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North Highland Opens First Asia Office in Shanghai

ATLANTA, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Global management and technology consulting firm North Highland announced today the opening of its first Asia office in Shanghai, China , as part of its ongoing expansion strategy both in the United States and abroad. The new office will sup...

Macau.com Partners With Asia Adult Expo As Official Travel Company

Macau.com has been appointed as the official travel agency for Asia Adult Expo (AAE) for the second consecutive year. Macau (PRWEB) June 28, 2009 -- Macau.com, the leading online destination marketing and travel company in Macau, has been appointed as the official trave...

GfK Asia Expands into Korea Optics Industry Partnership Network

SINGAPORE, June 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- 11th of June 2009, marks yet another important new beginning for GfK Asia as well as the Optical industry in Korea. Recognizing the importance to have a neutral party measuring the trends and performance of the optical market in Korea, the Korean Optomet...

Connectyx Technologies Signs Distributor to Serve the Vast South East Asia Market with its MedFlash Electronic Personal Health Record

PALM CITY, Fla., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Connectyx (Pink Sheets: CTYX) - Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an agreement with Sabrielle GPS High Tech to distribute its MedFlash(TM) electronic personal health record to the ...

The International Medical Travel Association (IMTA) and Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) sign MOU to Promote Healthcare Travel

Focus on promoting medical, health and wellness travel in Asia. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) June 17, 2009 -- The IMTA and PATA recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote healthcare travel in the Pacific Asia region. Working together, the two organizat...

Launch of Asia Research News 2009

Asia Research News 2009, the first magazine to focus on current on-going research in Asia has been launched by ResearchSEA. (PRWeb UK) June 4, 2009 -- Asia Research News 2009 , the first magazine to focus on current on-going research in Asia has been launched by Resea...

IT Budgets of Healthcare Organizations in Asia Pacific Region Expected to Grow, Regardless of the Economic Slowdown, says Frost & Sullivan

SINGAPORE, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- While the economic slump has driven several companies to resort to strategic budget and cost-cutting initiatives, healthcare organizations are increasing their spending on healthcare information technology (IT) solutions and services to enhance healthcare delivery...

Frost & Sullivan: SMBG Within Asia Pacific

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia , May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- 2009 poses a challenging year for the global economy. Likewise for the SMBG within APAC, whereby several developing nations were experiencing challenges on devaluating currencies, which subsequently decreased the returns of the key SMBG players. O...

Outstanding Healthcare Companies in Asia Pacific Honored

SINGAPORE, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan presented 20 awards to the best companies in Asia Pacific's Healthcare sector at the 2009 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Excellence in Healthcare Awards held today at the InterContinental hotel in Singapore. (Logo: http://www.n...

GfK Asia Releases First Ever Malaysian Contact Lens Industry Retail Measurement

SINGAPORE, April 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- GfK Asia is pleased to release its first ever Malaysia contact lens retail measurement for the optical industry today in line with the 14th MAPO (Malaysian Association of Practicing Opticians) Fair 2009. According to our recent survey in Malaysia, 25% ...

Singapore First in Southeast Asia to Use Novel Treatment for Sports and Musculoskeletal Injuries

Originally employed in dentistry, this method of accelerated tissue healing is showing its worth in soft-tissue repair, says one Singapore doctor. Singapore (PRWEB) April 14, 2009 -- It was first used by dental surgeons about 15 years ago to enhance wound healing of bon...

Hospital Build Asia Exhibition and Congress 2009 Sets the Stage for the Future of Healthcare

SINGAPORE, April 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hospital Build Asia Exhibition and Congress 2009 starts today at Suntec International Conference and Exhibition Centre, Singapore, from April 1-3 2009. Dedicated to the business of managing hospitals in Asia, Hospital Build Asia is opened by John Hassett...

Experts from Africa and Asia to Discuss Maternal Health in Live Online Chat

Partnership between UN Millennium Campaign and Women's eNews will raise awareness of the number one killer of young women in developing countries, despite promises by world leaders to take urgent action to end this crisis NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The number one killer of young women...

