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2013-08-08 16:20:55

Showcasing Cruises in Tahiti, the South Pacific, Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 8, 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 90-guest m/v Tere Moana, debuts its colorful and comprehensive 2014 Voyages by Gauguin brochure. The 104-page brochure showcases a variety of dream cruises...

2013-07-30 12:20:51

RnR Market Research adds "Future of the Bruneian Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2018" and "Future of the Romanian Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2018" market research reports to its store. DALLAS, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bruneian defense expenditure registered a CAGR of 10.3% during the review period and values US$0.5 billion in 2013. The focus of the Bruneian government...

2013-07-19 23:01:08

The Asian American channel is now available in Bakersfield, Birmingham, Detroit, Indianapolis, Central Florida, and Tampa Bay. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Asian American network Myx TV proudly announces its launch on Bright House Networks’ Digital Basic Tier. The award-winning cable network is now available on channel 811 in Bakersfield, 180 in Birmingham, 182 in Detroit, 180 in Indianapolis, 475 in Central Florida (Orlando), and 633 in Tampa Bay. With the access of Myx TV via...

2013-07-19 08:20:01

Jakarta, Indonesia, July 19, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Indonesia and South Korea have agreed to develop e-government on a mutually beneficial and non-interference basis.Indonesian Communication and Information Minister Tifatul Sembiring and South Korean Security and Public Administration Minister Yoo Jeong Bok signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on e-government cooperation in the presence of Vice President Boediono here earlier this month, the Chief of the Information Center and Public...

2013-07-18 10:40:47

A study published in the July 17, issue of the journal PLOS ONE found that more than 80% of tropical forests in Malaysian Borneo have been heavily impacted by logging. The Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak were already thought to be global hotspots of forest loss and degradation due to timber and oil palm industries, but the rates and patterns of change have remained poorly measured by conventional field or satellite approaches. A research team from the University of Tasmania,...

2013-07-11 12:25:08

Agency Also Promotes Cosette Romero and Louisa Tuhatu to Partner HONG KONG, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FleishmanHillard signaled its increased focus on Southeast Asia today with the promotion of agency veteran Beth Boswell to the position of managing director, Southeast Asia. Boswell is tasked with continuing the region's impressive growth streak and further expanding the network into new areas. Before this move, she was responsible for the firm's Asia Pacific strategic growth...

2013-07-09 16:27:00

SINGAPORE, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Twenty companies from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand received the prestigious Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards 2013 Southeast Asia for their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. The Awards were presented by regional non-governmental organisation, Enterprise Asia, at a closed-door awards ceremony at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. (Photo:...

2013-06-18 16:21:46

New contract will support 126 MW solar photovoltaic facility in Thailand IMOLA, Italy, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Santerno (www.santerno.com), the Carraro Group company that specializes in alternative energy electronics and industrial automation, today announced that the company has reached an agreement with Energy Absolute, the renewable energy business network in Thailand, to provide solar power inverters to the largest photovoltaic plant in Southeast Asia. Under the terms of...

2013-06-14 12:22:08

BOTHELL, Wash., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: BRNE), (the "Company" or "Borneo"), today announced that on June 10, 2013, effective June 1, 2013, Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (the "Company"), entered into agreements (the Deed of Sale of Shares, the Equity Entrustment Agreement and the Stock Purchase Agreement or collectively, the "Agreements") to purchase a 90% ownership interest in PT Puncak Kalabat, an Indonesia corporation ("Kalabat"). Upon...

2013-05-29 12:26:25

Featuring Tahiti, the South Pacific, Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe Itineraries BELLEVUE, Wash., May 29, 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 newly launched m/v Tere Moana, releases its new Voyages by Gauguin 2014 Collection brochure. The brochure features 26 itineraries and 62 voyages by the cruise...


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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