2012/04/12 13:11 - Amcom (ASX:AMM) is pleased to announce that its recently acquired L7 Solutions business has taken the honour as EMC's West Australian and South Australian 2012 Partner of the Year for the second year running.
2012/03/19 10:02 - SingTel CIO Day 2012 - Hong Kong 'Unleash the Power of Your Business with Fixed Mobile Cloud Convergence' is heading into its third year on 23rd March, 2012 at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. Gathering up to 600 C-level delegates, this year will be the largest congregation of industry movers and shakers, entrepreneurs, and business leaders from the region.
2012/02/14 11:52 - SAI Global Limited (ASX:SAI) today announced a statutory half-year net profit after tax attributable to shareholders of $21.7M, representing an increase of 29.1% over the corresponding period. Underlying net profit, which backs out the impact of significant charges, was $22.1M, an increase of 12.7% over the underlying profit in the corresponding period.
2012/02/09 12:34 - Asian Activities Report for February 9, 2012 includes: Pacific Basin Shipping Limited (HKG:2343) has formed business alliance with US-based Crowley Maritime Corporation; Renesas Electronics Corporation (TYO:6723) has opened a wholly owned subsidiary in Sao Paolo, Brazil; Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. (TYO:7238) has announced the establishment of a new manufacturing facility in Mexico; Nikon Corporation (TYO:7731) announces the release of the Nikon D800 FX-format digital SLR camera, which offers a noteworthy effective pixel count of 36.3-million pixels.
2012/02/08 13:00 - Asian Activities Report for February 8, 2012 includes: Great Wall Computer Company Limited (SHE:000066) has agreed to form a strategic sales and manufacturing partnership with Satcon Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:SATC); Anhui SaunaKing Co., Ltd. (SHE:300247) has proposed to acquire and invest in Saunalux; Suzuki Motor Corporation (TYO:7269) will establish a 50:50 joint venture company with Intelligent Energy Holdings PLC ("IEH") of UK, in February 2012, for developing and manufacturing fuel cell system.
2012/01/20 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 20, 2012: China's largest and most used Internet service provider Tencent Holdings Limited (HKG:0700) has signed an agreement to acquire 49% interest in Level Up for US$26.95 million; Asia Resources Holdings Limited (HKG:0899) says that its iron ore mine in Indonesia has commenced trial production in January 2012; Eisai Co., Ltd. (TYO:4523) will launch LIFE CHECK, a self-monitoring blood glucose meter on January 27, 2012; Nihon Kohden Corporation (TYO:6849) announced the establishment of a 100%-owned subsidiary in Brazil, for the sales and after-sales support of medical devices; NTT Data Corporation (TYO:9613) has commenced to provide supportive services, including ATM software and settlement networks, to regional banks in Japan.
2012/01/19 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 19, 2012 includes: King Jim Co., Ltd. (TYO:7962) says that its latest scanner product "iScamil" can easily convert iPad/iPad 2 into a portable scanner and digitises documents directly onto iPads; Anton Oilfield Services Group (HKG:3337) today announces its strategic objectives for 2012; SouthGobi Resources Limited (TSE:SGQ) (HKG:1878) says that the Company has successfully completed its 2011 guidance for coal sales and production; Rhythm Watch Co., Ltd. (TYO:7769) has released a new alarm clock product with many features for emergencies and disaster prevention.
2012/01/17 12:17 - Asian Activities Report for January 17, 2012 includes: CMMB Vision (HKG:0471) has successfully developed and produced its first 6-MHz CMMB chips for CMMB signal reception designed for the existing US television channel spectrum bandwidth; Poly (Hong Kong) Investments Limited (HKG:0119) announced today that the Group's contracted sales in 2011 amounted to approximately RMB 15.8 billion and the contracted gross floor areas sold were around 2.15 million square metres; FamilyMart Co., Ltd. (TYO:8028) says that from January 17th, 200 convenience stores owned by FamilyMart will accept China UnionPay credit cards; NEC Corporation (TYO:6701) has signed a contract with SAP (NYSE:SAP) Japan to provide Cloud Computing service - Software as a Service (SaaS) to global users.
2012/01/16 13:05 - Asian Activities Report for January 16, 2012 includes: China Southern Airlines (HKG:1055) (SHA:600029) has become a major international sponsor and the official airline for Sydney Festival 2012; Hisense Group (SHA:600060) was honored with the "Value Innovation Award" for its I'TV2 product at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on January 10th; Chiyoda Corporation(TYO:6366) says that its joint venture company with JGC Corporation (TYO:1963) and Kellogg Brown & Root, has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction ("EPC") contract for the Ichthys LNG plant facilities in Australia; Bridgestone Corporation (TYO:5108) has developed a revolutionary new printing technology for tires that is different from any tire printing or coloring process on the market today; Elecom Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ:6750) has unveiled its latest USB products, which features a function for encrypting stored data through a strong encryption algorithm called AES 256 bit.
