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2014-07-21 08:29:10

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Electronic Cartography Market by Application, Components, Marine Electronic Navigation Systems, Aviation Electronic Navigation Systems, Marine Electronic Charts Licensing Mode, Geography - Forecast and Analysis,...

2014-07-21 04:20:24

MUMBAI, India, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rolta announced today that it has been awarded an additional scope of work by Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) to implement a comprehensive Engineering Information System within Sadara's Jubail integrated chemical complex. This multi-million dollar award of additional scope is an amendment to the contract which was awarded earlier and which was also multi-million dollars in value. Rolta was selected for this challenging project...

2014-07-20 23:01:57

Tibet Vista (http://www.tibettravel.org) updates the latest news of Mt. Kailash travel. Travelers who are interested in visiting Mt. Kailash can follow the guidelines easily. Lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Every year, thousands of people will visit Mt. Kailash owning to its special importance in both tourism and religion. As the main peak of the Gandise Mountains, Mt. Kailash is the most famous holy mountain in Asian history. With 4 distinct sides, the gigantic pyramid has a round cap...

2014-07-18 16:24:03

"As Faraci is retiring this year, he deserves wholehearted recognition for what he has done to turn IP around." BOSTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. John V. Faraci, CEO of International Paper, has been named the 2014 North American CEO of the Year by RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The award will be presented to Mr. Faraci at the 29th Annual RISI North American Forest Products Outlook Conference. Faraci was nominated by a group of...

2014-07-18 12:20:43

HONG KONG, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gordon Atlantic Development Hong Kong, Ltd, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM)/Hyundai-Rotem, and the Government of Leningrad have reached agreement regarding the implementation of a new regional commuter MagLev after a year of negotiations. The proposed system will be the third implemented Urban MagLev in the world after Seoul-Incheon Airport in Korea, as well as, Nagoya, Japan, and the only one outside of Asia. Photo...

2014-07-18 04:21:56

MANILA, Philippines, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan honored and recognized Philippine's best at the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Philippines Excellence Awards banquet held on Thursday, 17 July 2014 at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel, Manila. First founded in 2012, the Philippines Awards program began on showcasing outstanding IT and Telecommunications companies in the local market. This year, the Awards program expanded to also include other prominent companies in the...

2014-07-17 23:08:07

Asia's leading provider of Cloud HR and staffing solutions honored for continuous innovation in the Cloud. Silicon Singapore (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The Business Intelligence Group has announced HRBoss - an Asia-grown Cloud venture offering data-driven recruiting solutions for the HR and Recruitment niche - as a finalist for the 2014 Stratus Awards. The award was announced after a rigorous series of analysis based on a unique scoring system which selectively measures business...

2014-07-17 08:26:05

BANGKOK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization), or TCEB, has confirmed that Thailand will host major international MICE events during the second half of 2014 and 2015, which include the 74(th) FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2014 and others. The event was confirmed by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), a global federation representing three million pharmacists and pharmaceutical...

2014-07-16 23:13:53

telyHD Pro and telyCloud Connect Teams Across Canada, Africa, Asia and Latin America Redwood City, Calif. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Tely Labs, the leader in simple, secure and affordable video conferencing systems, today announced not-for-profit organization CECI implemented its telyHD Pro video conferencing systems to connect team members of multi-national projects. CECI focuses on economic development, food security, emergency response and gender equality in developing areas of the world....

2014-07-16 23:07:58

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., (PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced receiving a contract with T4EDU for STEM development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Boise, ID (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., (PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced receiving a contract with T4EDU for STEM development in the Kingdom...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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