Regional News

HDI(R) Recognized in Microsoft's New Generation Certification

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- HDI, ( http://www.thinkhdi.com ) the world's largest membership association for IT service and support professionals and the premier certification body for the industry, today announced an agreement with Microsoft Corp. that recognizes HDI ...

2007-05-09 08:55 700

Domino's Delivers Pizza in a ZAP

World's Largest Pizza Delivery Company Begins Test of All-Electric Delivery Vehicle LAS VEGAS, May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- As part of the company's Worldwide Rally in Las Vegas this week, Domino's Pizza tested delivering its pizzas using ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP) all-electric vehicl...

2007-05-09 14:22 832

New Regulatory Team at Quintiles Helps Bring Biotechnology Products to Market

Former FDA, Industry Experts Have More Than 115 Years of Experience RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Quintiles Transnational Corp. today announced the formation of a global biologics regulatory team to advise customers about development plans and optimal strategy f...

2007-05-09 09:02 794

Success Makes Companies Slow

LONDON, May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Successful companies grow, and as they grow, they become more complex and it takes more time and effort to get things done, according to research by Global Integration. Eventually complexity undermines what made the company successful in the first place; t...

2007-05-09 07:00 717

Pay88 Closes Out 2006 Validating Online Multiplayer Game Business Model While Setting the Stage for Expansion in 2007

CHONGQING, China, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pay88 Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PAYI) announced today that it will continue to accelerate its growth initiative for the sale of prepaid online multiplayer game cards in 2007 through its wholly owned subsidiary, Chongqing Qianbao Technolo...

2007-05-08 20:40 828

Richie Ren Launches New Global Album Featuring Theme Songs in 'Zhu Xian Online'

BEIJING, May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Speaking for "Zhu Xian Online", the latest online game developed by China's leading game provider Beijing Perfect World, Asian superstar Richie Ren arrived in Shanghai for a press conference on April 26 to promote his latest album, in which featured song...

2007-05-09 08:00 1040

China GrenTech Corporation Limited Schedules 2007 First Quarter Earnings Release on Monday, May 14, 2007

Earnings Conference Call to be Held on May 14, 2007 at 5:00 am (Pacific) / 8:00 am (Eastern) / 8:00 pm (Beijing/Hong Kong) SHENZHEN, China, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China GrenTech Corporation Limited (Nasdaq: GRRF; “the Company” or “GrenTech”), a leading China-based wireless...

2007-05-08 19:58 629

Largest Trade Show of China Suppliers in Dubai Set to Help Drive Growth of Middle East-China Trade

Middle East-China Trade Expected to Top $100 Billion by 2010 HONG KONG, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources (Nasdaq: GSOL) expects the launch of Dubai's largest trade show for finished consumer goods from China suppliers, China Sourcing Fair: Gifts & Home Products ( http...

2007-05-08 15:03 795

The9 Limited to Report First Quarter 2007 Unaudited Financial Results on

SHANGHAI, China, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The9 Limited (Nasdaq: NCTY) ("The9"), a leading online game operator in China, announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast on Monday, May 21, 2007 at 9:00 PM, US Eastern Time (corresponding to Tuesday, May 22, 2007 at 9:00 AM,...

2007-05-08 19:00 707

KongZhong Schedules Conference Call for 2007 First Quarter Earnings

BEIJING, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -– KongZhong Corporation (Nasdaq: KONG), a leading provider of wireless value added services and also operator of one of the leading wireless internet portals in China, plans to release its 2007 first quarter financial results after the US financial markets c...

2007-05-08 20:00 845

Suntech to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

WUXI, China, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), one of the world's leading manufacturers of photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, today announced that management is scheduled to present at the following upcoming conferences: -- Merrill Lynch Pan...

2007-05-08 20:00 877

Huaneng Power International, Inc. -- Approval Obtained on the Project of Rizhao Power Plant Phase II

BEIJING, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huaneng Power International, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: HNP; HKEx: 902; SSE: 600011) announced that the construction of the expansion project of 2 x 600MW domestic supercritical coal-fired generating units at Huaneng Rizhao Power Plant Phase II ...

2007-05-08 19:05 595

CCID Consulting: China's Linux Market up by 30.9% in 2007Q1

BEIJING, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Data in CCID Consulting's Analysis Report on China's Linux Software Market in 2007Q1 show that operating sales revenues in China in 2007Q1 reached 1.234 billion Yuan, up by 9.4% over 2006Q1. CCID Consulting is China's leading research, consulting and IT outs...

2007-05-08 20:00 815

Zhongpin Plans to Construct a New Chilled & Frozen Pork Facility in Western Henan Province

CHANGGE CITY, China, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Zhongpin Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ZHNP), a leading meat and food processing company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), announced today that it plans to construct a new facility for processing chilled and frozen pork in the western regi...

2007-05-08 20:30 817

UMC Reports Sales for April 2007

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TAIEX: 2303) (UMC) today reported unaudited net sales for the month of April 2007. Revenues for April 2007 Period 2007 2006 Y/Y Change Y/Y (%) M/M (...

2007-05-08 13:57 505

Singapore Attracts Four Major Biologics Manufacturing Investments Totaling Close to US$1 Billion in Less Than Two Years

BOSTON, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Having established a reputation as the most competitive and trusted site for pharmaceutical bulk activities and secondary manufacturing, Singapore is now aggressively pursuing investments in biologics (Note 1), an area that will drive growth in the drug indus...

2007-05-09 03:30 694

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. Announces Monthly Net Revenues

Taipei, Taiwan, may 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (NYSE: ASX; TAIEX: 2311; "ASE" or the "Company"), announces its unaudited consolidated net revenues for April 2007. CONSOLIDATED NET REVENUES (UNAUDITED) ...

2007-05-08 17:30 604

ASE Test Limited Announces April 2007 Revenues

Taipei, Taiwan, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ASE Test Limited (Nasdaq: ASTSF) today announces that its unaudited consolidated April 2007 net revenues were US$36.8 million. Compared to prior periods, the April figure represents an increase of 4.2 % sequentially and a decrease of 22.3...

2007-05-08 17:30 501

Hutchison Telecom Reports First Quarter Unaudited Key Performance Indicators

HONG KONG, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited ("Hutchison Telecom"; "the Group"; SEHK: 2332; NYSE: HTX;) today announced its unaudited key performance indicators and consolidated net profit attributable to equity holders for the quarter en...

2007-05-08 17:37 1114

AU Optronics Corp. April 2007 Consolidated Revenues Totaled NT$31.6 Billion

HSINCHU, Taiwan, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced preliminary consolidated April 2007 monthly revenues of NT$31,551 million and unconsolidated net sales totaled NT$31,549 million, both increasing 6.7% sequentially. ...

2007-05-08 15:48 903