brand Fila is to be the new official footwear licensee to The Championships, Wimbledon. The five-year contract will see Fila provide a range of dual branded performance tennis and leisure footwear styles, until 2012. The partner...

2008-03-24 08:00 806

New Balance Launches ‘LOVE/hate. this is the new balance’Global Brand Campaign

Campaign Captures Athletes’ Love/Hate Relationship With Running and Brand’s Promise to Increase the Love BOSTON, March 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Global athletic leader New Balance debuts a new brand campaign on March 27, 2008 that highlights running as fundamental to all sport and spotlights...

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