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  • Yongda Auto Announces 2015 Interim Results ACN Newswire - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 10:32 PM AEST

    HONG KONG, Aug 28, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - China Yongda Automobiles Services Holdings Limited ("Yongda Auto" or the "Company" and, together with its subsidiaries, the "Group", stock code: 03669.HK) (stock code: 3669), a leading passenger vehicle retailer and comprehensive service provider in China, announces its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2015 (the "Period"). For the six months ended 30 June 2015, consolidated revenue and gross profit of the Company, taking into account the revenue from finance and insurance services, were RMB16.807 billion and RMB1.646 billion respectively, representing an increase of 12.0% and 17.1% respectively, compared to the same period in 2014.

  • ETC's Test and Simulation Systems Group Receives Contract from Performance Car Race Team for CAS ACN Newswire - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 8:24 PM AEST

    For Immediate Release SOUTHAMPTON, PA, USA , August 28, 2015 - Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Pink: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") ( www.etcusa.com ) Test and Simulation ...

  • FAA Issues Recertification of NASTAR Center STS-400 and Altitude Chamber ACN Newswire - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 8:23 PM AEST

    For Immediate Release Southampton, PA, USA, August 28, 2015 - The NASTAR ® Center ( www.nastarcenter.com ), a premier aviation training and research center and a business unit of Environmental Tectonics ...

  • TMC Announces Results for July 2015 ACN Newswire - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 4:23 PM AEST

    Toyota City, Japan, Aug 28, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation announces its production, domestic sales, and export results for July 2015, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor ...

  • Mazda Production and Sales Results for July 2015 (Flash Report) ACN Newswire - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 4:01 PM AEST

    TOKYO, Aug 28, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation's production and sales results for July 2015 are summarized below. 1. Domestic Production Mazda's total domestic production volume in July ...

  • Mitsubishi Corporation Acquires Stake in Olam International ACN Newswire - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 3:47 PM AEST

    Almond Farm in the USATOKYO, Aug 28, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce an agreement reached with Olam International (Olam or the Company) of Singapore for subscribing to 332.73 million new shares in the Company giving it a 12% stake of the enlarged issued and paid up capital of the Company. As MC seeks to accelerate business development globally while contributing to providing a stable supply of resources to consumers around the world, one area of increased focus is agricultural production-related businesses, including farming, trading and processing. In particular, the company has been expanding its global procurement network for raw materials such as coffee, cocoa and edible nuts, which are projected to see a notable increase in global demand in the coming years.

  • Sky Light Announces Strong 2015 Interim Results ACN Newswire - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 3:23 PM AEST

    HONG KONG, Aug 28, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Sky Light Holdings Limited ("Sky Light" or the "Group") (stock code: 3882), a leading digital imaging device and solutions provider for the action camera industry and an important player in the home imaging industry, has announced its first unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2015 ("2015 Interim Period") since its listing on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited ("HKSE") on 2 July 2015. - Revenue of action camera and accessories grew 64.8% from HK$602.3 million to HK$992.7 million.

  • 14th Asia Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR) Explores Social Entrepreneurship and the Future … ACN Newswire - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 11:04 AM AEST

    MANILA, Aug 28, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - The 14th Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR), co-organized by the Asian Institute of Management - Ramon V. del Rosario, Sr. Center for Corporate Social Responsibility (AIM-RVR CSR Center) and Asia Inc Forum, will be held on September 8-9, 2015 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. This year's theme is "Unleashing Social Entrepreneurship: New Partnerships for a Better World", which explores the future of corporate social responsibility and opportunities for innovative partnerships between government, the private sector, and civil society to better address Asia's most pressing challenges. Conference Chairman Dato Timothy Ong notes, "The idea is to create a ripple effect of new knowledge and best practices being applied across Asia to build better communities.

  • Legend Holdings Corporation Announces 2015 Interim Results ACN Newswire - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 8:34 AM AEST

    HONG KONG, Aug 28, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Legend Holdings Co., Ltd. announced the unaudited condensed consolidated interim results of the Group for the six months ended June 30, 2015 (the "Review Period"). Legend Holdings Corporation is a large Chinese investment group with distinctive features. Adopting the two-wheel-driving business model of "investment and industry", the Company operates two principal businesses, strategic investments and financial investments respectively.

