Mainland China

Thermolon Ltd Announces a Dramatic Advance in Non-Stick Coatings

HONG KONG, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Thermolon Ltd today announced a new non-stick coating that has three times the scratch / abrasion resistance and hardness of conventional coatings. Called Thermolon "Rocks", it comes from the same stable as the ceramic coatings that, on GreenPans...

2009-02-17 10:00 832

SD Standard Leads Mobile Market Share, Creates More Opportunities With SDXC Memory Card Specification

SDXC Helps Smart Phones Get Smarter, Ready for More Mobile Services BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Mobile World Congress Booth Hall 7, #7C62 -- Today approximately 78 percent of all slotted mobile phones are equipped with an SD memory card slot and the forthcoming next-gene...

2009-02-17 05:00 628

Acision Launches Text Suite -- the World's First Open Service Text Architecture

-- Acision Text Suite Enables Operator Messaging Differentiation and New Revenue Streams MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Acision, the world's leading messaging company, today announces the launch of Acision Text Suite, the world's first open service tex...

2009-02-16 13:01 629

Farsighted Broadband Policy Wins France GSMA Government Leadership Award

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The GSMA, representing the global mobile industry, has awarded its prestigious annual Government Leadership Award to France, which has taken several key policy decisions that will ensure the vast majority of its people will be able to benefit from c...

2009-02-16 20:00 458

Digicel Makes Advances in Green Power Deployment in Vanuatu

Pacific Operator Carries More Than 60% of Traffic on Systems Powered by Wind, Solar BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The GSMA today announced that Digicel, supported by the GSMA Development Fund, has completed the second phase of its green power network implementation and is u...

2009-02-17 16:00 592

Harry Winston Reveals Red Carpet Collection

An Inside Look at Harry Winston, Jeweler to the Stars, and Dazzling Looks for Hollywood’s Biggest Night DOWNLOADABLE VIDEO, STILLS AND PRESS INFORMATION AVAILABLE AT: http://www.dogmatic.com/MNR/HarryWinston/ NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Among the silver screen and all its star...

2009-02-18 09:00 613

Giorgio Armani & Celebrity Friends Celebrate the Grand Opening of Armani / 5th Avenue

Guests Include Alicia Keys, John Mayer, 50 Cent, Victoria Beckham and Josh Hartnett DOWNLOADABLE BROADCAST VIDEO, STILLS AND PRESS INFORMATION AVAILABLE AT: http://www.dogmatic.com/MNR/Armani5thAvenue NEW YORK, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WHAT: Giorgio Armani comes to the most...

2009-02-17 13:00 748

Transtel Intermedia Announces Extension of Private Offer to Exchange and Solicitation of Consents to February 20, 2009

CALI, Colombia, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Transtel Intermedia S.A. (the "Company") today announced that it has extended the expiration of its (i) private offer to exchange, for each $100,000 of principal amount (excluding accrued but unpaid interest) of its outstanding 12% Senior Notes due ...

2009-02-16 14:07 494

Spreadtrum Announces World's First TD-SCDMA/HSDPA/EDGE/GPRS/GSM Single-chip RF Transceiver

-- The QS3200 RF Transceiver Features High Integration and Low Power Consumption and Provides 2G/2.5G/3G/3.5G Multimode Support BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPRD) (the "Company"), one of China's leading wireless baseband chi...

2009-02-16 15:00 614

Johnson Controls Gains U.S. Patents for Wireless Communication System that Enables 'Hands-free' Cellular Phone Use in Automobiles

Product Creates In-Vehicle, Wireless Connection to a Mobile Phone Using Bluetooth Technology SHANGHAI, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Officials from Johnson Controls recently announced that the United States Patent Office has awarded the company two new patents on an innovative, wireless conn...

2009-02-16 15:55 1158

ZTE Unveils Next Generation of Data Cards

HSPA+ Adaptor and World's First Plug-and-Play TV Data Card Being Announced at MWC SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ZTE Corporation ("ZTE"), a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, today announced the launch of two innovative cards as par...

2009-02-16 09:30 429

Marsh #1 International Broker Again in China

BEIJING, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Marsh, the world's leading insurance broker and risk advisor, has been ranked once again as the number one international broker in China by the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC). This is the second year in a row Marsh has achieved the top position...

2009-02-16 10:24 1241

Legendary Motorcycle Racer - Valentino Rossi - to Run the Monster Energy

-- 6-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi joins the Monster Army to help further expand the fast-growing Monster Energy brand all over the world CORONA, Calif., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Motorcycle racer Valentino Rossi is one of the most recognizable athletes on the planet. And now peop...

2009-02-16 07:38 908

Rich Communication Suite Initiative Gains Momentum

60 Operators and Vendors Back Initiative; GSMA Releases First RCS Specification BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The GSMA today reported significant progress in the Rich Communication Suite (RCS) Initiative, a service providing interoperable, enriched communication capabilitie...

2009-02-16 07:05 580

Acision Powers Sprint's Advanced Messaging Services as North America's Messaging Traffic Looks Set to Hit Double-Digit Growth

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- With global messaging traffic set to soar to record numbers in 2009 and North American messaging looking likely to hit double-digit growth(i), Sprint, one of North America's leading mobile operators, has deployed Acision's advanced messaging infrast...

2009-02-16 13:01 501

Borqs to Deliver Android Smartphones with Red Bend's Mobile Software Management

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Red Bend Software, the leader in Mobile Software Management (MSM), today announced that its MSM solution will be deployed this year in Android smartphones sold to mobile consumers in China and international markets. Software platform provider Borqs ...

2009-02-16 21:57 684

HL&C Awarded Caring Company Logo 2008/2009

HONG KONG, Feb. 13 / PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On 10 February 2009, the Caring Company Recognition Ceremony was organized by Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) at Hong Kong Conventional and Exhibition Centre. For the second time, HL&C Employment Agency Ltd. has been awarded the Caring Company...

2009-02-13 17:55 699

ABAS Awarded Caring Company Logo 2008/2009

HONG KONG, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On 10 February 2009, the Caring Company Recognition Ceremony was organized by Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) at Hong Kong Conventional and Exhibition Centre. For the second time, ABAS Business Solutions (PRC) has been awarded the Caring Comp...

2009-02-13 23:19 626

Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. Announces CEO Appointment

SHANGHAI, China, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPRD), one of China’s leading wireless baseband chipset providers, today announced the promotion of Dr. Leo Li from the Company’s president to president and chief executive officer (CEO). Dr. Ping Wu...

2009-02-13 21:00 668

Navigation System Significantly Improves the Surgical Accuracy of Total Knee Replacement for Arthritis Patients

Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital brings the surgical skill to the next level by introducing navigation system in rotating-platform total knee replacement HONG KONG, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (HKSH) announced today that the orthopaedic surgical team had s...

2009-02-13 17:56 1002