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2014-10-21 08:39:44

High confidence and focus on wealth growth drove greater risk-taking by the region's wealthy says Asia-Pacific Wealth Report 2014 SINGAPORE, HONG KONG, Oct.

2014-10-21 08:39:39

Integrated Channel Experience Key to Meeting Client Expectations says Asia-Pacific Wealth Report 2014 SINGAPORE, HONG KONG, Oct.

2014-10-21 04:21:56

DALLAS, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds China Heparin Industry Report, 2014-2017 market research to its store that says in terms of the proposed/ongoing

2014-10-21 00:20:13

- Dedicated to Vehicle Light Weighting to Advance China's Environmental Goals ATLANTA and CHANGZHOU, China, Oct.

2014-10-20 23:09:52

Industry leaders from Waze, Coca Cola, Intel, IBM, Wall Street Journal, PayPal, and Deutsche Telekom Israel to present Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014

2014-10-20 23:00:23

The global patient engagement solutions market is segmented on the basis of components, delivery modes, end users, applications, therapeutic areas, and geographies.

2014-10-20 20:25:44

LONDON, Oct.20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Report Details Stem cell developers and producers - discover companies' R&D and revenue prospects Who are the

2014-10-20 12:34:38

Ooredoo Progresses on its Commitment to help Women Thrive with New Digital Lifestyle Initiatives DOHA, Qatar, Oct.

2014-10-20 08:39:24

Globe DUO International now available in 24 countries for only US$1/month MANILA, Philippines, Oct.


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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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