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2014-04-07 23:28:27

Advocates for Youth Supports Young People Across the Country Who are Transforming the Way the World Sees HIV & AIDS on National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 26 percent of all new HIV infections occur among young people ages 13 to 24 years old. Of those new infections, African-American youth and young men who have sex with men (YMSM) are most at risk: nearly 60 percent...

2014-04-07 23:28:23

MXI-Corp-Asia has announced a new Networking Compensation Plan for Xocai Distributors. (PRWEB) April 07, 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...

2014-04-07 12:37:51

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia/Pacific Big Data Technology and Services 2013-2017 Analysis and Forecast: The Journey to Tech+ Transformation Continues, Next Stop Is Innovation This IDC study examines the Big Data technology and services market for the period 2011-2017. The Big Data market is an aggregation of the storage, server, networking, software (e.g., information management software, discovery and analytics...

2014-04-07 08:29:18

IRVINE, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned dermatologist Zein Obagi, MD, Founder and Medical Director of ZO Skin Health, Inc., announces the launch of breakthrough solutions from ZO Skin Health, Inc., at The Aesthetic Meeting in San Francisco, CA, April 24-29, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140121/LA49259LOGO Hosted by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation, The Aesthetic...

2014-04-07 08:20:41

Daily Non-Stop Houston Route To Doha Provides Important Business Link To Middle East and Beyond HOUSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week Qatar Airways, a member of the oneworld alliance, celebrated five years of flying to Houston, Texas. The airline began daily, non-stop service between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Doha on March 30, 2009. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/NY99300 Qatar Airways CEO, Mr. Al Baker, said, "This year marks...

2014-04-07 04:22:06

OSAKA, Japan, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - JAPAN TIMELINE is Website Connecting "Japan's 47 Prefectural Governments" and "1,000 Travel Agencies in Asia," Offering Service in Which Local Governments Can Release Information about Their Locality to World in Realtime - Freeplus Co., Ltd., which handles the Japan tourism business, is starting a Japan tourism information distribution service called "JAPAN TIMELINE" on April 7. -- "JAPAN TIMELINE," a portal website for Japan tourism...

2014-04-07 04:21:01

FINAS highlights exceptional creative talents and Malaysia's state-of-the-art production facilities at MIPTV 2014 CANNES, France, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaysia is poised to take the lead as the creative and content hub for South East Asia, having invested significantly in up-skilling local talents and facilitating state-of-the-art production facilities that are now attracting globally-recognised production companies here as a preferred locale. The two-pronged strategy of...

2014-04-06 00:21:42

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sultanate of Oman accepted the first of its second order of Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-16 Fighting Falcons in a ceremony April 3 at Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth facility. The fighter aircraft will ferry to Oman later this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140406/DA98998 In 2002, the Sultanate of Oman became the 23rd member of the F-16 family and now joins the 15 other countries which have ordered additional F-16...

2014-04-04 23:42:46

US wind turbine manufacturer Argosy Wind Power moved its global headquarters, production, and manufacturing facility to a larger Aurora, Ohio location. Growing demands for their permanent magnet wind turbines for government FIT tariffs in the UK, Asia, Europe and South America required upgraded an upgraded facility to handle higher production demand and ease logistical concerns. Aurora, OH (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Argosy Wind Power’s world headquarters has moved its Global Headquarters to...

2014-04-04 23:41:50

New Technologies Bring Promise of Safer Roads to World’s Fastest Growing Vehicle Markets Taipei, Taiwan (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 MODUS, a world leading end-to-end insurance telematics solution provider and ATrack Technology Inc., a world-class manufacturer of GPS Vehicle Telematics Devices, today announced a new partnership to bring Modus’ innovative suite of insurance telematics solutions to insurance providers and their customers throughout Asia. According to a 2011 report published...


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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