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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...

2014-06-06 08:21:56

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, is pleased to announce that the company's 100 megawatt power generation plant in Myanmar is now fully operational. Based in Kyaukse, in the Mandalay Region, the plant provides the Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) with a guaranteed minimum of 82 megawatts of power generation and will enable the provision of electricity and power to more than six million people....

Unique Songbird Diversity Of The Eastern Himalayas Documented
2014-05-29 15:47:12

JGU Article in Nature describes the relevance of ecological niches to the evolution of new bird species The Eastern Himalayas are home to more than 360 different songbird species, most of which are to be found nowhere else on the planet. This makes the region extending from eastern Nepal to the borderlands of China, India, and Myanmar unique and one of the most important hot spots for biological diversity in the western hemisphere. A recent research paper describes how this impressive...

2014-05-13 08:23:54

Youth from Myanmar and Thailand train together to represent South East Asia for FC Bayern Munchen Youth Cup Final SINGAPORE, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," is excited to announce that the Company will sponsor ten youths from South East Asia for a chance of a lifetime to compete in the...

2014-05-08 12:29:43

Ooredoo and Leo Messi Foundation Expand successful Mobile Health Clinics Initiative from Indonesia to Myanmar, Tunisia and Algeria BARCELONA, Spain and DOHA, Qatar, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ooredoo and the Leo Messi Foundation today announced a series of new initiatives that will transform their ongoing mobile health clinic programme in Indonesia into a global force for better healthcare in the developing world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/85857 The Ooredoo...

2014-04-07 23:00:16

Myanmar’s Ministry of Industry is supporting and endorsing CMT’s first Myanmar Manufacturing Summit scheduled on 26-27 May 2014, in Yangon. This event attracts top-notch manufacturers from across the FMCG, automotive, garment, industrial, packaging, pharmaceuticals industry players plus key officials from DICA, MIC & various Ministries. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 An influx of FDI especially in manufacturing sectors, growing consumer base & low cost workforce has...

2014-04-04 23:32:17

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “Understanding South Africa's Regional Healthcare Markets” and “Understanding Myanmar's Regional Healthcare Markets” reports to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 With a new National Health Insurance system being implemented, what will the effects be on the under-resourced public sector and the expensive private sector? And what changes can be seen at the varied regional and provincial levels? A two-tiered health care...


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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.