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GigaMedia: Exclusive Co-Host of the World Series of Mahjong

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GigaMedia Limited("GigaMedia" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: GIGM) announced today that it has secured the five-year exclusive co-host role of the MahJong World Championship together with the World MahJong Organization. The World ...

2006-12-21 22:00 1058

Last Chance to Get a Free Travel Day With the Eurail Selectpass!

UTRECHT, Netherlands, Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- There are just less than a couple of weeks left to take advantage of Eurail's special end of year offer. The Eurail Group G.I.E. is offering an extra day of rail travel on all 6- , 8- or 10- day Eurail Selectpasses purchased by...

2006-12-21 20:00 1370

Xinhua Far East Downgrades the Issuer Rating of Inner Mongolia Eerduosi Cashmere Products Co Ltd to BB+

HONG KONG, Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Far East China Ratings ("Xinhua Far East") today concluded its review on Inner Mongolia Eerduosi Cashmere Products Co Ltd ("Erdos" or "the Company", SH A 600295; SH B 900936) by downgrading its issuer credit rating to BB+ from BBB-. Its rati...

2006-12-21 19:07 1163

Further Expansion of China Equity Exchange Platform

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Intermost Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: IMOT), a leading online electronic equity exchange service provider in China, is pleased to have achieved a growing market share of the China Equity Exchange Platform ( http://www.chinae.com ). ...

2006-12-21 21:03 1054

Webzen Inc. FY 2006 Interim Financial Statements

Webzen Inc. Non-consolidated Balance Sheet SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Webzen Inc. Non-consolidated Balance Sheet (* The FY 2006 Interim financials have been prepared on an unaudited basis, and may be subject to chan...

2006-12-21 19:24 860

Beijing Perfect World Reviews Success of China's Online Gaming in 2006; Creates New World Online War Game

BEIJING, Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Beijing Perfect World Technology Co., Ltd. announced today that it believes that the popularity of online gaming in 2006 has helped stabilize China's up-and-down software market. It also believes that it has played a major role in the industry's...

2006-12-21 22:00 2001

Johnson Electric Holdings Limited Announces Interim Report

HONG KONG, Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Johnson Electric Holdings Limited (HKSE: 179) announces today its interim report for the six months ended 30th September 2006. HIGHLIGHTS -- Turnover up 68% to US$1,052 million -- EBITDA up 68% to US$142 million -- ...

2006-12-21 18:59 26347

MyStarU.com Generates 50,000 Members in November; Each Member Will Pay a Monthly Fee of $20 Starting January 2007

HONG KONG, Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telecom Communications, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TCOM), the Total Solutions Provider, announced today that its subsidiaries, IC Star MMS Limited and Guangzhou TCOM Computer Tech Limited (GTCT), have jointly released a new online perf...

2006-12-21 22:00 1468

Xinhua Far East Downgrades the Issuer Rating of Inner Mongolia Eerduosi Cashmere Products Co Ltd to BB+

HONG KONG, Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -– Xinhua Far East China Ratings ("Xinhua Far East") today concluded its review on Inner Mongolia Eerduosi Cashmere Products Co Ltd ("Erdos" or "the Company", SH A 600295; SH B 900936) by downgrading its issuer credit rating to BB+ from BBB-. Its r...

2006-12-21 17:31 1276

Race to Build First High-Speed Transpacific Undersea Cable Leads to Honolulu

PTC '07 Hosts Deal's Contenders HONOLULU, Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Between the U.S. and Asia, a battle looms over the rights to carry information -- in the form of high- speed underwater cable or satellite -- between Asia's booming economy and the U.S. A numbe...

2006-12-21 16:02 860

Pacific Internet Launches Data Centre Service in China

Facilitate Data Exchange Between Northern,Southern China and Across the Globe Intelligent DNS Service Ensures the Fastest Path to Company Websites and Boosts Browsing Speed More Than 15 Times SINGAPORE, Dec. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Internet Limited (Nasdaq: PCNTF), ...

2006-12-21 10:30 1069

China Technology Announces the Establishment of New Production Base for Nutraceutical Products in China Merchants Zhangzhou Development Zone

HONG KONG, Dec. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Technology Development Group Corporation (Nasdaq: CTDC; "CTDC" or "the Company") today announced that the Company entered into an Investment Agreement and a Leasing Agreement (collectively, the "Agreements") with China Merchants Z...

2006-12-20 21:00 1064

US Patent Granted to ScinoPharm for the Production of SN-38

TAINAN, Taiwan, Dec. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ScinoPharm has just been awarded an US patent that relates to the preparation of SN-38, a key intermediate in the synthesis of irinotecan. The US patent, No. 7,151,179, entitled "Process for the Preparation of 7-Alkyl-10-Hydroxy-20(S)- Campt...

2006-12-20 19:20 1273

Emperor International Holdings & Emperor Entertainment Hotel Announce 006/2007 Interim Results

Property Investments Strengthened Hotel Quickly Establishes Brand-Name in Lucrative Macau Market HONG KONG, Dec. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emperor International Holdings Limited (Hong Kong Stock code: 163; ADR: EPRRY) and Emperor Entertainment Hote...

2006-12-20 17:34 872

China Expert Technology Signs Two New e-Government Contracts in China Totaling $57 Million

14 New e-Government Contracts Awarded Year-to-Date with a Total Contract Sum of $251.7 million HONG KONG, Dec. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Expert Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CXTI), an emerging leader in providing large scale network infrastruc...

2006-12-20 21:30 894

Vimicro Obtains Shareholder Approval in 2006 Annual General Meeting

BEIJING, Dec. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vimicro International Corporation (Nasdaq: VIMC), a leading fabless semiconductor company that designs and develops multimedia semiconductor products and solutions, today announced that during its 2006 annual general meeting held at Vimicr...

2006-12-20 23:31 1341

SourceCode Releases Beta 1 of Their Next Generation Platform, Code Named K2.net(R) 'BlackPearl'

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- SourceCode Technology Holdings, Inc. (SourceCode), the creator of the K2.net(R) Enterprise Workflow Platform, today announced the first beta release of the new version of K2.net, codenamed "BlackPearl" to a select number of SourceCode part...

2006-12-21 17:51 1737

NIKE, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Earnings Per Share of $1.28

-- Revenue up 10 percent; worldwide futures orders up 7 percent -- Improved tax rate contributes $0.13 to earnings per share BEAVERTON, Ore., Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended November 30, 2006. Fo...

2006-12-22 12:04 6701

Freestar Technology Corp.'S Rahaxi Processing Oy Achieves Visa and Mastercard PCI DSS Qualification as a European Certified Payments Solutions Provider

It is Only the Second Finnish Company to Achieve Certification SHANGHAI, China, Dec. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/-- FreeStar Technology Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: FSRT) an international card payments processor and technology company, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Rahaxi ...

2006-12-20 20:22 1528

Beijing Perfect World Helps Gamers Get in the Christmas Spirit

BEIJING, Dec. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Beijing Perfect World Technology Co., Ltd. announced today that in order to help it's global gaming community get into the Christmas spirit, it has launched a series of festive additions to its hugely successful online game "Perfect World 2 -- In...

2006-12-20 22:00 2122

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