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2015-03-29 04:23:02

NETANYA, Israel, March 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd.

2015-03-27 23:05:05

The goal of the Jordan Rubin's new Transform Your Temple program is to provide key building blocks to help re-build your temple (your body) from the inside out in just one year's time.

2015-03-27 23:04:18

Soto empowers readers to make impactful changes for the best life imaginable Seminole, FL (PRWEB) March 27, 2015 Within the pages of his new book,

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2015-03-27 12:59:14

In 2013, workers in Turkey looking to demolish low-income housing near a Byzantine-era hilltop castle stumbled upon something extraordinary: an expansive underground city that may have housed 20,000 people or more.

2015-03-27 12:29:26

SHANGHAI, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lufax, China's largest and most innovative online platform for financial asset exchange, announced today that its Chairman and CEO, Gregory Gibb, addressed

2015-03-27 12:26:32

SHANGHAI, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CHINA AID, the 10(th) China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare, second to none in China's senior service

2015-03-27 08:23:00

MIAMI, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced non-GAAP net income of $159 million, or $0.20 diluted EPS, for the first quarter

2015-03-26 23:19:23

transcosmos Established the New Center due to Business Expansion and Will Exert Efforts in Enhancing Domestic Call Center Services in Thailand Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB)

2015-03-26 23:10:02

Ultimate Vocabulary™ shares the inspiring speech of North Korean Yeonmi Park and her story about the living conditions in North Korea.

2015-03-26 23:06:53

A new March special is being offered by Bellevue plastic surgeon, Dr.


Latest Asia Reference Libraries

Tibetan Pony
2014-05-27 11:13:01

The Tibetan Pony is a breed of pony native to Tibet, once believed to be bred from ancient Mongolian stock and other Chinese breeds. Horses have been kept by wealthy locals and farmers in Tibet, as well as by the Dalai Lama and other religious figures. Some Tibetan ponies were gifts to Chinese Emperors during the Ming and Tang dynasties. They were also traded for tea from the southern Sichuan province into the late 1950s. The route traveled for this trade activity was a route between Lhasa...

Manipuri Pony
2014-04-22 15:35:05

The Manipuri Pony is a breed of pony from India. The exact origin is disputed among experts, but they all agree it is an ancient breed. Some sources say the pony was an ancestor of the Tibetan Pony that was brought into India more than 1,000 years ago. Other sources says it was a cross between the Mongolian Wild Horse and Arabian. The pony was first mentioned in written chronicles of 1584 and were later being used by the calvary of the 1600 and 1700s. During the late 1800s and early 1900s,...

2014-04-18 10:27:02

The Sulu Bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba menagei) is a species of bird within the pigeon and dove family Columbidae. It is native to the island of Tawi-Tawi and its surrounding islets within the Philippines’ Sulu Archipelago. This species is known from two specimens that were collected in 1891, and has not been recorded with certainty since then. It resides in primary and secondary forests that have a closed canopy. It is of medium size with a short tail. Bright metallic green colored feathers...

Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon, Nomascus leucogenys
2014-04-17 15:32:09

The Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) is a species of gibbon that is native to South East Asia. It is closely related to the Southern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus siki) with which it was formerly thought to be conspecific. The females of the two species are virtually impossible to tell apart in their appearance. The genome of this species was sequenced and published in the year 2011. A considerable population of 455 critically endangered Northern White-Cheeked...

Nycticebus kayan
2014-04-16 11:34:17

Nycticebus kayan is a species of slow loris and a primate that can be found in northern and central areas of Borneo. Its range extends into East Kalimantan and Malaysia. This species prefers to reside in highland areas and it was named after a river that extends through its range known as the Kayan River. It was once classified with the Bornean slow loris, but studies conducted in 2013, focusing on physical differences, showed that it should be classified as a distinct species. Nycticebus...

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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.