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2014-06-16 08:30:50

BEIJING, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SouFun Holdings Ltd (NYSE: SFUN, "SouFun"), the leading real estate internet portal in China, announced today that SouFun's Executive Chairman, Mr. Vincent Mo, will host a conference call before the U.S. market opens on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 8:00 A.M. EDT (8:00 PM Beijing/Hong Kong time) regarding the recent stock price fluctuations and related matters. The dial-in details for the live conference call are: International Toll:...

2014-06-16 04:20:57

SINGAPORE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) today unveiled a nine-member advisory board for the inaugural Singapore Media Festival (SMF). The board, which is made up of global media professionals, particularly from the Asia-Pacific region, will provide guidance and advice to MDA and its partners and help chart the roadmap for SMF, which is set to be one of the region's premiere film and TV events. Robert Gilby, Managing Director of the Walt...

2014-06-15 23:02:17

Forum Highlights Global Topics Related to Philippines and Opportunities in the US and Abroad San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 The Science and Technology Advisory Council, Silicon Valley (“STAC-SV”), the Consulate General of the Philippines and the Philippine Trade & Investment Center are pleased to announce the second Latitude Longitude Business Conference to take place on Friday, June 20, 2014 in the newly renovated ground floor of the Philippine Center in San...

2014-06-12 23:10:29

Ignition Technology Group Ltd. provides assistance to offshore startup organizations to enable them to get their IT systems setup quickly and cost effectively. Hamilton, Bermuda (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Ignition, a leader in offshore financial cloud service and managed services, has recognized a growing need in the marketplace to provide a fully managed product to offshore startup organizations to enable them to get their IT systems setup and operating quickly with minimal capital costs. To...

2014-06-12 16:24:50

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gertler Family Foundation (GFF) has supported the participation by HOLD-DRC, a charity which assists abandoned teenage girls who become mothers as a result of rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in the first Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in London #TimeToAct. HOLD-DRC (Humanitarian Organization for Lasting Development) runs a comprehensive programme of support for hundreds of girls and young women, with grant...

2014-06-12 12:27:53

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Sports Drinks Market in Latin America to 2019: Market Guide http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/soft_drinks/functional_drinks/sports_drinks_market_latin_america_2017_market_guide_1.html Synopsis Canadean's, "Sports Drinks Market in Latin America to 2019: Market Guide" provides a snapshot of the Sports Drinks consumption in Latin America. The quantitative data in the report provides...

2014-06-12 12:27:45

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Juice Market in Latin America to 2019: Market Guide http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/soft_drinks/juice/juice_market_latin_america_2017_market_guide_1.html Synopsis Canadean's, "Juice Market in Latin America to 2019: Market Guide" provides a snapshot of the Juice consumption in Latin America. The quantitative data in the report provides historic and forecast consumption data of the...

2014-06-12 12:22:15

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea participated in the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial (AEM) hosted by the governments of Ethiopia and the United States to provide a forum for major announcements and commitments that support energy development throughout Africa. Under the theme "Catalyzing Sustainable Energy Growth in Africa," AEM brought together energy leaders from Africa and the United States to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 3-4,...

2014-06-11 23:12:23

Love is in the air during the month of June. Enter to win the June iPod Shuffle Giveaway while learning more about the perfect destination wedding location, The U.S. Virgin Islands. St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The romance of a sandy beach at sunset or a lush tropical garden make the perfect backdrop for any wedding day. Prefer a historic church or a marriage at sea? Whatever the dream, it really can come true in the U.S. Virgin Islands, one of the premier wedding...

2014-06-11 23:01:48

Merrill Corporation (http://www.merrillcorp.com), a leading provider of technology-enabled services for the legal, financial and other corporate markets in Asia, announced today that it has expanded its facility in the heart of Hong Kong’s central business district with the relocation of its legal and translation businesses to World Wide House. St Paul, MN (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Merrill Corporation (http://www.merrillcorp.com), a leading provider of technology-enabled services for 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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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