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2014-04-16 08:26:53

BEIJING, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IFM Investments Limited (NYSE: CTC) ("Century 21 China Real Estate" or the "Company"), a leading comprehensive real estate services provider and the exclusive franchisor for the CENTURY 21(®) brand in China, today announced that it is collaborating with The South China Morning Post, Hong Kong's leading English-language newspaper, to launch the SCMP-CTC Index, a leading price index for secondary homes in Beijing and Shanghai....

2014-04-16 00:20:35

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/48stkw/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Mould and Die Industry Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/48stkw/global_and ] report to their offering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Mould, known as "the mother of industry," is developing in the technology and investment-intensive direction....

2014-04-15 23:04:31

ReportsnReports.com adds “Qatar Projects Market Report 2014” report to its research database. It covers all key sectors including oil and gas, petrochemicals, industry, transport, power and water, as well as construction and infrastructure. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Qatar is the fastest growing projects market in the region due to the pressures of having the right infrastructure in place for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. According to the government, Qatar plans to spend between...

2014-04-15 20:22:45

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wqc32k/middle_east) have announced the addition of the "Middle East Online Advertising Market Outlook to 2017- Rapid Broadband Penetration to Foster the Growth" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wqc32k/middle_east ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The industry research publication titled Middle...

2014-04-15 16:22:02

DUBLIN, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qzlqtr/asia_fertilizer) has announced the addition of the "Asia Fertilizer Industry Outlook to 2017- High Demand for Phosphate and Potash Fertilizers Driven by balanced Fertilization" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qzlqtr/asia_fertilizer ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The...

2014-04-15 16:21:00

DUBLIN, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/whjvnf/indepth_research) has announced the addition of the "In-depth Research on China Marine Mechanical and Electrical Equipment Market to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/whjvnf/indepth_research ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In-depth Research on China Marine...

2014-04-15 12:29:44

Allergan's BOTOX Cosmetic Continues to Enjoy Strong Brand Loyalty, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group, in collaboration with IMCAS (International Master Course on Aging Skin), finds that the top-of-mind companies in each of the botulinum toxin (BTX), dermal filler and laser/energy device markets are similar in Europe and in Asia. Not surprisingly, Allergan's BOTOX Cosmetic continues to be the...

2014-04-15 12:23:24

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) recently implemented its integrated oxy-fuel combustion system for Oriental Silicas Corporation (OSC) in Taiwan, the first water glass producer in Asia to adopt this innovative combustion technology. The system helps OSC improve product quality, reduce emissions, and increase productivity in its water glass (sodium silicate) lumps production process. The integrated oxy-fuel combustion system includes the...

2014-04-15 08:21:07

-- Deer Jet Medical Participates in "ABACE", Asia's Largest Premier Business Aviation and Exhibition SHANGHAI, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deer Jet Medical Co. Ltd., China's largest air medical service business announced at "ABACE", Asia's Largest Premier Business Aviation and Exhibition, to establish China's largest air medical base in Shanghai serving domestic and foreign patients, in an effort to promote the growth of the local medical tourism to be among the nation's top...

2014-04-14 23:04:05

Developer of the popular fitness application is also part of a WPI research team working on a smartwatch application that will improve care for patients with severe diabetes. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 It knows when you're sleeping. It knows when you're awake—and when you're sitting, walking, or running. Called On11, a new fitness and activity tracker available for the Pebble smart watch is currently its 7th most popular watch-face application for the device,...


Latest Asia Reference Libraries

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...

Black Snub Nosed Monkey, Rhinopithecus bieti
2014-04-10 16:06:59

The black snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti), also known as the Yunnan golden hair monkey, the black golden hair monkey, or the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that can be found in the Yunling Mountains. It prefers to reside in deciduous-evergreen coniferous forests or temperate coniferous forests, at elevations of up to 15,419 feet. This species was named after Bishop Félix Biet, the man who first collected it for study. The black snub-nosed monkey is...

Batak Pony
2014-04-10 11:16:16

The Batak Pony is a breed of pony that originated in Central Sumatra, Indonesia. It is thought to have a bloodline from the Mongolian Horse and the Arabian. This breed is being continually bred with  Arabian bloodline to improve its quality. Indonesians breed the Batak selectively and often use them to improve the quality of nearby island horses. The Batak along with seven other breeds are native to Indonesia. The Batak were used as sacrifices to the Gods long ago, but now they are mostly...

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