Mainland China

Shanghai World Financial Center - the World’s Tallest Building Opens to the Media

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The world’s tallest building -- Shanghai World Financial Center opens to the media on August 28th, 2008. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200808282109.jpg ) Journalists enjoy a spectacular bird’s eye view across Shanghai from the ob...

2008-09-01 15:02 1307

XFL (TSE: 9399) Reports Steady 2008 First Half Revenue Growth Driven by Robust China Business

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited ("XFL", TSE Mothers: 9399 and OTC: XHFNY), China’s premier financial information and media service provider, today reported consolidated revenue for the first half year ended June 30 2008, under International Finan...

2008-08-28 19:53 847

Legendary Kahala Hotel & Resort Is Favored Hawaii Hideout for Presidents and Dignitaries

Barack Obama follows presidential footsteps with visit to The Kahala; John McCain vacationed with family at The Kahala in the 1990s HONOLULU, Hawaii, Aug. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama recently visited The Kahala Hotel & Resort, joining a dist...

2008-08-28 17:22 1038

Hong Kong Science Park Welcomes Mainland Interns, Graduates & Engineers

More Than 130 Internship and Career Opportunities at Leading Science and Technology Hub HONG KONG, Aug. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- More than 130 openings for Mainland China interns, graduates and engineers are on offer at Hong Kong Science Park (HKSP). (PHOTO: http://file.hkstp.org/8...

2008-08-28 14:00 1106

Reese Witherspoon Visits Brazil to Spread Message of Female Empowerment as Avon's Global Ambassador

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Aug. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Avon Global Ambassador, Reese Witherspoon, will travel to Sao Paulo, Brazil to celebrate the success of the company's first-ever global fundraising product, the Women's Empowerment Bracelet, which has sold 1.5 million since launching in March. ...

2008-08-28 08:10 902

Atex Recruits Jean Paul Chauvet to the Board of Atex Media Command PTY

- Industry Leader Joins Atex to Drive Digital Publishing Growth, in Worlds’ Greatest Developing Market MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Atex is delighted to announce that Jean Paul Chauvet has joined Atex Media Command PTY, as Senior Vice President of ...

2008-08-28 07:01 571

China Cablecom to Report Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on September 9, 2008

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Cablecom Holdings, Ltd. ("China Cablecom") (Nasdaq: CABL) (Nasdaq: CABLW) (Nasdaq: CABLU), a joint-venture provider of cable television services in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), today announced that it will report its financia...

2008-08-29 16:14 584

Singapore’s Senior Trade Minister to Keynote Platts Top 250 Global Energy Companies Rankings and Asia Leadership Awards Dinner

Singapore’s Iswaran to Highlight Asia-Pacific’s Rising Energy Role at October 20 Gathering of Energy Company Executives SINGAPORE, Aug. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Singapore’s top official for trade and industry, S. Iswaran, is slated to keynote the acclaimed Platts Top 250 Global Energy Compan...

2008-08-28 04:00 749

China Education Alliance Appoints The Ruth Group

HARBIN, China, Aug. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CEUA) ("China Education Alliance" or "The Company"), a leading distributor of educational resources, offering high quality programs and training both through online networks and an on-site training ...

2008-08-28 15:23 610

Financial Technologies Unveils Microsite http://ar2008.ftindia.com for its Annual Report 2008

MUMBAI, India, Aug. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Financial Technologies (India) Ltd. (NSE: FINANTECH, BSE: FlNTECH) has unveiled a special micro website http://ar2008.ftindia.com for Annual Report 2008. The microsite has been specially designed and created to serve Financial Technolo...

2008-08-28 05:57 799

Martin Kaymer and Schuco - High Performance, Made in Germany

BIELEFELD, Germany, Aug. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- - Cross Reference: Picture is Distributed via EPA (European Pressphoto Agency) and can be Downloaded Free of Charge at: http://www.presseportal.de/pm/16299?keygroup=bild Schuco International KG will soon be sponsoring German go...

2008-08-28 06:24 762

Alibaba.com Announces 2008 Interim Results

HONG KONG, Aug. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Alibaba.com Limited (HKSE:1688), the world’s leading B2B e-commerce company, today announced its unaudited results for the six months ended June 30, 2008. First Half 2008 Highlights: -- Total revenue increased to RMB1,415.2 million, up 47....

2008-08-27 16:35 650

China Consumer Confidence Rebounds in August, Concerns on Future Price Rises Ease

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance eziData China Consumer Confidence Index (CCCI) was updated today, with the survey results showing that China Consumer Confidence Index rebounded 0.9 point to 92.9 in August after a 3.1-point plunge in July. Current conditions fell ...

2008-08-27 11:08 965

At Platts Energy Podium, EIA Chief Says Oil 'Could' Fall Below $100

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Crude oil prices "could" fall below $100 per barrel over the next 18 months on slowing worldwide demand and an increase in oil production, Energy Information Administration (EIA) chief Guy Caruso said Tuesday. Caruso made the comment to reporte...

2008-08-27 15:27 778

eLong, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Unaudited Financial Results

BEIJING, Aug. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq: LONG), a leading online travel service provider in China, today reported unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200708022023.JPG ) Highlights --...

2008-08-27 06:00 1069

Schaeffler Group China Gained Jingwei Textile 'Best Partner' Award

SHANGHAI, Aug. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Schaeffler Group China gained the award "Best Partner" at Jingwei Global Supplier Conference 2008 in August. Jingwei Textile is the largest company in China textile machinery industry. Its products have been applied across China as well as over 4...

2008-08-26 15:09 820

Praxair China Supplies Gases to Shipyards and Helps Energy & Cost Saving

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd. has signed a gases supply contract with Guangzhou Longxue Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (GLS), an affiliate of the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC). Praxair China also supplies gases to CSSC's Changxing Is...

2008-08-26 12:01 1038

China and U.S. Compete for Most Visitors to Official Beijing 2008 Olympic Web Site

English Speaking Countries Account for Approximately 40 Percent of Visitors to Chinese Web Site RESTON, Va., Aug. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a study of global visitation to Beijing2008.cn, the official W...

2008-08-26 10:00 804

ORBIS and Alcon Train China's Next Generation of Sight-Savers

Flying Eye Hospital Program to Train Ophthalmology Residents and Biomedical Engineers NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ORBIS International's flagship Flying Eye Hospital has arrived in Harbin, China with its global team of volunteer eye care specialists and global Alliance for S...

2008-08-26 08:00 1001

Caterpillar Focuses on Adding Value and Meeting Market Needs

The company further expands its global business model in China BEIJING, Aug. 27, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) Chairman and CEO Jim Owens announced today Caterpillar’s plans to add to its China-based research and development (R&D) operations to increase the technica...

2008-08-27 12:00 643