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2015-04-23 16:27:25

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) today announced its 2015 first quarter financial results.

2015-04-22 23:10:54

transcosmos Suppors Western Brands’ E-Commerce Expansion into Asia by Offering Their Products to Customers in Japan Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) April 22, 2015

2015-04-22 23:05:33

According to a recent report by iData Research, despite slight declines in certain segments, the Asia-Pacific vascular access market presents future opportunities for growth as safety products

2015-04-22 12:31:36

"On the Monster's Back" follows the amazing journey of a young Armenian boy through a series of audaciously creative deceptions and daring escapes from the genocide in WWI-era Turkey SEATTLE,

2015-04-22 12:21:38

BURNABY, Canada, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing construction activities and rising tourism to drive commercial vehicles demand in Qatar over the next five years

2015-04-22 08:36:14

NEW YORK, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2015 C3 Saudi-American Healthcare Forum, taking place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Monday, April 27(th) through Wednesday, April 29(th) is pleased

2015-04-22 04:22:50

DOHA, Qatar, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GBM and Irish firm Diona confirm partnership upon success of MOLSA project Gulf Business Machines (GBM),

2015-04-22 04:21:17

Aiming at Economic Hubs, High Potential Cities, and Southern China Provinces SHANGHAI, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization)

2015-04-22 04:20:12

DOHA, Qatar and DUBLIN, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New contracts in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Doha total AED6 million International engineering


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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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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