Business News Archive - June 17, 2011

BEIJING, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China has further cemented its network by launching direct links between Chengdu and Tokyo on June 16. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2011/06/17/20110617934974.jpg ) (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2011/06/17/20110617751224.jpg ) (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2011/06/17/20110617456242.jpg ) The launch of the links makes life much easier for passengers who originally had to transfer in a third city when traveling between Chengdu and Japan, representing another important step taken by the carrier to serve the communities in western China. Before the introduction of the links to Tokyo, Air China had already launched links from Chengdu to Singapore, Katmandu, Karachi, Bangalore, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

LONDON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- July 2011 Launch Will Maximise Opportunities Created by the New Virgin Atlantic Direct Service Virgin Holidays [http://www.virginholidays.co.uk ] has announced that it will be launching its first ever dedicated Mexico brochure in July as the destination gears up for an increase in UK holidaymakers travelling on the new direct London - Cancun service from Virgin Atlantic. The 52-page brochure will more than double the current programme to feature 30 hotels ranging from 3-5V in Cancun, Riviera Maya, Playacar and Cozumel, as well as a selection of excursions. Mexico becomes the only destination to have its own brochure in the current Virgin Holidays Caribbean portfolio, and the company anticipates that it will help generate up to 12,000 customers in its first year. Commenting on the launch of the new brochure, Virgin Holidays Managing Director Amanda Wills said: "This new brochure further strengthens o

ORLANDO, Fla., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens has acquired a minority share (approximately 16 percent) in U.S. pioneering solar company Semprius. Headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, Semprius develops high concentrating photovoltaic (HCPV) modules.

SHANGHAI, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

WEIFANG, China, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yuhe International, Inc.

PENSACOLA, Fla., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Respected automotive industry expert, host of the nationally syndicated "Bobby Likis Car Clinic" broadcast and owner of "Bobby Likis Car Clinic/PreRepair®," has been honored in both the broadcast & the automotive service industries. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110617/FL21733LOGO ) Likis, who recently returned from the New Media conference in New York City, was named to the 2011 "Talkers 250," the broadcast industry's prestigious list of the top 250 talk-show hosts in America.

HOUSTON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE Amex: HDY) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's new independent registered public accounting firm. Ray Leonard, the Company's President and CEO, commented, "As we continue to grow as a company, we feel now is the appropriate time to retain the services of a large international accounting firm.

SINGAPORE, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), wishes to announce that all the resolutions as set out in its Notice of Annual General Meeting dated May 20, 2011 were duly passed at its Annual General Meeting held today. About China Yuchai International China Yuchai International Limited, through its subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), engages in the manufacture, assembly, and sale of a wide array of light-duty, medium-sized and heavy-duty diesel engines for construction equipment, trucks, buses and cars in China.

SHENYANG, China, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ: APWR) ("A-Power" or "the Company"), a leading provider of distributed power generation systems in China and a manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced that Mr. Robert B.

SAO PAULO, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An old solution to modern challenges is the subject of a video that made its debut at a major event focused on renewable energies, held a week ago in Brazil.

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