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2014-08-27 20:22:57

LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Challenges and Opportunities for the Wealth Sector in Brazil 2014 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2166017/Challenges-and-Opportunities-for-the-Wealth-Sector-in-Brazil-2014.html Synopsis- This report is the result of WealthInsight's extensive research covering the high net worth individual (HNWI) population and wealth management market in Brazil.- The report focuses on HNWI performance...

2014-08-27 12:24:27

Award ceremony will bring scientists together to address issues affecting Africa and the current Ebola epidemic MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 International UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize for Research in Life Sciences has been awarded to two scientists and one research institution in recognition of their efforts to improve the quality of human life. The Prize recipients are Professor Hossein Baharvand, from Iran, a Specialist in Stem...

2014-08-27 08:32:31

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rwanda has partnered with a local investor, Rwanda Online Platform Limited, to offer public services electronically. Public services will thus be accessible via internet and mobile devices. The company, with a 25-year contract, will build and operate a platform, after which it will be transferred back to the government. The Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) agreement aims to bridge the access to information gap, as well as improve public...

2014-08-26 16:29:50

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Construction in Argentina - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/construction/construction_argentina_key_trends_opportunities_2016.htmlSynopsisThis report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights into Argentine construction industry including:-- Argentine construction industry's growth prospects by market, project type and...

2014-08-26 16:23:18

SUDBURY, August 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) applaud the joint announcement made today by Canada's Mines Ministers lending their support to enhance the transparency of mining sector payments to governments. The statement was issued on the last day of the 2014 Energy and Mines Ministers Conference, held in Sudbury, Ontario. "We welcome the broad support that federal and provincial Mines...

2014-08-22 12:25:14

Country provides basic infrastructure to contribute to the national economic Growth MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has built basic infrastructure in the country over the past 20 years such as social housing, roads, electricity, health and education facilities, and water accessibility, said Equatorial Guinea's Health Secretary of State, Maria del Carmen Andeme Ela. Secretary of State Andeme Ela recently...

2014-08-22 12:21:09

Company Recognized by Customers for Outstanding Service CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL), one of the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping companies, received Logistics Management magazine's 2014 Quest for Quality award in the Ocean Carriers segment. The annual survey is widely regarded in the transportation and logistics industry as one of the most important measures of customer satisfaction and performance excellence. The...

2014-08-22 00:20:42

Platts and Oil Marketplace Eye Likely Need for Free-On-Board Straits Price Reference SINGAPORE, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The expansion of Singapore as a leading Asia-Pacific energy hub, combined with the country's moratorium on the development of further onshore storage, has led to the hub expanding beyond national borders to encompass infrastructure in Malaysia, according to the Platts Special Report "FOB Singapore Beyond Singapore -Towards FOB Straits" released at the Platts...

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:...


Latest Political geography Reference Libraries

Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.