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2014-09-03 08:23:56

LONDON, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IFSEC Southeast Asia is now open from 3rd - 5th September in Kuala Lumpur IFSEC Southeast Asia, the region's largest security, fire and safety exhibition organised by UBM, today opened the doors to the industry for what is set to be a show stopping event taking place from 3rd - 5th September at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) IFSEC...

2014-08-27 20:25:21

Regional Office in Kuala Lumpur to Focus on Innovative Product Design TROY, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of leading US-based simulation technology and engineering services company Altair, has chosen Kuala Lumpur as its new regional headquarters to spearhead its expansion plan in Southeast Asia. The new office in Plaza Sentral will also serve as Altair's training and technical support center for the region. Altair's...

2014-08-26 16:25:45

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Luxury Goods in Malaysiahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/shopping/convenience_stores/luxury_goods_malaysia_1.htmlLuxury goods in Malaysia continued to benefit from strong GDP performance with over 5% GDP growth in 2013. Strong GDP growth indicated a strong economic performance boosted by projects such as Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) initiated by Malaysian government....

2014-08-26 08:30:11

DALLAS, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds, "Global Rubber Gloves Market Report: 2014 Edition" research report of 67 pages, published in August 2014, to its store. As per this research, Malaysia holds the prestige of retaining its position as the world's largest supplier of rubber gloves, commanding over two-third of global market share. The US and Europe are the largest importers, especially of nitrile gloves. The demand for rubber gloves is mainly...

2014-08-26 04:21:23

SELANGOR, Malaysia, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MyANGKASA Holdings Sdn Bhd (MyANGKASA), a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Cooperative Organisation (ANGKASA) of Malaysia, has appointed Clixster Mobile Sdn Bhd, a Malaysian subsidiary of Clixster Mobile Group Inc. (Stock Code: CHMD, U.S.:OTC) (Clixster Mobile Group), as the supplier and administrator of the former's membership card program for the entire members of ANGKASA. ANGKASA currently has around 8.4 million members...

2014-08-25 08:21:57

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Construction Week (ICW) 2014, the most significant event for the construction industry in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, will be held from September 17 to 19 at the Putra World Trade Centre. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139098 Hosted by the Construction Industry Development Board, the ICW conference has been bringing together industry players under one roof to learn and share from each other for...

2014-08-25 04:20:34

Aged care industry to be a key revenue source KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaysia is turning out to be the new healthcare investor destination as a proactive government and burgeoning aging population fuel the demand for healthcare services. In 2013, Forbes ranked it as the third best country to retire in, and the aged care industry is expected to be worth $1.2 billion by 2020. Medical tourists and foreign retirees too are choosing Malaysia due to the lower cost of...

2014-08-21 23:01:32

An English Version of the Incredibly Popular App Will Also Be Released in Malaysia, Says FunPlus and Dot Arena Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Dot Arena, a mobile game that is being published by the FunPlus company, is now available in Malaysia. As a company spokesperson for FunPlus and Dot Arena, the game is currently this year’s number one top grossing app in China’s iOS store. Right now, over 43 million users in China are enjoying playing the action-card-battle RPG...

2014-08-18 23:09:04

The Dtect Wellness test can identify genetic variations that affect an individual’s overall wellness and fitness levels. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 A Malaysian company has revolutionised wellness care through the screening of DNA to find ways to mitigate the risks for developing diseases. Results of the test can help health practitioners to develop more personalised wellness and fitness programmes for their patients. Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre Berhad (MGRC)...

2014-08-11 12:21:17

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail Business Asia (RBA) 2014 will bring together thought leaders in the rail industry for a comprehensive overview of the rapidly expanding rail development in Asia. This 2(nd) annual, region's leading rail conference and exhibition is held from 9(th) to 11(th) September 2014 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2010/04/19/20100419602891.jpg "2013 saw an increase of 1.2% in the number of public...


Latest Malaysia Reference Libraries

Serama
2014-06-30 07:19:47

The Serama, also known as the Malaysian Serama, is a breed of bantam chicken that was developed in Malaysia in the last fifty years. It was developed by crossbreeding the Malaysian bantam and Japanese bantam, although stories suggest that it was derived from a small chicken that was a gift from the King of Thailand to a sultan in the area. The modern Serama was developed by Wee Yean Een, who named it after the title of the Kings of Thailand, Rama. It was first introduced into Europe in...

Dog-toothed cat snake, Boiga cynodon
2013-10-14 14:27:21

The Dog-toothed cat snake (Boiga cynodon), a member of the Colubridae family, is commonly found in southern Thailand and southward toward Malaysia. The dog-toothed cat snake may be fairly slim, yet it is a very long species. It is not uncommon for the snake to measure up to 8 feet. Fangs are found in the rear part of the upper jaw. The snake’s name is derived from its large front teeth on the upper and lower jaw. The dog-toothed cat snake is generally tan in color with bands of...

Moonrat, Echinosorex gymnura
2012-10-01 10:38:47

The moonrat (Echinosorex gymnura) is the sole member of its genus Echinosorex within the family Erinaceidae. It can be found in many areas including the peninsulas on Thailand and Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, and southern Myanmar. It prefers to live in jungles and occurs in lowlands at altitudes of up to 2,952 feet in Borneo. Preferred habitats include swamps and mangrove forests, and in Malaysia, it can occur in gardens and on plantations. The moonrat holds two subspecies that differ in...

Sumatran Serow, Capricornis sumatraensis
2012-09-03 07:26:40

The Sumatran serow (Capricornis sumatraensis) is a goat-antelope that is also known as the southern serow. It can be found on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia and in Thai-Malay Peninsula. It prefers a habitat within native primary or secondary forests near mountains. It is thought that this species holds seasonal ranges. It feeds during the morning and evenings, resting under overhanging rocks during the rest of the day. The Sumatran serow appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation...

Carabao, Bubalus bubalis carabanesis
2012-08-16 09:41:25

The carabao (Bubalus bubalis carabanesis) is a subspecies of the domesticated water buffalo. It is also known as kalabaw in the Filipino language and the kerbau in the Malay language. It is native to Guam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, and some areas of Southeast Asia. It is often associated with farmers because it is skilled in pulling plows and carts, allowing farmers to grow and transport crops easily. In some areas, it is killed for its meat and hide, and in other areas, it...

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