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2014-09-18 12:23:32

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy is pleased to announce that the company's 100 megawatt power plant in Kyaukse, Myanmar was named the Fast-Track Power Plant of the Year at the Asian Power Awards held in Kuala Lumpur on 11 September 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146867 The Asian Power Awards recognise the 'best-of-the-best' practices in Asia's power generation and power supply industries, and identify projects, technologies,...

2014-08-26 23:08:19

Southeast Asian carrier deploys Dialogic softswitch, media gateways and session border controllers to keep pace with rapid growth in newly opened markets Parsippany, N.J. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Dialogic Inc., the Network Fuel® company, today announced that Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) selected Dialogic’s intelligent call control solutions to modernize and expand its domestic core switching infrastructure. Under Myanmar’s plans to privatize its telecommunications...

2014-08-25 08:32:29

Incredible Response in First Month of Operations, as Ooredoo Strives to Make a Difference in Newest Market DOHA, Qatar, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ooredoo has already broken through the one million customer milestone in its newest market of Myanmar, less than three weeks after going live with its services. H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani, Chairman, Ooredoo Group, revealed the significant achievement in a special ceremony in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, where he...

2014-08-18 16:30:52

3G Mobile Communications Services Now Available, Accessible and Affordable to the Southeast Asian Nation for the First Time DOHA, Qatar, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ooredoo officially launched its mobile services in Myanmar with a celebratory ceremony held in the country's capital city, Nay Pyi Taw, on Thursday night. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137096 The event was attended by Dr. Nasser Marafih Group CEO, Ooredoo, H.E. U Myat Hein, Union Minister of...

2014-08-14 23:04:54

DKT International Branches out through Social Marketing in Iran, Tanzania and Myanmar - Expanding Access to Contraception Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 DKT International announces the opening of offices in Iran, Tanzania and Myanmar to offer family planning, reproductive health products and services and HIV/AIDS prevention. The additional offices now bring DKT services to 22 countries worldwide. With a population of 44 million, Tanzania is the 6th most populous country in Africa...

2014-08-13 08:20:28

YANGON, Myanmar, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the outstanding success of INTERMACH & SUBCON in Thailand (ASEAN's Largest International Industrial Machinery and Subcontracting exhibition) INTERMACH Myanmar & SUBCON Myanmar 2014 is expected to follow the same road to success. The show's organiser, UBM Asia (Thailand) is proud to again host the 2(nd) edition of the event from 29-31 October, 2014 in Yangon. Photo - http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140813/8521404563-a...

2014-07-25 08:23:48

CHELTENHAM, England, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edward Elgar Publishing is delighted to announce a partnership with Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL), a not-for-profit organisation that works with libraries worldwide to enable access to digital information for people in developing and transition countries. As part of the collaboration Edward Elgar Publishing has agreed to provide institutions in 41 countries with free access to its journals and development...

Legislative Measures Needed To Keep Illegal Wild Elephant Trade At Bay
2014-07-07 09:48:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In recent years, legislation passed in Thailand has successfully cracked down on the illegal elephant trade, but a new report from the conservation organization TRAFFIC has suggested that more legislation and measures are needed to further reduce the threat to elephants. The new report said that many elephants are captured in neighboring Myanmar, brutally tamed, and then smuggled across the border into Thailand, where they are used to...

2014-06-26 23:03:12

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Insight Report Nascent Insurance Markets and Opportunities for Foreign Insurers” to its store. The report covers nascent insurance markets & Insights into the Cambodian, Cuban and Myanmar insurance industries. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Insurance markets in developed countries are mature, with limited scope for growth. Insurers operating in these markets are therefore looking to new regions to expand and diversify. A nascent insurance market is...

2014-06-24 04:21:06

CHENGDU, China, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Xindu North Mall Specialty Products of South Asia Expo, hosted by China Silk Association, China Hotel Supplies Association and Sichuan Silk Association, kicked off at the Jinmen Silk, Trade and Tourism Town North Mall recently. A stellar roster of exhibitors from several countries including Thailand, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka has taken part in the event, showcasing precious and rare jewelry and gemstones. Take a closer look at the...


Latest Myanmar Reference Libraries

Large Indian Civet, Viverra zibetha
2013-06-07 14:01:12

The large Indian civet (Viverra zibetha) is species that can be found in Southeast Asia. Its range includes Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Nepal, northeast India, Laos, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. It prefers a habitat within a variety of areas, including primary and secondary evergreen and deciduous forests. It can be found at elevations of up to 5,429 feet. It holds five recognized subspecies that occur throughout its range, and some experts assert that a sixth subspecies should be...

Red Goral, Naemorhedus baileyi
2012-09-19 14:51:09

The red goral (Naemorhedus baileyi) is an even-toed ungulate that can be found in China, Myanmar, and India. This range is focused on the borders of these areas where they meet. Its preferred habitat includes tropical or subtropical arid forests and tropical arid low grasslands. The red goral is named after the man who explored the “frontier region” before World War 1, Lieutenant-Colonel F. M. Bailey. Baily noted the reddish color of the goral’s coat, but did not gather any specimens....

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2009-06-18 16:30:18

The Cobalt Blue tarantula (Haplopelma lividum) is part of the tarantula species native to Thailand and Myanmar. Like many Asian tarantulas, it is rather aggressive. Because of the tarantula's aggressiveness it should only be kept as a pet by well informed and experienced tarantula owners. This tarantula tends to be shy and is a committed burrower. The cobalt Blue tarantula relies on biting for defense because it does not have urticating hairs. Standard care for this tarantula calls...

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2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

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2008-09-11 15:56:47

The Short-billed Minivet (Pericrocotus brevirostris), is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitats.

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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