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2014-11-05 04:20:32

AURORA, ON, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc.

2014-08-08 04:20:25

AURORA, ON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc.

2014-07-11 08:26:34

The Houston Technology Center is pleased to announce and highlight the creation of HTC-Asia. HOUSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HTC-Asia is a private, for-profit venture

2014-05-08 08:21:44

AURORA, ON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Latest Asian Reference Libraries

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...

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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