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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...

2009-07-23 08:00:00

HUIZHOU, China, July 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- NIVS IntelliMedia Technology Group, Inc., (NYSE Amex: NIV) (''NIVS'' or ''the Company''), an integrated consumer electronics company that designs, manufactures, markets and sells intelligent audio and video products, today announces key recognition by the Guangdong government. NIVS IntelliMedia Technology Group, Inc. has won the title of ''Key Export Brand to Be Fostered and Developed'' by the Department of Foreign Trade and...

2009-07-07 10:48:00

PASADENA, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that a subsidiary company received a contract from the Highways Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to provide engineering services for the design and site investigation phase of the US$5 billionHong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL). Jacobs will perform monitoring and verification of work that is executed...

2009-07-02 08:00:00

HONG KONG, July 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Fairtheworld.com plans to study and analyze several industrial clusters in the Pearl River Delta (China) in an effort to provide complete e-commerce solutions to these industries with its "matrix" concept. If the pilot succeeds, the experiences derived will establish a milestone for future e-commerce models. Fairtheworld will select several industrial clusters which have international influences in the Pearl River Delta, such as office consumer...


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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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