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2014-07-22 00:20:39

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecobuild Southeast Asia 2014 in collaboration with International Construction Week is passionate about great architecture and all things sustainable. A show that is committed to providing positive solutions for today's and tomorrow's built environment through the latest innovative technologies and products in sustainable smart design that can deliver high quality, effective and inspiring built space....

2014-07-04 04:21:42

TOKYO, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Asia will be one of the world's fastest-growing markets for e-commerce revenues in 2014, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan. Total revenues from B2C ecommerce in the six largest Southeast Asian countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) reached US$7.0bn in 2013 and will grow at a CAGR of 37.6% to reach US$34.5bn by 2018. Singapore was still the largest ecommerce market in Southeast Asia in...

2014-06-16 00:20:31

To taste success, market participants must roll out electricity meters that are durable, highly accurate, and have power back up capabilities SINGAPORE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The electricity meters market in Southeast Asia is gaining pace due to several factors. In addition to new installations for a growing residential segment and the replacement of obsolete electromechanical meters with more recent technologies, the market is also getting a boost from the governments' drive to...

2014-06-13 12:23:03

SINGAPORE, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Havas Worldwide, a leading integrated marketing communications agency, has announced the promotion of Levent Guenes to Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Southeast Asia, to lead the practices across the region. In his expanded role, Guenes will continue to manage finance operations and will report to Andre Pinto, EVP Acquisitions and CFO Asia Pacific. For the operational management of the Havas Worldwide offices across the region, Guenes will...

2014-06-11 00:22:05

Customer education vital to divest potential customers of the notion that test equipment purchases need to be new KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasing amount of manufacturing and R&D activities in Southeast Asia is driving the demand for used and rental general purpose test equipment. The inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) has spawned demand for raw materials, processing capabilities, testing capabilities and other support functions, which bode well...

2014-06-10 04:20:51

SINGAPORE, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggreko, the world leader in the provision of temporary power [http://www.aggreko.com/products-and-services/power-generation-rental ] and temperature control [http://www.aggreko.com/products-and-services/temperature-control-rental ] solutions, today announced the opening of a new depot in Songkhla, Thailand, to enhance service standards for both existing and potential customers throughout Southeast Asia. The announcement comes as...

2014-06-05 12:23:10

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Markets for Gasifiershttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/global_markets_gasifiers.html INTRODUCTIONGasification is a centuries-old thermochemical energy conversion technology that has slowly achieved modernity over the decades. The technology is undergoing its third evolutionary surge. Fuel shortages in WWII spurred widespread adoption for vehicle fuels. The oil crisis...

2014-06-02 23:00:32

The cooperation between Fenox Venture Capital, Inc. and Mr. Idei’s Quantum Leaps Corporation will catalyze the Japanese startup ecosystem, and enable Japanese startups to reach the world stage. In addition, large Japanese corporations will gain access to leading innovations from Silicon Valley, expand product offerings in the emerging markets of Southeast Asia, and take leadership in the global arena. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The former chairman and group CEO of electronics giant Sony has...

Researchers Discover Unusual Parenting Behavior By A Southeast Asian Treefrog
2014-05-30 03:50:49

National University of Singapore Study shows parental care increases survival of offspring in Chiromantis hansenae, the only treefrog in the region with this behavior Researchers from the Department of Biological Sciences at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Science have discovered that a Southeast Asian species of treefrog practices parental care to increase the likelihood of survival of its offspring. Chiromantis hansenae (C. hansenae), is currently the only...

2014-05-29 08:23:12

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), the 2(nd) edition of Ecobuild Southeast Asia -- Southeast Asia's Leading Event for Sustainable Design, Construction and Built Environment will be held together with the International Construction Week (ICW) -- The Premier Annual Event for the Construction Industry in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. To commence at the Putra World Trade Centre from 17 - 19 September 2014. (Photo:...


Latest Southeast Asia Reference Libraries

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...

Pagai Island Macaque, Macaca pagensis
2014-04-14 12:26:36

The Pagai Island Macaque (Macaca pagensis), known also as the Pagai Macaque or Bokkoi, is an Old World monkey that is native to the Mentawai Islands off of the west coast of Sumatra. It is classified as Critically Endangered under the IUCN Red List because of its ever-shrinking habitat. It previously included the overall darker M. siberu as a subspecies, but this agreement is polyphyletic, leading to the two being classified as a separate species. Both were previously thought to be subspecies...

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