  • Ethan Allen Comments on Shareholder Letter ACN Newswire - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 4:53 AM AEST

    Farooq Kathwari, Chairman and CEO commented, "The Company reiterates its policy and practice of engaging with its shareholders to discuss the Company's objectives and understand the thoughts and objectives of its shareholders. The Company continues its proactive policy of providing strong shareholder returns while also maintaining a strong balance sheet.  During the last five years, the Company, despite coming out of a severe recession, reduced $210 million of debt, invested $96 million in capital expenditures, paid $61 million in dividends, and repurchased $20 million of the Company's common stock.  Since going public, the Company has returned to shareholders $549 million in share buyback, paid $348 million in dividends, and reduced debt of $391 million. In addition, since going public the Company was able to invest $740 million in acquisitions of independently operated Ethan Allen retail businesses, in our manufacturing and technology and in retail real estate.  As the Company continues its long term plan to relocate many of the retail locations to stronger locations, vacated properties are being sold.  Since 2010, $34 million has been generated through the sale of real estate.

  • Noble House Appoints Mr. Hu Yishi as Executive Chairman and Executive Director ACN Newswire - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 9:42 PM AEST

    HONG KONG, Aug 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Noble House (China) Holdings Limited ("Noble House" or the "Group;" stock code: 8246), is pleased to announce that the Group has appointed Mr. Hu Yishi as its Executive Chairman and Executive Director, effective from 27 August 2015. Mr. Hu has accumulated extensive experience in China affairs, business development and business expansion, he is also experienced in overall strategic planning, management and operation of companies. Upon joining the Group, Mr. Hu is to spearhead the management of the Company to create new ideas, diversify into new businesses and achieve new milestones for the Group's future development, thus laying a solid foundation for the long term growth of the Group.

  • KBR Awarded additional LOGCAP IV Task Order for U.S. Army in Kuwait ACN Newswire - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 9:03 PM AEST

    HOUSTON- August 27, 2015 - KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR - News) has been awarded a cost plus fixed fee task order in the Arabian Peninsula under the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) IV contract. For this task order, KBR will provide logistics, operations, and maintenance support for the U.S. Army across eight sites in Kuwait. Upon the direction of the U.S. Government, services can be expanded to other countries in the Arabian Peninsula region.

  • China Everbright Limited Announces 2015 Interim Results ACN Newswire - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 8:57 PM AEST

    Senior management of China Everbright Limited announced its 2015 interim results. Mr Chen Shuang, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer and Mr Frederick Tsang, Chief Risk OfficerHONG KONG, Aug 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - China Everbright Limited ("Everbright", stock code: 165.HK) today announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2015. During the reporting period, Everbright conducted a thorough review and optimisation of its business development strategy and systems, dividing its Hong Kong business into the fund management business and the principal investment business.

  • ETC Simulation Contracted by Concordia University to Expand ADMS Training System with Utilities Capa … ACN Newswire - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 8:23 PM AEST

    For Immediate Release SOUTHAMPTON, PA, USA , August 27, 2015 - Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Pink: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Simulation Division ("ETC Simulation"), ...

  • Digital Enterprise Management from BMC Helps Companies Quickly Advance Digital Transformation ACN Newswire - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 6:36 PM AEST

    SINGAPORE, Aug 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - BMC today announced Digital Enterprise Management, a blueprint for companies seeking to transform into fast-moving, innovative enterprises able to seize the opportunities, and overcome the challenges, presented by the digital economy. Highlighting the critical need for Digital Enterprise Management among large enterprises, BMC released results from a comprehensive August 2015 survey[1] of 100 Fortune 1000 IT managers regarding how they are managing the transition to digital services and the consumerization of IT. The survey results confirm digital transformation is a top priority for increasing productivity, improving customer satisfaction and lowering costs.

  • Hong Kong Airlines Joins Forces with AsiaPay and FEXCO Merchant Services to Launch MCP Payment Solut … ACN Newswire - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 2:20 PM AEST

    HONG KONG, Aug 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - AsiaPay, the premier ePayment service and technology player in Asia and Hong Kong Airlines, the internationally-acclaimed Skytrax 4-star airline, have today announced ...

  • Mitsubishi Corporation to Sell Agrochemicals in India ACN Newswire - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 1:55 PM AEST

    TOKYO, Aug 27, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) based in India ...

