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2014-05-23 23:07:34

On the back of the Cebr report titled Economic Insight: South East Asia Q2 2014 and in light of the “nation of opportunity” vision announced last Friday in Parliament, Singapore is set to bolster its position as a top knowledge economy, says Rikvin. Singapore (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), in partnership with Cebr, has yesterday launched and discussed the Economic Insight: South East Asia Q2 2014 in Singapore. The report,...

2014-05-23 23:04:38

Extending its international reach into Asia and the thriving Indian Technology industry, Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), Cayman’s special economic zone, announced this week a business development consultancy partnership with Abhishek Mathur, an attorney with considerable legal experience and extensive contacts and connections in India’s IT industry. This partnership will be key in accessing this surging market and educating companies about the zone's benefits; quick and easy access...

2014-05-23 16:21:57

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ivory Coast and Ghana under which they will begin discussions to create a regional gas company. Gabriel Mbega Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea, joined Adama Toungara, Minister of Petroleum and Energy of Ivory Coast, and Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, Minister of Energy and Petroleum of Ghana, on May...

2014-05-23 12:23:25

DALLAS, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com offers "Venezuela Mobile Demand Market to 2015: Mobile Subscriptions by Operators" and "Uruguay Mobile Demand Market to 2015: Mobile Subscriptions by Technology" on-demand research reports, delivered within two working days, in its store. On-Demand Mobile Demand Market to 2015: Mobile Subscriptions by Operators research reports for Uruguay and Venezuela provide a top-level overview and detailed insights into...

2014-05-21 16:22:19

Alaska Trucking Association (ATA) presents annual awards ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska West Express received the Alaska Safe Truck Fleet of the Year Award from the Alaska Trucking Association (ATA) at its annual awards banquet this spring. Alaska West Express was recognized for its safety performance in 2013, including accident frequency rates, Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA) scores and OSHA recordable injuries. It also received three other...

2014-05-21 12:21:45

VANCOUVER, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable Todd Stone, British Columbia's Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure today welcomed recommendations from advisor Vince Ready on immediate steps to implement key elements of the Joint Action Plan released on March 26, 2014, to achieve stability in the Port Metro Vancouver trucking industry. "Mr. Ready has submitted recommendations to Transport Canada officials, which will...

2014-05-20 23:15:04

Tulemar Resort, located in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, is happy to announce an expansion to the operating hours of the Manuel Antonio National Park. During the peak tourist season which runs from December 1st to June 30th each year, the park will open to the public seven days a week. Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Manuel Antonio National Park is the second most visited national park in Costa Rica and the number one income generating attraction for the country. Since...

2014-05-20 16:23:17

STANFORD, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A very moving and inspiring Kwibuka20 Commemoration of the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda was hosted in Stanford/Palo Alto, CA. USA by Palo Alto University and Stanford University's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences on behalf of The Rwandan Community of California. The Rwandan Community of California is a member of the Global Diaspora Network. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/89084 Kwibuka20...

2014-05-20 08:24:14

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Colombia Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: NEWC) ("New Colombia or the Company"), a U.S. company with coal and other resource assets in Colombia, is pleased to announce they are in discussions with their pharmaceutical partner in Colombia to enter an innovation program offered by the City of Medellin. The Company will enter this program for the legal research and development of cannabis based medicines. The Ruta N organization was created to...

2014-05-19 12:23:30

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has heavily invested its oil revenues in the country by focusing on improving education, developing human capital and diversifying its economy, Equatorial Guinea's Ambassador to the United States, Ruben Maye Nsue Mangue, said in a recent interview with Focus Washington. Ambassador Nsue Mangue called improved education one of his country's most important accomplishments since independence. "Since...


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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