Mainland China

AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces First Quarter 2008 Transactions

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, April 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," "the Company", NYSE: AER) today announced the completion of the following transactions during the first quarter 2008: -- Signed new lease agreements for 23 aircraft, -- Delivered seven aircraft...

2008-04-25 03:33 774

XFMedia to Release First Quarter 2008 Earnings Results on Monday, May 12, 2008

Earnings Conference Call to be Held on May 12, 2008 at 9:00 PM (New York time) (May 13, 2008 at 9:00 AM Beijing time) BEIJING, April 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -– Xinhua Finance Media Limited ("XFMedia"; Nasdaq: XFML), a leading media group in China, today announced that it will relea...

2008-04-24 20:00 589

PERA Global’s Inno-perfection Technology China Exhibition Tour Kicks Off

BEIJING, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- PERA Global, the leader of Inno-perfection technology and the largest CAE technology and service provider in China, on March 26, 2008 began its tour exhibition of PERA Global’s "Inno-perfection" technology conference in nine cities. The opening ceremony t...

2008-04-24 08:00 1267

China Privately Held Businesses Top the World in Acquisition and IPO; Hong Kong is the Most Bullish in Cross-Border Acquisition

HONG KONG, April 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest findings of the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) 2008, mainland China has the highest number of privately held businesses expecting to grow through acquisition (67%) or IPO (60%) in the next three years, far a...

2008-04-25 18:12 611

NAFLD and NASH Linked to Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease

- Patients with fatty liver are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease - Prevalence estimates vary widely, and approach 25% among adults - Risk factors for fatty liver include overweight, type 2 diabetes, and sedentary lifestyle MILAN, Italy, April 24...

2008-04-24 12:01 827

Canadian Solar Schedules First Quarter 2008 Results Conference Call

JIANGSU, China, April 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (“the Company”) (Nasdaq: CSIQ) today announced that it will hold a conference call with investors and analysts on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 (in Jiangsu) at 8 p.m. to discuss results for the Company’s first quarter 2008 and busines...

2008-04-24 20:30 748

Engineered for UMTS900 Handsets, ANADIGICS' New Power Amplifier is Powering EGSM WCDMA Networks

AWT6281 PA Supports HSPA Solutions; Incorporates HELP3(TM) Technology for Lower Power Consumption and Extended Battery Life WARREN, N.J., April 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), today announced its new AWT6281 HELP3(TM) WCDMA Linear Power Amplifier (PA) engineered spec...

2008-04-24 01:21 581

Changhong IT Selects Winwap Browser and Messaging Applications

HELSINKI and BEIJING, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Changhong IT Information Products Co.,LTD and Winwap Technologies Oy today announced that the next generation devices with integrated telephony features from Changhong IT will include Browser and messaging solutions provided by Winwap. The ap...

2008-04-24 15:17 893

The9 Limited Announces Equity Investment in G10 Entertainment

SHANGHAI, China, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The9 Limited (Nasdaq: NCTY) (“The9”), a leading online game operator in China, today announced an equity investment in G10 Entertainment Corp. (“G10”), a leading game developer in Korea. Under the terms of the investment, The9 has acquired a mi...

2008-04-23 18:00 568

SMIC and Amlogic in Commercial Production of 90nm Digital Photo Frame Chip

SHANGHAI, China, April 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 0981.HK) and Amlogic Inc. today jointly announced the successful commercial production of a 90nm digital photo frame (DPF) chip designed by Amlogic and manufactured at...

2008-04-24 16:00 1098

PEAT International Commissions Plasma-Based Waste Treatment Facility Designed Specifically for Onsite Waste Processing

-- Marks the first deployment of the system intended for hospitals and industrial facilities -- NORTHBROOK, Ill., and ANKLESHWAR, India, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- PEAT International, Inc., ("PEAT") a global leader in plasma-based waste remediation solutions, announced today it has suc...

2008-04-23 21:15 910

SunGard Launches Ambit

Unveils New Banking Software Strategy LONDON and SINGAPORE, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- SunGard ( http://www.sungard.com ) today announced the launch of Ambit, a new brand and a new software strategy for its banking solutions for retail, commercial and private banks. SunGard's Ambit br...

2008-04-23 14:15 912

KPMG Announces Global Initiative to Reduce Carbon Emissions by 25 Percent

HONG KONG, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- KPMG, the global network of professional service firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services, today announced a three tiered global approach to help address the challenges of climate change named "KPMG's Global Green Initiative." "KP...

2008-04-23 12:00 699

Cohen & Steers, Inc. Hires Global Real Estate Fund of Funds Team; Stephen M. Coyle to Lead Strategy

NEW YORK, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE: CNS) announced today that it has hired a team, led by Stephen M. Coyle, to manage private global real estate fund of funds. Mr. Coyle, who will be a senior vice president and portfolio manager for the strategy, joins C...

2008-04-23 10:22 525

AerCap Holdings N.V. to Release First-Quarter 2008 Financial Results on May 9, 2008

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts at 9:30 am Eastern Time / 3:30 pm Central European Time on Friday, May 9, 2008 to review its first-quarter...

2008-04-23 04:20 688

Worries over Corporate Reputation Making Information Security a Top Priority Worldwide, Study Says

(ISC)2(R) Global Information Security Workforce Study Reveals Asia-Pacific Respondents Anticipate an Increase in Information Security Spending Across the Board HONG KONG, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Avoiding reputation damage to the organization was viewed as a top priority for securi...

2008-04-23 09:30 520

Worries over Corporate Reputation Making Information Security a Top Priority Worldwide, Study Says

(ISC)2(R) Global Information Security Workforce Study Reveals Asia-Pacific Respondents Anticipate an Increase in Information Security Spending Across the Board HONG KONG, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Avoiding reputation damage to the organization was viewed as a top priority for security...

2008-04-23 09:30 601

Christian Lacroix Announces Joint Venture with Kuwaiti-based Property Developer Abyaar

Avante-Garde tower to grace Dubai skyline PARIS, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Boutique Middle East property developer, Abyaar and designer Christian Lacroix today announced a joint venture, which will establish a residential tower in one of Dubai's most exclusive beachside suburbs. ...

2008-04-23 15:00 852

The9 Limited Obtains Exclusive License to Operate Atlantica in Mainland China

SHANGHAI, China, April 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The9 Limited (Nasdaq: NCTY)(“The9”), a leading online game operator in China, announced today that it has, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, entered into an agreement with NDOORS Corporation (“Ndoors”), a leading game developer in Korea, for an...

2008-04-22 17:00 547

AU Optronics Corp. Reports 1Q2008 Results

HSINCHU, April 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AUO First Quarter 2008 Unaudited Consolidated Financial Highlights: -- Revenue was NT$136.63 billion (US$ 4.5 billion*), 12.1% QoQ decline -- Net income after tax was NT$26.99 billion (US$ 889 million) -- Basic Earnings per Sh...

2008-04-22 14:59 763