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  • Xtep is Included in SZ-HK Connect ACN Newswire - 17 hours ago

    Well-known Chinese Brand to Attract additional investors HONG KONG, Dec 4, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Leading PRC-based professional sportswear enterprise Xtep International Holdings Limited (the "Company", ...

  • ETRI Develops High Performance, Autonomous Vehicle Processor ACN Newswire - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 3:00 AM AEDT

    Daejeon, KOREA, Dec 3, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers from Korea's Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) have developed a high performance processor for autonomous vehicles called Aldebaran. Increased focus by the automotive and IT industries on enhancing autonomous vehicle technology has increased the market for dedicated core processors customized for autonomous vehicles.

  • InnoDesignTech Expo Unveils Latest Trends in Urban Living ACN Newswire - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 8:00 PM AEDT

    Creativity For Smart Living HONG KONG, Dec 2, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - From managing household appliances with mobile apps and enjoying cookies made from 3D printing to deploying a robotic watchman in the ...

  • Eastman Board Increases Dividend for Seventh Consecutive Year ACN Newswire - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 7:23 AM AEDT

    The Board of Directors of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN - News) has increased the quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock by 11 percent from $0.46 to $0.51 per share. "Consistent with Eastman's focus on balanced and disciplined capital allocation and stockholder returns, the company has for the seventh consecutive year increased the dividend," said Curt Espeland, executive vice president and chief financial officer. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability.


    Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, has entered into an agreement with SweeGen, Inc., a company dedicated to the development and manufacture of stevia-based sweeteners, to be SweeGen's exclusive global distributor of the company's novel, nature-based stevia sweeteners in all markets except China.  Ingredion will be a non-exclusive distributor in China. SweeGen's zero-calorie sweeteners, made using pure stevia leaf extract and a novel, proprietary process, have an unparalleled clean, sugar-like taste and are suitable for use in a variety of foods and beverages. Ingredion will distribute these sweeteners initially in the United States and subsequently in other countries as additional regulatory approvals are granted.

  • HKTDC Celebrates 50 Years of Enterprise in Hong Kong ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 10:50 PM AEDT

    Golden Jubilee - Golden Partnerships HONG KONG, Dec 1, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - More than 1,000 government officials, business leaders and industry representatives joined a cocktail reception this evening ...

  • Suprema climbs in 2016 Security 50 rankings ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 9:50 PM AEDT

    SEOUL, KOREA, Dec 1, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Suprema, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics and ID solutions, today announced that the company has been recognized as one of the top 50 largest security companies in A&S's 2016 Security 50 rankings. In this year's rankings, Suprema moved up in its ranking from 34th to 31st with its 2015 annual revenue of US$52.1 million. Since 2011, Suprema has been ranked in Security 50 for 6 consecutive years and is the only dedicated biometrics company in 2016 rankings.

  • HKTDC InnoDesignTech Expo Kicks Off ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 8:30 PM AEDT

    "Urbanovation" theme Showcases Inspiration HONG KONG, Dec 1, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Design and innovative technology enhance our lives and add value to business and society. The 12th edition ...

  • NEC Enhances Security at the 2016 APEC Economic Leaders' Week in Peru ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 7:45 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Dec 1, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and NEC de Colombia S.A. provided the Peruvian National Police with NeoFace Watch facial recognition software at the 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Week in Lima, Peru. The software was deployed to enhance video surveillance at the venues where national leaders gathered and related events took place from November 7-20.

  • Twin SME Fairs Open Today in Hong Kong ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 7:20 PM AEDT

    One-stop Business Platform offers Wide-ranging Opportunities HONG KONG, Dec 1, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Amid global economic challenges and intense competition, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) ...

  • Sixth Business of Intellectual Property Asia Forum Opens ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 6:40 PM AEDT

    Heavyweight Speakers Discuss IP in the Innovation Era HONG KONG, Dec 1, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - The sixth Business of Intellectual Property Asia (BIP Asia) Forum opened today and continues through tomorrow ...

  • ASV++ Rating of the Japan Preventative Safety Assessment Test have been Attained by Four Toyota and Lexus … ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 5:24 PM AEDT

    Top Rating Attained Under the New JNCAP Evaluation with an Added Emergency Automatic Braking Test for Pedestrians Toyota City, Japan, Dec 1, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation has earned ...

