Mainland China

Film, Music and Literary Talents Spearhead Annual Global Media Campaign for the World's Most Disadvantaged Children

LONDON, Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- -- Eight Film Stars Join Campaign to Help The World's Most Disadvantaged Children -- Funds Raised for 200 Children's Charity Projects Worldwide Helping 400,000 Children Each Year -- US$100m Fundraising Target in First...

2007-11-16 06:38 710

Philips and Elsevier Integrate Speech Recognition and Radiology Diagnostic Reference System to Provide Radiologists With Better Decision Support

First-of-its Kind Solution Can Improve Quality of Diagnoses VIENNA, Austria and PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) and Elsevier announced today that Philips speech recognition platform SpeechMagic(TM) will be integrated to provide in...

2007-11-15 21:00 736

Startech Changes Name to VASHION; Aims to Make ‘Louis Gianni’ Leading High-End Fashion Brand in PRC

SINGAPORE, Nov. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- -- Name change reflects the Group’s current business and corporate profile following successful acquisition of Red Flag Group for $8.5m -- Group now operates 77 branded retail fashion stores in major cities in the PRC; 1...

2007-11-16 11:00 762

Xinhua Finance Limited (TSE: 9399) Reports Steady Growth for the First Nine Months of 2007

SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited ("XFL"; TSE Mothers: 9399; OTC: XHFNY), China’s premier financial information and media service provider, today announced the consolidated business results for the nine months ended September 30, 2007. Under Inter...

2007-11-15 18:19 413

Nike Sells Starter to Iconix Brand Group

BEAVERTON, Ore., Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Starter brand to Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICON) for $60 million in cash. Nike expects the transaction to be completed in December. ( Logo...

2007-11-15 17:30 410

Thomson Scientific Publishes 'Who Is Making The Biggest Splash?' - a Quarterly Review of Scientific Literature on Drugs and Therapies From July - September 2007

Novartis Maintains its Top Spot, and Big Pharma Dominates Top Eight Slots PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and busines...

2007-11-15 13:40 656

Heidrick & Struggles’ Asia Pacific Region Grows by 55.0 percent in 2007 Third Quarter

SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Asia Pacific region operations of Heidrick & Struggles posted a 55.0 percent increase in net revenue in the quarter ended September 30, 2007, with slightly reduced margins reflecting headcount and investments being made to further accelerat...

2007-11-15 11:22 559

Wind Power Shanghai 2007 Closes Successfully

Authoritative Wind Power Event Presents Industrial Opportunities SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai International Exhibition Co. Ltd. announced today that the three-day "Wind Power Shanghai 2007" closed successfully on November 3. The event has embodied the idea of ...

2007-11-16 20:19 647

Pizza Inn Announces Multi-Unit Agreement in Kuwait

20 Unit Development Plan Further Expands Chain’s International Presence THE COLONY, Texas, Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Pizza Inn, Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZI) today announced the signing of a multi-unit development agreement to open 20 new Pizza Inn restaurants in the country of Kuwait. Pizza Inn...

2007-11-15 17:48 596

RedRoller, Inc., the World's First Internet-Based Shopping Service for Shipping Packages

Completes $6 Million Financing and Begins Trading STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- RedRoller Holdings, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: RROL), formerly Aslahan Enterprises Ltd., today announced the closing of a stock-for-stock merger with RedRoller, Inc. The combined company will...

2007-11-15 09:54 493

Sponsors Release Odds for PartyBets.com Grand Slam of Darts - Live on ITV

WADE IS HUGE THREAT TO TRADITIONAL DOMINANCE OF TAYLOR AND BARNEVELD GIBRALTAR, Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- PartyBets.com is pleased to release odds for the inaugural PartyBets.com Grand Slam of Darts, which takes place at Wolverhampton Civic in the UK from 17th-25th November 2007. With a ...

2007-11-15 16:00 660

Spirit AeroSystems and Progresstech Enter Into Joint Venture

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) and Progresstech LTD of Moscow, Russia, today announced they have signed an agreement to enter a joint venture. The new company will be known as Spirit-Progresstech LLC. Initial work to be performed is en...

2007-11-15 13:30 700

Telegent Wins GSM Association's Asia Mobile Innovation Award

Award Validates Free-to-Air Mobile TV as High Growth Market Segment SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Telegent Systems, the company that makes television mobile with its high-performance single-chip mobile TV solutions, announced that it has won GSMA's Asia Mobile Inno...

2007-11-15 13:34 656

NetDragon Websoft Inc. Reports Profit Up 2,662.3% to RMB266.1 Million for 3Q 2007

HONG KONG, Nov. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc. (“NetDragon” or the “Company”, or, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”, Stock Code: 8288), a leading online game developer and operator, announced today its unaudited operating results for the nine months ende...

2007-11-14 23:56 690

KONE to Supply Elevators for the Commercial Development Area at Jupiter Mills in Mumbai

CHENNAI, India, Nov. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- KONE has received a major order from Indiabulls Properties Pvt Ltd for the design, supply and installation of 40 elevators for the Jupiter Mills high-end commercial development area in South Mumbai in India. The project involves the construc...

2007-11-15 00:22 863

Canadian Solar Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results

-- Q3 net revenues of $97.4 million, a 61% increase over Q2 net revenues of $60.4 million -- Q3 earnings per diluted share of $0.02 compared to Q2 loss per diluted share of $0.11 -- Full year 2007 net revenue guidance increased to $285-$295 million from p...

2007-11-14 20:00 690

Breakthrough in High Sensitivity Tuberculosis and Malaria Diagnostics

GOERLITZ, Germany, Nov. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- At this year’s 39th World Forum for Medicine in Dusseldorf (MEDICA, November 14-17), Partec, a globally leading developer, manufacturer and provider of dedicated diagnostic solutions in the response to HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is presen...

2007-11-14 18:06 652

Virtela Achieves Major Milestones In Asia Pacific Region

Global Channel Success Contributes to Surpassing Financial and Business Goals for 2007 DENVER, Nov. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Virtela, the global network solutions company, today announced the company has achieved quadruple revenue growth in the Asia Pacific region, which has contributed to...

2007-11-15 08:00 850

SearchBoth.com Enables Users to Search Both Google and Yahoo or Your Choice of Any Two Search Engines, and Any Two Travel Sites at the Same Time by Placing Both Sites on a Split Screen. Users Can Do a Search and See the Results of Both Sites, Side by Side

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- SearchBoth.com today announced the launch of several new services. The site no longer searches just Google and Yahoo side by side on one split screen. It has added 9 other search engines including Ask.com and the ability to search any two travel sites ...

2007-11-14 19:30 679

Texas Instruments Introduces Low-Power Microcontroller with Complete Signal Chain for Portable Medical Diagnostic Equipments

New MSP430 MCU with System-on-Chip Integration Helps Make Handheld Measurement and Monitoring Systems More Affordable DALLAS, Nov. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Low-power embedded technology reaches a new level of integration and affordability as Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN...

2007-11-14 16:44 1052