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2014-04-01 20:20:20

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/crvdfg/south_africa_tyre) has announced the addition of the "South Africa Tyre Market Forecast and Opportunities to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/crvdfg/south_africa_tyre ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) According to South Africa Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities to 2019, the...

2014-04-01 16:21:31

DOHA, Qatar, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, formally laid the foundation stone for Laffan Refinery 2 (LR2) at a special ceremony held today at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha. LR2 will effectively double the condensate refining capacity of the Laffan Refinery to 300,000 barrels per day, solidifying the country's unique position as the largest condensate producer with the largest condensate...

2014-04-01 12:30:47

LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Worldwide Home Networking 2014-2018 Forecast This IDC study provides the worldwide forecast for adoption of home networks. It forecasts the number of households with home networks and breaks out home networks by application type, including PC home networks and multimedia home networks. This document also forecasts unit shipments of and revenue from wireless home routers in each region,...

2014-04-01 08:20:01

MTA HANOI 2014 sees 20% increase in size and 24% increase in exhibitorsHanoi, Vietnam, Apr 1, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - International and local manufacturing solution providers will be occupying the International Centre for Exhibition (I.C.E) in Hanoi over the next three days to present a showcase of high quality technologies and manufacturing solutions at MTA HANOI 2014 - Northern Vietnam's definitive manufacturing solutions event.Into its third edition, the event has seen a 20% increase in...

2014-03-31 23:36:17

China Love Date, one of the leading international dating websites used by Americans and the British, recognizes the ancient Chinese Qing Ming Festival with how-to tips for reconnecting with family members living afar. The dating website, which connects Chinese women with Western men, is an authority in assisting the meet ups of long distance relationships, and offers helpful, insightful tips for family members looking to maintain close relationships while living far apart. (PRWEB) March...

2014-03-31 23:03:31

On 19-22 May, 2014, international leaders from chemicals and plastics industry will convene in Singapore for CMT’s 3rd Biobased World Asia to discuss current trends & future outlook of global as well as Asia’s biobased chemicals & bioplastics developments, including market dynamics with key focus on production capacities, biochemical commercialization, end user perspectives, and more. Singapore (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Incorporating two key conferences – 4th BiobasedChem Asia...

2014-03-31 08:26:08

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An Arab social entrepreneur wants an honor from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to draw attention to the power of "cultural diplomacy" to build closer ties with the United States. "This could be a bridge between our region and the rest of the world," said Badr Jafar, CEO of Crescent Enterprises, Sharjah, UAE. "Art and culture offer the best representation of a people, and are a healthy approach to generating...

2014-03-31 04:20:25

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delek Group Ltd. (TASE: DLEKG, OTCQX: DGRLY) (hereinafter: "Delek Group" or "The Group") announced today its results for the fourth quarter and full year period ended December 31, 2013. The full financial statements are available in English on Delek Group's website at: www.delek-group.com. FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FULL YEAR 2013 PERIOD -- Group net income amounted to NIS 740 million, an increase of 59% compared with net income...

2014-03-30 23:04:40

The MXI-Corp-Asia introduces new Xocai Networking Compensation Plan. (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 As the category creator and world leader in healthy chocolate, the true vision of Xoçai Healthy Chocolate is to transform and improve individual lives worldwide through its exclusive and healthy chocolate products. One such unique element is XoVita™, a proprietary high-antioxidant blend of cacao, Açai berries and blueberries, an ingredient combination exclusive to Xoçai. This...

2014-03-28 16:21:49

DALLAS, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MarketReportsChina.com adds "Research and Forecast of China Oral Care (Dental) Industry, 2014" and "Research and Investment Prospects of China Mask Industry, 2014-2018" reports to its research database. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140328/MN93104 Research and Investment Prospects of China Mask Industry, 2014-2018 mainly conducts a research on mask industry in the following aspects: market scale, supply and demand of...


Latest Asia Reference Libraries

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...

Sumatran Elephant, Elephas maximus sumatranus
2014-04-11 11:15:18

The Sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found on the island of Sumatra in forested areas. This species reaches an average height between 6.6 and 10 feet at the shoulders, with a weight between 4,400 and 8,800 pounds. It has lighter skin than the other subspecies of the Asian elephant, maximus and indicus, and has some depigmentation on its body. Females have been recorded living for up to seventy-five years in captivity, but only up...

Sri Lankan Elephant, Elephas maximus maximus
2014-04-11 10:52:49

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found in Sri Lanka. This species resides in lowland dry zone habitats in eastern, southeastern, and northern areas of Sri Lanka. It reaches an average height between 6.6 and 11 feet at the shoulders and weight between 4,400 and 12,000 pounds. It is darker in color than the other two subspecies of the Asian elephant and has more depigmentation its belly, face, ears, and trunk. Only seven percent...

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