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2014-07-09 16:23:47

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Housing Market https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/701944/World-Housing-Market.html World demand to rise 3.2%annually through 2018 Worldwide construction of new housingunits is projected to reach 62.0 million in2018 on 3.2 percent yearly advances from2013. Although global population growthis expected to decelerate over the forecastperiod, declines in average householdsize will...

2014-07-08 23:12:27

transcosmos Provides Contact Center Service and BPO Service to the Japanese and Vietnamese Market Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) has established a new operation center, transcosmos Vietnam co., ltd. (Headquarters: Hanoi, Vietnam; hereafter, transcosmos Vietnam) in Vietnam and will launch its business operations in July 2014. transcosmos Vietnam will be...

2014-07-08 23:00:30

Singapore’s Changi Airport Group turn to HRBoss' applicant tracking solution to improve candidate experience and boost hiring efficiencies. Silicon Singapore (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Today, HRBoss announced that the world’s most awarded airport, Changi Airport Group, has implemented their Applicant Tracking Solution, HiringBoss, to streamline the hiring process and provide an overall candidate-oriented experience for job applicants. With more than 53.7 million passengers passing...

US Experts On Iraq Being Targeted By Chinese Hackers
2014-07-08 13:11:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chinese hackers, believed to be associated with the Chinese government in Beijing, have reportedly changed their targets and have begun to breach computers belonging to experts in Iraq. These hackers, who were identified earlier this year by CrowdStrike as "Deep Panda" and its sister unit "Putter Panda" and working for the People's Liberation Army 3rd Department 12th Bureau Unit 61486, had been targeting US experts on Asian geopolitical...

2014-07-08 12:29:16

Australia Has the Strongest Presence of These Innovative Products, But Competitors Are Increasingly Focusing on China, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the Asia Pacific market for transcatheter embolization and occlusion (TEO) devices--including Australia, China, South Korea and India--is a dynamic and fast-growing market, driven by the launch of novel products such as interventional...

2014-07-08 12:28:19

The approved projects involve innovations in the areas of 3D Printing, Agro-technology, Information Security, Homeland Security and others TEL AVIV, Israel, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During its meeting on June 26, 2014, held in Washington D.C., the Board of Governors of the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation, approved $8.9 million in funding for eleven new projects between Israeli and American companies. In addition to the grants...

2014-07-08 12:26:54

San Francisco's Asian Art Museum offers West Coast audiences a first look at recent archaeological discoveries from the Arabian Peninsula SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the shifting sands of Saudi Arabia outside the city of Thaj, archaeologists discovered the tomb of a young royal girl buried nearly 2,000 years ago, uncovering exquisite jewelry, a haunting gold mask and other objects--all made of gold. These funerary treasures are just a few of the...

2014-07-08 08:20:53

TBILISI, Georgia, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry thought leaders meet to discuss route development and other key issues affecting the region The first ever Routes Silk Road event, hosted by United Airports of Georgia in Tbilisi saw attendance from 300 senior aviation professionals from across the CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia regions, opened with the Routes Silk Road Strategy Summit on Sunday, 6th July. The event included a special...

2014-07-08 04:22:11

NETANYA, Israel, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company") announced today that the public tenders for its series H and series I debentures, previously announced on July 6, 2014, have been concluded. The Company received offers for approximately NIS 1.2 billion total consideration and accepted only a portion of these offers. The final pricing information relating to the public offering is as follows:...

2014-07-07 23:05:49

Asia’s hot SaaS provider, HRBoss, recognised by IAWES for market-defining recruiting software Silicon Singapore (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 HRBoss, a leading provider of data-driven Cloud solutions with clients including government organisations, MNCs, SMEs and start-ups across Asia and the world, has been honoured with Silver at the 1st Annual Recruiting Service Innovation Awards (ReSis). The award was presented at a gala reception held at the conclusion of the Society for Human Resource...


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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