CGAP Announces Winners of 2013 Photo Contest

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The winner of the 2013 CGAP Photo Contest is Truong Minh Dien of Vietnam. A panel of four judges blindly selected his photo, "Rainy Afternoon," out of a record number of 3,890 entries from professional and amateur photographers in 91 countries. The winning p...

2013-11-18 23:30 1229

Rosewood Phnom Penh Scheduled to Open in 2015

Ultra-luxury property to redefine hospitality experience in the Cambodian capital HONG KONG, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosewood Hotels & Resorts(R) has been appointed by Cambodia-based property developer Vattanac Properties to manage Rosewood Phnom Penh, scheduled to open in 2015. This late...

2013-11-18 18:00 1399

CHTF 2013: Gathering of Big Data Technology

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At the coming China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) 2013, a number of famous companies will release their latest technologies and products. Those famous companies are as follows: the largest state-owned IT firm China Electronics Corporation, Research and Developme...

2013-11-18 10:49 1326

Buddhist Scripture Festival Concludes

SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- South Korea's only Buddhist cultural festival featuring historical woodblocks "Tripitaka Koreana" came to an end on Monday, drawing more than 2 million visitors, organizers said. The 2013 Tripitaka Koreana Festival was held for 45 days in a venue nea...

2013-11-12 22:39 1553

The Wave of Internet of Things Surges at CHTF 2013

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) 2013, which will be held from November 16-21, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) will once again demonstrate its achievements achieved over a decade in the field of the Internet of Things (IOT). It will be the third year f...

2013-11-06 19:13 1019

Green Building Will be A Highlight of CHTF 2013

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China Hi-Tech Fair 2013 (CHTF 2013) is soon to open between 16 and 21 of November in Shenzhen. This year, the fair will add a new exhibition area - "Green Buildings" - to demonstrate technologies for conservation of energy, land, water and materials, as ...

2013-11-05 14:55 1826

Air China Helps You Easily Connect to the World via Beijing

BEIJING, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent years have seen Air China pressing ahead with its definite plan to cement the connectivity of its extensive network of both domestic and international routes by devising more transfer-in-Beijing-for-connections options. In particular, Air China has starte...

2013-11-05 11:34 962

Next Stop Singapore for the Final Sourcing Shows of the Year

HONG KONG, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The third edition of ASIA EXPO SINGAPORE AND FUJIAN COMMODITIES EXPO SINGAPORE will take place from Thursday 21 to Saturday 23 November, 2013 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in the Marina Bay complex in Singapore. The two trade expos will again be roun...

2013-11-05 09:00 1040

Laos' leading bank, BCEL, partners with CyberSource to extend cross-border eCommerce offerings

BCEL is the first acquirer in Laos to gain access to CyberSource payment processing and fraud management services via CyberSource through VisaNet solution Partnership will grant BCEL and its merchants full access to the complete range of CyberSource payment management services VIENTIANE, Laos, Nov...

2013-11-01 08:00 1461

Herbalife Opens in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), a global nutrition company, is pleased to announce that it will begin operations in Cambodia, effective November 1st, 2013. A distribution center where independent distributors can pick up and order products will open in ...

2013-10-31 14:00 2144

CUCKOO Holds Premium Rice Cooker Demonstration Event

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Event for learning recipes and winning prizes held at electronic markets in Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi -- Special event to for demonstration and experiencing CUCKOO rice cooker that will lead the "electric rice cooker" trend in Vietnam C...

2013-10-30 11:26 1795

Sydney Welcomes First Chinese A380 Flight into Australia

SYDNEY, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NSW Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner today welcomed the first China Southern A380 flight into Sydney, saying it is an important service for Australia-bound Chinese visitors who now surpass New Zealand visitor numbers to NSW. (Photo:

2013-10-30 02:49 2092

National Sports Festival Draws to Conclusion as Park Tae-hwan Earns MVP Honors

INCHEON, South Korea, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 94th National Sports Festival drew to a conclusion in Incheon on Thursday as the Olympic swimming hero Park Tae-hwan was voted the Most Valuable Player (MVP). Incheon, a metropolitan city located just west of Seoul, played host to the nation...

2013-10-29 14:23 1458

CHTF 2013: Stage for Chinese Technical Innovations

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) 2013 will open between November 16 and 21 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. Taking up over 110,000 square meters, the fair will demonstrate achievements of the Chinese national innovation system and introduce a la...

2013-10-28 17:11 1021

Xiamen Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Jimei School Village Founded by Tan Kah-Kee

XIAMEN, China, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 21, a commemoration meeting was grandly held in Xiamen to mark the 100th anniversary of Jimei School Village, an educational complex which was originally founded by Tan Kah-Kee. Chairman of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chin...

2013-10-24 10:52 1194

Maaii Reignites the Fun in VoIP

Leading Free Messaging and VoIP Platform Introduces Video Caller ID and Hilarious In-Call Audio Effects With Version 2.2; its most significant software release to-date. HONG KONG, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Maaii( ), one of the world's fastest growing mobile communication ...

2013-10-23 14:30 1600

S. Korean Netizens Seek to Change English Name for 'Palman Daejanggyeong'

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of South Korean netizens are campaigning to change the official English name for a Korean collection of Buddhist texts carved on more than 80,000 wooden blocks. Tripitaka Koreana, or Palman Daejanggyeong in Korean, is considered the most c...

2013-10-22 16:52 1662

Nat'l Multisport Competition to Kick Off in Incheon on Weekend

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest national multisport competition is set to kick off this weekend in Incheon, a metropolitan city located west of Seoul, which hopes to use this occasion as a test for a larger international competition it will host next year. Incheon, 4...

2013-10-18 18:19 1461

Technology Systems & Management for the World of Water -- Your Gateway to a Better Future

HO CHI MINH, Vietnam, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: ) Exhibition: VIETWATER 2013 Expo & Forum: Vietnam's No.1 International Water, Wastewater and Industrial Wastewater Treatment & Purification Show Show date: 16-18 October 2013 Venue...

2013-10-07 14:13 1269

Host Incheon Hopes to Use Nat'l Sporting Event as Prep for Asian Games

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The metropolitan city of Incheon hopes to use an upcoming national multisport competition to prepare for a larger international event it will host next year, the city's deputy mayor said Wednesday. (Photo:

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