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2014-02-03 23:02:00

Juniper Systems’ Archer Field PC® was recently used to record the elevation of a never-before-climbed peak in the remote Myanmar Himalaya. Myanmar, Asia (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Juniper Systems’ Archer Field PC® was recently used to record the elevation of a never-before-climbed peak in the remote Myanmar Himalaya. The peak, Mount Gamlang Razi, has historically been known as the second highest peak in Southeast Asia, but a joint American-Myanmar-led expedition set out on a...

2014-02-03 20:20:09

Qatar Airways 787 Dreamliner, SilkAir Next-Generation 737-800, F-15SG, V-22 Osprey, C-17 Globemaster III, P-8A Poseidon, AH-64 Apache, CH-47 Chinook, ScanEagle, Weapons and AH-6i on static display CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will showcase a broad range of commercial and defense products and services at the Singapore Airshow 2014, which runs Feb. 11-16 at the Changi Exhibition Centre. "Boeing has the right mix of market-leading products...

2014-01-22 00:21:33

All customer segments other than datacenters consider prompt delivery an important criterion when choosing their supplier SINGAPORE, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the five low voltage (LV) electrical equipment customer segments (residential, commercial buildings, telecom, hospitals, hotels, and datacenters), the residential, hotel and commercial building segments were the most price conscious. Buyers in these segments showed a marked preference for LV electrical products from LSIS and...

2014-01-10 04:20:13

Rural electrification plans will expand the market for substation equipment SINGAPORE, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The need to replace old, fragile transmission and distribution (T&D) power infrastructure and inject more power into the grid is pushing electricity utilities across Southeast Asia to strengthen and expand the T&D power infrastructure. Poor grid connectivity to remote villages too is compelling electricity utilities to lay out comprehensive plans to extend electricity...

2014-01-08 23:28:23

The budget Singapore hotels website, BudgetHotels.sg has revealed the top 9 best places to buy electronics and gadgets in Singapore. Singapore (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Travelers with a passion for technology and savvy shoppers on the hunt for a bargain in Singapore can now make sure they’re getting the best possible prices as the budget hotel specialist, BudgetHotels.sg publishes its nine best places to buy. Voted for by a panel of Singaporeans, the nine stores who made it into the...

2014-01-06 12:26:42

LONDON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Asia/Pacific Manufacturing 2014 Top 10 Predictions "2014 will continue its pace as Asia/Pacific Manufacturers continue to seek new opportunities for either lower-cost manufacturing centers or new emerging markets. IDC Manufacturing Insights expect to see more manufacturing activities coming to Southeast Asia as manufacturers based in China increasingly seek to reduce cost by moving to...

2014-01-06 12:22:53

LONDON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Strategic Analysis of the Upstream Oil and Gas Market in Southeast AsiaDeclining Hydrocarbon Production Drives E&P Activities, Especially in Marginal and Deepwater FieldsThis research service assesses the current scenario and future potential of the upstream markets in Southeast Asia covering Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, The Philippines, Cambodia, Brunei Darussalam, and...

2013-12-13 23:27:43

The web development specialists have received multiple recognitions, including sponsorship by the Young Entrepreneur Association Brunei, by its current president Hafimi, and the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports. Belait, Brunei Darussalam (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Innonline Solution, web design and development specialists for start-ups, small and mid-size businesses, is proud to announce the company's recent sponsorship recognitions and honours. The company was recently sponsored...


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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