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2009-05-01 08:00:00

BEIJING, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the opening of a Healthcare Industry Solution Lab in Beijing, where IBM will work with hospitals and rural medical cooperatives to make healthcare "smarter" as the Chinese government enacts widespread healthcare reform. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Experts at IBM's new Healthcare Industry Solution Lab -- which is one of eight IBM solution labs in China -- will work with healthcare...

2009-04-16 07:00:00

HARBIN, China, April 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Green Material Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CAGM) announced today it has filed its annual financial report for 2008 with the SEC on March 31, U.S. time. The report shows the company still maintained a good momentum of growth in the end of the fiscal year after three consecutive profitable quarters, and the revenue and the gross profit grew by 27% and 49% respectively. Amid a global economic downturn, the Chinese manufacturing...

2009-04-02 23:32:00

SHANGHAI, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Aiming to solve serious environment related problems, the Chinese government took the initiative of establishing stringent emission control standards and enhanced supervision for better air quality before the Olympic Games commenced in 2008, driving the implementation of Phase IV across China. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) The implementation of Phase IV for light-duty vehicles and Phase III for heavy-duty vehicles has...

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2009-04-02 14:40:00

Just two weeks after video of Chinese police allegedly beating Tibetan monks was posted on the Internet, China issued fresh rules on Thursday to crack down on what it called "harmful" political or religious content.According to a notice on the Chinese government's Web site, the new rules ban online videos that damage national stability, "instigate hatred between ethnic groups" or "maliciously disparage" China's police or military.The Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader now in exile in...

2009-04-02 07:08:55

The Chinese government has set goals that could propel the country forward as a leader in all-electric vehicle production. China is aiming for a production capacity of 500,000 hybrid or all-electric vehicles a year by 2011, The New York Times reported Thursday. By contrast, production in the United States is predicted to reach 267,000 similarly powered vehicles per year in that time frame, said consulting firm CSM Worldwide. South Korea and Japan combined are slated to produce 1.1 million...

2009-03-29 13:31:00

BEIJING, March 29 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ("Sinopec Corp." or "the Company") (HKEX: 386; NYSE: SNP; LSE: SNP; CH: 600028) today announced its annual results for year ended 31 December, 2008. Financial Highlights: -- In accordance with the PRC Accounting Standards for Business Enterprises ("ASBE"), the Company's operating income amounted to RMB 1.452 trillion, representing an increase of 20.52% over 2007. Net...

2009-03-26 07:30:00

LIAONING PROVINCE, China, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Sun Group High-Tech Co. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSGH, "China Sun Group"), which through its wholly-owned subsidiary Dalian Xinyang High-Tech Development Co. Ltd ("DLX") has the second largest cobalt series production capacity in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), announced today that following the successful completion of testing on its battery anode material, lithium iron phosphate, the Company is receiving rave reviews...

2009-03-11 06:19:00

WUXI, China, March 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- WSP Holdings Limited (NYSE: WH) ("WSP Holdings" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese manufacturer of API (American Petroleum Institute) and non-API seamless casing, tubing and drill pipes used in oil and natural gas exploration, drilling and extraction ("Oil Country Tubular Goods" or "OCTG"), and other pipes and connectors, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2008....

2009-03-09 07:00:00

BEIJING, March 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NYSE Alternext US: SVA), a leading developer and provider of vaccines in China, announced today that the Chinese government, led by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, the Ministry of Finance and the State Administration of Taxation, jointly granted the Company's operating subsidiary, Sinovac Biotech Co. Ltd.(Sinovac Beijing), high-tech enterprise status. According to the Enterprise Income Tax Law of the People's...

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2009-03-03 08:44:54

Oasis says the Chinese government has canceled the British band's April gigs in Beijing and Shanghai after deeming the rockers unsuitable for Chinese audiences. Representatives from the Chinese government have revoked the performance licenses already issued for the band and ordered their shows in both Beijing and Shanghai to be immediately canceled, Oasis said in a statement issued to The Daily Telegraph. The Chinese authorities' action in canceling these shows marks a reversal of their...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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