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2014-10-17 04:21:00

New facility designed to meet strict ASME industry standards and certifications SHANGHAI, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentair Valves & Controls has commissioned a new pressure relief valve testing facility to help meet Asia's growing need for pressure relief systems in critical applications for the power generation, oil and gas, process, and petrochemical industries. The new steam test facility expands Pentair's current China based manufacturing, assembly, sales, start-up,...

2014-10-16 23:04:15

Silicon Valley Gathering Highlights Greatest Challenges, Tech Solutions and Business Opportunities in Cyber Security, Big Data, Cloud, IoT, Mobile, New Media Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The California Israel Chamber of Commerce (CICC) in collaboration with the Israeli Economic Mission to the West Coast and the Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest today announced the First Annual California Israel International Business Summit exploring the most exciting...

2014-10-16 20:26:51

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Yeast in US$ Million by the following Application Segments: Flavor Enhancers, Bakery, Animal Feed, Brewery, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets....

2014-10-16 20:23:02

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Chloroprene Rubber in Thousand Metric Tons the following End-Use Applications: Industrial Rubber Products, Adhesive, Automobile Products, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic...

2014-10-16 16:33:10

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Imaging Equipment Services in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: OEM, and Other Service Organizations. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets....

2014-10-16 16:30:19

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Proteomics in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are...

2014-10-16 16:28:48

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Condoms in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are...

2014-10-16 12:25:38

Accomplished Korean Chef and Korean Mixologist To Highlight Native Food and Drink;October 17-19 Event Promotes Greater Awareness of Traditional Korean Cuisine, and October 20 Media Event To Deliver Pairing of Makgeolli, Korean rice wine, with Korean food NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Korean pop star PSY rocked Times Square last New Year's Eve - now it's the turn of hansik, Korea's traditional cuisine, to set cultural standards in New York with a three-day event...

2014-10-16 12:24:10

SINGAPORE, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lauded for their best practices and continued success within their respective industries, Asia's leading companies were recognized at the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. In its seventh year, the annual Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards recognize companies that have implemented best practices in their industry, as well as demonstrated excellent achievements...

2014-10-16 04:22:02

HONG KONG, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The dynamic tissue industry in Asia has experienced a global take-off even in peripheral countries once unaffected by the winds of change. The sprouting demand for tissue products has therefore fostered investments in new mills and tissue machines, but this overflowing activity has not followed the actual consumption growth of the region and the whole Asia is now threatened by oversupply unless, in the short run, exports to other parts of 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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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.