  • Purifying contaminated water with crab shells ACN Newswire - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 1:26 PM AEST

    Image copyright: Thamizhpparithi Maari via Wikimedia Commons Selangor, Malaysia, Aug 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists in Malaysia have found that crab shells are effective in removing copper and ...

  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Suhail Bahwan Group Invest in Wind Energy Startup Altaeros Energies ACN Newswire - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 1:20 PM AEST

    TOKYO, Aug 27, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. ("MHI") and the Suhail Bahwan Group ("SBG") have invested in Altaeros Energies, a Massachusetts-based technology ...

  • Gemalto First Semester 2015 Results ACN Newswire - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 10:31 AM AEST

    - Revenue of EUR 1.5 billion is up +32% at historical exchange rates and +20% at constant exchange rates - Revenue growth in Payment +22%, Machine-to-Machine +23%, and Government Programs +17%, at constant ...

  • Forbes Ranks Verisk Analytics 18th Most Innovative Company in the World ACN Newswire - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 2:23 AM AEST

    JERSEY CITY, N.J., August 26, 2015 - Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, announced today that it has been ranked 18 out of 100 on Forbes magazine's 2015 list of the World's ...

  • Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Achieves Steady Growth of Revenue and Profit for 1H2015 ACN Newswire - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 2:14 AM AEST

    2607.HK), the pharmaceutical group in the PRC that has leading positions in both pharmaceutical product and distribution markets, today announced its interim results for the first half of 2015. In the first half of 2015, a number of factors, including macro-economic slowdown, reforms furthered in drug prices and public hospitals, control of medical insurance reimbursements, new round of drug tendering invitations, led to a slower revenue and profit growth in the pharmaceutical industry, Shanghai Pharmaceuticals accelerated its business development, improved management capability and fostered core competitiveness, made smooth progress in various aspects and met various operational objectives, which laid down a foundation for achieving a revenue of over RMB100 billion. In the first half of 2015, the Company's operating revenue was RMB50.950 billion, up by 15.76% on a year-on-year ("YOY") basis.

  • edelkrone: QuickReleaseONE, World's first Universal Quick Release Solution ACN Newswire - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 12:25 AM AEST

    Orlando, FL, Aug 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - edelkrone, a company well-known for its inventive filmmaking solutions, has announced QuickReleaseONE, a product that could end the need for quickrelease plates altogether, saving a lot of time and money for the videographers and photographers. The design takes advantage of the only common piece that is available on all quick release plates, which is the 1/4" -20 screw.

  • Chu Kong Shipping 2015 Interim Results Increased by 15% Year on Year ACN Newswire - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 11:03 PM AEST

    HONG KONG, Aug 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Chu Kong Shipping Enterprises (Group) Company Limited ("CKS" or the "Company", stock code: 560.HK), one of China's largest passenger and cargo shipping service providers in the Pearl River Delta Region covering Guangdong Province, Hong Kong and Macau, is pleased to announce the interim results of the Company and its subsidiaries (the "Group") for the six months ended 30 June 2015 (the "Reporting Period"). Profit attributable to equity holders of the Company was HK$120 million, up by 16.2% as compared with the corresponding period last year.

  • Japanese Envoy Meets Indonesian Maritime Minister to Discuss Rapid Train Project ACN Newswire - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 9:33 PM AEST

    JAKARTA, Aug 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Japanese envoy Hiroto Izumi met with Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Rizal Ramli to discuss ways to improve cooperation between the two countries, including implementation of the Jakarta-Bandung rapid train project. "Izumi, the Special Adviser to the Prime Minister, has met with us to discuss what can be done to improve cooperation between Japan and Indonesia. The Japanese delegation was accompanied by a team of representatives from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), and the Japanese Embassy in Indonesia.

  • BAIC MOTOR Corporation Limited Announces 2015 Interim Results ACN Newswire - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 8:58 PM AEST

    Under this environment, the Company adjusted its sales strategy based on the actual condition of the passenger vehicle market to make its business continue to achieve a stable growth. Net profit attributable to equity shareholders of the Company amounted to RMB2, 170.8 million, representing a year-on-year increase of 21.9%. The total sales volume of Beijing Motor and Beijing Benz under the Company grew despite of economic downturn, which amounted to 251.5 thousand units.

