Banking/Financial Service

Statement from The Bank of New York Mellon Regarding Lehman Brothers

HONG KONG, Sept. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Bank of New York Mellon's policy is not to comment on individual client relationships, but the Corporation is clarifying inaccurate information circulating in the marketplace regarding our association with Lehman Brothers. Often, there is ...

2008-09-18 16:02 687

ChipMOS REPORTS AUGUST 2008 REVENUES

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Sept. 17 /Xinhu-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: IMOS) today reported its unaudited consolidated revenues for the month of August 2008. Revenues for the month of August 2008 were NT$1,505.5 million or US$...

2008-09-17 20:00 473

Annual Classification Changes to FTSE Global Equity Index Series

-- South Korea to be Promoted to Developed Status; -- Red Chip Stocks to be Moved From Hong Kong (Developed Market) to China (Emerging Market); -- Watch List Extended to Include Frontier Markets; -- FTSE Updates on Assessment of Markets Will be Increased to Twice Each ...

2008-09-18 07:30 1639

United Nations and CDPF Join Hands in Celebrating 13th Paralympics and Recognizing Contributions in Promoting Rights of Persons with Disabilities

No people with disabilities, but people with different abilities BEIJING, Sept. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- As the awe-inspiring 2008 Beijing Paralympics is coming to an end, the United Nations in China and the China Disabled Persons’ Federation (CDPF) jointly hosted today a high-level celebrat...

2008-09-15 10:00 796

Global Launch of Vesteo.com

The New Generation Professional Online Network and Information Portal Devoted to the Financial Sector BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, Sept. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Farvest, a financial marketing company based in Luxembourg, announced today, 17 September 2008, the launch of Vesteo.com, an ope...

2008-09-17 08:00 804

Economic Conference 'Hamburg Summit': 380 Decision Makers From 15 Countries Participate

"Only a Strong China can Ensure Peace and Stability" HAMBURG, Germany, Sept. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- "Only a strong China can ensure peace and stability," emphasized Nikolaus W. Schues, Conference Chairman, former President, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, at the closing ceremony of the thre...

2008-09-12 17:00 521

Europe Needs Tutorial Regarding China

-- Sino-European Economic Conference Opens - Rocard Receives China-Europe Friendship Award HAMBURG, Germany, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- "This absence of western knowledge about China’s historical achievements is one of several reasons for the western lack of respect for China," ...

2008-09-11 16:00 587

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited Interim Results for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2008

HONG KONG, Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200804301910.jpg ) HIGHLIGHTS Key financial results -- Turnover increased by 20% to HK$2,395 million. -- EBITDA increased by 4% to HK$699 million. -- Profit before non-operating i...

2008-09-10 18:12 805

China Investment Promotion Agency (Cipa) Partners with Thomson Reuters on Soft Infrastructure Project for China’s Hi-Tech Zones

CIPA Will Leverage on Scientific’s Solutions & Services to Create a World Innovation and Investment Promotion Platform’ to Foster Innovation and Accelerate Development of China’s Hi-Tech Zones XIAMEN, China, Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters and the...

2008-09-10 15:00 1814

Lowe's, World's second largest home improvement retailer, offers exclusive export opportunities to quality mainland China suppliers

Global Sources' Custom Private Sourcing Event helps Lowe's buyers source tools, rough plumbing and rough electrical, and outdoor power equipment HONG KONG, Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's, the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world, with annual sales of over US...

2008-09-10 14:30 1102

Gay Social Networking Site Gays.com Kicks Off Open Beta

HONG KONG, Sept. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Gays.com Ltd ( http://gays.com ), the world’s first GLBT social networking website that is designed for real people with real names and actual relationships today announced the launch of its open beta on Sept 10, 2008. “Over a thousand enthusiast...

2008-09-09 20:00 537

Danone Encounters Continuous Frustration in China and a Murky Future Due to Unsuccessful Litigations

BEIJING, Sept. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Chinese beverage giant Wahaha Group Co., Ltd. stated on Aug., 28 that the court in Xinxiang, Henan province and the court in Shenyang, Liaoning province had dismissed the Non-Compete accusation claimed by France’s Danone Group against Zong Qinghou, c...

2008-09-09 20:00 614

XFL (TSE: 9399) Announces Completion of its Tender Offer for up to US$49,113,000.00 Aggregate Principal Amount of its Outstanding Senior Guaranteed Notes Due 2011

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited ("XFL" or the "Company", TSE Mothers: 9399; OTC: XHFNY), China's premier financial information and media service provider, announced today that it has successfully completed its tender offer (the "Tender Offer") f...

2008-09-09 20:06 552

Real-Time Taxes Take Hold Worldwide as Corporate Tax Rates Continue to Fall, Finds KPMG International Survey

-- 106 country survey shows no rises in corporate tax rates for first time in 14 years -- But wider tax base and tougher enforcement mean indirect taxes take on new global importance HONG KONG, Sept 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tax rates on corporate profits have cont...

2008-09-09 16:30 1118

Changing the Way We Do Business

- $50 Million Launch of Financial Social Network Meettheboss.com Will Change the way we do Business NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The financial services community is facing bad news. Its institutions are creaking, its belief is crumbling, and regulation is getting tight...

2008-09-09 08:00 580

China Finance Announces New Agreements with China Construction Bank

NEW YORK and SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Finance, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHFI), a provider of financial support and services for China’s large and rapidly expanding class of small and medium enterprises ("SMEs"), today announced that China Finance’s wholly-owned op...

2008-09-05 21:00 472

Gold Horse International, Inc. Updates Status of Key Real Estate Development Projects for 2009

HOHHOT, China, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Gold Horse International, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: GHII) ("Gold Horse" or "the Company"), a multifaceted business group that controls and operates a construction company, real estate development business and a hotel in Inner Mongolia, China, today ...

2008-09-04 19:30 587

Global Payments Asia-Pacific Finalizes its Joint Venture Expansion into the Philippines

HONG KONG, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading provider of electronic transaction processing solutions, announced today that its Asia-Pacific joint venture with The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited ("HSBC"), Global Payments Asia-Pacific, ...

2008-09-04 21:30 1088

China State Construction to Present at Key Investor Conferences to be Held in Asia

HONG KONG, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China State Construction International Holdings Limited ("China State Construction" or "the Group", Stock Code: 3311.HK) announced today that it will attend several key investor conferences to be held in Asia, including: 25-27 September Shen Yi...

2008-09-04 15:02 673

FSL Trust to Seek ADR Quotation on International OTCQX

SINGAPORE, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- First Singapore entity to seek quotation on OTCQX -- ADR quotation will be non-dilutive for unitholders -- Will provide trading venue for U.S. investors FSL Trust Management Pte. Ltd. ("FSLTM"), Trustee-Manager of F...

2008-09-04 14:54 524