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2014-12-16 08:24:23

-- ICL to invest up to $500 million for 50% ownership of a joint venture that will operate a fully integrated, world-scale phosphate business in China and a 15% strategic holding in Yunnan Yuntianhua,

Thirty New Species Of Spider Found In One The Richest Biodiversity Hotspots In China
2014-12-08 03:41:48

Scientists discover 30 new spider species, which constitutes a minor share of what is yet to be found in this biodiversity hotspot.

2014-10-31 08:27:52

KUNMING, China, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wanda Group celebrated the opening of its 100th Wanda Plaza, in Xishan, Kunming, on October 31.

2014-09-03 08:21:16

BEIJING, Sept.

2014-06-09 08:21:12

DALLAS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com offers "China Tire Vulcanizer Industry Report, 2014-2017" research that says mechanical vulcanizer market

Earliest Known Cardiovascular System Discovered In Ancient Shrimp-like Animals
2014-04-07 12:08:47

A fossil creature buried in an "invertebrate version of Pompeii" more than half a billion years ago reveals the first-known cardiovascular system in exquisitely preserved detail.

2014-04-07 04:20:10

DUBLIN, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xq23bj/china_automatic) has announced the addition of the "China

2014-03-18 23:24:18

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “China Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) System Industry Report, 2013 ” to its database. Albany,


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Asian Badger, Meles leucurus
2013-01-01 11:07:20

The Asian badger or sand badger (Meles leucurus) is native to The Korean Peninsula, China, Kazakhstan, and Russia. Its range includes Mongolia and the Urals in the southeast portion of Russia. It prefers a habitat within open woodlands with deciduous vegetation next to pastures, but it will reside in steppe lands, scrublands, coniferous forests, and mixed woodlands. This badger species can be found at an elevation of up to 13,000 feet and is separated from the European badger by the Volga...

Crab-eating Mongoose, Herpestes urva
2012-11-16 13:32:25

The crab-eating mongoose (Herpestes urva) is a mammal that can be found in east and Southeast Asia. Its range includes southern China, Nepal, Myanmar, and northeastern India, as well as areas Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Vietnam in Southeast Asia. This species is active mainly at night, spending a good percentage of their time in water or near water and other moist areas. It is slender in appearance, with a short tail and hairy feet. Its fur is typically grey on the upper side and lighter on...

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2008-05-27 16:29:53

The Kunming Dog is a wolf-dog hybrid which was bred in the 1950s as a military dog in Kunming, Yunnan. The breed was developed from a pool of wolfdogs, civil dogs and shepherd dogs. The bred was officially recognized in China in 1988 and is now widely used by the Chinese police and military. The Kunming Dog has also been known as a good watchdog and guard dog. The breed appears similar to the German Shepherd, but it is taller and has a shorter coat. The Kunming Dog stands 25 to 27 inches...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.