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SHANGHAI, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lufax, China's largest and most innovative online platform for financial asset exchange, announced today that its Chairman and CEO, Gregory Gibb, addressed
SHANGHAI, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CHINA AID, the 10(th) China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare, second to none in China's senior service
MIAMI, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced non-GAAP net income of $159 million, or $0.20 diluted EPS, for the first quarter
transcosmos Established the New Center due to Business Expansion and Will Exert Efforts in Enhancing Domestic Call Center Services in Thailand Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB)
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Program includes team sports tours, adventure sports and summer sports camps NEW YORK, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Israel Sports Tours- Tee off into the 2nd Century, cycle and rappel
Russian authorities are reportedly considering an ambitious superhighway project that would connect the UK to the US, allowing people to travel over land from Europe across Asia and all the way to Alaska – a distance of more than 12,000 miles.
LONDON, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- All 4 companies under the study provided various types of mobile aggregation services and some of them use M&A for quick adaptation of emerging service
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...
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,...
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...
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 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...
- Large; stout; burly.
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