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2014-08-21 12:20:52

DALLAS, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Automotive Multi-Wheel Drive Systems Market by Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, LCV and HCV), by System Type (Automatic AWD and Manual AWD Systems) & by Geography (Asia-Oceania, North America, Europe and ROW) - Global Trends and Forecast to 2019", classifies and defines the automatic and manual AWD systems market in terms of value and volume. The report highlights potential growth opportunities in the coming years as well as...

2014-08-21 08:31:01

AIRPORT CITY, Israel, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shikun & Binui Ltd. (TASE: SKBN.TA), a global construction and infrastructure company headquartered in Israel, today reported its financial results for the second quarter and first six months ended June 30, 2014. Main events: -- Win in Colombia: On July 23, 2014, the Company announced that it had been selected, as part of a consortium, by the Colombian government, to build a road on a BOT basis. The value of the...

2014-08-20 23:01:36

Michelman will be exhibiting along with their distributor PT. Colorindo Chemtra in booth C5 at the 2014 Asia Pacific Coatings Show being held September 3-5, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. They will spotlight a number of their popular Michem® Emulsion brand water-based surface additives developed for use in wood, architectural, construction and decorative coatings. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Michelman will be exhibiting along with their distributor PT. Colorindo Chemtra in...

2014-08-20 16:23:50

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club president raised questions Wednesday about the government of Afghanistan's expulsion of a New York Times journalist whose reporting had displeased Afghan authorities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Afghan officials on Wednesday ordered the reporter, Matthew Rosenberg, to leave the country and never return. It was the first expulsion of a Western reporter in Afghanistan since the 2001...

2014-08-19 23:12:52

The Cabin Chiang Mai addiction rehab and Anglo Arabian Healthcare will jointly host a special addiction treatment workshop for the United Arab Emirates Health Authorities and professionals in Dubai on 28th August 2014. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Cabin Chiang Mai addiction rehab and Anglo Arabian Healthcare will jointly host a special addiction treatment workshop for the United Arab Emirates Health Authorities and professionals in Dubai on 28th August 2014. The Cabin Chiang Mai, Asia’s...

2014-08-19 16:32:14

BEIJING, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, today announced its participation in the following investor conferences in August and September 2014: -- Credit Suisse North Asia Internet C-Level Conference, August 27-28 in Hong Kong at the Credit Suisse Office in International Commerce Center, and August 29 at The...

2014-08-19 16:25:42

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Smart Cities: Asia Pacifichttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2057401/Smart-Cities-Asia-Pacific.htmlMarkets, Technology, and Regional Development of Information Technology for Urban Growth: City and Supplier Profiles, Market Analysis, and ForecastsAsia Pacific is home to most of the world's largest and fastest-growing urban areas, and smart city technology is becoming a crucial element of...

2014-08-19 12:26:43

DUBAI, UAE, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICFLIX [pronounced "I-see-flix"] has partnered with Pizza Hut to bring a little extra with your home delivery this fall: a day of free entertainment. Starting August 15th, Pizza Hut deliveries in select countries across the Middle East will come with a 24-hour access code to the ICFLIX service - allowing pizza eaters to enjoy their meal alongside their favourite movies and TV shows. (Logo:...

2014-08-19 08:37:35

NETANYA, Israel, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (the "Company") announced that the Israeli Ministry of Communications, or MOC published a hearing regarding call centers services provided to subscribers of Israeli telecommunications operators. In order to improve the quality of call centers services, the hearing proposes, among other things, to set new or more severe criteria to such service, with regards to response time and manner....

2014-08-19 08:24:13

SINGAPORE, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia's oil and gas game is moving into new territories, with established producer countries and corporate players eyeing new strategies, and re-discovered frontiers across vast region, from Pakistan to New Zealand. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/700457 ) This Conference highlights diverse upstream ventures, acreage opportunities, changing corporate strategies, investments, oil and energy finance,...


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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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