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2013-03-07 00:21:38

Quality will emerge as key differentiating factor for pump manufacturers SINGAPORE, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The superior performance standards of positive displacement (PD) pumps have made them the most preferred pumps for several industries. The demand for advanced versions of PD pumps will increase as more end users across the Southeast Asia (SEA) and Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region start automating their plants. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan...

2013-03-07 00:21:26

Stringent environmental regulations encourage adoption of W&WWT in palm oil refineries KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The rising application of crude palm oil (CPO) across diverse industries and the swelling global appetite for oils and fats, processed foods, cosmetics, and bio-diesel is encouraging the setting up of palm oil mills and refineries in Southeast Asia. This, in turn, is creating a lucrative market for water and wastewater treatment (W&WWT)...

2013-03-05 23:02:27

EQHO Communications, one of Southeast Asia´s leading localization service providers announces sponsorship of Localization World Singapore 2013. Having recently opened a new branch in Vientiane, EQHO Communications will share first-hand experiences of their expansion into Laos. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 Localization professionals from 40 countries will attend Localization World which takes place 10th-12th April 2013, at the Singapore Shangri-La Hotel. International...

2013-02-28 00:23:09

Stringent regulatory environment vital for the market's success KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher foreign investments in Southeast Asia and greater awareness about building management have given a thrust to the integrated facilities management (IFM) market in the region, with Malaysia and Singapore leading from the front. The strong regulatory support, along with market initiatives to educate end users about the benefits of IFM, will enhance awareness...

2013-02-28 00:22:55

RTLS solution providers to tap the cost-conscious market by demonstrating the value proposition of RTLS KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising costs are compelling hospitals in Southeast Asia and Australia New Zealand (ANZ) to streamline their operations, which, in turn, is opening up several opportunities for the (RLTS) market. Hospitals are hoping to leverage RTLS technology to make healthcare more accessible and take a higher number of patients through...

2013-02-27 00:21:18

Emerging verticals such as banking and consumer electronics to rise to prominence when the government vertical reaches maturity KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The governments of Southeast Asia (SEA) and Australia-New Zealand (ANZ) are investing heavily in security projects and infrastructure, such as border control systems and national ID programs, which bodes well for the biometrics market in the two regions. The International Civil Aviation Organization...

2013-02-19 04:21:41

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Across 35 emerging market countries, there are more than 400 vendors vying for the more than $66 billion smart grid market opportunity by 2023. Among these 400 vendors, the number of local-based vendors active in smart grid projects currently exceeds the number of large international vendors, signaling an opening up of the smart grid vendor landscape. A new study from Northeast Group - Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Vendor Analysis - highlights this...

2013-02-16 08:20:35

PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rangoni Firenze Shoes will feature a trunk show of Balinese handwoven, artisan handbags from the Dewi Collection. The trunk show will take place on Saturday, February 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m at their Palm Beach store. Trudy McConnell, founder of the Dewi Collection says, "We have been doing business in Bali since the bombings of 2004 that left the island stranded with no tourism business, which is the backbone of the island. People were...

2013-02-13 16:21:11

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the m/v Tere Moana, is pleased to announce 2014 voyages featuring new itineraries and ports in Fiji, Australia, Southeast Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Costa Rica. New for 2014 on The Gauguin: An 11-night Fiji to Australia voyage: Lautoka, Fiji; Port Vila, Vanuatu;...

2013-02-08 12:21:04

BOTHELL, Wash., Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: BRNE), (the "Company" or "Borneo"), today announced that it has entered into a formal agreement to acquire 100% ownership in a 50 hectare property in the North Minahasa Regency of North Sulawesi Province, one of the richest gold reserve areas in Indonesia. The property is located close to the regional capital, Manado, and lies on a gold reef formation which runs for approximately 20km (12 miles) on an...


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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