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2010-04-20 07:48:00

HONG KONG, April 20 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Galaxy Entertainment Group ("GEG" or "the Group") (HKSE stock code: 027) today reported record results for the three and twelve month periods ending 31 December 2009. 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Highlights GEG: -- Fifth consecutive quarter of EBITDA growth -- Full Year Group EBITDA of $1.12 billion more than doubled the previous year -- Fourth Quarter Group EBITDA of $334 million up 20% quarter on...

2010-03-30 07:00:00

PALM BEACH, FL, March 30 /PRNewswire/ - Euro-American luxury yacht builder Tricon Marine has been selected by the Chinese government to join a high-level delegation presenting to local businessmen and women in Boston. Led by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Zhuhai Investment Promotion Bureau, the presentation shines a spotlight on the region's most notable business success stories. Tricon's representatives will describe the company's experiences building and managing a luxury...

2010-03-29 09:00:00

HONG KONG, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Pingar, the New Zealand-tech company that has developed the next generation 'intelligent' search engine, announced today in Hong Kong that it is creating a Chinese-language version of the Pingar search platform. Pingar also unveiled plans to open an office in Silicon Valley, CA, in the second half of 2010. Pingar is releasing its Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 application installers on May 12 to coincide with the official Microsoft release date of the...

2010-03-08 16:00:00

HONG KONG and SYDNEY, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong Aviation Company ("HKAC"), a leading investor in global aviation finance, announced today that Mathis Shinnick has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Shinnick will be based in Hong Kong and comes to HKAC from HSH-Nordbank AG where he held the position of Global Head of Transportation since 2004. Mr. Shinnick is expected to begin his appointment May 1, 2010. "We view Mr. Shinnick's appointment as a very important step in...

2010-01-20 15:46:00

The Heritage Foundation Releases 2010 Index of Economic Freedom WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hong Kong is ranked the world's freest economy for the 16th consecutive year in the 2010 Index of Economic Freedom, jointly published by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal. Hong Kong Commissioner to the United States, Donald Tong, welcomed the release of the 2010 Index, saying: "I am delighted to learn that the prestigious Heritage Foundation, in conjunction...

2009-12-15 15:51:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Health Bureau has invited expressions of interest (EOI) from Hong Kong and overseas parties in developing private hospitals at four sites in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The deadline for submitting EOI is March 31, 2010. At a press conference, the Secretary for Food and Health, Dr. York Chow, said the promotion of private hospital development was one of the initiatives under healthcare reform and a major Hong Kong...

2009-12-10 08:15:00

BALTIMORE, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- View Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSYM), a security and tele-data solutions provider, announced today that the company plans to send representatives to staff the ViewScan units that will be screening all guests coming through the main entrance of the "Charm of Macao: 10 Year Celebration of Macao's Return to China." This illustrious celebration is presented by the Office of Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan Affairs, Ministry of Culture and P.R....

2009-10-16 19:00:00

BEIJING, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On October 9, CRIC (China) Information Technology Co., Ltd and China Real Estate Appraisal jointly released the Sales Rankings of Chinese Real Estate Companies for Q3 2009. The new force, represented by Evergrande Real Estate Group, overwhelmingly exceeds the well-established real-estate giants, represented by Vanke, in terms of multiple key indicators over 10 years of effort. The implication behind this performance indicates the competition among...

2009-09-03 07:00:00

BOXBOROUGH, Mass. and HONG KONG, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Crossbeam Systems, Inc. today announced that it has expanded its presence in Hong Kong and hired industry veteran Marcos Ong to support the growing demand for its X-Series Next Generation Security Platform. In his role as country manager of Hong Kong, Macau and South China, Ong brings market knowledge, sales and operational expertise that will help drive expansion efforts and enable the company to take full advantage of the thriving...

2009-09-01 09:17:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the recession, the New York based quick serve restaurant Just Salad has more than doubled its size in the last eight months by adding two new locations in both Manhattan and Hong Kong. Following the immediate success of their first three locations at 320 Park Avenue, 134 W. 37th Street and 100 Maiden Lane, Just Salad has shown no signs of slowing down. Just Salad's fourth location, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, opened its doors on April 3, 2009, and 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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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