2012/02/29 15:36 - Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Asia Pacific has appointed Mr Apichart Asa as General Manager of the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas, effective immediately.
2011/12/15 11:00 - Asian Activities Report for December 15, 2011 includes: DeNA Co., Ltd. (TYO:2432) has agreed to form a strategic alliance with Alibaba Cloud Computing to provide DeNA's Mobage social gaming platform to consumers and developers in China; Marubeni Corporation (TYO:8002) has agreed to acquire a 40% equity interest in APT Allgas Energy Pty Ltd; Japan Airlines and WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA), a low-cost airline in Canada have signed a codeshare agreement which will place the "JL" flight indicator on WestJet-operated flights between Vancouver And six Canadian cities - Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, Montreal, Toronto and Winnipeg, from December 15, 2011; Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (TYO:4005) and Nabaltec AG (ETR:NTG) of Germany have been in discussions about collaborating on their Alumina and Aluminum Trihydroxide businesses.
2011/04/24 09:41 - Courtyard by Marriott (NYSE:MAR) has chosen Bali as its first location in Indonesia for its 900th hotel in the world, which opened recently in the famous Nusa Dua resort area of the renowned tropical island destination.
2010/11/09 13:30 - Australian Market Report of November 9, 2010 includes: Auckland International Airport Limited (NZE:AIA) announces new Asia air-services; Coalworks Limited (ASX:CWK) receives positive Pre Feasibility Study for the Vickery South Coal Mine; Spitfire Resources Limited (ASX:SPI) has discovered a significant new zone of near-surface manganese mineralisation in Western Australia; Centrebet International Limited (ASX:CIL) unveils plans to double market share.
2010/08/18 10:45 - Egyptian Resorts Company (CAI:EGTS), Egypt's leading master developer of mega communities, announced today its consolidated results for the second quarter of 2010, reporting a net profit of EGP 2.98 million on revenues of EGP 2.85 million. Profits were supported by EGP 14.36 million in foreign exchange gains and interest income.
2010/07/31 17:30 - Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Australia has become a sponsor of "Team Trev" as it prepares to race a unique electric vehicle around the world. "Trev" (Two-seater Renewable Energy Vehicle) is Australia's competitor in Zero Race (www.zero-race.com) the first zero emission race around the world for electric vehicles powered by renewable energy.
2010/07/20 10:30 - Team Trev is a group of volunteers who will drive a small green electric car, Trev, around the world in the 2010 Zero Race. New Zealand based utility TrustPower Limited (NZE:TPW) (PINK:TRPWF) has kindly donated green power to Team Trev, in the form of Renewable Energy Certificates and a small cash donation. The energy will be sourced from TrustPower's 98.7MW Snowtown Wind Farm in South Australia.
2010/07/12 14:00 - Team Trev logistics team have completed their first major challenge, successfully importing our new batteries from Korea to the Team Trev workshop in Adelaide.
2010/07/08 18:05 - Egyptian Resorts Company (ERC) (CAI:EGTS), Egypt's largest master developer of mega resort communities, announced today that its board of directors has appointed leading academic and industry expert Dr. Samir Makary as the company's chairman.
2010/07/01 09:30 - The Australian market Wednesday ended the last trading session of the 2010 financial year in a negative territory. The market clawed back some ground from the sharp loss in early trade. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 44.2 points, or 1.02 per cent, at 4,301.5 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 45.8 points, or 1.05 per cent, at 4,324.8.
2010/06/30 15:00 - Online travel service provider Webjet Limited (ASX:WEB) said the company has entered into a 50 per cent joint venture with Westminster Travel (SIN:5OF), a Hong Kong based travel agency, in a move to expand its operations into Asia.
2010/05/31 10:52 - iSOFT Group Limited (ASX:ISF), Australia's largest listed health information technology company today announced the appointment of Dr. James (Jim) Fox as Deputy Chairman. This decision affirms the Board's commitment to the continual process of review and development of the Company's overall corporate governance position and the composition of the Board.
