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UN Climate Change Summit: Obama Touts US Efforts, Challenges China To Reduce Emissions

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Speaking at the 2014 UN Climate Change Summit on Tuesday, US President Barack Obama challenged China to do more to help reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment. In comments...

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2014-09-30 20:20:24

- The aircraft will be put into service in October BEIJING, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the evening of September 29 in Seattle, Beijing time, Air China and Boeing held a grand aircraft delivery ceremony in Seattle, the United States, marking the official delivery of China's first B747-8 to Air China. The type is a member of the latest generation B747 family. It will arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport on October 1, Beijing time, China's National Day, and will join...

2014-09-30 16:26:40

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polyisobutylene (PIB) in Tonnes by the following Product Segments: Conventional Polyisobutylene, and Highly Reactive Polyisobutylene. The Market is further analyzed by the following End-Use Applications: Industrial Applications, and Additive Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual...

2014-09-30 16:26:38

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynopsisThe report provides in-depth industry analysis, information and insights of the employee benefits in China, including:-- Overview of the state and compulsory benefits in China-- Detailed information about the private benefits in China-- Insights on various central institutions responsible for the administration of the different branches of social security -- The regulatory framework and recent regulations relating to Chinese employee...

2014-09-30 16:26:36

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world's most important manufacturing base of consumer electronics, China sees booming demand for MLCC and other passive elements, which spurs demand for MLCC electronic ceramic materials. Since 2011, China has been the world's largest MLCC producer, but also the largest demander of MLCC electronic ceramics. In 2013, China needed 31,500 tons of MLCC electronic ceramics, representing a year-on-year increase of 12.1%.Meanwhile, the global...

2014-09-30 16:26:23

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electronic chemicals refer to a variety of chemicals and materials used in electronic components, printed circuit boards, consumer electronics and other industrial products. This report focuses on analyzing photoresist & its special chemicals and capacitor chemicals as well as maleic anhydride derivatives used in printed circuit boards, flat panel displays and semiconductors. 1 PhotoresistPhotoresist is mainly used for fine graphics...

2014-09-30 16:26:16

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical fiber sensor (OFS) is a new type of sensor with light wave as a carrier and optical fiber as a medium, possessing high sensitivity, interference immunity, anti-corrosion, high-pressure resistance and other merits, thus being widely used in national defense, petrochemical, electric power, infrastructure, medical, etc.. At present, all countries in the world are energetically carrying out the R&D and application of optical fiber sensing...

2014-09-30 16:21:13

Strong Potential with Market Revenue Expected to Grow Fivefold by 2020 LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite being the largest automotive market in the world, the ADAS market is in its nascent stage in China with most major ADAS technologies attracting less than 10% penetration rates in the market. However, the future looks positive with clear market potential with the regional ADAS market expected to grow six fold in revenue by 2020. Vehicle safety and driver comfort are...

2014-09-30 12:22:03

MACAU, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After three years spent earning its stripes, the 4th China (Macau) International Automobile Exposition ("the 4th Macau Auto Show") is drawing international attention as it becomes a platform through which vehicles designed and manufactured in China by the country's homegrown carmakers tap global markets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/148885 The exhibition will be co-hosted by China National Machinery Industry Corporation, Nam...

2014-09-30 08:39:11

- Company Provides Update on Monthly Spectrum Analysis Audits - BEIJING, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumei International Holding Limited (NYSE: JMEI) ("Jumei" or the "Company"), China's leading online retailer of beauty products, today welcomed 18 popular cosmetics brands to the Authentic Beauty Product Alliance ("ABPA"), among which include DHC Corporation, Dr. Wu, Olay, and OSM. As of September 30, 2014 the ABPA had 102 members, up from 84 members as of July 30, 2014. DHC...

2014-09-30 08:31:56

SHANGHAI, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device R&D services company with operations in China and the United States, today announced the appointment of William Robert Keller as an independent director on the Board of Directors. He will serve on the Strategy Committee. Mr. Keller was the general manager of Roche China Ltd. and Shanghai Roche Pharmaceutical Ltd. from 1994 to 2003, and...


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Paektu Mountain
2014-08-28 10:46:25

Paektu Mountain, also known as Baektu Mountain or Changbai Mountain, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of China and North Korea. At an elevation of 9,003 feet, it is the tallest peak on the Korean Peninsula and in northeastern China, as well as the tallest peak in the Baekdudaegan and Changbai mountain ranges. The volcano is a popular tourist area for many South Koreans and foreign travelers. Paektu Mountain is a cone shaped volcano that holds a large caldera that...

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...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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