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  • Uni-Bio Science Group Announces Final Results ACN Newswire - 2 hours 44 minutes ago

    HONG KONG, Mar 28, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Uni-Bio Science Group Limited ("Uni-Bio" or the "Group;" HKEx code: 0690) has announced its results for the nine months ended 31 December 2014 (the "Period"), subsequent to its announcement of changing the end date for its financial year from 31 March to 31 December earlier in 2014. A net loss was recorded during the period under review due to large depreciation and amortization expenses, which reflect the Group's previous investments made to develop and commercialize its next generation biologics and to upgrade its manufacturing facilities to meet the latest cGMP standards.

  • Thomson Reuters First-Quarter 2015 Earnings Announcement and Webcast Scheduled for Wednesday, April 29, … ACN Newswire - 6 hours ago

    Conference call and webcast scheduled for 8:30 a.m. EDT NEW YORK, March 27, 2015 - Thomson Reuters (NYSE, TSX: TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, ...

  • SIUD Records Better Results in 2014 ACN Newswire - 7 hours ago

    The Group recorded a profit of approximately RMB108,000,000 before taxation and will receive a cash flow of RMB434,070,000.

  • Gina Rinehart and Roy Hill Among Winners at Asia Mining Awards 2015 ACN Newswire - 9 hours ago

    Held at the finale for Mines and Money Hong Kong 2015, the awards honoured outstanding achievement from across Asia-Pacific's diverse mining industry HONG KONG, Mar 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Asia Mining ...

  • FILMART Closes With Record Of 7,100+ Visitors ACN Newswire - 12 hours ago

    Companies Report Slew of Deals During the Fair HONG KONG, Mar 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART) drew to a close yesterday with a record number of more ...

  • EVA Announces FY2014 Annual Results ACN Newswire - 16 hours ago

    The Group created a major breakthrough in high-end consumer electronics business by securing orders from a renowned international smartphone and mobile tablet brand owner, with deliveries commencing in early 2014. The Group's key appeal to this customer was its proven track record for outstanding quality and production management.

  • Wai Chi Announces the First Brilliant Results since Listing Debut ACN Newswire - 17 hours ago

    HONG KONG, Mar 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - As one of the Chinese superior LED backlight and LED lighting products manufacturers and services providers, Wai Chi Holdings Company Limited ("Wai Chi" or the "Group", Stock Code: 1305) is pleased to announce its audited consolidated results of the Group for the year ended 31 December 2014 (the "reviewing year").

  • Shunfeng Achieved Profit Turnaround in 2014 with Brilliant Growth ACN Newswire - 17 hours ago

    The Group laid the solid foundation in 2014 The Group changed its company name from "Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited" to "Shunfeng International Clean Energy Limited" in November 2014. This marks the Group's business transition from being primarily based on the solar power sector to gradually becoming a leading clean energy supplier offering low-carbon energy-saving integrated solutions.

  • Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Maintains a Steady Growth for Business Performance; Makes a Clear Path for Future … ACN Newswire - 19 hours ago

    According to the report, under the "new normal" of the slowdown of the overall revenue and profit growth resulted from numerous factors such as the decelerated rate of growth in macro economy, control of medical insurance reimbursements, provincial tender for drugs, the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and the Good Supplying Practice (GSP) standard upgrading, etc., Shanghai Pharmaceuticals achieved the operating revenue of RMB92.399 billion in 2014, with an increase of 18.12% on a year-on-year basis. Net profit attributable to the equity holders of the listed Company was RMB2.591 billion, with an increase of 17.06% on a year-on-year basis. As at 31 December 2014, the owners' equity of the Company was RMB31.099 billion, and its total assets were RMB64.341 billion. For the aspect of pharmaceutical research and development in 2014, the total investment of R & D expenses by Shanghai Pharmaceuticals was RMB512.32 million, representing 4.61% of the Company's industrial sales revenue.

  • Haier Electronics: New Positioning of Businesses and Rural E-commerce Market are the New Growth Drivers … ACN Newswire - 20 hours ago

    HONG KONG, Mar 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - The overall home appliance market was weak amid slowing macro economy growth and the downturn in the property market in 2014. Haier Electronics made great progress in white goods business and integrated channel services business, the gross profit margin and the operation profit of each business segment increased significantly. The reason laid behind the scene is the new positioning of Haier Electronics' white goods business and integrated channel services business, laying a solid foundation of the steady long-term growth of the company. Mr. Zhou Yun Jie, the Chairman of Haier Electronics, said "Our success is relied on our new positioning in Internet+ era.

