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2014-07-01 20:20:20

World's 5-star Airline Opens 7th Destination in the United States DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Texas, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways today commenced daily, non-stop services between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and the newly unveiled Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha, Qatar. The new route increases Qatar Airways' extensive global network to seven gateways within the United States and 144 destinations worldwide....

2014-07-01 15:17:15

Science China Press Li Haijun and fellow researchers at Minzu University of China, in Beijing, conducted a series of geometric morphometric analyses of the contours of the side face and variations in the Tu and Zang (Tibetan) ethnic minorities from Qinghai Province, in northwestern China. Their study, entitled "Morphometric analysis of the Chinese facial profile: Contours of the side face and variations in the Tu and Zang ethnic minorities", was published (in Chinese) in the Chinese...

2014-07-01 12:32:10

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roshan, Afghanistan's leading total communications provider, announced today that it received awards and special commendations at both the 2014 Asia Communication Awards (ACA) and the 2014 Financial Times/International Finance Corporation (FT/IFC) Transformational Business Awards. Roshan received the "Social Contribution Award" at the 2014 Asia Communications Awards for the social impact of its Telemedicine program, which leverages the...

2014-07-01 12:26:31

PARIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the first day of the holy month of Ramadan and two days after the annual international gathering of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, members of the United Front Against Islamic Extremism from 17 countries in the Middle East and the World gathered at the NCRI headquarters in Auvers-sur-Oise, France to affirm their support for the group's struggle against the clerical regime in Iran. The participants also expressed their...

2014-07-01 08:36:59

SINGAPORE, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BornToBunk.com is an online travel reservation portal, with specialty in properties within the Asia Pacific, for the budget, independent and youth travel (BIYT) market. Headquartered in Singapore, BornToBunk.com connects travelers to their choice accommodations in Asia, the world's top travel destination. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-07-01 08:35:16

Network World Asia selects Gigamon as award winner in 2014 Information Management Awards SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon® (NYSE: GIMO), a leader in traffic visibility solutions with its innovative Unified Visibility Fabric(TM), today announced its recognition as the winner of Network World Asia's 2014 Information Management Awards in the "Network Traffic Monitoring & Management" category. The Network World Asia (NWA) Information Management Awards are...

2014-07-01 04:22:47

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Imaging Ltd. (TASE, NASDAQ: EMITF) ("Elbit" or the "Company") announced today, following its announcement dated February 20, 2014 (the "Previous Announcement"), that the Company and Bank Leumi Le Israel B.M. ("Bank Leumi") have reached an agreement on the terms of a proposed settlement of the parties' disputes with respect to the Company's debt to Bank Leumi (the "Settlement"). The consummation of the Settlement is subject...

2014-06-30 23:05:23

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency will host the Vietnam Airport Operations and Development Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) from July 20 to 31, 2014. U.S. companies are being encouraged to participate in this RTM by attending the July 22 business briefing in Washington, DC; becoming a sponsor, or hosting the delegation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The U.S. Trade and Development Agency will host the Vietnam Airport Operations and Development Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) from July 20...

2014-06-30 12:28:16

LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Best Practices: Mobilizing Financial Services in Asia/Pacific -- 50 Pioneers Lead the Wayhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/asia_pacific/singapore/best_practices_mobilizing_financial_services_asia_pacific_50_pioneers_lead.html This IDC Financial Insights gives a comprehensive analysis of how financial services providers are utilizing mobility to build new revenue streams, increase...

2014-06-30 12:27:57

LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Worldwide Multifunction Peripheral 2013-2017 Forecast and Analysishttp://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/computer_peripherals/printers_scanners/worldwide_multifunction_peripheral_2013_2017_forecast_analysis.html This IDC study quantifies the worldwide MFP market opportunity and analyzes its issues and trends. It includes inkjet, monochrome, and color laser technology forecasts and...


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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