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2013-11-19 23:01:13

The GoAbroad.com offices in Tacloban City have acted as a media, refugee center, and relief staging site since the storm. Staff are now converting the offices into a relief operation center to better assist with the road to recovery. Fort Collins, Colorado (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 GoAbroad.com, in conjunction with the GoAbroad Foundation, continues to provide direct relief to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) survivors in Tacloban City, the location of GoAbroad.com’s Asia headquarters. The...

2013-11-14 23:25:03

Many of have heard about Typhoon Haiyan's impact on the Philippines this past weekend. With GoAbroad’s Asia office located in Tacloban, the GoAbroad.com team has launched a campaign to provide relief efforts to people and families affected by the devastating storm. Fort Collins, Colorado (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 GoAbroad.com, in conjunction with the GoAbroad Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is launching an official Causes campaign to provide direct relief to Typhoon Haiyan...

2013-11-14 23:02:23

Event Served to Unveil the New Abila Brand and Showcase the Depth of Latest Product Offerings Austin, Texas (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Forward Together 2013, the inaugural three-and-a-half-day Abila user conference, brought over 400 customers and business partners together on November 3rd. The conference served to unveil the new Abila brand to users through the interplay of three key themes: “Inspire Possibility,” “Anything is Possible” and “Mission Delivered.” “This was an...

2013-11-13 16:26:26

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. ("Sarepta" or the "Company") (NasdaqGM: SRPT) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120409/MM84375LOGO ) Click here to learn more about the investigation: http://zlk.9nl.com/sarepta-srpt/ or call: 877-363-5972. There is no cost or obligation to you. On November 11, 2013, the Company announced that it had been instructed by the Food...

2013-11-11 12:27:13

Non-Profit Seeking Donations to Cover Emergency Medical Response in Wake of Disaster MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of 16 surgeons, doctors and medical support volunteers from Mammoth Medical Missions, a non-profit, healthcare organization that donates services to underserved rural communities worldwide, is among the first to bring aid to Tanauan, approximately 30 miles south of Tacloban, following Typhoon Haiyan. Members of the Mammoth Lakes-based team...

2013-11-11 08:22:20

LITTLETON, Colo., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX:URE, NYSE MKT:URG) ("Ur-Energy" or the "Company") announced today that Jeffrey Klenda, Chairman, will speak at the Cowen and Company 4(th)Annual Global Metals, Mining & Materials Conference in New York on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. ET. Mr. Klenda will be available for one-on-one meetings before and after the presentation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110913/LA67628LOGO)...

2013-11-05 04:21:36

ARRIS end-to-end delivery capabilities and breadth of portfolio enable the Royal Commission in Jubail to enhance its TV services DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Connect MENA - The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJ), the Saudi Arabian government organization responsible for the world's largest petrochemical city, has selected solutions from ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) to transform and enhance its entertainment services. The end-to-end solution from...

2013-10-30 23:04:20

The Inaugural user conference officially kicks off on Nov. 3 to a gathering of over 400 customers. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Who:     Abila, formerly Sage Nonprofit Solutions, a provider of software solutions dedicated to serving dynamic nonprofit organizations, associations and government agencies, launches Forward Together 2013. The inaugural user conference officially kicks off on Nov. 3 to a gathering of over 400 customers and business partners of the...

2013-10-30 16:20:13

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EagleRider, the world's leading motorcycle lifestyle and experience company, announces the opening of new international motorcycle rental locations in Dubai and Singapore. Motorcycle rentals in Dubai and motorcycle rentals in Singapore have long been asked for by EagleRider customers, leading to this expansion. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131030/LA07059LOGO) "EagleRider's rentals and tours have been so successful with the...

2013-10-24 08:25:41

LITTLETON, Colo., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX: URE, NYSE MKT: URG) ("Ur?Energy" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Lost Creek ISR, LLC, has closed the previously announced US$34 million Sweetwater County, State of Wyoming, Taxable Industrial Development Revenue Bond (the "State Bond Loan"). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131024/LA03508) (Logo:...


Latest Geography of Asia Reference Libraries

2014-04-18 10:27:02

The Sulu Bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba menagei) is a species of bird within the pigeon and dove family Columbidae. It is native to the island of Tawi-Tawi and its surrounding islets within the Philippines’ Sulu Archipelago. This species is known from two specimens that were collected in 1891, and has not been recorded with certainty since then. It resides in primary and secondary forests that have a closed canopy. It is of medium size with a short tail. Bright metallic green colored feathers...

Kurilian Bobtail
2013-06-11 13:06:21

The Kurilian bobtail, also known as the Curilsk Bobtail or the Kurilean bobtail, among many other names, is a breed of domestic cat that is sometimes considered a breed group by some registries. The origin of this breed has been claimed by Kamchatka, Sakhalin Island, Russia, and Japan, but it is thought to have originated on the Kuril Islands. The first members of the breed occurred naturally on the islands as a shorthaired variant about two hundred years ago, but the modern variant has only...

Persian Gulf
2013-04-18 13:55:23

The Persian Gulf is located in the western part of Asia between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It’s an addition to the Indian Ocean. The Gulf was the focal point of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, which each side assaulted the other’s oil tankers. In the year 1991, the Persian Gulf again was the background for what was known as the “Persian Gulf War” or otherwise known as the “Gulf War”, despite the fact that this disagreement was mainly a land conflict, when Iraq raided Kuwait...

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2011-04-11 15:10:03

Yunnanosaurus, meaning "Yunnan lizard," is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur from the Early to Mid Jurassic Period. This was perhaps one of the last living prosauropods of the time. It was discovered by Yang Zhongjian in the Lufeng Formation of Yunnan, China. The find consisted of twenty incomplete skeletons, including two skulls, and were excavated by Tsun Yi Wang. The type species, Y huangi, was named by C.C. Young in 1942, and created the family Yunnanosauridae based on the findings as a...

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2010-02-02 15:44:27

Lufengosaurus, meaning "Lufeng lizard", is a genus of sauropod dinosaur from the Early and Middle Jurassic Period of what is now southwestern China. It was named by C. C. Young in 1941. The type species, L. huenei, was discovered in the Lower Lufeng Formation of the Yunnan Province in China. Young described and named a second species a few years later. This is one of the few prosauropod dinosaurs to survive from the Early Jurassic into the Middle Jurassic eras. Lufengosaurus was about 20...

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