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comScore Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of August 28, 2016

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- comScore today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of August 28, 2016, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services. 1. Jason Bourne- Universal- $62.0 M 2. Suicide Squad- Warner Bros.- $31.7 M 4.

Source: PR Newswire

Enping Advanced Microphone Manufacturing Hub Gives Competitive Edge to Audio Equipment Industry in Pearl River Delta

ENPING, China, Aug. 28, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- T he Enping Administration for Industry and Commerce is set to launch the Enping Advanced Microphone Manufacturing Hub, uniting over 400 audio equipment manufacturers in the region to promote its vast range of high-quality products through the Enping Microphone brand.. Situated in southern China, at the heart of the...

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Profit at China's Sinopec slumps 21.6 percent in first half

BEIJING, Aug 28- China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, or Sinopec Corp, said on Sunday its net profit fell 21.6 percent in the first half of 2016, hurt by a steep decline in international oil prices. The state-controlled energy firm, Asia's largest refiner, said in a separate statement that Dai Houliang had replaced Li Chunguang as company president and...

Source: Reuters

Sinopec Achieves Operating Profit RMB35.1 Billion in 1H2016

BEIJING, Aug. 28, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- China Petroleum& Chemical Corporation today announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2016. Basic earnings per share were RMB 0.165. In accordance with China Accounting Standards for Business Enterprises, the Company's operating profit was RMB 34.3 billion, representing a decrease of 12.9% over the same...

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Kenon Provides Updates on IC Power's Cerro del Aguila and Samay I plants

SINGAPORE, Aug. 28, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- Kenon Holdings Ltd. is providing the following updates with respect to its subsidiary I.C. Power Pte. Ltd.' s Cerro del Aguila and Samay I plants. On August 25, 2016, the third generating unit of CDA, a 510 MW run-of-the-river hydroelectric plant in Peru, reached commercial operation. With the completion of this unit, CDA is now...

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Obama to visit the 'battery of Asia' as communist Laos opens up

The capital of Laos, a secretive, landlocked country, will spring to life next week when global leaders arrive for a key Asian summit.

Source: Reuters

UPDATE 2-Japan pledges $30 billion for Africa over next three years

Resource-poor Japan has long been interested in tapping Africa's vast natural resources, even more so since dependence on oil and natural gas imports jumped after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster shut almost all of Japan's nuclear reactors. This is an investment that has faith in Africa's future, an investment for Japan and Africa to grow together, "he told...

Source: Reuters

UPDATE 1-Japan's Abe pledges $30 billion for Africa over next three years

NAIROBI, Aug 27- Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told African leaders on Saturday that his country will commit $30 billion in public and private support for infrastructure development on the continent. Resource-poor Japan has long been interested in tapping Africa's vast natural resources, even more so since dependence on oil and natural gas imports...

Source: Reuters

UPDATE 1-China Fortune 500 index revenues fall for first time - Xinhua

BEIJING, Aug 27- Revenues at China's Fortune 500 companies fell in 2016 for the first time in the history of the index, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday. "The continued increase in the number of loss-making companies in China's Fortune 500 reflects the grim structural adjustments and challenges facing China's largest companies," Wang Zhongyu,...

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China Fortune 500 index revenues fall for first time - Xinhua

BEIJING, Aug 27- Revenues at China's Fortune 500 companies fell in 2016 for the first time in the history of the index, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday. Total revenues for China's Fortune 500 companies in 2016 amounted to 59.46 trillion yuan, the equivalent of 87.87 percent of China's 2015 GDP, Xinhua said. China's State Grid topped the list for the...

Source: Reuters