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2014-08-21 12:29:34

Indicators of Public Health are Steadily Improving MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's infant mortality rate has decreased from 111 in 1994 to 65 per one thousand in 2011, said the country's Health Secretary of State, Maria del Carmen Andeme Ela. She also reported that the percentage of pregnant women receiving prenatal care from skilled health personnel has increase from 61% in 2000 to 91.3% this year. Secretary of State Andeme...

2014-08-20 16:23:56

BEIJING, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirMedia Group Inc. ("AirMedia" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: AMCN), a leading operator of out-of-home advertising platforms in China targeting mid-to-high-end consumers, today announced that it will present at 18(th) Annual J.P. Morgan Asia Pacific Equity Conference in Boston, and conduct non-deal roadshows in Hong Kong, New York and San Francisco. Interested parties please contact organizers or IR@airmedia.net.cn to request a meeting. Date:...

2014-08-20 12:23:30

Jamie King & Emilio Estefan Join Forces to Produce Resort's Grand Opening Gala, Welcoming the World to the 'New Riviera' NASSAU, The Bahamas, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Baha Mar, the grand and greatly anticipated luxury resort located in Nassau, The Bahamas, announces an exciting partnership with two of the leading names in the world of music and entertainment -- Jamie King and Emilio Estefan -- who will be teaming up for the first time to develop, produce, choreograph...

2014-08-20 08:27:35

IREX and Partners work to sustain peace amidst the crisis WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since the start of the Ebola crisis in Liberia, IREX has been working with its partners to get out responsible and accurate information and promote a better understanding of proper prevention measures. With much of the attention focused on containment and treatment, IREX, through the USAID funded Civil Society and Media Leadership (CSML) Program, seeks to draw attention to...

2014-08-19 16:32:14

BEIJING, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, today announced its participation in the following investor conferences in August and September 2014: -- Credit Suisse North Asia Internet C-Level Conference, August 27-28 in Hong Kong at the Credit Suisse Office in International Commerce Center, and August 29 at The...

2014-08-19 12:26:26

OBERWIL, Switzerland, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Walter, Ph.D is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Higher Education as a result of his role as Dean of Medical Faculty and Professor Emeritus at the University of Basel. The University of Basel is fully committed to the principle of research-based teaching that provides skills-oriented range of degree programs closely aligned with international standards. As the University for...

2014-08-19 08:36:00

- KT Press reports on the country's One Laptop per Child Project (OLPC) - KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is an awfully hot Friday. The nauseating dry haze has arrested the rolling hills of Gisozi, a suburban neighborhood of Rwanda's Capital City, Kigali. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/137089 "Please... please teacher," calls Magnifique Uwase of Gisozi Public School requesting the teacher to explain a computerized mathematical task. Each...

2014-08-18 23:04:43

While managing steady growth and development, Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), the Cayman Islands’ special economic zone, introduces two new initiatives to its proactive marketing strategy. The zone has launched a series of short videos to help spread the word that “Cayman Enterprise City is Open for Business,” and it has rolled out three stand-alone, geo-specific web pages customized to target niche markets in Canada, India and Israel. George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (PRWEB)...

2014-08-18 12:29:01

Backers looking to put "New Mexico Certified Chile(TM)" on par with "Vidalia Onions" LAS CRUCES, N.M., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Mexico's Chile farmers and processors are joining an effort to protect their peppers from counterfeiters looking to profit from New Mexico's famous Chile reputation. On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:30 p.m. Governor Martinez will announce the New Mexico Certified Chile(TM) program at The Range in Bernalillo. The Range is the first New Mexico...

2014-08-18 08:29:14

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the Bartender Association of Taiwan (BAT), Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) today announced the launch of the TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) program in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Sixteen (16) teachers from the Wu Chou Bartending School, owned by husband and wife team Mr. Tom Kuo and Miss Hsieh Mei Mei, successfully completed a TIPS Train-the-Trainer workshop on July 19-20, 2014. Most of the new Taiwanese trainers...


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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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