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2014-04-15 12:23:24

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) recently implemented its integrated oxy-fuel combustion system for Oriental Silicas Corporation (OSC) in Taiwan, the first water glass producer in Asia to adopt this innovative combustion technology. The system helps OSC improve product quality, reduce emissions, and increase productivity in its water glass (sodium silicate) lumps production process. The integrated oxy-fuel combustion system includes the...

2014-04-15 08:21:07

-- Deer Jet Medical Participates in "ABACE", Asia's Largest Premier Business Aviation and Exhibition SHANGHAI, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deer Jet Medical Co. Ltd., China's largest air medical service business announced at "ABACE", Asia's Largest Premier Business Aviation and Exhibition, to establish China's largest air medical base in Shanghai serving domestic and foreign patients, in an effort to promote the growth of the local medical tourism to be among the nation's top...

2014-04-14 23:04:05

Developer of the popular fitness application is also part of a WPI research team working on a smartwatch application that will improve care for patients with severe diabetes. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 It knows when you're sleeping. It knows when you're awake—and when you're sitting, walking, or running. Called On11, a new fitness and activity tracker available for the Pebble smart watch is currently its 7th most popular watch-face application for the device,...

2014-04-14 20:23:19

Programs further Ooredoo's mission to use technology and education to empower youth. DOHA, Qatar, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ooredoo's support for "human growth" has seen its companies roll-out a number of new initiatives in recent months, aiming to enable young people to fulfill their hopes and aspirations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/73050 Across the region, young people face a range of issues, including high unemployment and a lack of education...

2014-04-14 12:23:53

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $85 million by a consortium led by BP for engineering and project management services for the development of the South Caucasus Pipeline Expansion (SCPX) project, part of the Stage 2 development of the Shah Deniz field located in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. The South Caucasus Pipeline is a pipeline that transports gas from the Shah...

2014-04-14 12:23:40

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qrzkql/research_and) have announced the addition of the "Research and Development Trend Forecast of China Waste Transfer Station Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qrzkql/research_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Research and Development Trend Forecast of China Waste...

2014-04-14 12:20:36

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tr5bxb/analysis_and) has announced the addition of the "Analysis and Forecast of China AFC (Automatic Fare Collection System) Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tr5bxb/analysis_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) China's AFC industry starts very late; the domestic AFC...

2014-04-14 08:40:14

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cl76fq/research_and) have announced the addition of the "Research and Forecast of China Express Delivery Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cl76fq/research_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Research and Forecast of China Express Delivery Industry, 2013-2017 primarily...

2014-04-14 04:21:06

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vk4m49/research_and) has announced the addition of the "Research and Investment Prospect of China Interferometer Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vk4m49/research_and ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) China's interferometer market scale was about CNY 215.5...

2014-04-13 23:01:45

ReportsnReports.com adds “Global Printing Ink Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecasts”, “Printing Ink Markets in Asia to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts”, “Printing Ink Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts”, “Printing Ink Markets in Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts” and “Printing Ink Markets in Africa to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts” individual research reports to its...


Latest Asia Reference Libraries

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...

Sumatran Elephant, Elephas maximus sumatranus
2014-04-11 11:15:18

The Sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found on the island of Sumatra in forested areas. This species reaches an average height between 6.6 and 10 feet at the shoulders, with a weight between 4,400 and 8,800 pounds. It has lighter skin than the other subspecies of the Asian elephant, maximus and indicus, and has some depigmentation on its body. Females have been recorded living for up to seventy-five years in captivity, but only up...

Sri Lankan Elephant, Elephas maximus maximus
2014-04-11 10:52:49

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found in Sri Lanka. This species resides in lowland dry zone habitats in eastern, southeastern, and northern areas of Sri Lanka. It reaches an average height between 6.6 and 11 feet at the shoulders and weight between 4,400 and 12,000 pounds. It is darker in color than the other two subspecies of the Asian elephant and has more depigmentation its belly, face, ears, and trunk. Only seven percent...

Black Snub Nosed Monkey, Rhinopithecus bieti
2014-04-10 16:06:59

The black snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti), also known as the Yunnan golden hair monkey, the black golden hair monkey, or the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that can be found in the Yunling Mountains. It prefers to reside in deciduous-evergreen coniferous forests or temperate coniferous forests, at elevations of up to 15,419 feet. This species was named after Bishop Félix Biet, the man who first collected it for study. The black snub-nosed monkey is...

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