  • King's Flair Announces Final Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2014 ACN Newswire - Fri, Mar 27, 2015 2:34 AM AEDT

    Achieves Record Revenues and Profitability HONG KONG, Mar 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - King's Flair International (Holdings) Limited, ("King's Flair" or the "Company", together with ...

  • Making Ever-better Cars: A Progress Report ACN Newswire - Fri, Mar 27, 2015 12:36 AM AEDT

    Toyota City, Japan, Mar 26, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - In the four years since announcing its new Global Vision, Toyota has made significant progress toward achieving sustainable growth by making ever-better cars. This work is based on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) and is supported by the cultivation of a skilled and capable workforce. Commenting on progress made so far, Toyota President Akio Toyoda said: "I want 2015 to be a year in which we take steady and bold steps toward sustainable growth. To greatly improve core vehicle performance and product appeal, Toyota is implementing an innovative, integrated development approach for powertrain components and vehicle platforms.

  • Cutting Edge Technology Previews Disruptive Change through Enterprise Cloud Adoption at Major European … ACN Newswire - Fri, Mar 27, 2015 12:03 AM AEDT

    LONDON, Mar 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Cloud represents one of the largest disruptions in Enterprise IT in the last decade according to Abhijit Dubey, Principal at McKinsey & Co, San Francisco, who will be keynoting at Europe's largest regional leadership event for the IT infrastructure and cloud sector. In a packed programme attended by 2k executives, Datacloud Europe will focus on how radical changes in the fabric of datacentres, Cloud, and new innovations in cooling and electrical power and much more will impact the way in which services are procured and managed. Mr Dubey will address the question, Cloud - Evolution OR Revolution?

  • Broad Greenstate Announces the First Annual Results Since Listing Debut ACN Newswire - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 9:43 PM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Mar 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Broad Greenstate International Company Limited ("Broad Greenstate" or "the Group", stock code: 1253.HK), a one-stop and integrated ecology landscape design and construction services provider, is pleased to announce the audited annual results of the Group for the year ended 31 December 2014 (the "Reviewing Year"). As a fast-growing integrated landscape architecture design service provider in China, Broad Greenstate always focuses on major urban landscape projects across China and offers its customers "one-stop" project-based landscape architecture design and construction service solutions, including design and planning, design refinement, construction, seedlings cultivation and maintenance.

  • 30 Years Of Sparkle For Hong Kong at BASELWORLD ACN Newswire - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 6:30 PM AEDT

    The HKTDC Organised More Than 150 Hong Kong Exhibitors HONG KONG, Mar 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Hong Kong is celebrating its 30th year at BASELWORLD 2015, now under way in Switzerland. The leading international ...

  • Fosun Pharma Witnesses an Increase of 33.51% in its 2014 Net Profit by Strengthening its Core Competitiveness … ACN Newswire - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 2:20 PM AEDT

    It is disclosed in the Company's annual report that in 2014, the Company recorded revenue of RMB 12,025.53 million (from the 2014 Annual Report of A shares, the same below), and net profit of RMB 2,112.87 million attributable to the shareholders of the listed company, up by 20.30% and 33.51% over 2013, respectively. In terms of each business segment, revenue of pharmaceutical manufacturing and R&D business segment was RMB 7,336.65 million, and revenue of healthcare service business segment was RMB 1,185.89 million, representing a year-on-year increase of 11.43% and 149.66%, respectively. The growth was mainly attributed to the pharmaceutical manufacturing business and healthcare service. In 2014, the Company continued to strengthen the industry operation, devoted more resources to supporting product innovation and market expansion, actively carried out mergers and acquisitions in the therapeutic areas of concern, rapidly expanded industry scale, and continuously boosted the overall market competitiveness.

  • Linekong Interactive Announces 2014 Annual Results ACN Newswire - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 1:08 PM AEDT

    HKSE:8267) is pleased to announce the audited consolidated results of the Company and its subsidiaries (collectively, the "Group") for the year ended December 31, 2014. - Revenue for the year ended December 31, 2014 amounted to approximately RMB678.7 million (2013:approximately RMB515.0 million), representing an increase of approximately 31.8% as compared to that of the year ended December 31, 2013.

  • Cannes Lions Names Judges for 2015 ACN Newswire - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 2:33 AM AEDT

    Most diverse juries ever: more women, more areas of expertise and more countries represented LONDON, Mar 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Cannes Lions has today announced members of the 16 juries of the 2015 ...

