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2013-06-12 23:27:23

Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is showcasing a selection of great hotels in Palawan, one of the Philippines´ most beautiful provinces and a top beach and island destination for vacationers from around the world. To see the selection, visit http://www.agoda.com/PerfectPalawan Singapore (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN),...

2013-05-31 23:20:20

The new division, Hunin Asian Assist (HAA), will be based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 The new division, Hunin Asian Assist (HAA), will be based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hunin´s Asian Assist (HAA) division addresses the needs of American and European Software companies who wish to enter the dynamic Asian market. HAA provides a full suite of start-up business support services, from advice on product suitability and marketing approach to...

2013-05-30 23:30:55

Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is providing deals on hotels in one of Vietnam´s most beautiful and alluring cities — Hoi An. Singapore (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is providing deals on hotels in one of Vietnam´s most beautiful and alluring cities — Hoi An. Located approximately halfway down...

Virtual Everest From PC Or Smartphone
2013-05-29 10:32:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Exactly 60 years after Sir Edmund Hillary reached the summit of Mount Everest, Microsoft has unveiled “Everest: Rivers of Ice,” a website designed to virtually bring Earth´s highest peak to laptops and touch screens around the world. Using high-resolution video and photographic panorama content to display the Greater Himalaya region, Rivers of Ice is the result of a collaboration between the Internet Explorer 10 team...

2013-05-21 23:13:46

Acesse begins an exciting tour for Acesse Leaders, Consultants, and potential new Members. The tour kicks off on May 21, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan; it will visit six cities in five Asian countries to celebrate the success of the Top Consultants, and to showcase the new Acesse Products, Services, and Business Opportunity. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 The Acesse Fire Up Tour 2013 begins in Tokyo, Japan on May 21, 2013 in the beautiful Shinagawa Kumin Hall. Acesse will be offering an...

2013-05-11 23:03:20

Synacy Inc. obtained its certification of registration with The Philippine Economic Zone Authority during the signing ceremony held last April 19, 2013 in Pasay City, Manila. Cebu City, Philippines (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 Synacy Inc., the newest software development company in Cebu, obtained its certification of registration with The Philippine Economic Zone Authority, or PEZA, during the signing ceremony held last April 19, 2013 in Pasay City, Manila. The registration agreement was signed by...


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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