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2014-04-08 23:30:47

DTT, the largest nationwide provider of surveillance and video-based loss prevention solutions, announced today a partnership with fast casual Asian stir-fry concept, Genghis Grill®. An agreement was signed early this year naming DTT the exclusive vendor for all corporate stores, which includes 62 locations. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 DTT, the largest nationwide provider of surveillance and video-based loss prevention solutions, announced today a partnership with fast...

2014-04-02 04:20:45

MANILA, Philippines, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustaining its nation-building efforts under its Project Wonderful program, Globe Telecom hosted a visit for U.S. actor Gabriel Macht of the hit TV series SUITS to the Philippines to help bring to life its advocacy of rebuilding sustainable livelihood programs for typhoon Haiyan-affected families and communities. Macht, best known for his role as Harvey Specter in the U.S. TV drama, visited Ormoc, Leyte, one of the most impacted...

Native Americans May Have Originated From Siberia
2013-11-21 04:43:08

[ Watch the Video: Bones From Siberia Share Similar DNA To Native Americans ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers sequencing the genome of the 24,000-year-old skeletal remains of a young Siberian boy have discovered that DNA from his gene pool could be responsible for over one-third of the ancestry of all modern Native Americans, according to a study appearing in the journal Nature. Investigators from the Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History...

2013-08-27 12:21:30

HONG KONG, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - L'VOYAGE, Sino Private Aviation (HK) Limited (SPAL) and partner Jetcraft Corporation (Jetcraft) announced a one-year charity project, effective 1 September 2013, to support the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK)'s "28 Days to Save a Child's Life" fundraising campaign (the Campaign). The charity project aims to raise over HK$1 million (US$136,800) to support the Campaign, in order to provide more than 2.2 million doses of vaccine to...

2013-05-28 08:30:06

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Perhaps it was the recent economic downturn. Maybe it was simply the emergence of a more savvy generation of cost-conscious buyers. Regardless, Fabulous Frocks has found a successful formula in marketing high-end wedding gowns at a fraction of their retail price while still treating the bride-to-be to a luxurious shopping experience. Now the Charleston, SC-based company has announced it is accepting applications to open franchise operations...

Ancient Chinese Coin Discovery Indicates Early Trade With East Africa
2013-03-14 06:30:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A joint expedition of researchers from The Field Museum and the University of Illinois at Chicago has discovered a 600-year-old Chinese coin on the Kenyan island of Manda. While the discovery of the coin may be fascinating, the more significant discovery is that the coin´s presence indicates the presence of trade between China and east Africa decades before the arrival of European explorers. The small coin was disk-like and...

2012-11-21 20:20:38

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first annual charity gala for The White Project is set to take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 8, 2012. The star-studded gala will include entertainers, athletes and celebrities that have dedicated a part of their lives to help children across the globe actively. Nine-time Grammy Award winner John Legend will light up the room with a special performance for the children of the world. HIH Princess Yasmine Pahlavi will be honored...

2012-07-09 02:28:44

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced its chairman, president, chief executive officer and co-founder, Dr. Sehat Sutardja, was given the Indonesian Diaspora Lifetime Achievement Award for Global Pioneering and Innovation at the first-ever Congress of Indonesian Diaspora, being held July 6 - 8 in Los Angeles. The award, presented by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, recognizes Dr. Sutardja's achievements in advancing technology through...

2012-06-04 17:55:37

Differences Between Westerners and East Asians Extend to Pictures on Popular Social Networking Site For millions of Facebook users, choosing which photo to use for an online profile is an important decision. Should it be lighthearted or professional, personal or more abstract? According to a study by researchers at the UT Dallas Center for Vital Longevity and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the photos we select may reflect individual preferences, but they also appear to...

2012-04-26 06:23:28

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a news release by U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) What: The U.S. Census Bureau will host a forum with the Asian American Justice Center on the Asian population at the Rayburn House Office Building. This event will highlight statistics from the American Community Survey and 2010 Census, providing a portrait of the Asian population in the U.S. Following the presentation,...