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2015-03-24 23:08:42

Los Angeles nongovernmental organization Operation USA partners with Honeywell to rebuild school damaged by typhoon Los Angeles, Calif.

2015-03-23 20:20:40

Company and employees responded immediately with generous donations GUIUAN, Philippines, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today the grand opening of the

2015-03-19 20:23:22

South East Asian nations lead in markers of E-Commerce potential LONDON, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- South East Asia is home to the world's second fastest growing B2C E-Commerce

2015-03-18 12:22:51

MANILA, Philippines, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In less than a week, the third edition of the Water Philippines 2015 Expo & Forum will return to Pasay City from 25 - 27 March 2015 at

2015-03-17 04:20:07

Largest route development forum for Asia heads to the Philippines in 2016 when the event takes place in Manila KUNMING, China, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Following

2015-03-04 23:01:55

Mercy Corps and BPI Globe BanKO recognized for providing emergency e-cash transfers to more than 25,000 survivors after Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Portland,

2015-03-03 23:12:26

MarketReportsStore.com adds “Technology Investment Priorities in Asian Mining, 2015” report to its store.

2015-03-02 12:25:45

Aspen Institute Diaspora Investment Alliance and the Commission on Filipinos Overseas partner on Philippines Philanthropic Fund MANILA, Philippines, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-02-27 12:28:12

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Migrant workers who are isolated from technology and social networks are more vulnerable to human trafficking, forced labor, and exploitation.


Latest Philippines Reference Libraries

Khasi Pine, Pinus kesiya
2014-02-26 08:46:27

Khasi pine (Pinus kesiya) is the most common of pines found in Asia. This pine can be found growing in the Khasi hills of Meghalaya as well as northern Thailand, Philippines, Burma, Cambodia, Laos as well as in the southern parts of China and Vietnam. The Khasi pine can be found on plantations in southern Africa and South America. Khasi pine does not form pine forests but will grow in groups, known as stands, as well as with broad-leaved trees. The Khasi pine is also known as the...

Naga Stone worship
2014-01-19 13:29:46

The naga (male) and nagini (female) are entities primarily in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, that takes the form of a snake (king cobra). But, naga in other types, are also found in other cultures from  Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Mekong, Java, and the Philippines. In Hinduism, the naga is still part of the modern culture. In India, they are nature spirits that protect the water of springs, wells, and rivers. They bring the rain, but also are believed to cause floods and droughts....

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

Indomalaya Ecozone
2009-07-01 12:56:43

The Indomalaya ecozone is one of Earth's eight ecosystems. It covers most of South and Southeast Asia and parts of East Asia. This area was originally known as the Oriental Region by most scientists (especially biogeographers). Indomalaya extends from Afghanistan to Pakistan through the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia to southern China, and through Indonesia toward Java, Bali, and Borneo. Indomalaya borders Australasia to the east and both are separated by the Wallace Line. Indomalaya...

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2006-12-27 15:11:40

The Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta; also known as mawmag in Cebuano/Visayan) is an endangered tarsier species endemic to the Philippines. It is found in the southeastern part of the archipelago, particularly in the provinces of Bohol, Samar, Leyte, and Mindanao, Philippines. Its geographic range also includes Maripipi Island, Siargao Island, Basilan Island and Dinagat Island. Tarsiers have also been reported in Sarangani, although they may be different subspecies. Morphology...

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Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.