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2014-03-21 12:25:28

BURNABY, British Columbia, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technological advancements coupled with introduction of eco-friendly air conditioners are stimulating demand for air conditioners in Indonesia Indonesia is one of the leading markets for air conditioners in South Asia. The increasing number of households coupled with the rising per capita income is boosting the air conditioner market in the country. Indonesia faces extreme climate conditions throughout the year,...

2014-03-20 04:21:11

BALI, Indonesia, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Temporary power provider will meet 23 per cent of Bali's total electricity demand Aggreko, the world leader in the provision of temporary power generation [http://asia.aggreko.com/products-services/power-overview ] and temperature control [http://asia.aggreko.com/products-services/temperature-overview ] services, today announced a 45 MW expansion to its power...

2014-03-19 08:27:04

LONDON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:IT Market in Indonesia 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the IT market in Indonesia to grow at a CAGR of 17.97 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing support received by the Indonesian Government. The IT market in Indonesia has also been witnessing increasing adoption of E-commerce. However,...

2014-03-17 08:27:41

Award-winning privacy and security apps from NQ Mobile to be preloaded on Smartfren Android smartphones and available to Smartfren subscribers through preloading and the operator's app store DALLAS and BEIJING, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today announced a new preload agreement with PT Smartfren Telecom, Tbk (Smartfren), the largest CDMA/EVDO telecommunications operator in Indonesia. The deal broadens...

2014-03-12 08:33:42

JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest furniture tradeshow ever to be held in Indonesia, the Indonesia International Furniture Expo, IFEX 2014, opened yesterday at the Jakarta International Expo fairground. The exhibition completely fills all of the permanent halls of the fairground as well as a number of temporary structures that have been built to accommodate the demand to participate from exhibitors. (Photo:...

2014-03-11 08:32:02

Company Expands Commitment with Global Dengue/Malaria Disease Prevention Program RACINE, Wis., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosquito-borne diseases, such as dengue and malaria, affect millions of adults and children globally each year. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the incidence of dengue has increased 30-fold in the past 50 years.* SC Johnson, the global leader in pest control, recognizes the need to address this threat and has expanded its commitment to...

2014-03-10 16:35:24

LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: World Corrugated Boxes Market World demand to grow 4% annually through 2017World demand for corrugated boxes will rise 4.0 percent per year to 226 billion square meters in 2017. Advances will represent a notable acceleration from the 2007-2012 period, in which most developed world markets in North America and Western Europe experienced sluggish increases -- or even declines -- in...

2014-03-10 08:27:43

No Country: Contemporary Art For South And Southeast Asia Curated By Singaporean June Yap NEW YORK and SINGAPORE, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From May 10 to July 20, 2014, Singapore's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), a national research center of the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), will host the exhibition No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia, as part of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. The exhibition was first presented in New York...

2014-03-05 08:20:15

Adds 40 new destinations to SkyTeam's global network, strengthens alliance presence in Southeast Asia and Australia JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has welcomed Garuda Indonesia as its 20(th) member and second airline from Southeast Asia. Garuda's membership adds Jakarta as an alternative gateway to and from South East Asia, as well as 40 new destinations to SkyTeam's global network served uniquely by the alliance. "Garuda's...

2014-03-01 23:03:51

Indonesia needs to further develop renewable energy projects, particularly geothermal power plants, to address the sustainable development drive and cope with increasing demand on electricity. GGS2014 regards this as a great opportunity for Indonesia's geothermal power industry market. (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 The Indonesia country energy minister Jero Wacik mentioned recently that Indonesia has many potential geothermal places to be explored and transferred to energy that would be very...


Latest Indonesia Reference Libraries

Timor Pony
2014-05-27 11:55:48

The Timor is a breed of pony developed on Timor Island, Indonesia. Its origin is most likely from Indian breeds imported to the island. A close relative to the Timor is the Flores Pony developed on the nearby Flores Island. The local people used both breeds as working cattle ponies, for riding, driving and light farming. Many ponies have been exported to Australia to be bred and enhance the Australian Pony. The Timor is a strong breed, it is agile, quiet and has a willing disposition....

Sandalwood Pony
2014-05-22 11:13:41

The Sandalwood Pony is one of eight breeds of pony that is native to Indonesia. The Sandalwood inhabits the Sumba and Sumbawa Islands and is closely related to the other breeds of Indonesia. The Batak Pony, Gayoe, Deli Pony, Java Pony, Sumba and Sumbawa Pony and the Timor Pony are the other breeds of the islands. Its name comes from the Sandalwood tree, a major export of the country. It is a fine breed of pony due to the Arabian bloodline. The pony has extraordinary endurance and can be...

Batak Pony
2014-04-10 11:16:16

The Batak Pony is a breed of pony that originated in Central Sumatra, Indonesia. It is thought to have a bloodline from the Mongolian Horse and the Arabian. This breed is being continually bred with  Arabian bloodline to improve its quality. Indonesians breed the Batak selectively and often use them to improve the quality of nearby island horses. The Batak along with seven other breeds are native to Indonesia. The Batak were used as sacrifices to the Gods long ago, but now they are mostly...

Mount Kerinci
2014-04-08 13:32:05

Mount Kerinci, known by many other names including Gunung Kerinci, Berapi Kurinci, and Peak of Indrapura, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra. It reaches an elevation of 12,484 feet, making it the tallest volcano in Indonesia, and is located within Kerinci Seblat National Park. This volcano features fifteen lakes, the largest of which are Kerinci Lake and Gunung Tujuh Lake. The summit holds a deep crater that is sometimes slightly filled by a...

Sulawesi Bear Cuscus, Ailurops ursinus
2013-08-21 14:19:04

The Sulawesi bear cuscus (Ailurops ursinus), also known as the Sulawesi bear phalanger, is marsupial that is classified within the Phalangeridae family. It can be found in Sulawesi, Indonesia, and neighboring islands. It prefers a habitat within tropical or subtropical arid or moist forests, at elevations of up to 1,968 feet above sea level. The Sulawesi bear cuscus is an arboreal animal, preferring to reside in the trees, and can typically be found in pairs. It is active during the day and...

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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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