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2014-05-19 14:41:19

Malaysian Industry ­Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) Malaysia hosts UN-backed symposium: 'Beyond Gross Domestic Product -- Transitioning into Sustainability' Birth weight, hours slept, eyeglasses, city birds, washing machines, teenage schoolgirls and other quantifiable signals of well-being can help measure the wealth of a nation beyond Gross Domestic Product, experts say. Moving beyond GDP to sustainability — the focus of a UN­-backed high-level symposium May 19 in...

2014-05-19 08:31:33

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration has now opened for Southeast Asia's key forum for security, fire and safety professionals to gather to source the latest innovations, while they discuss and determine the future of their industry with their senior level peers. (Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140519/8521402846-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140519/8521402846-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140519/8521402846-c ) (Photo:...

2014-05-15 16:32:22

Delivers enhanced learning and teaching standards across Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 1BestariNet, a virtual leaning environment (VLE) initiative rolled out by the Ministry of Education (MoE) in partnership with Xchanging Malaysia and YTL Communications, has successfully connected a total of 5.5 million students, 500,000 teachers, 10,000 schools and 4.5 million parents. This has made Malaysia the first country in the world to deliver a single,...

2014-05-13 23:03:19

Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque presents vital information to save lives at Malaysia University of Science and Technology in conjunction with St. John’s Ambulance. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 In an effort to inspire communities to save lives, an ongoing goal of Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque, National Health Care Provider Solutions coordinated with St. John’s Ambulance to present fundamental information to train those in Malaysia on proper CPR practice. St. John’s Ambulance, a...

2014-05-08 08:24:33

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Construction Week (ICW) is the largest and most important annual event covering the full spectrum of construction industry players across Malaysia and Southeast Asia under one roof to showcase, learn, build partnerships and share innovative ideas to be held for a week, from the 17th - 23rd September 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140507/8521402622-a)(Photo:...

2014-05-01 12:28:04

Deal brings TuneCore Artists to fast-growing markets, giving opportunity to get "Big in Japan" (Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and Malaysia, too) NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Driving new opportunities for independent artists to succeed in the rapidly growing Asian music market, TuneCore today announced that it has become a major distribution partner for KKBOX, the largest digital music subscription service in the region. As of May 1, music distributed through...

2014-04-24 16:23:47

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) PROVIDES TECHNICAL EXCHANGE COLLABORATION FRAMEWORK TO MEET MALAYSIA'S SMART ENERGY NEEDS KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), the largest electric utility in Malaysia today signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Trilliant, a leading smart grid platform company based in the United States of America, following the U.S.-Asia Pacific Comprehensive Energy Partnership's (USACEP) High-Level Meetings...

2014-04-24 04:20:17

HONG KONG and SINGAPORE, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The different Green Car policies across ASEAN create unique combinations of market "push" and "pull", dramatically impacting demand patterns and opportunities for future growth, says Frost & Sullivan. Mr. Dushyant Sinha, Associate Director, Automotive Practice, Asia Pacific at Frost & Sullivan said that the 3 biggest automotive nations in ASEAN - Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia - have all embarked on "low emission, high...

2014-04-23 08:31:04

Acquires Sinar Indentiti clinics in Seremban SEREMBAN, Malaysia, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced it acquired three hemodialysis centers from Malaysian dialysis provider Sinar Indentiti Sbn Bhd, further expanding its care of kidney patients in the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO "DaVita is committed to raising...

2014-04-16 12:22:29

MADISON, Ind., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Automotive Technologies has opened a new training and specification center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, that will give the company greater access to measure vehicles built in the Asia-Pacific region earlier in their life cycles. The facility will provide a home base for Chief staff to utilize when developing collision repair specifications, as well as a new location for Chief University training classes. Photo -...


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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