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2014-04-01 23:23:16

Professionals from across East Asia will discuss the latest hot topics in all stages of drug development at the 8th DIA Annual Conference in Japan for Asian New Drug Development. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Professionals from across East Asia will discuss the latest hot topics in all stages of drug development at the 8th DIA Annual Conference in Japan for Asian New Drug Development. The event will return for its eighth year on May 22 to 23, at Sola City Hall, Ochanomizu in Tokyo....

2014-04-01 20:22:29

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lcglr4/saudi_arabia) has announced the addition of the "Saudi Arabia Electric Motors Market Forecast and Opportunities to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lcglr4/saudi_arabia ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) According to Saudi Arabia Electric Motors Market Forecast & Opportunities to...

2014-04-01 20:22:26

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6v9vg8/uae_digital) has announced the addition of the "UAE Digital Signage Market Forecast and Opportunities to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6v9vg8/uae_digital ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) According to UAE Digital Signage Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019, the UAE digital...

2014-04-01 20:20:20

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/crvdfg/south_africa_tyre) has announced the addition of the "South Africa Tyre Market Forecast and Opportunities to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/crvdfg/south_africa_tyre ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) According to South Africa Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities to 2019, the...

2014-04-01 16:21:31

DOHA, Qatar, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, formally laid the foundation stone for Laffan Refinery 2 (LR2) at a special ceremony held today at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha. LR2 will effectively double the condensate refining capacity of the Laffan Refinery to 300,000 barrels per day, solidifying the country's unique position as the largest condensate producer with the largest condensate...

2014-04-01 12:30:47

LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Worldwide Home Networking 2014-2018 Forecast This IDC study provides the worldwide forecast for adoption of home networks. It forecasts the number of households with home networks and breaks out home networks by application type, including PC home networks and multimedia home networks. This document also forecasts unit shipments of and revenue from wireless home routers in each region,...

2014-04-01 08:20:01

MTA HANOI 2014 sees 20% increase in size and 24% increase in exhibitorsHanoi, Vietnam, Apr 1, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - International and local manufacturing solution providers will be occupying the International Centre for Exhibition (I.C.E) in Hanoi over the next three days to present a showcase of high quality technologies and manufacturing solutions at MTA HANOI 2014 - Northern Vietnam's definitive manufacturing solutions event.Into its third edition, the event has seen a 20% increase in...

2014-03-31 23:36:17

China Love Date, one of the leading international dating websites used by Americans and the British, recognizes the ancient Chinese Qing Ming Festival with how-to tips for reconnecting with family members living afar. The dating website, which connects Chinese women with Western men, is an authority in assisting the meet ups of long distance relationships, and offers helpful, insightful tips for family members looking to maintain close relationships while living far apart. (PRWEB) March...

2014-03-31 23:03:31

On 19-22 May, 2014, international leaders from chemicals and plastics industry will convene in Singapore for CMT’s 3rd Biobased World Asia to discuss current trends & future outlook of global as well as Asia’s biobased chemicals & bioplastics developments, including market dynamics with key focus on production capacities, biochemical commercialization, end user perspectives, and more. Singapore (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Incorporating two key conferences – 4th BiobasedChem Asia...

2014-03-31 08:26:08

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An Arab social entrepreneur wants an honor from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to draw attention to the power of "cultural diplomacy" to build closer ties with the United States. "This could be a bridge between our region and the rest of the world," said Badr Jafar, CEO of Crescent Enterprises, Sharjah, UAE. "Art and culture offer the best representation of a people, and are a healthy approach to generating...


Latest Asia Reference Libraries

Sumatran Elephant, Elephas maximus sumatranus
2014-04-11 11:15:18

The Sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found on the island of Sumatra in forested areas. This species reaches an average height between 6.6 and 10 feet at the shoulders, with a weight between 4,400 and 8,800 pounds. It has lighter skin than the other subspecies of the Asian elephant, maximus and indicus, and has some depigmentation on its body. Females have been recorded living for up to seventy-five years in captivity, but only up...

Sri Lankan Elephant, Elephas maximus maximus
2014-04-11 10:52:49

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found in Sri Lanka. This species resides in lowland dry zone habitats in eastern, southeastern, and northern areas of Sri Lanka. It reaches an average height between 6.6 and 11 feet at the shoulders and weight between 4,400 and 12,000 pounds. It is darker in color than the other two subspecies of the Asian elephant and has more depigmentation its belly, face, ears, and trunk. Only seven percent...

Black Snub Nosed Monkey, Rhinopithecus bieti
2014-04-10 16:06:59

The black snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti), also known as the Yunnan golden hair monkey, the black golden hair monkey, or the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that can be found in the Yunling Mountains. It prefers to reside in deciduous-evergreen coniferous forests or temperate coniferous forests, at elevations of up to 15,419 feet. This species was named after Bishop Félix Biet, the man who first collected it for study. The black snub-nosed monkey is...

Batak Pony
2014-04-10 11:16:16

The Batak Pony is a breed of pony that originated in Central Sumatra, Indonesia. It is thought to have a bloodline from the Mongolian Horse and the Arabian. This breed is being continually bred with  Arabian bloodline to improve its quality. Indonesians breed the Batak selectively and often use them to improve the quality of nearby island horses. The Batak along with seven other breeds are native to Indonesia. The Batak were used as sacrifices to the Gods long ago, but now they are mostly...

Bashkir Pony
2014-04-10 09:11:21

The Bashkir Pony is an ancient breed of the former Soviet Union (USSR). The breed was developed by the Bashkir people during the seventh century and believed to be descendents of the steppe horse in Western Asia and the Bashkirian forest horse. The Bashkir is sometimes cross bred with breeds such as the Don, Budyonny or Ardennes to improve the quality. Other cross breeding has been done with the Russian Heavy Draft, Kazakh and Yakut horses. The pony has become a part of the local...

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