Mainland China

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 12:33 639

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 09:43 874

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 16:49 857

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 12:27 649

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 1146

West Clinic Continues Expansion Into Asian Market With Opening of Shanghai Cancer Center

Growing Cancer Care Pipeline Offers State-of-the-art Treatment MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- West Clinic, a recognized leader in cancer care, announced today the opening of West Clinic International Shanghai. The 7000 square foot, state-of-the art facility is being opened i...

2007-10-22 21:00 931

Wachovia Launches Advanced Internet-Based Financial Supply Chain Management Platform

TradeXchange Streamlines, Automates and Provides Visibility to Import and Export Trade Operations Across Trading Partners CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wachovia Bank, N.A., today announced the launch of TradeXchange, a secure, Web-based messaging platform ...

2007-09-29 04:00 911

More Than Just the Luck of the Irish!

-- James Wins Wii, Sports Car and US$52,000 Bad Beat Jackpot in Just two Months at PartyPoker.Com! GIBRALTAR, Oct. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- 22-year-old James McManus from Dublin, Ireland was the big winner of PartyPoker.com's 'The Grind' promotion, winning a Mini Cooper S Convertible in the...

2007-10-01 15:00 671

JAJAH Buttons Simplify Internet Calling

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- JAJAH, the world's most innovative phone company launched their new service JAJAH Buttons. Users create a stylish JAJAH Button to place on their websites, email signatures, blogs and social network profiles. Callers enter their OWN phone numbe...

2007-10-02 08:00 910

Tom Ridge Announces New Venture

First Secretary of Homeland Security to Advise Clients on Key International and Domestic Issues WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tom Ridge, the First U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and a two-term governor of Pennsylvania, today announced the launch of Ridge Global LLC,...

2007-10-01 14:07 591

Johnson Controls Launches New Brand to Support Focus on Comfort, Safety and Sustainability

Stephen A. Roell, company's new CEO, says company's new communications platform and refreshed corporate identity better reflect current strategic direction MILWAUKEE, Oct. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI), the global, multi-industrial leader in creating smart enviro...

2007-10-01 07:00 785

AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Acquisition of New Boeing 737 NG

Total of Seven Boeing 737 NG Acquired Over Last Twelve Months AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that it has recently closed the acquisition of a Boeing 737 New Generation ("NG"), which was delivered new...

2007-09-29 06:10 749

China Leads Asian Pacific Challenge in Talent War, First Ever Global Talent Index Reveals

LONDON, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Asian Pacific countries are increasingly challenging the US and Europe when it comes to attracting and nurturing talent, the first ever Global Talent Index (GTI) reveals. China will lead the way, building on its natural advantage as the world's most...

2007-09-28 22:33 742

World Leaders, United States Presidential Delegation, Sports Greats and Celebrity Guests to Participate in 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai, China

World's Largest Sporting Event of the Year Now Days Away WASHINGTON DC, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today Special Olympics announced expected guests of the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games, including President George W. Bush's designated U.S. Presidential Delegation, who will ...

2007-09-28 21:00 837

TEDA Welcomes the Inauguration of New Vocational Skills Training and Appraisal Center in Tianjin Binhai New Area

TIANJIN, China, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area announces that the new Vocational Skills Training and Appraisal Center of the Tianjin Binhai New Area was inaugurated today. The Center, located in TEDA, is the first training base for outsourced s...

2007-09-28 19:59 765

The International VELUX Award 2008 is Open

-- The International VELUX Award Challenges Students of Architecture Worldwide to Work With Daylight in Architecture Under the Theme ‘Light of Tomorrow’ HORSHOLM, Denmark, Oct. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The International VELUX Award 2008 opens for registration on 1 October and enc...

2007-10-01 16:00 685

Arrow and Cree Launch a Series of Lighting Solutions Seminars in China

HONG KONG, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arrow Asia Pac Ltd., a business unit of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), announced that it is launching a series of lighting solutions seminars in China with Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED solid-state lighting componen...

2007-09-28 17:00 631

Xinhua Finance/MNI China Business Survey: Production Curbed

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance (TSE Mothers: 9399) and Market News International (MNI), a part of the news service line of Xinhua Finance, today announced the September Xinhua Finance/MNI China Business Sentiment Survey. The results of the survey suggest that whi...

2007-09-28 10:36 796

Karl-Henrik Sundstrom to Become Chairman of the Board at Sicon Semiconductor

- Appointment Reflects Sicon's Growth and Ambition - to be a Leading Fabless Semiconductor Company. LINKOPING, Sweden, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- "We are delighted that Karl-Henrik Sundstrom will now join us as Chairman of the Board" says Roland Andersson, CEO of Sicon. "His appointment ...

2007-09-28 08:27 866

Nike Names Sandy Bodecker Vice President of Design

BEAVERTON, Ore., Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Nike today announced that company executive Sandy Bodecker has been named to the newly created position of Vice President of Nike Global Design. In his new role, Bodecker will oversee all aspects of design for the Nike brand, from concept ...

2007-09-28 04:30 939