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2014-08-01 23:07:54

New Company Committed To Regional Customers Reading, PA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Fidelity Technologies Corporation (Fidelity Technologies) announced the formation of Fidelity Technologies Middle East LLC (Fidelity Middle East) based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Fidelity Middle East is owned jointly by Fidelity Technologies, Reading, Pennsylvania and Mohammed Khalfan Al Qamzi, a prominent UAE entrepreneur. Fidelity Technologies is a United States based defense contractor with...

2014-08-01 23:05:38

Asia’s #1 SaaS provider recognized by Stratus Awards as leader in recruiting and staffing technology sector. Silicon, Singapore (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 HRBoss, the Asia-based software provider for the staffing and HR professions, has been named as a finalist in the 2014 Stratus Cloud Awards. Organized by The Business Intelligence Group, the awards called out the HRBoss ATS/CRM solution for recruitment firms, StaffingBoss, as one of the 53 Cloud solutions that matter across all...

2014-08-01 12:26:55

Malaria No More, APLMA and the ADB join forces to mobilize resources and rally regional leadership in endemic Asia SINGAPORE, August 1st, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to fight malaria and the resistance to its front-line treatment in Asia, Malaria No More (MNM) has entered into a new partnership with the Asia-Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). An event to address current challenges in the region and bring new private sector...

2014-08-01 08:24:32

Splendid performance by famous artists including Kim Beom-su, Yang Bang-eon and Na Yun-seon from August 5 to 10 INCHEON, South Korea, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Incheon International Airport, one of the few airports to present year round premium art and cultural performances, has organized a splendid program to help visitors dispel the summer heat during the peak vacation season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132489 The special Cool Summer Concert will be held...

2014-08-01 08:23:16

TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 22, 2014 the Rwandan Foreign Minister visited the Rwandan students at Agrostudies. Her visit to Israel, while planned in advanced, coincided with the recent escalation between Israel and the Palestinians. Even so, the Minister decided to arrive on schedule as a show of support to the Israeli people: "I am here on behalf of the government of Rwandan to show solidarity to the people of Israel. This is a difficult time of Israel and...

2014-07-31 23:16:19

FM Malaysia is the leading online music and entertainment portal in the region. Through fm.com.my, the portal offers a broad range of music-related information and resources for its members. Kuala Lumpur (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Fm.com.my is a Malaysian-based portal which offers the best platform of information on the Malaysian music industry. Members can now read about all the Malaysian artistes, entertainers and singers who have been successful in the past few decades and those who are...

2014-07-31 17:36:22

Wellcome Trust Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to critical border regions of Southeast Asia, seriously threatening global malaria control and elimination programs, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study confirms that resistance to the world's most effective antimalarial drug, artemisinin, is now widespread in Southeast Asia. This is not the first, or even the second time the malaria parasite has developed resistance to front line...

2014-07-31 16:25:38

Large ITO Contracts, Robust Manufacturing Sector Drive First-Half Performance BANGALORE, India, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outsourcing activity in the Asia Pacific region reached record highs in the first half, hitting an all-time peak in contract awards and equaling the record for contract value in a half, according to data released today by Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company. The ISG...

2014-07-31 16:21:32

- Accelerates Cooper Standard's fluid transfer systems strategy implementation into Asia NOVI, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CPS), the parent company of Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. ("Cooper Standard"), today announced that it is forming a joint venture with INOAC Corp. of Japan expanding the reach of Cooper Standard's fluid transfer systems products in the Asia Pacific automotive market. Upon closing, expected in the third quarter...

2014-07-31 12:29:17

CONCORD, N.C., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CosaTron, the leading U.S. manufacturer of air contamination control systems for commercial HVAC systems sold worldwide, announces that it has established Energy International Corporation (EIC) as the representative to the Middle East. EIC has key strategic locations in Qatar, UAE, Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/132058 CosaTron has been solving IAQ problems in 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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.