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2014-07-25 08:24:08

KIGALI, Rwanda, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Rwanda Handbooks 1 & 2 help foster the spirit and practice of discussion among citizens. They are used in homes, schools, NGOs and government agencies, promoting discussion among citizens as an effective approach to strengthening democracy. The first handbook, "The New Rwanda: Prosperity and the Public Good," was endorsed by H.E President Kagame, who also requested a translation into Kinyarwanda. The book features articles...

2014-07-23 12:22:29

BURNABY, British Columbia, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Availability of cheap and skilled workforce, strategic geopolitical location and sophisticated logistics network continues to position Hungary as a preferred destination for automotive OEMs and investors According to a recently published report by TechSci Research [http://www.techsciresearch.com ], "Hungary Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019 [http://www.techsciresearch.com/2941 ]", the tyre market in...

2014-07-23 08:32:12

SHENZHEN, China, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whenever a medical emergency occurs, a Chinese traveling abroad only has to make one call to receive a medical evacuation and repatriation by a dedicated air ambulance jet safe and fast. This is no longer imaginary but a reality as China's largest air medical service -- Shenzhen Deer Jet Medical Co., Ltd. ("DJM", 24-hour hotline +86-755-8338-0505) today officially kicks off its Global Air Ambulance Lifeguard Program (The Program) for...

2014-07-21 08:23:34

KIGALI, Rwanda, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ms Odette Bayagambe, 39, had always considered Tanzania her home, until the afternoon of August 9, 2013 when Tanzanian security operatives attacked her home and forced her to leave the country. "I had just taken goats to graze," she says. "As I stood in the middle of our banana plantation, four Tanzanian soldiers came to our home and shouted at me, 'Rudi Kwenu' [Kiswahili phrase meaning 'Go back home']". She was forced out of...

2014-07-17 16:20:35

Best Half Year Operating Result in National Carrier's History NADI, Fiji, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiji Airways Group today reported its unaudited interim results for the first half of 2014, announcing a massive increase in operating profits to the corresponding period last year. The Group, legally known as Air Pacific Limited, comprises of Fiji Airways (Fiji's National Airline), its subsidiary Fiji Link and a 38.75% stake in the Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa on Denarau Island....

2014-07-16 23:01:44

Ticket Down announces that Brazil will tangle with Colombia in a friendly exhibition match at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Friday, September 5th. This well known ticket exchange advises that they are offering promo/coupon code SOCCER-2014 for additional savings off their already low ticket prices for this much anticipated event featuring two talented international soccer teams playing on United States soil. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Ticket Down is a dependable source for cheap...

2014-07-15 16:20:57

LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Future of the Chinese Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1120938/Future-of-the-Chinese-Defense-Industry---Market-Attractiveness-Competitive-Landscape-and-Forecasts-to-2019.htmlSummaryThe Future of the Chinese Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019 published by...

2014-07-14 12:25:05

According to a New Ambient Insight Report, Digital English Language Learning Revenues in Eastern Europe Reached $58.7 million in 2013 SEATTLE, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for digital English language learning products in Eastern Europe is 12.9% and revenues will reach $107.6 million by 2018, according to a new Ambient Insight report called "The 2013-2018 Eastern Europe Digital English Language Learning Market." This report...

2014-07-12 23:04:19

The independent authority on search vendors in Costa Rica, costa-rica.topseos.com, has named VJG Interactive as the top social media marketing firm in Costa Rica for July 2014. (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 The independent authority on search marketing, costa-rica.topseos.com, has named VJG Interactive the best social media marketing company in Costa Rica for July 2014. VJG Interactive was selected due to their strong performance in the meticulous evaluation process. Thousands of services are...

Bling Is A Cultural Thing When It Comes To Your Smartphone
2014-07-11 04:49:48

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the United States and South Korea have delved into one of the more personal aspects of the lives of citizens in North America and Asia to demonstrate another major difference between the East and the West. It turns out how we customize our mobile devices is based less on personal expression and more on cultural norms. The researchers found that people from Eastern cultures display a more pronounced preference for...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'