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2012-01-04 10:00:00

Hong Kong, Macau and Chinese residents can now become AirMed Global members on an annual basis which will transport them home in case of accident or injury while traveling Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 Leading U.S. air ambulance company AirMed International (http://www.airmed.com) has announced it has become the first company to sell air medical evacuation memberships in Asia. AirMed operates its own fleet of customized medical jet aircraft and offers comprehensive service to...

2011-07-02 00:00:33

GuideMeHongKong.com anticipates that Hong Kong's inaugural deal with the EFTA will bolster Hong Kong's economy by creating more business opportunities due to increased trade and investment flows. Hong Kong (S.A.R.) (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Hong Kong and the member states of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) - Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland - have signed a landmark free-trade agreement (FTA) last week. Hong Kong company registration portal,...

2011-06-30 09:00:00

SYDNEY, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Goodman Group (Goodman or Group) is pleased to announce the acquisition by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) of the Group's 50% interest in the Hong Kong Interlink Project. Interlink is a development project currently being undertaken on a 50/50 basis between the Group's Hong Kong Logistics Fund and Goodman. CPPIB has agreed to acquire Goodman's 50% interest in Interlink on a "fixed price" basis for approx. A$274 million (HK$2.26...


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Chinese White Dolphin, Sousa chinensis chinensis (known as rare pink dolphins)
2012-05-25 11:45:30

The Chinese white dolphin, otherwise known as the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin, is a species of humpback dolphin that can be found in the waters of Southeast Asia. When breeding, they will travel to the waters around South Africa to Australia.  There are currently two recognized subspecies of the Chinese white dolphin. The coloring of the Chinese white dolphin can vary due to age and location. When born, calves are actually black, but will change to grey, then pink with white spotting,...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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