Mainland China

Stora Enso’s Annual Report 2007 Published

HELSINKI, Finland, March 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Stora Enso’s Annual Report 2007 was published today in English, Finnish and Swedish. The electronic version (pdf) can be downloaded at the Group's website http://www.storaenso.com/annualreport . Printed copies of the report can be ordered at...

2008-03-12 22:18 738

Lamor and Swire Unite to Create a New Concept in Oil Spill Response and Ocean Clean Up Capability

SINGAPORE, March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Lamor Group Ltd (Lamor) and Swire Pacific Offshore Limited (SPO) have established a 50:50 Joint Venture to provide emergency oil spill response solutions for the Oil and Gas sector. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080311/296101-a ) ...

2008-03-11 16:00 751

Jungheinrich Improves Net Sales and Operating Income

Board of Management Proposes Dividend Increase HAMBURG, Germany, March 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Hamburg-Jungheinrich AG maintained its course for growth in the financial year that just ended. Group net sales for 2007 amounted to 2,001 million euros-14 per cent up on the year-earlier lev...

2008-03-12 10:08 906

Tommy Hilfiger Announces New Location of a 22,000 Square Foot Global Flagship Store on Fifth Avenue in New York City

NEW YORK, March 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tommy Hilfiger Group unveiled today the location of a global flagship store at 681 Fifth Avenue, between 53rd and 54th streets, in New York City. The 22,000 square foot store, spread over four floors, will become the premiere flagship store in the co...

2008-03-12 19:00 790

Steve Barnes Joins Pcubed as Vice President Financial Services, North America

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Pcubed - the global leader in helping organizations deliver their most critical and complex portfolios, programs and projects - announces the appointment of a new Vice President Financial Services, North America - Steve Barnes. Ste...

2008-03-12 08:21 604

Options for US Climate Legislation Outlined by House Energy Subcommittee Chairman at Platts Energy Podium

WASHINGTON, March 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The chairman of the US House Energy and Air Quality Subcommittee told a Platts Energy Podium event in Washington on Tuesday that he supports a greenhouse gases (GHG) cap-and-trade system that would provide nearly all emission credits for free to electr...

2008-03-12 12:03 649

XFMedia Clarifies Reissuance by a Newswire of Outdated News Stories

BEIJING, March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- XFMedia (Nasdaq: XFML), a leading media group in China, today issued a statement on a newswire’s accidental reissuance of a number of outdated news stories, including three related to XFMedia. These articles were re-generated in error by a newswire, aft...

2008-03-11 21:53 701

Shares of MyStarU.com, Inc. Begin Trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

BEIJING, March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ MyStarU.com, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: MYST), is pleased to announce that its common stock is now listed for trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol (FWB: TQF). The International Security Identification Number (ISIN) number ...

2008-03-11 20:00 531

Meijob Announces Alliance With China.com

BEIJING, March 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Meijob (http://www.meijob.com ), China's leading job search engine that aggregates over 700,000 employment opportunities from more than 135 job sites into one easy-to-use website, has announced an alliance with China.com ( http://china.com/ ). In...

2008-03-12 08:00 660

AU Optronics Announced the World’s First 16:9 Full HD 24-inch TFT-LCD for Desktop Monitor

HSINCHU, March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced the world’s first 16:9 Full HD TFT-LCD with 1920 x 1080 resolution for desktop monitor. The 16:9 wide format display is perfect for desktop computers to run the emerg...

2008-03-11 18:03 817

BNY Mellon Asset Servicing Crowned ‘Fund Administrator of the Year’ in Asia

SINGAPORE, March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon Asset Servicing, the global leader in securities servicing, has been awarded the title of ‘Best Fund Administrator’ in Asia in The Asset magazine’s Triple A Transaction Banking Awards 2008. The Asset magazine is one of Asia’s leading monthly...

2008-03-11 17:10 377

Cognizant Sets up New Delivery Center in Argentina to Bolster Value to Customers

CIO of Kimberly-Clark formally inaugurates the new center TEANECK, N.J. and BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH), a leading provider of global consulting, software, IT infrastructure and business process services, announced today the official ina...

2008-03-11 22:00 595

Super 8 China CEO Named ‘One of the Most Influential People in World Travel’

BEIJING, March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Super 8(R) Hotels China CEO Mitchell A. Presnick has been recognized as one of the 33 most influential people in the global travel industry by Travel Weekly magazine, a leading U.S.-based travel industry publication. Travel Weekly stated that, "for...

2008-03-11 20:42 934

Founder of One of Asia's Biggest Milk Manufacturers, Mengniu Dairy Group, Challenges Chinese Companies to Make China a "Leader of Corporate Philanthropy"

One of China's foremost entrepreneurs speaks at Harvard Business School, and gives a bold new direction to China's culture of corporate philanthropy BOSTON, March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Niu Gensheng, founder of China's biggest milk manufacturer and regarded as one of China's foremos...

2008-03-11 16:47 744

Concept Study of a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell to be Presented at CeMAT 2008

SHANGHAI, China, March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- At CeMAT 2008, the concept study of an ECE with a methanol fuel cell will be presented with many further product innovations at the Jungheinrich stand. Jungheinrich supports the further development of a research project on methanol fuel cells. How...

2008-03-11 12:13 708

Otis Wins Record Award in Europe

FARMINGTON, Conn., March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), won a contract valued at $74 million with ECE Europa Bau- & Projektmanagement GmbH to supply and install elevators, escalators and moving walkways for 19 shopping centers pl...

2008-03-11 19:00 750

BusinessWeek and Architectural Record Announce 'Good Design Is Good Business' China Award Winners

NEW YORK, March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- BusinessWeek and Architectural Record will honor building and planning projects that are reshaping modern China at the second biannual "Good Design Is Good Business" China Awards in Shanghai on May 23, 2008. A jury of editors has selected 13 projects, as...

2008-03-11 09:00 829

Todd Voigt Will Head Cohen & Steers' Hedged Real Estate Securities Strategies

NEW YORK, March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE: CNS) announced today that Todd Voigt, CFA, has joined the firm as senior vice president and portfolio manager. He will lead the creation of hedged real estate securities portfolios, including the firm's long/short global rea...

2008-03-11 05:35 809

Lutherans Help Rebuild Indonesian Fishing Town

CHICAGO, March 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Kuala Bubon, a fishing town in North Sumatra, Indonesia, can no longer be called a "sunken village." Washed away by a tsunami that struck three years ago, Kuala Bubon has risen again with concrete homes built on "pilings over water." The Dec. 26, ...

2008-03-11 04:37 611

WHO and China Call for Safer Food, Healthier Diets and Regular Exercise to Welcome 2008 Olympic Games in China

Joint Press Release from World Health Organization, Ministry of Health, P.R. China, and Beijing Food Safety Administration BEIJING, March 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO) together with the Chinese authorities introduced today a new health promotion campaign on ...

2008-03-10 17:58 518