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2014-10-11 23:03:28

TCF Chairman and founder Mushtaq Chhapra tells audience at Education Reform Conference at Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C. that the Pakistan-based non-profit is reaching out to help public and private educators. First in series of TCF-hosted conferences seeking concrete solutions to Pakistan's education crisis. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 The Citizens Foundation (TCF) has passed its historic milestone of opening 1,000 schools for...

2014-10-11 23:01:04

The Asia-Pacific Mass Notification/Emergency Notification System market growing rapidly as it is one of the most disaster prone regions http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-mass-notification-emergency-notification-system-5975172928.html (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Mass Notification/Emergency Notification System market report defines and segments the Mass Notification/Emergency Notification System market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue....

2014-10-11 12:20:11

NEW DELHI, Oct. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Travel Awards (WTA) Reception Ceremony for 2014 was held at the Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi India on the evening of October 10(th), with Hainan Airlines Co., Ltd receiving high recognition by industry judges and passengers and awarded with "Asia's Leading Airline Business Class" at the event. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141011/151603 At last year's WTA, Hainan Airlines had received the award of World's and Asia's Leading...

2014-10-11 00:21:17

Home, Automotive and Office themes are new to Asia's No. 1 consumer electronics show HONG KONG, Oct. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Sources' (NASDAQ: GSOL) China Sourcing Fair's fall electronics show opened today and is one of the most highly anticipated events in the sourcing calendar of international buyers. The 2014 fall edition raises the bar for quality sourcing even higher by providing a selection of the latest consumer electronics and more in 3,700 booths hosted by suppliers from...

2014-10-10 23:02:24

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Automotive Drivetrain Market by Drive Type (FWD, RWD, & AWD), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, LCV, & HCV), & Region (Asia-Oceania, Europe, North America, & ROW) – Industry Trends & Forecast to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 The automotive drivetrain market is projected to grow with the increasing vehicle production. The Asia-Oceania region is estimated to be the largest market for automotive...

2014-10-10 12:21:09

BURNABY, Canada, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High Investments in Petrochemical Sector, Easy Availability of Raw Material and Significant Growth Across Major End User Industries to Buoy Masterbatch Demand in Saudi Arabia During 2014-19F Masterbatches are an important component in polymer processing value chain as they provide color and functional properties to finished plastic materials. During the last decade, domestic consumption of masterbatch in Saudi Arabia...

Sacramento Valley Red fox Photo Ben Sacks
2014-10-10 03:00:11

Provided by Kat Kerlin, UC Davis News Service Imagine attempting to trace your genetic history using only information from your mother’s side. That’s what scientists studying the evolution of the red fox had been doing for decades. Now, University of California, Davis, researchers have for the first time investigated ancestry across the red fox genome, including the Y chromosome, or paternal line. The data, compiled for over 1,000 individuals from all over the world, expose some...

2014-10-09 23:10:51

Alastair Mordey, Programme Director of The Cabin Chiang Mai addiction treatment centre will be joining Asia’s leading addiction professionals at the International Drug Prevention and Rehabilitation Conference – PREVENT 2014 in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan on 15-16 October, 2014. The Conference aims to enable delegates will share their knowledge and expertise with the goal of improving current addiction prevention strategies and rehabilitation standards currently employed in the region....

2014-10-09 23:07:45

Asia’s #1 CRM/ATS impresses judges and honoured as leading innovator of technology for recruiting industry Silicon Singapore (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 HRBoss, Asia’s leading data-driven Cloud solutions provider with global footprint and headquarters in Singapore, today announced that its SaaS enterprise platform, StaffingBoss, has been awarded ‘Best Innovation’ at The Global Recruiter Asia Pacific Industry Awards 2014. The winners were announced at the Awards Ceremony held at...

2014-10-09 16:27:06

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than a decade, ASAE's Great Ideas Conference has been delivering education in the United States. In 2015, ASAE is expanding the conference into Asia with the first-ever international event held in Hong Kong from March 22-24. ASAE's Great Ideas in Association Management Conference, Asia-Pacific is ASAE's first conference outside of North America. The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), an event partner of ASAE, is the conference...


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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.