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2009-12-18 09:02:00

MANILA and QUEZON CITY, Philippines, Dec.

2009-12-17 07:30:00

NORFOLK, Va., Dec.

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2009-12-16 16:00:00

On Wednesday, the infamous Mayon volcano in the Albay province of the Philippines let off some steam, oozing lava and spewing ash into the atmosphere and prompting local authorities to evacuate more than 30,000 residents from the surrounding cities.

2009-12-07 09:00:00

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced the availability of reporting on consumer Internet usage for Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam.

2009-12-03 09:00:00

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today further expanded its reach into growing nations with the opening of the first IBM Innovation Center in the Philippines.

2009-12-02 13:46:00

Inaugural Microfinance Leadership Summit focuses on helping microfinance institutions reach more of the world's poor through technology. WASHINGTON and SEATTLE, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grameen Foundation and Microsoft Corp.

2009-12-02 15:14:00

MANILA, Philippines, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectrum Blue Steel is emerging as one of the fastest growing green energy companies on the planet.

2009-12-01 14:08:00

MANILA, Philippines and TOPEKA, Kan., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Payless ShoeSource announced plans today for the continued international expansion of the Payless retail chain. Through an agreement with franchise partner Stores Specialists, Inc.


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Carabao, Bubalus bubalis carabanesis
2012-08-16 09:41:25

The carabao (Bubalus bubalis carabanesis) is a subspecies of the domesticated water buffalo. It is also known as kalabaw in the Filipino language and the kerbau in the Malay language. It is native to Guam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, and some areas of Southeast Asia. It is often associated with farmers because it is skilled in pulling plows and carts, allowing farmers to grow and transport crops easily. In some areas, it is killed for its meat and hide, and in other areas, it...

Indomalaya Ecozone
2009-07-01 12:56:43

The Indomalaya ecozone is one of Earth's eight ecosystems. It covers most of South and Southeast Asia and parts of East Asia. This area was originally known as the Oriental Region by most scientists (especially biogeographers). Indomalaya extends from Afghanistan to Pakistan through the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia to southern China, and through Indonesia toward Java, Bali, and Borneo. Indomalaya borders Australasia to the east and both are separated by the Wallace Line. Indomalaya...

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2009-06-26 17:54:54

The Fishing Spider (Thalassius albocinctus) is a species of arachnid found in tropical Asia from India to the Philippines. It gets its name from the habit it has of catching small fish. It is found near water. This spider is easily identifiable by the presence of a black, glossy, broad band and white lateral band that runs along the cephalothorax (conjoined head and thorax) and abdomen. It has long yellow-brown legs. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2008-08-11 20:03:38

The Handsome Sunbird (Aethopyga bella), is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitat. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2007-10-24 12:57:02

The Barred Buttonquail or Common Bustard-Quail (Turnix suscitator), is one of a small family of birds which resemble, but are unrelated to, true quails. This species is resident from India across tropical Asia to south China, Indonesia and the Philippines. In India it is widespread and is found up to 8200 feet in elevation in the Himalayas, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Indonesia and most of Southeast Asia and the Philippines. This typical little quail is rufous-brown above, rusty and...

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Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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