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Leadership Success in China: Conquering an Unknown Territory

New book guides expatriate managers on their most challenging assignment yet SINGAPORE, May 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Managers on assignment in China may learn that what has made them inspiring leaders in the past, may not be what makes them successful in China, according to a recently releas...

2008-05-13 10:00 622

China Water & Drinks to Present at Merrill Lynch Asia Rising Stars Conference

SHENZHEN, China, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Water and Drinks, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CWDK) (“China Water and Drinks” or “the Company”), a leading producer and distributor of bottled water in the People’s Republic of China, today announced the Company will present at the u...

2008-05-12 21:00 820

General Steel Holdings, Inc. Announces Earnings Call and Webcast for First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

May 15, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. EDT BEIJING, China, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/--General Steel Holdings, Inc. (“General Steel”), (the “Company”), (NYSE Arca: GSI), one of China’s leading non-state owned steel products producers announced today it will release its First Quarter 2008 Financi...

2008-05-12 21:00 644

FSL Trust to Acquire Three Containerships for US$210 Million

-- Transaction significantly accretive to DPU -- Guidance for Q2 and Q3 DPU raised again: -- Q2: DPU of US2.77 cents, 6.9% higher than Q1 DPU and --Q3: DPU of US3.05 cents, 17.8% higher than Q1 DPU of US2.59 cents -- Total asset acquisitions of more than ha...

2008-05-12 20:10 787

Praxis Language Launches FrenchPod - A New French Educational Podcast Service

SHANGHAI, China, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Praxis Language today announced the launch of their highly anticipated new website, http://www.frenchpod.com . FrenchPod is the third online language service to be offered by Praxis Language following the global success of ChinesePod ( http://c...

2008-05-12 20:00 685

Orion Capital Joins the DIFC

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Orion Holding Overseas, a leading financial services firm in the MENA region, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Orion Capital Limited, has received a license from the Dubai Financial Services Authority to operate as an authoris...

2008-05-13 02:56 941

BMP Sunstone to Report First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BMP Sunstone Corporation (Nasdaq: BJGP; ‘‘BMP Sunstone’’ or the ‘‘Company’’), one of China’s leading marketing and distribution pharmaceutical companies, today announced that it plans to release first quarter 2008 financial resul...

2008-05-12 20:00 478

American Lorain Announces Business Expansion and Reaffirms Outlook for 2008

JUNAN COUNTY, Shandong, China, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Lorain Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ALRC) ("American Lorain" or the "Company"), an international packaged foods company based in Shandong Province, People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it ...

2008-05-12 19:00 850

SmartPay Launches Utility Bills Payment Service with China Unicom, China Unionpay and Huishang Bank in Anhui Province

SHANGHAI, China, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Recently Shanghai SmartPay Jieyin, in partnerships with China Unicom, China Unionpay and Huishang Bank, launched the Mobile-Wallet service for paying utility bills in Anhui Province. This brand new service allows users to pay bills any time, any...

2008-05-12 20:00 552

E-House to Attend 2nd CLSA Corporate Access Forum 2008 and Present at Oppenheimer’s 2nd Annual China Dragon Call Conference

SHANGHAI, China, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- E-House (China) Holdings Limited ("E-House") (NYSE: EJ), a leading real estate services company in China, today announced that Mr. Li-Lan Cheng, E-House’s chief financial officer, will attend the 2nd CLSA Corporate Access Forum 2008. T...

2008-05-12 20:00 833

Diguang International Announces May 16 Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss 2008 First Quarter Financial Results

SHENZHEN, China, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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, today announced a conference call and webca...

2008-05-12 19:50 543

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 17:14 873

Cityscape China 2008 Featuring World Renowned Real Estate Projects

Middle East's Fortune Group, Meydan LLC, ETA Star Property and US-based MGM Mirage, Amongst Many Others, will be Showcasing Their Mega Developments at the Event SHANGHAI and SINGAPORE, May 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Aside from featuring world-wide real estate developers from more than 15 cou...

2008-05-13 09:00 605

Pentair Reports First Quarter Net Income Per Share from Continuing Operations up 26 Percent to $0.53

Company Raises Low End of Full Year Guidance Range to $2.30 to $2.40, an Increase of 10 to 14 Percent -- Reports first quarter sales of $840 million, up 6 percent versus the first quarter 2007 -- Delivers earnings per share from continuing operations (EPS) of $0.5...

2008-05-12 17:14 455

Zhongpin Inc. Reports Record First Quarter 2008 Results

First quarter revenues climb 95% year-over-year to a record $108.7 million CHANGGE CITY, Henan, China, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zhongpin Inc. (Nasdaq: HOGS), a leading meat and food processing company in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”), today reported financial results f...

2008-05-12 16:30 576

Teliris Redefines Telepresence Market with Portfolio that Brings Expanded Affordability

Personal, Express and Custom Telepresence Solutions Broaden Telepresence Accessibility NEW YORK, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Teliris (http://www.teliris.com), the leading telepresence provider, announced today a new continuum of telepresence solutions that breaks previous pricing barriers...

2008-05-12 21:00 474

AppTrigger Poised to Ignite Next Gen Mobile Services in China

Ignite Application Session Controller Extends Reach of Applications and Provides Seamless Migration to Next Generation Networks BEIJING, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AppTrigger, Inc., the leading provider of telecom application connectivity solutions, today commenced its launching of the t...

2008-05-12 16:00 600

ING Real Estate Appoints Country Manager for Singapore and South East Asia

HONG KONG, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ING Real Estate's investment management business in Asia today announced the appointment of Mr. Leong Chi Meng as Managing Director and Country Manager for Singapore and South East Asia. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200805121300.jpg ) ...

2008-05-20 21:57 932

Xinhua Finance Announces AGM Date, New Board Members

SHANGHAI, China, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Finance (TSE Mothers: 9399 and OTC: XHFNY), China’s leading financial information provider, today announced that it will hold its Annual General Meeting for shareholders on June 25, 2008 in Shanghai. Following the AGM, the Company w...

2008-05-12 13:10 613

Global Infrastructure Partners Announces Close of US $5.64 Billion First Fund

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Global Infrastructure Partners ("GIP"), an independent fund that invests in infrastructure assets worldwide, announced today that it has completed fundraising for its flagship first fund. Total commitments to the Fund are US$5.64 bill...

2008-05-12 12:30 452