Latest Asia Stories
LONDON, November 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inside Oil & Gas Qatar [http://www.energyboardroom.com/country_reports/qatar ], available today at EnergyBoardroom for free
Shareholders Approve Asset Sale & Related Transaction Agreements BEIJING, Nov. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd.
"More than 15,000 expected to celebrate Asia's best content and talent at the Singapore Media Festival" SINGAPORE, Nov.
DUBAI, November 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued efforts towards social responsibility, Flora Hospitality(R) organized recently its annual Blood Donation
Survey provides an insider’s view to workforce planning trends and practices across Asia Silicon Singapore (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 HRBoss, Asia’s
UAE Medical Insurance can confirm that the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has initiated the Dubai Healthcare Reform and, moving forward, all individuals residing in or visiting the Emirate will
LOS ANGELES, Nov.
November 30th marks the first anniversary of the passing of Paul F. Crouch, co-founder with his wife Jan of the Trinity Broadcasting Network, the world's largest Christian broadcaster.
TEL AVIV, Israel, November 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - ILCO announces shareholders' meeting to be held on December 31st to approve the proposed
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...
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,...
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...
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 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...
- a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
More Images (365 images) »