Mainland China

Dr Margaret Chan Takes Office as Director-General of the World Health Organization

Impact on Health of Women and People in Africa to Be Measure of Success GENEVA, Jan. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Dr Margaret Chan of China today took office as Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) following her election in November. She pledged that her term of office and t...

2007-01-04 19:44 892

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Announces New AIDS Treatment & Training Partnership in Xinjiang Province, China

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Joins Together With China's Xinjiang Medical University to Roll-Out the 'AHF - Xinjiang Medical University-Affiliated Hospital HIV/AIDS Treatment & Training Initiative' Partnership Between US' Largest AIDS Group and Respected Chinese Institutions Seek to Create a 'Cen...

2007-01-04 22:30 808

Muhammad Ali's 65th Birthday on January 17, 2007; Send Your Personal Birthday Wish!

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Muhammad Ali, who once said, "Old age is just a record of one's whole life," will be turning 65 years young on January 17. Fans, friends, and admirers from around the world are invited to help celebrate the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali by send...

2007-01-05 20:50 1213

Lynden International -- Kerry Logistics Expand Global Network

New Locations Give Joint Venture Company Worldwide Coverage SEATTLE, Jan. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Lynden Air Freight dba Lynden International and Kerry Logistics have entered into a joint venture agreement to provide logistics and forwarding services. The Seattle-based joint venture compa...

2007-01-04 10:11 1517

Rising Japanese Artist Ayako Rokkaku Will Exhibit for the First Time in Europe; 18-22 April 2007

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Jan. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Ayako Rokkaku Walkin' Around Clouds " ... I want to keep drawing for as long as possible." The artist Ayako Rokkaku (1982) made this statement in an interview at the Geisai art market in 2006 where she participated ...

2007-01-04 09:30 1157

Gerresheimer Group Acquires European Market Leader for Medical Plastic Systems

-- With the Wilden Group Gerresheimer is Also Market Leader for Plastic Systems -- Gerresheimer CEO Dr. Axel Herberg: 'A giant step in our growth strategy' DUSSELDORF, Germany, Jan. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A key chapter is added to the growth story of the Ger...

2007-01-03 14:00 1049

Antig Technology Awarded ZDNet Asia 'Top 10 Asian Techno Visionaries 2006/2007'

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Antig Technology ( www.antig.com ), a leading provider of fuel cell solution, today announced it had been awarded ZDNet Asia's Top 10 Asia Techno Visionaries for 2006/2007. ZDNet Asia has introduced the Top Asia Techno Visionaries award category...

2006-12-28 14:51 785

Euro RSCG Worldwide is Campaign's 2006 Advertising Network of the Year

Agency Management Praised for Swift, Sweeping Turnaround of World's Largest Global Agency Network NEW YORK, Jan. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the agency's history, Euro RSCG Worldwide has been named "Advertising Network of the Year," by Campaign, one of the top and most re...

2007-01-03 09:49 1165

EurOrient Financial Group: New Year's Message to the Peoples of the World

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The beginning of the 7th year to millennium's arrival is also delivering opportunity: a reminder to reflect, as well as look ahead. In this New Year's message to the peoples of the world, The Chairman of the Board of Director of EurOrient Financial Gr...

2007-01-02 11:00 865

Gerresheimer Group Expands its Management Team: Dr. Max Raster Appointed Member of the Management Board

DUSSELDORF, Germany, Jan. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- With effect from 1 January 2007 Dr. Max Raster (42) is appointed as a Member of the Management Board of the Gerresheimer Group GmbH. Dr. Raster assumes responsibility in the Gerresheimer Group for the Tubular Glass Division. This Division...

2007-01-02 14:00 859

Platts Will Not Publish Spot Price Assessments for Americas Crude Oil & Refined Products and Certain Metals Jan. 2, 2007

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Platts, the world’s leading energy information provider, will not publish spot price assessments for Americas crude oil and refined products and certain metals on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007 in observance of the national day of mourning for President Gerald R. ...

2006-12-30 08:30 1397

Xinhua Finance/MNI China Business Survey: Sentiment Bullish

SHANGHAI, China, Dec. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance (TSE Mothers: 9399) and Market News International (MNI), a part of the news service line of Xinhua Finance, today announced the December Xinhua Finance/MNI China business sentiment survey. The results of the survey suggest operating...

2006-12-29 12:16 1127

New ENSR Director of China Operations - Feng Weiqing

ENSR Expands International Business Outreach to China and Multi-Nationals SHANGHAI, China and WESTFORD, Mass., Dec. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Feng Weiqing has joined ENSR as director, China Operations. ENSR is a leading global environmental services firm. Based in ENSR’s Shanghai Office,...

2006-12-28 09:00 1217

SmartPay Expands Mobile Air Ticketing Payments Services

SmartPay Expands Mobile Air Ticketing Payments Services Industry leader Leverages its creativity in Mobile Payment Services Field SHANGHAI, China, Dec. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai SmartPay Jieyin Ltd., ("SmartPay") an electronic payment services leader in China, today officially an...

2006-12-27 11:48 699

Digital Media Group Closes Series B Round of Funding

SHANGHAI, China, Dec. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Digital Media Group Company Limited (“DMG”), China’s leading operator of digital media networks inside subway systems, today announced that it has closed its Series B round of funding from four investors. The round was led by Oak Investment Partne...

2006-12-26 10:16 1018

Websense to Acquire Information Leak Prevention Leader PortAuthority Technologies, Inc.

SAN DIEGO and PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBSN) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire PortAuthority Technologies, Inc., of Palo Alto, Calif., and Ra’anana, Israel, for approximately $90 million in cash. The planned acquisition wi...

2006-12-25 14:15 823

Mitsubishi Corporation Leads New Round Fundraising of RoadWay

SHANGHAI, China, Dec. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai based direct marketing leader, RoadWay Direct Marketing Services Co., Ltd ("RoadWay") announces the closing of a US$1M new round of fundraising. The investment was led by Mitsubishi Corporation. RoadWay completed a first round of fundra...

2006-12-25 14:16 898

Far EasTone Adopts Miyowa's Mobile Instant Messaging Solution

-- For both i-mode and WAP platforms, Far EasTone has chosen MoveMessenger(TM), the Miyowa's universal mobile instant messaging technology. -- After Starhub (Singapore), Taiwanese Far EasTone is the second Asian mobile operator to adopt Miyowa's Instant...

2006-12-25 08:27 798

New High-Performance, Production-Ready TMS320C6454 DSP From Texas Instruments Supplies 2X Improvements in Memory and I/O Bandwidth at Lower Price

Best-Selling High-Performance TMS320C64x(TM) DSP Platform Now Offers Affordable, Proven Migration Path for High-End Systems HOUSTON, Dec. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Allowing designers to transition to higher-performing digital signal processors (DSPs) without compromising price, Texas...

2006-12-22 18:32 1121

China Clean Energy Inc. Awarded New Contract to Supply Cray Valley's Subsidiary in India

FUQING CITY, China, Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Clean Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CCGY) ("China Clean Energy," "the Company"), a leading producer of biodiesel fuel and environment friendly specialty chemical products made from renewable resources in The People's Republic of Chin...

2006-12-21 22:00 1253