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Red Herring Reveals the Award Winners of the 'Red Herring 100 Asia'.

Award Recognizes the 100 Private Asian Firms Driving the Future of Technology

HONG KONG Hong Kong (hŏng kŏng), Mandarin Xianggang, special administrative region of China, formerly a British crown colony (2005 est. pop. 6,899,000), land area 422 sq mi (1,092 sq km), adjacent to Guangdong prov. , Aug. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Red Herring Red Herring

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 today announced Red Herring 100, a selection of the 100 private companies in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere.  that play a leading role in innovation and technology. To view the Red Herring 100 list, please visit . To honor As a verb, to accept a bill of exchange, or to pay a note, check, or accepted bill, at maturity. To pay or to accept and pay, or, where a credit so engages, to purchase or discount a draft complying with the terms of the draft.  the Red Herring Top 100 Asian companies, Red Herring has invited each CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  to present his or her company at the Red Herring Asia 2006 conference, a forum for technology's most exciting companies to share their insights on the future of innovation and the entrepreneurial en·tre·pre·neur  
A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture.

[French, from Old French, from entreprendre, to undertake; see enterprise.
 journey. Scheduled from August 28 - 30 at the Fours Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, this intimate, three-day conference will give hands-on insights about the up and coming companies.

''Red Herring's lists of private companies are an important part of the magazine's tradition of identifying new and innovative technology companies and entrepreneurs. Companies like Google (Google, Mountain View, CA, The largest search engine on the Web, founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two Stanford University students. In 1996, they developed their "BackRub" search engine, named after its unique page ranking method (explained below).  and eBay (eBay, Inc., San Jose, CA, The major auction service on the Web. eBay popularized the concept of buying and selling online, and both individuals and commercial enterprises list items for sale.  were spotted in their early days by Red Herring editors as those that would change the way we live and work,'' said Red Herring editor-in-chief Joel Dreyfuss "Dreyfuss," "Dreyfuss" and "Dreyfuss," (as well as other variations on the name) is a surname believed to have originated in the German city of Trier. The Latin name for the city was "Treveris," which developed into its current pronunciation through sound shifts of /t/>/d/ and /f/> ."

The prestigious award, now in its second year and open only to private technology companies headquartered in Asia Pacific, is given to the top 100 Asian tech companies on the basis of technology innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition and financial health. Red Herring's editorial staff rigorously evaluated more than 1,000 private companies through a careful analysis of financial data and subjective criteria criteria (krītēr´ē),
, including quality of management, execution of strategy, and dedication to research and development.

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Red Herring is a sophisticated insider's guide to the business of technology, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy from the Internet Internet

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 and digital entertainment. Red Herring reports on how innovation and entrepreneurship en·tre·pre·neur  
A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture.

[French, from Old French, from entreprendre, to undertake; see enterprise.
 are transforming business and how the business of technology is transforming the world, providing readers with a deep understanding of venture capital and capital markets. Recognized as an essential resource in today's fast-changing business world, Red Herring gets the right answers before anyone else even thinks to ask the questions. More information on Red Herring is available on the Internet at .
  The ''Red Herring 100 Asia'' are (in alphabetical order):

  Company                 Country        Industry

  247 customer            India          Outsourcing
  24X7 Learning           India          Software
  9 You                   China          Internet and Services
  51show                  China          Internet and services
  Abkey                   Singapore      Computing
  ACL Wireless            India          Communications
  Actela                  Korea          Security
  Advanced Radio
   Engineering            India          Communications
  Aigo                    China          Computing
  Allyes                  China          Internet and services
  Antig                   Taiwan         Energy
  Avesthagen              India          Biosciences
  Baihe Online
   Technology             China          Internet and services               China          Internet and services
  BuzzCity                Singapore      Internet and services
  CGEN media              China          Entertainment and media
  China Broadband
   Communications         China          Communications
  Chipnuts                China          Semiconductor
  Clipcomm                Korea          Communications
  colorme-happyChina      China          Internet and services
  Comsenz                 China          Internet and services
  Converge Labs           India          Communications
  Coruscant Tec           India          Internet and services
  CSDN                    China          Internet and services
  Daumsoft                Korea          Internet and services
  Dideonet                Korea          Communications
  Dratek                  China          Internet and services
  Drishtee Dot Com        India
  EC Navi                 Japan          Internet and services
  eDuShi                  China          Internet and services
  Euglena                 Japan
  Ensoltek                Korea          Biosciences
  Esqube                  India          Communications
  Evalueserve             India          Outsourcing
  Ewarna                  Malaysia       Internet and services
  Exist Software
   Engineering            Philippines    Business software
  Gammastar               China          Biosciences
  GetData                 Australia      Security
  Gmedia                  China          Communications
  GNI Ltd.                Japan          Biosciences
  Gopets                  Korea          Entertainment and media
  Gpans                   Korea          Security
  Hansuntech              China          Internet and services
  HiChina                 China          Internet and services
  icon lab                Korea          Communications
  Imagis                  Korea          Semiconductor          India          Internet and services
  Innoviti Embedded       India          Communications
  Innoxius                Singapore      Communications
  Jiangxi Solar Hi-
   Tech                   China          Solar
  Madhouse                China          Internet and services
  MakeMyTrip              India          Internet and services
  MassMedia Studios       Australia      Internet and services
  Mauj Telecom            India          Communications
  Mcubeworks              Korea          Communications
  MetricStream            India          Business software
  Miartech                China          Semiconductor
  Mobile2Win              India          Internet and services
  Morpho Inc              Japan          Software
  Netinfinium             Malaysia              India          Internet and services
  Naviblog                Japan          Internet and services
  Nayio Media             Korea          Internet and services
  NeoAccel                India          Communications
  Netpia                  Korea          Internet and services
  n-Logue                 India          Internet and services
  Noah Education          China          Computing
  Novatium Solutions      India          Computing
  Oak Pacific
  Interactive             China          Internet and services
  ocimum biosolutions     India          Biosciences
  Payease                 China          Internet and services
  pentamicro              Korea          Semiconductor
  people interactive      India          Internet and services
  Photop Technologies     China
  Phi Microtech           Japan          Semiconductors
  PI R&D                  Japan          Electronics
  Posdaq                  Korea          Internet and services
  Rockmobile              China          Communications/wireless
  Shangai Hintsoft        China          Internet and services
  SiBiono                 China          Biosciences
  SIMmersion Holdings     Australia      Software
  Singular ID             Singapore      Nanotech
  SoftJin                 India          Semiconductors
  Taiwan Liposome
   Company                Taiwan         Biosciences
  tenCube Pte. Ltd.       Singapore      Handsets
  TERUTEN                 Korea          Security
  Tomato LSI              Korea          Semiconductors
  Toodou                  China          Internet and services
  Toonz Animation         India          Entertainment and Media
  Ubicod                  Korea          Media and entertainment
  Laboratories            Singapore      Biosciences
  Waawoo                  Korea          Computing
  Wealink                 China          Internet and services
  winitech                Korea          Business software
  Worksoft Creative
   Software               China          Services
  WSO2                    Sri Lanka      Business software
  xplus                   China          Internet and services
  YourAmigo               Australia      Internet and services
  zhongsou                China          Internet and services
  Zio Interactive         Korea          Entertainment and media

  For more information, please contact:

   Amber Li
   Tel:   +86-10-8591-1166 x805

CONTACT: Amber Li of Red Herring, +86-10-8591-1166 x805, or

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