Mainland China

World Cancer Day, 4 February 2007 Marks Launch of World Cancer Campaign

Messages offer healthy lessons parents can share with their children GENEVA, 30 Jan. /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- It is an amazing statistic: 43 percent of cancer cases can be prevented through healthy lifestyles established in childhood. The World Cancer Campaign - "Today’s Children, Tomorrow’s ...

2007-01-30 23:15 885

Rabbit Semiconductor, Inc. Introduces the RCM4200 RabbitCore with 10/100 Ethernet Connectivity

Robust module is Ideal for Embedded Control, Serial-to-Ethernet and Data-Logging Applications DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Rabbit Semiconductor, Inc. is proud to introduce the RCM4200 RabbitCore module, equipped with 10/100 Ethernet connectivity, GPIO with on-board analog i...

2007-02-09 11:39 829

James Bond Franchise Makes Historic Debut in China With Premieres of Casino Royale in Beijing and Shanghai

Actors Daniel Craig and Eva Green Headline Beijing and Shanghai Premieres BEIJING, Jan. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- "Bond... James Bond." Cinematic history will be made Monday night in Beijing when Daniel Craig, the star of Sony Pictures Entertainment and MGM’s Casino Royale, utters the famo...

2007-01-29 16:49 963

TEDA Introduces New Policy to Support the Development of the Service Outsourcing Industry

TIANJIN, China, Jan. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA), announces "Interim Provisions of TEDA to Promote the Development of Service Outsourcing." The policy will provide various preferential policies covering areas that include improving infras...

2007-01-26 20:55 783

Houghton to Step Down as Corning's Chairman of the Board

Weeks to be Named New Chairman CORNING, N.Y., Jan. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) on January 24, 2007 announced that James R. Houghton, 71, will step down as non-executive chairman of the board at the company's annual shareholders meeting on April 26, 2007. He w...

2007-01-26 18:20 907

Xinhua Finance/MNI China Business Survey: Results Climb

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswore/ -- Xinhua Finance (TSE Mothers: 9399) and Market News International (MNI), a part of the news service line of Xinhua Finance, today announced the January Xinhua Finance/MNI China business sentiment survey. The results of the survey suggest Chinese ...

2007-01-26 16:51 700

ING Renault F1 Team launches 2007 R27 Car

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands and LONDON, Jan. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The ING Renault F1 Team officially launched the ING-branded R27 2007 F1 car to over 600 journalists from the international media in Amsterdam today. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200701250958.jpg ) (Photo: ht...

2007-01-25 09:00 1835

WHO Revives Efforts to Eliminate Forgotten Disease

GENEVA, Jan. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A neglected disease with a nearly forgotten name is making a comeback following a global control programme that almost eradicated it more than forty years ago. Yaws, a disease which eats away at the skin, cartilage and bones of its victims (mostly children...

2007-01-26 09:40 759

Avure Technologies to Build World’s Largest Hot Isostatic Press for Kinzoku Giken Co. LTD of Japan

KENT, Wash., Jan. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Avure Technologies, Inc., the global leader in high pressure technology, announced today that it’s Vasteras Sweden operating unit has been awarded a contract to build the world’s largest hot isostatic press (HIP) by Kinzoku Giken Co. Ltd., a Japan-base...

2007-01-26 15:37 1392

South Korea’s Port of Busan to Use Savi Networks SaviTrak(TM) Real-Time Information Service for Cargo Security and Management

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Savi Networks today announced that it has extended the SaviTrak(TM) real-time information service to key terminal locations at the Port of Busan, South Korea. As one of the highest-volume shipping hubs for the Asia Pacific region, the Port o...

2007-01-26 08:38 920

Take Your Business Global: a New and Easy Way for Small and Medium Size Companies to Achieve a Successful International Development

Swensee Announced the Launching of an Innovative e-contactplace PARIS, Jan. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Swensee is the first global e-contactplace fully dedicated to businesses involved in international trade. With a safe, trustful, user friendly and customised environment, Swensee's ambiti...

2007-01-25 21:59 960

TD-SCDMA Project Undertaken by Spreadtrum and Amoi Officially Approved

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The "3G System and Terminal (TD-SCDMA) Development and Industrialization" Project undertaken by Amoi Electronics Co., Ltd. and Spreadtrum Communications (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., has been certified by the Product Administration Division of MII (Min...

2007-01-26 08:00 971

The9 Limited Announces Executive Appointment

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The9 Limited (Nasdaq: NCTY) ("The9"), a leading online game operator in China, today announced that it has appointed Swun Woo (Tony) Park as Vice President, effective January 31, 2007. Mr. Park will be in charge of The9's international busines...

2007-01-26 08:00 825

Mobile Leaders Around the World Launch LiMo Foundation

World's First Global Mobile Linux Initiative Begins Membership Process, Encourages Creation of an Ecosystem Spanning Application and Middleware Developer Communities LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., TOKYO, YOKOHAMA, Japan, SEOUL, South Korea and NEWBURY, England, Jan. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- To supp...

2007-01-25 22:00 770

Praxair Announces Major Contract With Jiangsu Sopo for Industrial Gases Supply

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Praxair China, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced that it has signed a major contract with Jiangsu SOPO (Group) Co., Ltd, for the supply of industrial gases to SOPO"s acetic acid plant. Praxair will design, build, operat...

2007-01-25 19:06 1268

Praxair and SMIC Sign Industrial Gases Supply Contract for Wafer Plant in Shanghai, China

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Praxair China and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) have signed a contract for Praxair to supply industrial gases to SMIC's new FAB 8 facility in Shanghai, China. Praxair will upgrade its existing facility and pipelin...

2007-01-25 15:57 1104

Corning Announces Fourth-Quarter Results

Company Achieves Record Results in 2006 Highlights LCD and Diesel Products Growth for 2007 CORNING, N.Y., Jan. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) on Jan 24, 2007 announced fourth-quarter sales of $1.37 billion and net income of $646 million, or $0.41 per share. The...

2007-01-25 14:14 952

NXP Semiconductors to Sponsor Sundance Film Festival: Global Short Film Project at 3GSM World Congress

LONDON, Jan. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The GSM Association today announced that NXP Semiconductors, the newly independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, will join global roaming solutions provider Roamware, as an exclusive joint sponsor of the Sundance Film Festival: Global Short Film...

2007-01-25 17:10 781

The9 Limited Announces Promotions

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The9 Limited (Nasdaq: NCTY) (“The9”), a leading online game operator in China, today announced the promotion of Yong Wang and Lingdong Huang as Vice Presidents. Both promotions will be effective January 24, 2007. Yong Wang will be our V...

2007-01-24 21:00 935

Checkpoint Systems Partners with Metro Group to Successfully Deploy UHF RFID Dock Door Solution

98.5%+ Read Rate Represents Milestone in European RFID Deployment HONG KONG, Jan. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Checkpoint Systems (NYSE: CKP), a leading manufacturer and marketer of RF- and RFID-based solutions for identification, tracking, security and merchandising applications, today announ...

2007-01-17 10:41 1159