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2014-10-23 12:26:31

CLEVELAND, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nacala Press is pleased to announce the release of "Vietnam: 35 Years After the Fall of Saigon. A Photographic Narrative," by Mark Zannoni. The book provides a multidisciplinary insight into contemporary Vietnam. Through its 189 color images, this book presents Vietnam at this unique moment when the legacy of conflict is giving way to a renewed economic and social order. While the Vietnam War's legacy in the United States is well documented,...

2014-10-23 12:21:26

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today announces the implementation of a codeshare arrangement with China Airlines that will offer customers seamless bookings and travel between Taipei, Taiwan, elsewhere in Asia and multiple destinations across the United States. The new codeshare agreement, the fourth for the California-based airline, involves China Airlines placing its two-letter airline code (CI) on a range of Virgin America markets including flights...

2014-10-23 08:42:19

BEIJING, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarena International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TEDU) ("Tarena" or the "Company"), a leading provider of professional education services in China, today announced that it will release its unaudited financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014 ended September 30, 2014, before the U.S. markets open on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Company management will hold an earnings conference call and live webcast to discuss its results at 8:00AM U.S....

2014-10-22 23:13:39

Chiu-Ti Jansen, Publisher of YUE Magazine and Founder of CHINA HAPPENINGS, hosted the magazine’s third anniversary celebration at the Harmonie Club in New York City on October 20. The black tie gala honored eight of the most powerful Chinese and Chinese American influencers in the world of philanthropy: David Henry Hwang, Yue-Sai Kan, Anla Cheng Kingdon, Michelle Kwan, Lang Lang, Richard Lui, Hao Jiang Tian and Shirley Young. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Chiu-Ti Jansen,...

2014-10-22 23:13:09

transcosmos will Provide BPO Services such as Contact Center Services in Vietnam and other Markets and Off-Shore Service such as Design and Development Support for the Japanese Market Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 On Thursday, September 11, 2014, transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) held an opening ceremony for transcosmos Vietnam co., ltd. (Headquarters: Hanoi, Vietnam; hereafter,...

2014-10-22 23:11:24

Jordan Lawrence will showcase how any company can develop and implement a successful Information Governance program in 90 days. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Jordan Lawrence, a longtime Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Alliance Partner and the leading provider of Information Governance solutions, today announced they will Sponsor this year’s ACC Annual Meeting, October 28-31, in New Orleans. The ACC Annual Meeting, which is the largest gathering of corporate lawyers...

2014-10-22 23:10:06

Tenured UK physician and life sciences and regenerative medicine advocate, Dr. Yousef “Josh” Siddiqui, BSc MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DCH, joins the advisory team of international research and private equity consultancy, Grace Century, FZ LLC. Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Grace Century, a private equity consultancy specializing in game-changing life science and healthcare projects, announces the addition of Dr. Yousef “Josh” Siddiqui, BSc MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DCH to its advisory...

2014-10-22 04:23:28

LONDON, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global e-Invoicing network now offers compliant invoice-processing automation in 47 countries Tungsten Corporation plc (LSE:TUNG) now delivers compliant e-Invoicing in Qatar. Following a detailed review of Qatari commercial and tax law, Tungsten Network [http://www.tungsten-network.com ], the global e-Invoicing network built on OB10, now enables customers to send and receive electronic invoices that qualify as a legal...

2014-10-22 04:21:16

Company's New App Offers Consumers and Professionals the Ability to Calculate their Green Product Purchases' "Return on Investment" and "Return on Environment" MORROW, Ga., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TOTO, the largest plumbing manufacturer in the world with $5.1 billion dollars in annual sales, announced today that it has further enhanced its position as a leader in sustainable product design and marketing providing by consumers and professionals with a new web-based sustainable...

2014-10-21 23:03:53

Israeli Team Making Special Appearances during November Exhibition Schedule New York, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 As the Israel Tennis Centers Foundation welcomes in the New Year 5775, the organization announced a series of events in November featuring a diverse multicultural team of Israeli players and their coach:                            ...


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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