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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...

2009-05-19 08:00:00

HONG KONG, May 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- VODone Limited ("VODone" or the "Group", Hong Kong Stock code: 0082) is pleased to announce that it has launched an internet financial video broadcasting program named "Stock, Stock? Stock!" which features experts' analysis on China and Hong Kong stock markets, thus becoming the first internet new media in China to provide a real-time interactive online program on Hong Kong stocks. Public concern and enthusiasm for the stock market remain intact...

2009-04-21 07:20:00

HONG KONG, April 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Amax Entertainment Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0959) ("Amax" or "the Company") has appointed Mr. Leung Kin Cheong, Laurent ("Mr. Leung") as a Non-Executive Director and Mr. Fang Ang Zeng ("Mr. Fang") as an Independent Non-executive Director effective 30 March 2009. Besides, the Company has appointed Professor Zeng Zhong Lu ("Professor Zeng") as an Independent Non-executive Director effective 16 April 2009. All of them have been also appointed as...

2009-01-13 14:04:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hong Kong has been ranked as the world's freest economy for the 15th consecutive year in the 2009 Index of Economic Freedom, jointly published by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal. Following the index's release in Hong Kong, Financial Secretary John C. Tsang said the Hong Kong government would continue its role as a facilitator. "We provide a business-friendly environment where all firms can compete on a level playing field...

2008-10-22 14:15:00

Hong Kong, one of the world's most densely built-up and populated metropolises, is under pressure from green groups to curb its energy use from neon signs and lighted advertising. With the popularity of green consciousness and global warming fears, environmentalists are increasingly critical of this ostentatious display, calling it unnecessary and wasteful. Hahn Chu, the environmental affairs manager for Friends of the Earth, said the trend is getting worse and worse: "Hong Kong always thinks...

2008-09-18 15:00:18

According to news.gov.hk: About $130.8-billion worth of Hong Kong's total exports to the Mainland in the second quarter were for outward processing, up 8% on the same period last year, the Census & Statistics Department says. The value of domestic exports to the Mainland for outward processing dropped 31% to $3.7 billion while the value of re-exports to the Mainland for outward processing rose 10% to $127.1 billion. The value of imports from the Mainland related to outward processing fell...

2008-09-11 09:00:27

Donghai Airlines has launched its inaugural flight between China and Hong Kong, starting its four-times-a-week freighter service on the ShenzhenHong KongChengdu route. Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals has been appointed by Donghai Airlines as its air cargo terminal operator at the Hong Kong International Airport, providing physical cargo handling services. Zhou Yunda, CEO of Donghai Airlines, said: "The launch of this new route aims to enhance the air cargo flow between Chengdu and Hong...

2008-09-10 09:00:34

Text of report in English by state-run Vietnamese news agency VNA website [Unattributed article from the "Business" page: "Vietnamese, Guangdong sign projects worth 1.6 billion USD"] Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnamese businesses and their partners from China's Guangdong signed 22 projects worth nearly 1.6 billion USD at the Vietnam-Guangdong economic and trade seminar Vietnam-Guangdong economic and trade seminar held in Hanoi on September 9. Most of the projects involve electricity, electronics,...

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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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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'