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New Spider Species Bagged By Students On Field Course
2014-03-28 18:07:58

Pensoft Publishers As a spin-off (pun intended) of their Tropical Biodiversity course in Malaysian Borneo, a team of biology students discover a new spider species, build a makeshift taxonomy lab, write a joint publication and send it off to a major taxonomic journal. Discovering a new spider species was not what she had anticipated when she signed up for her field course in Tropical Biodiversity, says Elisa Panjang, a Malaysian master's student from Universiti Malaysia Sabah. She is...

2014-03-28 00:21:33

Bigger is better BANGKOK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Thailand formally enters the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, benefits will include the rise of a much larger marketplace. The ASEAN Economic Community will help expand and connect businesses with greater efficiency -- creating a great opportunity for companies to raise their capabilities, because ASEAN may well become a major production hub in the near future. (Logo:...

2014-03-27 00:21:38

RE is ideal to address the high demand for energy security KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The renewable energy (RE) market in all countries in Southeast Asia is riding high on government support in the form of concrete policies regarding targets and incentives for most RE technologies. The clear policy framework is encouraging RE adoption at the grass-root level. This is attracting investments from RE-focused North American and European companies, including OEM...

2014-03-27 00:21:31

Evolving demands create opportunities for vendors offering cutting-edge services SINGAPORE, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The abundance of critical resources such as coal and oil in Southeast Asia has made the oil & gas industry one of the biggest markets for automation services. The rapid development of this industry has triggered several changes. Oil and gas companies constantly have to invest in integrated automation technology for better transparency, as the regulations related to...

2014-03-26 16:22:43

LONDON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Southeast Asia Power Analyzer Market The Drive towards Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency Creates Demand for Power AnalysisThis research service evaluates the Southeast Asia power analyser market. The market is presently witnessing a phase of growth. The drive towards energy conservation and energy efficiency are likely to fuel the need for robust power analysis in electrical...

2014-03-26 08:20:02

ECS Computers is appointed distributor in SingaporeSingapore, Mar 26, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - TmaxSoft, a global provider of agile and robust system software solutions and Korean market leader in middleware, today announced its strategic expansion into Southeast Asia with a head office based in Singapore. The launch follows TmaxSoft's rapid growth internationally spanning established foreign branches in Japan, China and the US and in recent years, in Russia, UK and Brazil. TmaxSoft has...

2014-03-12 12:23:42

New Report Details How "Be Marlboro" Campaign Uses Images and Themes that Appeal to Youth WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of international public health organizations today called on Philip Morris International (PMI) to end a global marketing campaign for its best-selling Marlboro cigarettes that has been found by a German court to target youth and has generated similar complaints in other countries. The organizations issued a new report detailing how the...

2014-03-10 08:27:43

No Country: Contemporary Art For South And Southeast Asia Curated By Singaporean June Yap NEW YORK and SINGAPORE, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From May 10 to July 20, 2014, Singapore's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), a national research center of the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), will host the exhibition No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia, as part of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. The exhibition was first presented in New York...

2014-03-06 04:21:47

The economic viability of Southeast Asia encourages MES manufacturers to set up their plants in the region KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia-Pacific accounts for nearly 2.5 percent of the total global oil & gas (O&G) reserves, making it an O&G hub with exploration expansion in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand. This increase in exploration and export capacity has significantly enhanced the demand for manufacturing execution systems (MES). New analysis from...

2014-03-05 08:20:15

Adds 40 new destinations to SkyTeam's global network, strengthens alliance presence in Southeast Asia and Australia JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has welcomed Garuda Indonesia as its 20(th) member and second airline from Southeast Asia. Garuda's membership adds Jakarta as an alternative gateway to and from South East Asia, as well as 40 new destinations to SkyTeam's global network served uniquely by the alliance. "Garuda's...


Latest Southeast Asia Reference Libraries

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...

Aswang
2014-01-20 10:15:00

The aswang is a creature from Philippine folklore and is featured in many myths and stories of that culture. Other names for the aswang are, tik-tik, wak-wak, bal-bal, and sok-sok. It was also the most feared of the mythical creatures dating back to the sixteenth century. The aswang is described as a combination of a vampire and a werewolf with bloodshot eyes. However, no definite characteristic can be established with the variety of stories and descriptions reported, but there are some...

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