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New Integrated Office Helps Avery Dennison China Collaborate for Local Clients

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Spectacular space encourages cross-division innovation as “One Avery Dennison” inspires brands and makes the world more intelligent

SHANGHAI, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Avery Dennison, a global leader in labeling and packaging solutions, has brought its four key China business divisions under one roof for the first time to promote collaboration and innovation in support of its partners in China.

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Celebrating its new office in Shanghai today, Avery Dennison emphasized its revitalized “One Avery Dennison” brand approach. Its four China business divisions – Roll Materials, Retail Information Services, Graphics & Reflective Products, and Specialty Tape – share the integrated office space to foster inter-unit collaboration and present a unified image to customers, suppliers, distributors and other partners.

“After 15 years in China, Avery Dennison remains committed to investing in our people and facilities here,” said Anne Hill, Avery Dennison senior vice president of Human Resources. “This new office complements our training and development programs by creating a collaborative environment in which our people can use all of their skills to deliver the very best products and services to our partners in this dynamic market.”

The new office also showcases Avery Dennison’s vision of “making brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent”. Different areas are linked through a cohesive design concept which uses bold graphics, bright colors and the recurring image of the world globe on walls, doors and windows.

Diane B. Dixon, Avery Dennison senior vice president, Communications and Corporate Affairs, said: “The design of the Shanghai office superbly communicates the brand essence of Avery Dennison, with a visual impact that highlights our heritage in China and our core values: integrity, service, teamwork, innovation, excellence and community. The office is a fitting milestone for our 75th anniversary year and exemplifies the ‘One Avery Dennison’ concept that will take us to even greater strength in years to come.”

The inspirational interior design of the new Avery Dennison office has been created using Avery Dennison graphics materials, including vinyl wall film, frosted glass film, and reflective films and the latest printing technologies for these materials. These films allowed the office designers to use advanced design concepts to create impactful interiors for Avery Dennison. These materials can also be seen in many customers’ locations around Shanghai, in high-profile retail environments and at Shanghai World Expo, where Avery Dennison materials are used for the street signs within the World Expo Park and to create many other interior and exterior architectural features.

“With outstanding color clarity and faultless application, the Avery Dennison films deliver a high-quality finish every time. At our new Shanghai office, our solutions have helped to create a stimulating and supportive environment that is inspiring staff and clients alike,” said Fred Pereira, vice president & general manager of Global Fleet & Architecture, Avery Dennison Graphics & Reflective Products Division (GRPD).

Celebrating the office opening with staff in Shanghai today, Mr. Pereira, Ms. Hill and Ms. Dixon were joined by more than 130 local employees and divisional leaders from around the region.

New About Avery Dennison:

Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) helps make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. For 75 years the company has been a global leader in pressure-sensitive technology and materials, retail branding and information solutions, and organization and identification products for offices and consumers. A FORTUNE 500 company with sales of US$6 billion in 2009, Avery Dennison is based in Pasadena, California and has employees in over 60 countries. A division of Avery Dennison, Avery Dennison Graphics and Reflective Products provides imaging materials and service solutions for fleet, architecture, transportation, traffic and safety markets. For more information, visit or site

Media Relations:

Avery Dennison
Ms. Jenny Yang
Tel: +86-21-3395-1902

SOURCE Avery Dennison

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October 20, 2010 at 4:47 pm

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TIEE 2010: Boundless Opportunities in Every Avenue of Learning

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BANGKOK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Thailand’s policy on the liberalization of education in the 1990s has encouraged rapid development and expansion in the number of international education institutions in the Kingdom. Today, there are more than 400 international schools and higher education institutions in Bangkok and other major cities across the country, in addition to the English-based study programs currently available in the majority of state and private schools and colleges throughout the country.

The choice of study courses is thus almost limitless, making it simple for students and concerned parents to select the desired course. Also, the comfortable standard of living and modern amenities available have attracted more and more students from overseas to study in this country, as the cost of study here is much lower than in most other parts of the world.

The Thailand International Education Expo 2010 (TIEE 2010) taking place at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok from November 19-21, 2010 will be the country’s biggest and most comprehensive event on international education in Thailand. Organized by the Department of Export Promotion (DEP), Ministry of Commerce under the theme, “ASEAN’s Hub of Learning, The Heart of Global Network,” the event will feature more than 200 exhibition booths offering the widest possible choice of education from primary to university level. This includes a selection of some 900 study programs, vocational courses and popular short courses such as Thai boxing, Thai cooking, traditional massage, and even aviation training. Specific language courses such as Mandarin, Japanese, French, German and Spanish are also highlighted, along with the many education-related spheres including computer software, educational toys and materials.

