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2014-08-06 04:21:22

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online voting started for the EXPO-2017 Astana exhibition mascot on 4 August 2014 in Kazakhstan. Cast your vote and see the voting results on the official website http://www.expo2017mascot.kz from 4 to 18 August. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400571-Astana-EXPO-2017 The qualifying round of the international competition for the best design of the EXPO-2017...

2014-08-06 04:20:18

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As it enters its fourth edition, Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific presents the most prominent voices in the Asia cruise market to lead the conference, slated for November 20-21, 2014. This year's conference will analyze the market potential and challenges associated with the emerging Asia cruise market as well as explore the infrastructure and itinerary development opportunities. Beginning Thursday morning, November 20(th), Zinan LIU, Vice...

2014-08-05 20:21:41

Company Helps Leading Utilities in Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand Deliver Smarter Energy Benefits to Customers KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilliant, a leading U.S.-based smart grid platform company, today announced further expansions of its smart grid projects with leading Southeast Asian utilities Tenaga Nasional Berhad ("TNB") in Malaysia, Manila Electric Company ("Meralco") in the Philippines and Provincial Electricity Authority ("PEA") in...

2014-08-05 12:28:29

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:World Asphalt Market, Freedoniahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/mining/world_asphalt_market_freedonia.htmlWorld demand to rise 3.6% annually through 2017World demand for primary asphalt, which is refined from crude petroleum or mined from naturally occurring sources, is projected to rise 3.6 percent yearly through 2017 from a weak 2012 base to 121 million metric tons...

2014-08-05 12:26:07

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Worldwide Market for Respiratory Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/worldwide_market_respiratory_devices.htmlThe worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow despite economic downturns mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of COPD. The market encompasses many different products to help treat and monitor...

2014-08-05 08:28:56

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:World Paint & Coatings Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/paints/world_paint_coatings_market.htmlGlobal demand to rise 5.2% annually through 2017Global demand for paint and coatings is forecast to rise 5.2 percent per year to 51.6 million metric tons in 2017, valued at $186 billion. Advances will be driven by a strong rebound in global building construction spending, particularly...

2014-08-05 08:22:02

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- Armenian armed forces have launched numerous large-scale attacks against Azerbaijan both across the Armenia-Azerbaijan border and along the Line of Contact. Armenia's irresponsible and provocative actions, which have led to a major escalation of violence and losses on both sides, prove once again that the protracted and illegal Armenian occupation of the...

2014-08-04 12:32:36

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Image Projector Markets in Asia to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/consumer_electronics/audio_visual_equipment/image_projector_markets_asia_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.html This industry report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for image projectors in...

2014-08-04 12:20:53

BURNABY, British Columbia, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing vehicle population, improving economic scenario coupled with emergence of new tyre technologies to augment tyre demand in Europe through 2019 With more than 91 tyre manufacturing facilities, 15 research and development centers and 12 leading tyre manufacturers currently operational in Europe, the region continues to be the epicenter of all the major global advancements in tyre technology. The sales of...

2014-08-04 08:24:23

BEIJING, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STV) ("China Digital TV" or "the Company"), the leading provider of conditional access ("CA") systems and comprehensive services to China's expanding digital television market, today announced it will report its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, after the U.S. market closes on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. China Digital TV's management will host an earnings conference call...


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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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