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2010-07-14 14:28:38

NASA satellite imagery confirmed that Tropical Storm Conson is departing the Philippines and is almost entirely in the South China Sea.

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2010-07-14 06:36:14

Tropical Storm Conson became a typhoon overnight Monday with maximum sustained winds near 75 mph, and NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of the storm as it was making landfall in Luzon, the Philippines.

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2010-06-29 13:15:00

Finless porpoises may be more endangered than previously thought.

2010-04-28 08:22:00

BEIJING, April 28 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- 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 that it will release unaudited financial results for the second quarter 2010 before the US market open on Monday, May 17, 2010.

2010-03-29 09:00:00

HONG KONG, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Pingar, the New Zealand-tech company that has developed the next generation 'intelligent' search engine, announced today in Hong Kong that it is creating a Chinese-language version of the Pingar search platform. Pingar also unveiled plans to open an office in Silicon Valley, CA, in the second half of 2010.

2010-03-08 16:00:00

HONG KONG and SYDNEY, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong Aviation Company ("HKAC"), a leading investor in global aviation finance, announced today that Mathis Shinnick has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Mr.

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2010-02-25 07:40:03

Scientists at the University of Rhode Island are gaining new insight into the mechanisms that generate huge, steep underwater waves that occur between layers of warm and cold water in coastal regions of the world's oceans.

2010-01-20 15:46:00

The Heritage Foundation Releases 2010 Index of Economic Freedom WASHINGTON, Jan.

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2009-11-02 13:58:46

Mirinae (Santi) caused 12 hours of flooding rains in the Philippines when it crossed the northern Luzon region over the weekend.

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2009-10-05 15:04:29

Two instruments on NASA's Aqua satellite captured views of Tropical Storm Parma early today, October 5, while it was almost stationary in the Luzon Strait and it appears that it will sit there for several days.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.