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2013-10-21 23:00:33

CMT’s Myanmar Construction Summit 2013 will be held in PARKROYAL Yangon on 2-3 December, 2013. With an Opening Address by His Excellency U Kyaw Lwin, Union Minister of Construction, the event will examine the rapid development in the construction business in this country, marked by the rollout of mega infrastructure projects, real estate revival in downtown Yangon, and the adoption of new technology with a right mix of local and international practices. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) October...

2013-09-04 23:00:37

Myanmar, the last Asian frontier, has called for foreign participation and investment to boost the generation and supply of power in the country. This call will resonate louder at CMT’s 2nd Myanmar Power Summit, at Sedona Hotel in Yangon this coming 23-25 September 2013, as it seeks to enlighten participants about the recent developments, including bold government plans, opportunities, and foreign investment role in meeting Myanmar’s mammoth electricity & utilities demand. Yangon,...

2013-08-20 23:00:51

CMT’s 2nd MRES spotlights infrastructure developments, incentives for investments in special economic zones like Thilawa & Myothar Industrial Zone Park, the landscape of hotels and resorts in key tourist attractions like Mandalay – plus discussions on financing & commercial terms including guidelines on land ownership, and structuring joint venture partnership. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 [CMT’s 2nd MRES, being held in Yangon from the 30 Sep-01 Oct, 2013, hones in on pivotal...

Human Activity In Thailand Affects Macaque Ability To Use Stone Tools
2013-08-14 14:06:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While some scientists are focused on the conservation of species, researchers from the Nanyang Technological University in Thailand have been focused on conserving species’ behavior, particularly those of the Burmese long-tailed macaque. According to new research from NTU, published in Oryx — The International Journal of Conservation, the macaque’s use of stone tools is being threatened by human activity. “Generally, when we...


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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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