Mainland China

PR Newswire to Acquire Fastest Growing EDGAR Filing Firm, Vintage Filings, LLC

Combination to satisfy growing demand for seamless coordination of press release distribution and regulatory filings NEW YORK, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- PR Newswire, the global leader in commercial news distribution, announced today its acquisition of Vintage Filings, LLC, one of the ...

2007-04-19 17:16 1392

Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit New Clinac CX Medical Linear Accelerator and Other Cancer Treatment Technologies at ChinaMed Exhibition in Beijing

Varian to showcase full spectrum of hardware and software products, including turnkey packages for launching radiotherapy treatment programs BEIJING, April 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software ...

2007-04-20 09:00 1108

St. Regis Hotel, Shanghai and Special Olympics International’s Visit to the Pudong Special Needs School

World-Renowned Swimmers Michael Phelps and Katie Hoff Among the Visitors SHANGHAI, China, April 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of the “2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games” and to promote social awareness, St. Regis Hotel, Shanghai and Special Olympics International jointly organ...

2007-04-17 18:44 1741

Welcome's XLS to Help Italy's Leading Consumer Credit Organization Secure its Merchant-Based Customer Acquisition Model

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, April 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Findomestic, the leading Italian consumer credit provider, has chosen Welcome's XLS payment software to provide merchants with the ability to create more added value on their co-branded credit cards. The XLS technology has been desi...

2007-04-19 14:00 722

Platts to Add Ekofisk Crude to World's North Sea Brent Oil Benchmark

NEW YORK, April 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Platts, the world's leading energy information provider and a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), today said it will add North Sea crude oil Ekofisk to Dated Brent, the world's premier oil benchmark. Dated Brent is used in spot and lon...

2007-04-20 09:35 837

Odersun AG's First Commercial Plant Opened by Germany's Transport Minister

FRANKFURT (Oder), Germany, April 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Just a small step for the copper tape, but a giant leap ahead for the region's solar energy industry. Today, Wolfgang Tiefensee, Germany's Transport Minister and Commissioner for the New Federal States, together with Brandenburg's Mini...

2007-04-20 15:40 976

Videobet Unveils New Product

TALLINN, Estonia, April 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Videobet, a leader in the server based gaming industry, has recently announced the launch of its new server-based gaming platform in a stand-alone configuration. Videobet's stand-alone solution is especially suited to operations seekin...

2007-04-20 09:00 704

British Airways Takes Top Honours at the 25th Anniversary OAG Airline of the Year Awards

-- Singapore Airlines Scoops Two Prestigious Awards -- Cathay Pacific Retains Best Transpacific Airline Title -- Korean Air Wins Best Economy Class -- Qantas Named Best Airline Based In Australasia/Pacific -- Seoul Incheon Named Best Airport BEIJING, April 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Brit...

2007-04-20 08:00 1138

Banks Endorse Measures to Enhance Transparency in International Payments

NEW YORK, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Wolfsberg Group and The Clearing House Association L.L.C. today issued a statement endorsing measures to enhance the transparency of international wire transfers to promote the effectiveness of global anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist fina...

2007-04-19 20:45 987

Mendis to Offer $1,000,000 Collector’s Bottle

NEW YORK, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mendis International, Inc. has announced that the world’s first ultra-premium coconut brandy bottle of Mendis will be presented for sale for $1,000,000 USD. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200704191224.jpg ) "To own the very first...

2007-04-19 11:23 1226

TMF launches Asia Hub in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On 1st February 2007, global management and accounting outsourcing firm, TMF, took a major step in its Asia strategy to acquire two companies - Asian Financial Services Limited (AFS) and the client accounting and company secretarial businesses of Baker ...

2007-04-19 19:59 678

TMF launches Asia Hub in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On 1st February 2007, global management and accounting outsourcing firm, TMF, took a major step in its Asia strategy to acquire two companies - Asian Financial Services Limited (AFS) and the client accounting and company secretarial businesses of Bake...

2007-04-19 19:30 1063

ASPIRE Africa. Football Dreams - Largest Football Talent Search in History Launched in Qatar

- More Than 500,000 African Children Have a Once in a Lifetime Chance to Study and Train at ASPIRE Academy DOHA, Qatar, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The ASPIRE Academy in Qatar today launched an ambitious programme that will provide talented African students from seven nations with a c...

2007-04-20 09:07 1491

Chinese Initial Public Offering Indicator Reaches Historic High as Stock Markets Rebound

SHANGHAI, China, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited and the Milken Institute today release the media update on the Chinese Initial Public Offering Indicator for March. March 2007: 244.5 February 2007: 232.0 Month-to-month change: 5.5% March 2006: 1...

2007-04-19 19:45 875

January Reports Highest-Ever Monthly Growth in China's Foreign Exchange Reserves

SHANGHAI, China, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited and the Milken Institute today release the media update on the Renminbi Pressure Indicator. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200611140926.gif ) Indicator Value Change January 2007 196.6 December 2006:...

2007-04-19 19:46 965

Turtle Power! Heroes in a Half Shell Race to the Galapagos

Bookmakers Ready for Punters to Shell Out GIBRALTAR, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- http://www.PartyBets.com is pleased to announce that it is offering odds on a ‘turtley’ different kind of race. Forget the Grand National, the focus is now on the "The Great Turtle Race," which sees track...

2007-04-20 09:49 894

Reed MIDEM Launches Pan-Asian Entertainment Exhibition & Conference

PARIS, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Reed MIDEM, the Paris-based organizer of international exhibitions, today announces the launch of AMAZIA, the first pan-Asian, business-to-business exhibition and conference devoted to the creation and distribution of international entertainment content...

2007-04-19 17:40 934

Reed MIDEM Launches Pan-Asian Entertainment Exhibition & Conference

PARIS, April 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Reed MIDEM, the Paris-based organizer of international exhibitions, today announces the launch of AMAZIA, the first pan-Asian, business-to-business exhibition and conference devoted to the creation and distribution of international entertainment content acr...

2007-04-19 00:00 1026

Advanced Ringtone Format Creates Dynamic Conversations Between Callers - Before the Phone Gets Answered - Flipping the Script on Personalization and Storefronts

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Major music, media and technology investment companies invest in evolutionary media-telephony venture to significantly increase the value of the mobile music market. The D. E. Shaw group, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Warner Music Gr...

2007-04-20 09:58 754

Message from Dr Henk Bekedam, WHO Representative In China

ROAD SAFETY WEEK - 23 - 29 APRIL 2007 BEIJING, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The first United Nations Global Road Safety Week is an important reminder that traffic injuries are no accident and that much can be done to prevent the damage occurring on roads. (Logo: http://www.prnasi...

2007-04-19 11:06 790