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2014-08-19 16:32:14

BEIJING, Aug. 19, 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, today announced its participation in the following investor conferences in August and September 2014: -- Credit Suisse North Asia Internet C-Level Conference, August 27-28 in Hong Kong at the Credit Suisse Office in International Commerce Center, and August 29 at The...

2014-08-19 12:23:21

LONDON, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: [ii] Royal Dutch Shell plc 2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X An...

2014-08-19 12:21:14

European Commission Confirms: No Legal Basis to Deny Norwegian Air International Application WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norwegian Air International (NAI) today filed comments with the U.S. Department of Transportation confirming its support for the European Commission's (Commission) views that parties to the US-EU Open Skies Agreement cannot unilaterally deny NAI's application to serve the U.S. on the basis of Article 17 bis. These views were further confirmed in a...

2014-08-18 16:25:33

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Cephalexin (CAS 15686-71-2) Industry, 2009-2019" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Cephalexin industry. The report firstly reviews the basic information of Cephalexin including its classification, application and manufacturing technology. The report then explores global and China's top...

2014-08-18 16:23:06

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Mainland China's Semiconductor and Equipment Markets: A Complete Analysis of the Technical, Economic, and Political Issueshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2244710/Mainland-China's-Semiconductor-and-Equipment-Markets-A-Complete-Analysis-of-the-Technical-Economic-and-Political-Issues.htmlMainland China represents a huge opportunity for semiconductor manufacturers and equipment and...

2014-08-15 23:05:28

A U.S.-China Goal to be proposed by The Millennium Project’s CEO at the 35th Anniversary of renewed U.S. and China diplomatic relations, at the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library, California (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 U.S. and China are the world’s greatest emitters of greenhouse gases and have the world’s largest economies. “As a result, the U.S. and China have the moral responsibility and the means to turn around the growth in CO2 parts per million from 400 today to 350 ppm in...

2014-08-14 23:02:09

MarketReportsStore.com adds “Construction in Vietnam – Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018” to its store. Vietnamese construction industry's growth prospects by market, project type and type of construction activity. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Vietnamese construction industry recorded a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.12% during the review period (2009–2013). However, industry growth slowed from 19.7% in 2011 to 7.0% in 2013, due to a slump in the...

2014-08-13 08:21:05

Industry Leader Confirms Participation in the Largest Maritime International Trade Fair in Asia HONG KONG, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marintec China 2015, The All China Maritime Conference and Exhibition, will once again present the maritime industry's largest international trade fair in Asia. Logo - http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2011/09/05/20110905573797.jpg Organised by UBM Asia, the largest commercial trade fair organiser in Mainland China, and the Shanghai Society of Naval...

2014-08-11 08:23:34

Earnings Conference Call to Be Held on Friday, August 15, 2014 at 5:30 AM (U.S. Pacific Time) / 8:30 AM (U.S. Eastern Time) / 8:30 PM (Beijing Time) XI'AN, China, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Recycling Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: CREG or "the Company"), a leading industrial waste-to-energy solution provider in China, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 after the US markets close on Thursday, August 14,...

2014-08-08 08:22:55

Earnings Conference Call and Webcast to be Held on August 25, 2014 at 8:00 am (Eastern)/5:00 am (Pacific)/August 25, 2014 8:00 pm (China) ZHONGSHAN, China, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (NYSE: MY; "Ming Yang" or the "Company"), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, today announced that it expects to report its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 before the market opens in the United States on Monday,...


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.'