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2011-06-21 07:30:00

BEIJING, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Care Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: MDCE) - In the Pearl River Delta region of Southern China, construction of a six year, $304 billion plan is underway that will combine nearly one hundred fifty major infrastructure projects (including transportation, water, energy and telecommunications networks) into an economic powerhouse with four times the population of New York City. Earlier this year ground was broken on a high speed rail system that...

2011-03-07 23:59:00

HONG KONG, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QTRAX (A Division of Brilliant Technologies Corporation) (Pink Sheets: BLLN) announced today that it had launched its unique free and legal music service in Hong Kong. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110308/NY60959LOGO) Lance Ford, President & CMO said, "We are particularly pleased to be launching in Hong Kong. The China region is very important in our plans. Obviously, there is great potential in population numbers but also in the...

2011-01-21 14:05:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Powerhouse, the elite musical ensemble of the John Burroughs High School in Burbank, CA., featured on the "Oprah Winfrey Show" and others - is the largest, youngest contingent of performers to represent the U.S. in Cathay Pacific's annual Chinese New Year Night Parade in Hong Kong on February 3 - but they won't be the only Americans taking part in the festivities. In the wake of LSU's victory over Texas A&M in the Cotton Bowl last week,...

2010-12-09 12:35:01

Business Promise for Hong Kong Companies: HKTDC ReportHong Kong, Dec 9, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - The surge in demand for environmental services in the Pearl River Delta region (PRD) will generate huge business opportunities for Hong Kong companies, according to a research report released by the Hong Kong Development Council (HKTDC) today. One ofthe major initiatives in the Chinese mainland's 12th Five-Year Programme, which will be formalised in 2011, is to step up efforts in environmental...

2010-12-01 00:12:27

Two of the World's leading business masterminds have joined forces to change the face of education in Hong Kong. CEO of SalesPartners Worldwideâ“ž¢ and Internationally Acclaimed Speaker, Blair Singer is honored to be chosen by Po Chung, co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of DHL Asia-Pacific, to aid in reforming the country's school system. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) November 30, 2010 Two of the World's leading business masterminds have joined forces to change the...

2010-11-01 08:01:00

BEIJING, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL" or "the Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, today announced that it will release unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter 2010 after the US market closes on Monday, November 15, 2010. The earnings release will be available on the investor relations page of its website at http://ir.cdeledu.com . Following...

2010-09-14 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from the Highways Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to provide engineering services for the construction, testing and commissioning phase of the Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL). The contract value is estimated at HK$83.8 million (approx US$10 million). Jacobs' scope of work...

2010-08-12 21:14:00

HONG KONG, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong Aviation Capital ('HKAC'), a leading investor in global aviation finance, announced today that Rick Macker has been appointed Head of Capital Markets. Rick commenced his employment with HKAC this week and is based in the company's London office. He comes to HKAC from HSH-Nordbank AG where he was Senior Vice-President, Head of Transportation Americas. "Rick Macker's appointment is a significant step in growing our executive management team to...

2010-08-02 04:30:00

MACAU, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM Grand Paradise, S.A. (the "Company"), the owner of the MGM MACAU resort, announced today that it has entered into a new senior secured credit facility in the amount of HKD7.41 billion (US$950 million). The initial loans under the facility refinanced the Company's existing senior secured credit facilities and will provide additional liquidity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100618/MGMINTLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-06-22 12:30:00

Scientists say that as Hong Kong steams into summer, millions of air conditioners kick in to cool the sweltering city, ensuring that the future will be even hotter. "I don't think I can live without air cons," 45-year-old accountant Angus Lee told AFP news. "I don't think I can function properly in Hong Kong's heat -- I need to be cool in order to think." However, having air conditioner comes at a heavy environmental price. Scientists said that Hong Kong will have almost no winter by the...

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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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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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  • Audaciously; boldly.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'