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2014-06-10 20:21:13

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOCO International plc (SOCO) has agreed with WWF in a joint statement to commit not to undertake or commission any exploratory or other drilling within Virunga National Park unless UNESCO and the DRC government agree that such activities are not incompatible with its World Heritage status. This was agreed jointly in mediation through the UK National Contact Point (NCP) for the OECD Guidelines. We will complete our existing operational...

2014-06-10 08:25:05

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ulster Rugby has signed a 10-year agreement with the Kingspan Group, the world's leading provider of sustainable building materials, for the naming rights to what will now be called Kingspan Stadium. The agreement will result in significant investment for the game of rugby at all levels within the Province. Kingspan, whose global headquarters are in Kingscourt, County Cavan, has been a sponsor of Ulster...

2014-06-09 23:09:48

Computer Frontiers, Inc. (CFI) is a certified, women-owned technology company headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, with affiliate companies located throughout Africa. CFI is proud to announce that Frontier Services International Limited, has established a new office in Gambia, Africa. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Frontier Services Limited is an affiliated company of Computer Frontiers Inc. and was incorporated in the Gambia in the first quarter of 2014. Frontier Services Ltd. supports Computer...

2014-06-08 23:02:40

CMCI, a SBA 8(a) small business, has been awarded a contract with U.S. CBP to provide infrastructure support services for the Cargo Systems Program Directorate. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 CMCI has been awarded a contract to provide Infrastructure Engineering and Infrastructure Administration Services support for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Cargo Systems Program Directorate (CSPD). CMCI will complete development of new features and transition existing legacy...

2014-06-06 08:24:43

DALLAS, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com offers "Singapore Medical Tourism Analysis and Forecast" and "Malaysia Medical Tourism Analysis and Forecast" 2014 market research reports in its store. Malaysia Medical Tourism Analysis & Forecast 2014 market research report provides a comprehensive analysis of the Malaysia medical tourism industry covering in detail various aspects such as medical tourists' arrivals and spending from top 20 countries....

2014-06-06 08:21:51

LONDON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Government of the Republic of Somalia ("the Federal Government") is pleased to announce that Soma Oil & Gas Exploration Limited ("Soma") has completed the offshore seismic acquisition programme across the Offshore Evaluation Area of 122,000 sq km as part of Soma's commitment under the Seismic Option Agreement ("SOA") agreed between the Federal Government and Soma on the 6th August 2013. The seismic acquisition...

2014-06-05 23:13:39

Skelia, an international ICT & BPO services company, reported its 2013 results. The company informs about revenue growth numbers, new service center opening in Krakow, Poland. It also announces a new Skelia shareholder - Jan Vorstermans, founder of Qunova. Windhof, Luxembourg (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Skelia (skelia.com), international ICT & BPO services company headquartered in Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, reported its 2013 results. The company notes a revenue growth of 27% which it...

2014-06-05 23:08:28

Slow but steady growth up to 5 percent expected in a market undergoing significant changes (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Multi-process Human Resources Outsourcing (MPHRO) market showed a marginal 3 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in 2013 compared to 2012, reaching US$3.3 billion, according to Everest Group. The Asia Pacific (APAC) region has become the hub of new activity in the segment. Although 2013 saw the lowest number of deal signings in four years, the average annualized...

2014-06-05 16:23:51

RRTWG congratulates Quebec for the commitment in the 2014 Budget to work with Ottawa on Prime Minister Harper's Transparency Commitment OTTAWA, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Resource Revenue Transparency Working Group (RRTWG) today congratulated the Government of Quebec for its commitment in yesterday's budget to "work with the Autorité des marchés financiers to implement this initiative in Québec." This week, Quebec becomes the first province to publicly support the federal...

2014-06-05 16:23:43

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has announced that it will install a self-sufficient solar microgrid project in Annobon Province in partnership with three American companies: the consulting firm MAECI Solar, GE Power & Water and Princeton Power Systems. "The solar microgrid will feature 5-MW solar modules and system integration by MAECI, an energy management system and controls from Princeton Power Systems...


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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