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2014-06-23 08:23:19

First Liftings of Crude Oil Sold into Domestic Kurdistan Region Market CALGARY, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") today announces that it has sold its first offtakes of crude oil into the domestic market from the Demir Dagh field in the Hawler license area in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Oryx Petroleum is the operator and has a 65% participating and working interest in the Hawler license area. Commenting today,...

2014-06-23 00:20:07

NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM, organizers of Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific, slated for November 20-21, 2014, presents the 2014 conference program for the event's fourth edition. This year's conference will analyze the market potential and challenges associated with the emerging Asia cruise market as well as explore the infrastructure and itinerary development opportunities. The conference will be led by a panel of regional and international industry experts who will be...

2014-06-22 23:03:46

Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is now promoting tailor-made tours to the region. Tibet (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is now promoting tailor-made tours to Tibet. Mount Kailash, is one of the major tourist attractions in Tibet and Himalayas that has both natural and spiritual significance attached to it. Along with Mount Olympus and Mount Fuji, it is one of the most sacred mountains in the world. The holy mountain is revered in several...

2014-06-21 23:04:31

Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is now promoting tailor-made tours to the region. Tibet (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is now promoting tailor-made tours to Tibet. The significance of Yarlung Tsangpo can be understood from the very name of the ancient Tibetan civilisation—Yarlung Civilisation. Yarlung is the name of the river and Tsangpo is a Tibetan word that means “river”. In the places nearby Lhasa, Yarlung Tsangpo is simply known as...

2014-06-21 23:00:39

Nbiz Infosol, the Abu Dhabi, UAE based provider of information system solutions is offering specialized Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) training to the interested individuals. Abu Dhabi, UAE (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 Abu Dhabi based Nbiz Infosol is a market leader in Information Consulting and Health and Safety Consulting. The company offers infrastructure management, training, and consultancy services to the businesses that want to improve their productivity and reduce their...

2014-06-20 16:20:15

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hudson Institute has released a new report, "The Rebalance to Asia: What Are Its Security Aims and What Is Required of U.S. Policy," by Hudson scholar Seth Cropsey. In the report, Cropsey examines the diplomatic and security measures with which the Obama administration has sought to execute the American 'Rebalance to Asia.' The report details the rapidly changing military balance in Asia, and examines the causes and effects of...

2014-06-19 23:19:35

Aerospace Distrubutor Appeals For US Congress Support of Jordan Against Threats From Iraq (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Commercial aircraft parts distributor First Wave Aerospace navigates through political hot spots in the world as it expands in foreign markets. The Tulsa-based company is one of the largest independent aerospace distributors in the Americas with 248,000 line items and 6.8 million parts and several of its key new accounts are in foreign markets with high growth potential and a...

2014-06-19 12:21:19

MANCHESTER, England, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - 2015 sees new event for UBM Live as inaugural Routes MENA takes place in the Kingdom of Bahrain It was announced today that in 2015 the first ever Routes MENA will take place in the Kingdom of Bahrain, hosted by Bahrain Airport Company, late November 2015. This inaugural event will see route development professionals from across the MENA region gather to discuss air service development to, from, and within the...

2014-06-19 08:22:35

-- FPT Software wins a 5-year-contract that is worth a high US$ two-digit million amount with RWE Group - one of the leading utility companies in Europe. HANOI, Vietnam, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday in Berlin, Germany, Vietnam's leading IT corporation - FPT and RWE Group - one of Europe's leading utility companies have signed an agreement worth a high US$ two-digit million amount. The agreement does also include the acquisition of RWE IT Slovakia - a subsidiary of the...

2014-06-18 23:06:15

WWTrek has overhauled their Moab Adventure Trips for 2015 to include educational components that cover subjects such as Geology, Paleontology and Archaeology. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 World Wide Trekking has overhauled their Moab Adventure Trips for 2015 to include educational components that highlight the geography, history, and culture of the desert southwest. World Wide Trekking will include educational components such as Geology, Paleontology and Archaeology, with...


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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