Mainland China

Songdo International Business District Subject of Largest Financing in Korean History

$2.7 Billion Financing Agreement with Shinhan Bank Consortium Will Result in Accelerated Development of Songdo IBD NEW YORK and INCHEON, South Korea, Nov. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New Songdo International City Development, LLC today concluded a $2.7 billion syndicated financing agree...

2007-11-21 11:55 815

CSC Appoints New Executives to Lead Asia and Australia Operations

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) today announced that Mike Shove, 50, has been named president of CSC's Asia Group, effective Dec. 1. He replaces George Bell, who is retiring. Shove currently serves as president of the company's Austral...

2007-11-21 08:30 595

Aleris International, Inc. Announces Definitive Agreement To Sell US Zinc for $295 Million

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, Nov. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Aleris International, Inc. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Zinc business, which operates under the name US Zinc, to affiliates of Votorantim Metais Ltda. for $295 million with certain adjustments for working c...

2007-11-20 22:00 783

KEMET Presents Asia Sales Growth Award to J.C. Tally

GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM) today announced that it has selected J.C. Tally as the recipient of its FY2007 Asia Sales Growth Award. This award is focused on sales growth year over year in terms of absolute dollar value and percentage. (P...

2007-11-21 21:40 665

Alibaba Group Launches Online Advertising Exchange Company Alimama

Alimama Allows China's Web Publishers and Advertisers to Trade Online Advertising Inventory Localized Business Model Designed for China Market HANGZHOU, China, Nov. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Alibaba Group, a global e-commerce leader and the largest e-commerce company in China, today anno...

2007-11-20 17:45 681

Spirit Chief Executive Jeff Turner Speaking at Credit Suisse Conference

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner will speak at the Credit Suisse Aerospace and Defense Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at approximately 10:45 a.m. Eastern Time. Turner's remarks will be w...

2007-11-20 23:00 752

Canadian Solar Announces Agreement with China Sunergy

JIANGSU, China, Nov. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (“the Company”, or “CSI”) (Nasdaq: CSIQ) today announced that it had entered into various purchase agreements (the “Agreements”) last week with China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (“China Sunergy”). The Agreements with China Sunerg...

2007-11-19 22:11 784

Openlot and HP Join Forces in Lottery Project in China

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Openlot Systems B.V., a gaming software company based in the Netherlands, has signed a contract with the Chinese Welfare Lottery in the northern province of Helionyang, for the delivery of its gaming platform. The Chinese Welfare Lot...

2007-11-20 10:00 683

DDB Appoints New Managing Director in Guangzhou

HONG KONG, Nov. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting the ongoing growth and new wins in Greater China, DDB has appointed Gordon Hughes as Managing Director for DDB in Guangzhou. John Zeigler, President & CEO, DDB Asia Pacific & Japan said: "We are very pleased to have Gordon join us to l...

2007-11-19 12:28 606

Spreadtrum Communications Acquires Quorum Systems, a Leading CMOS RF Transceiver Designer

SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPRD), one of China's leading wireless baseband chipset providers, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Quorum Systems, Inc. ("Quorum"), a San Diego-based fabless semico...

2007-11-18 21:00 764

World's First Webmail-Integrated Proofreading and Translation Solution by Chinglish.com Ready in Time for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

CULEMBORG, Netherlands, Nov. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today Chinglish.com launches a brand new release that provides the world's first webmail-integrated proofreading and translation service for speakers and learners of Chinese or English. Chinglish was already providing the only webmail soluti...

2007-11-20 10:10 677

Avastin Receives Positive Opinion in Europe for First-Line Treatment of Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer

- Avastin Offers Patients the Chance to Live Twice as Long Without their Disease Advancing - BASEL, Switzerland, Nov. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive recommendation for Avastin (bevac...

2007-11-17 02:22 606

Citi and Saxo Bank to Launch Citi-FX Pro for Private Client Access to World Class FX Trading

NEW YORK, COPENHAGEN, Denmark and LONDON, Nov. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Citi today announced plans to launch CitiFX Pro, an online foreign exchange (FX) trading platform, in collaboration with Saxo Bank, the Copenhagen-based online bank. Two global leaders in their own fields, Citi and Saxo hav...

2007-11-20 22:10 880

Garmin(R) Ltd. Extends Agreement With NAVTEQ(R)

Garmin Ltd. does not intend to pursue its offer for Tele Atlas CAYMAN ISLANDS, Nov. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) announced today that its subsidiaries, Garmin International Inc and Garmin Corporation, have signed a six-year extension to their agreement with NAVTEQ...

2007-11-16 21:36 399

Arrow Asia to Exhibit at Freescale Technology Forum in China and India

HONG KONG, Nov. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Arrow Asia Pac Ltd., a business unit of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), announced that it will exhibit its design solutions at the Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) to be held in Bangalore, India, on Nov. 19-20, and in Shenzhen, China, on Nov. 28-...

2007-11-16 00:00 717

Riemann Investment Assisted Asian Bamboo AG to Successfully Float on German Main Board Market

FRANKFURT, Germany, Nov. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Riemann Investment Holdings Ltd. (‘Riemann Investment’), as the sole financial advisor, successfully assisted Asian Bamboo AG (“Asian Bamboo”) to get listed on the Prime Standard of Frankfurt Stock Exchange. It is the second Chinese company to e...

2007-11-16 18:24 1058

Corning COO to Address Investors at UBS Global Technology and Services Conference

Company raises fourth-quarter guidance CORNING, N.Y., Nov. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) President and Chief Operating Officer Peter F. Volanakis updated the company's fourth-quarter guidance and address key topics relevant to the company's growth business oppor...

2007-11-16 16:04 595

The9 Limited Reports Third Quarter 2007 Unaudited Financial Results

SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The9 Limited (Nasdaq: NCTY) ("The9"), a leading online game operator in China, announced today its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2007. Third Quarter 2007 Financial Highlights: -- Net revenues f...

2007-11-16 06:24 599

Platts Bestows its Global Lifetime Achievement Award to Lord Oxburgh of Liverpool, Former Shell Transport and Trading Chair

Exec, Academic and Scientist Known for Industry Innovations, Advocacy of Climate Change Issues NEW YORK, Nov. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Platts, the world’s leading energy information provider, today announced it will award the 2007 Global Energy Lifetime Achievement Award to Lord Ernest Ronal...

2007-11-16 11:02 612

Hudson Securities, Inc. Announces the Implementation of FIXEdge and Customized Order Routing Solutions

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Securities, Inc. implemented FIXEdge, a highly configurable, low latency Fix Protocol engine available from B2Bits, Inc. FIXEdge enables Broker/Dealers and Institutions to route Orders to its Institutional Trading Desk and Hudson's Automat...

2007-11-16 07:51 710