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2013-12-23 08:27:12

Reforms Have Lengthened the Drug Review Process, Set an Annual Drug Expenditure Target and Added a New HTA Process, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the high level of pharmaceutical expenditure in Taiwan is being reined in by Second Generation Healthcare Reform enacted in January 2013. Taiwan...

2013-12-20 08:27:40

ASE is proactively taking steps to resume operations quickly and ensure minimal disruption to customers as well as preserve the employment rights of our employees TAIPEI, Taiwan, R.O.C., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc (TAIEX: 2311, NYSE: ASX), the world's largest semiconductor assembly and test service provider, today issued the following statement in response to the Kaohsiung Environmental Protection Bureau (KEPB)'s press announcement regarding...

2013-12-19 11:59:40

Can spaceborne radar help predict sinkholes? What do ancient ambers reveal about paleochemotaxonomy? How does serpentinization affect sub-seafloor environments? Can OAE2 help us understand current global warming? Did trilobites venture into upper intertidal zones? When did vast landmasses first emerge above sea level? What does the 27 March 2013 6.2M earthquake reveal about central Taiwan? How do you reconstruct snapshots of a catastrophic radial current? What is a cryptic coral-crinoid...

2013-12-17 23:02:28

Canada, Germany, Taiwan and the US, represented in final round of the 2013 L. Ron Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future contest Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Finalists for the 4th quarter of the 25th year of the L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Contest were announced today by Joni Labaqui, the contest Director. The finalists for this quarter are from Canada, Germany, Taiwan and United States. FOURTH QUARTER...

2013-12-16 08:30:34

Company outlines plans to focus on environmental issues and areas of commitment to the city of Kaohsiung TAIPEI, Taiwan, R.O.C., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc (TAIEX: 2311, NYSE: ASX), the world's largest semiconductor assembly and test service provider, today announced the steps that the company have taken to address the isolated case of industrial wastewater discharge at ASE Kaohsiung K7 facility on October 1st, 2013 and subsequent...

2013-12-15 08:20:08

TAIPEI, Taiwan, R.O.C., Dec. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. ("ASE" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2311, NYSE: ASX) announces the following facts in connection with the operations of its packaging/testing site No. 1 in Chungli, Taoyoun, Taiwan (the "Chungli No.1 packaging/testing site") ASE explains that the operations of the Chungli No.1 packaging/testing site at the Company's Chungli branch remain unaffected: At 7:30 p.m., December 14, 2013, the...

2013-12-12 04:21:27

LONDON, December 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bullitt Group, the UK-based international mobile phone and consumer electronics company, has hired Asian mobile market expert Scott Cheng as Vice President, Sales for Asia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131212/658871 ) Bullitt, which has seen rapid growth since its formation in 2009, is delighted to announce that Mr. Cheng, most recently President of Commtiva Technology in Taiwan, has joined its...

2013-12-12 04:20:50

Financing to advance clinical development of its first-in-class anticancer agents SAN DIEGO and NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Senhwa Biosciences, Inc. has raised an additional $17 million USD in a Series B financing to drive its anticancer agents through critical clinical trials, the company announced today. The Taiwan and San Diego, CA based company closed the round with participation from existing and new investors including H&Q Asia Pacific,...

2013-12-10 23:24:45

In 2008, ASUSTeK became the first Taiwanese IT company to participate in the green-rating system. As of November 2013, ASUS had 302 products registered with EPEAT in 14 countries and had leveraged the EPEAT system to help inform a wide range of its environmental initiatives. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Computer users worldwide often hear about “Moore’s Law,” a theory that the average processing power for computers doubles every 18-24 months. Technological advances have upheld this...

2013-12-05 23:03:51

The development of TTF brings Taiwanese Textile Industry to a further stage. The diverse textile products have been widely used with new elements added. (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 The evolution of modern textile development in Taiwan started almost six decades ago in the late 1950’s. Faced with growing economic pressures and a need for internal textile development the Taiwanese Textile Industry embarked on a long and fruitful journey starting with basic converting and products utilizing...


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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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