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2014-05-23 16:20:40

New Ports, Less Visited Locales and More Overnights Equal Deeper Exploration for Travelers LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From untouched rainforests to a "Monkey Island"; from working cacao plantations to pristine R&R beaches; from two thousand-year-old temples to huge metropolises of fine dining, Asia is a continent of contrasts - to be highlighted during Crystal's 2015 Asia cruise season. Ten 12- and 13-day itineraries, plus five shortened "Getaways" of six- to seven-days,...

New Spider Species Bagged By Students On Field Course
2014-03-28 18:07:58

Pensoft Publishers As a spin-off (pun intended) of their Tropical Biodiversity course in Malaysian Borneo, a team of biology students discover a new spider species, build a makeshift taxonomy lab, write a joint publication and send it off to a major taxonomic journal. Discovering a new spider species was not what she had anticipated when she signed up for her field course in Tropical Biodiversity, says Elisa Panjang, a Malaysian master's student from Universiti Malaysia Sabah. She is...

2014-02-04 16:21:14

Book by February 28 to Save Up to $2,900, Including Air Credit, on Asia Cruises LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From drinks with former headhunters in Brunei to a monk induction ceremony in Myanmar, ultra-luxe Crystal Cruises has crafted a titillating roster of new Crystal Adventures for 2014 Asia voyages. Monasteries, rainforests, royal residences, and tuk-tuks are among the 40 new shore-side outings showcasing both off-the-beaten-path port calls and major urban centers...

2013-08-12 23:24:05

Travelers can now book bus tickets to cities in East Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia from BusOnlineTicket.com. Destinations include bus to Kota Kinabalu, Pontianak, Kuching and Miri. Kuching, Malaysia (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 BusOnlineTicket.com is ever expanding their premier travel experiences throughout the Malaysian peninsula and the Borneo Island. They have now partnered with the most dependable bus companies in Kuching, Malaysia to offer travel from the Kuching bus terminal to East...

2013-05-03 23:23:47

Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is providing great new deals on hotels in the Malaysian city of Kota Kinabalu to take advantage of the dry season climbing opportunities on the beautiful and surprisingly accessible Mt. Kinabalu, only 50km from the main city. Singapore (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is providing great new...

2011-08-18 10:31:00

HONG KONG, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Operating revenues amounted to RMB6,934 million, representing a year-on-year increase of 9.90%. Revenues from passenger transportation rose 10.88% year-on-year to RMB3,908 million. Revenues from freight transportation rose 4.58% year-on-year to RMB643 million. Consolidated profit attributable to equity holders amounted to RMB915 million, a year-on-year increase of 47.20%. Guangshen Railway Company Limited ("Guangshen Railway" or the...

2009-03-23 01:57:00

SINGAPORE, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Malaysian government announced a huge stimulus package on March 10, 2009. The first package announced in November 2008 was generally considered to be too timid and too little. The second package is to be implemented over two years and commits RM 60 billion (US$16.2 billion) to stimulating the economy. What opportunities can the energy & power industry expect from this package? (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO)...

2008-10-06 00:00:25

KOTA KINABALU: The Transport Ministry has approved three new air routes to connect Kota Kinabalu, Kuching and Miri with Singapore on budget airline AirAsia. The three direct flight routes are expected to start before the year-end. Transport Minister Datuk Ong Tee Keat said final negotations were under way between the Malaysian and Singapore authorities as well as the airline. "The new routes are in line with the country's open sky policy. We hope to finalise negotiations by this month." (c)...

2008-09-18 00:00:21

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia Airlines' subsidiary, MAS-wings, affirmed its role in providing greener travel options when its new low- emission aircraft, the 68-seater ATR 72, took to the skies yesterday. The use of the aircraft also fitted in with Sabah's focus on eco- friendly tourism. The aircraft consumes 10 per cent less fuel than the smaller Fokker 50, which the airline currently flies to destinations in Sabah and Sarawak. It emits 50 per cent less carbon dioxide per passenger kilometre...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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