Mainland China

FTSE Xinhua Index Promptly Adds China Shenhua Energy to a Share Index Series

BEIJING, Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- FTSE Xinhua Index (FXI), the independent China index company, announced today that it would incorporate China Shenhua Energy (A Share: 601088), in its suite of A share indices, following its IPO on Shanghai Stock Exchange on 9th October. The inclusion w...

2007-10-11 18:03 691

Xinhua FTSE Index promptly adds China Shenhua Energy to A Share Index Series

BEIJING, Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua FTSE Index (XFI), the independent China index company, announced today that it would incorporate China Shenhua Energy (601088, A Share), in its suite of A share indices, following its IPO on Shanghai Stock Exchange on 9th October. The inclusion will...

2007-10-11 17:39 597

Xinhua Finance Limited (TSE: 9399) Names New Ratings Business Head

SHANGHAI, Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited ("XFL"; TSE: 9399; OTC ADRs: XHFNY), China's premier financial information and media services provider, today announced it has appointed Dr. Chen Chung-Hsing as head of its Ratings Service Line. He also takes a position as vice-ch...

2007-10-11 15:38 425

Xinhua Finance Limited (TSE: 9399) names new ratings business head

SHANGHAI, Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited (“XFL”; TSE: 9399; OTC ADRs: XHFNY), China’s premier financial information and media services provider, today announced it has appointed Dr. Chen Chung-Hsing as head of its Ratings Service Line. He also takes a position as vice-chai...

2007-10-11 15:19 879

United Nations Taps Waggener Edstrom Worldwide for Global Poverty Action Day

RECORD-SETTING ACTIVISM EVENT DRAWS MILLIONS OF PARTICIPANTS SEATTLE, Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Waggener Edstrom Worldwide (WE) has been chosen by the United Nations Millennium Campaign to support its Stand Up, Speak Out day of global poverty awareness on Oct. 16 and 17, 2007. The Mill...

2007-10-11 21:30 532

Energy Photovoltaics, Inc., Announces Name Change to EPV SOLAR, Inc.

Company Adds Key Members to Senior Management Team HAMILTON, N.J., Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Energy Photovoltaics, Inc. (EPV), a thin-film photovoltaic module manufacturer with headquarters in New Jersey, USA, announced today a series of organizational and senior staff changes that r...

2007-10-11 12:10 703

Spirit Evaluating 787 Deliveries and First Flight Reschedule

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire / -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) said it is evaluating Boeing's reschedule of 787 first flight and first deliveries to customers announced by The Boeing Company earlier today. "We are disappointed in the delay but we remain focused on wo...

2007-10-11 05:40 760

Calyon Financial Introduces VWAP and TWAP Algorithmic Execution Tools

CHICAGO, Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Calyon Financial today announced the introduction of eight new algorithmic execution tools exclusively available for the brokerage firm's clients. The algorithms have been designed by Calyon Financial's industry-recognized Research Group to help clients m...

2007-10-11 05:00 831

Freedom Acquisition Holdings, Inc. Announces Record Date, Meeting Date and Schedule for Mailing of Definitive Proxy Material

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Freedom Acquisition Holdings, Inc. (Amex: FRH) (Amex: FRH.U)(Amex: FRH.WS) ("Freedom") has fixed the close of business on October 12, 2007 as the record date (the "Record Date") for the determination of Freedom stockholders entit...

2007-10-11 17:43 669

ANADIGICS Earnings Conference Call to be Webcast October 23, 2007

WARREN, N.J., Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a leading supplier of wireless and broadband communications solutions, will host a conference call to review third quarter 2007 financial results and provide forward-looking guidance on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 5:00...

2007-10-11 07:31 903

New England Journal of Medicine Selects ScholarOne's Manuscript Central for Online Peer Review

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, today announced that the Massachusetts Medical Society's New...

2007-10-11 07:37 1024

Panalux(TM): The New Name in Professional Lighting for the Film and Television Industry

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Oct. 10 /Xinua-PRNewswire/ -- Panavision announced today the formation of Panalux(TM), the company's new brand for its global lighting business. Bob Beitcher, Panavision President and CEO, said: "We are delighted with the creation of this exciting new brand. For the firs...

2007-10-11 12:24 643

Canadian Solar Schedules Third Quarter 2007 Results Conference Call

JIANGSU, China, Oct. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. ("the Company") (Nasdaq: CSIQ) today announced that it will hold a conference call with investors and analysts on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 (in Jiangsu) at 10 p.m. to discuss results for the Company's third quarter 2007 and bu...

2007-10-10 20:30 740

Kenfair's HK Mega Show Series Serves as a Bumper Sourcing Platform

HONG KONG, Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In the last 2 weeks of October, the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) will again see the coming together of tens of thousands of essential suppliers and buyers for the city’s annual mega toys, gifts and houseware trade fair -- the "16th ...

2007-10-10 10:00 1387

First-ever Mega Macao Adds Business Charisma to Asia’s Las Vegas

HONG KONG, Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Kenfair International Limited, a Hong Kong-based trade fair organiser, announced last October that it will launch "Mega Macao" -- its first-ever trade fair in Macao in October 2007 at The Cotai Strip(TM) Convention and Exhibition Center at The Venetia...

2007-10-10 20:33 987

Xinhua FTSE Quarterly Index Review Results

China COSCO Added to China 25 Index and A 50 Index BEIJING, SHANGHAI and HONG KONG, Oct. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua FTSE Index (FXI), the independent China index company, today announced the results of its quarterly index review. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200611140926-mi...

2007-10-10 18:28 538

FTSE Xinhua Quarterly Index Review Results

China COSCO added to China 25 Index and A 50 Index BEIJING, SHANGHAI and HONG KONG, Oct. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FTSE Xinhua Index (FXI), the independent China index company, today announced the results of its quarterly index review. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2007...

2007-10-10 17:55 623

Set-top Boxes Using Spreadtrum’s AVS SV6111 Decoder Chip Passes China Netcom’s Commercial Trial Tests

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPRD), one of China’s leading wireless baseband chipset providers, today announced that set-top boxes (STB) using Spreadtrum’s AVS SV6111 chip solutions successfully passed the first commercial trial tests b...

2007-10-10 16:47 699

AerVenture to Lease Six New Airbus A320s to Aeroflot

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap") (NYSE: AER) today announced that AerVenture Limited, a joint venture company owned by AerCap, LoadAir and Al Fawares, has signed agreements to lease six new Airbus A320-200 aircraft to the Russian national car...

2007-10-11 01:11 873

Group RCI Appoints Hospitality Leader Kendall Oei to Expand Presence in Asia Pacific

PARSIPPANY, New Jersey, Oct. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Group RCI, a global leader in leisure real estate, today announced the appointment of Kendall Oei as the new president and managing director of Group RCI, Asia Pacific, effective October 15, 2007. Reporting to Kenneth May, chairma...

2007-10-10 15:44 589