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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,

2014-03-06 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

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

2014-03-04 12:28:14

LONDON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

2014-02-26 00:22:14

BANGKOK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Asia is pleased to announce the launch of ASEANbeauty, the only beauty trade event supported by the Thai Cosmetics Manufacturers Association.

2014-02-19 16:20:14

Highlighting the Culture, Wildlife, Cuisine, and Historic Places of Some of the World's Most Interesting Destinations BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb.

2014-02-12 23:26:46

Caroline Berube appointed as the President of the McGill Alumni Chapter in Singapore Singapore (PRWEB) February 12, 2014

New Species Of Oak Hidden Away In Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary
2014-02-12 15:38:17

An international team of scientists from Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (China) and the Forest Herbarium (BKF - Thailand) discovered a new species of Stone Oak in the Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary in Thailand.


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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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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