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2009-11-19 20:27:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Two San Diego charities and a San Diego Private Equity Firm are teaming up to gift educational books to the children, families and schools in the Philippines.

2009-11-19 08:43:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Symstream Technology Group Ltd., a worldwide leader in wireless-technology, announced today an alliance with Machine2Machine Interactive Intelligence Inc. (M2Mi3), a pioneering M2M technology enabler and provider in the Asia Pacific region.

2009-11-18 17:21:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares and Boeing today delivered an emergency shipment of medical aid to the Philippines, where thousands of people are still reeling from the devastation caused by back-to-back storms this fall.

2009-11-10 15:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cascal N.V. (NYSE: HOO) (the "Company"), a leading provider of water and wastewater services in seven countries, today announced unaudited financial results for the six months and the second quarter ended September 30, 2009. Cascal N.V.

2009-11-06 03:05:00

MANILA, Philippines, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan hosted the Philippines Telecom International Summit 2009 today.

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2009-11-03 15:49:10

Typhoon Mirinae drenched the Philippines and Vietnam over the last two weeks. Typhoon Mirinae dropped heavy rain over the central Philippines after hitting as a category two typhoon with wind speeds of 85 knots (~98 mph).

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2009-11-02 14:01:38

When NASA's Aqua satellite flew over the Philippine Sea during the early morning hours today, November 2 infrared imagery saw another new tropical cyclone coming together.

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2009-11-02 13:58:46

Mirinae (Santi) caused 12 hours of flooding rains in the Philippines when it crossed the northern Luzon region over the weekend.

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2009-10-31 08:55:50

Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed that Typhoon Mirinae's cold thunderstorm clouds were already over sections of the central and northern Philippines on October 30 at 4:53 pm (Asia/Manila) local time. Mirinae is also known as "Santi" in the Philippines.

2009-10-26 14:35:00

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Latest the Philippines Reference Libraries

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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...

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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.