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2014-05-27 23:01:18

Beats, Rhymes & Relief & Love4Syria launched #RestoreHappy, a fun video showcasing the resilience of Syria's children as they dance, smile and sing along to 'Happy'. The video is a public relations appeal to support education and medical relief programs for Syrian children. Washington, DC & Amman, Jordan (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 #RestoreHappy Syria (Restore) Happy video Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” released in 2013, became a global craze with dozens of imitation...

2014-05-27 12:36:07

Kingdom Holding Success in JD.com Follows Twitter's RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shares of Jingdong Inc. (JD.com) began trading on the Nasdaq on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 under the symbol 'JD' in which Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and its Chairman HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud hold an equally combined stake of 2.5% of its capital. Chinese online retailer JD.com has raised $1.8bn in its US share sale at the price of $19 per share. KHC and...

2014-05-27 08:31:16

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr Ibrahim Alsini from Dhyafat Albalad Alameen in a recent signing of an agreement to produce the Z-Card Makkah Map with Dr Hani Azzouqah of Peaks Cube. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140527/689425 ) The new Hajj and Umrah Z-Map which folds into a z-shape, is pocket-sized and easy to keep on person. This is the perfect opportunity for business sponsors who wish to build brand awareness, sales...

2014-05-27 08:24:14

Asian Culture in the Spotlight in NYC and Times Square NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Asian Restaurant Month (May 16-June 30) -- International Chinese Culinary Competition in Times Square (June 25-26) -- Taste Asia Cultural Performances & Kitchens in Times Square (June 25-26) Asian Restaurant Month celebrates the best of Asia--from its distinct cuisines, chefs, music, arts, and cultural traditions. An Event Six Years in the Making Over the last 6 years, NTD...

2014-05-27 04:22:32

Provider of Innovative Insurance Software Solutions Scheduled to Present on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 08:00 AM HOLON, Israel, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapiens International Corporation N.V. (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS), a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry with an emerging focus on the broader financial services sector, announced today that Roni Al-Dor, chief executive officer, and Roni Giladi, chief financial officer, will present at the William...

2014-05-27 00:20:33

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, is pleased to announce the "HbbTV Symposium: Asia". It will be the largest HbbTV conference in Asia and is to take place on June 18th, 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore during the Broadcast Asia and CommunicAsia 2014 tradeshows. "HbbTV Symposium: Asia"...

2014-05-26 23:03:49

China Love Date welcomes the launch of the annual Dragon Boat Festival, which is a great opportunity for Western men to learn the cultures of Eastern Chinese females. (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 China Love Date, one of the leading international dating websites in America and the UK, welcomes the Dragon Boat Festival as a celebration of the Chinese culture. The festival takes place on June 2, and is one of the many Chinese traditional customs that celebrates the country’s culture. In addition...

2014-05-26 12:23:59

AIRPORT CITY, Israel, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shikun & Binui Ltd. (TASE: SKBN.TA), a global construction and infrastructure Company operating within and outside Israel, reported its financial results for the first quarter, ended March 31, 2014. Ofer Kotler, the Group's CEO commented, "Over the past quarter we continued to carry out infrastructure and renewable energy projects. We also expanded our operations into another African country and our aim is to continue our expansion into...

Chelyabinsk Meteor Collided With Asteroid Before Hitting Earth
2014-05-26 10:02:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A wealth of research has come following the Chelyabinsk meteor that exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains on February 15, 2013. The latest study, which comes from scientists at the University of Tohoku in Japan, claims that the meteor collided with an asteroid before heading on its collision course with Earth. Analysis of a mineral called jadeite found embedded in fragments recovered after the explosion show that the parent body...

2014-05-25 23:02:22

MXI-Corp-Asia has announced a new Networking Compensation Plan for Xocai Distributors. (PRWEB) May 25, 2014 As the category creator and world leader in healthy chocolate, the true vision of Xoçai Healthy Chocolate is to transform and improve individual lives worldwide through its exclusive and healthy chocolate products. One such unique element is XoVita™, a proprietary high-antioxidant blend of cacao, Açai berries and blueberries, an ingredient combination exclusive to...


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
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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