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2008-12-12 11:58:00

MISSISSAUGA, Canada, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Alternext US:YMI, TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today announced that its majority-owned subsidiary CIMYM BioSciences Inc. received a milestone payment from its licensee Innogene Kalbiotech Ltd (IGK) in recognition of the recent marketing approval of nimotuzumab in the Philippines and Indonesia. IGK is the biotech...

2008-12-09 08:15:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSXV: SSC), is pleased to announce that the Company's distributor in the Philippines, Smartcool S.E. Asia Inc., has entered into a sales agreement with Ayala Property Management Corporation ("APMC") in the Philippines, to install Smartcool's Energy Savings Module (ESM(TM)) in the entertainment wing of their Greenbelt 3 Mall located in the Ayala Center in Makati City. This adoption of Smartcool's green technology by APMC, a...

2008-12-05 07:32:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games' (Nasdaq: SGMS) wholly-owned subsidiary, The Global Draw Ltd. ("Global Draw") and Elixir Gaming Technologies (Amex: EGT) ("Elixir Gaming") announced today they have formed a strategic alliance to address new opportunities in the high-potential gaming market of Cambodia through placements of Global Draw's popular server-based gaming machines at Elixir Gaming sourced venues. Pursuant to this agreement, gaming machines from Global Draw...

2008-12-04 08:30:00

Davies Energy Systems and Smartcool jointly offer consulting services and technologies that reduce energy consumption, save customers money and provide fast ROI VANCOUVER, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSXV: SSC) is pleased to report that Smartcool Systems SEA PTE Ltd., Smartcool's distributor for the Philippines, has signed a joint venture marketing agreement with Davies Energy Systems, Inc., located in Makati, Philippines, to promote energy...

2008-11-10 15:00:15

LONDON, HONG KONG and SINGAPORE, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- With an eye on the growing market of youth adventure travelers, the Philippines Department of Tourism (PDOT) partners with MTV Networks for a "hip, contemporary" global campaign -- MTV Revelations, to promote Philippines as a destination for young adults and music lovers. MTV Revelations is being created for twelve markets: Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, U.K. and U.S.A.,...

2008-10-24 15:15:00

In what could be a major archaeological discovery, authorities in the Philippines may have unknowingly recovered the remnants of a long-lost tribe during the confiscation of 22 bags of broken pottery seized from antiquity smugglers. Experts at the National Museum in Manila are now analyzing the burial urns from a Philippine tribe that lived over 2,000 years ago. "The pottery has human faces that show emotions," said Eusebio Dizon, A U.S.-trained archaeologist who leads the archaeological unit...

2008-10-21 09:00:16

PixSense, a global leader in multimedia and web convergence solutions, announced today that Globe Telecom, Inc. (Globe), a major telecommunications provider in the Philippines, has selected the PixSense's PSP (Preserve, Share, Publish) Solution Suite application. This will provide Globe subscribers with comprehensive mobile photo and video sharing services over their mobile network, thereby allowing users to seamlessly share their mobile media with friends and family, as well as the ability...

2008-10-13 12:00:36

The solar power industry these days is a mix of large and small companies pushing their own technologies. The playing field is still wide open for competing solar panel technologies. Eventually, the market will decide which ones will be left standing and which ones will eat the dust. With all this competition, are there still opportunities for developing countries like the Philippines? Yes, particularly in manufacturing and in the downstream and applications areas of the value chain. The...

2008-10-13 06:00:39

MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Nido Petroleum Ltd (Nido) is pleased to announce that oil production has commenced from the Galoc oil field, offshore Palawan Island in the Philippines. Oil production commenced on 9 October 2008. Oil is now flowing to the FPSO 'Rubicon Intrepid'. Ms. Joanne Williams, Nido's Deputy Managing Director, said "We at Nido have been patiently working towards this day since 2004 and I am very proud today to see the commencement of oil production from...

2008-10-08 12:00:28

TBC Integration, Inc. - a leading equipment distributor and integrator of satellite video networks and subscriber management systems - has been selected by ABS-CBN International, the U.S.-based subsidiary of ABS-CBN Broadcasting, the Philippines' largest entertainment and broadcasting company, to provide a new turnkey video system. TBC Integration will supply a state-of-the-art MPEG-4/H.264 video encoding, multiplexing, control, and transmission platform. The new system allows ABS-CBN...

Latest the Philippines Reference Libraries

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...

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

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

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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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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