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2014-09-09 08:23:36

- Ethan Jin Brings Extensive Hong Kong Corporate and Securities Law Expertise - PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, is pleased to announce that Ethan Jin has become a partner at the firm. Formerly with the Beijing office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Jin brings extensive experience with Hong Kong capital markets, as well as...

2014-09-08 16:25:06

DALLAS, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - United Arab Emirates is a 266 pages, 2014 market research report now available with ReportsnReports.com at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/297438-countryfocus-healthcare-regulatory-and-reimbursement-landscape-united-arab-emirates.html . This research says the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is second only to Saudi Arabia in terms of pharmaceutical investment in...

2014-09-08 08:33:11

Property developer joins impressive list of awards sponsors HONG KONG, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guangdong Land Holdings Limited (GDLAND) has joined the distinguished list of Honoured Partners of JNA Awards 2014. Organised by JNA (Jewellery News Asia), the JNA Awards recognises businesses and entrepreneurs who have shown leadership and excellence in the gemstone and jewellery industry, with a special focus on their contributions to Asia....

2014-09-08 08:27:29

BANGKOK, Thailand, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 'Origins: Discovery' is a unique epic story set during the greatest conflict in human history; an alternative history intended to make the reader laugh, cry and contemplate our most important human values. It is a novel of love, culture and discovery, in spite of the tragic background. http://originsdiscovery.com/ Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140805/133776 In the world of today troubled by conflict and...

2014-09-07 23:01:21

The Asia-Pacific Food & Beverage Stabilizers & Systems market report defines and segments the Food & Beverage Stabilizers & Systems market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-food-beverage-stabilizers-systems-4232113788.html (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Food & Beverage Stabilizers & Systems market report defines and segments the Food & Beverage Stabilizers & Systems...

2014-09-07 23:00:40

The Asia-Pacific Software Defined Networking (SDN) market report defines and segments the software defined networking market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-software-defined-network-sdn-6523094631.html (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Software Defined Networking (SDN) market report defines and segments the software defined networking market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. The...

2014-09-06 23:00:32

The Asian reverse phase (RP) columns report defines and segments the concerned market in Asia with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-reverse-phase-rp-columns-7161850240.html (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 The Asian reverse phase (RP) columns report defines and segments the concerned market in Asia with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market in Asia was valued at $241.6 million in 2013, and is estimated to grow to $333.8 million by 2018, at a...

2014-09-05 23:04:23

International Private Medical Insurance Broker is Finalist for Broker of the Year Honors Hong Kong (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Pacific Prime is both proud and excited to announce that it has the distinguished honor of being selected as a finalist in the Broker of the Year category for the 18th edition of the Asia Insurance Industry Awards (AIIA). Highlighting the company's commitment to excellent customer service, as well as its focus on providing clients with revolutionary insurance...

2014-09-05 16:20:22

DALLAS, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Global and Chinese Bearing oil Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report" and "Global and Chinese Bearing oil Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report" to its store. Global and Chinese Bearing oil Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Bearing oil industry. The report firstly reviews the basic information of Bearing oil including...

2014-09-04 16:25:25

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: UAE Chocolate Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2350437/UAE-Chocolate-Market-Forecast-and-Opportunities-2019.html The United Arab Emirates (UAE), being largely unorganized and fragmented chocolate market, is offering immense opportunities for growth to domestic as well as international chocolate players. The country has been witnessing significant...


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'