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2014-07-28 08:33:27

Earnings Call Scheduled for 8:00 a.m. ET on August 14 BEIJING, July 28, 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 that it plans to release unaudited financial results for the third quarter fiscal year 2014 ended June 30, 2014, after market close on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. The earnings release will be available on the...

2014-07-28 08:24:50

ReportsnReports.com offers 2014 Market Research Report on Global Iron Oxide Industry in its store. DALLAS, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 2014 Market Research Report on Global Iron Oxide Industry is a professional and depth research report on Global Iron Oxide industry that you would know the world's major regional market conditions of Iron Oxide industry, the main region including North American, Europe and Asia etc, and the main country including United States ,Germany, Japan...

2014-07-26 23:02:23

Bringing Advanced Renewable Power to Asia Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Regenedyne LLC, a US-based power company, and Pantheon Environmental Pte., a Singapore-based environmental technology company, today agreed to form a new joint venture in Singapore called TerraNomics, Pte. Both the joint venture agreement and licensing deed were signed in April and amended in July in Dallas, TX and Atlanta, GA simultaneously. Regenedyne will be contributing its multi-patented, magnetic power...

2014-07-26 08:20:52

ReportsnReports.com offers 2014 Market Research Report on Global Sodium Stannate Industry research report to its store. DALLAS, July 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "2014 Market Research Report on Global Sodium Stannate Industry " is a professional and depth research report on Global Sodium Stannate industry that you would know the world's major regional market conditions of Sodium Stannate industry, the main region including North American, Europe and Asia etc., and the main country...

2014-07-25 09:17:26

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) Climate change could have a bigger impact on water resources in Jordan than in Israel and Palestine The drinking water resources on the eastern, Jordanian side of the Dead Sea could decline severe as a result of climate change than those on the western, Israeli and Palestinian side. This is the conclusion reached by an international team of researchers that calculated the water flows around the Dead Sea. The natural replenishment rate...

2014-07-25 00:20:20

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club expressed concern Thursday over reports that a Washington Post reporter, his wife and two photojournalists have been detained in Iran. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO "If these reports are accurate, we urge the Iranian authorities to promptly explain this action and to release these journalists, who are merely covering news in Iran," said NPC President Myron Belkind. A Washington Post...

2014-07-24 23:13:15

China Love Date, a leading online dating website to help men meet Chinese women, is now allowing interested male members to sign up for free. The premise of the site is to help men find friendship and even love, all while encouraging members to explore the rich culture of China. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 China Love Date, an online dating website designed to highlight datable Chinese women and their culture, is now allowing interested male members to sign up for free. In doing so, male members...

2014-07-24 16:29:42

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SSD) today announced its second quarter 2014 results. Results of Operations for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2014, Compared with the Three Months Ended June 30, 2013 Overview Net sales increased 6.4% to $207.9 million for the second quarter of 2014 from $195.3 million for the second quarter of 2013. The Company had net income of $20.5 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to...

2014-07-24 16:21:35

S.I.U. and the Government of Canada join forces and focus on a Priority Veteran Hiring Initiative THOROLD, ON, July 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Seafarers' International Union of Canada (S.I.U), the most important sailors' union in Canada, representing the majority of unlicensed and licensed sailors working aboard vessels across Canada, today announced that it has launched a new initiative that will focus on priority training and hiring for members of the Canadian Armed Forces as...

2014-07-24 11:06:27

The Lancet Across the world, in high- and low-income countries, women, men, and transgender people who sell sex are subjected to repressive and discriminatory law, policy, and practice, which in turn fuel human rights violations against them, including violence and discrimination. All of these factors are preventing sex workers from accessing the services which they need in order to effectively prevent and treat HIV infection, according to a major new Series on HIV and sex workers,...


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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