2012/01/12 13:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 12, 2012 includes: China's liquor maker Wuliangye (SHE:000858) says that the Group has topped the Chinese liquor industry by achieving a total revenue of RMB 20.2 billion in 2011; Logitech International (NASDAQ:LOGI) has unveiled Logitech HD Pro 920, the Company's first video webcam that makes video calls at full HD resolution; Toyo Engineering Corporation (TYO:6330) has won a contract to install topsides units for a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) system to be used in oilfield exploitation in Brazil; NEC Corporation (TYO:6701) has announced the successful experimental demonstration of 1.15-Tb/s ultra-long haul optical transmission over 10,000 kilometers using optical superchannel technology.
2012/01/09 13:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 9, 2012 includes: Little Sheep Group Limited (HKG:0968) says that its shareholders have approved the proposed acquisition of Little Sheep Group by Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM); Sinopec Kantons Holdings Limited (HKG:0934) has signed agreements to acquire 50% interest in Fujairah Oil Terminal United Arab Emirates from Concord HK; Hitachi, Ltd (NYSE:HIT) (TYO:6510) says that it expects to close the transaction of transferring its hard disk drive business to Western Digital Corporation (NYSE:WDC) by March 2012; Japanese software developer Celartem Technology Inc. (JASDAQ:4330) has signed a contract to participate in a smart micro grid project at the Beijing New Energy Industry Base; Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TYO:4502) says that it will work with Osaka University to develop a platform for practical application and commercialization of nano-particle vaccines.
2012/01/06 13:42 - SITEK Group of companies and its MES Independent Business Unit gave a sales forecast for Manufacturing IT for 2012 in Russia and CIS countries and summed up the results of 2011.
2012/01/05 13:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 5, 2012 includes: China Titans Energy Technology Group (HKG:2188) says that its subsidiary Zhuhai Titans Automatic Technology has received an Outstanding Contribution Enterprise Award from the local government of Hengqin New Area, Zhuhai City, China; CK Life Sciences (HKG:0775) has signed an agreement to acquire Australia-based Peaty Trading Group and its related assets for approximately A$31 million; Marubeni Corporation (TYO:8002) says that its subsidiary Marubeni Access is now providing international IP-VPN service, named VECTANT Global IP-VPN to Japanese companies' overseas subsidiaries; Toray Industries Inc. (TYO:3402) has restructured its research and development bases in Shanghai and Nantong, China.
2011/12/21 12:41 - Asian Activities Report for December 21, 2011 includes: Shandong Zhongrun Investment Holding Group Co. Ltd (SHE:000506) says today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Zhongrun International Mining Co. Ltd has signed a private placement agreement with Canadian Zinc Corporation (TSE:CZN); Toray Industries, Inc. (TYO:3402) has developed four new home water purifier products specifically for the Chinese market; Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. (TYO:4217) has decided to form a new company, named Hitachi Chemical Electronic Materials (Taiwan) Co., Ltd. in Taiwan; NTT Data (TYO:9613) has signed an agreement with Korean IT giant LG CNS regarding data centre cooperation.
2011/12/19 12:04 - Asian Activities Report for December 19, 2011 includes: NTT Data Corporation (TYO:9613) is planning to commence a demonstration program in late January 2012 in Beijing, China; Hitachi (TYO:6501) and Founder Group (SHA:600601) have signed a cooperative agreement to provide SaaS cloud computing technology to the Chinese market; Electronics retailer Laox Co., Ltd. (TYO:8202), a subsidiary of Chinese home appliances retailer Suning (SHE:002024), will open its first store in China on 31 December 2011; China Internet Information Center (china.com.cn) and CMMB Vision Holdings Limited (HKG:0471) have signed an agreement to collaborate on multimedia services worldwide.
2011/12/15 17:13 - Directors of GoConnect Ltd (ASX:GCN) are pleased to advise that the company's IPTV business channel, World Business Network, has just received approval from LG Inc. (SEO:066570) and has gone live on all LG Internet connected TVs sold globally. The World Business Network is available as a downloadable application on all Internet connected TVs of LG. It currently carries two programs, The Business Show, which distributes a series of sponsored business interviews conducted by Adam Shand, and the ABN Newswire business news programs.
