Mainland China

Arrow Joins Altera to Host SOPC World 2008 in India and China

HONG KONG, Oct. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Arrow Asia Pac Ltd., a business unit of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), announced that it will join Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) to host SOPC (system-on-a-programmable-chip) World in four cities, including Bangalore (Oct. 14) and Delhi (Oct....

2008-10-15 15:00 688

China's Leading Magazine on Country's Geography and Culture to Go Overseas

-- M Media to Launch English Edition of Popular Chinese National Geography SINGAPORE, Oct. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- M Media Group, a leading media company in Hong Kong, today announced that it will launch an English edition of the popular "Chinese National Geography". The new magazi...

2008-10-15 12:52 816

Korn/Ferry International Signs Agreement to Acquire Lore International Institute, a Global Provider of Leadership Development Services

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that it has executed definitive purchase agreements to acquire 100% of the stock of Lore International Institute, Inc., a global provider ...

2008-10-15 21:00 553

Universal Music Group International Signs Agreement With Qtrax Digital Music Service

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group International, a division of Universal Music Group, the world’s leading music company and Qtrax, today announced a licensing deal covering Europe, Asia/Pacific, South America & Africa. This deal follows a similar recent agreement ...

2008-10-16 09:56 765

IHG Signs Multi-Brand, Multi-Location Hotel Deal With Shimao Group

Six Hotels Add Over 2,000 Rooms to IHG’s Greater China Pipeline HONG KONG, Oct. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Extending its leadership position in China, IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) signed a deal with Shimao Group, to open six new hotels under three brands in four cities by 2013. ...

2008-10-15 17:00 1722

Valimo Boosts Mobile Signature Usage in Turkey

- Turkcell Surpasses 1.8 Million Mark in Mobile Transactions in 19 Months HELSINKI, Oct. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Valimo, the selected technology provider for Turkcell, today announced that after only 19 months from implementation, Turks have made over 1.8 million mobile transact...

2008-10-15 14:00 556

CPFilms(R) Launches New LLumar(R) Auto Windscreen Film

New Technology Protects from Solar Radiation and Lowers Cabin Temperature Without Reducing Visibility ST. LOUIS, Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Solutia Inc.’s (NYSE: SOA) CPFilms(R) subsidiary, the world leader in glass treatment film, today announced the launch of AIR Blue automobile windsc...

2008-10-15 03:59 690

deCarta Announces Commercial Availability of Real-Time, Two-Way Connected Navigation Service

First customer deployment of deCarta-enabled devices slated for late October 2008 HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Canalys Navigation Forum -- deCarta, the leading supplier of software and services for the Location-Based Services (LBS) industry, today announced the comm...

2008-10-14 20:00 444

WuXi PharmaTech Announces Preliminary Third Quarter 2008 Results and Updates 2008 Guidance

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced preliminary selected unaudited finan...

2008-10-14 16:42 783

SpreadsheetGear(R) Adds Microsoft Excel 2007 Open XML and Excel Compatible Charting Support to ASP.NET and Windows Forms Spreadsheet Component

LENEXA, Kan., Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today, SpreadsheetGear LLC announced the immediate availability of SpreadsheetGear 2008. With one safe managed assembly, SpreadsheetGear 2008 enables developers to easily add scalable ASP.NET Excel Reporting, dynamic Dashboards from Excel Charts an...

2008-10-14 15:05 693

HDIC Cooperates with SMIC for Successful Debut of High Definition TV Transmission Chips during Beijing Olympic Games

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 0981.HK), one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world, and Shanghai High-Definition IC Co., Ltd. (HDIC), a leading fabless semiconductor company and develop...

2008-10-14 16:00 1266

TV Broadcasters and Advertisers in China and Hong Kong Now Have A One-Stop Access to Top Quality Programming Through Idea Asia Limited

Company is the Exclusive Authorized Representative in PRC and Hong Kong for over 200 Top Quality International TV Show Formats HONG KONG, Oct. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Idea Asia is the exclusive authorized representative in PRC and Hong Kong for over 200 top quality international TV show f...

2008-10-15 10:00 698

Avnet Combats Counterfeiting Concerns for Small-To-Medium Sized Manufacturers in China

Distribution Giant Launches a Sales & Service Counter at Shenzhen's International Components Center, Offering Genuine and High-Quality Components SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Avnet Electronics Marketing (EM), an operating group of the global technology distributor, Avnet...

2008-10-14 10:29 1031

Pentair Global CEO Visits China and Holds Board Meeting

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A few days ago, Pentair Global CEO, Randall J. Hogan, came to China to hold a board meeting and visit the Qingdao factory and Shanghai office, company headquarters for the Asia Pacific region. After listening to reports from different team leade...

2008-10-14 12:14 1152

Schaeffler Group Presents 'Supplier of the Years 2006/2007' Awards

Supplier and customer: As Partners for Success HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- For the Schaeffler Group with its INA, LuK and FAG brands, a trusting partnership with high performance suppliers is the basis for success and continuous growth. "We are dependent on a partn...

2008-10-14 11:25 1113

Microsoft Releases Silverlight 2, Already Reaching One in Four Consumers Worldwide

Microsoft Announces New Rich Internet Applications Development and Streaming Media Features; Company Outlines Plans for Supporting Windows, Mac and Linux Tools for Developing Silverlight Applications REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the avai...

2008-10-14 00:00 607

Aleris Announces Key Senior Management Appointments

-- Sean Stack to Head Up Corporate Development and Strategy -- Kevin Brown Joins Company as Chief Financial Officer BEACHWOOD, Ohio, Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Aleris International, Inc. announced today that Sean M. Stack, currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial ...

2008-10-14 11:20 2030

The CCF Launches its Evolutionary Single Device Certification Process for the CDMA Industry Worldwide

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The CDMA Certification Forum(R) (CCF), in partnership with operators and vendors around the world, is pleased to announce the next evolution of its widely successful device certification process. This evolution gives operators and vendors of all sizes a...

2008-10-14 11:00 468

Benjamin West Opens Hong Kong Office, Expands International Operations

Asian Outsourcing, Bi-cultural Expert Bill Cheung to Manage New Office and Provide Expertise in Helping Brands, Designers and Master Franchisees Develop Hotels BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Officials of Benjamin West, one of the hotel industry’s largest purchasing firms for f...

2008-10-15 09:00 1075

Virgin Mary Apparition on a Clear, Authentic Photo With Puzzling Properties to be Shown in Public for the First Time Ever

EMMEN, The Netherlands, Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The mysterious photograph was made by chance in February 1997 in the Netherlands, and has been examined by photo experts who were puzzled by the image. It is quite unlike anything ever seen before, and it has never been made public, ...

2008-10-14 10:00 807