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2012-06-11 23:02:17

FORA.tv will stream the 4th annual Asia Society forum on key diversity and inclusion issues in both the U.S.

2011-05-04 06:00:00

'Great Potential' to Benefit U.S. New study shows rapid rise of Chinese investment in U.S.; warns of political barriers and recommends ways to overcome them WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide: The most comprehensive study to date of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the United States shows its enormous potential to create economic growth and finds sufficient safeguards on national security.

2010-09-28 17:54:11

The number of people suffering from chronic hunger reached a record one billion globally in 2009, with Asia accounting for approximately two-thirds of the world's hungry.

2010-09-17 07:00:00

SHANGHAI, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- With its sustainable urbanization theme "Better City, Better Life," the Shanghai 2010 World Expo has provided a promising glimpse of the green cities of the future. Top U.S.

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2010-07-17 06:15:00

New photos taken from the same spot that British climber George Mallory captured on camera in 1921 show significant ice loss.

2009-06-14 22:50:00

LOS ANGELES, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia Society Southern California will honor Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, and Timothy J. Leiweke, President and CEO of AEG and President of STAPLES Center, on June 30, 2009 at its annual gala dinner in Los Angeles.

2009-04-28 08:00:00

Hosted By Asia Society Northern California and Bay Area Council in San Francisco San Francisco, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asia Society Northern California and the Bay Area Council will host the conference "Scaling Up: From Green Buildings to Green Cities in the U.S.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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