Regional News

American Wins 2007 Stockholm Water Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Professor Perry L. McCarty, from Stanford University, California, a pioneer in the development of the understanding of biological and chemical processes for the safe supply and treatment of water, is the 2007 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate. ...

2007-03-23 10:58 1268

China Clean Energy Inc. Announces Successful Increase in Biodiesel Fuel Production Capacity

FUQING CITY, China, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Clean Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CCGY) ("China Clean Energy", "the Company"), a leading producer of biodiesel fuel and environmentally friendly specialty chemical products made from renewable resources in The People's ...

2007-03-22 21:00 973

3SBio Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2006 Earnings Release on Monday, April 2, 2007

Earnings Conference Call to be held on April 3, 2007 at 5:00 am (Pacific) / 8:00 am (Eastern) / 8:00 pm (Beijing/Hong Kong) SHENYANG, China, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 3SBio Inc. (Nasdaq: SSRX), a leading biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturi...

2007-03-22 20:27 716

AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces 20-F Filing

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) today announced it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F, including its audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2006, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the ...

2007-03-23 10:55 1117

Beijing Perfect World Launches Official Website for New Hit 'Zhu Xian Online'

BEIJING, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Beijing Perfect World, China's leading online game company, announced today that the official website for the company's new large scale interactive 3D online game, "Zhu Xian Online" ( http://www.zhuxian.com ), was launched on March 19th, 2007. The ga...

2007-03-22 21:00 1113

City Telecom Receives e-zone’s e-brand award 2006-07 -- Best Brand for Internet Service Provider

HONG KONG, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited (“HKBN”), a wholly owned subsidiary of City Telecom (H.K.) Limited (SEHK: 1137; Nasdaq: CTEL), is pleased to announce that it has been awarded e-zone magazine’s prestigious e-brand award 2006-07, Best Brand ...

2007-03-22 19:23 572

Indocan Resources in Australian Talks

GOLD COAST, Australia, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Indocan Resources Inc (OTC: IDCN) Indocan officers are visiting Australia and meeting with Australian Gold Holdings Ltd directors and larger shareholders and have made several important decisions as to corporate direction. We are attending...

2007-03-22 18:10 918

Media Advisory: CoreNet Global 2007 Asia Summit

Dr. Mohamad Maliki Osman, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry for National Development, to Present Opening Address CoreNet Global, the world's leading association for the corporate real estate industry, cordially welcomes you / your representative, together with a photographer, to attend the ...

2007-03-23 10:00 912

CCID Forecasts China Smart Phone Market to Face Diversified Competition

BEIJING, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- CCID Consulting Co., Ltd, China's leading research, consulting and IT outsourcing service provider, the first Chinese consulting firm listed in Hong Kong, releases its 2006-2007 Annual Report on China's Smart Phone Market. CCID Consulting's data ...

2007-03-22 20:00 841

AsiaInfo to Announce First Quarter 2007 Results On April 25, 2007

AsiaInfo to Announce First Quarter 2007 Results On April 25, 2007 BEIJING and SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASIA), a leading provider of telecom software solutions and IT security products and services in China, announced today...

2007-03-23 04:00 801

TEDA Welcomes Some 30 Korean Manufacturers Participating in IMIE2007

TIANJIN, China, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA) announces that the organizing committee of IMIE2007 recently announced that IMIE2007, held in May every year in TEDA, has attracted the attention of a great number of foreign manufacturers and ...

2007-03-22 08:00 758

Scarlet Awards First Caribbean Mobile WiMAX Network to Navini

Pioneering prepaid personal broadband services RICHARDSON, Texas, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Scarlet B.V., the Curacao international network operator, has announced the upcoming conversion of Scarlet's current Navini-based wireless broadband network to the Mobile WiMAX 802.16e standard...

2007-03-22 20:00 855

TEDA 2006 Top 100 Enterprises Achieved Average Profits of Over RMB200 Million

TIANJIN, China, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The TEDA 2006 top 100 enterprises results were announced a few days ago. The average profits achieved by these enterprises exceeded RMB200 million, with average revenue from main business approximating RMB3 billion. According to statistics,...

2007-03-22 08:00 643

Wartsila Will Have One of the Biggest Workshops in the World in Shanghai, China

HELSINKI, Finland, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Wartsila Corporation today inaugurated the first phase of a new reconditioning workshop in Shanghai, China. It will provide high-quality reconditioning services to owners and operators of marine engines, gearboxes, controllable-pitch propellers,...

2007-03-22 15:30 959

Lilly Announces Additional $50 Million Investment in Global Tuberculosis Partnership

Funding enables partnership to continue critical battle against MDR-TB; Reinvestment brings Lilly's total commitment to $120 million for long-term, sustainable program NEW YORK, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced plans to invest an additional $...

2007-03-22 12:01 809

Disclosure Advisory Board Responds to Chamber of Commerce Recommendations on Earnings Guidance

Board raises concern about elimination of quarterly guidance and focus on annual EPS range NEW YORK, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- PR Newswire's Disclosure Advisory Board, a 15-person council of leaders in the corporate, regulatory, investor, reporting and academic communities, expressed ...

2007-03-22 10:58 955

Japan Airlines Selects Goodrich's Electric Braking System for 787 Dreamliner Additions to Fleet

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Japan Airlines (JAL) has selected Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) to supply wheels and electrically-actuated brakes for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft it is adding to its fleet. JAL has 30 aircraft on order and is scheduled to start taking ...

2007-03-22 10:59 1195

China Fire & Security Group to Host Conference Call for 4th Quarter and 2006 Full Year Financial Results on March 29, 2007 at 4:30 p.m. EDT

BEIJING, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Fire & Security Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CFSG), a leading industrial fire protection products and solutions provider in China, announced today it will release its 2006 fourth quarter and full year results on Thursday, March 29, ...

2007-03-22 04:10 727

Fushi International, Inc. to Host Conference Call for 4th Quarter and 2006 Full Year Financial Results on March 29, 2007 at 4:30 p.m. EDT

DALIAN, China, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Fushi International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: FSIN), an emerging, low-cost Chinese manufacturer of bimetallic wire used for multiple end user applications, announced today it will release its 2006 fourth quarter and full year results on Thursday...

2007-03-22 04:25 958

Pony Names Kevin Wulff as Chief Executive Officer

SAN DIEGO, March 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Pony International LLC (Pony) today announced the appointment of Kevin Wulff as its Chief Executive Officer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070222/LATH093LOGO ) Mr. Wulff is an experienced athletic footwear industry execu...

2007-03-22 15:01 780