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2014-01-21 08:21:40

- The carrier is ready to fly passengers to their romantic holiday BEIJING, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China celebrated the start of its Beijing - Hawaii service with a ceremony held at T3 of Beijing Capital International Airport at 15:00 on January 20, 2014. In attendance were the invitees from U.S. Embassy in China, Beijing Capital International Airport Customs, Beijing General Station of Entry-Exit Frontier Inspection, Beijing Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau...

2014-01-15 04:22:10

Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Beijing Demo Day Showcases Unique Products from Innovative Chinese Tech Startups BEIJING, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the third class of the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Beijing presented their projects at the program's concluding Demo Day. Microsoft also announced the 19 startups that will participate in the fourth Beijing Accelerator class in mid-January. Through this program, Microsoft has taken on a leading role in empowering local...

2014-01-14 16:20:38

--Increase in frequency for the route comes less than a year after its inaugural flight on July 11, 2013-- HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight months after China's exclusive national flag carrier launched its nonstop flight between Houston (IAH) and Beijing (PEK), the Houston Airport System and Air China announced today the increase in frequency for this route from four times weekly to daily service starting March 30, 2014. "The city of Houston welcomes this...

2014-01-08 12:25:58

"From Beijing, For the World" BEIJING, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beijing Radio & Television Network (BRTN) rolled out its worldwide launch on the morning of January 8, 2014. Minister of the Publicity Department of Beijing and Standing Committee Member of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee Li Wei chaired the launch ceremony. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140108/CN41696) Founded by the 18 subsidiary companies that together form Beijing Media Network (BMN) in...

2014-01-06 16:31:06

BEIJING, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, is pleased to announce that it has received a total of 58 awards that were presented to the Company at various education industry events during the course of 2013. Additionally, the Company's Chairman and CEO, Mr. Zhengdong Zhu, received a number of prominent education industry awards...

2014-01-06 12:25:07

BEIJING, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued the first batch of mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) licenses to 11 Chinese private firms on December 26, 2013, allowing them to become resellers of mobile telecommunications services. The recipients of the licenses include Telling Telecommunication Holding, Zhejiang Lianlian Technology, Beijing Funtalk Century Telecommunications Equipment Retail Chain, Beijing Huaxiang...

2014-01-03 12:23:49

BEIJING, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Origin Agritech Limited (NASDAQ: SEED) ("Origin" or the "Company"), a technology-focused supplier of crop seeds in China, today announced that the Company will report results for its fiscal year 2013 ended September 30, 2013, before the market opens on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. The Company will host a teleconference on January 8, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. ET / 9:00 p.m. Beijing time to discuss the results. To participate in the call, please dial...

2014-01-03 08:26:18

BEIJING, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vimicro International Corporation (NASDAQ: VIMC) ("Vimicro" or the "Company"), a leading video processing IC and surveillance solution provider, today announced that the Company will present at the upcoming 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference. Dr. John Deng, Vimicro's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will discuss the Company's business and outlook. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070528/CNM014LOGO ) The details of Vimicro's...

2013-12-31 04:20:03

BEIJING, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China has started working with Quanjude, the supplier of China's famous Beijing Duck, to offer Beijing Duck in the First Class on its routes to Europe and the United States, making the authentic "Chinese flavor" available high up in the air. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) The onboard "Beijing Duck" represents Air China's another attempt to innovate in-flight menus after the carrier has introduced dozens of...

2013-12-30 08:28:46

BEIJING, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The suicide of 18 year old An Qi sparks debate throughout China about the phenomenon of Cyber Bullying and Cyber Hunting. To tackle the issues of real and virtual bullying, CCTV's Tian Wei sits down with long-time "China-hand" and legal expert Edward Lehman, of LEHMAN, LEE & XU and Professor Shi Anbin of Tsinghua University on December 20(th), 2013. Edward Lehman and Professor Shi Anbin were asked to comment on the difference between Cyber Bullying...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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