Hong Kong, 28 February 2000 — Global View (HK) Co. Ltd., a major manufacturer of electronic dictionaries announced that it has signed an agreement with JobsDB.com, the leading interactive recruitment network in Asia, to provide online recruitment information for its electronic dictionaries. This partnership will create the world's first electronic dictionary that provides online job listings.
From Wednesday, 1 March 2000, JobsDB.com will provide recruitment information at the new "recruitment subsite" available through the "Global View" (GV) series of palm-sized electronic dictionaries equipped with pioneering online access capabilities. GV users can now view the latest weekly job listings available in Hong Kong. The listings are updated every Friday.
Combining the basic features of a dictionary and a personal notebook, the GV electronic dictionaries provide unique online access to GV's homepage by means of a cable accessory. By accessing into http://www.gv.com.hk, GV users can gain exclusive entry to its many special interest subsites, and can also download information onto their palm-sized electronic dictionaries. The new "recruitment subsite" will be the latest addition to GV's interest subsites, which include games and entertainment, travel and leisure, learning and education, as well as road directories and traffic updates. GV's existing models which include CC-301, PC-501 and DC-601 will have online access to the latest job listings provided by JobsDB.com.
Mr CM Fu, Deputy General Manager of Global View (HK) Co Ltd, said, "We are delighted to welcome JobsDB.com as a strong content partner, providing information to our new "recruitment subsite". Leveraging Global View's innovative technology and JobsDB.com's strong database, we are certain that GV's products will continue to establish themselves as an indispensable electronic personal accessories."
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Nelson Poon, Managing Director of JobsDB.com, said, "We are pleased to form this unique partnership with Global View. In fact, this development is in line with our business strategy to expand our distribution channels, which already includes several strategic portal partners and the latest WAP phone. Joining forces with Global View will enable us to continue our exploration and establishment of new distribution channels, providing our users with the most comprehensive, multichannel recruitment services in the region."
Global View (HK) Co. Ltd. is the wholly owned subsidiary of the Global View Co. Ltd. in Taiwan, a leading manufacturer of electronic consumer appliances as well as UNIX related products. The GV series of electronic dictionaries are sold widely in Hong Kong, China and Taiwan.
This press release is issued by:
Global View (HK) Co. Ltd., tel: (852) 2413 8336, website: www.gv.com.hk.