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2014-06-09 12:34:37

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Mobile Phone 2014-2018 Forecast and Analysis http://www.reportbuyer.com/telecoms/handsets_devices/smartphones/asia_pacific_excluding_japan_mobile_phone_2012_2016_forecast_analysis.html This IDC study presents an update on the mobile phone market in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan), or APEJ, along with market sizes for 2013 and forecast data for 2014-2018....

2014-06-09 08:26:04

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Aviation Week, the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, today announced the appointment of Clive Richardson and Alison Weller, Managing Directors, Access Group, to represent and further develop the company's business in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140603/93987 Aviation Week continues to expand and invest in the...

2014-06-09 08:20:42

International Study Analyzed Vacation Spending Habits Among Residents in Asia, North America, South America, Europe and Australia/New Zealand; Study Found Taxes, Baggage Fees and Booking Fees Rank 1-2-3 in List of "Most Annoying" Travel Fees BELLEVUE, Wash., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites*, revealed the results of a study that showed marked contrasts in the way that residents of different countries save for...

2014-06-08 23:00:38

ReportsnReports.com announces to have “Medical Automation Market [Radiography, Capsule Endoscopy, da Vinci, POC, Intraoperative Ultrasound, Defibrillator, Infusion Pump, Automated Medication Dispensing, Microplate Reader, Pneumatic Tube Systems, RFID, RTLS] – Global Forecasts to 2018” in its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 North America is the largest market for medical automation, followed by Europe and Asia. However, the Asian and RoW markets are expected to witness a...

2014-06-06 12:20:26

SHANGHAI, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global vehicle interiors supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) today celebrated the grand opening of its Asia headquarters in Shanghai. In addition to housing a technical center, the new 30,000-square-foot headquarters will host many of IAC's Asian operations including the region's Commercial and Administrative activities along with global and domestic design/engineering, procurement, and manufacturing leadership. "Since...

2014-06-05 23:15:23

Clinical Programme Director Alastair Mordey of The Cabin Chiang Mai, Asia’s leading inpatient rehab centre, will be visiting Singapore and Malaysia this 17-21st June in an effort to improve collaboration in treatment in the Southeast Asia region. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Clinical Programme Director Alastair Mordey of The Cabin Chiang Mai, Asia’s leading inpatient rehab centre, will be visiting Singapore and Malaysia this 17-21st June in an effort to improve collaboration in treatment in...

2014-06-05 23:05:34

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for solid-state flash memory and related technologies is expected to grow to $43.9 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.8%. Asia is the largest and fastest growing market, projected to account for more than 50% of global sales across all segments. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, FLASH MEMORY: TECHNOLOGIES AND...

2014-06-05 16:22:35

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Oil and Gas Pipelines Industry Outlook in Asia, 2014 - Details of Operating and Planned Crude Oil, Petroleum Products and Natural Gas Pipelineshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/oil_gas_pipelines_industry_outlook_asia_pacific_2013.html Oil and Gas Pipelines Industry Outlook in Asia, 2014 - Details of Operating and Planned Crude Oil, Petroleum Products and Natural Gas...

2014-06-05 12:23:10

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Markets for Gasifiershttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/global_markets_gasifiers.html INTRODUCTIONGasification is a centuries-old thermochemical energy conversion technology that has slowly achieved modernity over the decades. The technology is undergoing its third evolutionary surge. Fuel shortages in WWII spurred widespread adoption for vehicle fuels. The oil crisis...

2014-06-05 08:22:54

SUZHOU, China, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Suzhou has been conferred the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize, the third such winner following cities of Bilbao in Spain and New York in the United States. The biennial Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize is an international award established by the Singapore government to honor outstanding achievements and contributions that lead to the creation of livable, vibrant and sustainable urban communities around the world....


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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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