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2014-10-09 08:31:56

BEIJING, Oct. 9, 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 October and November 2014: -- HSBC 2nd Annual China Conference, October 20-21, at the Ritz-Carlton Pudong Hotel in Shanghai, China. -- Jefferies 4th Annual Asia Summit, October 29-30, at the Island...

2014-10-08 23:02:39

Ticket Down announces that tickets for Colombia vs. El Salvador, Ecuador vs. El Salvador and Colombia vs. Canada are available for last minute purchase at cheap prices. This trusted ticket reseller is offering their customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. Harrison, NJ (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Ticket Down announces that last minute tickets for Colombia vs. El Salvador, Ecuador vs. El Salvador and Colombia vs. Canada can be obtained for the upcoming international...

2014-10-08 08:33:51

KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Rwanda announced on Monday, October 6, that it has cut down charges on call for its roaming subscribers ahead of Wednesday's launch of One Network Area Agreement. MTN follows Kenya's Safaricom who slashed their rates to Rwanda by 60%. The One Network Area Agreement (ONAA) is a commitment by regional countries to push for a reduction on international and roaming tariffs to ensure affordable communication services to spur trade and...

2014-10-08 08:21:46

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggreko, the world leader in the provision of temporary power [http://www.aggreko.co.za/products-services/power-rental-services ] and temperature control solutions [http://www.aggreko.co.za/products-services/temperature-overview ], is witnessing exponential growth in demand for rental power within the African minerals sector as mining companies increasingly opt for rental solutions to back-up or supplement supplies from the...

2014-10-07 23:05:53

A high demand for Romania’s multilingual, technical talent to support CGS’s expanding call center services results in job creation and growth. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 CGS, a leading global provider of technology and outsourcing solutions, announces the opening of its fourth Romanian office, in the city of Targu Jiu, to support the growth of its contact center division. Operations in Targu Jiu will support local, European and US markets to provide multilingual customer...

2014-10-07 23:05:40

Ticket Down announces that Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ will host international soccer powerhouses, Colombia, El Salvador, Ecuador and Canada on October 10th and 14th. This well-known ticket reseller is offering their customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Ticket Down announces that Red Bull Arena will play host to four of the world’s top soccer teams on October 10th and October 14th. Headlined by Ecuador and Colombia,...

2014-10-07 12:31:45

LEAWOOD, Kan., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nueterra Global Alliance (NGA) is proud to announce Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) as its newest international partner in a continuously growing collective of network providers. HCCI opened its doors to Grand Cayman in April 2014 and has already developed a rapport with local, regional and international patients, making the facility an ideal addition to the NGA network. "Health City Cayman Islands is a facility where we prove that the...

2014-10-07 08:28:22

KISANGANI, Democratic Republic of the Congo, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - One hundred albino children received free photochromic eyeglasses from Hopital du Cinquantenaire de Kisangani (HCK), the Gertler Family Foundation's [http://www.gertlerfamilyfoundation.org ] (GFF) signature healthcare project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today. The eyeglass distribution ceremony is part of a multifaceted HCK project to help provide medical and other services to...

2014-10-06 23:09:28

Alliance praised for efforts to protect, train and compensate workers, recommendations made for continued progress Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety (Alliance) has made great progress toward protecting workers and improving garment factory safety, say former Senators George Mitchell (D-ME), Co-founder of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), and Olympia Snowe (R-ME), BPC Senior Fellow, in a letter issued by the BPC to Alliance Independent...

2014-10-06 08:25:02

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- I'm inviting you out for the whole weekend! This is a pleasant proposition that is usually cut short due to a lack of time or money, or else because we already know by heart the places there are to visit ... but none of that applies to Honduras in late October. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141003/150294 With the aim of encouraging domestic tourism, the highest levels of government in Honduras have decided to combine...


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'.