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2014-08-12 16:32:38

HSINCHU, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS") (Nasdaq: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and testing services, announced today that its majority-owned subsidiary, ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS Taiwan") (TSE: 8150), has signed a purchase agreement to acquire 19% of JMC Electric Corporation, Ltd. ("JMC"), which is 100% owned by Chang Wah Electromaterial Inc. ("CWE"). The non-material, all...

2014-08-12 16:32:31

HSINCHU, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the repurchase of 1,000,000 shares or 3.3% ownership of outstanding shares of ChipMOS held by Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. ("SPIL"). Based on June 30, 2014 shareholding information, upon consummation...

2014-08-12 16:23:18

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kibush Capital Corporation (OTC: DLCR) announced today it has budgeted gold processing from its Koranga Gold Mine site in Papua New Guinea for the month of August at 950 grams ( 30.5 ounces ). This represents an increase of over 500% from its July processing at 172 grams (5.5 Ounces). "We have initiated a number of incentives with our workers at the mine site and we would anticipate this to have a positive effect on the processing...

2014-08-11 23:02:21

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "South Korea Medical Tourism & Forecast" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 South Korea is set to become the most important medical tourism destination in Asia, as it has the necessary healthcare infrastructure. The global reputation of Korea in plastic surgery attracts foreigners, as it provides them better treatment at low cost. Chinese patients made up the largest group, followed by those from the United...

2014-08-11 08:34:15

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It sounds overrated, but for many in Rwanda, ordering a fish smokie and a Pop Cola online, might seem to be a service only found in the West. Hellofood, a German online food delivery marketplace, now allows users to order food from over 50 local restaurants around Kigali City, Rwanda's Capital, through the website or an app. "Our first meal was delivered last October [2013]", says 28-year-old Duncan Muchangi, country manager for...

2014-08-10 00:20:24

Former BG Group CEO and Shell executive to continue company transformation to a world-class explorer and producer SINGAPORE and PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, Aug. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) (POMSoX: IOC) has appointed former BG Group Chief Executive Officer and Shell executive Chris Finlayson as Chairman-designate. Mr Finlayson, 58, joins the board immediately, and will replace Dr Gaylen Byker, after an appropriate handover. InterOil is an...

2014-08-08 23:07:07

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on “South Korea Medical Tourism & Forecast” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 South Korea is set to become the most important medical tourism destination in Asia, as it has the necessary healthcare infrastructure. The global reputation of Korea in plastic surgery attracts foreigners, as it provides them better treatment at low cost. Chinese patients made up the largest group, followed by those from the United...

2014-08-08 23:03:15

Award winning Canadian photographer releases his first photography book documenting nearly a decade of life in the Muslim region of China, entitled “Chinese Turkestan, a photographic journey through an ancient civilization”. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 “Chinese Turkestan” looks at life in China’s remote Muslim, northwestern region of Xinjiang. Ryan Pyle spent nearly a decade exploring the 1.6 million square kilometer region, studying its history and capturing its unique...

2014-08-08 23:00:37

The U.S. Virgin Islands is one of six jurisdictions nation-wide to receive a Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-1 award from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) to support Virgin Islands-EPSCoR, which is housed at the University of the Virgin Islands Virgin Islands (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The U.S. Virgin Islands is one of six jurisdictions nation-wide to receive a Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-1...

2014-08-08 08:24:51

Billionaires Row Chairman William Benson (2014 Special NAFCA Award Recipient) announced today Billionaires Row will be the Host Sponsor with partner Samsung Electronics, Ltd. for the 4th Annual AFRICAN NAFCA (Nollywood & African Film Critics' Awards) being held in Los Angeles on September 13, 2014 NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attending Special NAFCA Award Honorees include Stars Sir Sidney Poitier, Louis Gossett Jr. (Lifetime Achievement Award in Cinema) and Isaiah Washington...


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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'