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2014-06-30 12:22:33

LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Future of the Georgian Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/defence/future_georgian_defense_industry_market_attractiveness_competitive_landscape_forecasts_2018_1.html SummaryThe Future of the Georgian Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019...

2014-06-27 16:23:06

HONG KONG, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FleishmanHillard was named the 2014 Asia-Pacific Network of the Year at the PRWeek Asia Awards. Hosted by Haymarket Group's leading industry publication PRWeek, the event honors communicators, agencies and work in Asia Pacific that advances the industry. This marks the third time FleishmanHillard has been named the Asia Pacific Network of the Year since it was established 13 years ago. The honor builds on the agency's recent recognition as...

2014-06-27 00:21:12

Revenue and Net Profit Up Approximately 21 Times and 12 Times Respectively Compared with Last Year HONG KONG, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldin Properties Holdings Limited ("Goldin Properties" or together with its subsidiaries "the Group", HKEx stock code: 00283) today announced its annual results for the year ended 31 March 2014 (the "Year"). For the Year, the Group recorded a revenue and net profit of approximately HK$2,793 million and HK$856 million, representing...

2014-06-26 23:11:27

Tibet Vista Tour (http://www.tibettravel.org), the top local tour operator, announces the top five Tibetan style hotels in Lhasa. These hotels offer travelers an authentic experience of local culture. Lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Over the past 1,000 years, Tibet has developed an unique culture inseparably linked to its geography and Tibetan Buddhism. Staying in a Tibetan style hotel is one of the best ways to explore local culture. Tibet Vista, which has over ten years’ experience...

2014-06-26 23:05:08

International District Energy Association recognizes Ahmad Bin Shafar as leader in the global district cooling industry Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The International District Energy Association (IDEA) presented the 2014 Unsung Hero Award at its 105th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Seattle, WA to Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower Energy Solutions of Dubai, UAE. Bin Shafar, a proud citizen of United Arab Emirates, has made significant contributions to the district cooling...

2014-06-26 16:27:21

MANAMA, Kingdom of Bahrain, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bahrain ranked amongst Top 8 countries on the Global Web Index The Kingdom of Bahrain has achieved an advanced rank in the UN eGovernment Survey 2014 on the eGovernment readiness and quality of eServices, were it was rated at the forefront of five geographic regions achieving rank number 18 worldwide and 1st on the the Arab and Middle East countries with its eGovernment readiness. The report is...

2014-06-26 16:23:58

DOHA, Qatar, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The State of Qatar's Ministry of Endowment and Islamic Affairs is hosting a conference to be held during the Islamic Holy month of Ramadan, with the sole aim of providing a stage for open dialogue between what seems to be a concerned Muslim world. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140626/694104 ) The nine day Cultural Security Through an Islamic Perspective dialogue intends to utilize the spirituality and...

2014-06-26 16:20:46

Company to Provide Support Services to Improve Food Security in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia MCLEAN, Va., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) today announced that it has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract by the Saudi-American Food security & renewable Energy Company (SAFECO) to provide services including systems engineering and integration, logistical analyses, and program management support....

2014-06-26 12:31:19

Singapore Management University is Asia's first institution to use Converis, an end-to-end management solution to streamline workflow and maximize the impact of its research SINGAPORE, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a decision by Singapore Management University (SMU) to adopt its Converis solution as the...

2014-06-26 12:28:48

Niles Creative Group Created Ever-Changing Imagery to Welcome Visitors to CityCenterDC WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hines and Qatari Diar, developers of CityCenterDC, unveiled The Gateway at CityCenter, a groundbreaking three-plane, 25-foot high, 50-foot wide, ultra-high resolution, digital art feature that will serve as a focal point of CityCenterDC, the 10-acre mixed-use development located in the heart of the Nation's Capital that is being transformed into a vibrant...


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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