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2014-10-30 20:24:37

Self-paced eLearning Revenues in China Reached $3.3 Billion in 2013 According to a New Ambient Insight Report SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- China will be the top buying country for Self-paced eLearning in Asia throughout the forecast period, according to a new report by Ambient Insight called "2013-2018 China Self-paced eLearning Market." The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is 12.2%. Revenues reached $3.3 billion in 2013 and will spike to $5.9 billion by...

2014-10-30 16:32:25

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilt, the innovative global online shopping destination, announced today that it has added the Alipay ePass payment option to its checkout, making it easier for consumers in China to shop for the world's top designer brands. Chinese shoppers account for 29% of the global luxury market and spent $33 billion (USD) on overseas websites in 2013.(1 )Hundreds of millions of these enthusiastic online shoppers rely on Alipay, China's most widely used...

2014-10-30 16:30:48

SHANGHAI, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBME Awards 2014 was presented during the CBME China Annual Autumn Summit at Jianguo Hotel. Over 400 key industry leaders gathered to witness the industry's significant moment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141030/155630 CBME AWARDS, in conjunction with CBME Industry Consortium, is China's children, baby and maternity industry's most anticipated awards. The CBME AWARDS comprise of Innovative Products Awards, Top Brands and more. Nominations...

2014-10-30 16:28:17

DUBLIN, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "China Independent Clinical Laboratory Industry Report, 2014-2017" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The independent clinical laboratory industry starts relatively late in China, featuring a limited overall size but high-speed development. In 2013 the independent clinical laboratory market size there was around RMB3.5 billion, up as much as 70% yr-on-yr,...

2014-10-30 16:24:02

BEIJING, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc. ("General Steel" or the "Company") (NYSE: GSI), a leading non-state-owned steel producer in China, announced today that the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE") has notified the Company that it has fallen below the NYSE's continued listing standard that requires a minimum average closing price of $1.00 per share over a 30 consecutive trading day period. As of October 21, 2014, the 30 trading-day average closing price...

2014-10-30 16:23:03

DUBLIN, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Titanium Dioxide Industry Report, 2014-2017" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Global titanium dioxide capacity growth suffered stagnation while new capacity was mainly concentrated in China: the titanium dioxide capacity worldwide in 2013 was 6.56 million tons, against the figure 6.55 million tons in 2012, while the new titanium dioxide...

2014-10-30 16:21:12

DUBLIN, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Chinese Airplane Carbon Brake Disc Industry Research and Development Trend Analysis Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Chinese Airplane Carbon Brake Disc Industry Research and Development Trend Analysis Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the airplane carbon brake disc industry in China. The report...

2014-10-30 16:20:56

DALLAS, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds Global Dry Bulk Shipping Market Report: 2014 Edition research report of 56 pages that says demand for steel is anticipated to grow at a stupendous pace thus encouraging the growth of dry bulk shipping market. Iron ore and coal, which account for a major share of the seaborne dry bulk trade, are key inputs for production of steel and this is to show an impact on the growth of dry bulk shipping industry....

2014-10-30 12:31:30

DUBLIN, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Asia Pacific Agricultural Equipment Industry Outlook to 2018 - Expanding Market for Large Sized Tractors" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The industry research report titled, Asia Pacific Agricultural Equipment Industry Outlook to 2018 - Expanding Market for Large Sized Tractors provides comprehensive analysis of market size of agricultural equipments...

2014-10-30 12:26:37

A second leap forward for China's domestic economy? NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 2014 December issue of NewsChina magazine highlights the following headline topics: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141030/155562 The Cover Story: Vein of Gold highlights the "golden waterway" of the Yangtze River accommodates 60 percent of the freight traffic for China's inland provinces. 85 percent of the country's coal and iron ore is produced in the river's basin, and more...


Latest China Reference Libraries

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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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