2010/05/17 10:10 - Singapore-based low-cost airline Tiger Airways (SIN:J7X) booked S$28.2 million net profit for the fiscal year ended March 31 2010, representing a S$75.7 million turnaround from a net loss of S$50.8 million in previous year. The strong annual result was supported by a 28.6 per cent revenue growth and a 53.8 per cent increase in passenger numbers.
2010/05/14 10:04 - Egyptian Resorts Company (CAI:EGTS), Egypt's leading master developer of mega communities, announced today its consolidated results for the first quarter of 2010, reporting a net loss of EGP 2.9 million on revenues of EGP 4.4 million. By comparison, ERC reported profit of EGP 9.5 million in the first quarter of 2009 on revenues of EGP 6.7 million, bolstered by lower depreciation charges and substantial foreign exchange gains. Profits in the quarter just ended were impacted by both a 34.3% drop in revenue and a sharp 675% rise in depreciation costs to EGP 3.2 million on the back of infrastructure and network assets capitalized last year.
2010/04/29 19:30 - Egyptian Resorts Company (CAI:EGTS), Egypt's largest master developer of mega resort communities, and Orascom Development Holding (SIX: ODHN:SW) announced today that they had concluded an agreement under which Orascom Development and Management (ODM), a subsidiary of global powerhouse Orascom Development Holding (ODH), will manage the development of the Marina at Sahl Hasheesh.
2010/04/29 09:52 - Virgin Blue Holidngs (ASX:VBA) and Air New Zealand (NZE:AIR) confirmed that the two carriers have been in ongoing discussions for several months regarding commercial cooperation on Trans Tasman markets, but no agreement has been reached.
2010/04/15 10:05 - South Korea's biggest airline Korean Air Co. (SEO:003490) Wednesday posted a record first-quarter operating profit as economic recovery helped to increase outbound travel and cargo business. Operating profit for the three months ended March 31 jumped to KRW220.2 billion from KRW6.6 billion a year earlier.
2010/04/02 16:29 - Egyptian Resorts Company (ERC) (CAI:EGTS) announces consolidated revenue of EGP 25.7 million and consolidated earnings before tax of EGP 8.1 million compared to EGP 347.7 million and EGP 345.9 million respectively for the previous year.
2010/02/15 12:25 - Team Trev is set to go global, announcing their partnership with international press carrier ABN Newswire last week.
2010/01/29 09:30 - The Australian share market Thursday broke its losing streak. The market was boosted by US President Barack Obama's first State of the Union address to Congress. Mr. Obama said jobs must be the number one priority in 2010 and offered proposals for financial reform, education, health care reform, government spending, national security and more. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index rose 28.7 points, or 0.62 per cent, to 4673.3, while the broader All Ordinaries lifted 0.59 per cent to 4697.7.
2010/01/20 09:30 - The Australian sharemarket closed lower on Tuesday led by financial stocks as investors were nervous ahead of earnings reports by US banks. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index lost 49.9 points, or 1 per cent at 4861.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index fell 46.5 points, or 1 per cent, at 4889.6.
2010/01/06 09:30 - Australian market continued its gains on Tuesday as energy stocks had another strong day. The global markets rallied in the first trading day of this year while the upbeat manufacturing data from the United States, China and India boosted investor confidence over a global recovery in 2010. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index surged 48 points, or 1 per cent, at 4924.3, while the broader All Ordinaries index increased 49.7 points, or 1 per cent, to 4939.5.
2009/12/14 13:30 - Asian shares mostly opened flat this morning. Wall Street closed higher on Friday after the reports of consumer sector lifted investor confidence. The data also fuelled the expectations the US interest rates could hike soon. British and European shares also gained at after strong Chinese growth data.