Hospital Build Asia Exhibition and Congress 2009: Region's Most Comprehensive Healthcare Infrastructure Planning and Development Event to Debut in Singapore

HONG KONG, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- For the first time in Asia, the healthcare and hospital build industry will have a unique platform to gain leading-edge business insight and first-hand access to innovative technology from Hospital Build Asia Exhibition and Congress 2009. Dedicate...

Public Cancer Center Becomes First in South-East Asia to Introduce RapidArc Radiotherapy Treatments From Varian Medical Systems

HONG KONG, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Doctors in Hong Kong have carried out the first treatments in south-east Asia using a new, faster form of radiotherapy that extends more advanced care to more patients. A 74-year- old patient with localized prostate cancer became the region's first...

WuXi PharmaTech Honored on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2008 List for the Fifth Consecutive Year

SHANGHAI, China, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX ), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, is proud to announce that it was selected for the Deloitte Technol...

BioMarin and La Jolla Pharmaceutical Sign Worldwide (Excluding Asia Pacific) Development and Commercialization Agreement for Riquent

NOVATO, Calif. and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN ) and La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (Nasdaq: LJPC ) announced today that they have entered into an agreement to develop and commercialize Riquent(R), La Jolla's investigational drug ...

Singapore is First in Asia to Use Limb-lengthening Technology for Those Wanting to be Taller

Singapore was the first in Asia to carry out the high-tech cosmetic leg lengthening procedure in 2001. Fitbone surgery is presently available in only selected medical centers in Europe and Asia and costs around US $42,000 per telescope nail in Singapore. Singapore (PRWE...

Aon Appoints Environmental Veteran to Oversee Risk Management Services for Clients in Far East, Asia and Australia

SINGAPORE and CHICAGO, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC ), the world's leading provider of global risk management and consulting services, today announced Jim Finnamore will join the firm in January as regional director of Aon Environmental Services Group, Asia-Pacifi...

Best Practices in Asia Pacific Healthcare and ICT Sectors Recognised

SINGAPORE, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards banquet brought leaders from Healthcare and Information & Communications Technologies (ICT) industries together at a first-ever gathering of its kind to celebrate the best practices developed by the companie...

China Healthcare Acquisition Corp Agrees to Terminate Agreement to Acquire Europe Asia Huadu Environment Holding Pte, Ltd.

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Healthcare Acquisition Corp (Amex: CHM , CHMU, CHMW) ("CHM") announced today that China Healthcare Acquisition Corp ("CHM") and Teambest International, Ltd. and Madame Wang Lahua (collectively, "Seller") have mutually agreed, effective...

Singapore Medicine - First in South East Asia to Offer Robotic Surgery for Gynaecologic Cancers

Singapore's National University Hospital became the first in Asia to offer the first robotic assisted surgery to gynaecologic cancer patient in August 2008. Singapore (PRWEB) November 5, 2008 -- Women who need to undergo surgery for gynaecological cancers now have an op...

Intercim Announces Australia-Based Memko to Resell its Pertinence Suite Powered by Velocity in Asia Pacific

ST. PAUL, Minnesota, October 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Intercim LLC, a global leader in manufacturing and production operations management software solutions for advanced and highly regulated industries, announced today that Memko, an Australian-based organization providing services and products to t...

Advanced Life Sciences and Wyeth Sign Commercialization Agreement for Cethromycin in Asia Pacific Region

CHICAGO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADLS ) and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), have signed a development and commercialization agreement for cethromycin in the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan. Cethromycin is a ...

China Healthcare Acquisition Corp Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Europe Asia Huadu Environment Holding Pte, Ltd.

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Healthcare Acquisition Corp (Amex: CHM , CHMU, CHMW) ("CHM") and Europe Asia Huadu Environment Holding Pte, Ltd. ("EAHE") announced today that CHM and the owner of EAHE signed a definitive acquisition agreement for CHM to acquire EAHE i...

iCRco Conducts First Annual Asia Pacific Distributor Training Program

iCRco has conducted its first Asia Pacific distributor training program, with the attendance of representatives from over 10 countries in this region. (PRWEB) July 23, 2008 -- iCRco has conducted its first Asia Pacific distributor training program, with the attendance ...

