Mainland China

China's Travel & Tourism Poised for Continued Growth

Covering 176 countries worldwide, the latest industry research positions China as the 2nd largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2008 with continued rapid growth expected over the next ten years. BERLIN, March 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Travel & Tourism is expected to generate approximately ...

2008-03-06 10:00 471

New 300mg Loading Dose Tablet for Plavix(R) Receives Positive Opinion From the European Committee for Medicinal Products (CHMP)

- A new Step Forward may Help Increase Appropriate Early use of Plavix(R) by Simplifying Administration in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients PRINCETON, N.J. and PARIS, March 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Compa...

2008-03-05 15:00 424

Don't Leave Your Vision to Chance on World Glaucoma Day

Leading Glaucoma Experts Act to Help Prevent Vision Loss as 50 Percent of Patients Remain Undiagnosed LONDON, March 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On the first World Glaucoma Day (March 6, 2008), leading glaucoma experts globally are asking those who may be at risk of the condition not to...

2008-03-05 16:00 453

Number of Chinese Visitors to Keukenhof Increasing Exponentially

LISSE, Netherlands, March 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The International Flower Exhibition Keukenhof in Lisse has chosen ‘China - the Olympic Games - Beijing’ as its theme for 2008. This is an obvious choice for Keukenhof, as the eyes of the world will be on the capital of China this year, and the t...

2008-03-06 08:00 597

UNIFEM and Avon Announce Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Advance Women's Empowerment: Company Contribution Benefits UN Trust Fund

-Reese Witherspoon and Suze Orman among the Featured Speakers at Global Summit for Better Tomorrow in Celebration of International Women's Day- -The Largest One-Year Corporate Contribution Ever Received by the Fund- NEW YORK, March 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today, UNIFEM, the Unite...

2008-03-05 17:56 883

NAVTEQ Continues Asia Pacific Expansion With First Release of New Zealand and Expanded Coverage in Thailand

The Industry's Largest Regional Footprint Now Includes Ten Countries CHICAGO, March 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, has announced its first release of a 100 percent coverage map...

2008-03-05 22:00 559

Tatweer and Six Flags Announce Strategic Alliance to Develop Thrill Theme Parks in the Arab World and Beyond

- Dubailand (R) to Host First Six Flags Theme Park Outside Of North America DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tatweer, a member of Dubai Holding, announced today a strategic alliance with US-based Six Flags Inc. (NYSE: SIX), the world’s largest theme park com...

2008-03-05 15:55 765

President Bush Selects CACH Founder as Special Envoy to the OIC

Sada Cumber to Serve as U.S. Representative to the Organization of the Islamic Conference AUSTIN, Texas, March 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- CACH Capital Management, LLC, announced today that the firm's founder, Sada Cumber, was appointed by President George W. Bush to be the Special Envoy to ...

2008-03-05 09:33 637

Prince of Orange Opens Keukenhof 2008

LISSE, Netherlands, March 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange will conduct the official opening of this year's 59th edition of the international Keukenhof flower show. He will be joined by Mr Niu Youcheng, Deputy Mayor of Beijing and Ms Erica Terpstra, Chairwoman...

2008-03-05 09:34 607

iHAMMS(R) Direct Providing Hotels Direct Connectivity from PMS Systems & Loyalty Programs to the World's Airlines

ORLANDO, Fla., March 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Marker InfoComm Inc, the world's largest independent provider of software tools to hotels for airline Frequent Flyer Program (FFP) administration, is pleased to announce the release of iHAMMS(R) Direct -- its newest solution specifically designed f...

2008-03-05 09:34 927

Giant Interactive Announces Research Partnership With Huawei

SHANGHAI, China, March 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Giant Interactive Group Inc. (NYSE: GA) ("Giant" or "the Company"), one of China's leading online game developers and operators, today announced its partnership with Huawei Technologies ("Huawei") to research server platforms for onli...

2008-03-05 05:30 580

Online Competition Kicks Off for Design of Creative Green Name and Logo

UNDP and Zhou Xun Team Up for an Environmental Campaign to Promote Sustainable Lifestyle in China BEIJING, March 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Zhou Xun, a top Chinese actress, are teaming up in an environmental campaign to raise awareness on enviro...

2008-03-05 06:00 652

WHO Staff Member Receives the 2007 Great Wall Friendship Award

BEIJING, March 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mayor Guo of Beijing presented the 2007 Great Wall Friendship Award to Dr Gerald Moy of the World Health Organization and to 11 other fellow recipients for their contributions to the social and economic progress of Beijing. The award, which is g...

2008-03-04 19:07 577

Arrow Asia Executives to Speak at 13th International IC-China Exhibition and Conference

HONG KONG, March 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Arrow Asia Pac Ltd., a business unit of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), announced today that Edmond Chu, vice president for China and Hong Kong, and Arthur Jiang, general manager for Central China of Arrow China, will each deliver a presentation a...

2008-03-03 16:45 766

Supermicro SuperBlade(TM) Servers Chosen for CERN Project

Superior Computational Performance, Scalability, and Power Efficiency SAN JOSE, Calif., March 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high performance server solutions, today announced that its dual-processor (DP) SuperBlade(T...

2008-03-04 15:01 586

Talent Management is Broken

DDI Study finds that Senior Leaders Set it as a High Priority, But Aren’t Dedicating Enough Effort HONG KONG, Mar. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- More than half of senior leaders anticipate their companies’ performance will soon suffer because they don’t have the right talent in place, according to...

2008-03-04 10:00 597

Virtual Golf Course Conquers the World

- Dutch Companies Make World's Largest Indoor Golf Centre Possible ZALTBOMMEL, Netherlands, March 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- By building the world's largest indoor golf centre in The Netherlands, golf simulator manufacturer ProTee United (http://www.protee-united.com) and makers of synthetic gr...

2008-03-05 09:00 832

Spb Mobile Shell 2.0 - The Must Have User Interface for Windows Mobile

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, March 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Spb Software House, the world's leading Windows Mobile software vendor, upgrades its outstanding Spb Mobile Shell software to version 2.0. Spb Mobile Shell is an application that completely overhauls the innate Windows Mobile user in...

2008-03-04 07:00 581

Startech Environmental Corp. Reports Strong 2007 Financials and Announces Strong Outlook

WILTON, Conn., March 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Startech Environmental Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: STHK), a fully reporting company and the internationally recognized, Award-winning environment and energy company announced today that its 2007 Year End Report, filed on schedule with the SEC, shows S...

2008-03-04 01:48 776

Talent Management is Broken

DDI Study finds that Senior Leaders Set it as a High Priority, But Aren’t Dedicating Enough Effort SHANGHAI, March 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- More than half of senior leaders anticipate their companies’ performance will soon suffer because they don’t have the right talent in place, accordin...

2008-03-04 10:00 595