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2014-09-10 12:22:12

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading U.S. and Chinese energy experts will discuss the future of China's energy sector and shale gas development, forecast U.S.-China energy dynamics and outline emerging opportunities and challenges via live stream from New York City on September 11 at 6:30 p.m. (EDT). Live Stream: http://www.ncuscr.org/programs/china-energy-2020 The program, "China Energy 2020" is presented jointly by the Columbia / SIPA Center on Global Energy Policy,...

2014-09-10 12:21:06

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tan Sri Dato' Seri Syed Hamid Bin Syed Jaafar Albar, chairman of the Land Public Transport Commission (S.P.A.D.), will be delivering the opening keynote address at the second annual Rail Business Asia today at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Logo - http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2010/04/19/20100419602891.jpg The second annual Rail Business Asia will run from the 9th until 11th September 2014 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre....

2014-09-10 04:21:46

Company Targets International Housing Products as Core Driver of Future Growth and India as Emerging Market for Major Investment MORROW, Ga., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TOTO, the largest plumbing manufacturer in the world with $5.1 billion dollars in annual sales, announced today that, as it did in North America where it operates three major manufacturing facilities, the company has commenced manufacturing at its first plant in Southern Asia. The new 645,834 square-foot factory...

2014-09-09 23:06:18

SnapDx helps healthcare professionals deliver best possible care in the short time they have to see patients through the use of best practice medical guidelines and data visualizations. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Calgary-based SnapDx was just selected as the most innovative and transformative health startup in this year's international World Innovation Day, Innovation for Health (WID-I4H) competition. The bi-annual competition was held on August 28-29 in Geneva,...

2014-09-09 23:04:11

The expanding global biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries are likely to drive the growth of chiral chromatography columns market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/chiral-chromatography-columns-market-225453435.html (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The “Chiral Chromatography Columns Market by type (Empty, Pre-packed, Analytical, Preparative), by Material (Metal, Glass, Plastic), by Application [GC, LC (HPLC, UHPLC, Flash Chromatoraphy, UFLC), TLC, SFC] - Forecast to...

2014-09-09 23:00:40

Mt. Everest, the hottest attraction in Tibet, is seeing the peak tourism season. In order to help travelers get better prepared, Tibet Vista, the top Tibet travel operator, released practical travel guide to travelling in Tibetan side of Himalaya. lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 At an elevation of 8,844.43 meters, Mt. Everest is the main peak of the Himalayas. The world’s number one peak rises high on the border of China and Nepal. Its northern slope lies in the Tingri County of...

2014-09-09 20:23:58

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Pallets Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2042103/World-Pallets-Market.html Global sales to climb nearly 5% annually through 2017Worldwide sales of pallets are projected to climb nearly five percent per annum through 2017 in unit terms, representing an acceleration from the relatively sluggish pace of the 2007-2012 period. A pickup in manufacturing activity will spur...

2014-09-09 20:23:53

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Kaolin Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/702955/World-Kaolin-Market.html World demand to rise 3.3% annually through 2017Global demand for kaolin is forecast to rise 3.3 percent per year to 28.7 million metric tons in 2017, valued at $4.4 billion. Growth in kaolin consumption will accelerate as economic conditions improve worldwide, especially in recession-impacted North...

2014-09-09 20:23:44

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World HVAC Equipment Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/924409/World-HVAC-Equipment-Market.html World demand to rise 6% annually through 2018Global demand for HVAC equipment is expected to rise roughly six percent per year to $113 billion in 2018. Gains will be aided by continued expansion in building construction activity worldwide and improved spending in developed areas as the...

2014-09-09 20:21:24

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Activated Carbon Market, Freedoniahttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/848817/World-Activated-Carbon-Market-Freedonia.html World demand to rise nearly 4% annually through 2018Demand for roofing products worldwide is projected to grow nearly four percent per year through 2018 to over 12 billion square meters, a significant improvement from the lethargic performance of the 2008-2013...


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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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