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2014-04-02 12:21:34

Airline Launches Daily Service Between Doha and Philadelphia International Airport PHILADELPHIA, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways' inaugural flight to Philadelphia touched down at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) this morning marking the airline's fifth gateway in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/NY96775 With the launch of the daily service between Philadelphia and Qatar Airways' hub in Doha, capital of the State of Qatar, the...

2014-04-02 12:21:19

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Commercial Aircraft Market in India 2014-2018 India is a potential market for the manufactures of commercial aircraft parts and MRO services. Currently, there is no company in India that manufactures complete commercial aircraft. Therefore, the country relies on the import of commercial aircraft from other countries such as the US and the UK. However, there are some vendors in India...

2014-04-02 08:36:22

Earnings Conference Call and Webcast to be Held on April 7, 2014 at 9:00 pm (Eastern)/6:00 pm (Pacific)/April 8,2014 9:00 am (China) ZHONGSHAN, China, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (NYSE: MY; "Ming Yang" or the "Company"), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, today announced that it expects to report its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013 after the market closes in the United...

2014-04-02 08:29:33

Doha, 2-3 April 2014 DOHA, Qatar, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The State of Qatar's Ministry of Endowment and Islamic Affairs will be hosting the National Unity and Social Coexistence on the 2nd and 3rd of April, during which an international panel of guest speakers will be putting forth religious, cultural and historical parallels to review approaches and to counter religious militancy and extremism, with a particular focus on Syria. (Photo:...

2014-04-02 08:26:36

BEIJING, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STV) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), the leading provider of conditional access ("CA") systems and comprehensive services to China's expanding digital television market, today declared a special cash dividend of US$0.50 per share on the Company's ordinary shares, par value US$0.0005 per share. Each of the Company's American depositary shares represents one ordinary share. Shareholders of record...

2014-04-02 08:20:17

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x7v44x/saudi_arabia_tyre) has announced the addition of the "Saudi Arabia Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x7v44x/saudi_arabia_tyre ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Saudi Arabia is one of the largest and strongest automotive markets in Middle...

2014-04-02 04:20:24

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k4b6wm/iraq_and) has announced the addition of the "Iraq and Kurdistan: Drilling & Oilfield Services Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k4b6wm/iraq_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The potential scale of the Iraqi oil & gas sector is unprecedented in modern times and...

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...


Latest Asia Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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