Last year’s event attracted more than 9,000 local and foreign visitors. The upcoming three-day educational funfest is almost certain to draw more than 10,000 people, especially the target group of students, parents and academic representatives.

TIEE 2010 also presents great opportunities for scholarships and student loans, guidance and counselling as well as full information on insurance coverage, boarding and lodging. In addition, there will be workshops, seminars and discussions relating to education. With plentiful games and contests, prizes, gifts and souvenirs galore, TIEE 2010 promises to be an educational experience unlike any other in all of Southeast Asia.

For more information, please contact:

Office of Export Promotion Activities
Department of Export Promotion
Tel: +66-2507-8387

SOURCE Department of Export Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government

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October 20, 2010 at 4:46 pm

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Singapore Gets Another First With Great Wall TV Package on KyLinTV

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2010-10-18 22:34 


SINGAPORE, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Come Monday, October 18th, Chinese-speaking residents in Singapore would wake up to the choice of another new 31 Chinese channels package from KyLinTV — a new IPTV service provider making its entrance into the Singapore market following a proven success in North America and Europe.

Singapore also marks KyLinTV’s debut as the first country in Asia to tune in to this Chinese channels package — Great Wall TV package. It consists of 18 channels which includes the line-up of CCTV-4, CCTV-News, CCTV-Opera, China Movie, Beijing TV, Dragon TV, Hunan TV, JiangSu TV and ZTV (ZheJiang TV), just to name a few. Great Wall TV package is the flagship product of China International Television Corporation’s (CITVC) in its effort to reach out to Chinese overseas in its highest form of Chinese language programming standard; illustrated below includes:

  • CCTV-4, a news channel featuring up-to-minute news and current affairs programmes from China and around the world;
  • Chinese Movie Channel, a 24/7 movie channel offering the best selection of films from China’s prolific movie industry, ranging from the elegant classics to the most avant-garde entries of the new generation;
  • CCTV-Opera, with a non-stop panoply of Beijing and other first class operas to satisfy the tastes of Chinese opera buffs; and;
  • CCTV-Entertainment, a variety channel allowing Singaporean subscribers to keep up with the latest developments in Chinese culture with its wide line-up of superb variety shows.

Other than Great Wall TV Package, Singapore’s Chinese residents can also look forward to more channels on KyLinTV’s offering which includes 24-hour Chinese soap opera on KunLun TV and YangTze Drama; edutainment & kids programme on KyLin Kids and Chinese Culture. Not forgetting, the business news & current affairs programme on Trading Day and last but not least, lifestyle programme on KyLinTV Leisure. Also, joining the KyLinTV Basic’s 14-channels package are the widely well-received channels by North American viewers are US TV Business, US TV News, KyLinTV Variety, MASTV and Oriental Education.

KyLinTV customers can enjoy a simple plug-and-play setup with any broadband network connection, set-top box (STB) and TV. Unlike the STB from current payTV service operators in Singapore, KyLinTV customers can watch their favourite programmes anywhere with a simple broadband connection even when they are holidaying overseas. Another not to be missed feature is their 48hr Playback STB feature which record all programmes for all channels allowing customer the convenience of playing back past programmes without the hassle of advance recording or the frustration of missed recorded favourite programmes.

CITVC Vice President Wei Ping spoke enthusiastically of the cooperation, saying, “As the most important Chinese TV channel platform outside of China, the Great Wall TV package is a window connecting the latest members of the Chinese diaspora with their home countries. The latest partnership between CITVC and KyLinTV will provide them access to the best in Chinese television programming, enabling viewers to keep a close eye on what is going on in their hometown, meanwhile, the release of Great Wall TV on KyLinTV Singapore will provide all Chinese residents here who are interested in China with a better way to study the Chinese language and discover Chinese culture.”

KyLinTV president Duan Jianbing shared, “Singapore has both high ethnic Chinese population and good broadband infrastructure provides KyLinTV a good platform. As a new payTV provider in town to reach out our target audience fast, through the use of IPTV technology and strong Chinese contents, I believe KyLinTV’s many advantages, including its advanced technology, the professional team, the excellent customer service and mature marketing strategy, all combine to ensure that this same high quality of service will be delivered to its new Singapore subscribers just like how we delighted the North American and European, while providing a bridge linking the members of the Chinese diaspora to their hometowns. That’s not all, KyLinTV would continue to bring in new innovations and work with more channel partners to offer more contents relevant for the multi-racial society like Singapore.”

