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2012-12-27 14:38:52

China´s coral reefs have suffered a devastating 80 per cent decline in recent decades, driven mainly by the country´s unrestrained economic development, according to a new international scientific study. The first comprehensive survey of the state of corals along mainland China and in the South China Sea reports a grim picture of decline, degradation and destruction resulting from coastal development, pollution and overfishing. A new study by Professor Terry Hughes and Matthew...

2012-11-14 04:22:33

HONG KONG, November 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgan McKinley [http://www.morganmckinley.com ] today announces the release of hiring reports in Hong Kong, Singapore and China covering multiple industry sectors and job functions, including financial services & banking as well as commerce & industry: IT, human resources and sales & marketing. Each report contains analysis and market forecasts based on a survey of over 700 operational and hiring managers asked...

Tropical Storm Son-tinh Moving Into South China Sea Seen By NASA
2012-10-26 08:19:29

Tropical Storm Son-tinh soaked the Philippines and is now moving into the South China Sea. NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of the storm as the bulk western half of the storm had already moved over water. On Oct. 25, 2012 at 0525 UTC (1:25 a.m. EDT) the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Sin-Tingh. The image showed that the western half of the storm had already...

2012-10-23 07:25:30

BEIJING, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KongZhong Corporation (NASDAQ: KONG), a leading digital entertainment company in China, plans to release its 2012 third quarter financial results after the US financial markets close on November 14, 2012. The Company will host a conference call at 7:30 pm (EDT) to discuss the result. (Speakers)Leilei Wang, Chairman & Chief Executive OfficerJay Chang, Chief Financial Officer Hong Kong Time: November 15, 2012, Thursday, 8:30 amEastern Time:...

2012-09-12 22:25:13

HONG KONG, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience Hong Kong like never before! The handy smartphone rental service, now officially live in Hong Kong, conveniently provides visitors with unlimited 3G internet services, as well as unlimited local and international phone calls. To celebrate the launch of this innovative service -- the only one of its kind in the world -- from now until September 30, 2012, customers who reserve a handy device online before arriving in Hong Kong can...

Heaviest Rainfall In Tropical Storm Talim's Southwestern Side Revealed By NASA
2012-06-18 15:54:37

Tropical Storm Talim was born today in the South China Sea, and NASA's TRMM satellite noticed the heaviest rainfall in the storm is occurring in the south and western quadrants of the storm. NASA's Aqua Satellite noticed that some of Talim's rainfall is reaching Vietnam. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite captured a look at rainfall occurring in newborn Tropical Storm Talim in the South China Sea on June 18, 2012 at 0331 UTC. Areas in blue and green represent light...

2012-05-29 18:20:28

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and HONG KONG, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FINCAD, the market leader for innovative OTC derivatives solutions, announced today that abc Multiactive (Hong Kong) Ltd., a leading Hong Kong based financial technology solutions provider, has joined the FINCAD Channel Program as a Channel Partner in Hong Kong. abc Multiactive will be providing local sales and support services for FINCAD products in Hong Kong. Established in 1978, abc Multiactive, has been providing...

2012-05-17 10:25:33

BOSTON and HONG KONG, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventac Partners and the Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences (GIBH) today announced the creation of CASiGEN Pharma Ltd. (CASiGEN) to bring new treatments for diabetes and other metabolic disorders to the global market. CASiGEN received a world-wide exclusive license from GIBH that gives it access to new drug candidates addressing unmet medical needs in this field. CASiGEN is currently seeking...

Discovery Of The Week: Purple Philippine Freshwater Crabs
2012-04-24 08:05:43

The Philippines is the setting for the latest spectacular discovery: Four new species of crabs, most of which have purplish shells and live in lowland-forest ecosystems, discovered by a team of German scientists, reports National Geographic. The four new discoveries, all of which are found only on the island of Palawan, were co-discovered and described by Hendrik Freitag of Germany´s Senckenberg Museum of Zoology. “In the Aqua Palawana research program I am head of, we have...

2012-04-10 22:21:27

HONG KONG, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CNOOC Limited (the "Company", NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883) announced today that its parent company, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has signed a production sharing contract (PSC) with Eni China B.V. (Eni) for the deepwater Block 30/27 in South China Sea. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200701301659.jpg ) Block 30/27, located 400 kilometers off the coast of Hong Kong with a total area of 5,130 square kilometers, is one of the...