Mainland China

Adveq Expands its Team in Beijing

BEIJING, March 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Adveq, a leading independent private equity fund of funds investment manager with offices in Beijing, New York, Frankfurt and Zurich, today announced the appointment of Darren Wong as a Managing Director in its Beijing office. Darren Wong will join ...

2009-03-06 07:27 778

Adveq is SAS 70 Certified

ZURICH, March 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Adveq, a leading independent private equity fund of funds investment manager with offices in Beijing, New York, Frankfurt and Zurich, today announced that the firm has passed its SAS 70 certification audit as of December 31, 2008. The SAS 70 report...

2009-03-06 07:24 779

Ford Drives Global Fiesta Rollout With China Launch as Sales Continue Rising in Other Markets

-- China is the world’s first market to launch the four-door Fiesta sedan, in addition to the five-door hatchback -- Ford Fiesta is built at Changan Ford Mazda Automobile Company’s state-of-the-art Nanjing manufacturing facility -- Customers have purchased more th...

2009-03-06 00:01 720

NetDragon Websoft Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Financial Results on 12 March 2009

HONG KONG, March 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc. ("NetDragon", with its subsidiaries collectively the "Group"; Stock Code: 777), one of the leading game developers and operators in the PRC, today announces that it will release its audited financial results for the fourth quarter an...

2009-03-05 22:38 1032

AU Optronics Corp. Reports February 2009 Consolidated Revenue

HSINCHU, March 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company")(TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated and unconsolidated February 2009 revenue of NT$15,381 million and NT$15,323 million, both increased by 16.1% from January 2009. In terms of Y-o-Y...

2009-03-05 16:56 718

Internationally-Renowned Chef Kim Canteenwalla and the Culinary Team of Hilton Shanghai Present an Epicurean Adventure with Modern American Cuisine

SHANGHAI, March 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hilton Shanghai proudly introduces a distinguished figure in the American gastronomic circle, Chef Kim Canteenwalla, to the Shanghai gourmet community. The collaboration of award-winning Hilton Shanghai Executive Chef Emmanuel Souliere and the ingenious c...

2009-03-05 14:06 791

Freeborders Strengthens Global Footprint with Opening of New Delivery Center in Wuxi, China

Expansion in China Attracts Shanghai's Top Talent and Addresses Increasing Client Demands to Diversify Risk SAN FRANCISCO, March 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Freeborders, Inc., the leading global provider of offshore IT services and solutions delivered from centers of excellence in China, today ...

2009-03-05 10:48 758

Spirit Chief Executive Jeff Turner Speaking at J.P. Morgan Aviation & Transportation Conference

WICHITA, Kansas, March 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner will speak at the J.P. Morgan Aviation & Transportation Conference in New York, N.Y., at approximately 10:45 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, March 10. Turne...

2009-03-05 22:30 709

Giant Interactive Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Results

Fourth Quarter Net Revenue Exceeds Guidance, Increases 33.2% Quarter-over-Quarter to US$51.7 Million Net Income Increases 116.5% Quarter-over-Quarter to US$42.5 Million Fiscal 2008 Diluted Earnings per ADS of US$0.66 Board Approves US$0.18 Dividend per Share for 2008 SHANGHAI, Ma...

2009-03-05 05:30 905

CCF Announces Its New Board of Directors

Sierra Wireless and SGS Wireless join the CCF Board of Directors SAN DIEGO, March 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The CCF (CDMA Certification Forum), a global non-profit organization dedicated to establishing test efficiency to streamline time to market and minimize costs associated with CDMA device c...

2009-03-05 08:02 609

'Standing Room Only' at APLF

HONG KONG, March 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- APLF is being held 31 March - 2 April 2009 in Hong Kong. No one will be asked to stand, but prime exhibition space is at a premium, while exhibitor numbers and pre-show buyer registrations are strong. APLF -- Materials, Manufacturing & Technology ...

2009-03-04 21:33 866

faceVsion Offers True HD Video Communications to Mass Market

HANOVER, Germany, March 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- faceVsion Technology Limited (FVT), a market innovator in empowering consumers and SMEs with face-to-face communications experience anytime, anywhere, on any screen, today announced the availability of 720p/HD video chat service on standard broadba...

2009-03-06 00:19 433

faceVsion Offers True HD Video Communications to Mass Market

HANOVER, Germany, March 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- faceVsion Technology Limited (FVT), a market innovator in empowering consumers and SMEs with face-to-face communications experience anytime, anywhere, on any screen, today announced the availability of 720p/HD video chat service on standard broad...

2009-03-04 17:00 618

Magna Showcased Mila EV at Geneva Motor Show

OBERWALTERSDORF, Austria, March 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Magna is presenting the latest member of the MILA innovation family at the Geneva Motor Show 2009: mila ev -- a forward-looking automotive concept, uncompromising, universally applicable and suited to daily use in every way. The outstanding ...

2009-03-04 16:01 811

ZigBee and RF4CE Set New Course for Consumer Electronic Remote Controls

Agreement results in one global open standard for RF remote control as a superior alternative to infrared control SAN RAMON, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The ZigBee Alliance and the RF4CE Consortium, founded by Panasonic Corporation, Royal Philips Electronics, Samsung Electronics Co...

2009-03-04 07:00 657

First Annual Conference on the Global Issues of Energy, Environment and Development to be Held in Geneva

GENEVA, March 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A groundbreaking international conference will provide a forum for the worlds of energy, environmentalism and development to seek common ground on the challenges facing humanity, and also an unusual opportunity for top Iranian and Western energy officials to ...

2009-03-04 16:00 621

Video: Avon Commits Over US$1.75 Million for New Partnerships to End Violence Against Women

Establishes New Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School Makes Additional Contributions to the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women Award-Winning Actress Reese Witherspoon Launches New Global Mobilization Efforts WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- One ...

2009-03-04 03:09 689

Swiss Banking Secrecy Under Fire - Background Reports and Analysis on Swissinfo.Ch

BERN, Switzerland, March 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Switzerland is synonymous with discreet banking but 75 years after Swiss banking secrecy was enshrined in law, the practice is under massive international pressure. Banking secrecy obliges banks to keep information about their clients confidential,...

2009-03-04 09:29 697

California Micro Devices Introduces New Praetorian III(R) EMI Filter Family for Multimedia Wireless Handsets

3rd Generation Groundbreaking EMI Filter Technology Offers Excellent Signal Integrity and Superior EMI Filtering MILPITAS, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- California Micro Devices (Nasdaq: CAMD) today announced the CM1693 family of advanced EMI (electromagnetic interference) fil...

2009-03-03 22:30 520

ProLogis Asia Operations Announces Enhanced Corporate Branding

- Reinforcing commitment in China and Japan logistics markets - SHANGHAI, March 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The company formerly known as ProLogis Asian Operations has been re-branded as “Global Logistic Properties”. This is a key step for the industrial and logistics infrastructure provider...

2009-03-03 21:25 972