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2014-10-08 16:22:26

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's demand for Chloroform has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next decade, both production and demand will continue to grow. The Chinese economy maintains a high speed growth which has been stimulated by the consecutive increases of industrial output, import & export, consumer consumption and capital investment for over two decades. This new study examines China's economic trends, investment environment, industry...

2014-10-08 16:22:23

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's demand for Antiknock Agent has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next decade, both production and demand will continue to grow. The Chinese economy maintains a high speed growth which has been stimulated by the consecutive increases of industrial output, import & export, consumer consumption and capital investment for over two decades. This new study examines China's economic trends, investment environment, industry...

2014-10-08 12:20:38

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Samruk Kazyna, Kazakhstan's sovereign wealth fund managing major strategic state assets with the combined value of close to $100 bn, is overhauling its business strategy, including approaches to investments and to asset management. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/72762559-samruk-kazyna-transformation-forum New management mechanisms will soon be introduced...

2014-10-08 08:27:57

BAYREUTH, Germany, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioCer Entwicklungs GmbH (BCE), a German implantable biological medical device development and manufacturing company, announced today that it has achieved approval to commence sales of HaemoCer(TM), an Absorbable Polysaccharide Hemostat (APH), in the People's Republic of China (PRC). HaemoCer(TM) is a plant-based powdered hemostat for the control of blood loss in surgery. BCE's expansion in the Asia-Pacific markets is managed...

2014-10-08 08:24:26

-- Inaugural academy class begins with two weeks of coaching by New York philharmonic musicians, September 4 - 12 SHANGHAI, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai Orchestra Academy (SOA) was established in late 2012 through the intercontinental cooperation of Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO), New York Philharmonic (NYP) and Shanghai Conservatory of Music (SCM). The SOA is designed to address the need for advanced, post-graduate orchestral training, identified by Long Yu, music...

2014-10-08 04:21:30

DUBAI, UAE, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury SQft targets high-end audience in a bid to become the number one luxury property portal worldwide A new real estate portal has been launched in the UAE to fill a gap amongst consumers looking for a more targeted approach to finding a property. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141008/709562-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141008/709562-b...

2014-10-07 12:26:27

HAMBURG, Germany, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's premier Li Keqiang, EP president Schulz, Luxembourg's prime minister Bettel, Germany's foreign minister Steinmeier and EU trade commissioner De Gucht will be joining 600 business leaders in Hamburg/Germany Taking place on 10 and 11 October 2014 at the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, this year's "Hamburg Summit: China meets Europe" especially stands out for its high-ranking participants: China's premier Li Keqiang...

2014-10-07 12:21:35

DALLAS, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "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", published by MarketsandMarkets, classifies and defines the Automotive Drivetrain Market in terms of value and volume. The report highlights potential growth opportunities for Automotive Drivetrain Market in the...

2014-10-07 08:37:37

BEIJING, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE: SFUN, "SouFun" or the "Company"), the leading real estate Internet platform in China, today announced that it has entered into strategic cooperation agreements with China's leading real estate franchise company Century 21 China (NYSE: CTC). Pursuant to the strategic cooperation agreements with Century 21 China, 1) SouFun and Century 21 China will form a mutually preferred strategic partnership across their...

2014-10-07 08:32:23

BEIJING, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IFM Investments Limited (NYSE: CTC) ("Century 21 China Real Estate" or the "Company"), a leading comprehensive real estate services provider and the exclusive franchisor for the CENTURY 21® brand in China, today announced that it has entered into strategic cooperation agreements with SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE: SFUN) "SouFun"), the leading real estate Internet platform in China. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101228/CN22319LOGO...


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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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