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2014-03-27 08:35:20

Pawel Komender Appointed Regional General Manager to Lead the New Tokyo Office BURLINGTON, Mass. and TOKYO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Campbell Alliance, an inVentiv Health company and industry leader in biopharmaceutical consulting, today announced the launch of its consulting business in Japan and the opening of its Tokyo office. Campbell's presence in Tokyo complements a dozen other locations in North America and Europe where inVentiv has on-the-ground consulting services. The opening...

2014-03-27 08:24:44

-- For the first time in history Mexican airline will be offering seven weekly flights between Mexico and the Asian continent, with a total of more than 3,500 available seats. MEXICO CITY, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's biggest airline, announces that starting in July it will be operating seven weekly flights to and from Asia, promoting Mexico's bilateral relations with Japan and China. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/MX91659...

2014-03-26 23:30:04

The star-studded annual National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) conference is coming to Times Square April 25, 2014. Keynote speaker Barbara Corcoran (Shark Tank), event host Star Jones, Ariana Ayu (Woman of the Year, NAPW 2014/15), and Robin Roberts (anchor, Good Morning America) will be attending. Industry leaders, innovators, and world-class business women will be gathering to network, do business, and further their professions. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 On April...

2014-03-26 23:27:36

CSP Today’s MENASOL conference (6-7 May, Dubai) has confirmed a delegation from the Saudi Arabian Oil company, Saudi Aramco, to network with key solar companies as they begin to expand their renewable energy portfolio. London - UK (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Saudi Aramco, the Kingdom’s leading oil and gas producer, are expanding their renewable energy sector and are expended to play a huge role in the emerging solar industry in Saudi Arabia. In a recent webinar on CSP project development...

2014-03-26 23:04:46

In order to develop the market for recycling and utilization of scrap tires, mechanical rubber goods, waste oils, oil sludge, plastics and wood waste in South America, Africa and Asia, the Technokomplex company (http://www.tkomplex.ru) introduces new terms of cooperation, involving special prices for the pyrolysis plants in these regions. Rostov-on-Don, Russia (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Technokomplex sets up a special price policy for the countries of South America, Africa and Asia, according...

2014-03-26 16:23:00

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Global Operations (SGO), a global stability operations company, has expanded its Kurdistan operations center to support the company's oil and gas industry projects, demining activities, and other work in Kurdistan and Iraq. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130205/CL54289LOGO-b SGO also has established a 200,000 square-foot regional logistics hub near Erbil for equipment storage, vehicle maintenance and employee...

2014-03-26 16:22:37

Co-located with the Islands Innovation and Pacific Defense Energy Programs, the Summit provides the ideal venue for international energy leaders. HONOLULU, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit & Expo (APCESE) will take place September 15-17, 2014 at the Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI. Produced by TechConnect, APCESE will run concurrently with the Islands Innovation and Pacific Defense Energy Summit. Each year, more than 1,200 attendees from dozens...

2014-03-26 12:34:07

BURNABY, British Columbia, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing demand for home appliances, HVAC systems, desalination plants, power plants is expected to boost Saudi Arabia's electric motors market Increasing industrialization, infrastructural growth and growing energy requirements are some of the major factors driving the growth of electric motors market in Saudi Arabia. Electric motors form an integral part of various electronic as well as electrical systems used...

2014-03-26 12:25:50

LONDON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from Europe and the Arab world investigate Legacy events often initially provide employment in construction, tourism and infrastructure but can fall short in their provision of longer term opportunities. Once the audiences have left, efforts to maintain the drive and enthusiasm to continue the legacy commitments can often stagnate. With the recent London Olympics, Sochi Winter Olympics and the...

2014-03-26 08:32:42

Chinese Show Is Asia's Largest Furniture Supplier Trade Fair NORTHVILLE, Mich. and GUANGZHOU, China, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentherm Incorporated (NASDAQ-GS: THRM), the global market leader and a developer of innovative thermal management technologies, announced today that it will introduce a new entry level thermal conditioning system for beds and Climate Control System for home furniture at the 2014 China International Furniture Machinery & Furniture Raw Material Fair,...


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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