2009/09/30 13:00 - Wall Street closed lower overnight after American consumer confidence reading in September dropped unexpectedly. The weakness in US technology stocks, which had been a leader for much of Wall Street's six-month rally, yesterday led a fall in the market. The Conference Board's consumer confidence index dipped in September to 53.1 from 54.5 in August as people worries about job market.
2009/08/25 13:00 - US stocks ended flat overnight in light trade volumes as the market was awaiting the economic data this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged higher to its highest close in more than nine months.
2009/08/13 11:15 - US stocks surged overnight as the Federal Reserve said the economy was leveling out, and it left interest rates unchanged at the end of its two-day policy meeting.
2009/08/07 13:00 - US stocks fell for a second day on Thursday as investors worried over the key employment figures, which are scheduled to release on Friday. Most economists expect the data will show the unemployment rate climbed to 9.6 per cent, from a 26-year high of 9.5 per cent in June.
2009/04/14 13:00 - The Australian market is expected to rise after Easter holiday as metals prices were up overnight. On Thursday the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index gained 52.1 points, or 1.4%, at 3671.6, while the broader All Ordinaries surged 50 points, or 1.4% to 3617.5.
2009/04/08 13:00 - Yesterday the Australian share market is lower after the RBA's rate cut announcement. The S&P/ASX200 index fell 1.3%, or 50.3 points, at 3706.3, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 1.3%, or 47.9 points, at 3648.9.
2009/03/18 15:00 - Asian markets opened broadly firmer today after the Wall Street rally boosted by the unexpectedly good housing data in the US. Japan's Nikkei share average rose above the psychologically key 8,000 level in early trade.
2009/03/02 10:31 - Despite the adverse environment under the global economic slowdown and dwindling market demand, Overseas Chinese Town (Asia) Holdings Limited (HKG:3366), together with its subsidiaries the "Group"), a top-of-the-line paper packaging products manufacturer in China, finds its principal business keeping a steady development pace.
2009/02/25 13:00 - Yesterday the Australian shares were showing their resilience to the bad leads from overseas. The market ended with a modest drop after a rebound from the early losses. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 ended down 0.6%, or 19.6 points, at 3331.6, while the broader All Ordinaries index also fell 0.6%, or 19.1 points, to 3285.
2009/02/11 13:00 - Yesterday the Australian market closed slightly lower. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 0.6%, or 19.9 points, at 3488.7, while the broader All Ordinaries index dropped 0.5%, or 17.2 points, to 3428.6.
2008/12/22 13:00 - On Friday, the Australian market closed marginally higher with rise on most sectors except energy stocks. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index gained 34.5 points, or 0.96 per cent, at 3,615.7, while the broader All Ordinaries index rose 25.5 points, or 0.72 per cent, to 3,547.2. Low trading volumes are expected this week.
2008/04/03 15:02 - China Chongqing Global Sourcing Fair, which is organized by Ministry of Commerce of People's Republic of China and Chongqing Municipal Government, has been successfully held for 5 years and boasts increasingly global influence. In 2008, China Chongqing Global Sourcing Fair will be held from May 22nd to 25th 2008 at Chongqing international convention and exhibition center.
2008/01/17 16:43 - Wotif.com (ASX:WTF) today announced that it had signed an agreement with Tourico Holidays Inc. for access to accommodation product in the United States of America and Canada. Under this agreement Wotif.com has the right to distribute Tourico's full USA and Canadian product offering upon the Wotif.com accommodation website.
2007/08/20 14:53 - Travel.com.au Limited (ASX: TVL) - Investor Presentation - Mr Adam Johnson, MD; Travel.com.au Limited (ASX: TVL) present the following audio webcast regarding "Investor Presentation". You may also download this audio webcast to your computer or portable audio player.
2006/12/15 17:34 - The Chairman of Qantas Airways Limited, Margaret Jackson, yesterday announced that, following detailed negotiations, the Qantas Board had received a revised proposal from Airline Partners Australia (APA) to acquire 100 percent of the Company for $5.60 cash per share.