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2014-10-22 23:09:37

Climate scientists, high-profile television, film and theatrical works, and ethical business honored with Pongo Environmental Award at Orang Utan Republik Foundation's Annual Fundraiser. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Actor and activist Ed Begley, Jr. joined leading environmentalists, animal rights activists, and NASA’s climate scientists in Beverly Hills on Sunday, October 19th for the Orang Utan Republik Foundation’s (OURF) annual fundraiser and 2014 Pongo...

2014-10-20 12:34:38

Ooredoo Progresses on its Commitment to help Women Thrive with New Digital Lifestyle Initiatives DOHA, Qatar, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ooredoo, a leading international communications company operating across markets in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia, announced that His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani, Chairman, Ooredoo Group, has challenged governments and industry peers to address the infrastructure challenges in bringing the next...

2014-10-17 12:25:56

Communist Vietnam's policies and practices were observed to be the major source of destabilization of Southeast Asia, if allowed to stay the current course. PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Southeast Asia Conference was recently held in Washington, D.C., featuring diverse, local and international, speakers from Hawaii, Thailand and France as well as Laotians, Khmers, Montagnards and Americans with related expertise and experiences from academic institutions, business...

2014-10-14 08:23:04

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Asian countries will invest $13.6bn in smart grid infrastructure between 2014 and 2024. This investment will include smart metering and the modernization of electricity transmission and distribution networks with sensors, communications and software. By 2024, the largest markets will be Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam, according to a new study published today by Northeast Group, LLC. "Smart...

2014-10-02 04:20:36

Integration of raw materials and production in the supply chain will help reduce the production costs of oleochemicals KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Asia has become a hotbed of activity in the oleochemicals production space. This is due to a combination of factors: the abundant availability of raw materials, escalating consumer preference for vegetable-based products, and low manufacturing costs. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Southeast Asia...

2014-09-24 08:22:42

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Indonesia, has been nominated to be the next Chair of the Council of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). President Yudhoyono accepted the nomination at the GGGI Leaders' Gathering, which was held on the occasion of the United Nations Climate Summit 2014 in New York. The Gathering was attended by a number of high-level officials, including heads of state, such as President Park Geun-hye of Korea....

2014-09-23 08:33:05

- Buyer Registration Opens Online for March 3-7 Show - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF), Southeast Asia's largest and most important international furniture business platform, will stage its 21st edition from March 3 to 7 next year in Kuala Lumpur. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140923/147768 As it will be the first industry event of the year in Asia, show attendees to MIFF 2015 can expect to see brand...

2014-09-18 16:24:23

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Intrusion Detection SystemIntrusion detection system monitors the malicious intrusions at various levels in an enterprise. The system gathers information, analyses for malicious activities, detects the issue, if any, and informs the concerned security personnel before the intrusion gets converted into an attack. Depending on the type of resources being protected, the system can be classified into many types. The two most prominent intrusion...

2014-09-18 12:23:28

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Construction Week 2014 in co-operating with Ecobuild Southeast Asia 2014 kicked off with a grand opening ceremony this morning at 9:00 am, officiated by Y.B. Datuk Haji Fadillah Bin Haji Yusof, Minister of Works, Malaysia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/146955 http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/1469556 The Minister of Works launched the 2014 edition along with respective VIPs named Y.B....

2014-09-16 00:20:40

-- A Leading Event for Sustainable Design, Construction and Built Environment KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB Malaysia), Ecobuild Southeast Asia 2014 will open its doors from 17 -- 19 September 2014 at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo - http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140915/8521405277-a Photo - http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140915/8521405277-b Logo -...


Latest Southeast Asia Reference Libraries

Colugos, Cynocephalidae
2014-08-05 09:51:41

Cynocephalidae is a family that holds three species of gliding, tree dwelling mammals known as culugos or flying lemurs, only two of which are living. These species, known as the Philippine flying lemur and the Sunda flying lemur, can be found in tropical rainforests in Southeast Asia. Culugos range in size between fourteen and sixteen inches and they have a slender body with long legs and a medium-sized tail. They are the most capable of all gliding mammal species, using a large membrane of...

Sandalwood Pony
2014-05-22 11:13:41

The Sandalwood Pony is one of eight breeds of pony that is native to Indonesia. The Sandalwood inhabits the Sumba and Sumbawa Islands and is closely related to the other breeds of Indonesia. The Batak Pony, Gayoe, Deli Pony, Java Pony, Sumba and Sumbawa Pony and the Timor Pony are the other breeds of the islands. Its name comes from the Sandalwood tree, a major export of the country. It is a fine breed of pony due to the Arabian bloodline. The pony has extraordinary endurance and can be...

Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon, Nomascus leucogenys
2014-04-17 15:32:09

The Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) is a species of gibbon that is native to South East Asia. It is closely related to the Southern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus siki) with which it was formerly thought to be conspecific. The females of the two species are virtually impossible to tell apart in their appearance. The genome of this species was sequenced and published in the year 2011. A considerable population of 455 critically endangered Northern White-Cheeked...

Agile Gibbon, Hylobates agilis
2014-04-17 15:21:14

The Agile Gibbon (Hylobates agilis), known also as the Black-Handed Gibbon, is an Old World primate belonging to the gibbon family. It can be found in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra, Malaysia, and southern Thailand. The species is classified as endangered on the IUCN Red List because of destruction of habitat and the pet trade. The species is usually though to have subspecies, but some experts recognize a mountain form and a lowland form; the Mountain Agile Gibbon (Hylobates agilis...

Nycticebus kayan
2014-04-16 11:34:17

Nycticebus kayan is a species of slow loris and a primate that can be found in northern and central areas of Borneo. Its range extends into East Kalimantan and Malaysia. This species prefers to reside in highland areas and it was named after a river that extends through its range known as the Kayan River. It was once classified with the Bornean slow loris, but studies conducted in 2013, focusing on physical differences, showed that it should be classified as a distinct species. Nycticebus...

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