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2014-07-31 16:25:38

Large ITO Contracts, Robust Manufacturing Sector Drive First-Half Performance BANGALORE, India, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outsourcing activity in the Asia Pacific region reached record highs in the first half, hitting an all-time peak in contract awards and equaling the record for contract value in a half, according to data released today by Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company. The ISG...

2014-07-31 16:21:32

- Accelerates Cooper Standard's fluid transfer systems strategy implementation into Asia NOVI, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CPS), the parent company of Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. ("Cooper Standard"), today announced that it is forming a joint venture with INOAC Corp. of Japan expanding the reach of Cooper Standard's fluid transfer systems products in the Asia Pacific automotive market. Upon closing, expected in the third quarter...

2014-07-31 12:29:17

CONCORD, N.C., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CosaTron, the leading U.S. manufacturer of air contamination control systems for commercial HVAC systems sold worldwide, announces that it has established Energy International Corporation (EIC) as the representative to the Middle East. EIC has key strategic locations in Qatar, UAE, Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/132058 CosaTron has been solving IAQ problems in the...

2014-07-31 08:43:21

NETANYA, Israel, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (the "Company") announced that further to the previously reported 4G network draft license amendment setting coverage and quality requirements, the Israeli Ministry of Communications published a hearing regarding 2G and 3G networks' coverage and quality requirements as well. The requirements proposed are more severe than the existing requirements. The Company is studying the...

2014-07-31 08:31:48

Legendary Wall Street investor Jim Rogers meets with contemporary Chinese jade carving master Wu Desheng at the MANOR VIRTUOUS luxury villa complex in China's Shenzhen SHENZHEN, China, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary Wall Street investor Jim Rogers visited the MANOR VIRTUOUS luxury villa complex in Shenzhen, China on June 29. Often dubbed as the "enfant terrible of Wall Street," he is well-known worldwide for his excellent investment performance. His twice breaking of the...

2014-07-31 08:20:44

Highlights BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) today reported second quarter net earnings attributable to the corporation of $153.1 million, or $1.07 per diluted share (including after tax charges of $7.7 million, or 6 cents per diluted share for business consolidation costs) on sales of $2.3 billion, compared to $95.1 million, or 63 cents per diluted share, on sales of $2.2 billion in the second quarter of 2013. Results for the first...

2014-07-31 00:22:00

BOSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments grew 27 percent annually to reach 295 million units in the second quarter of 2014. Xiaomi was the star performer, capturing a record 5 percent marketshare and becoming the world's fifth largest smartphone vendor for the first time ever. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, "Global smartphone...

2014-07-30 20:22:23

BOSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments reached 295 million units in the second quarter of 2014. The Android operating system captured a new record of 85 percent global marketshare, mainly at the expense of BlackBerry, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows Phone. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, "Global smartphone shipments grew 27...

2014-07-30 12:27:06

NETANYA, Israel, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company"), provided an update today on positive developments in two purported class actions. The lawsuits were filed against the Company in May 2010 and June 2011 (and heard together) and included allegations relating to non-ionizing radiation and network quality. The Court dismissed the motions to certify the class actions with prejudice except in respect of certain...

2014-07-30 12:24:00

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Growth Opportunities in Global Composites Industry 2014-2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/486881/Growth-Opportunities-in-Global-Composites-Industry-2014-2019.html Background: The global composites market is anticipated to witness good growth and reach approximately $35.1 billion (EUR25.6 billion) in 2019, with a CAGR of 6.6% over the next five years. The composites market is expected...


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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