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2012-12-24 04:20:30

BEIJING, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jiayuan.com International Ltd. ("Jiayuan" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: DATE), operator of the largest online dating platform in China, today announced that its board of directors has approved the appointment of Ms. Haiyan ("Rose") Gong as non-executive co-Chairman, alongside Jiayuan's existing Chairman Mr. Yongqiang Qian, effective from Monday, December 24th, 2012. As of that date, Ms. Gong will no longer hold the position of co-CEO of...

2012-12-04 08:24:43

ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Moose Exhibits, a full service exhibit house providing the entire range of trade show marketing products and services, today announced that it has expanded its team to include three industry pros. George Gordon, who is responsible for sales and new business development, managed and expanded the graphic production department at Jack Morton Exhibits 2007-2009, where he initiated an internal marketing program that developed strong customer relationships...

2012-11-28 16:23:25

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report from The Conference Board, China's Twelfth Five-Year Plan (FYP), encompassing 2011-2015, signals a new focus in the country's development on "human factors" -- from improving education to boosting consumer spending and reducing inequality. Reading the Tea Leaves: The Impact of China's Twelfth Five-Year Plan on Human Capital Challenges investigates the latest FYP, finding strategic planning and program implementation lessons for...

2012-11-12 08:31:28

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, November 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists Association, a main organizer of annual Astana Economic Forum, will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. November 14 dedicated to the newest, most user-friendly version of the G-Global web portal. A key purpose of the portal is to build a single communication platform of the international community to discuss and find solutions to the world's most pressing issues. (Logo:...

2012-11-07 20:23:27

SHANGHAI, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week in Shanghai, experts gathered to discuss geriatric care best-practices and continue the process of defining senior care in China, a fast growing but still fragile industry. The inaugural Care Show China was organized by UBM and took place on Oct. 24-25 at the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai with nearly 300 delegates and 29 speakers from 15 nations and regions. Topics include policy and regulation, business model, operation...

2012-11-06 20:22:58

BEIJING, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the continuous development of macro control policies in China the real estate investment market is continuing its downward trend. Rigid demands have been greatly eased and are the topic du jour of investors. Evergrande Real Estate (3333.HK), which insists on a democratic development strategy, has been awarded the "double championship" in sales and selling areas in October, continuing to take the lead in the real estate market in China. An...

2012-11-02 07:24:30

ZHONGSHAN, China, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (NYSE: MY; "Ming Yang" or the "Company"), a leading and fast-growing wind turbine manufacturer in China, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the third quarter 2012 ended September 30, 2012 before the market opens in the United States on Friday, November 16, 2012. The earnings press release will be available on the Investor Relations page of its website at...

2012-11-02 03:22:41

SHANGHAI, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- E-House (China) Holdings Limited ("E-House") (NYSE: EJ), a leading real estate services company in China, today announced that it will report its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 before the U.S. markets open on November 15, 2012. E-House's management will host an earnings conference call on November 15, 2012 at 7:30 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time (8:30 p.m. Beijing/Hong Kong time). Dial-in details for the...

2012-10-29 07:20:37

BEIJING, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wowjoint Holdings Limited ("Wowjoint," or the "Company") (Nasdaq: BWOW, BWOWU, BWOWW), China's innovative infrastructure solutions provider of customized heavy duty lifting and carrying machinery, today announced that it has entered into a contract for leasing and servicing the construction of high speed rail in China. Wowjoint entered into a contract with a subsidiary of China Railway Group, Beijing-Fujian Railway Section VI Project...

2012-10-25 07:28:51

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, October 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Dolphin is a prestigious award in the "Corporate Films" category of the annual "Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards" festival in Cannes (France). The film was shoot by the initiative of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Kazakhstan to promote Astana bid for the right to host the International Exhibition EXPO in 2017. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy-UnNsOhyI (Logo:...


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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