Mainland China

Visa Inc. Completes Global Restructuring

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. announced today the completion of its restructuring, having received broad member approval for the series of transactions by which Visa Canada, Visa U.S.A. and Visa International have become subsidiaries of Visa Inc. Visa Europe will remain ...

2007-10-04 10:26 823

wattwatt.com: Making an Electrifying Difference to Climate Change

GENEVA, Oct. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Electricity is a form of energy that we often take for granted -- in our homes, hospitals, offices and factories. But certain ways of generating electricity can be major contributors to climate change. By using less electricity, using it more efficiently, us...

2007-10-03 18:00 708

Platts Announces Finalists for the 9th Annual Global Energy Awards

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Platts and principal sponsor Capgemini, along with co-sponsor Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, today announce the finalists for the 2007 Platts Global Energy Awards. Established in 1999, the Platts Global Energy Awards recognize innovation, leadership, a...

2007-10-03 10:42 859

Mylan Completes Acquisition of Generics Business of Merck KGaA

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mylan (NYSE: MYL) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Merck KGaA's generics business ("Merck Generics") to become one of the largest quality generics and specialty pharmaceuticals companies in the world. Mylan and Merck KGaA ini...

2007-10-03 10:48 469

Mylan Appoints Heather Bresch as Chief Operating Officer

Promoted from Head of North America PITTSBURGH, Oct. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL) today announced the appointment of Heather Bresch as Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Bresch served previously as Head of North America and Chief Integration Officer. As Chief Operation Office...

2007-10-03 10:45 583

Mylan Appoints Rajiv Malik as Executive Vice President, Head of Global Technical Operations

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL) today announced the appointment of Rajiv Malik as Executive Vice President in charge of Global Technical Operations. Mr. Malik has served in a similar capacity for Mylan since the Company acquired a controlling stake in Matrix Lab...

2007-10-03 10:44 1558

Datalogics Releases .NET Interface for the Adobe(R) PDF Library(TM)

CHICAGO, Oct. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Datalogics, a leading provider of PDF technologies and key channel for Adobe PDF toolkits, today announced the immediate availability of a .NET interface for the Adobe PDF Library. This interface will enable application developers to more effectively integr...

2007-10-03 11:42 766

ZigBee Unveils Comprehensive New Features

More Interoperable Choices Creates ZigBee Networks with Numerous Strengths SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee(R) Alliance, a global ecosystem of companies creating wireless solutions for use in utility, commercial building and consumer applications, today announced ...

2007-10-02 20:00 620

International Survey Shows People Over Forty Ignore Risk of Blindness

-- Global Advocacy Groups Launch Joint Effort to Preserve Eyesight of Millions At-Risk for Glaucoma LONDON, Oct. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Results of a new international survey reveal that eye exams are being ignored by many aged over 40. Only two fifths of respondents had visited ...

2007-10-02 17:00 629

Filtrona Fibertec Ningbo, China Plant Celebrates Expansion

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Filtrona Fibertec, a division of Filtrona plc, developer of fiber-based capillary technology and manufacturer of custom fluid handling components, celebrated the completion of the recent expansion of its plant in Ningbo, China with a Grand Opening cel...

2007-10-02 21:00 1324

Greenline Financial Technologies Adds FAST and API Support to VeriFIX(R) 4.5

CHICAGO, Oct. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Leading electronic trading solutions provider, Greenline Financial Technologies Inc., announced today the release of the latest version of its FIX Protocol Testing Suite -- VeriFIX(R) 4.5. VeriFIX(R) is the most comprehensive electronic trading regression ...

2007-10-02 10:57 657

Wachovia Opens Remote Check Image Capture Site in Korea

Bank Continues to Expand Comprehensive Suite of Image Services CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Wachovia today announced the opening of a remote check image capture site in Korea. Clients can now deliver their U.S. dollar check deposits to the local site, where Wachovi...

2007-10-02 10:59 804

York International Reaches Settlement with DOJ and SEC

YORK, Pa., Oct. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- York International today entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and a consent agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) resolving issues related primarily to activities involving cert...

2007-10-02 10:30 650

European Commission's Continuing Investigation of Qualcomm is Welcomed

LONDON, Oct. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom, Ericsson, NEC, Nokia, Panasonic Mobile Communications and Texas Instruments welcome the continuation of the investigation by the European Commission into complaints regarding anti-competitive practices by Qualcomm. While each company has made an in...

2007-10-02 10:55 633

Special Olympics Announces Launch of New Global Football Initiative

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Special Olympics today announced the launch of a new global initiative to expand football opportunities for players with intellectual disabilities. This was presented at a press conference prior to the final of the FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007 ...

2007-10-01 12:22 978

Chivas Regal Launches New Luxury Whisky

First bottle of Chivas Regal 25 Year Old unveiled to the world in New York NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tonight saw the sumptuous new Chivas Regal 25 Year Old Scotch whisky launched at a glittering international event at the New York Public Library. Celebrities, VIP guest...

2007-09-30 12:33 649

Stora Enso sells some shareholdings in Stora Enso Arapoti to Arauco

Stora Enso Oyj Stock Exchange Release 27 September 2007 at 14.40 GMT HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Stora Enso and Arauco have concluded their exclusive negotiations and reached agreement for Stora Enso to sell some assets of Stora Enso Arapoti in Brazil to Arauco. Stor...

2007-09-30 09:43 875

MacKinnon Granted Shanghai Honorary Citizenship Award

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai Mayor Han Zheng today presented "Shanghai Honorary Citizenship" certificates to Simon MacKinnon, President of Corning Greater China at an award ceremony held in Shanghai. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200708141205.jpg ) ...

2007-09-29 16:49 863

Stora Enso Divests Real Estate in Germany

Stora Enso Oyj Stock Exchange Release 28 September 2007 at 07.00 GMT HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- As announced on 4 October 2006, Stora Enso will close down Reisholz Mill by the end of 2007. The mill's two paper machines will cease production by year end and will then b...

2007-09-29 12:27 653

Clear2Pay Harvests Further Success in China With BNPP (China) CNAPS Project

Clear2Pay Connects BNP Paribas (China) to Local CNAPS Payments Infrastructure SHENZHEN, China and BOSTON, Oct. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Clear2Pay, the international technology provider of next generation payment solutions for financial institutions announces its agreement with BNP Paribas Chi...

2007-10-04 09:30 1162