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2013-04-11 08:24:21

BOTHELL, Wash., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: BRNE), (the "Company" or "Borneo"), today announced that it has made the Second Payment as required by the previously announced purchase 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. Nils Ollquist Borneo's Chief Executive Officer commented, "With this payment we have secured the...

2013-04-10 08:37:08

BEIJING, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (Nasdaq: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or the "Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, announced today that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Bond Corporation Pte. Ltd., and its group of companies ("Bond"). The total consideration for the acquisition is approximately US$ 73 million, with payment 50% in cash and 50% in stock. The stock...

2013-03-28 12:24:08

BOTHELL, Wash., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: BRNE), (the "Company" or "Borneo"), today announced the execution of a purchase agreement with PT Puncak Kalabat ("Puncak") to acquire 100% ownership in a 30 hectare property ("Ratatotok Property") in the Southeast Minahasa Regency of the North Sulawesi Province, one of the richest gold reserve areas in Indonesia. The Ratatotok Property is located near the village of Ratatotok, approximately 3 hours...

2013-03-27 20:22:59

ISCC Gives Growing Asian Biofuel Industry Access to European Market EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services has announced the expansion of its biofuel certification services in Southeast Asia. The veteran third-party environmental certification body will now conduct audits under the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) program, which will allow biofuel producers in Southeast Asia to meet the requirements for export into the...

2013-03-25 20:22:01

Acquisition Allows Immediate US/Southeast Asia Expansion, Products Rollout and Revenue Building SANTA ANA, Calif., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Latteno Food Corp. (OTC: LATF) announced today that it has acquired California-licensed Green Cannabis Collective Inc. to further expand its medical marijuana edible market. The main purpose of the Collective is to: Collectively and cooperatively cultivate, acquire, possess and distribute medical cannabis by and between Members of the...

2013-03-18 10:48:04

Around half of Cambodia's tropical flooded grasslands have been lost in just 10 years according to new research from the University of East Anglia. The seasonally flooded grasslands around the Tonle Sap, Southeast Asia´s largest freshwater lake, are of great importance for biodiversity and a refuge for 11 globally-threatened bird species. They are also a vital fishing, grazing, and traditional rice farming resource for around 1.1 million people. Research published today in the...

2013-03-11 12:21:26

BOTHELL, Wash., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: BRNE), (the "Company" or "Borneo"), today announced that it signed the purchase 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 purchase agreement supersedes the option agreement announced in early February. The property is located close to the regional capital, Manado, and lies...

American Bullfrog Is Spreading Chytrid Through Commercial Trade
2013-03-07 09:27:12

Wildlife Conservation Society A team of scientists led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the National University of Singapore (NUS), revealed in a new study, for the first time, the presence of the pathogenic chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) in amphibians sampled in Singapore. And the American bullfrog may be a central player in the spread of the disease. The study appears in the current issue of the journal EcoHealth, and is the first to consider the role...

2013-03-07 08:20:52

BEIJING, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or the "Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, announced today that it signed a stock purchase agreement (SPA) to acquire 100% ownership of Bond Corporation Pte. Ltd. and its group of companies ("Bond"). The total consideration for the acquisition is a combination of cash and stock, aggregating an equivalent of...

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...


Latest Southeast Asia Reference Libraries

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...

Manananggal
2014-01-19 12:54:59

The manananggal is a mythical creature in Philippine folklore. It is similar to the western vampire in looks as well as behavior. They are said to dislike garlic and salt, also are said to avoid, light, vinegar, spices, daggers, and the tail of a stingray. The name manananggal derives from the word tanggal which means to separate. Translation for the word manananggal is "one who separates itself." Most of the stories depicting the manananggal come from the province of Capiz and many...

Sulawesi Bear Cuscus, Ailurops ursinus
2013-08-21 14:19:04

The Sulawesi bear cuscus (Ailurops ursinus), also known as the Sulawesi bear phalanger, is marsupial that is classified within the Phalangeridae family. It can be found in Sulawesi, Indonesia, and neighboring islands. It prefers a habitat within tropical or subtropical arid or moist forests, at elevations of up to 1,968 feet above sea level. The Sulawesi bear cuscus is an arboreal animal, preferring to reside in the trees, and can typically be found in pairs. It is active during the day and...

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