2011/12/14 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for December 14, 2011 includes: Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH) (HKG:6388) has opened its first official online store in China on Taobao Mall; Japan-based global IT giant NTT Data Corporation (TYO:9613) has opened a childcare centre, named "Egg Garden" at its headquarter in Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Shiseido (TYO:4911) has announced its intent to sell bareMinerals makeup products in Brazil; Astellas Pharma Inc. (TYO:4503) and Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPTR) announced that the European Commission has granted a marketing authorisation for DIFICLIR(TM) tablets for the treatment of adults aged 18 years and older with Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) in the European Union.
2011/12/13 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for December 13, 2011 includes: Minmetals Resources Limited (HKG:1208) announced its Mineral Resources and Ore Reserve Statement as at 30 June 2011 with a 103.9% increase in zinc Ore Reserves; Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. (TYO:7201) will collaborate and create a next-generation dealer management system based on Microsoft Dynamics; Samsung Electronics (PINK:SSNLF) (SEO:005930) has announced the launch of the next evolution of GALAXY Tab - the GALAXY Tab 10.1 in Australia.
2011/12/12 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for December 12, 2011 includes: Skyworth Digital Holdings Limited (HKG:0751) recorded significant year-on-year growth of 188% and 190% in sales volume of LED LCD TV; NTT Data Corporation (TYO:9613) will initiate the integration of its regional group companies in North America and South America in January, 2012; Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TYO:8015) has signed an agreement with AWE Limited (ASX:AWE) to acquire two equity interests in gas projects in Australia for a cash consideration of A$80.125 million.
2011/11/29 12:30 - Asian Activities Report for November 29, 2011 includes: The Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. (SHA:601328) (HKG:3328), a leading commercial bank in China, has officially opened its first branch in Sydney, Australia; Trend Micro, Inc. (TYO:4704) and the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance ("ICSPA") will establish a "global cyber nation" in Washington D.C. today to coordinate the international fight against cybercrime; Arc Exploration Limited (ASX:ARX) has commenced exploration field work at its Bima Project in Indonesia; WCP Resources Limited (ASX:WCP) has received encouraging rock chip assays at the its 100%-owned Yalgoo gold project.
2011/09/28 12:02 - Asian Activities Report for September 28, 2011 includes: Fletcher Building Limited (ASX:FBU) said today that Iplex Pipelines has been awarded a A$120 million contract for the supply of polyethylene pipe; Integra Mining Limited (ASX:IGR) reported aircore drilling results from reconnaissance drilling in the Mt Monger area; African Iron Limited (ASX:AKI) provides an update on drilling activities at its 92%-owned Mayoko iron ore project in the Republic of Congo; Alchemia Limited (ASX:ACL) said today that its leading cancer product HA-Irinotecan has received very promising trial results; Tata Communications (BOM:500483) has become one of the few global carriers to extend its Global IP/VPN service offerings into Pakistan.
2011/09/27 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for September 27, 2011 includes: General Mining Corporation Limited (ASX:GMM) has signed an agreement to acquire a coal exploration licence in Mongolia; Aphrodite Gold Limited (ASX:AQQ) announced further robust gold intersections at its Aphrodite Gold Deposit; Agenix Limited (ASX:AGX) has filed a patent application for its hepatitis B drug AGX-1009; Manas Resources Limited (ASX:MSR) reported a 20% increase in its Shambesai Total Mineral Resource to 766,000 ounces of gold; Infotech Enterprises Limited (BOM:532175) announced its partnership with Software Engineering Institute.
2011/09/23 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for September 23, 2011 includes: Redstone Resources Limited (ASX:RDS) has received significant drilling results from its wholly owned Tollu Copper Nickel project in Western Australia; Blackgold International Holdings Limited (ASX:BGG) has signed an agreement to acquire a coal mine in China; QMASTOR Limited (ASX:QML) says today that the company's Algosys Metallurgical Accountant(TM) software has been contracted to be installed by a large copper project located in Central East Asia; Alloy Resources Limited (ASX:AYR) has commenced a 3,500 metre air-core drilling program at its Horse Well project in Western Australia; Larsen & Toubro Limited (BOM:500510) has signed a USD 15 million Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contract in Oman for setting up a green field project.
