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2013-06-08 23:02:55

The leading flower delivery service in China, FlowersToCN.com, has announced a newly expanded delivery network that covers the whole of China, thanks to an increasing number of partnerships with florists around the country. With 488 florists now working closely with FlowersToCN.com it has never been easier to send flowers to China, whether the destination is a major city like Beijing, a small town, or even remote rural areas. Guangzhou, China (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 The leading flower...

2013-05-28 08:24:59

HONG KONG, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With urbanization fueling China's economic development, the country's growth continues to outpace that of all other regions in the world. This enormous opportunity has led Ketchum, one of the world's leading communications firms, to appoint a Greater China Executive Board to better respond to its clients' growing demands in this pivotal market and to sharpen its focus on client service and business development. The board is composed of seven tenured...

2013-05-24 12:23:12

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The VIII Innovative Congress: "Innovative Development of Kazakhstan - way towards knowledge economy". The Deputy Prime Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev: "Since 2009, Kazakhstan expenditures on technological innovations have increased up to U.S. $ 2 billion, the volume of innovative products - up to $ 2.5 billion, and the share of GDP - up to 1.3%. Labour capacity productivity in manufacturing industry has...

2013-05-24 08:21:41

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Panel Session "Sustainable Industry Development Through Infrastructure Development." Kazakhstan's Vice Minister of Industry and New Technologies Kanysh Tuleushin: "Thanks to our economic achievements in the years since independence, Kazakhstan has all the prerequisites to enter a new level of economic development". Memorandum of Cooperation between the United Nations World Tourism Organization and the Ministry of Industry and New...

2013-05-24 08:21:35

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The grand opening of the VI AEF and WAC. President Nursultan Nazarbayev said Kazakhstan is making steady progress toward its goal of being one of the 50 most competitive countries in the world. The strategy Kazakhstan 2050 will turn Kazakhstan into one of the 30 most developed countries, with the help of innovative economic and social principles, he said. Kazakhstan intends to develop renewable energy sources and annually invest 2...

2013-05-20 23:20:40

HiringBoss ramp up North Asian expansion with first China office and key new hires. Shanghai, China (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 HiringBoss, the SaaS HR and recruiting specialists, today announced their first China office in Shanghai. HiringBoss China operations will be led by newly-appointed North Asia Regional Director and seasoned industry leader, Kevin Xia. The HiringBoss Shanghai office kicks off the company´s ambitious plans to take on the Chinese HR software market and marks another...

2013-05-17 16:22:04

Jeremy Banfield previously worked for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. HARRISBURG, Pa., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission has hired a new wildlife biologist to serve as its elk project leader. Jeremy Banfield began his work for the commission this week. A native of the Rochester, N.Y.-area, Banfield comes to the Game Commission after working most recently as a wildlife biologist with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Banfield received...

2013-05-01 16:28:03

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11th annual Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF), which took place on April 25-26 in Kazakhstan's capital city of Astana, has drawn praise from all sides as a leadingt platform for regional and East-West dialogue. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/60656-eurasian-media-forum-astana-kazakhstan Welcoming some 600 delegates from 46 countries, the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, stressed the...

2013-04-25 12:33:53

HONG KONG, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited (HKSE: 0762; NYSE: CHU) ("the Company") today announced that the Company has filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2012 (the "2012 20-F"). The 2012 20-F is available at the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov and the Company's website at http://www.chinaunicom.com.hk/en/investor/ir_report.html. (Logo:...

2013-04-23 13:06:12

Traffic accidents involving wildlife are on the rise in Europe. The establishment of a time pattern for the accidents could be useful for increasing safety and preventing human and animal deaths. On the basis of this objective, a team of researchers have established at what time, on what day of the week and in which month accidents involving boar and roe deer are most likely to take place. Car accidents involving animals are a serious and growing problem in Europe. They pose a risk for...


Latest Eurasia Reference Libraries

Golden Snub Nosed Monkey, Rhinopithecus roxellana
2014-04-10 16:01:03

The golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana), also known as the  Sichuan golden hair monkey or the Sichuan snub-nosed monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that can be found in Southwest China. This species prefers to reside in temperate forests in mountainous areas, at elevations between 4,921 and 11,154 feet. It holds three subspecies known as the Qinling golden snub-nosed monkey, the Hubei golden snub-nosed monkey, and the Moupin golden snub-nosed monkey, all of which are...

Finless Porpoise, Neophocaena phocaenoides
2013-08-17 13:37:05

The finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides) can be found in the coastal waters of Asia. Its range includes China, Indonesia, Korea, India, Japan, and Bangladesh. Its western range extends from the coast if India to the Persian Gulf and a distinct freshwater subspecies resides in the Yangtze River. It prefers to reside in shallow areas along the shore, at depths of up to 160 feet. This population is isolated within its range. A few individuals have been found as far as 99 miles off the...

Chukar Partridge, Alectoris chukar
2013-04-23 12:27:55

The Chukar Partridge or Chukar (Alectoris chukar) is a Eurasian upland game bird in the pheasant family called Phasianidae. It’s been considered to form a super species complex along with the Rock Partridge, Philby’s Partridge and Przevalski’s Partridge and treated in the past as conspecific especially with the first. This partridge has well marked white and black bars on the flanks and a black band running from the forehead across the eye and running down the head to create a necklace...

Asia
2013-02-19 13:06:23

Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent. It is located mainly in the eastern and northern hemispheres covering 8.7 percent of the Earth’s whole surface area and making up 30 percent of its land area. With about 4.3 billion people, it hosts 60 percent of the world’s current human population. This continent has a high growth rate in the modern era. For example, during the 20th century, Asia’s population almost quadrupled. This continent is defined as making up the...

Persian Leopard, Panthera pardus ciscaucasica
2012-12-28 15:15:05

The Persian leopard (Panthera pardus ciscaucasica), also known as the Caucasian leopard, is a subspecies of the leopard that can be found in the Caucasus mountains, eastern Turkey southern Turkmenistan, northern Iran, and some western areas of Afghanistan. Its range in the Caucuses is now fragmented, but once encompassed all areas except those within steppe habitats. It prefers to live in many habitats, but in the Greater Caucuses, it prefers subalpine meadows, rocky ravines, and broadleaved...

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