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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. The earnings release will be available on the investor relations page of its website at http://ir.cdeledu.com . Following the...

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. Pingar is releasing its Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 application installers on May 12 to coincide with the official Microsoft release date of the...

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. Shinnick will be based in Hong Kong and comes to HKAC from HSH-Nordbank AG where he held the position of Global Head of Transportation since 2004. Mr. Shinnick is expected to begin his appointment May 1, 2010. "We view Mr. Shinnick's appointment as a very important step in...

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2010-02-25 07:40:03

Waves impact offshore structures, submarine navigation, more 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. David Farmer, a physical oceanographer and dean of the URI Graduate School of Oceanography, together with student Qiang Li, said that large amplitude, nonlinear internal waves can reach heights of 150 meters or...

2010-01-20 15:46:00

The Heritage Foundation Releases 2010 Index of Economic Freedom WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hong Kong is ranked the world's freest economy for the 16th consecutive year in the 2010 Index of Economic Freedom, jointly published by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal. Hong Kong Commissioner to the United States, Donald Tong, welcomed the release of the 2010 Index, saying: "I am delighted to learn that the prestigious Heritage Foundation, in conjunction...

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2009-11-02 13:58:46

NASA's Aqua saw Mirinae approach Vietnam Mirinae (Santi) caused 12 hours of flooding rains in the Philippines when it crossed the northern Luzon region over the weekend. On October 31 at 5 a.m. Local (Asia/Manila) Time (October 30 at 2100 UTC) Typhoon Mirinae weakened dramatically after it moved inland over central Luzon, the Philippines. By October 31 at 5 p.m. Local time, Mirinae had already reemerged into the South China Sea as a tropical storm and was headed for Vietnam, but it left...

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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. In the early morning hours (EDT) today, October 5, the Moderate Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of Typhoon Parma in the Luzon Strait and heading into the South China Sea. Taiwan is located north of the Luzon Strait, and the...

2009-09-03 07:00:00

BOXBOROUGH, Mass. and HONG KONG, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Crossbeam Systems, Inc. today announced that it has expanded its presence in Hong Kong and hired industry veteran Marcos Ong to support the growing demand for its X-Series Next Generation Security Platform. In his role as country manager of Hong Kong, Macau and South China, Ong brings market knowledge, sales and operational expertise that will help drive expansion efforts and enable the company to take full advantage of the thriving...

2009-09-01 09:17:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the recession, the New York based quick serve restaurant Just Salad has more than doubled its size in the last eight months by adding two new locations in both Manhattan and Hong Kong. Following the immediate success of their first three locations at 320 Park Avenue, 134 W. 37th Street and 100 Maiden Lane, Just Salad has shown no signs of slowing down. Just Salad's fourth location, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, opened its doors on April 3, 2009, and the...

2009-05-19 08:00:00

HONG KONG, May 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- VODone Limited ("VODone" or the "Group", Hong Kong Stock code: 0082) is pleased to announce that it has launched an internet financial video broadcasting program named "Stock, Stock? Stock!" which features experts' analysis on China and Hong Kong stock markets, thus becoming the first internet new media in China to provide a real-time interactive online program on Hong Kong stocks. Public concern and enthusiasm for the stock market remain intact...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.