  • Toyota Announces the Launch of its New Free Smartphone Navigation App, the TC Smartphone Navigation ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 5:06 PM AEDT

    Toyota City, Japan, Dec 1, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation announces the launch of the TC Smartphone Navigation, a new smartphone navigation app available from December 1. Toyota has been providing T-Probe traffic information-Toyota's proprietary traffic congestion information based on big data collected from vehicles equipped with on-board data communication modules (DCM)-on the paid1 T-Connect smartphone app which suggests routes to avoid traffic congestion (2,500 yen annually).

  • "Le Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB" selects Gemalto PURE technology to launch mobile payment on its … ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 5:00 PM AEDT

    Le Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB will rely on application specifications and test plans provided by Gemalto to enable its members to deploy their own mobile payment offers on CB's system AMSTERDAM, ...

  • Luye Pharma Announces the Completion of Acquisition of Acino's Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems Bus … ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 2:40 PM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Dec 1, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Luye Pharma Group Ltd. (2186.HK) is pleased to announce the completion of its acquisition of the transdermal drug delivery systems (TDS) business from Swiss company, Acino. The acquired business is a global leader in niche transdermal markets and will greatly enhance Luye's developmental efforts in R&D, manufacturing, international registration, and market promotion of new formulation products to international standards, thereby helping to pave the way for Luye's expansion into the global markets. The acquired business is one of the largest independent TDS manufacturers in Europe, with a product portfolio primarily focused on more sophisticated and higher margin specialty patch categories such as CNS, pain and hormone spaces under several successfully commercialised and hard-to-make formulations such as Rivastigmine, Buprenorphine, Fentanyl and fertility control patch.

  • Fujitsu Announces Start of Operations for Japan's Fastest Supercomputer ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 1:45 PM AEDT

    Supercomputer is operated by JCAHPC, which is a jointly run by the University of Tokyo and the University of Tsukuba Oakforest-PACS Specifications TOKYO, Dec 1, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced ...

  • Veli Polat appointed as Senior Director Sales Greater China Lufthansa Group Airlines ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 12:30 PM AEDT

    SHANGHAI, Dec 1, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Mr. Veli Polat, 48, has been appointed Senior Director Sales Greater China Lufthansa Group Airlines. As such, he will be responsible for Passenger Sales and Marketing of Lufthansa German Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines in the Greater China region including Hong Kong and Taiwan.

  • Lubrizol Launches New Lubricant Market Advocacy Website ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 6:33 AM AEDT

    The Lubrizol Corporation announces that its Lubrizol Additives business segment has launched a new, all-encompassing industry insight website, This website serves as a convenient single source for content that covers the entire lubricant market and reinforces Lubrizol's role as a market leader in the industry. The new siteincorporates all the information and insights customers have come to rely on from Lubrizol's previous industry insight websites,,,,, and

  • Verisk Analytics Earns Great Place to Work Certification ACN Newswire - Thu, Dec 1, 2016 1:03 AM AEDT

    Verisk Analytics Earns Great Place to Work Certification JERSEY CITY, N.J., November 30, 2016 - Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, has received the Great Place to Work ® ...

  • Unique Advantages Give Hong Kong A Belt & Road Advantage ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 9:00 PM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Nov 30, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide (FHKBAW), the 17th Hong Kong Forum opened yesterday (29 November) and continues through today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Yesterday's seminar "Hong Kong: Your Beacon along the Belt and Road" welcomed three respected industry professionals to analyse Hong Kong's competitive edge in infrastructure, legal and financial services in relation to the China-led Belt and Road Initiative, which promotes connectivity between more than 60 countries from Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

  • Elite Speakers to Share Insights on Global Economy at Asian Financial Forum 2017 in January ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 8:30 PM AEDT

    Top Economists Raghuram Rajan & Mohamed A El-Erian To Analyse US Economic Outlook, Interest Rate Trends, Emerging Markets Dr Raghuram Rajan HONG KONG, Nov 30, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - World-renowned economist ...

  • Suntory Group Wins 'Asia's Best Online CSR Communication' at Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards 20 … ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 8:00 PM AEDT

    Mr. Junji Miyawaki receiving the award from H.E. Mr. Hakan Jevrell, Swedish Ambassador to Singapore Suntory Group's Sustainability Report SINGAPORE, Nov 30, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Suntory Group has clinched ...

