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2014-04-12 23:02:27

MXI-Corp-Asia has announced a new Direct Sales Compensation Plan for Xocai Distributors. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 As the category creator and world leader in healthy chocolate, the true vision of Xoçai Healthy Chocolate, is to transform and improve individual lives worldwide, through its exclusive and healthy chocolate products. One such unique element is XoVita™, a proprietary high-antioxidant blend of cacao, Açai berries and blueberries, an ingredient combination exclusive to...

2014-04-12 12:20:03

PARIS, April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, the leader of the Iranian opposition called on Western countries to predicate their relations with the regime on the resolution of the human rights issue in Iran, especially abolishing executions, ending torture and suppression and accepting respect for the freedom of speech. Maryam Rajavi was the Keynote speaker of the first international gathering of Iranian youth associations, which was held in Paris. The...

2014-04-11 23:23:33

Jordan Lawrence is joining forces with HP Autonomy and Gibson Dunn for a MCLE event series to provide a roadmap for legal and IT to systematically dispose of legacy and redundant information. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Jordan Lawrence, the leading provider of records management and information governance solutions, today announced they will participate in a California multi-city MCLE event series, Delete Your Data Defensibly: A “How-To” for Legal & IT on April 29, 30 and...

2014-04-11 12:25:17

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/32397p/indepth_research) has announced the addition of the "In-depth Research on Online Education and Training Market in China, 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/32397p/indepth_research ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In 1999, China put forward Modern Distance...

2014-04-11 12:20:25

United Airlines and the James R. Jordan Foundation partner to give straight-A students from underserved communities trip of a lifetime CHICAGO, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and the James R. Jordan Foundation are sending four straight-A Chicago-area students and their families on the trip of a lifetime Sunday morning as part of United Airlines' "Family Dream Vacation Program." The hard-working students from Chicago's West Haven and Englewood neighborhoods have...

2014-04-10 23:00:05

The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) has announced the establishment of a new chapter in Taiwan, its first in Asia. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) has announced the establishment of a new chapter in Taiwan, its first in Asia. The RAPS Taiwan Chapter originated as an affiliate. In making the move to become an official chapter, it will be able to offer additional resources and opportunities to the regulatory community...

2014-04-10 12:33:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) during the second week of April ended down for most leading TASE indices - Companies continue to raise capital through debt and share offerings - TASE launches the "Tel-Aviv Tech-Elite Index" TA-25 The TA-25 index decreased 0.4% over the week, bringing year-to-date increase to 6.3%. (Logo:...

2014-04-10 08:29:11

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fcfbhm/pharmaceutical) has announced the addition of the "Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in the Middle East - Bahrain, Egypt, Iran Iraq Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan Syria, UAE, Yemen (Seminar, London)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fcfbhm/pharmaceutical ] conference to their offering. (Logo:...

2014-04-09 23:31:24

Jordan Lawrence provides a roadmap for legal and IT to systematically dispose of legacy and redundant information with retention rules based on industry-specific and defensible standards. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Jordan Lawrence, the leading provider of records management and information governance solutions, recently hosted a webinar on Getting to Defensible Deletion “A Roadmap for Legal & IT. The expert panel included Julia Brickell, Executive Managing Director and General Counsel...

2014-04-09 23:27:55

Eventpedia, a U.S.-based event mobile app provider, and The Canopy, an Indonesia-based event management and marketing consulting firm, have announced their partnership, which will integrate mobile technology for events in Asia. McLean, VA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Eventpedia, a well known event mobile app company, has partnered with The Canopy to better serve the Asian events industry. The Canopy has presently surprised their clients with fresh and new ways to make the events industry in...


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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