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2014-06-05 12:23:10

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Markets for Gasifiershttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/global_markets_gasifiers.html INTRODUCTIONGasification is a centuries-old thermochemical energy conversion technology that has slowly achieved modernity over the decades. The technology is undergoing its third evolutionary surge. Fuel shortages in WWII spurred widespread adoption for vehicle fuels. The oil crisis...

2014-06-05 08:22:54

SUZHOU, China, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Suzhou has been conferred the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize, the third such winner following cities of Bilbao in Spain and New York in the United States. The biennial Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize is an international award established by the Singapore government to honor outstanding achievements and contributions that lead to the creation of livable, vibrant and sustainable urban communities around the world....

2014-06-05 04:20:52

DUBAI, UAE, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Population in GCC countries is younger, wealthier and more family-oriented than other regions worldwide Youthful demographics' travel behaviour will force a shift to new technologies, according to the Amadeus-commissioned new report Shaping the Future of Travel in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Big Travel Effects The coming-of-age of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)'s youthful population will reshape the travel...

2014-06-04 12:22:29

Asian Cities To Fuel Economic Expansion, According to Economist Intelligence Unit Report Commissioned by InvestKL LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a series of six new reports released Monday to a select audience in London, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) revealed dynamic growth across Asian industries, reinforcing the view that the balance of economic power is shifting eastward. The EIU's "industry dynamism" barometer, commissioned by InvestKL (Greater Kuala Lumpur's investment...

Five-Hundred-Year-Old Paintings Rediscovered In Angkor Wat Temple
2014-06-04 10:54:01

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Ancient paintings dating back 500 years have been discovered on the walls of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple. An Australian National University researcher discovered the images of animals, boats, deities and the temple itself painted on the walls of the ancient complex. “I was walking through the temple on a lunch break and I saw some pigments on the wall. I took some pictures, but didn't think they would be anything special,”...

2014-06-04 08:31:06

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Emerging Asia-Pacific Hearing Aids and Audiology Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/emerging_asia_pacific_hearing_aids_audiology_devices_market.html The emerging Asia-Pacific markets for hearing aids and audiology devices were valued at over $852 million in 2012.The total market for hearing devices comprised the wholesale and retail markets for hearing...

2014-06-04 08:30:58

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Hearing Aids and Audiology Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/asia_pacific_hearing_aids_audiology_devices_market.html In 2012, the Asia-Pacific market for hearing devices was valued at close to $2.3 billion.The Asia-Pacific market for hearing devices was valued at close to $2.3 billion in 2012 and is expected to experience consistent...

2014-06-04 08:29:32

BANGKOK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProPak Asia is Asia's No. 1 international food, drink and pharmaceutical processing, filling and packaging technology event, to take place for its successful 22(nd) edition on 11 to 14 June at Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC). Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140604/94089 "The food and drink manufacturing industries are key sectors in Thailand economy and continue to grow at strong growth rates....

2014-06-03 23:02:52

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the China Unconventional Resources Forum 2014 (CURF2014). The event will take place on June 18-20, 2014 in China’s charming and fastest growing city of Chengdu. London, UK (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the China Unconventional Resources Forum 2014 (CURF2014). The event will take place on June 18-20, 2014 in China’s charming and fastest growing city of Chengdu. Chinese authorities...

2014-06-03 16:26:37

DOHA, Qatar, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commercial Bank of Qatar has begun the implementation of a range of Causeway FM Facts facilities management software tools. These include core CAFM modules such as Helpdesk, Asset Management and Property Manager, as well as the FM Locator space and move management package. Established in 1975 as Qatar's first private bank, Commercial Bank plays a key role in Qatar's economic development through the support its services...


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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