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2014-07-24 12:31:29

MONROEVILLE, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Compunetix CONTEX Summit(®) has been chosen by Net263 as the foundation for their groundbreaking, high capacity conference offering in the People's Republic of China. The conference calls, which support video using a variety of interactive collaborative technology along with data sharing, can host over 3,000 parties concurrently. Support of such large volume calls is a testament to the Summit's reliability, scalability, and flexible...

2014-07-24 12:29:28

DUBLIN, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Ceramic Tiles Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Ceramic Tiles Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global ceramic tiles industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

2014-07-24 12:24:00

DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Global Demand, Capacity and Prices for Polypropylene - End-Use Sectors in Asia-Pacific to Drive Growth" 2014 market research report says worldwide polypropylene capacity increased at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.2% from 2003, reaching 65 million tons per year (mmty) in 2013, and is expected to continue rising to 86 mmty by 2018, at a slightly higher CAGR of 5.8%. It forecasts China and Russia to be the leading contributors to...

2014-07-24 12:23:41

DUBLIN, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Spray Polyurea Elastomer (SPUA) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Spray Polyurea Elastomer (SPUA) Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global spray polyurea elastomer industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic...

2014-07-24 12:21:20

DUBLIN, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Automotive Lubricants Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Automotive Lubricants Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global automotive lubricants industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry...

2014-07-24 08:40:38

Award Winning M100 Gains Direct Access To Mainland China Through Relationship with World's Largest PC Manufacturer ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix Corporation (OTC:QB: VUZI) ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and smart glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets, is pleased to announce that it has signed a major deal with Lenovo, the world's largest PC company to launch the award-winning M100 Smart Glasses...

2014-07-24 08:37:06

PEORIA, Ill., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced profit per share of $1.57 for the second quarter of 2014, an increase from $1.45 per share in the second quarter of 2013. The second quarter of 2014 included a negative impact of $0.12 per share for previously announced restructuring activities. Excluding restructuring costs, profit per share was $1.69. Second-quarter 2014 sales and revenues were $14.150 billion, slightly lower than second-quarter...

2014-07-24 08:34:37

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Hemodialysis Machine Industry, 2009-2019" to its store. DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Delivery of the Report will take 2-3 working days once order is placed. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129707 This is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Hemodialysis Machine industry. The report firstly reviews the basic information of Hemodialysis Machine...

2014-07-24 08:28:59

BEIJING, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix New Media Limited ("Phoenix New Media", "ifeng" or the "Company") (NYSE: FENG), a leading new media company in China, today announced that it will report its second quarter 2014 financial results on Monday, August 11, 2014 after the market closes. The earnings release will be available on ifeng's investor relations website at http://ir.ifeng.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127493 Following the earnings release,...

2014-07-24 08:27:04

SAN FRANCISCO and SHENZHEN, China, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of lithium and nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) rechargeable batteries, and a battery management systems and battery recycling provider, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 before the opening of the stock market on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Highpower will discuss these...


Latest China Reference Libraries

Chinese White Pine, Pinus armandii
2014-07-14 16:49:23

Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii) is native to China as well as northern Burma. This pine is known as Mount Hua pine in Chinese. This pine grows at altitudes between 3,281 and 10,830 feet in light sandy to medium soils that is acidic and well-drained as this tree can tolerate drought. This tree grows to heights of 115 feet with a trunk diameter that measures 3 feet 3 inches. The bark is grayish brown when immature and matures to blackish brown to grayish red brown. The trunk will have...

Chinese Hare, Lepus sinensis
2014-04-25 10:15:41

The Chinese hare (Lepus sinensis) is a species of hare that can be found in Vietnam, China, and Taiwan. Its range includes the Chinese provinces of Anhui, Hunan, and Zhejiang. This species was first described in 1832 by John Edward Gray and was once thought to hold a subspecies known as the Korean hare, but this was later found to be a distinct species. The Chinese hare reaches an average body length between 16 and 30 inches and a weight of up to 4.3 pounds, with females growing...

Maltese Tiger
2013-11-04 11:04:14

The Maltese tiger, also called the blue tiger, is considered to be a tiger with a morphed coloration. It is claimed to inhabit the region of Fujian Province, China. Sightings of Maltese tigers in Korea and Burma have also been reported. The term Maltese derives from a domestic cat that has slate grey fur. Cats of this coloration are abundant in Malta, therefore, this variation of tiger has acquired its name. In support of the blue tiger principle, many breeds of felines have this...

Masson's Pine, Pinus massoniana
2013-10-08 09:49:10

Masson's pine (Pinus massoniana) also known as the Chinese red pine and horsetail pine is native to central and southern China from the plains to the mountains. Masson's pine grows at sea level up to 4,921 feet but occasionally as high as 6,562 feet. This pine grows best in high light and high humidity in well-drained soil. This pine grows on busy hills, growing fast in the early stages, slowing down as it ages. This pine species is an evergreen and grows to heights of 82-147 feet. The...

Chinese Fire Belly Newt, Cynops orientalis
2013-10-07 13:41:26

The Chinese Fire Belly Newt (Cynops orientalis) is a small black newt measuring about 2.2 to 4 inches. It has bright orange aposematic coloration on the ventral sides. C. orientalis is commonly seen in pet stores where it is frequently confused with the Japanese Fire Belly Newt (C. pyrrhogaster) because of similarities in size and in coloration. It typically exhibits smoother skin and a rounder tail than the C. pyrrhogaster, and has less obvious parotoid glands. They are mildly poisonous...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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