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2014-05-20 12:33:14

New Collaboration Supports Cutting-Edge Research and Development of "Innovation Ecosystem" in MENA and Southeast Asia CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and DOHA, Qatar, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ooredoo has announced a new collaboration with the world-renowned MIT Media Lab, in order to drive cutting-edge ICT innovation and research. Since 1985, the MIT Media Lab has pioneered unconventional research in the ICT sector to radically improve people's daily lives. Ooredoo joins the MIT Media Lab as...

2014-05-19 08:31:33

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration has now opened for Southeast Asia's key forum for security, fire and safety professionals to gather to source the latest innovations, while they discuss and determine the future of their industry with their senior level peers. (Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140519/8521402846-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140519/8521402846-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140519/8521402846-c ) (Photo:...

2014-05-15 08:28:24

New whitepaper reveals only 10% of marketers in India and Southeast Asia are mobile remarketing ready, while mobile traffic continues to explode MUMBAI, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Komli Media, APAC's leading media technology company, announced a significant addition to its Remarketing Demand Side Platform (RDSP) with the launch of Mobile Remarketing capabilities. The new offering provides marketers and app developers an efficient and cost effective solution to re-engage with...

2014-05-08 08:24:33

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Construction Week (ICW) is the largest and most important annual event covering the full spectrum of construction industry players across Malaysia and Southeast Asia under one roof to showcase, learn, build partnerships and share innovative ideas to be held for a week, from the 17th - 23rd September 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140507/8521402622-a)(Photo:...

2014-05-07 08:27:50

Coca-Cola Singapore and Singapore Kindness Movement Deliver "Happiness from the Skies" to Nation's Large Population of Guest Workers in Latest Project by Ogilvy & Mather Singapore SINGAPORE, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The skies were filled with red boxes of happiness as remote-controlled #CokeDrones took flight, dropping off refreshment and words of encouragement to more than 2500 guest workers around Singapore. The project, conceptualized by Ogilvy & Mather Singapore (O&M)...

2014-04-30 12:35:06

Digital Marketing Technology Leader Opens Singapore Office, Expands Team, and Localizes Product SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenshoo [http://kenshoo ] (http://www.Kenshoo.com), the global leader in predictive media optimization technology, today announced it was rapidly expanding its operations and products across China, Japan, and Southeast Asia in order to meet spiraling demand for unified search and social marketing technology. (Logo:...

2014-04-21 12:25:01

Drug Prices are to Remain High in Vietnam, Due to Limited Domestic Drug Production and a Lack of Cost-Containment Measures, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that Vietnam is currently one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical markets in Southeast Asia, recording a growth rate of nearly 17 percent and exceeding $3 billion in size in 2013. Increasing affluence, a rapidly aging population and the...

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...


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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