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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...

2013-04-22 08:20:22

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, "The Eurasian Media Forum over 10 years since its inception has grown into a unique dialogue platform of global level for an exchange of opinions on the most important issues of the present. On the forum fields leading experts from all across the world form a global intellectual response to modern challenges of the 21st century." (Photo:...

2013-04-18 08:28:44

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11(th) Eurasian Media Forum will take place in the Kazakh capital city of Astana on April 25 and 26, 2013.      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/610565-a )      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/610565-b )      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/610565-c ) The Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF) is a non-political organisation...

2013-04-03 16:21:40

Earnings Conference Call and Webcast to be Held on April 18, 2013 at 8:00 am (Eastern)/5:00 am (Pacific)/8:00 pm (China) ZHONGSHAN, China, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (NYSE: MY; "Ming Yang" or the "Company"), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, today announced that it expects to report its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and the full year ended December 31, 2012 before the market opens in the United States on...

2013-03-27 16:23:56

Survey also demonstrates strong commitment to public funding for public lands, getting kids outdoors DENVER, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Three out of four hunters support background checks with reasonable exceptions for all gun sales according to a national poll of America's hunters conducted by the Bull Moose Sportsmen's Alliance. The poll also highlights a significant concern among hunters regarding loss of farmland, ranches and habitat for fish and wildlife. In addition, the...

2013-03-27 12:29:59

BEIJING, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 26, Evergrande Real Estate released 2012 performance report in Hong Kong, with a number of key indicators ranked No. 1, and total assets soared by 33.5 percent to 238.99 billion yuan (RMB, the same below) on a year-on-year basis, ranking No. 1 in housing enterprises in Hong Kong stocks. An original report by Sina Leju follows. The performance report shows that annual sales of Evergrande is 92.32 billion yuan in 2012, continuing to hold the...

2013-03-26 16:26:32

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11th conference of the Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF) will take place in Astana on 25 and 26 April 2013. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/58721-eurasian-media-forum-meet-in-kazakhstan This will be the Forum's second meeting in the capital of Kazakhstan. It moved here for the first time last October, after a decade of annual conferences in Almaty, the country's...

Healthier Babies From Better Looking Birds
2013-03-25 08:27:02

BioMed Central A female great tits' (Parus major) appearance is shown to signal healthy attributes in offspring in a paper in BioMed Central's open access journal Frontiers in Zoology. The black stripe across her breast and white patches on her cheeks correlate to a chick's weight at two weeks and immune strength respectively — though the former seems to signal a genetic benefit and the latter can affect an 'adopted' chick's health, suggesting nurture is involved. Taking two...

2013-03-19 12:20:46

FARMINGTON, Conn., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A fast growing economy combined with the objective of becoming a superpower nation, fuelled China's defense expenditure during the review period through 2013. Border and territory disputes, as well as military modernization are expected to drive the country's future military spending, which is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 11.89% over the forecast period. China's philosophy, "Prosperous nation, strong military", drives its efforts in...


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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