  • Fujitsu, ORIX, Masuda Seed and Iwata City Reach Basic Agreement to Consider Launch of Smart Agriculture … ACN Newswire - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 2:32 AM AEDT

    TOKYO, Mar 26, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited, ORIX Corporation, Masuda Seed Co.,Ltd. and Iwata City in Shizuoka Prefecture announced that they have reached a basic agreement to begin considering the launch of the Iwata Smart Agriculture(1) Project, an initiative intended to realize regional development based on agriculture. In addition to the three core companies of Fujitsu, ORIX and Masuda Seed, the project seeks to bring together expertise from corporations and organizations spanning a variety of sectors, including nursery companies with specialized expertise, agricultural producers with high-level cultivation technology, distributors and food processing companies with a good sense of the market, local governments, educational institutions, and manufacturers of agricultural machinery and supplies.

  • Crawford & Company Strengthens its UK Leadership Team ACN Newswire - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 2:23 AM AEDT

    Crawford & Company Strengthens its UK Leadership Team Clive Nicholls Appointed Chief Executive Officer, UK & Ireland and Mike Jones Appointed Chief Operating Officer, UK & Ireland LONDON - Crawford & Company ...

  • Eastman to Close Workington Acetate Tow Manufacturing Site ACN Newswire - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 12:33 AM AEDT

    KINGSPORT, Tenn., March 25, 2015- Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN - News) today announced it has decided to close its Workington, UK, acetate tow manufacturing site. As previously announced, Eastman entered the consultation process with employee and union representatives in response to changes in global market demand for acetate tow. "With changes in global market demand and recent and announced global acetate tow manufacturing capacity additions, we need less capacity to supply our customers," said Linda Hensley, vice president and general manager of the Fibers segment. In addition, Eastman has a joint venture with China National Tobacco Company in Heifei, China.

  • CCB Launches Europe's First Money Market ETF Denominated and Traded in RMB ACN Newswire - Thu, Mar 26, 2015 12:06 AM AEDT

    Another Breakthrough for CCB's RMB Business in Europe since Designated a UK RMB Clearing Bank in June 2014 HONG KONG, Mar 25, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - In mid-August 2014, China Construction Bank Corporation ...

  • China Creative Home's Revenue and Net Profit Rise Steadily in 2014; Gross Profit Margin Stands at 40 … ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 11:41 PM AEDT

    Mr. Chen Fanglin, Chairman of China Creative Home Group, said, "As the economic condition improves, the Chinese people are demanding higher quality of life. They are also becoming increasingly sophisticated in terms of choosing their home decorations, furniture and overall atmosphere of their homes, which is set to facilitate our business development.

  • Fujitsu Develops Industry's First Flexible IoT-Supporting Beacon That Needs No Battery Replacement ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 9:50 PM AEDT

    Kawasaki, Japan, Mar 25, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. announced the development of a thin, light-weight beacon(1), weighing 3 grams with a thickness of 2.5 millimeters, that does not require battery replacement or other maintenance and is flexible enough for installation on round objects, corners, and curves. Previously, beacons that did not require battery replacement needed power-supply components, such as power-management ICs and secondary batteries, as control circuits to ensure adequate power on activation. Fujitsu has developed power-control technology that temporarily deactivates the power monitor, which makes it possible to activate the beacon with the power from a solar cell. Thin and flexible beacons using this technology enable greater freedom when attaching them to items, such as to the space between fluorescent bulbs in a ceiling, or to the surface of an LED light.

  • China Comservice Announces 2014 Annual Results ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 9:43 PM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Mar 25, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - China Communications Services Corporation Limited ("China Comservice" or "the Company"), and its subsidiaries (the "Group") (HKSE code: 552), today announced its audited annual results for the financial year ended 31 December 2014. - Profit attributable to equity shareholders of the Company was RMB2,150 million, down by 3.9%. - The Group continued to strengthen the management of cash flow and accounts receivable. - The Group achieved stable revenue growth of 8.8% from domestic telecommunications operator customers, and the aggregate revenue growth from domestic non-operator customers and overseas customers was 3.7%.

  • Cytokinetics Announces Publication of Results from Phase II Trial of Tirasemtiv in Patients with Myasthenia … ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 9:33 PM AEDT

    South San Francisco, CA, March 25, 2015-Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq:CYTK - News) announced the publication of a manuscript relating to its fast skeletal muscle troponin activatortirasemtivin the journalNeurotherapeutics.  This publication summarizes results from a Phase IIa "Evidence of Effect" or hypothesis-generating clinical trial which evaluatedtirasemtivin patients with generalized myasthenia gravis (MG).Tirasemtivis the lead drug candidate from Cytokinetics' skeletal muscle contractility program and is being developed as a potential treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

  • Net Profit of Qinhuangdao Port Rose to RMB1.98 Billion; Proposed a Final Dividend of RMB0.35 Per Sha … ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 7:59 PM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Mar 25, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Benefiting from the rapid growth of port industry in China, in particular, the port industry in Bohai Rim, the revenue and profit of the Qinhuangdao Port (3369.HK) recorded a relatively stable growth in 2014. The gross profit was RMB 3,110.1 million, increased by 4.29% compared to 2013. During the year under review, the Group achieved a total cargo thoroughput of 382.09 million tonnes, representing an increase of 4.69% compared to 2013.

