Mainland China

Achievo Responds to China Earthquake Relief Effort

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Achievo(R) Corporation, a software outsourcing and information technology services provider, today announced it has organized a program to allow its employees worldwide, as well as other parties, to contribute to relief efforts for victims of last...

2008-05-20 10:30 667

World Health Assembly Opens Amid Tragedies, Crises and Opportunities

GENEVA, May 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- As the 61st World Health Assembly opened today in Geneva, Switzerland, officials from 193 countries began the annual task of reviewing progress and setting new priorities for one of the most powerful tools in global public health, the World Health Organizati...

2008-05-20 09:46 570

Noncommunicable Diseases Now World’s Biggest Killers

Chronic Conditions Like Heart Disease, Stroke Kill More, Says WHO’s World Health Statistics 2008 GENEVA, May 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The global burden of disease is shifting from infectious diseases to noncommunicable diseases, with chronic conditions such as heart disease and stroke now be...

2008-05-20 09:40 604

ATCi Introduces New Features to Its Warrior Satellite Surveillance System

Warrior Goes Beyond Basic RF Monitoring Capabilities Adds Feature ‘ARC’ (Archive/Retrieval/Catalog) Sentry System PHOENIX, May 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Antenna Technology Communications Inc., a provider of commercial satellite communications systems, introduced new features to its Warri...

2008-05-20 19:00 571

At Platts Energy Podium, EPA Chief Sketches Process for Greenhouse Gas Regulations

WASHINGTON, May 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday said he may not decide on greenhouse gas emissions regulations under the Clean Air Act before President Bush leaves office in January. EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson added that ...

2008-05-21 13:19 582

Marvell Pledges Aid to Victims of Sichuan Earthquake and Cyclone Nargis

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced it will match employee donations with a company contribution of up to $1 million for victims of the disastrous Sichuan earthquake and the cyclone in Burma, also known as Myanmar. The Company, with cl...

2008-05-21 13:16 471

The9 Limited Reports First Quarter 2008 Unaudited Financial Results

SHANGHAI, China, May 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The9 Limited (Nasdaq: NCTY) ("The9"), a leading online game operator in China, announced today its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008. First Quarter 2008 Financial Highlights: -- Net revenues for the...

2008-05-20 05:00 776

Altair Releases HyperWorks 9.0, Connecting Engineers with New Solver Technology and to the Global Grid

Newest version of Altair's simulation platform delivers on-demand access to ISV applications and offers multi-core licensing business model TROY, Mich., May 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, a global provider of technology and services empowering client innovation and decision mak...

2008-05-20 01:04 553

The9 Limited Suspends Game Operations for 3 Days of Mourning for the Earthquake Tragedy in Southwest China

SHANGHAI, China, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The9 Limited (Nasdaq: NCTY)(“The9”), a leading online game operator in China, announced today that it will suspend the operations of World of Warcraft(R), Soul of The Ultimate Nation(TM), Granado Espada, Joyful Journey West(TM), and MU(R) from May 1...

2008-05-19 16:00 686

/C O R R E C T I O N -- The9 Limited/

In the news release, "The9 Limited Suspends Game Operations for 3 Days of Mourning for the Earthquake Tragedy in Southeast China,” issued earlier today by The9 Limited over Xinhua PR Newswire, we are advised by the Company that in the headline and the body of the release "Southeast China” should...

2008-05-22 15:23 599

First Certified ZigBee Smart Energy Products Announced

Products Deliver the Final Connection Points of the Smart Grid to Consumers SAN RAMON, Calif., May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee Alliance, a global ecosystem of companies creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, today announced t...

2008-05-20 07:00 860

NetDragon Donates RMB3 Million in Total to Sichuan Earthquake Victims

HONG KONG, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- One of the leading game developers and operators in the PRC, NetDragon Websoft Inc. (“NetDragon” or the “Company”, with its subsidiaries collectively the “Group”; Stock Code: 8288.HK) has donated an additional RMB1.5 million in cash to sup...

2008-05-21 12:56 1308

The Walt Disney Company Commits US$1 Million in Humanitarian Aid to the Victims of the Earthquake in China

SHANGHAI and BURBANK, Calif., May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) announced today that it will contribute US$1 million (approximately RMB 7 million) in humanitarian aid to the victims of the earthquake in China. The donation will be put towards acquiring material...

2008-05-21 12:39 758

AU Optronics Unveils World's First Curved Display Technology

A Series of Mobile Device Technologies to be Showcased at SID Display Week 2008 HSINCHU, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) is unveiling today the world's first* Curved Display Technology on glass substrate. This technology ...

2008-05-19 17:21 834

Texas Instruments Acquires Commergy Technologies for Energy-saving Power Supply Innovation

Acquisition Strengthens TI Power Management and High-performance Analog Business BEIJING, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated (NYSE: TXN) today announced that it has acquired Ireland-based Commergy Technologies, Ltd., a power supply reference design provider th...

2008-05-19 16:57 1108

NYSE Euronext and NYSE Foundation Donate $500,000 to the Red Cross to Support China Earthquake Relief Efforts

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands, BRUSSELS, Belgium, LISBON, Portugal, NEW YORK and Paris, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NYSE Euronext (NYX) and the NYSE Foundation have approved donations totaling $500,000 to the Red Cross Society of China and the American Red Cross International Response Fund to s...

2008-05-19 15:15 672

Atmel’s High-temperature Driver ICs in BCD-on-SOI Technology Open the Door to 150 Degrees Celsius Applications

SHANGHAI, China, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China International Automotive Electronics Show, Shanghai -- Atmel(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML) announced today the availability of the new high-temperature hex half-bridge driver ICs ATA6837 and ATA6839. The ATA6837 and ATA6839 are manufactured us...

2008-05-19 20:00 556

World Hepatitis Alliance Calls on Governments to Take Urgent Action to Tackle Chronic Viral Hepatitis B & C Epidemic

- Shocking Lack of Global Statistics Prompts Creation of First Global Resource on Hepatitis: The Hepatitis Atlas GENEVA, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The World Hepatitis Alliance, a newly formed Non-Governmental Organisation, today called on governments around the world to do more to drive...

2008-05-19 09:00 689

Sundance Photographic Workshops Supporting China and Burma Disaster Relief

$100 Per Student at August Sessions Being Donated to Health and Rescue Agencies SUNDANCE, Utah, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Students registering for the August 2008 Sundance Photo Workshops by June 30th will have $100 of their course fees donated to agencies providing disaster relief in C...

2008-05-19 20:12 608

Luxique Profits to Go to China Earthquake Relief

NEW YORK, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The boutique and luxury hotel booking site, Luxique ( http://www.luxique.com/ ), is to mirror its support for the cyclone victims in Burma (Myanmar) with a similar effort for those affected by the devastating earthquake in China. Luxique is donatin...

2008-05-19 20:09 699