2011/09/22 12:19 - Asian Activities Report for September 22, 2011 includes: Royal Resources Limited (ASX:ROY) has resumed drilling on the potentially massive Razorback Iron Project in South Australia; Antipa Minerals Limited (ASX:AZY) said today that 2011 drilling programme at the Citadel Project in Western Australia is likely to be reduced due to contractor issues, but will still be sufficient to meet the majority of the Company's 2011 objectives; FAR Limited (ASX:FAR) announced its merger with Flow Energy Limited by way of a conditional off-market takeover bid by FAR for all of the issued shares in Flow Energy; New Age Exploration Limited (ASX:NAE) announced the completion of a private placement of ordinary shares raising A$4 million; Prism Informatics (BOM:505530) has acquired 18% stake in Idhasoft Limited.
2011/09/21 12:15 - Asian Activities Report for September 21, 2011 includes: Impact Minerals Limited (ASX:IPT) has commenced a major drilling programme at its Botswana Uranium Project; Cokal Limited (ASX:CKA) has purchased an additional 10% of both the Bumi Barito Mineral and Borneo Bara Prima metallurgical coal projects in Indonesia; Manas Resources Limited (ASX:MSR) reported final results from drilling at its 100%-owned Shambesai Gold Project in the Kyrgyz Republic; Tiger Resources Limited (ASX:TGS) provided a production update for August 2011 from its high-grade Kipoi Copper Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo; Tata Consultancy Services Limited (BOM:532540) has signed a five-year multi-million contract with Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB).
2011/09/16 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for September 16, 2011 includes: Carbon Energy Limited (ASX:CNX) has successfully achieved an Underground Coal Gasification process innovation at the Company's project site in Queensland; Ivanhoe Australia Limited (ASX:IVA) has launched an equity issuance to raise up to A$150 million net proceeds to boost project development; Iron Ore Holdings Limited (ASX:IOH) announced a maiden JORC Mineral Resource at the Dragon Project of 21.5Mt at 55.4% Fe; Interra Resources Limited (ASX:ITR) has completed infill development well YNG 3240 at the Yenangyaung oil field in Myanmar; Tata Consultancy Services Limited (BOM:532540) has signed a multi-year contract with Nets, one of the largest payment cards, payment solutions and payment exchange information companies in Northern Europe.
2011/09/06 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for September 6, 2011 includes: Australia Minerals and Mining Group Limited (ASX:AKA) has successfully produced alumina from a sample of the company's 150 million tonne kaolin resources; UXA Resources Limited (ASX:UXA) announced strongly anomalous uranium values from the first phase drilling at the Nabarlek North Joint Venture project; Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX:SAR) increased its total JORC-compliant Mineral Resources to 3.6Moz of gold; Renaissance Uranium Limited (ASX:RNU) has identified multiple gold drill targets from its 100%-owned Cutana Project in South Australia; Tata Consultancy Services Limited (BOM:532540) is partnering with Westpac's insurance division in New Zealand to upgrade and transform Westpac's Life Insurance Platform.
2011/08/23 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for August 23, 2011 includes: Whitehaven Coal Limited (ASX:WHC) said today that its Total Coal Resources have increased in the past half year from 1,750 Mt to 1,771.5 Mt; African Iron Limited (ASX:AKI) has received the first batch of assay results from the 2011 drilling campaign at its 80% owned Mayoko Iron Ore Project in Congo; Medusa Mining Limited (ASX:MML) announces the annual update of the JORC compliant Ore Reserve estimation for the Co-O Mine; Gascoyne Resources Limited (ASX:GCY) Glenburgh project gold resource increased to 520,000 oz; Satyam Computer Services Limited (BOM:500376) announced the inauguration of its near shore delivery centre in Netherlands.
2011/08/17 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for August 17, 2011 includes: SMS Management & Technology Limited (ASX:SMX) recorded a strong growth in the 2010-2011 financial year; Orpheus Energy Limited (ASX:OEG) updated on its B26 coal joint venture project in Indonesia; Boral Limited (ASX:BLD) is to acquire Lafarge's 50% interest in Lafarge Boral Gypsum Asia; Nemex Resources Limited (ASX:NXR) announced the results of 17 ironstone samples from its Coastal Project in western Guinea.
2011/08/17 10:33 - SAI Global Limited (ASX:SAI) today announced a record net profit after tax attributable to shareholders of A$44.8 million, representing an increase of 32.9% over the corresponding period. Underlying net profit, which backs out the impact of significant charges, was A$48.0 million, an increase of 42.4% over the corresponding period.
2011/08/10 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for August 10, 2011 includes: Eureka Energy Limited (ASX:EKA) today provided an update on the Black Jack Springs Unit-1H well, the first well at its Pan de Azucar Eagle Ford Shale project onshore Texas, USA; Desert Energy Limited (ASX:DSN) reported on its second RC drilling campaign at its Camel Hills Joint Venture project in Western Australia; Maverick Drilling and Exploration Limited (ASX:MAD) reported a potential new oil field discovery from its Santa Rosa well #43 in Texas; IMX Resources Limited (ASX:IXR) announced a 139% increase in the Cairn Hill Phase 2 resource; TAKE Solutions (BOM:532890) has extended the partnership with QlikTech (NASDAQ:QLIK).