  • Co-Operative Bank to issue JCB Debit Card in Myanmar ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 7:00 PM AEDT

    Yangon and Tokyo, Nov 30, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Co-Operative Bank (CB Bank), a major commercial bank in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Myanmar), Myanmar Payment Union Public Co.,Ltd (MPU), and ...

  • Paris Aeroport Selects Gemalto to Ease and Secure Passenger Flow at Border Control ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 5:00 PM AEDT

    Today's airports are required to cope with a rapid rise of travelers and, within new security and cost constraints, to facilitate a swift and secure passenger experience AMSTERDAM, Nov 30, 2016 - (ACN ...

  • Hitachi's Cutting-Edge Technologies to Be Available for Prototyping with Customers in a New Open-Lab … ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 5:00 PM AEDT

    Promoting Social Innovation Business through a new collaborative creation space Interior view of the open laboratory (From left: Open automation, System modernizing, Security operation laboratories) Outline ...

  • MHI Named To Build Large-Scale Polyethylene Plant Project for ExxonMobil in the USA ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 4:31 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Nov 30, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order for supply of systems to support a large-scale polyethylene production train for ExxonMobil's Beaumont ...

  • New Lifestyle Channel TV5MONDE Style HD Launches on StarHub TV ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 4:00 PM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Nov 30, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - The new Lifestyle channel TV5MONDE Style HD will be launched on StarHub TV Channel 150 starting on November 30th. Singapore's leading pay TV operator StarHub ...

  • MHI and NTT Complete Prototype of "InteRSePT" Cyber Security Technology that Delivers Safe and Secure … ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 3:09 PM AEDT

    - Enables Security Measures for Each Operating State - MHI's Cyber Lab (image rendering) TOKYO, Nov 30, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone ...

  • Great Harvest Announces 2016 Interim Results ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 1:19 PM AEDT

    The dry bulk marine transportation industry has been stagnant in 2016, which is attributable to the oversupply of dry bulk vessels and the minor growth recorded in the demand for dry bulk marine transportation. The dry bulk marine transportation industry will have a relatively longer period of adjustment. Given the bleak economic growth, the growth rate of demand in marine transportation is near zero.


    WESTCHESTER, Ill., Nov. 29, 2016 - Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, announced today that it has successfully completed the ...

  • Korean Exobrain Beats Four Human Quiz Champions ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 11:13 AM AEDT

    Daejeon, KOREA, Nov 30, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Exobrain, a language intelligence software for communicating between human and machine developed by the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), defeated four human champions in a quiz show on EBS Korea. South Korea's Educational Broadcasting System is a children's educational television and radio network. On November 18 Exobrain went "head-to-head" with human competitors on the television quiz show, "Janghak Quiz", which was recorded at the ETRI auditorium.

  • Constellation Brands Prices Offering of Senior Notes ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 8:43 AM AEDT

    VICTOR, N.Y., Nov. 29, 2016- Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today that it priced the public offering of $600.0 million 3.70% Senior Notes due 2026 (the "notes") for a public offering price of 99.909% of the principal amount of the notes. The notes will be senior obligations that rank equally with all of Constellation's other senior unsecured indebtedness, and will be guaranteed by the subsidiaries of Constellation that are guarantors under Constellation's senior credit facility. Constellation intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes.

  • Toyota Awarded for Excellent Safety Standards and Technologies by Southeast Asia's Vehicle Safety Assessment … ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 3:27 AM AEDT

    Toyota received eight awards for topping the various crash tests, for its safety technology, and for its efforts to improve safety standards in Southeast Asia. KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 29, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) ...

  • 3E Company Wins Canadian Occupational Safety Readers' Choice Award ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 2:03 AM AEDT

    3E Online Recognized for Best SDS Management Software/Solutions Carlsbad, Calif., November 29, 2016 - 3E Company , a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information ...

  • Maxnerva FY2016/17 Interim Profit Skyrockets to Approximately HK$48.6 million ACN Newswire - Wed, Nov 30, 2016 1:00 AM AEDT

    Both revenue and profit grew significantly with the newly added Information Technology ("I.T.") Integration and Solutions Service Business which commenced during the year ended 31 March 2016. For the six months ended 30 September 2016, turnover from the Group was approximately HK$242.2 million, representing an increase of 401.0% (2015: approximately HK$48.3 million). The increase in turnover was mainly contributed by the new I.T. Integration and Solutions Services business which, with its higher gross profit margin, also helped to improve the Group's gross profit which surged to approximately HK$88.8 million (2015: approximately HK$12.5 million).