China launched its first official organ donation registration website on Wednesday, according to the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC).
BGI Tech, a unit of the world’s biggest DNA-sequencing group, plans to seek about $400 million from an initial public offering in Hong Kong, said two people with knowledge of the matter.
Vietnam media: Navy confirms flight MH370 crashed into the sea
- UPDATE [12: 01]: Altogether, 239 passengers & crew, from 14 different nationalities, including two infants. Passengers were from:
- 1. China - 152 plus 1 infant
- 2. Malaysia - 38
- 3. Indonesia - 12
- 4. Australia - 7
- 5. France - 3
- 6. United States of America - 3 pax plus 1 infant
- 7. New Zealand - 2
- 8. Ukraine - 2
- 9. Canada - 2
- 10. Russia - 1
- 11. Italy - 1
- 12. Taiwan - 1
- 13. Netherlands - 1
- 14. Austria - 1
In a report by the Chinese News Service, Jiao Yong, Vice Minister of Water Resources, said, “China has more than 400 cities short of water, some 110 of which are facing serious scarcity.” A study by the China’s Ministry of Water Resources found that approximately 55% of China’s 50,000 rivers that existed in the 1990s have … disappeared.
In terms of market size, estimates are that by 2015, China’s generic market will be close to $82 billion.
Actavis’ CEO Paul Bisaro stated “If we’re going to allocate capital, we’re going to do so where we can get the most amount of return for the least amount of risk. And China is just too risky.”
Google has sold struggling US mobile phone company Motorola Mobility to Chinese computer maker Lenovo for $2.91bn (£1.8bn), in a surprise move. Google had paid $12.5bn for the company less than two years ago.
…the acquisition gives Lenovo an entry into the North American and Latin American markets, as well as a toehold in Western Europe.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show has been bought by Sohu, an online broadcaster which is the Chinese equivalent of the American online giants Netflix and Hulu.
CareFusion (NYSE:CFN), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the completion of its acquisition of the Vital Signs division from GE Healthcare in the U.S., China and certain other geographies.
Apple has announced a deal to sell the iPhone through China Mobile (CHL), the world’s largest mobile phone company. The deal will open Apple up to China Mobile’s 760 million subscribers - twice the U.S. population. Apple has sold about 23 million iPhones in China in the last year, through two other carriers.