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2014-10-30 08:28:33

LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Taiwan Trade Centre in London, England, is the foremost not-for-profit organization promoting trade between Great Britain and Taiwan. Recently, it has also become more multi-task-oriented and more multi-functional, with the Centre featuring some of Taiwan's best companies in a display of a comprehensive range of products promoting a smarter, greener, and healthier living experience. The display is located at the Taiwan Trade Centre office...

2014-10-29 08:26:25

Showcasing Taiwan's Award-winning Brands TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Taiwan Green Products Campaign, featuring award-winning brands, finally makes its debut in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141028/154914 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141028/154915 Without a doubt, global warming has become a serious threat to many parts of Asia, and the effects of climate change in the region over the past few years have...

2014-10-29 04:22:43

TAIPEI, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (TAIEX: 2412, NYSE: CHT) ("Chunghwa" or "the Company") today reported its un-audited operating results for the third quarter of 2014. All figures were prepared in accordance with Taiwan-International Financial Reporting Standards ("T-IFRSs") on a consolidated basis. (Comparisons throughout the press release, unless otherwise stated, are made with regard to the prior year period) Third Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights --...

2014-10-28 08:40:44

High voltage ICs provide robust performance for land-line applications used in home and office HSINCHU, Taiwan, MUNICH and NEUBIBERG, Germany, Oct. 28, 2014 /PR Newswire/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303) ("UMC"), a leading global semiconductor foundry, and Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, today announced that UMC has entered volume production for Lantiq's SPT170 high voltage Power Management ICs (PMIC) used...

2014-10-28 00:26:15

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Terminal Blocks in US$ Million by the following Types: PCB-Mounted, Power Blocks, Sectional, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and...

2014-10-28 00:25:52

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for LED Light Bars in Million Units. The report analyzes the global and major regional markets in terms of unit shipments of LEDs used in light bars for backlighting in the following large area display applications: Monitors, Notebook PCs, Televisions, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, China, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts...

2014-10-23 12:21:26

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today announces the implementation of a codeshare arrangement with China Airlines that will offer customers seamless bookings and travel between Taipei, Taiwan, elsewhere in Asia and multiple destinations across the United States. The new codeshare agreement, the fourth for the California-based airline, involves China Airlines placing its two-letter airline code (CI) on a range of Virgin America markets including flights...

2014-10-22 00:22:32

HSINCHU, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lextar Electronics Corp. (TAIEX: 3698, "Lextar" or the "Company), a vertically-integrated LED company from Taiwan, debuted an ultra slim flat panel LED luminaire, LEAFIA, with a thickness of only 8mm and has been named a winner in Japan's Good Design Award 2014. This is the fourth time Lextar has received recognition from the award. Lextar will unveil LEAFIA at the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair taking place during October 27-30, 2014....

2014-10-21 23:00:54

The Intelligent Community Forum today named the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2015. The United States has five communities, four each from Taiwan and Australia, three from Canada and one each from five other nations and they range in population from 15,000 to more than six million. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The Intelligent Community Forum today named the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2015. This select group of communities will now be in contention for the...

The doctor takes from the child blood.
2014-10-20 02:30:06

Provided by Dr. Tsai Chung-Li, Diabetologia A new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that children who have been infected with enterovirus are 48% more likely to have developed type 1 diabetes. The study is by Dr. Tsai Chung-Li, China Medical University, Taiwan, and colleagues. "Type 1 diabetes is considered to be caused by complex interaction between genetic susceptibility, the immune system, and environmental...


Latest Taiwan Reference Libraries

Formosan Rock Macaque, Macaca cyclopis
2014-04-10 14:35:24

The Formosan Rock Macaque (Macaca cyclopis), Formosan Rock Monkey, or Taiwanese Macaque, is a macaque endemic to the island of Taiwan and has been introduced to Japan. Besides humans, these monkeys are only native primates living in Taiwan. These mammals measure 50 to 60 centimeters and weigh 5 to 12 kilograms, generally the females are smaller. Their tails are moderately long and they measure 26 to 45 centimeters. This macaque is brown or gray in coloration. The monkey has specialized...

Asian Black Bear, Ursus thibetanus
2013-06-03 13:08:46

The Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus), also known as the white-chested bear or the moon bear, is a species that holds a large range. This range includes northern areas of the Indian Subcontinent, most areas of the Himalayas, far eastern Russia, northeastern areas of China, Korea, and the Honshū and Shikoku islands near Japan. As is common to black bear species, the Asiatic black bear prefers a habitat within deciduous forests, mixed forests, deserts, and thornbrush forests. It can...

2012-06-14 11:54:16

Symbol: PUMOM Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Synonyms:   GLJA2 Glycine javanica L.   PUTO2 Pueraria tonkinensis Gagnep. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Fabales...

Seema, Oncorhynchus masou
2009-06-19 12:48:12

Seema, also known as Sima and Sema Japanese salmon, Cherry salmon, or Masu salmon (Oncorhynchus masou) is a salmon of the western Pacific Ocean which includes the Kuril Islands, Kamchatka, Primorsky Krai, Japan, Korea and Sakhalin. In Taiwan a landlocked subspecies known as the Taiwanese salmon or the Formosan salmon (Oncorhynchus masou Formosanum) also exists. The Seema favors a temperate climate that is around the area of 65 degrees north to 58 degrees north in the sea. The Seema also...

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2009-06-17 12:33:16

The Chinese Prickly Ash or Flatspine Prickly Ash (Zanthoxylum simulans) is a species of flowering plant native to eastern China and Taiwan. It is one of several plants of Zanthoxylum from which Sichuan Pepper is produced. It is a small spreading tree that grows to 23 feet tall. Its leaves are 2.75 to 5 inches long and pinnate (having parts of a leaf arranged on both sides of the stem). Each leaf has 7 - 11 small leaflets that are each 1.25 to 2 inches long. There are numerous spines on the...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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