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2011-05-20 07:00:00

SHANGHAI, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Ossen Innovation Co., Ltd. ("Ossen" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: OSN), a China-based manufacturer primarily engaged in manufacturing of galvanized pre-stressed steel wires used in the production of bridge cables, today announced that it has signed two contracts to provide proprietary galvanized pre-stressed steel wires for the construction of Maanshan Yangtze River Expressway Bridge and Jiujiang Yangtze River Expressway Bridge. The...

2011-04-20 06:30:00

XI'AN, China, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Integrated Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBEH) (the "Company"), a leading non-state-owned integrated energy company in the People's Republic of China, today announced that four gas station leases entered into in 2008 have been terminated by Shaanxi Highway Service Co., Ltd. ("Shaanxi Highway"), reducing the total number of the Company's gas stations from thirteen to nine. Shaanxi Highway has recalled all of the 32 gas stations that are...

2010-09-20 07:02:00

BEIJING, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China has launched several new routes for the late summer and autumn seasons, giving further options to customers who plan on travelling over the coming months. A number of new tourist routes have been launched including Beijing-Manzhouli, Chengdu-Urumqi-Korla Sinkiang and Chongqing-Qingdao. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO) For the...

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2010-09-07 13:05:00

A top Chinese official was quoted Monday as saying that the number of vehicles on the country's roads will more than double to at least 200 million by 2020. Wang Fuchang, vice minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, told China Securities Journal that the country must make it a top priority to develop fuel-efficient and alternative energy cars. Last year, China's auto sales hit 13.64 million units, overtaking the U.S. as the world's top car market. According to...

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2010-08-24 06:10:00

Thousands of vehicles remained bogged down on Monday in a 62-mile traffic jam that has lasted nine days on a highway leading into Beijing, underscoring China's struggle to manage its rapid growth.  Traffic slowed to a crawl on the Beijing-Tibet expressway on August 14 due to a surge in traffic by cargo trucks making their way into the capital city of 20 million residents. The expressway is a major artery for the supply of coal, produce and other products into Beijing. The problem was...

2010-01-25 07:00:00

BEIJING, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China TransInfo Technology Corp., (Nasdaq GM: CTFO), ("China TransInfo" or the "Company"), a leading provider of public transportation information systems technology and comprehensive solutions in the People's Republic of China ("PRC") today announced that the Company was awarded an intelligent transportation system contract in Zhejiang Province valued at approximately RMB 156 million, or approximately USD $22.9 million, through its VIE...

2009-12-16 07:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China TransInfo Technology Corp., (Nasdaq: CTFO), ("China TransInfo" or the "Company"), a leading provider of public transportation information systems technology and comprehensive solutions in the People's Republic of China ("PRC") today announced that the Company was recently awarded a provincial highway toll settlement and billing system contract in Shanxi Province valued at approximately RMB 26 million, or approximately USD $3.8 million...

2009-09-15 07:00:00

BEIJING, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China TransInfo Technology Corp., (Nasdaq: CTFO), ("China TransInfo" or the "Company"), a leading provider of public transportation information systems technology and comprehensive solutions in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it expanded further into the transportation systems market in China through an indirect investment in Beijing UNISITS Technology Co. Ltd ("UNISITS"). Established in 2002 and...


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.'