Symposium at Angioplasty Summit TCT Asia Pacific 2008 Features OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM)

HONG KONG, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich's Genous Bio-engineered R stent will be featured at a sponsored symposium during Angioplasty Summit TCT 2008 Asia Pacific. The symposium, which will take place on April 23 at the Convention Center of Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Seoul Hotel in Seo...

Ingen Technologies Brings Oxyview(R) to Asia Through Major Medical Distributor

YUCAIPA, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ingen Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IGTG), a medical device manufacturer, announced today the signed distribution agreement with Progressive International Holding Co. LTD in Hong Kong to distribute Oxyview(R) in Taiwan, People's Repu...

GfK Asia Provides New View on the Optics Industry

GfK Asia Releases Initial Optic Retail Audit Data covering 3 Major Chinese Cities SINGAPORE, Jan. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- GfK Asia released its premier retail audit data on the 2007 Optics industry in China covering the contact lens market in three major cities...

Mindray to Attend 2008 CLSA Asia Investors' Forum

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices in China with a rapidly growing international presence, today announced Mr. Xu Hang, Mindray's chairman and co-chief e...

American Oriental Bioengineering to Present at the ICR XChange Asia Institutional Investor Conference

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Oriental Bioengineering Inc. (NYSE: AOB ), a leading manufacturer and distributor of plant-based pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products, today announced that the company will present at the ICR XChange Asia institutional investor confere...

New Asia Pacific Statistics Reveal an Alarming Incidence of HIV in MSM

APCOM Ready to Play a Key Role as Governments and Civil Society in the Region Ponder Urgent Strategies to Tackle the Crisis NEW DELHI, India, BEIJING and BANGKOK, Thailand, Nov. 29 /Xinhua- PRNewswire/ -- On World AIDS Day 2007, hundreds, perhaps thousands, of men who have sex with m...

China Yingxia to Present at the ICR XChange Asia Institutional Investor Conference

HARBIN, China, Nov. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Yingxia International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CYXI), a leading provider in the nutraceutical industry engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of organic nutritional food products, supplements, and personal care p...

Mylan Announces Appointment of John Montgomery as President, Asia Pacific

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) today announced the appointment of John Montgomery to the position of President, Asia Pacific following the completion of Mylan's acquisition of Merck's Generics Group today. Mr. Montgomery has worked for over 30 years in t...

CFO of Genesis Pharmaceuticals Gives Live Interview on Bloomberg TV Asia

LAIYANG, China, March 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Genesis Pharmaceuticals Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GNPH) ("Genesis" or the "Company"), a U.S. pharmaceutical company with its principal operations in the People's Republic of China, today announced that its CFO, Ms Elsa Sung, g...

Purdue study projects weakened monsoon season in South Asia

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The South Asian summer monsoon - critical to agriculture in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan - could be weakened and delayed due to rising temperatures in the future, according to a recent climate modeling study. A Purdue University research group found that climate ...

GE Healthcare Introduces New Web-Based Diagnostic Viewer with Workflow Integration and Streaming Technology for Hospitals in Asia

New solution enables richer collaboration between radiologists and referring physicians and specialists Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- GE Healthcare announced today in Asia the release of Centricity PACS Web Diagnostic (WebDX), a new Web-ba...

GE Healthcare Extends Leading Web-Based Imaging Solutions to Asia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- GE Healthcare, a leading provider of information technology, today unveiled a suite of Centricity solutions targeted for hospitals and outpatient imaging centers. Building on Centricity's business process and advanced clinical capabilities, ...

U.S. Preventive Medicine(R), ParkwayHealth Sign Affiliation Agreement to Jointly Deliver Preventive Medicine Services in Asia

ParkwayHealth Joins the Global Prevention Network(TM) as Asian Affiliate NEW YORK and SINGAPORE, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Preventive Medicine(R), a leader in disease prevention services, has signed an affiliation agreement with Parkway Group Healthcare Pte Ltd, a leading healthcare group ...

VisionQwest Resource Group, Inc. Opens Nursing and English Review Centers in Asia

NCLEX-RN and English Language Review Centers Opened in Asia by VisionQwest Beverly Hills, CA, USA (PRWEB) January 24, 2009 -- VisionQwest Resource Group, Inc. has begun to expand its review center operations by opening review centers in Makati City, Philippines and in B...
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