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2014-06-18 00:21:15

Offering integrated solutions will be critical for vendors to expand market reach and share SINGAPORE, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A growing reliance on Web applications coupled with their vulnerability to persistent cyber-attacks are fuelling demand for Web application firewalls (WAFs) in the Asia-Pacific. The overall market growth rate is expected to peak in the next two years as the proliferation of devices connected through various channels makes organizations easier targets for cyber...

2014-06-17 23:03:54

Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is now promoting tailor-made tours to the region. Tibet (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is now promoting tailor-made tours to Tibet. Once known as the mysterious capital city of the forbidden Kingdom of Tibet, Lhasa today has became one of the top travel destinations of the world. It is like your gateway to explore Tibet, the experience so thrilling and unforgettable that you will cherish for all your...

2014-06-17 20:23:09

LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Confectionery Market in China to 2017: Market Size, Distribution and Brand Share, Key Events and Competitive Landscapehttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/cosmetics_grooming/skincare/confectionery_market_china_2017_market_size_distribution_brand_share_key_events_competitive_landscape.htmlProduct Synopsis"Confectionery Market in China to 2017: Market Size, Distribution and...

2014-06-17 20:22:41

LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Future of the Qatari Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/defence/future_qatari_defense_industry_market_attractiveness_competitive_landscape_forecasts_2019.htmlProduct SynopsisThis report is the result of SDI's extensive market and company research covering the Qatari defense industry,...

2014-06-17 12:35:13

CPI Passive Cooling® Helps Oman Data Park Excel in Efficiency, Reliability BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, United Kingdom, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a new and robust data center infrastructure from Chatsworth Products (CPI), colocation provider Oman Data Park is now able to run more than 30kW per cabinet without overusing provision cooling. As the first IT Cloud Service provider in the country of Oman, Oman Data Park's mission was to provide services with the highest standards of...

2014-06-17 12:22:37

New Semester Program Builds on SFS's Existing Summer Program and Collaboration with Bhutan's Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) BEVERLY, Mass., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The School for Field Studies (SFS), the nation's largest environmental study abroad program for undergraduates, announced today the launch of a new program in Bhutan beginning in September 2015. Students in Himalayan Environment and Society in Transition will examine...

2014-06-17 08:31:37

DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n29gjp/china_express) has announced the addition of the "China Express Material Industry Report, 2013-2016" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Last year the trade volume of express service enterprises above designated size accumulated to 9.19 billion pieces, up 61.6% year-on-year, while the revenue hit RMB144.17 billion accumulatively, up 36.6%...

2014-06-16 23:04:37

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market volume for bioplastics is expected to grow to nearly 6 billion metric tons by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32.7%. Asia, second only to the Americas in terms of market share, is forecast to climb at a significant 32.2% CAGR. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, GLOBAL MARKETS AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR BIOPLASTICS , the global...

2014-06-16 18:04:37

SAGE Publications Citizen reporters are increasingly getting stories out of remote areas of Syria, which are difficult for traditional media to reach during the conflict, according to data collated for Index on Censorship magazine. It showed more reports were coming from citizen journalists than traditional media, in all areas of the country, with the exception of Homs. Index on Censorship magazine worked with Syria Tracker, the independent news tracker, which has scanned 160,000...

2014-06-16 08:30:50

BEIJING, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SouFun Holdings Ltd (NYSE: SFUN, "SouFun"), the leading real estate internet portal in China, announced today that SouFun's Executive Chairman, Mr. Vincent Mo, will host a conference call before the U.S. market opens on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 8:00 A.M. EDT (8:00 PM Beijing/Hong Kong time) regarding the recent stock price fluctuations and related matters. The dial-in details for the live conference call are: International Toll:...


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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