Mainland China

New IOF Report Shows Smoking, Alcohol, Being Underweight and Poor Nutrition Harm Our Bones

- World Osteoporosis Day celebrated in some 80 countries NYON, Switzerland, Oct. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- If you smoke, drink more than two units of alcohol a day, are underweight, don't exercise or eat well, you could be setting yourself up for osteoporosis later in life, according to a new...

2007-10-19 15:00 710

Omega Fatty Acids DHA and AA Take Center Stage at Asian Conference on Pediatric Nutrition

BEIJING, Oct. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Research being presented this week at the Third Asian Congress on Pediatric Nutrition in Beijing, China, provides strong support for fatty acid intake during pregnancy, infancy and early childhood. Of particular focus are the omega-3 fatty acid, docosahexa...

2007-10-19 22:30 745

38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Online press conference today with Mary Robinson, President, Realizing Rights, the ethical global initiative, Salil Shetty (UNMC) and Kumi Naidoo (GCAP) at 14.00GMT - log on at http://www.standagainstpoverty.org/press/conference NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Over 38.7 million peopl...

2007-10-19 15:13 528

Financial Risk Manager (FRM(R)) Program Reaches New Milestone

Double digit record growth reaffirms the global recognition and acceptance of the FRM designation NEW YORK and LONDON, Oct. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Financial Risk Manager (FRM(R)) Program reached an all-time high in candidate registrations in 2007 with 10,135, representing a 25% increas...

2007-10-19 06:25 656

Thousands of Suppliers Set to Highlight Quality Products at China Sourcing Fair: Gifts & Home Products in Hong Kong Oct. 20 - 23

New China Supplier Survey Shows Focus on Quality Assurance HONG KONG, Oct. 20, 2007 - Global Sources’ (Nasdaq:GSOL) China Sourcing Fair: Gift & Home Products ( http://www.chinasourcingfair.com ) opens today and runs through Oct. 23, filling all 10 halls at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong. The Fai...

2007-10-20 13:00 917

AerCap Holdings N.V. to Release Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results on November 8, 2007

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, November 8, 2007 to review its third-quarter 2007 financial results. The ...

2007-10-19 06:07 971

Millions 'Stand Up and Speak Out' on the International Day for Eradication of Poverty

Online Announcement of World Record Figures Online press conference on 18th October at 14.00 GMT NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Join us to hear the officially verified Guinness World Record number for the number of people who took part in the "Stand Up and Speak Out" challeng...

2007-10-19 05:32 883

NEJM Report Finds HPV Test More Effective Than Pap in Determining Cervical Cancer Risk

GAITHERSBURG, Md. and HILDEN, Germany, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/-- The first randomized, controlled study in North America of HPV testing as a stand-alone screen concluded that it is almost 40 percent more accurate than traditional cytology (the Pap "smear") in identifying women with advanced ...

2007-10-18 19:55 682

Global Sources Online 2.0 Launch Gives Buyers Comprehensive Search Results and Verified Suppliers

New Offer Allows Unverified Export Suppliers to be Listed for Free HONG KONG, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources (Nasdaq: GSOL) launched Global Sources Online 2.0 ( http://www.globalsources.com ), a next-generation B2B sourcing service which is unique in the market, o...

2007-10-18 18:35 1006

Elcoteq Becomes Telsima’s Global Manufacturing Partner for Wimax Solutions

HONG KONG, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Elcoteq SE, a leading integrated electronics manufacturing services (IEMS) company with original design manufacturing (ODM) capabilities in the communications technology field announced that it has become the global manufacturing partner for Telsima, a...

2007-10-18 23:39 732

AU Optronics Unveils In-Cell Multi-Touch Panel Technologies and a 0.69mm Ultra-Thin Mobile Device Panel

Human-interface and System-integrated Devices Become the New Trend for Mobile Display Technologies HSINCHU, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today unveiled breakthrough technologies for mobile device applications, including two kinds of in-c...

2007-10-18 16:54 899

SMIC and Magma Announce Availability of Enhanced Reference Flow for SMIC’s 90-Nanometer Low-Power Process

Blast Power-based Solution Uses SMIC’s Multi-threshold CMOS Technology and Magma’s Low-power Flow to Optimize Dynamic Power and Minimize Leakage Power SHANGHAI, China and SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ --Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”, NYSE: SMI; ...

2007-10-18 16:00 1231

MIPIM Asia 2007: What is The Future for Real Estate?

28 - 30 November 2007, Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong Pre-opening Conference, 27 November 2007 PARIS, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The economists Claude Smadja, former Managing Director of the World Economic Forum organising Davos, and Dr Marc Faber, famous for predicting ...

2007-10-18 13:08 835

Johnson & Johnson Launches Global Diabetes Institute, Beijing Diabetes Institute Will Launch Early Next Year

Providing State-of-the-Art Education and Training to Health Professionals BEIJING, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson today announced the establishment of the Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute (JJDI) to transform diabetes care by providing comprehensive training on the late...

2007-10-18 08:51 702

GLG Partners to Report Financial Results for Third Quarter 2007 on October 24, 2007

LONDON, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- GLG Partners, a leading alternative asset manager which has agreed to engage in a reverse acquisition transaction with Freedom Acquisition Holdings, Inc. (Amex: FRH), will report its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2007 on Wedn...

2007-10-18 07:21 546

United Technologies Corporation, Hanjin Group to Collaborate With Gale International on Sustainability Effort in Songdo International Business District

UTC Chairman and CEO George David and Hanjin Chairman Yang-Ho Cho Tour South Korean City; Three Companies Explore Opportunities to Establish Songdo IBD as Model of Green Urbanism INCHEON, South Korea, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Gale International, United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UT...

2007-10-18 12:10 986

Bill and Melinda Gates Call for New Global Commitment to Chart a Course for Malaria Eradication

New Resources and Scientific Progress Help Pave the Way Toward Malaria Eradication U.S. Presidential Candidates Urged to Sustain and Expand President's Malaria Initiative SEATTLE, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Bill and Melinda Gates today called on global leaders to embrace "an au...

2007-10-18 14:25 1108

Pearl Revival Committee to Revive Industry

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Pearl Revival Committee has announced the first International Pearl Convention in November. The event will include the auction of the world's largest natural pearl. The aim of this ambitious project is to revive UAE's distinguished ...

2007-10-18 05:45 572

Growth Trend for Gerresheimer Continues Unabated -- Debt Reduction

-- For the Nine Months (to 31 August) a 46% Sales Increase to EUR697m -- For Nine Months Almost Six-Fold Growth in EBIT to EUR34.8m (EUR6.2m) -- Marked Improvement in Adjusted EBITDA by 50% to EUR124m -- Substantial Debt Reduction and Fall in Interest Charges...

2007-10-17 17:14 472

KONE Wins a Major Order for Shanghai International Financial Centre

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- KONE has received a major order from Sun Hung Kai Properties Group to supply and install 99 elevators and escalators for the new Shanghai International Finance Centre (IFC) in the heart of the Lujiazui financial centre in Pudong, the most f...

2007-10-18 01:41 642