2011/08/09 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for August 9, 2011 includes: Sheffield Resources Limited (ASX:SFX) today announced excellent drilling results at its West Mine North heavy mineral sands project in Western Australia; Guildford Coal Limited (ASX:GUF) has completed the US$3.5m acquisition of a new exploration permit in Mongolia; Monax Mining Limited (ASX:MOX) has purchased a tenement and increased its exposure to potential copper mineralisation in South Australia; Axiom Mining Limited (ASX:AVQ) will commence a three phase exploration over two years to evaluate the gold and copper prospectivity in Vietnam; Tata Consultancy Services (BOM:532540) is to partner with Singapore Management University for the establishment of the TCS-SMU iCity Lab.
2011/08/03 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for August 3, 2011 includes: Australian resources company TNG Limited (ASX:TNG) is to form strategic partnership with a leading Chinese group; New Age Exploration Limited (ASX:NAE) has entered into a binding agreement to acquire another coking coal exploration and mining concession in Colombia; Altura Mining Limited (ASX:AJM) announced further drilling results from its Pilgangoora Lithium project located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia; Continental Coal Limited (ASX:CCC) is to form partnership with the Sishen Iron Ore Company Community Development Trust; MphasiS (BOM:526299) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% equity stake in Wyde Corporation.
2011/08/02 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for August 2, 2011 includes: Astro Resources NL (ASX:ARO) has secured the rights to acquire the majority share in the Scott Coastal Plain Mineral Sands Project in Western Australia; Nexbis Limited (ASX:NBS) has signed a 12-year agreement for its Malaysian project; Gullewa Limited (ASX:GUL) reported a three-metre thick coal seam at Back Creek in Queensland; China Magnesium Corporation Limited's (ASX:CMC) first phase expansion of the Pingyao Magnesium Project is progressing as expected and on schedule; Claris Lifesciences Limited (BOM:533288) received approvals to re-launch its Bag Products in the European Union.
2011/07/21 08:00 - World business leaders have confirmed they are to meet in Atlanta to decide the future of social media marketing. Representatives at the iStrategy Conference at the Americasmart Convention Centre on 13-14 September will include top executives from Facebook, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), AOL (NYSE:AOL), Bloomberg, Sprint and Interbrand.
2011/06/09 16:17 - The world's leading technology giants in smart grid, IBM (NYSE:IBM), Capgemini (EPA:CAP) and SAP (NYSE:SAP) announce to support this year's largest and most important India smart grid event World Smart Grid Conference Series-India Week 2011.
2011/05/31 16:52 - CIO Summit Russia & CIS 2011 is an exclusive C-level event reserved for 100 participants that includes expert workshops, facilitated roundtables, peer-to-peer networks and co-ordinated meetings.
2011/05/26 17:22 - Australians have not yet made the shift to conducting investment transactions over their mobile. It's obviously a topic that will be top of mind for the industry's leading figures who will converge on the Gold Coast for the FST ANZ Summit 2011. Hosted by GDS International, the closed-door event takes place at the Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast, Australia from 27-29 July 2011.
2011/05/26 16:53 - Next Generation Telecoms Summit APAC 2011, hosted by GDS International in concert with analyst partners Ovum and the International Telecommunication Union, will feature some of the leading voices in the technology management sector, including Michael Lawrey, Executive Director of Technology and Networks at Telstra (ASX:TLS) (PINK:TLSYY); Priyanka Undugodage, VP Technology at Dialog Telecom; and Akbar Boghani, GM for IT Strategy at Vodafone Essar.
2011/05/26 16:08 - The mining industry has accelerated its investment in IT as it looks to address cost-reduction and productivity issues. Getting the most out of your IT investment is sure to be a key discussion topic for attendees of the Next Generation Mining Summit CIS 2011, which will be taking place from 18-20 October 2011 in Moscow, Russia. This closed-door summit, hosted by GDS International, is set to feature some of the leading voices in the regional mining sector, including Nikolai Vlasov, Chief Geologist at Petropavlovsk (LON:POG); Roman Panov, Head of International Assets & Operations at Norilsk Nickel (LON:MNOD); and Evgeny Charkin, CIO at Severstal (MCX:CHMF) (LON:SVST).