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2014-09-04 16:20:36

Nine road-rail infrastructure projects improve trade links and safety for local communities TOWNSHIP OF LANGLEY, BC, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The official opening of the Mufford Crescent overpass marks the completion of all nine Roberts Bank Rail Corridor (RBRC) infrastructure improvement projects in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Nina Grewal, Member of Parliament for Fleetwood - Port Kells, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today celebrated the final...

2014-09-04 12:22:56

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United Arab Emirates (UAE) Oil Gas Market Intelligence Report (Q2 2014)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2133072/United-Arab-Emirates-UAE-Oil-Gas-Market-Intelligence-Report-Q2-2014.html United Arab Emirates (UAE) oil and gas report from OGAnalysis is an initial guide, providing information on fields, blocks, storage, LNG, refinery and pipelines in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Amidst the...

2014-09-04 08:32:40

World's 4th Largest Exporter of Machine Tools Will Be Represented by More than 80 Companies; Press Conference & Panel Discussion Will Take Place Sept. 10 CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world's fourth largest exporter of machine tools, Taiwan will have a major presence at the 2014 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) running Sept. 8-13 at Chicago's McCormick Place. More than 80 companies from Taiwan will be exhibiting, and executives from some of the country's...

2014-09-04 08:26:32

BEIJING, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 China Art Industry Expo (Art Expo), an event jointly hosted by the Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China and the People's Government of Beijing, held a press conference at the Dadi Originality Art Center in Songzhuang, Beijing on September 3. The expo, themed "Arts Makes Life Better", which will take place in China Songzhuang, the world biggest original-art district, from September 29 to October 5, will consist of eight venues...

2014-09-04 00:20:55

BANGKOK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand has the chance to host a mega event once again as Unicity, one of the world's fastest growing multi-level marketing companies, agreed to host its "2014 Unicity Global Convention" in Bangkok from 15-18 October 2014 with 50,000 Unicity distributors worldwide thanks to Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)'s attractive campaign. The event reinforces the country's position as the regional MICE hub and strengthens the confidence of...

2014-09-03 23:02:49

New research study “Asia-Pacific Infusion Therapy Device Market” worked out by iData Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Infusion pumps form an integrated and established component part of the medical system. Hence, the soaring demand for these products is directly proportional to the number of people that are in need of medical care each year. For instance, the Australian population was increasing at around 2% annually as of 2013, but the...

2014-09-03 16:33:11

LONDON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:1Q14 Asia Pacific Mobile Operator Forecast, 2003 - 2017https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2264366/1Q14-Asia-Pacific-Mobile-Operator-Forecast-2003---2017.html IEMR's Asia Pacific Mobile Operator Forecast is the most comprehensive forecast of its kind in the world. This report provides operational and financial metrics for wireless markets across the region and is one of the best forecasts in...

2014-09-03 16:28:10

BANGKOK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After four days of fun festivities and trunk-to-trunk action, the 13(th) annual King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament has come to a close. Taking place in Bangkok for the first time, 16 teams showcased skillful play and created many memorable on-pitch moments, with the tournament resulting in new champions and tens of thousands of dollars raised for Thailand's elephant population. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142633 The tournament...

2014-09-03 08:24:11

Full Resumption of Production, Sales, Development Drilling and Facilities Construction at Demir Dagh CALGARY, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Group") today announces an update for its operations in the Hawler license area of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq ("Kurdistan Region"). Commenting today, Oryx Petroleum´s Chief Executive Officer, Michael Ebsary, stated: "We are very pleased that tangible improvements to the security...

2014-09-03 08:23:56

LONDON, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IFSEC Southeast Asia is now open from 3rd - 5th September in Kuala Lumpur IFSEC Southeast Asia, the region's largest security, fire and safety exhibition organised by UBM, today opened the doors to the industry for what is set to be a show stopping event taking place from 3rd - 5th September at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) IFSEC...


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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