Mainland China

Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008

BEIJING, March 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. (“Xinyuan” or “the Company”) (NYSE: XIN), a residential real estate developer with a focus on high growth, strategic Tier II cities in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ...

2009-03-27 19:30 879

Corning Joins Earth Hour in its First Launch in China

Switching off lights for an hour - an act everybody can do to protect the environment SHANGHAI, March 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced it will participate in Earth Hour, a global environmental protection initiative sponsored by the World Wide Fund for...

2009-03-28 10:00 801

Samsung Selects Spreadtrum as New Chipset Supplier

SHANGHAI, March 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Samsung, the global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies has selected Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPRD) (the "Company"), one of China's leading wireless baseband chipset providers, ...

2009-03-27 08:00 654

.tel Storms Through 100,000 Registrations

HONG KONG, March 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Telnic Limited (http://www.telnic.org ), the registry operator for the new communications-focused .tel top level domain (TLD), today confirmed that total registrations from businesses and individuals worldwide had surged past the 100,000 mark just 36 ...

2009-03-27 18:15 602

Marvell Award-Winning Qdeo Video Processor Selected by Thaicom to Deliver Vivid HD Experiences With DTV Super PVR Set-Top Boxes

Marvell’s 88DE2710 video format converter drives an immersive viewing experience SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a leader in storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions, today announced that its Marvell(R) 88DE2710 video format converter ...

2009-03-26 20:00 957

Corning Shanghai Fiber Optics Company Expands Manufacturing Capacity

Increase in Production Will Support China's Growing Telecommunications Infrastructure CORNING, N.Y., March 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today celebrated the expansion of its optical fiber manufacturing facility, Corning Shanghai Fiber Optics Co., Ltd. (CSFOC) in ...

2009-03-26 19:29 1664

'ADRs for Listed Asian and Chinese Companies: First Road to the U.S. Equity Markets'

Authored by Winston & Strawn partner Simon Luk HONG KONG, March 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The following is a position paper prepared by Simon Luk, Luk & Co Hong Kong in February 2009, and released to media today, which discusses Asia-based American Depository Receipt programs in which the aut...

2009-03-26 14:54 1093

Economic Slowdown Is “More Opportunity Than Threat”, According to Hewitt Best Employers in China

Ten organizations in China named as Hewitt Best Employers SHANGHAI, March 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hewitt Associates, a global human resources consulting and outsourcing company, revealed the main findings in its biennial Hewitt Best Employers in China 2009 study today, and named ten organizat...

2009-03-26 15:29 830

A Competition for Sustainable Urban Development Launched in Helsinki

HELSINKI, March 31 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund, and the city of Helsinki are launching an international competition for building a sustainable and innovative block in the Western Harbor of Helsinki. This competition is a search for teams that can provide an ...

2009-03-31 16:00 690

WuXi PharmaTech Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Results

SHANGHAI, March 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX), a leading research and development outsourcing company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, with operations in China and the United States, today announced its financial res...

2009-03-26 04:30 796

Perfect World Launches 'Battle Song of the Elves'

Expansion Pack for 'Perfect World II' on March 25 BEIJING, March 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator in China, today announced the launch of the new expansion pack, "Battle S...

2009-03-25 19:00 798

Moet & Chandon Unveiled Scarlett Johansson as the First Face of Champagne at Fabulous 'Tribute to Cinema' Event

A Fabulous Moet Event Attended by Thandie Newton, Joseph Fiennes and Melanie Laurent LONDON, March 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Moet & Chandon, the champagne of cinema, last night introduced its highly-anticipated celebrity spokesperson at its "Tribute to Cinema" gala at London's Big Sky studio:...

2009-03-25 17:23 592

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Celebrates Earth Hour

Hundreds of Starwood Hotels Will Turn Off Lights for One Hour on March 28 in Observance of Global Environmental Awareness Event WHITE PLAINS, NY, March 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) recently announced that it will participate in Earth Hour - a ...

2009-03-25 16:00 1058

Telnic Limited to Offer .tel Domains Through MySpace

LONDON, March 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Telnic Limited (http://www.telnic.org), the registry operator for the new communications-focused .tel top level domain (TLD), is pleased to announce today that MySpace, the world's premiere social portal, will now be offering .tel domains to its members. ...

2009-03-25 16:00 528

ADT'S Sensormatic(R) Ultra Exit Anti-Theft Systems Surpass 75,000 Installations Worldwide, Now Including Nestle Group's Nespresso Boutiques

Leading Global Retailers Deploy Highly Effective Acousto-Magnetic Detection Technology in a Contemporary Format to Help Control Theft and Maintain Profits BOCA RATON, Fla., March 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ADT announced today that Sensormatic Ultra Exit systems have surpassed 75,000 installat...

2009-03-26 10:00 837

Xinhua Finance Limited (TSE: 9399) Announces a Tender Offer for up to US$5,071,000 Aggregate Principal Amount of Its Outstanding Notes

SHANGHAI, March 25 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited (the "Company", TSE: 9399; OTC ADRs: XHFNY) announced today that it has commenced a tender offer for a portion of its 10% Senior Guaranteed Notes due 2011 (the "Notes") pursuant to a tender offer statement dated March 25, 2...

2009-03-25 15:49 547

Indian Sanitation Innovator and Social Reformer Awarded 2009 Stockholm Water Prize

STOCKHOLM, March 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh Sanitation Movement in India, has been named the 2009 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/siwi/37595/ As the Founde...

2009-03-25 18:00 695

China Cablecom Holdings, Ltd. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, March 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Cablecom Holdings, Ltd. ("China Cablecom" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: CABL) (Nasdaq: CABLW) (Nasdaq: CABLU), a joint-venture provider of cable television services in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), announced today its unaudited financial res...

2009-03-25 19:00 815

iDigi(TM) Energy Makes it Fast, Easy, and Inexpensive to Connect Smart Grid Devices

Energy solution bundle includes hardware, hosted software and services necessary to accelerate Smart Energy deployments MINNETONKA, Minn., March 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Digi International (Nasdaq: DGII) today introduced iDigi Energy, a wireless M2M solution bundle optimized for energy servi...

2009-03-25 14:14 668

Celebrated Seiji Ozawa Ongaku-juku Announces Orchestra Tour of China

Acclaimed Ensemble Embark on Orchestra Tour of China This Spring NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The world-renowned conductor, Seiji Ozawa, is taking his prestigious Seiji Ozawa Ongaku-juku on an orchestra tour of China this April. Now in its 10th year, the Ongaku-juku is comprised of Ja...

2009-03-25 10:30 707