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2014-05-20 23:16:43

MXI-Corp-Asia has announced a new Networking Compensation Plan for Xocai Distributors. (PRWEB) May 20, 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...

2014-05-20 23:16:07

Vesole urges the US Jewish community to take a fresh approach to solving the growing attrition issue, starting with interfaith marriages and lowering the barrier for entry so more interfaith couples will consider this a visible option. Boca Raton Fla. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 While the growing attrition among all organized religions is felt nationwide, none carries the urgency of the declining Jewish community. The latest Pew Study illustrates that whatever steps have been taken in the past...

2014-05-20 16:28:16

RICHMOND, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HIGHLIGHTS Fiscal Year 2014 Diluted earnings per share of $5.25, up 13% Segment operating income of $175 million Revenues up $80 million to $2.5 billion Fourth Quarter Diluted earnings per share of $0.94, up 2% Segment operating income of $45 million Revenues up 7% to $690 million George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), announced that net income for the fiscal year...

2014-05-20 16:20:22

DUBLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s4k3b7/turkey_tyre) has announced the addition of the "Turkey Tyre Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 According to Turkey Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019, the Turkish tyre industry is dominated by passenger car tyre segment. Many leading automobile manufacturers in Turkey are expanding their...

2014-05-20 04:21:11

The MMAAP Foundation Expands Support to Fund Multidisciplinary Research Collaborations between China and the US NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its mission to bring together leading research and medical talent and institutions from the US and Asia, the Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation ("MMAAP Foundation") today announces that it has made its 2014 Fellowship and Project Awards in Geriatrics (under the Irma and Paul Milstein Program for Senior...

2014-05-19 23:06:21

Enhancements include advanced pricing flexibility, improved accounting updates and streamlined member renewal processes AUSTIN, TEXAS (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Abila today announced that advanced new features have been added to its Social CRM technology solution, netFORUM Pro version 2014.1. These features include deeper batch accounting functionality, membership renewal enhancements, and overall improvements to the user interface, further enhancing the already enjoyable user experience. Abila...

2014-05-19 20:20:23

PERTH, Australia, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Global, a leading provider of satellite communications to remote and harsh environments announced today that it has appointed industry veteran Ashok Rao to open new operations in Singapore, and expand its business across Asia. The new Singapore office extends ITC Global's existing presence in Asia Pacific, which is headquartered in Perth, Australia, by placing additional facilities and personnel closer to customers in the offshore...

2014-05-19 16:24:15

NEUDORF SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE, ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Head of the Russian Government Dmitri Medvedev visited today CJSC BIOCAD's [http://www.biocad.ru/en/we ] commercial manufacturing facility for mAb-based therapeutic proteins. This private facility is unique in Russia and Easter Europe. It produces monoclonal antibodies-based APIs for biological products that are widely used in treating oncological and autoimmune disorders. The visit occurred in...

2014-05-19 16:22:41

LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Al Horreya TV, Trinity Broadcasting Network's Arabic language faith channel, continues to take hope and healing to viewers across Egypt, the Middle East, and around the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140404/DC98465LOGO Less than a year ago, as the people of Egypt suffered under intense political and civil unrest, with whole neighborhoods destroyed and over one hundred churches damaged or burned to the ground, Al...

2014-05-19 16:21:04

MANAMA, Bahrain, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air recently partnered with the Bahraini feature film The Sleeping Tree, currently in post-production. Gulf Air's Director of Corporate Affairs and Communications Mr. Mohammed Amin Hulaiwah commented on the partnership saying, "Our national carrier endeavors to extend its support to the Kingdom's many talented Bahrainis and The Sleeping Tree, a Bahraini directed and produced film is an example...


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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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