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2014-08-08 23:07:43

There is no cure for the deadly Ebola virus that is spreading across Africa and many fear headed for Europe, Asia and America. But through MedicalWasteAutoclaves.com, Bondtech offers treatment technology to take it out. Somerset, Kentucky (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The UK Independent calls Ebola virus disease (EVD) - also referred to as Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) - "a biological doomsday device that conspires with the human body to bring death in the most gruesome fashion."...

2014-08-08 23:07:07

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on “South Korea Medical Tourism & Forecast” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 South Korea is set to become the most important medical tourism destination in Asia, as it has the necessary healthcare infrastructure. The global reputation of Korea in plastic surgery attracts foreigners, as it provides them better treatment at low cost. Chinese patients made up the largest group, followed by those from the United...

2014-08-08 12:22:13

Precautionary measures taken at select locations in the Hawler License Area CALGARY, Aug. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Group") today announces an update for its operations in the Hawler license area of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq ("Kurdistan Region"). The Group has implemented a number of precautionary measures to protect its employees and operations given recent security developments in northern Iraq. In the western portion of the...

2014-08-08 08:27:31

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Earthmoving Equipment Market in Saudi Arabia 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Earth Moving Equipment Rental market in Saudi Arabia is growing at a rapid rate. Construction companies are now focusing more on renting the equipment rather than buying it, as the chances of the equipment being idle when there is no business is moderate. Moreover,...

2014-08-08 08:22:55

Earnings Conference Call and Webcast to be Held on August 25, 2014 at 8:00 am (Eastern)/5:00 am (Pacific)/August 25, 2014 8:00 pm (China) ZHONGSHAN, China, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (NYSE: MY; "Ming Yang" or the "Company"), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, today announced that it expects to report its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 before the market opens in the United States on Monday,...

2014-08-08 04:20:25

AURORA, ON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. THREE MONTHS ENDED SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, JUNE 30, 2014 2013 2014 2013...

2014-08-07 20:26:23

A fragmented market poised for growth, driven by cloud and mobility SINGAPORE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past few years, the Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) market has been experiencing tremendous growth in the Asia-Pacific region and is expected to remain so till 2018, helped by strong growth in verticals that have highly mobile workforces, such as high-tech, professional services, logistics, travel and hospitality services. The UCaaS market is defined as an...

2014-08-07 16:31:12

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HIGHLIGHTS Revenues down 37%, to $271.5 million due to later timing of customer shipmentsFiscal year volumes expected to be comparable to prior yearImproved gross marginNet income of $0.7 millionSegment operating income declined by $14.0 million George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), announced that net income for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015, which ended on...

2014-08-07 12:24:40

SHANGHAI, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jointly organized by CMIA (China Musical Instrument Association), INTEX Shanghai, and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, with NAMM (the International Music Products Association) as an international co-operation partner, Music China, the world famous Musical Instrument Fair, will be held on October 8-11, 2014. With the market scale of 40 billion RMB, China became the world's largest musical instrument market last year, overtaking the USA, and Chinese-made...

penn museum ancient skeleton
2014-08-07 06:24:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Anybody who has ever cleaned out a closet knows the feeling of finding some long-forgotten item, but scientists at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia have taken it to a next level – re-discovering a 6,500-year-old human skeleton that had been kept for decades in one of their own storage rooms. The skeleton, which is complete, has been stored in a coffin-like box for 85 years, its identifying documentation having all but vanished,...


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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