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2014-09-29 08:38:53

SHANGHAI, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the China Electronic Commerce Association's annual conference and awards event on 21 September, 2014, Juwai.com won the "Most Influential Overseas Property Portal Award." The award is widely coveted as the most prestigious prize within China's e-commerce industry. The event, the "E-Commerce Industry Gateway Conference of China" (translated) is endorsed by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. It operates under official...

2014-09-26 08:21:04

BEIJING, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirMedia Group Inc. ("AirMedia" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: AMCN), a leading operator of out-of-home advertising platforms in China targeting mid-to-high-end consumers, today announced that Guangzhou Meizheng Advertising Co., Ltd. ("Meizheng"), one of its consolidated entities in which AirMedia has 54% of the equity interest, has recently won a bidding and entered into a concession agreement (the "Concession Agreement") with Shanghai Railway...

2014-09-24 12:31:04

SHANGHAI, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On its 20th anniversary, the China International Furniture Expo (Furniture China 2014) was elevated to an overall success and concluded on 14th September. Combining the most key Chinese domestic furniture enterprises and 307 overseas exhibitors, there were a total of 2,685 exhibitors who participated and displayed their latest products, design and technology at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) and Shanghai World Expo...

2014-09-23 08:40:42

SHANGHAI, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd., the organizers of the China Connected Vehicle & ITS Expo and Forum 2014, have provided details of the upcoming event to be held in Shanghai, October 28-29. Agenda: Conference Opening & Keynote Speech Oct. 28 Time Topic Speaker ---- ----- ------- 9:30-9:40...

2014-09-18 08:20:35

SHANGHAI, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eHi Car Services, the largest directly operated car rental chain in China, enters into a strategic partnership with Anji Logistics, the largest automobile logistics company in the world which will transport 6 million vehicles this year, and a subsidiary of Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporate (SAIC Motor) Group, on September 15, 2014. Both parties will collaborate in the areas of new vehicle B2C logistic services, used-car logistic services...

2014-09-17 20:23:11

-- Focusing on "Think SMIC -- Quality, Service, Technology" SHANGHAI, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) will kick off its 14(th) Technology Symposium in Shanghai and Shenzhen on Sep 18(th) and 25(th) with the theme "Think SMIC - Quality, Service, Technology". In this symposium, SMIC will share its latest ideas and progress on quality, service and technology as well as capabilities and commitments for...

2014-09-17 08:25:10

Deal Brings Exhibitor's IMAX Commitment to 11 Theatres and Capitalizes on Strong Consumer Interest for The IMAX Experience® in China SHANGHAI, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and SMI Corporation Limited, a leading Chinese entertainment and media company that operates theatres under the name Stellar Cinemas, today announced an expansion of the parties' revenue sharing arrangement with the addition of four new IMAX(®) theatres in China. The deal...

2014-09-16 12:27:19

FEATURING PIANO CONCERTO NO. 5 "EMPEROR" AND "CHORAL FANTASY" NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four years in the making, the celebrated Beethoven Journey has now reached its crowning season. An intense collaborative project between Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the heart of the journey has been the recording of all five of Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Concerti and his Choral Fantasy, with the final album scheduled for release by...

2014-09-16 08:31:43

- Onsite conference, New Technology Session, Medical Innovation Zone, Quality Focus Included - SHANGHAI, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 25 to 26, 2014, China's sole exhibition focusing on medical design and manufacturing - MEDTEC China - will mark its 10th anniversary at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, bringing together close to 300 leading global suppliers from 25 countries and regions to showcase their latest medical-grade raw materials,...

2014-09-11 04:20:57

SHANGHAI, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Elsevier-SEEI collaboration to drive more effective formulation and management of policies governing the development of China's academic research Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the Shanghai Education Evaluation Institute (SEEI), announced today the launch of the Elsevier-SEEI Center of Academic...


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.'