Dyesol Ltd (ASX:DYE) (OTCMKTS:DYSOY) is very pleased to announce that Solliance has achieved a world record for perovskite solar cell photovoltaic technology demonstrated on industrially applicable Roll-to-Roll processes of 12.6% conversion efficiency at cell level.
Asian Activities Report for January 11, 2012 includes: Weichai Power (HKG:2338) (SHE:000338) has agreed to invest 374 million euros to acquire a controlling 75% interest in the world's largest luxury yacht manufacturer, Ferretti Group of Italy; Prada S.p.A. (HKG:1913) says that it will invest 40 million euros to sponsor the Luna Rossa yacht to participate in the XXXIV edition of the America's Cup sailing competition; Inpex Corporation (TYO:1605) has signed agreements to sell liquefied natural gas from its Ichthys LNG joint venture project; Panasonic Corporation (TYO:6752) (NYSE:PC) has successfully developed a 20-inch 4K2K IPS Alpha LCD panel; Nidec Corporation (TYO:6594) (NYSE:NJ) has established a new subsidiary named Nidec Management Shanghai Corporation in Shanghai, China.
Asian Activities Report for December 2, 2011 includes: Panasonic Electric Works, a Panasonic Group (TYO:6752) company, is to launch a new residential power storage system in late December in Japan; Treasury Wine Estates Limited (ASX:TWE) has appointed Michelle Terry as Managing Director Lindeman's; Algae.Tec Limited (ASX:AEB) will build its first algae to biofuels production facility in Asia; Haranga Resources Limited (ASX:HAR) says today that drilling at the Bayantsogt Prospect within the Selenge Iron Ore Project in Mongolia has intersected significant widths of iron mineralisation; Corazon Mining Limited (ASX:CZN) announces that results from the latest phase of drilling at the Lynn Lake Nickel Sulphide Project in Canada have defined further significant nickel-copper mineralisation.
2nd Annual Smart Grid China Summit 2011 will be held on June 9-10 in Beijing, China. It will leverage on advanced technologies and equipments in tapping the burgeoning smart grid market. The 1st annual event in 2010 was a great success and attracted more than 150 delegates from the smart grid industry, 10% of which are from grid operators and power distributors, 27% from primary and secondary equipment suppliers, 24% from IT technology & service providers, 18% from R&D institutes and 14% from consultants and investors.
In April 2011, Singapore's Senior Minister (and former Prime Minister) Goh Chok Tong made an official visit to the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City and said that the progress of the project was "truly amazing" and it could be "a model that other cities in China can draw lessons from". Tianjin Eco-City will present at 10:00 am on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at Global Green Building Conference at Renaissance Shanghai.
2nd Annual Green Fuels & Vehicles China 2011 will be convened on April 7-8 in Beijing, China. This year the event will focus on exploring the technical and commercial roadmaps for alternative fuels and new energy vehicles, discuss the policy incentives, market outlook, technical innovations and charging infrastructure development of the industry. It is China's leading international networking and information exchange platform for new energy vehicle industry.
Shares of Sanyo Electric Co Ltd. (TYO:6764) rose today after a media report that the electronics maker's operating profit would likely jump 50 percent this financial year, helped by the distribution network of its parent company Panasonic Corp.(TYO:6752), which acquired a majority stake in Sanyo in December.
Friday Wall Street ended flat, giving up its early gains after the news about the sinking of a South Korean naval ship raised fears of tension between North and South Korea. Today Asian markets could be helped by the euro-zone bailout for Greece and the news that South Korea has ruled out North Korea involvement in the navy vessel sinking. Friday Asian markets rallied with Japan's Nikkei hit its 18 months closing high. The Nikkei climbed 1.6 per cent due to relief over sovereign-debt problems in Greece. Both Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index and China's Shanghai Composite added 1.3 per cent.
Banking shares continued to push the US market higher overnight, despite resources and industrial sectors were hurt by worries that China may tighten its policy to cool the overheating economy after the country's latest inflation data. Consumer price index for February in China rose a faster-than-expected 2.7% in February from a year earlier. Thursday Asian markets closed mixed. Several major markets dropped after Chinese economic data. Japan's Nikkei index was up 1 per cent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index inched up 0.1%. Taiwan's Taiex lost 0.4 per cent and South Korea's Kospi shed 0.3 per cent. China's Shanghai Composited gave up most of its early gains and closed with a 0.1 per cent gain.
Today Asian stocks are set to rise after Wall Street rallied Friday, boosted by US upbeat jobs data. Asian markets broadly gained on Friday. Tokyo stocks advanced 2.2 per cent on expectations that the Japanese central bank may ease its monetary policy further. Shanghai and Hong Kong markets also powered higher on hope of China's moderately loose policies and an 8 per cent economic growth target this year. Shanghai Composite was up 0.25 per cent, and Hang Seng Index gained 1 per cent. South Korea's Kospi climbed 1 per cent.