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2014-05-26 23:00:16

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on “China Contract Research Organization (CRO) Industry Report, 2013-2016” to its store. Place a direct purchase order at http://www.lifescienceindustryresearch.com/purchase?rname=13614. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 China CRO industry has developed rapidly in recent years, registering a CAGR of 27.2% during 2007-2013, of which the market size reached RMB 36 billion in 2013, occupying 10% of global market share. As China is full of...

2014-05-23 16:20:40

New Ports, Less Visited Locales and More Overnights Equal Deeper Exploration for Travelers LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From untouched rainforests to a "Monkey Island"; from working cacao plantations to pristine R&R beaches; from two thousand-year-old temples to huge metropolises of fine dining, Asia is a continent of contrasts - to be highlighted during Crystal's 2015 Asia cruise season. Ten 12- and 13-day itineraries, plus five shortened "Getaways" of six- to seven-days,...

2014-05-23 08:25:40

BEIJING, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vimicro International Corporation (NASDAQ: VIMC) ("Vimicro" or the "Company"), a leading video surveillance technology and solution provider in China, today announced that the Company will host a conference call to discuss financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20070528/CNM014LOGO Vimicro senior management will host the conference call at 9:00 a.m. (U.S. Eastern Daylight Time) / 6:00...

2014-05-22 08:21:04

Improving margins in new car sales BEIJING, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dear Shareholders, China, as a nation, is only beginning its love affair with the road. In 2013, we saw double-digit growth in car sales, rising 14% to 22 million vehicles, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, after two years of relatively weak, single-digit growth in the world's largest auto market. This is part of a process, as car ownership spreads from the sophisticated...

2014-05-22 04:20:22

China, the USA, Europe & India to lead conference programme BEIJING, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM, the organisers of the ATC Global Conference and Exhibition, taking place from 17-19 September 2014 at the China National Convention Centre (CNCC) in Beijing, together with the event host ATMB, the Air Navigation Service Provider in China, today announced the preliminary conference sessions that industry leaders will debate at the Beijing Conference that will reflect the theme for ATC Global...

2014-05-22 00:21:12

BEIJING, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JD.com, Inc. ("JD.com" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: JD), China's largest online direct sales company, today announced that its initial public offering of 93,685,620 American Depositary Shares ("ADSs"), each representing two Class A ordinary shares of the Company, was priced at $19.00 per ADS. The ADSs will begin trading on NASDAQ on May 22, 2014 under the symbol "JD." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130422/CN98601LOGO The total gross...

2014-05-20 08:35:52

DUBLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z2wr8g/china) has announced the addition of the "China Construction Curtain Wall Industry Report, 2013-2016" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z2wr8g/china ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The prosperity of construction market has effectively promoted the development of building decoration...

2014-05-19 04:21:18

BEIJING, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or the "Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, today announced that it will participate in the following investor events in May and June 2014: Non-deal Road Shows in Hong Kong and Singapore Event: One-on-One meetings and small group...

2014-05-16 08:20:58

BEIJING, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or the "Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, announced today that it signed two contracts to provide the ground-based high-speed rail signaling system and equipment to Qingdao-Rongcheng high-speed rail line ("Qing Rong Line") and Jilin- Huichun high-speed rail line("Ji Hui Line"), valued at RMB127.38 million or...

2014-05-16 04:20:23

BEIJING, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lentuo International Inc. (NYSE: LAS) ("Lentuo" or the "Company"), a leading non-state-owned automobile retailer headquartered in Beijing, today announced that it has filed its Annual Report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on May 15, 2014. The Annual Report is available on the 'Investor Relations' section of the Company's website at...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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