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2014-04-23 08:34:15

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Creation of Joint Venture to identify and develop infrastructure projects in the DRC. - Focus on power, rail and road projects to help accelerate the DRC's economic development. - Expected to generate significant employment and drive economic growth through increasing power supply and enhancing road network. Fleurette Group...

2014-04-23 08:27:45

VICTORIA, Seychelles, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Seychelles News Agency has launched on http://www.seychellesnewsagency.com . But does a tiny African country like the Seychelles islands in the western Indian Ocean with a population of 90,000 people really have news? Aren't the headlines going to be just 'more people knocked out by falling coconuts on white sandy beaches' and 'the royals on honeymoon in 5 stars resorts'? That's what you might think the Seychelles...

2014-04-22 23:00:20

On April 19, the Board of Trustees of the University of the Virgin Islands, in a unanimous vote, authorized President David Hall to commence the development phase for a medical school in the territory. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 On April 19, the Board of Trustees of the University of the Virgin Islands, in a unanimous vote, authorized President David Hall to commence the development phase for a medical school in the territory. The Board also approved a major gift agreement...

2014-04-22 16:32:39

Financing to Support an Aggressive Growth Agenda MIAMI, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) ("Net Element" or the "Company), a technology-driven group specializing in mobile payments and value-added transactional services in emerging countries and in the United States, is pleased to announce that the Company completed the first closing of $11.2 million from a new investor, Cayman Invest, SA ("Cayman Invest"). Cayman Invest has agreed to fund $11.2...

2014-04-22 16:28:16

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Asia-Pacific Hip Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/asia_pacific_hip_reconstruction_market_outlook_2020.htmlAsia-Pacific Hip Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Asia-Pacific Hip Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Asia-Pacific Hip Reconstruction market....

2014-04-22 08:32:23

SHENZHEN, China, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited ("Mindray", NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced that it will report its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 after the U.S. market closes on May 5, 2014. Mindray's management will hold an earnings conference call at 8:00 AM on May 6, 2014 U.S. Eastern Time (8:00 PM on May 6, 2014 Beijing/Hong Kong Time)....

2014-04-22 04:21:53

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Thursday's Copenhagen Fashion Summit marks the one-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster at the Bangladeshi garment factory. To honor and commemorate the victims, Copenhagen Fashion Summit has invited a Bangladesh Accord executive director to speak about the solutions being implemented to avoid another disaster. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/681617 ) The world's largest and...

2014-04-21 23:08:32

Singapore offers many benefits to companies that choose to establish a presence in the republic, says Asiabiz Services. Singapore (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Extensive benefits await businesses that opt for company incorporation in Singapore, says Asiabiz Services. “Companies that are looking to establish a presence in Asia often weigh the options between Singapore and Hong Kong. Both economies are formidable. However, Singapore offers a consistently stable and attractive environment which...

2014-04-21 23:04:52

Meet Key Players and Establish the Relationships You Need for Success Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Infocast, the leading source in business intelligence and networking events producer, has announced the annual Mexican Telecom & Media Summit, scheduled for June 24-25, 2014, taking place in Mexico City, MX. The reform in Mexican telecom is well underway, with the new commission and regulatory body, the Federal Institute of Telecommunications (Instituto Federal de...

2014-04-19 23:01:35

The Homewood Suites Anchorage hotel looks forward to welcoming attendees and exhibitors of the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering this May. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 The Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage hotel excitedly awaits the arrival of the 2014 Great Alaska Aviation Gathering, happening May 3rd and 4th at the FedEx Hangar in Anchorage, Alaska. This show, now in its 17th season, expects over 23,000 pilots and aviation enthusiasts to participate in two days of presentations,...


Latest Political geography Reference Libraries

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

Australia
2013-02-18 13:27:43

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country involving the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and a number of smaller islands. It’s the world’s sixth-largest country regarding to total area. Some of the neighboring countries include East Timor, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. For at least 40,000 years before European...

Masai Lion, Panthera leo nubica
2012-11-16 15:20:46

The Masai lion (Panthera leo nubica), also known as the East African Lion, is a subspecies of the African lion. It can be found in Eastern areas of Africa. Males reach an average body length between 8.2 and 9.8 feet, including the tail, with a weight between 320 and 440 pounds. Masai lions located in northeastern Africa are often classified with P. nubica, which include Tsavo lions (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsavo_lion), and these are known to produce males with no manes. The Masai lion...

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2008-08-07 10:35:10

The St. Helena Plover (Charadrius sanctaehelenae), locally known as the Wirebird due to its thin legs, is a small wader endemic to the island of Saint Helena. Kittlitz's Plover is the St. Helena bird's closest relative. The bird was first mentioned in 1638, and is the national bird of Saint Helena, featured on the island's coat of arms. This plover is resident all year on the open areas of Saint Helena, and it is thought that the widespread deforestation on the island, while generally harmful...

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