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2014-09-19 23:09:10

Members of the International Stock Exchange Executives Emeriti from around the world meet to tackle the challenges of growth for SMEs and new initiatives designed to assist them. Luxembourg (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The International Stock Exchange Executives Emeriti (ISEEE) held its bi-annual meeting in Luxembourg on 14-17 September 2014. Industry experts from Asia, Australia, Europe and North America exchanged information about regulatory developments in major capital markets around...

2014-09-19 23:08:20

In a forum to review progress of the Alliance, Bipartisan Policy Center Co-founder George Mitchell and Senior Fellow Olympia Snowe announced findings indicating that the Alliance has made “significant and laudable progress.” Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Below are remarks made by the Hon. Ellen Tauscher, Board Chair, Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety during the Bipartisan Policy Center workshop and discussion in Washington, D.C. Sept. 17, 2014. "Thank you all...

2014-09-19 08:23:49

Join the 'Amazing Global Concert' INCHEON, South Korea, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Incheon International Airport, providing high-class cultural and art performances all year round, will put on exciting performances in celebration of the Asian Games Incheon 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147230 Incheon International Airport's regular performance in celebration of the Asian Games Incheon 2014 titled the "Amazing Global Concert," will be given at the...

2014-09-18 23:01:49

MarketOptimizer.org adds “CountryFocus Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape –Venezuela” to its store. The report is an essential source of information and analysis on the healthcare, regulatory and reimbursement landscape in Venezuela. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 In 2003, the government launched the Inside the Neighborhood Mission (Misión Barrio Adentro), which it hoped would increase the efficiency of the healthcare system (see Section 6.1.3.). In...

2014-09-18 20:23:04

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc. (PSHR) today announced that the Company has signed an exclusive Manufacturer's Representative Distribution Agreement with Better-Life Imports to represent its Thermal-Aid Zoo line in China and Hong Kong. "Better-Life Imports brings products from around the world to consumers in China and Hong Kong and truly understands the value proposition that the Thermal-Aid line brings to the consumer. The commitment and...

2014-09-18 20:21:51

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India; Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh; United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and fellow dignitaries to voice commitments to end extreme poverty by 2030 NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Global Citizen Festival announced that over a dozen world leaders including, Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India; Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh;...

2014-09-18 16:20:54

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SummaryThe Future of the Chilean Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019, published by Strategic Defence Intelligence, provides readers with a detailed analysis of both historic and forecast Chile defense industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of industry leading companies, and key news. Key Findings- Over the historic period, Chilean...

2014-09-18 12:26:55

Crisis Engulfing Puerto Rico is Padilla's, and Padilla's Alone DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Future Fund (AFF), a national 501(c)4 organization, today announced a new advertising campaign in both POLITICO and The Wall Street Journal drawing attention to billions of dollars that Governor Alejandro Padilla controls through the Government Development Bank, a secretive institution that operates outside the reach of regulators and functions as...

2014-09-18 12:23:28

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Construction Week 2014 in co-operating with Ecobuild Southeast Asia 2014 kicked off with a grand opening ceremony this morning at 9:00 am, officiated by Y.B. Datuk Haji Fadillah Bin Haji Yusof, Minister of Works, Malaysia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/146955 http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/1469556 The Minister of Works launched the 2014 edition along with respective VIPs named Y.B....

2014-09-17 16:24:35

Tickets on Sale Now to See Headlining International Chefs Marcus Samuelsson, Anne Burrell, Tyler Florence and More! NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Culinary masters including Marcus Samuelsson, Anne Burrell, Tyler Florence, Stephanie Izard, Ed Baines and Roger Mooking will be making their way to the island of Barbados, the culinary capital of the Caribbean, for the fifth annual Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival. The international gourmet event of the season boasts the...


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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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