  • ULVAC Announces World's First, Low Temperature PZT Sputtering Technology ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 7:09 PM AEDT

    Developed for piezoelectric MEMS device integrated on CMOS Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, Mar 25, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - ULVAC, Inc. (Headquarters: Chigasaki, Kanagawa; President and CEO: Hisaharu Obinata; ...

  • Singapore Offers a Stellar Line-Up of Programmes for Asian Audiences at Hong Kong FILMART ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 5:10 PM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Mar 25, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) will be leading 34 Singapore media companies to the 19th edition of the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market ...

  • Optimising soft-optoelectronics materials through molecular engineering ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 2:55 PM AEDT

    Molecules used to make optoelectronic devices can be engineered to have specific properties, making the production of high-performance optoelectronic devices more efficient, according to a paper in Science and Technology of Advanced Materials. Vol. 16 (2015) 014805, Scheme 1.Tsukuba, Japan, Mar 25, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - The molecules used to make optoelectronic devices can be engineered to balance the chemical interactions within them and optimise their properties for specific applications, according to a review paper published in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials. This paper, by researchers at the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Japan, proposes engineering strategies that could advance the manufacture of a range of devices. Optoelectronic devices convert electricity into light, or light into electricity, and are integral to an increasing number of devices.

  • Nemko AS: Samsung is the first company to use a new and unique certification service for Europe ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 1:03 PM AEDT

    On 20 March 2015, Samsung was the first company to get the new Nemko Europe certificate. For manufacturers and importers, Nemko Europe simplifies the route to compliance with required CE marking directives.

  • Success Finance's 2014 Total Comprehensive Income Surges 64.4% ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 12:09 PM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Mar 25, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - China Success Finance Group Holdings Limited ("Success Finance" or "the Group;" Stock code: 3623.HK), China's first Hong Kong-listed non-state-owned investment and financial service provider for small- and medium-size enterprises ("SMEs"), announced its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2014. The Group recorded revenue amounting to RMB58.90 million, up by 10.5% when compared with last year. Mr. Zhang Tiewei, Chairman & Executive Director of Success Finance, said:"As the Chinese economy gradually enters the new normal stage of growth, no significant expansion was achieved in the macro-economy during the year, which presented both opportunities and challenges.

  • Tahara City and Toyota Enter Disaster Aid Agreement ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 3:07 AM AEDT

    Toyota City, Japan, Mar 24, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Tahara City and Toyota Motor Corporation signed an agreement here today to strengthen coordination of disaster aid activities. The agreement forms part of Toyota's ongoing commitment to working with local stakeholders to create disaster-resilient communities. Located in Aichi Prefecture, Tahara City is at risk of earthquakes originating in the Nankai Trough. As disasters can cause large-scale damage to communities, company operations and supply chains, Toyota is reorganizing its business continuity management systems and bolstering its preparedness for potential large-scale natural disasters based on the idea that post-disaster humanitarian support and rapid regional recovery systems are indispensable.

  • Fujitsu Releases New Version of EXAMAG LLG Simulator, Magnetic-Field Simulation Software ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 3:02 AM AEDT

    Figure: How spin-transfer torque moves domain wallsTOKYO, Mar 24, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the release of a new, enhanced version of FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution EXAMAG LLG Simulator(1), a software package for simulating magnetic fields with support for massively parallel computing. The product simulates the behavior of magnetic bodies, including the speed and stability of the magnetization process in magnetic materials. This new version adds the ability to simulate the spin-transfer torque effect, in which the application of an electric current can change the magnetic orientation of an electron. This feature enables simulations of the data recording process of next-generation magnetic memory, which is designed to offer the benefits of higher speeds with lower power consumption.

  • C Cheng Holdings Announces 2014 Annual Results; Revenue and Profit Surge by 18.6% and 153.2% Respect … ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 12:49 AM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Mar 24, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - C Cheng Holdings Limited ("C Cheng Holdings" or the "Group;" stock code: 8320), one of the leading comprehensive architectural service providers in Hong Kong and the PRC, today announced its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2014. These were mainly attributable by the increase of revenue generated by the provision of service of architecture as well as the increase of revenue generated from the provision of service of landscape architecture, town planning, interior design and heritage conservation. The Group has secured 125 new contracts with contract sums of approximately HK$433.0 million in Hong Kong and the PRC.