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2014-02-26 08:32:56

SHANGHAI, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- E-House (China) Holdings Limited ("E-House") (NYSE: EJ), a leading real estate services company in China, today announced that it will report its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013 before the U.S. markets open on March 11, 2014. E-House's management will host an earnings conference call on March 11, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time (7:30 p.m. Beijing/Hong Kong time). Dial-in details...

2014-02-26 04:20:24

- Net Revenue Set a New High for the Fourth Quarter - SINGAPORE, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), a leading automotive manufacturer and distributor of diesel engines in China through its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), announced today its unaudited consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2013. The financial information...

2014-02-24 08:34:12

BEIJING, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guangdong province has officially been selected as the first province to lead a demonstration of China's national SVAC video-surveillance standard, receiving approval from China's Ministry of Public Security. The projects outlined in this demonstration will employ SVAC cameras and be managed by the Guangdong Province Public Security Bureau and the Guangdong Province Security Association. Please follow this link to the original Chinese-language...

2014-02-20 23:04:43

iMedia.FM, J&F Technology, Coyote Bioscience, and Scan Trust Will Compete at 1776 Challenge Cup Festival in May Washington, D.C. and Beijing, China (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with Hub China, an innovation stage incubator that promotes entrepreneurial culture and the growth of international business, announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the Beijing region. Challenge Cup is a startup...

2014-02-20 20:23:57

SHANGHAI, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Produced by Bitfund.pe and UBM China, the FIRST global bitcoin conference in China -- Global Bitcoin Summit 2014 (GBS) will be held in Beijing from May 10th to11th. During the event, outstanding and knowledgeable experts in the Bitcoin world will bring the latest information in the industry. They will also shed light on Bitcoin future trends in China and abroad, explore how to consolidate or expand existing business, and discuss how to initiate...

2014-02-20 04:20:16

BEIJING, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitauto Holdings Limited ("Bitauto" or the "Company") (NYSE: BITA), a leading provider of Internet content and marketing services for China's fast-growing automotive industry, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, before the U.S. market opens on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Bitauto's management will hold an earnings conference call at 8 AM on March 6, 2014...

2014-02-19 08:26:46

BEIJING, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- European luxury hotel company Kempinski's largest property in China will be unveiled in May 2014. The development, set on 14-square-kilometre grounds in the heart of scenic Yanqi Lake, Beijing, includes a total of 595 guestrooms and suites with 306 rooms at Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel Beijing, located on the main land, as well as 111 rooms at the State Guest House and 178 rooms spread across 12 Boutique Hotels, on a private island. (Photo:...

2014-02-18 04:20:09

BEIJING, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lentuo International Inc. (NYSE: LAS) ("Lentuo" or the "Company"), a leading non-state-owned automobile retailer headquartered in Beijing, today announced its strategy for a rapid and comprehensive expansion of its pre-owned car business. After extensive analysis of the pre-owned car market in China, the Company strongly believes that the time has come for a substantial overhaul of current practices at a time when this market is growing faster...

2014-02-17 04:22:12

BEIJING, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jiayuan.com International Ltd. ("Jiayuan" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: DATE), operator of the largest online dating platform in China, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013, before the U.S. market opens on February 27, 2014. The Company's management will hold an earnings conference call at 8 a.m. on February 27, 2014, U.S. Eastern Time (9 p.m....

2014-02-12 08:25:17

China Veteran Scott Kronick Publishes Lighthearted Book on Life in China BEIJING, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Lighter Side of China" by Scott Kronick, 19-year China veteran businessman and President and CEO of Ogilvy Public Relations, Asia Pacific, was published today by ACA Publishing Ltd. The book, a compilation of Kronick's "Lighter Side of China" columns that ran on "thebeijinger.com" throughout 2012, reveals the everyday entertaining life experiences that expats may face...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'