Mainland China

Vital Therapies Initiates Liver Stabilization Trial

Pivotal ELAD Study in United States and Europe SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Vital Therapies, Inc. (VTI), today announced that the first subject has been enrolled in a pivotal trial of its ELAD human cell-based liver assist system at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) in San Fr...

2009-10-10 17:25 827

GPU/CPU Server Leadership from Supermicro

Presents 1U Server with Dual Tesla GPUs, 4U with Four Tesla GPUs, and New 2U Twin with Two Hot-Plug GPU Nodes and Redundant Power at GTC 2009 SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high-performance server s...

2009-10-16 02:46 565

MTN Partners With IMImobile in a Major Deal to Bring Mobile and Online Content to 103 Million Users

JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Millions of mobile and online content users across Africa and the Middle East will reap the benefits of a landmark tie-up between MTN and IMImobile - an India-based software and managed services provider linked to 350 content providers worldwide. ...

2009-10-02 19:50 728

Kofi Annan Launches 'Beds are Burning' Global Musical Petition to Demand Climate Justice With Melanie Laurent and Havas Worldwide CEO, David Jones & The:Hours

PARIS, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Kofi A. Annan, President of the Global Humanitarian Forum, was today joined by Melanie Laurent (star of Quentin Tarantino's 'Inglourious Basterds') and David Jones (Global CEO, Havas Worldwide) for the launch of a specially re-recorded version of Midnight Oil...

2009-10-10 06:10 942

Coventry, NY Attorney General, Agree to Settlement

Agreement Outlines Industry Best Practices; No Fine or Penalty Assessed FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Coventry First announced today that it has settled a civil lawsuit filed in October 2006 by the New York Attorney General's office. In the course of the litigatio...

2009-10-02 19:55 680

Spirit AeroSystems Announces Closing of $300 Million Senior Notes Offering

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. ("Spirit"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) (the "Company"), announced the completion of its previously announced private offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 7 ...

2009-10-02 19:57 808

Giant Interactive Announces Preliminary Third Quarter 2009 Revenue

SHANGHAI, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Giant Interactive Group Inc. (NYSE: GA) ("Giant" or "the Company"), a leading Chinese online game developer and operator, today announced that after a preliminary review of its third quarter 2009 performance, it expects third quarter 2009 revenue...

2009-10-16 03:20 690

Clarian Health Selects Watch4net for Performance Reporting and Automatic Analysis

MONTREAL, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Watch4net's Testimonial Challenge "Current economic conditions are affecting healthcare providers in terms of limited personnel and budget constraints," said Bob Swann, Executive Director, IT Operations, Clarian Health. An industry typic...

2009-10-02 20:00 703

Ambitech Adds AVEVA Laser Model Interface to its Project Suite

HOUSTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AVEVA Group plc (LSE:AVV), the leading provider of plant design and engineering lifecycle solutions, today announced that Ambitech has added AVEVA Laser Model Interface to its project execution portfolio. AVEVA Laser Model Interface combines the pow...

2009-10-05 19:00 635

Brioni Launches 'Brioni', the First New Men's Fragrance Since 1958

- Bryan Ferry to Host Launch Event in London LONDON and ROME, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Brioni, Italy's leading luxury lifestyle brand, is proud to announce the launch of a new limited-edition fragrance, "Brioni". In celebration of the 65th anniversary of the house of Brioni, ...

2009-10-02 19:59 620

Golden Meditech Announces HK$217 Million Private Equity Financing for Hospital Subsidiary

  HONG KONG, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Golden Meditech Company Limited (“Golden Meditech” or the “Group”; Stock Code: 801.HK), a leading hi-tech medical device and healthcare service corporation in China, today announced that its hospital subsidiary – Golden Meditech Hospital Group (GMHG) has en...

2009-10-01 15:16 729

Addressing Challenges From Ageing in China on the International Day of Older Persons: Towards a Society for All Ages

BEIJING, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- While China is celebrating its 60 years birthday on October 1, UNFPA and its partners in China are also commemorating the International Day of Older Persons. Today, there are more older people in the world than ever before. More than 1 person in 10 is over ...

2009-10-01 08:30 675

Suntech Brings Utility-Scale Solar to China

China's First 10MW Ground Mount Solar System Connects to the Grid WUXI, China, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world’s leading manufacturer of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) modules, today announced the completion and grid connection of t...

2009-09-30 15:00 1006

Professor Osamu Nureki Joins aTyr Pharma's Scientific Advisory Board

Protein Expert Adds Structural Biology Insight on aTyr Pharma's Proprietary Protein Drug Candidates SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- aTyr Pharma announced today that Professor Osamu Nureki, Department of Basic Medical Sciences of the Institute of Medical Science at the University of...

2009-09-30 13:54 614

Superior Efficacy-dose Ratio for Lantus(R) Over Detemir

- 76% Higher Dose of Insulin Detemir Needed to Achieve Similar, Well Tolerated Glycemic Control Versus Lantus(R) - PARIS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today results of a head-to-head study providing further evidence on the efficac...

2009-09-30 14:30 432

First Trading Platform for Voluntary Emission Credits Announced

Irish Investment Bank and CITIC GROUP Begin Joint Venture HONG KONG, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Carbon Bank Ireland, Ltd., an Irish investment bank, today announced the execution of a joint-venture agreement with the Chinese financial conglomerate, CITIC GROUP, to implement a trading platf...

2009-09-30 05:18 562

aTyr Pharma to Present at Japan Biopharma Partnering Conference

Jeff Watkins, CEO, Scheduled for Podium Presentation on Tuesday 6 October 2009 SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- aTyr Pharma, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing a new class of naturally occurring proteins as biotherapeutics, will present at the Japan B...

2009-09-30 05:14 777

E-House Announces Management Changes

SHANGHAI, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- E-House (China) Holdings Limited ("E-House" or the "Company") (NYSE: EJ), a leading real estate services company in China, today announced changes to its management team, effective immediately. -- Mr. Xin Zhou has been appointed as a co-chairman of ...

2009-09-30 04:30 904

Elithis Tower, the First Positive Energy Office Structure, is Now Open

DIJON, France, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- -- Designed and Constructed at Equal Cost to a Traditional Building, the 54,000 Square Foot Structure Produces Six Times Fewer Greenhouse Gas Emissions The Elithis Tower, designed and constructed as the world's most en...

2009-09-30 09:00 798

PR Newswire's New Web Site Delivers Best-In-Class Search-Optimized News Platform

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- PR Newswire has unveiled a new corporate Web site featuring its best-in-class Optimized News Platform which provides communications professionals with the most powerful, most effective search engine optimization available for press releases today. T...

2009-09-30 12:23 933