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2014-08-15 23:05:36

Tibet Vista Tour (http://www.tibettravel.org), the top local travel agency, says that August is the best month to visit Tibet to experience exotic Tibetan culture in 2014. Lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 “August is a rainy season, but tourists to Tibet will increase instead of decreasing because various traditional festivals are going to be celebrated,” said Mr. Kunga, an experienced tour guide of Tibet Vista Tour. "The major festivals are Ganden Thangka Festival, Horse...

2014-08-15 23:05:28

A U.S.-China Goal to be proposed by The Millennium Project’s CEO at the 35th Anniversary of renewed U.S. and China diplomatic relations, at the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library, California (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 U.S. and China are the world’s greatest emitters of greenhouse gases and have the world’s largest economies. “As a result, the U.S. and China have the moral responsibility and the means to turn around the growth in CO2 parts per million from 400 today to 350 ppm in...

2014-08-15 23:04:12

Malteser International announces $500k matching grant challenge. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Malteser International is responding to the acute humanitarian crisis in Iraq, where hundreds of thousands of people – mainly Christian and other religious minorities – have fled persecution by the extremist group Islamic State (IS). The relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta announced today a pledge of $500,000 to match gifts from U.S. donors dollar for dollar. “Helping the...

2014-08-15 23:04:07

According to new report from BCC Research, the global market for operating room equipment is expected to reach nearly $21.0 billion by 2019, registering a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.8% from 2014 to 2019. The Asia market is expected to record highest growth in terms of CAGR with 15%. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, OPERATING ROOM EQUIPMENT: GLOBAL MARKETS, the global market for operating...

2014-08-14 16:21:20

BANGKOK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Market Advisors (GMA), a leading consulting firm to the casino gaming, hotel, and airline industries, announced today the opening of its Asia regional office. GMA's new office is located in the central business district of Bangkok, Thailand and will support clients located in the Asian region in advisory areas such as financial feasibility reports, marketing strategies, and government relations for companies in the casino gaming,...

2014-08-14 04:21:22

-- Reported second quarter revenue of $58.3 million -- NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Sources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GSOL) reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030303/LNM011LOGO-b Global Sources' executive chairman, Merle A. Hinrich, said: "In the second quarter, our export trade shows in Hong Kong performed very well and featured our largest-ever electronics series, including the inaugural Mobile Electronics show....

2014-08-13 23:05:30

According to iData Research new Asia-Pacific Spinal Implant and Vertebral Compression Fracture market report, spinal implant patients in Taiwan may receive expedient surgical attention, driven by financial incentives offered by local manufacturers and distributors Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 August 13, 2014 – Vancouver, BC – According to spinal implant market data released by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), ), the leading global authority in medical device...

2014-08-13 23:04:52

The Asia-Pacific Baking enzymes market report defines and segments the Baking enzymes market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-baking-enzymes-6141084503.html (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Baking enzymes market report defines and segments the Baking enzymes market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. The Baking enzymes market in Asia-Pacific is estimated to grow from around $92.6 million...

2014-08-13 12:26:19

GENEVA, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iranian regime must be completely evicted from Iraq to prevent repeat of past atrocities in that country Rouhani's one-year record reflects his total failure, especially in the field of human rights and freedoms in Iran Dossier on human rights abuses in Iran, especially the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners, must be referred to the UN Security Council In a conference at the United Nations European...

2014-08-13 08:24:28

WELLESLEY, Massachusetts, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BCC Research reveals in its new report, Global Markets and Advanced Technologies for Paints and Coatings [http://www.bccresearch.com/market-research/chemicals/advanced-technologies-paints-coatings-chm049d.html ] , the global market for paints and coatings is expected to grow to $155.6 billion by 2020, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.1%. Asia, particularly China and India, are experiencing the...


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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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'