  • China Comservice Announces 2015 Interim Results ACN Newswire - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 8:47 PM AEST

    HONG KONG, Aug 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - China Communications Services Corporation Limited ("China Comservice" or "the Company"), and its subsidiaries (the "Group") (HKSE code: 552), today announced its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2015. 2. Profit attributable to equity shareholders of the Company was RMB1,271 million, up by 2.7%. Revenue from such customers increased by 15.9%, in which revenue from China Telecom increased by 25.4%, and aggregate revenues from customers other than China Telecom remained stable.

  • Honda to Showcase Re-energized Model Range at 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show ACN Newswire - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 5:45 PM AEST

    Global premiere of Honda Project 2&4 powered by RC213V, modified for public road use, showcasing Honda's uniquely creative engineering TOKYO, Aug 26, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - - Honda 2015 model range of ...

  • Spikes Asia Names Unilever as Advertiser of the Year ACN Newswire - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 5:35 PM AEST

    SINGAPORE, Aug 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity has announced that Unilever have been named the 2015 Advertiser of the Year. Over the last five years Unilever have taken an impressive 41 Spikes for their brand advertising across the Asia Pacific region. Terry Savage, Chairman, Lions Festivals said that Unilever is a brand that refuses to stand still, adding that "they consistently strive to create marketing that is innovative and creatively bold.

  • Aemulus Holdings Bhd Celebrates Opening of Public Offering ACN Newswire - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 5:00 PM AEST

    Malaysian ATE company successfully launches its prospectus in conjunction with proposed listing KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Aemulus Holdings Bhd ("Aemulus" or the "Group"), ...

  • Future Toyota Cars Dreamed Up by Children ACN Newswire - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 4:19 PM AEST

    Since 2004, Toyota has asked children from around the world to put their creativity to work in creating their Dream Cars. Not only do they give inspiration on what new cars to make, they also remind Toyota the kind of responsible global citizen it should be: whether it be helping little girls learn to read in Romania or conserving the environment in Paraguay. The response to this year's contest was overwhelming: Toyota received a record total of over 875,000 artworks from 81 countries and regions.

  • Pay Rises as Talent Shortage Continues for IT Professionals in Singapore Market ACN Newswire - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 2:12 PM AEST

    SINGAPORE, Aug 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Leaders in mid-senior level recruitment, ZW HR Consulting have announced the launch of its Singapore IT Salary Guide for 2015/16. ZW HR Consulting aims to provide employers and jobseekers alike with a comparative overview of IT salaries in Singapore. The guide is based on recent changes in salary patterns within the IT sector - an area in which ZW HR Consulting has built a strong foothold in regards to executive recruitment.

  • China Aluminum International Announces 2015 Interim Results ACN Newswire - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 1:02 PM AEST

    In the first half of 2015, affected by the macro economy, the China none ferrous industry faced increasing pressure on resources, energy and environment. In face of downward macro economy and industry, the Company clarified development strategies, seized the market opportunities and innovated business model focusing on diversified development, which retained its business development at a steady level.

  • China Pioneer Pharma Announces Interim Results for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2015 ACN Newswire - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 11:04 AM AEST

    HONG KONG, Aug 26, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - China Pioneer Pharma Holdings Limited, the leading comprehensive marketing, promotion and channel management service providers dedicated to imported pharmaceutical products and medical devices in China, today announced its unaudited consolidated interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2015 (the "Reporting Period"). For the Reporting Period, the Group's revenue increased by 8.7% to RMB 803.2 million and net profit rose by 18.2% to RMB 160.8 million. The Board declared the payment of an interim dividend of RMB 5.7 cents per share for the Reporting Period.

  • Thomson Reuters Intends to Purchase up to 10M Shares Through Private Agreements ACN Newswire - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 6:23 AM AEST

    NEW YORK, August 25, 2015 -Thomson Reuters (NYSE / TSX: TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that it intends to purchase up to 10 million of its common shares through private agreements with four arm's-length third-party sellers. Any shares purchased under these agreements will count towards the company's existing normal course issuer bid (NCIB), which allows it to buy back up to 30 million common shares between May 28, 2015 and May 27, 2016. The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has issued three issuer bid exemption orders permitting the company to make private agreement purchases for up to 10 million shares, which represents no more than one third of the maximum number of shares that may be purchased under the NCIB.