According to Billy Tianbo Huang, General Manger of KyLinTV Asia Pacific, Singapore will be the regional hub and KyLinTV will expand into other countries with huge Chinese populations like Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, Australia and Japan. “Wherever there are Chinese and the Internet, KyLinTV will be there, ” said Huang.

About China International Television Corporation

China International Television Corporation (CITVC), the largest and most profitable media company in China, is the global marketing agent for programme copyrights owned by CCTV.  As the exclusive overseas copyright agent for the Chinese TV Program Export Association, CITVC is the sole company approved by Chinese authorities to deal with mainland Chinese distribution of foreign satellite programs. It is an authorized agent engaged in the importation of foreign TV programmes to China. Its business covers programme production and distribution, audio and video publishing, advertisement, pay TV, market research, technical development, investment, and tourism services, among others. CITVC forms a complete chain with the most influential advertising company in the Chinese mainland.

For more information about CITVC, please visit .

About KyLinTV

KyLinTV, the first IPTV service dedicated to the Chinese community living in North America, offers over 60 Chinese-language broadcasts, 20 English channels, as well as 30,000+ hours of video on demand programming.

The service was launched under the stewardship of two key investors, Charles B. Wang, founder of Computer Associates, and Charles Dolan, founder of Cablevision and Home Box Office.  Production is made possible through technology partnerships with NeuLion, Inc. of Plainview, New York, and Transvideo of Beijing, China.

With her IPTV license awarded by Singapore government in September 2009, Singapore becomes the newest and first country in Southeast Asia to tune to KyLinTV service outside North and South America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand  and Japan.

For more information on KyLinTV’s subscription offerings, please visit or call our 24-hour Customer Service Hotline at 6602-7692.


Mr. Billy Huang
KyLinTV Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Tel:   +1-516-622-8423

Ms. Vicky Li
China International Television Corporation (CITVC)
Tel:   +86-10-5186-2843


SOURCE KyLinTV Asia Pacific Pte Ltd


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October 20, 2010 at 2:14 pm

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Sharpening Sales Strategies for Bottomline Profit: Global Sales Expert Bruce Wedderburn Comes to Singapore

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2010-10-18 11:48 


SINGAPORE, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Bruce Wedderburn, a global expert in sales, and Huthwaite’s Vice President of International Operations, will be in Singapore for a series of presentations that will guide corporations to improved pipelines, more accurate forecasting and maximised profit from sales.

In leaner times, bottom lines were protected by cutbacks; but growth in late 2009 and 2010 bolstered revenues. Wedderburn says, “The big question being asked by companies as they budget for 2011 is how to maintain that revenue growth and do it in a way that drives significant increases in profitability per client, per deal, per region, per sales person.”

He says that sticking with GFC legacy strategies – cost-minimising then reliance on top line growth – will hold back organisations from capitalising on the current marketplace.

In his addresses to CEO’s, CFO’s and sales leaders, Wedderburn will reveal how to build on top-line revenue improvements of 2010 to advance bottom line results in 2011. He will also explain why commonly employed “best practice” metrics for predicting sales results are in fact unconsciously increasing sales costs and hindering margin growth. He will highlight some of the common and rarely detected sales practices that are silently eating away at every company’s bottom line.

As well as predictive metrics falling under Wedderburn’s analysis, he will also debunk the belief that having a large number of opportunities in the early stages of a sales pipeline is advantageous. He will outline strategies for addressing bottlenecks to accelerate sales and discuss strategies that have been proven to increase the probability of closing a deal.

Breakfast Seminar in Singapore:
Date:  Tuesday, 26 October 2010
Time:  7:00am – 9:00am
Venue: Raffles City Convention Centre, 80 Bras Basah Road

About Huthwaite

Huthwaite is the world’s leading sales performance improvement organization. Founded on scientifically validated behavioral research, our methodologies which include the internationally renowned SPIN® Selling, guarantee sales success. Huthwaite assesses your organization’s needs and develops customized sales performance improvement and coaching programs that drive real business results. For additional information on Huthwaite, please visit

Press Contacts:

Rosana Doble
Huthwaite Asia Pacific
Tel: +65-6733-5620

Donna Garcia/Rasyida Samsudin
Rice Communications
Tel.: +65-6221-8729
Mobile: +65-9734-8808


SOURCE Huthwaite


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October 20, 2010 at 10:08 am

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