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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...

2014-05-23 23:08:51

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces an upcoming Cambodia Nature and Birding Tour inviting tour participants to explore beyond the icon that draws so many to Cambodia, Angkor Wat. Professional ornithologist Narca Moore-Craig, alongside local experts, will lead travelers into the depths of the Cambodian wilderness on a ten-day excursion from January 5-16, 2015. After exploring the enigmatic ruins of Angkor Wat, Cambodia Nature and Birding Tour participants...

2014-05-23 23:07:53

Israel Tennis Centers Youth Visiting Their Peers for Unique Exchange Program New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Less than three months after their community was rocked by a deadly gas explosion, PS/MS 7 The Samuel Stern School on East 120th Street will be the site of a special exchange program that is sure to bring much needed joy and inspiration to the students and their teachers. On Wednesday, May 28, the school is being visited by a team from the Israel Tennis Centers, an organization...

2014-05-23 23:04:33

Julie Davids brings over two decades of HIV/AIDS advocacy and journalism experience. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Remedy Health Media’s TheBody.com, the complete HIV/AIDS resource, has appointed Julie Davids as managing editor. Davids is a well-known figure in the HIV/AIDS community, and brings more than two decades of experience in HIV/AIDS advocacy and health journalism. In her new role, she will oversee the day-to-day operations of online and offline editorial efforts for...

2014-05-23 23:01:22

More Than 100 Students and Adults Attended the Event Palmyra, WI (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Members of the greater Palmyra-Eagle community joined school district officials and students, state and local government dignitaries, including state Rep. Stephen Nass, and the president of Standard Process Inc. for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Standard Process Athletic Complex on May 21, 2014. The $1.2 million complex, located south of the Palmyra-Eagle High School, offers a baseball field, a...

2014-05-23 16:20:40

New Ports, Less Visited Locales and More Overnights Equal Deeper Exploration for Travelers LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From untouched rainforests to a "Monkey Island"; from working cacao plantations to pristine R&R beaches; from two thousand-year-old temples to huge metropolises of fine dining, Asia is a continent of contrasts - to be highlighted during Crystal's 2015 Asia cruise season. Ten 12- and 13-day itineraries, plus five shortened "Getaways" of six- to seven-days,...

2014-05-23 12:24:40

SHANGHAI, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Biological & Medical Device -- China Summit 2014, which is organized by UBM, will be held on May 28th -29th at InterContinental Shanghai Pudong. Logo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140522/0861403526 Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140522/0861403526-c The summit will be divided into BioMed Innovation and IMD CHINA, which focus on topics in areas of Innovation and Advanced Technology for the Future of BIOMED, Biomaterials...


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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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