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2012-07-08 18:21:31

HONG KONG, July 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Asian-based participants in LAS VEGAS ASIA EXPO, which is hosted by Kenfair Exhibition (U.S.A.) Limited are getting ready to offer top products and new innovative merchandise to the USA and Canadian buyers as well as the Mexican and South American importers, distributors and wholesalers, who have registered to attend the expo this coming August. Over 400 Suppliers from Mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan,...

Smallest Ever Mammoth Species Identified
2012-05-09 10:12:56

Researchers at London's Natural History Museum have discovered the smallest species of mammoth to ever roam the Earth -- a dwarf version of the ancient creature that was approximately the size of a modern baby Asian or African elephant, according to a statement released by the museum on Wednesday. According to that press release, the mammoth, species Mammuthus creticus, was approximately one meter tall and weighed roughly 300kg, or half the weight of M. lamarmorai, which was previously...

2012-03-01 08:40:00

PARIS, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian companies' increased activity in attracting international investment and in deploying capital outside their region is reflected at MIPIM 2012. Delegations from 10 Asian territories, including Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, China and South Korea, are heading to the Cannes-based international real estate event. "On March 6, MIPIM's Asia-themed programme will feature a series of dedicated conference sessions and networking events, emphasising...

2011-02-16 15:30:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It is safe to say that where the shipping industry historically "banked" on the banks for capital, in today's brave new world, multiple funding sources are requisite. Moreover, it has become clear that public companies with access to the capital markets had a real competitive edge. The trend was clear in the selection of shipping industry financial transactions from the year 2010 receiving Awards from Marine Money magazine. Last year at this...

2008-12-17 16:00:00

Highlights - White Energy to merge its South East Asian Business with US listed company Asia Special Situation Acquisition Corp (ASSAC) - Merged Company to be valued at AU$385 million - Merged Company will have cash reserves of AU$170 million - Post merger, US listed company to be called White Energy South East Asia Corporation (WESEAC) and to be managed by White Energy - White Energy to own 56% of WESEAC SYDNEY, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- White Energy Company Limited (White Energy (ASX:...

2008-07-14 09:00:46

By Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop Tony Davis, the chief executive of Tiger Airways, based in Singapore, readily admits that he is much happier running an Asian- based low-cost airline right now than he would be running one in Europe or the United States. For one thing, the significant strengthening of Asian currencies against the dollar in recent months has helped mitigate some of the effects of the ever-rising price of oil, traded in dollars, while historically low interest rates have made...


Latest Asian Reference Libraries

Burmilla
2013-06-11 15:47:50

The Burmilla is a domestic cat breed that was developed in 1981 in the United Kingdom. Unlike other breeds that were developed by breeding two distinct cats in a controlled environment, this breed was accidentally created when a lilac Burmese and a Chinchilla Persian, both pure bred cats awaiting breeding partners, encountered each other after a domestic worker left the door separating the two cats open. The resulting litter of four kittens was born in 1981. This breed is accepted by the...

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2007-12-13 13:28:07

The Bombay is a Burmese type cat with a black coat, paw pads and nose, and green or copper eyes. The American Bombay was created by crossing an American Shorthair with a Burmese, while in the UK it was created by crossing Burmese with domestic black cats, and is part of the Asian group. The Bombay was originally bred for the purpose of creating a domestic cat that resembled a wild panther. The black coat of a Bombay is very silky, short, and close to the body and therefore does not...

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